In the world of primetime ratings last week, there were CBS and NBC ... and then there was everybody else.
Nearly 40 million viewers tuned in to watch Sunday's controversial two-hour CBS spec "9/11"-- proving that auds are still keenly interested in programming related to the September terror attacks.
"Survivor: Marquesas" remains an island of strength for CBS, adding a few new viewers in its second week -- but not enough to overtake NBC's still-mighty "Friends"-led Thursday night lineup.
Solid starts for the new edition of "Survivor" on CBS and laffer "Leap of Faith" on NBC were overshadowed Thursday by the Eye's sophomore drama "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," which soared to…
Few syndicated shows could shake the Olympics stranglehold on auds over the week ended Feb. 17. Viewers were lured away from strips in the 7-8 p.m. daypart toward Olympics coverage on NBC.
While KNBC got a nice boost from the Peacock's Olympics coverage, rival KABC nevertheless showed plenty of ratings mettle during the just-completed February sweeps.
UPN, in the midst of a rebound season, has wrapped its strongest February sweep in five years -- topping rival the WB by all key measures and even challenging the majors in some categories.
CBS has put an end to NBC's 21-night winning streak, grabbing the gold Monday behind its comedy block. According to preliminary nationals from Nielsen, the Eye edged out the Peacock (5.1/13 vs…
Lifetime and Fox News Channel were the two top 10 cable networks that broke out the party hats and favors to celebrate their Nielsen performance during the February sweeps.
NBC struck gold last week, as the final week of the Winter Olympics dominated primetime and helped the net pad its first-place seasonlong averages.
NBC has wrapped the Winter Olympics the same way it opened them -- with record ratings. A big medals haul for the host United States combined with a renewed sense of patriotic fervor to lift viewing…