There's no slowing down Dick Clark or his annual New Year's Eve bash on ABC, which this time around drew its third-largest audience ever.
Fox's "The Simple Life," one week from its finale, again dominated its timeslot in key demo categories and helped lead-out freshman drama "The OC" to series-high ratings.
One of the final episodes of reality series "The Simple Life" dominated its timeslot Wednesday in key demos and helped the net to a nightly victory in adults 18-49, according to preliminary nationals…
NBC drama "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" hit a season high Tuesday, pacing the net to victory on the night in adults 18-49, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen. CBS drew the most…
Net's comedies on Monday, bolstered by the addition of "Eve" in the 8:30 slot, are working very well, averaging an 8 share in women 18-34 and on par with its solid year-ago perf on the night.
Net has added three solid pieces to its sked in "Joan of Arcadia," "Two and a Half Men" and "Cold Case," while military crime drama "Navy NCIS" has also performed well.
Postseason pigskin proved a ratings tonic for ABC last week, as four primetime college and professional football games put the Alphabet net in the ratings end zone for the first time this season.
CBS and NBC battled to a draw in the adults 18-49 demographic on the first Monday of the new year, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen, led respectively by "CSI: Miami" and "Fear Factor."
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.