On a Tuesday that saw Fox dominate as usual with "American Idol" and "House," CBS drama "The Unit" got off to an excellent start with its premiere. Also, ABC did OK with the bow of laffer "Sons…
The majority of syndicated shows achieved slightly higher ratings during the week ending Feb. 21, which included the third full week of the sweep and the second full week of the Olympic Games…
With "American Idol" doing its thing on three nights, Fox's competish had no chance in last week's ratings race -- even ABC, which had a huge Sunday with the Oscars.
Back-to-back original episodes of "24" carried Fox to victory Monday night among young adults, while it was a modest bow for ABC's new unscripted skein "Miracle Workers."
Sometimes when the bar is set so low, you can surprise people by clearing it. That's what happened with this year's Oscar ratings, which exceeded some expectations even as the Oscarcast came in as…
Sunday's Academy Awards telecast on ABC saw its ratings decline about 10% from last year, according to overnight ratings from Nielsen, suggesting this year's kudocast could come in as the second…
Legal drama "Conviction," the show NBC pushed most during its coverage of the Winter Olympics, opened to decent but unspectacular numbers Friday night.
For TV execs, the year 2000 wasn't just the start of the millennium. It's the first year of relevance for the 18-34 demo.
Joining the Nielsens has been good to Spanish-language webs Univision and Telemundo.
Another special Thursday edition of "American Idol" helped Fox take the night in key demo categories, while "CSI" and "Without a Trace" gave CBS the edge from 9 to 11 and a victory in total viewers.
Big events like the Olympics and Super Bowl did little to shift the balance of power in New York and Los Angeles, according to final Nielsen numbers. Sweeps ratings are increasingly irrelevant, given…