Archive for the ‘ratings’ Category

Palin Power

03Oct08

Sarah is a superstar. Thursday’s highly anticipated face-off between Alaska governor Sarah Palin and Delaware senator Joe Biden was the most-watched vp debate of all time. Last night’s event was seen by nearly 70 million viewers, according to Nielsen Media Research. That’s the most-viewed debate — presidential or vp — since at least the second […]


Live by the fad, die by the fad. Preliminary numbers indicate more Americans tuned in to hear John McCain speak last night than did for Barack a week ago. Across all broadcast networks Thursday, Sen. McCain’s speech ended the night with a 4.8 rating/7 share, compared to Sen. Obama’s 4.3/7 average, according to overnight numbers […]


Fox #1

05Sep08

Barack made his debut on the “No Spin Zone” last night, taking some more wind out of the sails of those Democrats who want to pretend that it is the National Enquirer of news/talk. O’Reilly does the best political talk show on news TV, and candidates who want to reach out to voters can’t ignore […]