The most competitive and closest Super Bowl finish in more than a decade produced surprisingly mediocre ratings Sunday on Fox. And no, "Fear Factor" was not a factor.
NBC sprinted out to its customary early sweeps lead on Thursday and Friday thanks to strong series perfs, but ABC is also off and running thanks in part to Stephen King and Celine Dion.
President Bush's State of the Union Address on Tuesday night attracted nearly 52 million viewers -- a substantially bigger turnout than a year ago and the second-largest for the annual event in eight…
If you're at home watching a major sporting event, a tony telepic or a box office biggie, there's a good chance you're on ABC. If you're watching a hit drama or comedy, you're probably not.
A boffo sporting event and a retro series premiere last week boosted Fox to its second primetime victory of the season among adults under 50.
ABC scared up huge numbers Sunday for the opening night of "Stephen King's Rose Red," including the best ratings among young adults for any movie on television in more than 2-1/2 years.
Fox is off to a rad start with "That '80s Show," as the laffer dominated its half-hour Wednesday in key demos and helped send the net's other comedies to season-high scores on the night.
Season leaders NBC and CBS continued their winning ways last week, as event programming on the weekend kept the nets well ahead of Fox and ABC.
NBC's "Fear Factor" and Fox's "Ally McBeal" flourished opposite repeats of CBS' comedies Monday, scoring some of their best ratings of the season.
At Fox, mediocre perfs amid lofty expectations make for a clear-cut analysis: Net may still be a comer, but it also has a lot of work to do.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Non-Stop1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures -3.70%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.4M Cumulative:$31.5M Fox 8.58%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$214.0M Warner Brothers 6.54%