"American Idol" hit new ratings highs for Fox, but NBC's batch of reality series put it in the winner's circle last week.
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Fox's "American Idol" hit its highest note yet Tuesday, topping the 12 million viewer mark and delivering the best demo rating for any series this summer.
Nearly 1.5 billion TV viewers watched last month's 2002 World Cup soccer tourney in the 18 markets measured by Nielsen Media Research, according to the final audience estimates released Tuesday.
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.