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  1. ClassyCo rated Snarky's Ghost's post Agree in the thread Falcon Crest & Nielsen Ratings.

    They fired the show runner who'd essentially made FC a hit, Bob McCullough, after Season 3 in 1984 over studio politics. And the show...

    Jul 19, 2019 at 5:47 PM
  2. ClassyCo replied to the thread Nielsen Ratings & Show Popularity.

    I believe Dynasty was the only one to start out with serialized stories, while the other three of the Big Four were initially episodic.

    Jul 19, 2019 at 4:41 PM
  3. ClassyCo replied to the thread Nielsen Ratings & Show Popularity.

    Logical, and certainly a deciding factor in the CBS decision to keep Knots Landing around as long as they did.

    Jul 19, 2019 at 2:29 PM
  4. ClassyCo rated tommie's post Agree in the thread Nielsen Ratings & Show Popularity.

    I also think it's important to remember that CBS also went through a massive ratings crisis at the end of the 80s and beginning of the...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 7:43 PM
  5. ClassyCo replied to the thread Simon Maccorkindale As Greg Reardon.

    The most logical explanation for such billing presumably lies within his contract his agent got for him, I'm sure. The network may or...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 6:57 PM
  6. ClassyCo replied to the thread Nielsen Ratings & Show Popularity.

    Hill Street Blues wasn't major ratings competitor it doesn't seem.

    Jul 18, 2019 at 6:47 PM
  7. ClassyCo liked JR Ewing Fan's post in the thread Nielsen Ratings & Show Popularity.

    It consistently beat the media's darling Hill Street Blues year after year.

    Jul 18, 2019 at 6:45 PM
  8. ClassyCo replied to the thread Falcon Crest & Nielsen Ratings.

    From the best of my understanding, Falcon Crest got ratings that far-exceeded expectations when Lana Turner first came on the show. One...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 6:33 PM
  9. ClassyCo replied to the thread Nielsen Ratings & Show Popularity.

    I remember Michele Lee calling Knots Landing "the little engine that could", noting that while they got good ratings, there was...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 2:26 PM
  10. ClassyCo liked tommie's post in the thread Nielsen Ratings & Show Popularity.

    Yes, and I certainly think that helped in later seasons when NBC was dominating the 9PM slot with Cheers. One just need to look at the...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 1:54 PM
  11. ClassyCo replied to the thread Nielsen Ratings & Show Popularity.

    I was also baffled when learning that's how the ratings and rankings of TV shows work. The ratings justify the percentage of the viewing...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 1:54 PM
  12. ClassyCo liked Knots Blogger's post in the thread Nielsen Ratings & Show Popularity.

    It never hit the heights of Dallas in Nielsen’s ratings but I also believe it never hit the lows of Dallas. I believe lowest rated KL...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 1:50 PM
  13. ClassyCo replied to the thread The Kenny & Ginger Ward Discussion Thread.

    Maybe they could have left both of them go after the fourth year, but brought Ginger back later on. She could've have popped back up at...

    Jul 17, 2019 at 7:06 PM
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    Jul 17, 2019 at 5:14 PM
  15. ClassyCo replied to the thread China Beach.

    I recall the women in my family talking highly of it, and I remember when the box set came out a few years back, but I've never seen it...

    Jul 17, 2019 at 3:04 PM