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Nielsen's top programs for Nov. 4-10

Nov. 12, 2019 6:05 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Nov. 4-10. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: Minnesota at Dallas, NBC, 22.99 million. 2. "NFL Sunday Night Pre-Kick," NBC, 16.72 million. 3. "NFL Sunday Post-Game," Fox, 15.71 million. 4. NFL Football:...

LSU-Alabama game a big winner for CBS over the weekend

Nov. 12, 2019 6:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Television viewers flocked to the showdown between LSU and Alabama over the weekend, making it the top-rated regular season college football game in eight years. The Nielsen company said 16.6 million people watched the game late Saturday afternoon, as LSU held off the Tide's late charge. At...

Nielsen's top programs for Oct. 28-Nov. 3

Nov. 5, 2019 5:48 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Oct. 28-Nov. 3. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. World Series Game 7: Washington at Houston, Fox, 23.22 million. 2. NFL Football: New England at Baltimore, NBC, 22.03 million. 3. World Series Game 6: Washington at...

Strong ending helps World Series avoid record low viewership

Nov. 5, 2019 5:43 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — It may be no solace to the Houston Astros, but the Washington Nationals' comeback win in the World Series helped baseball avoid a dubious record. The series' seventh and deciding game reached 23.2 million people, eclipsing even "Sunday Night Football" and enabling the Series to average just...

Nielsen says World Series is a snooze for most TV viewers

Oct. 29, 2019 5:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Fans in Washington and Houston may be excited, but the rest of the country is reacting to the World Series with a collective yawn. Through the first five games, the World Series has been averaging 11.6 million viewers, the Nielsen company said. That puts it on pace to be the least-watched...

Nielsen's top programs for Oct. 21-27

Oct. 29, 2019 4:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Oct. 21-27. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: Green Bay at Kansas City, NBC, 18.32 million. 2. NFL Football: Washington at Minnesota, Fox, 13.77 million. 3. World Series Game 1: Washington at Houston,...

Former House Speaker Paul Ryan launches new organization

Oct. 28, 2019 9:36 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Former House Speaker Paul Ryan has launched a new nonprofit organization he says will be focused on fighting poverty, increasing economic opportunities and advancing evidence-based public policies. Ryan announced the launch of the American Idea Foundation on Monday. He moved more than...

Nielsen's top programs for Oct. 14-20

Oct. 22, 2019 4:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — 1. NFL Football: Philadelphia at Dallas, NBC, 21.45 million. 2. "NFL Pregame Show," NBC, 16.28 million. 3. NFL Football: Kansas City at Denver, Fox, 14.02 million. 4. NFL Football: Detroit at Green Bay, ESPN, 14 million. 5. "NFL Postgame Show," Fox, 11.97 million. 6. "NCIS," CBS, 10.88...

Football, Chicago dramas lead NBC to ratings victory

Oct. 22, 2019 4:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Football and mayhem in Chicago, unrelated to the NFL's Bears, dominated the top of the television rankings last week. While NBC's Sunday night football game was the most-watched program of the week, producer Dick Wolf's trio of Windy City-set dramas all finished among the Nielsen company's...

Only 3 returning big network shows see rise in live viewers

Oct. 15, 2019 6:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC's sophomore drama "A Million Little Things," reality show "Shark Tank" and the Fox first-responders drama "9-1-1" have something in common that they can take pride in. Over the first three weeks of the television season, they are the only three of 49 prime-time shows returning to ABC,...