Bears-Packers season opener a big hit – locally

Chicago, Milwaukee viewers tune in but national ratings hit a ten-year low The excitement surrounding the changes the Chicago Bears have made this off-season – hiring Matt Nagy as the new  head coach and the blockbuster trade acquiring linebacker Khalil Mack in a trade with the Oakland Raiders paid off in the local ratings in the first game of the […]

TLC lands Miss America

So viewers can now ignore it on another cable network. Maybe they can acquire the NHL next? Meanwhile, Nick’s Noggin (the pre-school outlet) and The N (a teen-targeted outlet), which shared space on one channel, will be spitting up into two separate 24-hour operations on Dec. 31, with Noggin taking over the channel space now occupied by Nick GAS (Games […]

Miss America’s now on the clock….

And like The Great American Dream Vote – get clocked out. CMT has dumped the once popular pageant after two years. This comes after NBC picked up the Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants for three more years, despite the fact that nobody watches them. (They did the same thing with the NHL on Tuesday. So why can’t CMT follow […]

Here’s another event nobody cares about

Here’s another clueless organization that just can’t seem to get it right: The Miss America Pageant tanked on CMT Monday Night, drawing just 2.4 million viwers, compared to 3 million viewers last year. Like the NHL did with its All-Star game this year, Miss America moved its failing pageant to cable in 2006, and moved it to a weeknight against […]