Hot reality series made all the difference in the primetime standings last week, as NBC and CBS both delivered winning weeks courtesy of their hits.
Auds may not quite be ready for the return of Roseanne Barr, whose unscripted ABC program sputtered in its premiere Wednesday night, falling well behind CBS' "Big Brother," which hit a summer high.
Ratings were merely OK for "The OC" on Tuesday, as the Fox drama -- the first of the new television season's series to debut -- opened modestly opposite the finale of NBC's "Last Comic Standing."…
Original unscripted programs continue to prop up the networks' ratings averages this summer, but it was repeats -- led by CBS drama "CSI" -- that delivered some of the most impressive numbers last…
By all accounts, crime rates in this country are down, but you'd never know it by turning on your television set. For the first time, TV's most-watched series is a crime drama -- CBS forensics phenom…
As the dog days of summer wear on, no reality program has caught fire in the ratings. But some are building nicely despite the format glut. Last week saw the best scores yet for CBS' "Big Brother 4"…
Even though the Major League Baseball All-Star Game last week gave Fox its highest rated night of the summer, NBC prevailed in key ratings categories for an eighth straight frame.
Los Angeles has been the setting of numerous primetime shows dealing with the entertainment biz, none of which has been an especially big ratings draw despite strong critical support. A look at some…
Repeats are a necessity of the TV biz, but the fact that fewer of them are on the skeds of the nets this summer is helping the broadcasters show gains vs. last year.
Bravo's "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" hit a ratings bull's-eye Tuesday, bowing to best-ever numbers for the Peacock-owned cabler.