Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen indicated the Fed may start raising interest rates later this year. Also, a new national survey shows whether Americans would rather buy American goods than items produced overseas. Hena Daniels reports on the day's top MoneyWatch headlines.
Netflix i s thinking about offing one of the oldest and most ubiquitous features associated with movies and TV shows: star ratings. The company has been testing user preferences for years now, trying to understand what brings a user to actually press the "play" button. Show More Summary
Over the next few weeks Netflix will be rolling out a completely redesigned website. This is the first time in four years that the TV and movie streaming site has made a big update to its homepage. But this doesn’t mean Netflix hasn’t been thinking about redesigning. Show More Summary
Temporarily forgetting about falling ratings and challenged business models, TV’s five major networks last week unveiled dozens of new shows at the so-called upfronts — a series of presentations designed to kickstart advertising sales for the fall. But while broadcasters generally throw the splashiest events and generate the biggest headlines,... More »
The Cleveland Fed released the median CPI and the trimmed-mean CPI this morning:According to the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, the median Consumer Price Index rose 0.2% (2.2% annualized rate) in April. The 16% trimmed-mean Consumer Price Index also rose 0.2% (2.2% annualized rate) during the month. Show More Summary
CBS’ Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer was the top-rated Sunday public affairs program in total viewers last Sunday, while ABC’s This Week won the A25-54 demo. But ABC’s win comes with an asterisk. The program was only rated for the first 29 minutes despite 95% coverage across the U.S. Show More Summary
With 113K in the 25-54 demo and 565K total viewers, Hardball with Chris Matthews was the highest rated show across MSNBC's schedule Wednesday, outpacing the primetime lineup in both categories. During the 7 p.m. time slot, Chris Matthews...Show More Summary
David Letterman's final show on Wednesday night brought in his biggest ratings since 1994! That's a major coup in the late night wars for CBS as they said goodbye to the funny man's 33-year late night career. In fact, the Late Show with David Letterman registered a 4.1 rating in the coveted age 25-54 demographic, and in [...]
Nearly 14 million people tuned in to see David Letterman's final night hosting The Late Show. The audience of 13.76 million (and a 3.1 rating among adults 18 to 49) gave the show its highest ratings since February 1994 (when it was immediately preceded by coverage of the Winter Olympics). David... Read More >
David Letterman?s retirement from late night has been a big deal thanks to the longevity of the man?s career and the impact he had on the late night landscape over the years. With that in mind, it?s no real shock that The Late Show with David Letterman nabbed plenty of eyeballs last night.Click To Continue Reading
The finale of CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman” topped the Nielsen Twitter TV Ratings for May 20, 2015, with 201,000 event-related Tweets seen by a unique audience of 4.8 million, according to Nielsen Social. Here’s the Daily Top Five...
"The Late Show with David Letterman" ended on a high note, both on air and in the ratings.Letterman's swan song Wednesday (May 20) drew 13.8 million viewers, making it the most-watched edition of "The Late Show" in more than 20 years. Show More Summary
Mr. Letterman had no formal guests on Wednesday night but the show featured a star-studded Top 10 list. It was his fourth-highest-rated show on CBS.
New research from UAB shows that high-heeled-shoe-related injuries doubled between 2002 and 2012. The frequency and severity of those injuries were sufficient to make the investigators suggest that wearing the appropriate shoes for the appropriate occasion and being aware of one's surroundings are good ideas.
Another split in the mornings as ABC’s Good Morning America wins in viewers while NBC’s Today show wins another week in the A25-54 demo — its second win in four weeks. NBC can also claim its biggest demo win over GMA since the Sochi Olympics. Today also enjoyed its biggest total viewer and demo deliveries in over two months. Show More Summary
Wednesday night’s final installment of CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman” is expected to be among the long-running show’s three or four most-watched episodes ever when the final numbers are in, Variety reports. The early figures, based on Nielsen ovenights...
The new "Daredevil" show has a stunning 4.6 rating on Netflix — that's a tenth of a point higher than "House of Cards." Everyone I know loves it, including me, and I'm only on episode 6. If you're still not convinced, though, check out the top-rated member reviews. Show More Summary
The preliminary numbers are in and things are looking very strong for David Letterman's final night as host of the Late Show. According to Nielsen's overnight metered-markets, Letterman scored a 9.3/24 rating, his highest ratings in nearly 10 years. Show More Summary
The late-night icon exits his CBS show after a week of swelling returns. read more
David Letterman's final appearance as host of "The Late Show" delivered the CBS program's best overnight rating since December 2005, when Oprah Winfrey was a guest.