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UPDATED: Fri., June 14, 2019

Toronto Raptors’ NBA title sees Canada set viewing, spending records

The final numbers are in, and the NBA Finals were a smashing success for Canada all the way around.

UPDATED: Sat., March 30, 2019

Vahe Gregorian: State of the game: Ratings surge even as scandal lingers over NCAA Tournament

Strange but true: It’s been nearly 20 years since the 2000 publication of “Sole Influence” by Dan Wetzel and Don Yeager, whose book uncovered the shameful dynamics infusing the relationship …

Almost half of big U.S. banks are failing to satisfy Fed supervisors

More than 40 percent of major U.S. lenders are failing to satisfy the Federal Reserve’s expectations in key areas of risk management, the central bank said Friday in a report …

‘Rel’ gets early jump on fall TV season flood

To make sure “Rel” gets attention before the flood of new shows launch, the network will air the comedy starring Lil Rel Howery (“The Carmichael Show”) immediately following the “NFL …

Ford Explorer, Jeep Grand Cherokee get worst ratings in crash test

The Ford Explorer and Jeep Grand Cherokee fared worst among midsize SUVs in the latest crash test results from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Super Bowl LII had fewest viewers since 2009, down 7 percent from last year

The NFL’s ratings slide continued through its final game of the season. According to Nielsen data released Monday, viewership for Super Bowl LII was measured at 103.4 million, the lowest …

‘Today’ show dominates in ratings with Lauer firing

On the week host Matt Lauer was fired because of sexual misconduct charges, NBC’s “Today” show beat its rivals at ABC for the first time in three months.

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 25, 2017

Trump setting new records for low presidential approval

Donald Trump came into office as the most unpopular new president in the history of modern polling. Things have not improved.

Nielsen tries to quantify the Hulu, YouTube effect

Nielsen, the ratings service, announced Tuesday that it will begin to tabulate how many people get their live TV from Hulu and YouTube, an effort to provide a more accurate …

UPDATED: Thu., April 20, 2017

Bill O’Reilly is officially out at Fox News

Fox News on Wednesday ended its association with Bill O’Reilly, the combative TV host and commentator who has ruled cable-news ratings for nearly two decades and was the signature figure …

Return of ‘Voice’ leads NBC to ratings victory

NBC, rebooting for the midseason, also landed in the top 20 with all four of producer Dick Wolf’s Chicago-based dramas that aired last week, including the latest, “Chicago Justice.”

All-Star game ratings are best since 2013

The NBA All-Star game drew an average audience of 7.8 million viewers, making it the most-viewed All-Star broadcast since 2013. Turner Sports announced the numbers on Monday. The number of …

Unlike first, second presidential debate doesn’t set viewership record

An estimated 66.5 million people watched the second debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, down from the record-setting audience who saw their first match but on par with the …

Famous fan: LeBron James swinging with Indians in playoffs

LeBron James has traded teams this October. The Cavaliers superstar, who once wore a New York Yankees cap to a playoff game in Cleveland, is swinging hard for the Indians.

Fox gets 16.9 million viewers for GOP debate

The 16.9 million people who saw Fox News Channel’s coverage of the Republican presidential debate on Thursday has made it the fourth most-watched debate in a primary season ever.

Trump-less GOP debate drew 12.5 million viewers

The seventh Republican presidential debate – and the first one without Donald Trump – has reached 12.5 million viewers.

Record overnight rating for NBA draft on ESPN

The NBA draft delivered its highest rating on ESPN, surpassing the mark set 11 years ago when LeBron James was the No. 1 pick. The telecast Thursday night from Brooklyn, …

Abc Winning Network In ‘94-‘95 TV Season

ABC Tuesday claimed victory among the broadcast networks in the 1994-95 season ended Sunday. It was ABC’s first win in 15 years - but rarely has the matter of which …

Nielsen Winner Enough People Watched ‘Seinfeld’ To Put It At The Top Of The 1994-95 TV Season Ratings

Michael Richards, Julie Louis-Dreyfuss, Jerry Seinfeld and Jason Alexander star in the top rated “Seinfeld.”

TV Season Rankings

Rankings of TV shows for the 1994-95 season as compiled by the A.C. Nielsen Co. (Sept. 19, 1994 to April 16, 1995):