A semblance of regular programming has returned to the broadcast nets, but the onset of war made for some choppy viewing patterns last week.
NBC’s “Fear Factor” and CBS’ “Everybody Loves Raymond” were the top-rated programs on Monday, a night that saw the fewest hours of news coverage on the broadcast nets – one – since the war in Iraq…
Against a backdrop of war, Sunday's telecast of the Academy Awards on ABC attracted the smallest audience on record for the kudocast. Preliminary Nielsen nationals show the Oscars averaging 33.1…
Against a backdrop of war, Sunday's telecast of the 75th annual Academy Awards on ABC attracted the smallest turnout on record for the kudocast, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen, down…
As dramas and reality programs devour more and more of the real estate on primetime skeds, the state of the situation comedy has become no laughing matter.
On a night that saw ABC and Fox stick with commercial-free coverage of the miltary attack on Iraq, NBC scored solid but unspectacular numbers for its two-hour comedy block Thursday, according to…
Ratings information for most of Wednesday's primetime programs was unreliable in preliminary nationals from Nielsen due to break-in coverage for the outset of the war on Iraq.
Fox again cleaned up with a two-hour "American Idol" on Tuesday, topping the evening's combined demo scores of the other major networks, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen.
Fox's "American Idol" and CBS' "CSI" were last week's top-rated programs among young adults, but it was a more balanced NBC that moved atop the network demo rankings for the first time since January.
NBC grabbed a demo victory on Monday, although preliminary Nielsen ratings for individual programs on all nets were subject to change given President Bush's roughly 15-minute speech at the outset of…