Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Ratings: syndies have all-round bad week

Syndie game shows would just like to forget the January 16-22 week. All the shows slid except for one, and that one show has been cancelled. Good news galore, right? TV News Check brings the lousy household ratings...

Family Feud 7.1 - down a couple ticks, maybe they should try another run each day
Wheel of Fortune 6.7 - down five ticks
Jeopardy 6.2 - down six ticks, it's all just great
Millionaire 1.7 - down a tick
Celebrity Name Game 1.3 - flat, the soon-to-depart show stays at its usual number

Speaking of Family Feud, that contract dispute over some old comedy tapes by Steve Harvey has breathed its last. A jury said there was no contract and the warring parties ended the case. Couple more numbers: Wheel weekend got 2.9 and Jeopardy weekend got 1.9.

GSN enjoyed a solid January, once they rid themselves of Window Whatnot. 442K/305K viewers prime time/total day. The network ranked 35th and 34th in the windows.

5 comments:

  1. Wheel sucks. It'll end up in the high 4's before long

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  2. The Wheel weekend number, which usually hovers around three, indicates how much the show would beat Feud with a second daily run.

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    1. Not to be picky, but Feud had a 7.1 for the week, not a 7.3.

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    2. Right you are. Made the correction.

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