For comeback kid Phil Donahue, being No. 2 may have a nice ring to it. Coming off six years of retirement, the godfather of gabbers had a small victory last week with his MSNBC debut.
It's been a fairly hot start to summer for many of the unscripted programs to air, but repeats of some dramas and sitcoms are dragging the networks down in the ratings.
It took only 30 minutes for Fox's latest reality series, "30 Seconds to Fame," to look like a hit, but the ratings news wasn't quite as good for the net's other Wednesday premiere, reality/comedy…
Fox's "American Idol" is picking up ratings steam as it approaches the halfway point of its summerlong competition.
Boosted by the summer's hottest reality series, Fox and NBC tied for the primetime lead last week in key demos, while CBS was again the most-watched network.
"Door to Door," starring William H. Macy as a salesman with cerebral palsy, scored one of the highest Nielsens for an original movie in cable history Sunday night at 8 on TNT. Its 6.6 rating in cable…
CBS reality series "Big Brother 3" got off to a strong start Wednesday, giving it a solid shot at joining Fox's "American Idol" and NBC's "Dog Eat Dog" as one of the summer's big success stories.
The Tuesday night finale of MTV's 11th season of "Real World" was the most-watched episode in the series' history, drawing 5.5 million viewers.
There was no winner in Tuesday's Major League Baseball All-Star Game, and that includes Fox. Coverage of the exhibition contest helped the network easily win the evening's primetime ratings battle…
Primetime viewership predictably swooned during Fourth of July week, but Fox and CBS managed to turn in some sparkling perfs.
Court TV has renewed "Dominick Dunne's Power, Privilege & Justice" for another seven hourlong episodes, following the record ratings racked up by the docu series in its first two runs.