NBC's "Meet My Folks" is the latest unscripted series this summer to bow with boffo numbers as Monday's preview episode took advantage of a strong lead-in to dominate its time period in key demos.
"American Idol" is making a big difference for Fox this summer, leading the net to a record-setting third straight weekly victory among young adults.
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.
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