NBC has successfully launched its third new unscripted series of the summer, as auds yukked it up Tuesday night with the two-hour premiere of "Last Comic Standing."
NBC's blitz of original summer programming is paying off, as the net posted a second straight weekly victory among young adults.
There's nothing quite like a Game 7 in sports to bring out the viewers.
The Tony Awards telecast is still not much of a mass-appeal ratings draw, but this year's expanded three-hour kudocast on CBS brought out younger viewers than last year's.
NBC Sports' coverage of Saturday's 135th Belmont Stakes in Gotham generated the highest overnight rating for any horse race since 1990 and the highest Belmont Stakes overnight since at least 1987.
The nets scrap and claw for every fraction of a demo ratings point all season, and then in one harried week, they cash in their tickets.
This isn't exactly what ABC had in mind. In the net's first crack in 30 years at pro basketball's NBA Finals, Game 1 of the series between the San Antonio Spurs and New Jersey Nets was a ratings bust…
After a one-week break, Fox is back to drawing big crowds with music talent shows on Tuesday nights, as "American Juniors" bowed to strong ratings. Net then did OK with "Keen Eddie," a rare scripted…
NBC's unscripted dating show "For Love or Money" bowed to sturdy but unspectacular ratings Monday, placing second to repeats on CBS.
Familiar favorites topped the ratings for the first full week of television's summer season, as the nets slowly began introducing original fare.