or


[01/20/09 - 07:56 AM]
NBC.com Smashes Traffic Records in '08
Among other broadcast network sites, NBC.com ranked number one in unique visitors in seven out of twelve months of the year.

[via press release from NBC]

NBC.COM SMASHES TRAFFIC RECORDS IN '08

Site Posts Record Numbers Across All Metrics

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - January 20, 2009 - NBC.com today announced its final traffic numbers for 2008, and posted record results across all meaningful measurements. All previous highs, including page views, unique visitors, visits and video streams, were bested and showed double-digit growth, year over year. Among other broadcast network sites, NBC.com ranked number one in unique visitors in seven out of twelve months of the year. The announcement was made by Vivi Zigler, President, NBC Universal Digital Entertainment.

"These results are tremendous," said Zigler. "In a year when entertainment was challenged by the strike, our users discovered the wealth of content on NBC.com, creating significant and sustained audience growth."

Adding to NBC.com's growth were the launches of several new and exciting content features and technical innovations. Among them - Viewing Parties, which allow users to watch full episodes while chatting with friends; "The Biggest Loser" League, a health-based social network built around the popular program; several webisode series from "The Office," "Heroes," and "Chuck"; in-universe content like "Heroes Evolutions: Friend or Foe" and "The Office"'s Meredith Blog; and original online programming such as Jimmy Fallon's Video Blog; "30 Rock"'s Kenneth the Web Page webisodes and the NBC Universal Digital Studio's "Gemini Division."

Traffic highlights from 2008 include:

--Page views increased 13%, uniques +34%, and visits +29%, year over year.

--Short video streams were up 66% and full episodes streams grew by 25%.

--NBC.com led all broadcast sites in unique visitors seven out of twelve months in 2008 (January, February, June, August, September, October and December).

--In 2008, NBC.com generated the highest monthly average uniques (8.3 million) versus all other broadcast network sites .

--"Saturday Night Live" and "The Office" were the site's top performers in page views - one and two respectively - followed by "Heroes," "The Biggest Loser," and "Deal or No Deal."

--The "SNL" clip starring Tina Fey as Sarah Palin and Amy Poehler as Hillary Clinton scored as the most viewed "SNL" video ever (more than 11 million streams).

--The show sites with the highest short-clip streaming were "SNL," "The Office," "America's Got Talent," Jay Leno's Garage, and "Heroes."

--The show sites with the highest full episode streaming were "The Office," "Heroes," "Lipstick Jungle," "Chuck" and "30 Rock."

--NBC.com's widgets increased the overall reach of the brand online by an average of 43 per cent per month in Q4.

--Widget views increased almost ten-fold in Q4 (22 million views) versus Q1 (2.3 million) and totaled 35 million views in 2008.

Data provided by Omniture, comScore, and NetRatings.

NBC.com, the Emmy Award-winning broadcast network website, is a leading online and mobile destination for television and interactive entertainment. With both derivative and web-exclusive programming, NBC.com pioneered the "360" experience with "Heroes 360," which gave viewers a way to extend their entertainment experience beyond the broadcast, and the first weekly social networking experience attached to a primetime entertainment program with "Dunder Mifflin Infinity." The site offers full episode streaming of many NBC Entertainment shows as well as short clips, interactive games and social networking, including user-generated content. NBC.com continually develops new ways for consumers to experience entertainment content on both existing and emerging platforms. The site is the recipient of multiple Emmy and Webby awards for its content and applications. Please log on to www.nbc.com to learn more.





  [january 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· 30 ROCK (NBC)
· AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (NBC)
· BIGGEST LOSER, THE (NBC)
· CHUCK (NBC)
· DEAL OR NO DEAL (NBC)
· HEROES (NBC)
· LIPSTICK JUNGLE (NBC)
· OFFICE, THE (NBC)





[02/12/16 - 10:15 AM]
Syfy Greenlights Original Sci-Fi Thriller "Prototype" to Pilot
The project centers on three unlikely cohorts who inadvertently stumble upon an invention that challenges the very nature of quantum physics - a discovery which in turn puts their lives in grave danger.

