Monday, June 13, 2011

NEWS: SOAPnet Has 83% Female Viewers, Dianna Agron, Spelling

ABC Tops Broadcast Nets for Most Female Viewers
ABC stands as the dominant broadcast network for women viewers, according to an analysis by Brad Adgate, research director, Horizon Media, MediaDailyNews reported.

The research states that 65.1% of ABC viewers are women for its primetime programming. Of its primetime shows, PRIVATE PRACTICE comes in at 76%.

The other networks post percentages that favor male viewers. CBS came in at 58.4%; Fox, 56.5%; NBC, 54.5% and the CW, 59.5%. Analysts explain that ABC's serial dramas and soaps draw more women than CBS, which airs more crime procedural shows that male viewers tend to watch. NBC's comedies and Fox's animated comedies also draw more men than women.

Some cable networks also bring in more women than men: Lifetime brings in 74% as its women viewers; WE, 75%; Oxygen, 70%; Food Network, 64%; Bravo, 72%; OWN, 73%; E!, 70% and VH1, 61%.

The largest percentage of women viewing any network, broadcast or cable, belongs to SOAPnet, at 83%. Conversely, the networks with the least amount of women viewers are the Golf Channel, at 24%; NFL Network, 28% and Versus, 30%.

KSL removes THE PLAYBOY CLUB from fall TV schedule
KSL Programming Director Michelle Torsak said, "Our intent is not to tell people what they can and cannot watch, but rather to share programming with our audience in accordance with our mission."

KSL won't air THE PLAYBOY CLUB but will continue to air shows that are even more adult
"This is a move that just screams hypocrisy."

Darren Criss pulled offstage at GLEE concert in Washington, D.C.
As Criss and the rest of the “Glee Live! In Concert!” cast took their final bows Thursday, one fan decided it was now or never to meet Criss. So the Gleek pulled the Warbler offstage by his extended hand and down he went — head first — into the crowd. He was quickly returned to the stage.

HBO defends GAME OF THRONES shocker
Programming president Sue Naegle says axing Ned Stark made the show creatively more attractive. “I loved it,” Naegle says. “The book series was filled with unexpected twists and turns. I loved this idea we’d bring together the group of characters, then once you started to believe all the tropes of heroes, you pull the rug out from under them. It’s the opposite of feeling manipulated.”

Dianna Agron, but you can call me Charlie
"I was not raised in a family that accepted prejudice or hatred. For that, I thank my Mom and Dad each and every day. Look, we are human, we make mistakes. I will gladly shout from the rooftops that I AM NOT PERFECT. Nor will I ever be. But I can happily say that to my knowledge, I do not ever intentionally cause people pain."

Is This a New ‘Era’ for Detergent Advertising?
Chuck Norris: Actor. Martial artist. Internet phenomenon. Supporter of Mike Huckabee. Blurber of “Through My Eyes,” the new autobiography of Tim Tebow. And detergent pitchman?

Primetime Emmys: Do We Need A Dramedy Category?
"In a creative medium that’s increasingly shedding its labels, embracing hybrids, and blurring lines, many see the Primetime Emmy division of shows into comedy series vs. drama series as too confining."

Tori Spelling Ballistic At Photogs After Car Crash
Spelling had to go to a doctor to check on her unborn baby after she got in some sort of an accident at her kids' school as a photog was chasing her.

Oscars, take note: Tony ceremony was a fun shindig
For in just about every way, the Tony Awards was a fresher, funnier, whimsically weirder and just all-around more entertaining event than the fairly lugubrious Academy Award ceremony.


  1. I'm sure ABC is very excited to dump female viewers and get all those toddlers whose parents MIGHT let them watch Disney Jr. instead of PBS, PBS Kids, and 60 other stations all designed for the pre-school & elementary aged crowd.

    Here's to Disney/ABC losing its shirt on the decision to kill ABC soaps and SoapNet.

  2. I was one of those few male viewers, but not anymore.