Saturday, July 31, 2010

Oprah's Ratings In Steep Decline

Are people tired of being lectured at by a sanctimonious pseudo-intellectual ? Or is the Obama effect - as his ratings fall so do hers ?

Since far too many people seem to enjoy the former, I will choose the latter as probable cause. But it's good news either way.

In the week ending July 18, CBS Television Distribution's The Oprah Winfrey Show sunk to an all-time ratings low for the third time in five weeks, dropping 13% from the prior week to a 2.8 live plus same day household average, according to Nielsen Media Research. That almost moved Oprah out of syndie's top-ten, tying for overall ninth place with CTD's Inside Edition and reruns of the off-net hour CSI: New York. Compared to last year at this time, Oprah is down 20%.(1)

1'Oprah Ratings Continue to Plummet' - Broadcasting and Cable; Albiniak

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