The final of the Euro 2004 soccer championship beat the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games as the most watched sporting event of the year, according to a study of global sports.
The National Basketball Assn. is having a harder time scaring up TV viewers this year. TNT is down 12% in total viewers for the 2004 season to date, compared with the same period in 2003.
CBS continued its sail into uncharted demo waters last week, riding the "CSI" franchise and pro football to a record-setting sixth consecutive primetime victory among young adults.
Syndie ratings tumbled during the week of Dec. 6-12, the first week after the November sweeps period, with daytime broadcast viewing falling by an average of 448,000 households (around 2%).
An original episode of smash hit "Desperate Housewives" towered over the competition Sunday night, lifting ABC to another demo victory on the night, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen…
"The Apprentice" is down but not out. Although off sharply in ratings vs. its first-edition finale in April, NBC's business-themed reality skein ended its second season a winner on Thursday -…
"Desperate Housewives" and "Lost" have scored a resounding victory for fresh, high-concept dramas this fall, but another drama form is also thriving -- telepics.
Its ratings were a far cry from the first edition's finale, but Thursday's conclusion to "The Apprentice 2" helped NBC take the night in key demos, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen.
"America's Next Top Model" champ Eva the diva wasn't the only winner Wednesday night: The UPN reality show posted its top-rated finale to date.
A few weeks away from its live season finale, NBC unscripted skein "The Biggest Loser" popped its largest numbers yet Tuesday in helping NBC to another victory on the night in key demos, according to…
NBC's Brian Williams held on to Tom Brokaw's ratings lead in his first full week as "Nightly News" anchor. While Williams fell back to earth after a partial first week buoyed by Brokaw's last…