The common complaint about the San Antonio Spurs is that they are not "sexy." And that's more of an indictment of the media, frankly, than this relatively small-market NBA franchise, which has an…
Hollywood studios see their box office future in China, but the National Basketball Assn. has beat them there. The hoops-crazed country is the NBA's biggest overseas market. But the league is not…
UPDATE: In updated national estimates from Nielsen, Game 7 of the NBA Finals averaged a 10.6 rating/32 share in adults 18-49 and 26.32 million viewers overall — behind only Game 7 of the 2010…
UPDATE: In national ratings released from Nielsen this afternoon, the season finale of NBC's "The Voice" went up to a 4.4 rating in adults 18-49 and 15.59 million viewers overall — matching the demo…
ABC rolled over the competition on Sunday as Game 5 of the NBA Finals dominated the evening and contributed to big year-to-year losses for the Miss USA pageant on NBC.
UPDATE: Game 4 averaged a 6.7 rating/21 share in adults 18-49 and 16.23 million viewers overall, according to Nielsen nationals released late Friday. This is about 15% better in demo, and nearly 2…
The Tony Awards on CBS were on a ratings upswing last night, logging the show's largest overall audience in four years — 7.2 million — despite competition from the NBA Finals on ABC.
USA Network’s heavily promoted drama “Graceland” got off to an OK start in its Thursday premiere. The opening night number of 3.31 million viewers was not impressive by USA’s standards but not a…
The opening game of the NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs made ABC an easy winner on Thursday, though the game could not match last year’s start. Preliminary, affiliate-based…
LeBron James is arguably the best current basketball player on the planet. And that's a shame, since his career has been emblematic of practically everything that's wrong with the sport, and…
The Miami Heat’s decisive victory over the Indiana Pacers in the seventh and deciding game of their NBA playoff series Monday night on TNT produced the largest audience for a pro basketball game this…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History