The true definition of a show that's a self-starter is one that gets viewers to tune in, no matter what. Foremost in this motivational group are CBS' "Judging Amy" and "CSI: Crime Scene…
Fox delivered its best Sunday ratings in nearly a year, using a Giant overrun from an NFL playoff game and dominating scores from its laffers to blitz the competition. According to Nielsen prelims…
More viewers stayed up late with Dick Clark on New Year's Eve this time around than any time during the ABC perennial's 29-year history. In fact, Clark's ball-dropping coverage drew a larger audience…
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" has boosted ABC's Friday's fortunes, although it doesn't appear to be enough to make the net a real player on the night. In its first try as a series regular on…
ABC finished the calendar year the way it started -- topping its competition in primetime.
The U. of Oklahoma's upset victory over Florida State in college football's championship game Wednesday night on ABC delivered the sport's largest audience in three years. According to Nielsen, the…
A competitive Rose Bowl contest between Washington and Purdue on ABC produced the highest ratings Monday among the New Year's Day bowl games.
ABC got game last week, rising to the top of the ratings charts behind "Monday Night Football" and "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire."
NBC, with its Thursday lineup of firstrun episodes dominant as usual and its usually moribund Sunday coming alive with "The Sound of Music," recorded another primetime victory in young adults last…
Viewer reaction to the major nets' Thursday offerings this season falls into one of two categories: "Must See" or "Must Flee." It didn't figure to be that way. NBC was expecting a real war on…