Against a backdrop of war, Sunday's telecast of the 75th annual Academy Awards on ABC attracted the smallest turnout on record for the kudocast, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen, down…
For U.S. news networks, the decision whether to air gruesome footage of dead American servicemen in an Iraqi morgue revealed the complexities emerging as the U.S. war on Iraq intensifies. The footage…
As dramas and reality programs devour more and more of the real estate on primetime skeds, the state of the situation comedy has become no laughing matter.
On a night that saw ABC and Fox stick with commercial-free coverage of the miltary attack on Iraq, NBC scored solid but unspectacular numbers for its two-hour comedy block Thursday, according to…
Continuing its winning streak, Fox News Channel outdrew CNN as the curtain rose on the war with Iraq. Fox averaged 5.8 million viewers between 9:30 p.m. EST on Wednesday and 3 a.m. EST Thursday…
Ratings information for most of Wednesday's primetime programs was unreliable in preliminary nationals from Nielsen due to break-in coverage for the outset of the war on Iraq.
The Game Show Network saw its highest numbers in its eight-year history Sunday night with the premiere of original doc "Big Bucks: The Press Your Luck Scandal."
Fox again cleaned up with a two-hour "American Idol" on Tuesday, topping the evening's combined demo scores of the other major networks, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen.
Fox's "American Idol" and CBS' "CSI" were last week's top-rated programs among young adults, but it was a more balanced NBC that moved atop the network demo rankings for the first time since January.
NBC grabbed a demo victory on Monday, although preliminary Nielsen ratings for individual programs on all nets were subject to change given President Bush's roughly 15-minute speech at the outset of…
NBC's first-year drama "Boomtown" surged to best-since-premiere numbers on Sunday and easily defeated ABC's struggling "Dragnet." Night also saw a pair of new comedies, Fox's "Oliver Beene" and CBS'…