We are now seeing clear signs that the US is moving back towards a recessionary territory. The first quarter US GDP data showed the US economy growing at an annualized rate of just 2.5% (3.0% was expected). The only reason growth was even this high was because the Government understated inflation, recording a GDP deflator of 1.2%. Show More Summary
“CBS Sunday Morning” has been on something of a ratings renaissance. The Sunday morning show, which differentiates itself from the Sunday competition by focusing on feature stories and culture, had its best season in total viewers since...Show More Summary
Thursday night, MSNBC beat CNN in the 9 and 10pm time slots in both the 25-54 demo and total viewers. At 9pm, MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show had 224K demo viewers and 741K total viewers, while Piers Morgan Live had 125K demo viewers and 506K total viewers.
Last month we reported that online fundraising response rates declined 27% between 2011-2012, according to the eNonprofit Benchmark study. The latest Blackbaud Online Marketing Benchmark Study for Nonprofits that analyzed data from 500 organizations using the Luminate platform also indicated a steep decline in fundraising response rates. Show More Summary
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are at a weird crossroads right now, because Kanye just wants to be known as an artist/Jesus, and Kim wants to use Kanye to pull her reality show’s ratings out of the turdbowl they’re currently circling, and they can’t just split up because these two stupid assholes did it withoutMORE
The Vulture has composed an alarming chart showing how many network television shows have taken hits in the ratings over the 2012/2013 season. The vast majority of the nearly 90 series that had their second or higher season on ABC, CBS,...Show More Summary
As the hit series Scandal continues to show us, despite the increasing rate of interracial marriage within the United States, interracial relationships are still frequently represented as dirty little secrets -- relationships to be hidden rather than shown with pride.
I really hope this is true! E! News is reporting that American Idol alum Jennifer Hudson has signed on to join the judging panel for the next season of American Idol. The reality show certainly suffered in the ratings this … Continue reading »
The news about youth and diabetes keeps getting worse. The latest data shows that children with type 2 diabetes are at high risk to develop heart, kidney and eye problems faster and at a higher rate than adults with diabetes.
Post by Ericka Sóuter Do you remember when American Idol was the freshest, coolest show to hit the tube? Probably not. It's been a long time since that show was on top. Eleven years after its debut, its ratings have taken a serious nose dive. Show More Summary
The 2012-2013 TV season ended on Wednesday and here comes the new shows. With the exception of season winner CBS, who ran repeats last night, everyone had a premiere on Thursday. Having said that, CBS’s The Big Bang Theory (2.2/6) was the highest rated and most watched show of the night with 8.84 million viewers. Show More Summary
Time Network Show Rating 18-49 8PM CBS The Big Bang Theory (R) 8.84 2.2/8 FOX Hell’s Kitchen 5.48 2.1/7 ABC Wipeout 4.12 1.2/4 NBC Save Me 3.21 0.7/3 CW The Vampire Diaries 860,000 0.3/1 8:30PM CBS Two and a Half Men (R) 7.62 1.8/6 NBC Save Me 3.00 0.7/2 9PM CBS Person of Interest (R)Read More
The thing I’m wondering most, after looking over the final 2012-2013 18-49 Nielsen Ratings (with DVR viewership factored in) is this: Who the hell did Community have to blow to get renewed? NBC’s show, in fact, was the lowest rated scripted program on a “real” network television to get a renewal last year, and it was low.
American Idol Season 12 drew the smallest ratings in show history. But, as proven by Karen Elaine Harrelson and Gregory L. Stambaugh, that doesn't mean the battle between Candice Glover and Kree Harrison didn't elicit some serious emotion. According...Show More Summary
Teen birth rates in the U.S., which have been declining for two decades, have reached a record low, with significant drops in almost every state. The report, from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that teen...Show More Summary
The DESolve bioresorbable coronary scaffold system achieves good efficacy and safety with low rates of late lumen loss and major coronary adverse events at six months, show first results from the pivotal DESolve Nx trial reported at EuroPCR 2013. Show More Summary
Here's some news that caught my eye earlier today when I was on the road: The Markit Flash France PMI® shows French private sector output continues to fall at marked rate in May. Key points: Flash France Composite Output Index unchanged...Show More Summary
Amid a raft of Pentagon initiatives to slow its suicide crisis, a new Army report Thursday showed the pace of self-inflicted deaths among soldiers — and all service members — has barely budged so far this year from the record rate the military suffered during 2012.&nb …
A new report just released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has good news regarding the substantial decline in teen births from 2007 through 2011. The report shows teen birth rates dropped nationwide, declining in almost every state. While the drop in the rate of teen births began in 1991, the current [...]
CBS’ “Face the Nation” was the top-rated Sunday public affairs show on May 19, besting NBC’s “Meet the Press” by +210,000 Total Viewers and +181,000 A25-54 viewers. Compared to the same week last year, every show except “Meet the Press” is up in both ratings measurements. Show More Summary