Tyson Fails to Deliver Knockout Ratings
- Tyson punches Fox to best primetime. Battaglio, Stephen // Hollywood Reporter;12/18/95, Vol. 340 Issue 14, p7
Reports on the high ratings acquired by Fox's `Saturday Night Fights' for its telecast of Mike Tyson's second heavyweight fight after serving a prison term. Rating of Tyson's three-round disposal of Buster Mathis Jr. at the Spectrum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Ratings of its competition for...
- Animal Planet, CMT Cancel Freshman Series. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;4/18/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 16, p22
The article reports on the cancellation of the sophomore seasons of the reality series "Taking on Tyson" from Animal Planet and situation comedy "Working Class" from Country Music Television (CMT) Network due to poor television ratings of their first seasons.
- The trouble with networks' past is they can't escape it. Bednarski, P.J. // Electronic Media;03/08/99, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p12
Presents comparisons of the past and present of United States broadcast network television. Meanings of ratings and audience share in the 1970s and 1990s.
- Webs must play sweeps for keeps. Lowry, Brian // Variety;12/5/94, Vol. 357 Issue 6, p25
Discusses the necessity of sweeps, ratings surveys used to assess performance of television programs. Comparison of network schedules; Statements from network executives; Use of preempting programs in the May surveys.
- `X-Files' can't defend itself as sub for Tyson. de Moraes, Lisa // Hollywood Reporter;11/6/95, Vol. 339 Issue 37, p6
Reports on the unfavorable rating garnered by the television program `The X-Files' as substitute for the cancelled boxing fight of Mike Tyson scheduled for November 4, 1995. Ratings of other television programs.
- FIGHT OR FLIGHT. Gliatto, Tom // People;3/14/2011, Vol. 75 Issue 10, p42
The article offers brief information on Animal Planet's television program "Taking on Tyson," starring U.S. boxer Mike Tyson.
- Television ratings. // World Almanac for Kids;1998, p138
Presents a chart of the program ratings developed in 1997 by the United States television industry, to help parents select programs suitable for children to watch. The designations TV-Y, TV-Y7, TV-G, TV-PG, TV-14, and TV-M.
- Influence peddling in San Diego. Wang, Karissa S. // Electronic Media;11/13/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 46, p1
Reports that television stations in San Diego, California, are protesting against the marketing campaign of television station KSWB focusing on Nielsen Media Research's ratings households as of November 13, 2000. Details of the marketing campaign designed to influence Nielsen homes' television...
- A family warily welcomes television-show ratings. Marks, Alexandra // Christian Science Monitor;2/27/96, Vol. 88 Issue 63, p1
Reports on the implementation of a rating system, to allow parents the ability to monitor the nature of various television programs, in the United States. Proposed meeting between television executives and President Clinton; Provisions under the Telecommunications Reform Bill; Comments from...