Ticker: Buzz vs. Sources, 48 Hours, Newsmax TV

By Chris Ariens 

  • With both media affairs shows devoting much of their time to the Brian Williams story Sunday, FNC’s “MediaBuzz” nearly doubled CNN’s “Reliable Sources” in total viewers and had a +51% lead in the A25-54 demo.
  • CBS’s “48 HOURS” was Saturday’s #1 show, and had its biggest audience in nearly three years, since May 5, 2012. 6.64 million watched Tracy Smith‘s report on the 2012 death of Michelle Warner.
  • Newsmax TV, the information and lifestyle channel, has signed a long-term deal with Verizon FiOS adding 5 million homes for a total to 40 million.