Thanks to potent perfs Wednesday, ABC and CBS have the best stories to tell after the opening week of the November sweep -- but so, too, does broadcast television overall.
ABC captured the first Wednesday of the November sweep behind another big perf from "Lost" and solid scores by both "Wife Swap" and "The Bachelor," according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen.
CBS was sitting high in the ratings saddle Tuesday night with its annual telecast of the CMA Awards, but Fox went bankrupt with "The Rebel Billionaire."
Domestic Film DAILY
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
CBS cruised to its highest-rated Tuesday in three years on the strength of the 38th annual Country Music Assn. Awards, while Fox bombed with a new reality skein for the second time in three nights as…
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"Jeopardy's" national rating jumped 26% to a season high of 8.7 during the week of Oct. 25-31, as long-running champ Ken Jennings returned to the show after a kids week the previous week.
Election-week spoils went to NBC News on the broadcast side, with Tom Brokaw's evening newscast easily beating out rivals ABC News and CBS News.
Sweep stunts helped a pair of dramas, "CSI: Miami" on CBS and "Las Vegas" on NBC, to season-high scores Monday.
CBS captured the first Monday of the November sweep in all key ratings categories thanks to season-high scores for a special 90-minute episode of "CSI: Miami," according to preliminary nationals from…
ABC scored with both "Housewives" and "Home" on the opening Sunday of the November sweep, but Fox bombed with the premiere of its latest "Obnoxious" reality skein.