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    Play the 92nd Annual Academy Awards Pick’em Game

    With the 92nd Annual Academy Awards taking place Sunday, February 9, 2020 on ABC, here is your chance to predict who will win via the Programming Insider Academy Awards Pick’Em Game! The participant(s) earning the most Pick’Em points will get a mention in the Programming Insider newsletter. Also, the Programming Insider Academy Awards Pick’Em Game […]

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    ABC Announces Midseason Schedule

    ABC will introduce new drama “For Life” from Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, and will feature the returns of “American Idol,” “The Bachelor” and “Grey’s Anatomy” spin-off “Station 19” in midseason. The network, as previously announced, will feature the “Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time” championship. “Station 19” will move into the Thursday 8 p.m. hour, […]

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    Just Under 30-Million Viewers for ‘The Oscars,’ According to ABC

    ABC’s live telecast of “The Oscars” on Sunday attracted an average audience of 29.6 million total viewers and a 7.7 rating in adults 18-49, based on Nielsen’s Live + Same Day “fast national” ratings. Comparably, the telecast stands as TV’s most-watched entertainment telecast in two years and top-rated with young adults in over one year – […]

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    What is the Ratings Outlook for the 91st Annual Academy Awards on ABC?

    The conclusion of the busy awards season arrives this Sunday, February 24, with the annual ceremony that’s the granddaddy of award shows, the Academy Awards. The year of 2018 in cinema featured, of course, a slew of popular superhero fare, led by Marvel’s mega-hit “Black Panther”. It also proved that music-themed movies (“A Star Is […]

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    Play the 91st Annual Academy Awards Pick’Em Game

    With the 91st Annual Academy Awards taking place Sunday, February 24, 2019 on ABC, here is your chance to predict who will win via the Programming Insider Academy Awards Pick’Em Game! The participant(s) earning the most Pick’Em points will get a mention in the Programming Insider newsletter. Also, the Programming Insider Academy Awards Pick’Em Game […]

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    2018 in Broadcasting

    As we near the end of 2018, there was another record number of original scripted programming options vying for eyeballs (across all platforms) and a continued emphasis on the “when you want where you want” programming philosophy. The consumption of content, of course, is no longer reliant on a particular schedule or at home in […]

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    Politics and Plain Old Fun Resonate at the Oscars

    From Shareablee: The Twitter boards, of course, went wild at that very end of the lengthy 89th Annual Academy Awards telecast on Sunday when…egads…the wrong film was announced as the Best Picture winner. But one particular tweet, perhaps, that exemplified the mood of note during the live telecast was… Ready to watch #Oscars2017, or as […]

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    Below Average Results for The Oscars on ABC

    What follows are the fast affiliate results for Sunday, February 26, 2017 broken out by network and by each half-hour. Keep in mind that thse set of ratings for any live telecast is always approximate. -Total Viewers: ABC: 27.49 million, CBS: 4.93, NBC: 3.11, Fox: 2.54 -Adults 18-49: ABC: 7.4 rating/23 share, Fox: 0.7/ 2, […]

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