| Feb 13, 2014
| 3:39 PM
NBC's prime time Olympics coverage Wednesday was down from the comparable night for 2010's Vancouver games, but it still put a dent in "American Idol."
NBC's prime time Sochi Olympics telecast, with Matt Lauer subbing again for Bob Costas, averaged 20....
| Feb 13, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The CW is on an early renewal spree, announcing Thursday that "Arrow," "Reign", "The Originals," "The Vampire Diaries" and "Supernatural" will return next season.
CW president Mark Pedowitz, in a statement, listed the reasons. The Tuesday pairing of...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 11:10 AM
All original broadcast shows felt the cold wind of the Olympics on Monday as NBC won the night again with skiing and speed skating.
The Sochi Winter Olympics drew an average of 22.2 million viewers, down about 13% from the comparable night for the 2010...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:10 AM
With nothing but reruns on CBS and no new "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," some TV viewers checked out Fox's comedy lineup Tuesday night.
Leading off prime time, the politically incorrect freshman comedy "Dads" drew an average of 3.8 million...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Fox's legal drama "Rake" debuted with modest results, following more "American Idol" auditions.
The new darkly comedic series, starring Greg Kinnear as a defense attorney with severe self-destructive tendencies, drew an average of just more than 7...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 9:53 AM
It looks like NBC is leading the way among young adult viewers with the help of the weight-loss series "The Biggest Loser" on the night that all four major networks carried live coverage of President Obama's State of the Union address.
| Jan 25, 2014
| 6:30 AM
In the midst of television's last golden age, a creepy and effective telling of the infamous Lizzie Borden case blew out the walls of both the TV movie and the historical crime drama.
"The Legend of Lizzie Borden" starred Elizabeth Montgomery, who in...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 9:47 AM
Fox dominated Wednesday night's TV ratings with "American Idol," which drew an average of 12.4 million viewers and a rating of 3.8 among the key 18-49 age group, according to early numbers from Nielsen.
With the advertiser-coveted young-adult viewers,...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 9:37 AM
As expected, the second night of "American Idol's" 13th season premiere was down in the ratings from last year, though it was still the top-rated show of the night on the major broadcast networks.
Thursday night's "Idol" drew an average of 13.4-million...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:15 PM
It's been a good week for "12 Years a Slave," Steve McQueen's unflinching portrait of slavery in the U.S. The historical drama won the Golden Globe on Sunday for dramatic film and earned nine Oscar nominations Thursday morning. And at the Critics'...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 10:57 AM
Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates appeared on "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" on Wednesday to discuss his new memoir, "Duty," which has stirred up the Washington chattering class for its criticisms of President Obama. Gates arrived wearing a very...