Oscar proved to be no gladiator in the ratings arena, as ABC's telecast of Hollywood's big night drew some of the kudocast's meekest marks ever.
CBS hooped it up in the ratings with coverage of the NCAA men's basketball tourney, as Monday's championship game capped strong year-to-year gains in key demos.
"Survivor" continues to take CBS to new ratings heights on what had long been one of its weakest nights. "Survivor: The Australian Outback" put more distance between itself and NBC's comedies last…
Two more late midseason entries got off to strong starts Wednesday as ABC laffer "My Wife and Kids" and Fox reality series "Boot Camp" scored impressive victories with their premieres.
Viewers were curious enough about Joan Cusack to make her new ABC laffer a big winner in its Tuesday debut as "What About Joan" drew some of the net's best midseason ratings in several years.
ABC rolled out the red carpet last week as its telecast of the Academy Awards -- despite slipping to some of the lowest marks ever -- lifted the net to easy ratings victories.
Chances are that if you wish an NBC exec "a nice weekend" these days, you're likely to be met by a puzzled stare.
Sunday's Oscarcast proved no gladiator in the ratings arena, as ABC's telecast delivered some of the awards show's meekest marks ever.
In its second try on Wednesday, ABC's new Denis Leary laffer "The Job" didn't do nearly as good a job holding onto its "Drew Carey" lead-in, but it still posted respectable numbers.
NBC has proven that it can win even with woeful Saturday numbers, but it's beginning to push its luck. Last week, according to Nielsen, the Peacock net edged its rivals in the key demo of adults…
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