Madison Avenue bet a cool $2.5 billion on the CBS primetime lineup last spring, and the Eye's perf midway through this season has made that look like a very sound investment.
Blighty's terrestrial broadcasters were once again caught out in the cold over the yuletide period as digital multichannel continued to gain ground. Over the Christmas week, Dec. 21-27, the U.K.'s…
In its third season, fifth-ranking talker "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" had its best showing ever during the week ended Dec. 18 -- a frame in which overall TV viewing dropped dramatically from week…
Some season highs for its Monday shows helped CBS remain hot in primetime last week, but NBC also made some noise with gamer "Deal or No Deal."
Nielsen is racing to keep up with the changing ways people watch television. Starting Dec. 26, the ratings service will include the use of digital video recorders such as TiVo in its numbers.
Turns out Rudolph's red nose isn't the only holiday special shining bright this year. Industry types took notice when CBS's 41st annual broadcast of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" on Nov. 30 turned…
At year's end it's time to make some resolutions and put up that shiny new calendar, so why not clear out the ratings notebook, too?
"Nip/Tuck" ended its third season with an impressive Nielsen tally, attracting more young adult viewers than any other single episode of a cable series this year. Two-hour season finale averaged a…
Hot on the heels of Univision, Telemundo will join Nielsen's National Television Index. Telemundo's ratings won't be included in NTI until late January -- in time for the February sweeps. The move by…
The world as Nielsen knows it is beginning to change. The ratings service inaugurates measurement of digital video recorders (such as TiVo) on Monday but will initially measure just 60 homes (out of…
On a night with repeats on most of the nets, a pair of specs -- night two of NBC gamer "Deal or No Deal" and a two-hour ABC spec "Heaven: Where is it and How Do We Get There?" -- shined in the…
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