Reality TV Television Ratings News - June 2002
Variety reports that last week's premiere of NBC's new reality series 'Dog Eat Dog' placed 13th overall in Nielsen Media Research's ratings for the week ended June 23th.
Hollywood Reporter reports that for the week ending June 23, Fox's 'American Idol: The Search for a Superstar' reality show doggedly held onto its audience, with Tuesday's episode the top-rated program among viewers 18-49 (5.2 rating/15 share), according to figures from Nielsen Media Research.
Hollywood Reporter reports that NBC's 'Dog Eat Dog' secured another adults 18-49 victory for NBC on Monday.Meanwhile, CBS' regular comedy block in repeats delivered a nightly win for the network in total viewers, according to overnight Nielsen data.
The Hollywood Reporter's Cynthia Littleton reports that NBC's new reality series 'Dog Eat Dog,' got off to a good start in its Monday 9 p.m. time slot. 'Dog Eat Dog' averaged 10.1 million viewers and 4.5 rating/13 share in the adults 18-49 demographic from 9-10 p.m.
Reuters reports that the Fox television network finally has something to sing about.
Zap2It.com reports that it's too soon to say whether FOX's "American Idol: The Search for a Superstar" will become the pop-culture phenomenon that its predecessor did in the United Kingdom. But it at least has a chance.
While no show was a challenge to NBC's Sunday night telecast of Game 3 of the NBA Finals, Episode 2 of 'Looking for Love: Bachelorettes In Alaska' showed some overnight ratings promise, scoring a 4.3/8 in Sunday night's ratings which placed it a distant 3rd behind NBC's 7.9/14 NBA finals Game 3 but just behind CBS's 'Joan Of Arc' 4.3/8 rating.