What To Do In Cleveland When You're Dead Not Watching Lebron

Friday, June 01, 2007

I was flipping through the overnight ratings from Game 5 last night, and came across this funny little note. While TNT earned a 4.8 overall, and a 19.6 in Cleveland, another show captured a good bit of city's viewing audience.

Somehow, "My Name is Earl" received a 6.6. And what's better.....It was a rerun!

Come on Cleveland! A repeat of My Name Is Earl?!?!?! God lord.....at least Detroit's second choice was a rerun of CSI.

TNT earned a 4.8 overnight Nielsen cable rating for Game Five of the Cavaliers-Pistons Eastern Conference Finals last night, which went into double OT. The game earned a 19.6/29 in Cleveland; the next highest rated program of the night in Cleveland was a repeat of "My Name is Earl" on NBC, which got a 6.6. Game Five pulled a 17.4/27 in Detroit, also the highest rated program in the market for the night. The next highest rated program was a "CSI" repeat on CBS, which did a 6.9- SBD: The Daily

Posted by Awful Announcing- at 1:49 PM


Detroit turned in relatively low ratings, as 75% of the city was out auditioning for Cops.

And I like My Name Is Earl. Take it back, AA!

McBain said...
Jun 1, 2007, 3:56:00 PM  

Detroit only watches CSI for hints on fooling the police.

Anonymous said...
Jun 2, 2007, 3:00:00 AM  

Last Sunday, the Indy 500 rain delay had higher ratings than the NBA(seriously). That's beyond embarrassing..

Bruce said...
Jun 2, 2007, 12:30:00 PM  

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