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CNN rules ratings on opening night of Democratic convention

CNN had the largest prime-time audience on the first night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention, but all three cable news networks saw ratings rise over 2012 levels. An estimated 26 million viewers watched the speakers featured in the 10 to 11:30 p.m. EDT time slot at the convention in Philadelphia,...

Amid Tumult and Scandal, Fox Tops Cable Ratings During RNC Week

22 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Though racked by internal scandal and jolted the dismissal of its founder and guiding star Roger Ailes, Fox News came in #1 in all of cable ratings for both primetime and total day during the week of the Republican National Conventi...

Republican Convention Ratings Fall Short

New York Times: “About 30 million Americans watched Mr. Trump’s climactic acceptance speech on Thursday evening on the major cable news and broadcast channels… That was about 200,000 fewer viewers than the last Republican nominee, Mitt Romney, received when he [...]

Fox News CEO Roger Ailes Resigns After Sexual Harassment Claims

(Reuters) - Roger Ailes, who built Fox News into a money-making ratings powerhouse, has resigned as chairman and chief executive of the popular cable channel following allegations of sexual harassment, according to the company. The media...Show More Summary

Cruz Snub in Prime Time Boosts Cable News Ratings

Wednesday was Fox News Channel's most-watched night of the 2016 convention thus far.

The Trump Convention Wins Big in the Ratings

GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, who has been cable news ratings gold for the past year, is still working his magic at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland despite only briefly appearing before the delegates on Monday night. Fox News Channel led the way with 5.5 million viewers between 8 and 11 p.m., up 7% from […]

Sterling Jumps As Bank Of England Disappoints - Holds Rate Unchanged, No New QE

With markets pricing in an 86% chance of a rate-cut (compared to 11% pre-Brexit) and hopes high for some form of increased QE, Bank of England's Carney had highly dovish expectations to live up to today. Cable and FTSE were both rallying into the decision (with Gilt yields slightly higher). Show More Summary

2016 MLB All-Star Game ratings and viewership are record lows

There was a time when the MLB All-Star Game could boast that it was a mid-summer ratings and viewership draw. But in this day and age of internet, fragmented cable universe and so many other alternatives, the All-Star Game can no longer make that claim. Show More Summary

Bank of England to cut rates on Thursday to ward off recession: Reuters poll

By Jonathan Cable LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's vote to leave the European Union means the Bank of England will take borrowing costs to a new low this week as it makes a pre-emptive strike to try to ward off a recession and to reassure markets, a Reuters poll found. Show More Summary

Reality TV is dominating broadcast and cable ratings this summer

Unscripted, reality, and game shows—never mind the Olympics—are absolutely dominating in the ratings so far this summer. Read this story »

Dish Sues Tribune Because It Called The Company 'Dishgusting'

2 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

For years now, consumers have been stuck in the middle of increasingly-ugly carriage fee disputes between broadcasters and cable companies. Usually they go something like this: a broadcaster demands a massive rate hike from cable companies to carry their channels. Show More Summary

How Well Fox News Is Doing In The Ratings

Later this year, everyone at Fox News will be celebrating the network reaching its 20th anniversary as a round-the-clock cable mainstay. For much of that two-decade span, especially in recent years, Fox News has been the king of the ratings, and it looks like 2016 is particularly strong year for...

FOX Business Breaks Records With Sky-high Ratings

FOX Business Network (FBN) saw its ratings grow by double digits this year, making it the fastest growing cable news channel. With its high...

Comcast: Stable Port in a Storm, Says Nomura; Cable Subs to Shine

As I mentioned earlier, Comcast (CMCSA) is an exception amidst today’s post-Brexit selloff, rising 5 cents to $61.70, and that’s thanks to an increase in price target by Nomura’s Anthony DiClemente, who reiterates a Buy rating, and raises...Show More Summary

TV Ratings: OWN's 'Greenleaf' Bests Tyler Perry Suite as Network's Top Premiere

The church drama opens to 3 million viewers on premiere night, trailing only 'The People v. O.J. Simpson' in 2016 cable debuts. read more

Buy a Really Fast Router, Get a Really Fast Modem For Just $10 Extra

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

NETGEAR’s AC1750 wireless router is one of the most popular models you can buy these days, sporting a 4.4 star rating from over 1500 customers. For a limited time, if you buy it from Amazon, you can tack on a 16x4 DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem for just $10 extra. Show More Summary

Trevor Noah Still Experiencing Dismal Ratings For ‘The Daily Show’

The Orlando shootings have caused other cable show hosts to increase their ratings, but this certainly isn’t the case with Trevor Noah. When averaging ratings for last week on Showbuzz Daily, Noah averaged about 719,000 viewers a night. Show More Summary

Fox News Leads in Revenue, Ratings; CNN Gets the Largest Surge in Viewership

last monthNews : Mediaite

In 2015 Fox continued to lead cable news networks in both revenue and ratings, but CNN enjoyed the largest surge in viewership.

Regulation and Rents

Here’s James Bessen writing in the Harvard Business Review: …in 1992 Congress passed the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act in response to high cable TV rates. Regulators expected cable prices to fall by 10%. Instead,...Show More Summary

Study Shows Comcast Sucks Just A Tiny Bit Less This Year

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

The good news for Comcast? The latest edition of the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) indicates that the nation's largest cable company actually has a slightly better customer satisfaction rating than last year. The bad news? Comcast remains among the worst-rated companies of any industry in America thanks to limited competition. Show More Summary

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