"Everybody Loves Raymond," "Oprah Winfrey," "Ellen," "Jeopardy!" and "Divorce Court" were among the big syndie winners in the May sweeps. "Raymond" was up 19% from last year's May sweeps to 6.4…
CBS dismissed the competish Tuesday night with its premiere of "Fire Me, Please," while ABC scored with Diane Sawyer's chat with Brad Pitt on a special "Primetime." A British import, the…
The broadcast nets bowed such promising series as "Hit Me Baby One More Time" on NBC and "Dancing With the Stars" on ABC last week, but they'll need to turn up the heat a few notches if they want to…
The play is still not the thing for American TV audiences, as Sunday's Tony Awards telecast improved only slightly upon the previous year's record-low tune-in. Preliminary Nielsens show an average of…
NBC joined the broadcast nets' early summer hit parade Thursday with upbeat scores for its music competition skein "Hit Me Baby One More Time." Show produced the highest young-adult rating for the…
ABC's primetime strength helped "Good Morning America" to its best sweeps perf since 1991. The Alphabet also took the daytime ratings crown in women 18-49 behind strong performances by "The View,"…
Viewers again gravitated to high-profile summer premieres on the broadcast nets Wednesday night, as both ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" and the WB's "Beauty and the Geek" looked good in the Nielsens.
TNT parlayed a batch of NBA playoff games into a dominant No. 1 in primetime among all ad-supported cable networks during the month of May in total viewers and in the key young-adult categories.
"The Oprah Winfrey Show" was No. 1 in the national syndie ratings for the week of May 16-22, the first week it has taken the top spot since summer 1992, according to distrib King World.
Fox lapped its rivals in primetime last week behind the final three hours of "American Idol" and a big tune-in for Sunday's NASCAR race. Net rolled during the May 23-29 frame, which included the…
Fox served up some promising numbers Monday night for "Hell's Kitchen," the first of a flurry of unscripted series to bow on the broadcast nets over the next few weeks.