Politics paid off last week for MSNBC and CNBC, with viewers flocking to watch the 2004 Democratic presidential contenders vie in a debate jointly sponsored by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal.
NBC has defeated CBS in key demos on the opening Thursday of the season, a night that saw year-to-year declines for top-rated shows like "Friends," "CSI" and "ER." NBC was down roughly 17% vs. its…
"The Arnold Schwarzenegger/Arianna Huffington Comedy Extravaganza" -- oops, we mean Wednesday night's California Gubernatorial Debate -- scored with viewers, both locally and nationwide.
NBC's Sunday morning gabber "Meet the Press With Tim Russert" drowned out the competish during the just-concluded TV season, posting its second largest audience ever.
The opening Wednesday of the season was kind to returning series but cruel to newbies, as NBC and ABC dominated the evening.
ABC, behind "My Wife and Kids" and "The Bachelor," and NBC, with strong bows from vet dramas "Ed," "West Wing" and "Law & Order," overwhelmed their rivals on the opening Wednesday of the season…
The first of John Ritter's final episodes of his ABC comedy "8 Simple Rules" was easily the top-rated program on the first Tuesday of the season.
One of John Ritter's final episodes of "8 Simple Rules" was easily the top-rated program on the first Tuesday of the season, driving ABC to victory on the night among adults 18-49. "Rules" also…
By holding steady, NBC News' evening newscast finished the just-concluded TV season with the best ratings advantage over ABC News since Nielsen began using People Meters in 1987.
CBS comedy "Two and a Half Men" and NBC drama "Las Vegas" preemed to strong numbers on the official opening night of the television season as viewers flocked to two of the skeins that received some…
CBS, with the latest "Survivor" premiere, and Fox, led by the Emmys, tied for the week's lead among young adults in the final week of the 2002-03 season -- ending NBC's 16-week winning streak.