Olympic Hosts, Fall TV Promos

As NBC's coverage drew record ratings, THR and pollster Penn Schoen Berland asked 500 viewers to weigh in on Ryan Seacrest's new role and whether the barrage of ads for new shows is stoking interest

63% of all Olympics viewers are excited about NBC's new fall lineup ... with 25- to 49-year-olds the most excited at 73%

Based on NBC Olympics promos, viewers are most interested in …

  • Revolution: 29%
  • Guys With Kids: 28%
  • Go On: 21%
  • Chicago Fire: 19%
  • Animal Practice: 18%
  • The New Normal: 17%
  • Stars Earn Stripes: 15%

NBC'S OLYMPIC FACES: The percentage of people who think that the host is doing a good job 

  • Dan Patrick: 94%
  • Bob Costas: 92%
  • Ryan Seacrest: 78%

TOP 3: Favorite moments of first 10 days

  • 31%: Michael Phelps becoming the most decorated Olympian ever
  • 22%: Gabby Douglas winning the gold in the women's all-around gymnastics competition
  • 13%: U.S. women's gymnastics team winning the gold for the first time since 1996