Thursday's telecast of the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards, which generated more news for its Madonna-Britney Spears liplock than anything else, was down in the ratings vs. last year but was still the…
Networks planning to ramp up development of reality shows should check their numbers. The glut of primetime reality shows on the Big Four broadcast networks actually contributed to a Nielsen falloff…
And on the sixth day, they rested their remotes. Saturday remains the loneliest night of the week for viewers of broadcast television, and nothing this fall appears capable of changing that. The nets…
Fox's "The OC" rode some bigger waves on Tuesday, hitting another ratings high on the same night that the net's music talent skein "Performing As ..." bowed with promising numbers.
HBO sniffed out a stellar Sunday in the ratings. Season finale of "The Wire" at 9:30 p.m. strung in a series-best 4.5 million total viewers and posted a 2.2 national rating/6 share in the key 18-49…
A special encore presentation of Disney Channel's "The Cheetah Girls" hit the spot with viewers Saturday night. Replay of the made-for featured an alternate ending with an extra 12 minutes of footage.
As the summer television season nears a close, three high-profile unscripted skeins -- NBC's "The Restaurant," CBS' "The Amazing Race" and Fox's "American Juniors" -- ended their runs last week and…
It's back-to-school time, but for broadcast networks in the kids' biz it's hardly worth staying enrolled. Tired of being bullied by kids' cablers with millions of viewers, nets are losing confidence…
The dog days of early August dragged TV viewership down, but three syndicated entertainment magazines got a Nielsen boost from Arnold Schwarzenegger's "Tonight Show With Jay Leno" announcement that…
Sharks in mid-August usually give the Discovery Channel, home to the annual Shark Week programming stunt, a big lift in cable ratings.
CNN got back some of its juice during the Great Blackout, outperforming rival Fox News Channel Thursday night in total viewers and in the key 25-54 demo.
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