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  1. Networks Campaign to Retire Live and Same-Day Ratings

    12:12 pm PDT 07/19/2014
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    "If you were a sports reporter, you wouldn't report the winner on the third-inning score," says CBS chief research officer (and time-shifting evangelist) David Poltrack. "You can't do that." READ MORE

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  2. Malaysia Airlines Crash Coverage Catapults Cable News Ratings

    2:48 pm PDT 07/18/2014
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    News of Flight 17's crash in Ukraine (and the ongoing conflict in the Gaza Strip) prompts wall-to-wall coverage throughout Thursday, culminating in huge audiences during primetime — and a record for Megyn Kelly. READ MORE

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  3. TV Ratings: 'The Strain' Delivers Big Premiere Week, 'Masters of Sex' and 'Ray Donovan' Get DVR Lifts

    2:06 pm PDT 07/18/2014
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    The new FX series gets a strong showing with encores and time-shifting, while Showtime's new Sunday lineup of sophomores opens without the aid of "Dexter" or "Homeland." READ MORE

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  4. TV Ratings: Steady 'Big Brother' Leads, 'Gang Related' Rises

    9:22 am PDT 07/18/2014
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    The CBS series tops Thursday night, as second outings for new NBC comedies "Welcome to Sweden" and "Working the Engels" drop. READ MORE

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  5. TV Ratings: 'The View' Falls Below 'The Talk' for the First Time

    12:32 pm PDT 07/17/2014
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    The same week that Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy address their exits on air, the ABC veteran loses to CBS' ever-rising talk show. READ MORE

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  6. TV Ratings: 'Extant' Holds in Demo, 'So You Think You Can Dance' Goes Low

    9:13 am PDT 07/17/2014
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    The CBS drama stays steady — though not exactly where total viewers are concerned — while the Fox competition takes a dip. READ MORE

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  7. TV Ratings: MLB All-Star Game Drives Tuesday, 'Night Shift' Season Wraps

    8:59 am PDT 07/16/2014
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    UPDATED: Fox broadcast of the baseball game tops the night by all measures, earning its biggest audience in four years. READ MORE

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  8. TV Ratings: '24' Finale and 'Under the Dome' Rise

    9:20 am PDT 07/15/2014
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    Fox's "Live Another Day" wraps with one of its best showings since the premiere, while the CBS series narrowly leads the night. READ MORE

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  9. World Cup Ratings: 26.5 Million U.S. Viewers Watch Final Match Across Networks

    1:44 pm PDT 07/14/2014
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    ABC and Univision improve on their showings from the 2010 men's championship match, and the English-speaking coverage of the final falls only 1 million shy of the record set by the U.S.-Portugal game. READ MORE

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  10. TV Ratings: More Boosts for 'Big Brother'

    9:54 am PDT 07/14/2014
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    Sunday's leader also helps to raise lead-out "Unforgettable," lifting CBS to a nightly win. READ MORE

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  11. World Cup Final Sets German TV Audience Record

    1:25 am PDT 07/14/2014
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    UPDATED: About 34.65 million people watched the game on ARD, beating a high mark set by the 7-1 semifinal victory over Brazil, as the U.K. coverage on BBC and ITV averaged 15 million viewers. READ MORE

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  12. TV Ratings: New NBC Comedies Start Softly, 'Big Brother' and 'NY Med' Grow

    10:06 am PDT 07/11/2014
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    "Welcome to Sweden" and "Working the Engels" don't stack up to the recent "Undateable" debut, while the CBS competition surges past the latest episodes. READ MORE

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  13. World Cup Ratings: ESPN and Univision Wrap Strong Semifinals

    3:08 pm PDT 07/10/2014
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    Wednesday's Argentina-Netherlands narrowly bests the Brazil blowout for the cable network, while the Spanish-language coverage has reached 78 million Americans. READ MORE

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  14. TV Ratings: Halle Berry's 'Extant' Brings a Big (Older) Audience

    8:22 am PDT 07/10/2014
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    CBS' big summer drama rakes in 9.4 million viewers, though it makes a considerably smaller impression among adults 18-49, dropping from its "Big Brother" lead-in. READ MORE

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  15. World Cup: Dutch Loss to Argentina Sets Ratings Record in Netherlands

    2:58 am PDT 07/10/2014
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    An average audience of 9.1 million people watched, with a peak of 9.6 million. READ MORE

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  16. World Cup Ratings: Brazil-Germany Blowout Still Attracts 6.6 Million Viewers

    1:21 pm PDT 07/09/2014
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    Despite a 7-1 loss for the host country, the game holds a huge audience and peaks with 7.5 million. READ MORE

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  17. FYI Rebrand Kicks Off With 'Married at First Sight,' Ratings Growth from BIO

    12:55 pm PDT 07/09/2014
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    The evolved A+E Network kicks off on Tuesday night with its first of six new originals set for July and solid growth from its predecessor's primetime average. READ MORE

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  18. ABC Evening News Heir David Muir Scores Best Ratings Win for 'World News' in Six Years

    11:21 am PDT 07/09/2014
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    Subbing for Diane Sawyer during the Fourth of July holiday week, Muir gives ABC wide margins of victory over NBC's "Nightly News." READ MORE

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  19. TV Ratings: 'Talent' Repeat and 'Night Shift' Top Tuesday

    9:36 am PDT 07/09/2014
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    Steady outings of "Extreme Weight Loss" and "Celebrity Wife Swap" round out the night. READ MORE

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  20. World Cup: Germany-Brazil Semifinal Sets German TV Audience Record

    1:27 am PDT 07/09/2014
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    Nearly 32.6 million people watched the game on ZDF, beating a 2010 high mark, while the 87.8 percent audience share ranks among the highest ever. READ MORE

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  21. TV Ratings: 'Bachelorette' Climbs, 'Under the Dome' Drops, 'MasterChef' Leads

    8:54 am PDT 07/08/2014
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    In its second week of the summer, the CBS drama loses its demo crown to a trio of reality competitions — though it maintains its status as the night's most-watched broadcast. READ MORE

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