Score another easy knockout for reality programming, as both Fox's "Joe Millionaire" and NBC's "Fear Factor" surged to new ratings highs Monday and dominated their hours.
NBC and Fox battled to a demo draw during the first full week of the February sweep while ABC was very competitive thanks to thriller ratings for a Michael Jackson interview.
In another record-setting night for unscripted programs, both Fox's "Joe Millionaire" and NBC's "Fear Factor" achieved new ratings highs Monday, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen. Fox…
The NBA All-Star Game delivered a backboard-rattling slam dunk in its first cablecast ever, jump-shooting TNT to a 9.8 rating in the Sunday Nielsen overnights -- the best numbers for a basketball…
Fox, powered by "The Simpsons," and NBC, led by "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," battled to close demo finishes on Sunday, while a strong showing by "60 Minutes" helped CBS finish on top in overall…
Jacko has put ABC backo in the February sweeps race. According to Nielsen, the net's two-hour-plus interview with Michael Jackson, airing Thursday under the "20/20" umbrella, beat its tough…
Basic cable's three hottest series premieres in 2002 -- "The Osbournes," "The Shield" and "The Dead Zone" -- have hit the playing field in Year Two by displaying the showbiz equivalent of baseball's…
The folks over at UPN are playing a game of connect-the-dots -- but nothing is taking shape. The struggling 8-year-old weblet's primetime sked continues to be comprised of disparate nights of…
The public's infatuation with Michael Jackson continued Thursday night, as ABC scored an extremely rare victory on the night with a two-hour-plus special "20/20" featuring an interview with the pop…
ABC execs said they're encouraged by the promising first week national ratings for "Jimmy Kimmel Live," particularly the talker's perf among young male viewers.