You are currently browsing the tag archive for the ‘Ted Koppel’ tag.
February 1, 2011 in broadcast news | Tags: ABC's Terry Wrong, Anwar Sadat, Ben Wedeman, Client 9, CNN, Egypt, Elliot Spitzer, Hosni Mubarak, John King, Kim and Khloe Kardashian, Larry King, Mark Whitaker, Nic Robertson, Peter Jennings, Piers Morgan, ratings, Ted Koppel, Wolf Blitzer | by Shelley Ross dailyXpress | Leave a comment
FIRST BIG INTERNATIONAL CRISIS IS A BUST FOR NEW BOSS
PRIMETIME RATINGS WAY LOWER THAN LARRY KING
TELEVISING THE REVOLUTION, THE HARD WAY
On Friday, with Egypt erupting in a people’s revolution, CNN wisely bagged their primetime programs and stayed on the live breaking news with two of the best reporters of our generation: Ben Wedeman and Nic Robertson. Sadly, not many viewers came to the party. Now CNN has put in place Mark Whitaker, a news exec from NBC and Time. Will he be the heroic smoke jumper needed to save the prime real estate?
Below are the A25-54 #s for Friday for CNN from 6-11PM:
Last year, Larry King averaged 199,000 A25-54 on the same week (w/o Jan 25th) last year — without breaking news. Read the rest of this entry »