Even with two games having a direct impact on the national championship, collective ratings for college football's Bowl Championship Series games on ABC were down a bit vs. a year ago.
ABC dominated the primetime ratings race on Sunday thanks to college football's Sugar Bowl matchup between Louisiana State and Oklahoma, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen.
It divorced itself quickly from "Coupling" and few viewers cared to enter its "Lyon's Den," but NBC still has enough in the tank to remain the odds-on favorite to capture the season.
Football played a key role in the season's lightest week of television viewing, as every major broadcast net but NBC benefited from a pigskin push. And ESPN dominated among cablers with its weekend…
Primetime leaders NBC and CBS scored easy victories last week, with weekend movies powering the Peacock in the key young adult demo and Jerry Bruckheimer crime dramas propelling the Eye in total…
Fox prevailed Wednesday in key demo categories behind another dominant perf from reality skein "The Simple Life," according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen.
With "Survivor," "CSI" and "Rudolph's" red nose pointing the way, a red-hot CBS notched victories in key primetime ratings categories last week.
One of the stronger deliveries of the season for "Monday Night Football" has enabled ABC to capture Monday in adults 18-49, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen, while CBS remained the…
The Eye network's amazingly durable "Survivor" franchise wrapped its seventh season before more than 25 million viewers on Sunday, beating the finales of both of last season's editions.
CBS was a big winner on Sunday with the two-hour finale of "Survivor: Pearl Islands" and the reunion show that followed it, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen.
CBS has enjoyed perhaps the best success with its new series this fall, but the net has also strengthened its sked by moving key skeins to new nights.