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Ratings show Fox News viewers tuning out Jan. 6 hearings

Jun. 29, 2022 15:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel is airing the Jan. 6 committee hearings when they occur in daytime hours and a striking number of the network's viewers have made clear they'd rather be doing something else. During two daytime hearings last week, Fox averaged 727,000 viewers, the...

NBA Finals viewership up 24 percent over 2021

Jun. 29, 2022 03:57 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 14 million people watched the Golden State Warriors win its fourth NBA championship since 2015 by beating the Boston Celtics in the sixth game of their series. The series that matched the NBA's most current dynasty against the one with the most championships...

AP sources: F1, ESPN near rights deal with much higher price

Jun. 27, 2022 19:07 PM EDT

Formula 1 is close to renewing its United States broadcast rights with ESPN — for an exponentially higher price — but the sides have not finalized a deal, according to two people with knowledge of the negotiations. The sides are working on a three-year contract, the people said....

Faldo to retire as lead CBS analyst, replaced by Immelman

Jun. 21, 2022 15:27 PM EDT

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Nick Faldo is leaving 16 years as the lead golf analyst for CBS Sports. In his place will be another former Masters champion. No, not Phil Mickelson. CBS announced Tuesday that Trevor Immelman of South Africa, who won the 2008 Masters and will...

NBA Finals, Jan. 6 hearing lead ABC to ratings win

Jun. 14, 2022 18:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC was the top-rated television network last week largely behind the NBA Finals, and its news division won bragging rights for the first prime-time hearing of the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 riot at the U.S. Capitol. The 5.2 million...

Some 20 million watch primetime hearing of House 1/6 panel

Jun. 10, 2022 18:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An estimated 20 million people watched Thursday night's hearing of the House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. The figures released Friday by the Nielsen Company include viewers from 12 television networks that aired the rare primetime...

Fox News aside, blanket TV coverage set for Jan. 6 hearing

Jun. 08, 2022 20:27 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Television viewers will find nearly blanket prime-time coverage of a Congressional hearing Thursday on the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, with the exception of Fox News Channel. Fox News will cover the first in a series of House Select Committee public hearings as “news...

Queen Elizabeth's jubilee celebration takes a ratings bow

Jun. 07, 2022 17:26 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. split from Great Britain is history, but the monarchy still has a hold on its former colony's heart. Two specials about Queen Elizabeth II and the celebration of her 70th year on the throne broke into last week's top 20 highest-rated programs in prime...

Champions League final averages 2.76 million viewers in US

Jun. 01, 2022 19:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Real Madrid's 1-0 victory over Liverpool in the Champions League final set a record for the largest audience to view the final in the U.S. on English-language television. Nielsen ratings show the game Saturday averaged 2.76 million viewers on CBS, surpassing the...

'Stranger Things' return encourages weekend binging

Jun. 01, 2022 18:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For millions of fans of Netflix's sci-fi drama “Stranger Things,” there's little mystery in how they spent their Memorial Day weekend. Netflix released seven new episodes of the show's much awaited fourth season and said that a record-setting 286 million hours...