“The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” celebrates its most-watched month ever
Congratulations to Trevor Noah and The Daily Show team, who just celebrated their most-watched month since 16-year veteran host Jon Stewart… MORE “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” celebrates its most-watched month ever appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
“The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” celebrates its most-watched month ever
Congratulations to Trevor Noah and The Daily Show team, who just celebrated their most-watched month since 16-year veteran host Jon Stewart… MORE “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” celebrates its most-watched month ever appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
February 2017: First month of Trump administration sweeps late-night TV ratings
When people said Trump would be good for comedy, they were thinking about punchlines, and not ratings. And yet, the first month for Americans living under President Donald Trump has sent them scurrying to different TV stations after their late local news than they had been watching just a couple of ... [Read More]
The 2016 Emmy Awards Set a New All-Time Ratings Low
The Nielsen ratings for last night’s Emmys hosted by Jimmy Kimmel are in, and they’re not great. According to The Hollywood Reporter, last night’s Emmys on ABC averaged just 11.3 million viewers, beating last year’s ceremony hosted by Andy Samberg as the lowest-rated Emmys ev... [Read More]
Rediscovering Danny DeVito’s Long-Lost Directorial Debut
If I had a dollar for every article I’ve tried to write about a piece of comedy that is lost forever due to time, or the constraints of live television, or just plain and simple negligence, I’d be a rich man. For just a few examples off the top of my head, The Marx Brothers, […] [Read More]
Cool thing to buy this week: Sam Kinison’s “Family Entertainment Hour”
Certainly the leader of the metal/decibel comedy scene, beret-wearing Kinison had an up-and-down career plagued by many personal problems. The former preacher was often funny, but he was just as often off the mark, as his albums demonstrate. He’s definitely an acquired taste, to say the least.... [Read More]
‘Last Week Tonight’s “Donald Drumpf” Episode Has Broken HBO Viewing Records
Despite how much he hates Donald Trump, John Oliver has the Republican presidential hopeful to thank for his most viewed Last Week Tonight episode ever. According to CNN Money, Oliver’s “Donald Drumpf” segment from February (you can watch it here) has broken viewership records not ... [Read More]
‘Last Week Tonight’s “Donald Drumpf” Episode Has Broken HBO Viewing Records
Despite how much he hates Donald Trump, John Oliver has the Republican presidential hopeful to thank for his most viewed Last Week Tonight episode ever. According to CNN Money, Oliver’s “Donald Drumpf” segment from February (you can watch it here) has broken viewership records not ... [Read More]
Fox Becomes the First Broadcast Network to Drop Live+Same Day Nielsen Ratings
The tide has begun to turn away from the long outdated and inaccurate Live+Same Day Nielsen ratings. Deadline reports that Fox has officially decided to drop the Live+Same Day ratings going forward, which makes the first concrete sign that the major networks have begun to accept that Nielsen ratings... [Read More]