Reviewing the TV Season

May 20th marked the end of the 2014-15 television season and as with previous seasons there was, as usual, a lot of noteworthy events and trends.  The four-time Emmy winning drama Mad Men on AMC aired its final and averaged 3.3 million viewers, although that figure will surely rise when seven day playback becomes available.  CBS aired the final telecast of TV’s longest running comedy Two and Half Men in February. After a 12-year run the finale, in February, averaged 13.2 million viewers.  David Letterman ended his historic and record 33-year run as a late night talk show host his finale averaged 13.76 million viewers the most watched Letterman telecast in over twenty years.  This August, Jon Stewart will end his 17-year rub as host of The Daily Show.  Notable series finales already on tap for 2015-16 will include CSI: Crime Scene Investigation which will end its 15-year run with a two hour finale in September.   In addition, American Idol will start its 15th and final season in January.  Both shows had been at one time the top rated program on television.

from Forbes – Business
via Abogado Aly Business Consulting

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