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3 years 10 months ago

Golden Globes most watched show

NEW YORK (AP) - The Nielsen Co. says Sunday's Golden Globes ceremony was seen by almost 17 million TV viewers. It beat all network competition in its time period, slightly exceeding last year's audience for the film and TV awards show. According to time zone-adjusted Nielsen "fast national" figures...

4 years 9 months ago

Olympics unseat Idol

The Olympics on NBC Wednesday night broke American Idol's six-year unbeaten streak in viewers across America. When going head-to-head against Idol from 8 to 9 p.m., the Olympics drew nearly 12 million more viewers -- 30.1 million vs. 18.4 million. For the while night, NBC's Olympic broadcast drew an...

4 years 9 months ago

Super Bowl most watched TV show ever

The Super Bowl was watched by more than 106 million people, surpassing the 1983 finale of "M-A-S-H" to become the most-watched program in television history. The Nielsen Co. estimated Monday that 106.5 million people watched the New Orleans Saints upset the Indianapolis Colts. That beats the "M-A-S-H" finale, which...

4 years 10 months ago

Obama's 1st year gets mixed verdict

Americans like Barack Obama, but do they like the job he's doing? Nearly nine out of 10 people questioned in a new poll say they like Obama personally. Even three-quarters of Republicans say they think Obama is a good guy. But the Associated Press-GfK poll suggests mixed reviews on the...

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