It used to be that when Nielsen issued the final program rankings on the day after the season ended, the ratings book was closed. But as DVRs play an increasingly larger role in how Americans watch…
The first night following the conclusion of the television season saw the Big Four roll out some new summer programs, though none made much of a mark. ABC did OK with “Motive” (pictured), and Fox…
On a busy Thursday crowded with finales throughout the night, Fox prevailed in demos with "American Idol" but the music contest plummeted to a low for a season-ender.
The combo of "The Big Bang Theory" and "Two and a Half Men" grew week to week and ruled as Thursday's top shows in key demos as CBS captured the night in all key categories. In the prelims, at least…
With little lead-in support, NBC drama “Hannibal” opened to decent-ish but unexceptional ratings Thursday -- running third among the dramas in the hour but certainly an improvement over the most…
Last week was a good one for reality shows -- including hot A&E series "Duck Dynasty" and the finale of ABC's "The Bachelor" -- but TV's biggest scripted series topped the charts. AMC's "The Walking…
The start of Daylight Saving Time didn't seem to affect the ratings for shows earlier in the week, but Thursday biggies “The Big Bang Theory” and “American Idol” both hit season lows last night…
It's been a tough midseason for new and returning shows bowing on the Big Four — plenty of tankings and yankings — and no net has been immune. Though Fox's “The Following” has carved out a sizable…
There's a discernible dividing line this season between TV's haves and have-nots.
Bazinga indeed. The off-net success of "The Big Bang Theory" propelled TBS to the top cable spot in the 18-49 and 18-34 demos for the first quarter of 2012, according to Nielsen data through March 18.