Topic: Cable ratings

Oh, Barnacles! Analyst Chops Viacom’s Ad Forecast on Nick Ratings Drop

'SpongeBob' net in Hard Eight struggle

Nickelodeon’s ratings woes took a turn for the worse on Friday, as Credit Suisse analyst Spencer Wang lowered his forecast for Viacom’s quarterly ad revenue growth, citing the recent slippage…

Four Years In, Fox Business Network Still Treading Water

Latest ratings show channel struggling to find viewers

It was an abysmal month for Fox News' young sibling channel. Fox Business Network saw an average daily viewership of around 65,000 for October, according to Nielsen, which also happened…

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…

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…

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…

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…