Thursday, June 25, 2009

Sickly ratings for ABC's Obama Health Care Q&A

One Local Nielsen ratings snapshot (Wed., June 24)...

Pegasus News: This time he wasn't ratings gold -- at least not in D-FW.

ABC's one-hour health care Q&A with President Obama, dubbed a "glorified infomercial" by some Republicans, drew just 79,716 viewers in the 9 p.m. hour Wednesday.

That ranked it a sickly eighth opposite competition from NBC's premiere of The Philanthropist (192,647 viewers); CBS' CSI: NY rerun (159,432); ESPN's closing hour of LSU's blowout of Texas in the College Baseball World Series (152,789); Univision's Don Francisco Live (119,5574); Fox Sports Southwest's Rangers-Diamondbacks game (106,288); Fox4's 9 p.m. local newscast (99,645) and two episodes of TBS' Meet the Browns (93,002 and 86,359). Somebody call an ambulance.

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Why such low ratings? Well, perhaps one reason is that the majority of Americans are happy with their healthcare.


I watched it...many troubling things, not the least of which is the possibility of cutting tax deductions to charities to help pay for Obama's h/c plan.

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More at Changing Worldviews

Show on ObamaCare online here (See 6/15/09)

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