NBC Sports' coverage of Saturday's 135th Belmont Stakes in Gotham generated the highest overnight rating for any horse race since 1990 and the highest Belmont Stakes overnight since at least 1987.
The nets scrap and claw for every fraction of a demo ratings point all season, and then in one harried week, they cash in their tickets.
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"Golden Girls: Their Greatest Memories" proved memorable for Lifetime. Monday reunion show averaged 4.17 million viewers and became the top-rated special in the net's 19-year history in all female…
After a one-week break, Fox is back to drawing big crowds with music talent shows on Tuesday nights, as "American Juniors" bowed to strong ratings. Net then did OK with "Keen Eddie," a rare scripted…
Sunday proved to be a big night for both basic and pay cable. On FX, original pic "44 Minutes" presented the net with the ultimate ninth-anniversary gift: record-high ratings.
NBC's unscripted dating show "For Love or Money" bowed to sturdy but unspectacular ratings Monday, placing second to repeats on CBS.
Familiar favorites topped the ratings for the first full week of television's summer season, as the nets slowly began introducing original fare.
NBC's powerful latenight combo of "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" and "Late Night With Conan O'Brien" opened bigger advantages over rivals during the May sweep, each posting its largest margin of…
All of the vital signs of the Arena Football League appear to be less than robust. Despite strong promotion, NBC has managed to entice only 1.62 million total viewers, a paltry average, every Sunday…