The yakker battle for second place in primetime between MSNBC's "Donahue" and CNN's "Connie Chung Tonight" is a photo finish -- with Chung hanging on by a hair.
Broadcast networks are trying to fill their summer primetime schedules with more fresh reality series like Fox's "American Idol" and NBC's "Dog East Dog," but they haven't put a dent in the steady…
New episodes of unscripted series on all the networks and a trio of repeat scripted skeins on CBS continue to rule primetime's summer ratings wars.
Local station KCAL 9 achieved a ratings first on Friday when its coverage of the California Angels' game against the Seattle Mariners outrated a Dodgers game on KCOP 13.
It's time to clear out the summer ratings notebook, one week prior to the start of Variety's annual night-by-night fall analysis series.
A pair of programs with gangbuster premieres performed like mere mortals when they opposed each other in their second outings Wednesday night.
A strong World Cup performance powered Televisa's second quarter sales to 5.19 billion pesos ($536 million), a 10% jump over last year.
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.