[02/12/16 - 09:39 AM]
Video: AMC Releases a First-Look Trailer for the Upcoming Mini-Series Event "The Night Manager" Premiering on Tuesday, April 19 at 10 PM ET/PT
Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie, Olivia Colman, Tom Hollander and Elizabeth Debicki star in the project.

[02/12/16 - 09:03 AM]
Showtime(R) Kicks Off Grammy(R) Weekend by Unveiling the Official Trailer for Cameron Crowe's New Music Series "Roadies"
Luke Wilson and Carla Gugino star in the project, premiering Sunday, June 26 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/12/16 - 09:01 AM]
AMC to Air Live After Show "Talking Saul" Following "Better Call Saul" Season Two Premiere and Finale Episodes
Hosted by comic and super-fan Chris Hardwick, the hour-long talk show will feature series cast, producers, celebrity fans and more reacting to and discussing the twists and turns.

[02/12/16 - 08:01 AM]
"Walk the Prank" Premieres Wednesday, April 6 (8:30-9:00 P.M. EST) on Disney XD
Plus: get your first tease of the new hidden camera series.

[02/12/16 - 07:30 AM]
Viewers Can Stream "The 58th Annual Grammy Awards(R)" Telecast Live Across Platforms Via CBS All Access, Monday, Feb. 15
The CBS All Access live stream will be available in 130 markets across the U.S..

[02/12/16 - 07:03 AM]
TLC's #CupcakeCam Live Invites Viewers to Join in on the Bakery Madness at Georgetown Cupcake, Beginning February 14th
Multiple cameras placed throughout the cupcakery's flagship store will give behind-the-scenes access to six different parts of the bakery, including the decorating, packaging, and frosting stations.

[02/12/16 - 06:31 AM]
Bravo Media's "Top Chef" Rolls the Dice in Las Vegas for the Two-Part Season Finale Airing Thursday, March 10 and 17
Upcoming guest judges this season include: Martin Yan, Adam Fleischman (Thursday, February 25); Traci Des Jardins, Hubert Keller (Thursday, March 3).

[02/12/16 - 06:00 AM]
CBS to Air Three Special Primetime Editions of Network Television's #1 Daytime Series "The Price Is Right"
The themed installments will tie into the Eye's reality franchises "The Amazing Race," "Survivor" and "Big Brother."

[02/11/16 - 03:16 PM]
Iconic NBC Daytime Drama "Days of Our Lives" Renewed for 51st Season
So far this season, "Days of our Lives" is averaging a 0.90 rating, 6 share in women 18-49 and 2.901 million viewers overall in "most current" ratings from Nielsen Media Research.

[02/11/16 - 02:49 PM]
FOX Sports Secures National Television Rights to Titans of Mavericks Big Wave Surfing Event
"This winter has already seen some of the biggest waves ridden around the world," says Melissa Forman.

[02/11/16 - 02:33 PM]
CMT's "Party Down South" Boosts Thursday Night Programming Block with Strong Premiere and Double-Digit Growth in Week 2
CMT further spins the numbers for Thursday, January 28 and Thursday, February 4.

[02/11/16 - 01:51 PM]
AMC Orders New Late-Night Talk Show, "Geeking Out" (Working Title)
The 30-minute show will take a timely look at pop culture through a fanboy lens and feature talk, clips, celebrity interviews and out-of-the-studio segments.

[02/11/16 - 01:46 PM]
Presenters Announced for "The 58th Grammy(R) Awards," Feb. 15
Stephen Colbert, Common, James Corden, Kaley Cuoco, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, Ice Cube, O'Shea Jackson, Jr., Anna Kendrick, Seth MacFarlane, Ryan Seacrest, Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith are all on tap.

[02/11/16 - 01:28 PM]
Video: "Silicon Valley" - Season 3 Tease (HBO)
The pay channel releases the first tease for the new season, premiering Sunday, April 24.