Powered by their strong Thursday lineups, NBC and CBS were the standout performers in primetime last week as the November sweep got under way -- but it was a soft week overall for broadcasters.
"Average Joe," NBC's reality-series answer to Fox's "Joe Millionaire," debuted to strong ratings Monday despite going up against the highest-rated episode of CBS drama "CSI: Miami" this season…
There's no slowing down Fox's "The Simpsons," which kicked off its 15th season with winning numbers Sunday. Net didn't do as well, though, with its new laffer "Arrested Development."
Fox launched its Sunday comedy lineup to strong numbers, powered by the unstoppable "The Simpsons" in its 15th season premiere, leading the net to victory in all key demos, according to preliminary…
Strong performances by its 10 o'clock dramas, including "Third Watch" on its new night, have gotten NBC off and running for the November sweep.
Ratings for reality shows are generally down vs. last year, but auds just can't get enough of people looking for hidden objects in cows' brains or bobbing for pig parts on NBC's "Fear Factor."
NBC has opened the November sweep with a Thursday victory in adults 18-49 led by "ER," but CBS ran a strong second in the demo and pulled ahead in adults 25-54 courtesy of "CSI," according to…
Fox drama "The OC" hit some series highs with its fall premiere Wednesday, but it was no match for ABC's hot "The Bachelor," which delivered the night's top score among young adults.
NBC, led by "Law & Order," and ABC, powered by "The Bachelor," were in a close battle for Wednesday's adults 18-49 lead, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen.
So what does it take to lure young men away from the Internet, their DVDs, videogames and Maxim mags long enough to watch broadcast television again?
Despite facing the season premiere of Fox drama "24," cabler Spike TV's finale of reality skein "Joe Schmo" delivered strong ratings Tuesday night.