Comment On Tv Column: “the Newsroom’s” Ratings, And Dan Rather’s Review

TV Column: “The Newsroom’s” ratings, and Dan Rather’s review

The Newsroom

Nearly 3 million people caught the launch of Aaron Sorkin’s “The Newsroom” on Sunday.
About 2.1 million of that crowd watched the show’s 10 p.m. unveiling. That audience puts “The Newsroom” in company with some of HBO’s most-watched recent premieres, including those of fantasy drama “Game of Thrones” (2.2 million) in April 2011 and vampire drama “True Blood” (1.4 million) in September of ’08.
Read full article >>

Sections:  news   entertainment   
Topics:  aaron sorkin   the newsroom   tv   tv ratings   
  • Randy Jackson leaving 'American Idol'Randy Jackson leaving 'American Idol'
    Jackson out. Randy Jackson, the lone original "American Idol" judge, says he won't be returning to the Fox talent competition. "To put all of the speculation to the rest, after 12 years of judging on `American Idol,' I have decided to leave after this season," Jackson said in a statement Thursday. More
  • NBC orders 5 new TV series for next season
    Sean Hayes, Parker Posey, Minnie Driver and Gillian Anderson have prominent roles in new television series that NBC will try next season. The network said Thursday that it had ordered five new series, in advance of its annual schedule announcement Sunday. More
  • Lucci, Trebek donate TV objects to Smithsonian
    The Smithsonian Institution is adding relics from soap operas and game shows to its national entertainment collection to tell the story of daytime television. More
  • YouTube Claims Victory Over TV - Battle Won With One Billion Visitors Per Month
    With more than one billion unique visitors every month, YouTube asserted last night that the battle between television and the online video giant is over. YouTube claimed victory with six billion views per month. According to the Wall Street Journal, which cited Mark Mahaney's estimates, a stock analyst at RBC Capital Markets,  that YouTube generated about $4 billion in revenue in 2012, up from $2.5 billion in 2011. More
  • Amazon Developing Competitor to Apple TV Set-Top Box
    Amazon is developing a set-top box to stream video over the Internet via its Amazon Prime and Instant Video services, according to Bloomberg Businessweek. More
  • What to Watch: TV chat with Hank Stuever
    Here's what my colleague Dan Zak calls my "extended showbituary" for the great ... Haven't heard anyone talking about it, but I reviewed it. Let's do this ... Q: The Newsroom So it was lucky enough to talk about Campus Rape when the UVA story was happening ...
    12/18/2014 - 5:25 am | View Link
  • Red Sox deals have the scent of a lunge for ticket sales and TV ratings
    The better column would be to praise the transactions that brought ... These still come off as deals that were made with an eye on bolstering the TV ratings that fell with the team's collapse last year, and firing up a ticket base that must overcome ...
    11/28/2014 - 4:18 am | View Link
  • Saturday Night Live vs The Daily Show: US channels wage comedy star wars
    He was previously a features writer and the editor of the paper’s diary column. His first novel ... those SNL alumni who have got only as far as a nomination, including Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray, Kristen Wiig and Robert Downey Jr. Meanwhile, Jon Stewart ...
    11/22/2014 - 11:46 am | View Link
  • Remote Patrol: The Newsroom returns but does HBO need its own Comeback?
    Digital Spy presents Remote Patrol - the weekly column from New York-based TV critic Bruce Fretts ... they've crawled up their own asses and died. The Comeback and The Newsroom are so internally focused on the media universe, they practically review ...
    11/14/2014 - 1:04 am | View Link
  • MLS must build on TV-ratings bump from World Cup
    “We certainly anticipated that we would see a bump due to the World Cup,’’ MLS vice president Dan Courtemanche said ... For all the knocks it takes over TV ratings, the NHL still averaged 532,000 viewers on NBC last season — easily outpacing ...
    11/9/2014 - 1:42 pm | View Link
  • More
  • Television (TV) | Breaking News, TV Show Reviews, TV ...
    HitFix provides the Television (TV) and entertainment news. Read TV Show reviews, exclusives, ratings, schedules and breaking news.
    12/19/2014 - 5:34 pm | View Website
  • New TV Show Reviews & News
    The Hollywood Reporter delivers the latest TV news, special reports and television blogs. We provide television news with dedication that our readers have come to expect.
    12/19/2014 - 11:08 am | View Website
  • TV News, Reviews, Episode Recaps
    Get TV news, reviews and episode recaps of today's most popular TV shows in New Jersey and the U.S. Comment on the reviews and join the forum at
    12/19/2014 - 8:30 am | View Website
  • Television News, Reviews and TV Show Recaps
    Get breaking TV news, this week's recaps, casting updates and exclusive video clips, and share your own opinions about your favorite TV shows and stars.
    12/19/2014 - 7:47 am | View Website
  • Entertainment Weekly's | Entertainment News | TV ...
    Breaking entertainment news on celebrities, TV shows, movies, music and books. Celebrity interviews, movie and DVD reviews including top selling book, music and DVD ...
    12/19/2014 - 6:57 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Entertainment News