The Sci Fi Channel will know within the next week or so whether "Taken" has soared beyond the earth's boundaries or burst into flame and crashed on the launch pad.
The ad-supported cable networks, which almost always lose viewers during the broadcast-sweep periods, actually climbed up in the ratings this November by 5%.
NBC proved this November why it's the net to beat, dominating the first sweeps month of the season in all of the key sales demos.
Doomsayers have been predicting the demise of broadcast news for years, but apparently there's still some roar left in the dinosaur.
ABC edged out Fox in a close adults 18-49 battle on the final Tuesday of the November sweep, while CBS won rather easily in total viewers, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen.
Peacock execs were preening their feathers this month, as the network locked up the most dominant November sweep win of any network in six years among adults 18-49. CBS, meanwhile, had set its eyes…
Billboards, bus ads and a big paycheck for Laura Diaz failed to pay off so far for the former KABC anchor's new employer, KCBS Los Angeles, during the November sweep.
Here comes the bride -- and big ratings, too. A wedding on "Will & Grace" has boosted NBC to another weekly primetime ratings victory in all key demos, while a proposal on "The Bachelor" has vaulted…
WABC and WNBC continue to elbow each other for local news dominance in New York, and the November sweeps have reinforced the antagonism.
CBS, led by "Everybody Loves Raymond" and "CSI: Miami," captured the final Monday of the November sweep in adults 18-49 and total viewers, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen.
Chris Matthews is finding Beltway-gabber success as easy as a Sunday morning. On Sunday in New York, where "The Chris Matthews Show" follows "Meet the Press," it drew better ratings than CBS's "Face…