That Other Pregame Show premiered last year on CBS Sports Network as a companion to CBS’ The NFL Today. And while we don’t know the ratings as CBSSN is not measured by Nielsen, it was able to make an impact on the parent network. Analyst Bart Scott made the trip across the hall to the […]
“CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood” averaged 5.3 million viewers last Sunday, up +16% from the same day last year, besting the weekday morning shows. Season-to-date, “Sunday Morning” is up +6% in viewers vs. last year, averaging...Show More Summary
The contradictory signals generated by American labour market data in the last year have provided grist for both hawks and doves at the Federal Reserve. For hawks, the rapid decline in the unemployment rate shows slack in the economy is disappearing so the Fed should tighten soon. Show More Summary
The Federal Reserve can likely wait until the middle of 2015 to begin raising interest rates from rock-bottom lows, given a job market that still shows signs of weakness and inflation that remains below central bank’s 2% target, Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart said.
The July FOMC minutes showed that a rising number of participants were willing to raise rates sooner. Though some point out that hawks have more of a voice in the minutes than on the committee — since the voting members of the Federal...Show More Summary
Kendra Wilkinson is headed for divorce according to several sources, but she is hanging on to her marriage for the sake of her reality show. According to Radar Online, Hank is living in the couple’s home, still wearing his wedding ring, and participating in his normal day-to-day life. Right now? It’s all about the ratings.
Glassdoor has released its top 25 companies for culture and values, and social media and tech companies made a good showing on the list. Twitter topped the list for 2014, with a 4.5 culture and values rating. The ranking relies on employee ratings from the past year. Show More Summary
The VH1 reality series LeAnn and Eddie may be a ratings disaster, but the title couple still earned a nice, seven-figure payday for their first season that no one watched. Or should we say, Eddie Cibrian earned a nice seven-figure payday? Yes,...Show More Summary
By Donald van Deventer: Kamakura Corporation projections for U.S. Treasuries and fixed rate mortgages this week show that the implied forward yields for 15-year fixed rate mortgages rise from a current effective yield of 3.317% (down 0.01% from last week) to 5.418% in 10 years, down 0.070% from last week. Show More Summary
By EconMatters No Financial Crisis This is one of my main criticisms of central bank policy, especially the last three years when there was no financial crisis but all the central banks continued to keep interest rates at recession era...Show More Summary
A sub-prime credit card issuer argues that publication of its rates and fees constitutes trademark infringement
While Android is usually the mobile platform of choice for hackers, new research that’s about to be presented at the USENIX Security Symposium in San Diego shows that it’s actually possible to use a newly discovered trick to steal data...Show More Summary
By Jon Bailey on August 21, 2014 - 2:56pm Gallup, the polling and survey organization, recently reported on the nation’s uninsured rate since enrollment in the Affordable Care Act marketplaces began. The overall uninsured rate in the second quarter of 2014 (after the initial open enrollment period of the ACA) fell to an historical low. Show More Summary
The marathon to end all marathons is upon us, but your DVR only has so much space. Thankfully we've devised this handy guide—based on IMDB user ratings, cult status, and recommendations from the show's staff—so you don't get buried.
“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” has reported its top ratings results in nine weeks. Averaging a 1.14 rating in adults 18-49 and 4.002 million viewers overall for the week of Aug. 11-15
ABC’s “This Week” notched a win in both total viewers and the A25-54 demographic on August 17, besting CBS’ “Face the Nation” by +81,000 total viewers and +246,000 A25-54 viewers. “Meet the Press,” guest hosted by Andrea Mitchell after David Gregory‘s mid-week departure from NBC, was third. Show More Summary
Most big reality competition shows peak in the ratings at some point, leading the program creators to run around like chickens with their heads cut off, figuring out increasingly gimmicky antics to keep people tuning in for their shows. Show More Summary
We will never know if allowing David Gregory to say so-long to viewers on Meet the Press would have goosed the show's ratings last weekend - but we know for sure that last Sunday's MTP, sans Gregory, who'd been kicked to the curb onShow More Summary
NBC ranked #1 for the night in total viewers with the #1 show of the night by that measure, “America’s Got Talent.”
A new survey from TrustRadius shows that conversion rate optimization software (CRO) is on the rise but that no one vendor is able to provide customers with all the tools they need. “CRO is becoming more important as companies look for ways to improve their website’s effectiveness,” TrustRadius CEO Vinay Bhagat said in a statement. “Low-cost, easy-to-use […]