While Fox has become very competitive with American Idol, Fox affiliates’ prime-time newscasts – which usually trail the big three network stations in any given market – now often beats them on nights when Idol is on, particularly in adults 18-49. WBFF is an example of this – the Sinclair-owned Fox affiliate in Baltimore beats market leaders NBC affiliate WBAL-TV […]
The winner of American Idol (if you care) is….. But we all know who the real winner of Idol is: Sanjaya. The best part of this is we don’t have to hear about Paula or Simon until January. But it would be even better if we didn’t have to hear from Paula, Simon, or this fraud of a show ever […]
Who will it be tonight? Blake or Jordin on Idol? Aw, who cares? Judging by last night ratings, more and more people are taking that same position.Yeah, a colorful cast of characters. Paula. Simon. Sanjaya. Where’s Elvis and his gun when you need him? (Update): Just how many worn-out pop songs the contestants are going to sing tonight?
I decided to put the analysis of the Fox and CW schedules on this post instead of “burying” them after the announced fall schedules on separate posts. So here goes…. Fox: Because of post-season baseball and the return of American Idol and 24 in January, Fox’s schedule next season is separated into two parts, with an emphasis on midseason. The […]
Michael Wilbon of PTI may not have been watching, but the rest of America was: American Idol drew 37.3 million viewers, the second-highest total in the program’s history-a 15.7/38 rating/share among the money demo (A 18-49) and a 20.3/30 among households (In Chicago, Idol drew a 20.1/30, about average.) Meanwhile, way, way, waaaaaaaaayyyyyy on the opposite end of the ratings […]