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The number of Americans watching Trump’s impeachment hearings on TV pales in comparison to Nixon, and some are worried it could spell trouble for the Democrats

Roughly 13 million people tuned in on TV to the first public impeachment hearing on Wednesday, drawing fewer viewers than other recent testimonies by figures like former FBI Director James Comey. The viewership also appeared to pale in comparison to the blockbuster Senate Watergate hearings in 1973, when tens of […]
The number of Americans watching Trump’s impeachment hearings on TV pales in comparison to Nixon, and some are worried it could spell trouble for the Democrats
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The ‘Jeopardy!’ leak is going to be the death of ‘Jeopardy!’

‘Jeopardy!’ isn’t live, but until Monday night’s episode the show had done a pretty good job of maintaining enough secrecy that the game was, functionally, a must-see live event. But on Sunday night, the exciting conclusion of contestant James Holzhauer’s run on the show was revealed by a leak, and […]
The ‘Jeopardy!’ leak is going to be the death of ‘Jeopardy!’
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‘Empire’ ratings hit series low after Jussie Smollett’s arrest

Ratings for Fox’s “Empire” dropped dramatically when the show returned from a hiatus last week. It was the first new episode to air following actor Jussie Smollett’s arrest. The episode was viewed by 4 million people, according to Nielsen. That’s down 13% from the last episode in December, and 35% […]
‘Empire’ ratings hit series low after Jussie Smollett’s arrest
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TV viewing habits shows how the NFL is still as dominant as ever

Forty of the top 50 most-watched sporting events in 2018 were NFL games. Nothing came close to topping the Super Bowl, which had more than double the amount of viewers of the second most-watched event of the year – also an NFL game. From December 24-30, even with many TV […]
TV viewing habits shows how the NFL is still as dominant as ever
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NBC’s $69 million bet on Megyn Kelly is turning into a disaster

Megyn Kelly has a three-year, $US69 million contract with NBC, but her show’s ratings are lagging. “Megyn Kelly Today” averages about 2.4 million viewers. “Live With Kelly and Ryan” reaches an audience of 3 million in the same time slot on ABC. Tamron Hall and Al Roker, the hosts who […]
NBC’s $69 million bet on Megyn Kelly is turning into a disaster