Topic: Cable ratings

Niche Channels Take a Bite Out of Cable Ratings Nielsen ratings show fewer viewers for big names

Big cable networks are losing viewers to their smaller competitors, the New York Post reported today. According to Nielsen ratings, many of the top channels saw their viewership decline by…

October 12, 2011, 11:11 AM EDT

USA ‘Roughs Up’ the Competition With Summer Premiere Cable keeps its hitting streak alive with latest series debut

USA Network’s second major summer series launch all but replicated the solid performance of the first. The new original drama Necessary Roughness drew 4.67 million viewers. The show, which stars Callie…

June 30, 2011, 3:58 PM EDT

Hoops Helps TNT to a Q2 Ratings Triumph Turner network holds off USA with key audiences

A record turnout for its coverage of the NBA Playoffs secured a big second-quarter ratings win for TNT, which held off rival USA Network across all the top TV demos. According…

June 28, 2011, 6:19 PM EDT

Summer Thursdays Get Steamy on Cable Premieres of 'Suits,' 'Wilfred' heat up ratings for USA and FX

Cable programs were the big success stories in the ratings reports from the end of last week, as a host of series premieres and returning shows on Thursday night had…

June 25, 2011, 4:54 PM EDT