CNN pulled in a near-record number of viewers with its first week of coverage of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
Nielsen Media Research has opted to not release primetime network and program rankings for last week due to the major networks' four days of continuous news coverage of the terrorist attacks.
For newscasters and audience, the fatigue factor may be coming into play when it comes to cable and network news. Anchors and commentators are clearly running on empty, and the number of people…
CNN and Fox News Channel took unusually harsh swipes at each other Wednesday while analyzing the ratings for their Tuesday coverage of the terrorist assault on New York and Washington.
In one of the last warmups to the new season, all four major nets for the first time finished with the same share among young adults last week -- another sign of how hotly contested the upcoming…
A scheduling move designed to avoid playing games on Labor Day weekend has resulted in a year-to-year ratings boost for the National Football League, although numbers for Sunday's openers were down…
The two-hour premiere of "The Ponderosa" combined with the second-season preem of "Doc" to give Pax the highest-rated Sunday in its three-plus years on the air.
The MTV Video Music Awards delivered its second largest audience on Thursday, although the kudocast was unable to approach the teen ratings it delivered two years ago.
Call the first battle of the fall season a draw. Reality series "Lost" on NBC and "The Amazing Race" on CBS opened to solid but unspectacular ratings Wednesday, as each was upstaged by stunt…
UPN comedy "One on One," the first new broadcast network series to bow this season, opened to solid ratings Monday.
NBC returned to the top of the demo charts last week thanks to strong midweek perfs, while ABC made it four straight weeks as the country's most-watched net overall.