Despite competish from ongoing news coverage of the war, ratings for four of the top 10 strips in syndication grew during the November 2001 ratings sweep compared to last year.
The 25 million-viewer club has welcomed its newest member, but the induction ceremony may have been one of the quietest ever.
The Eye had it in primetime last week, topping the network standings in key demographics for the first time this season and extending its winning streak in total viewers to five weeks.
The three highest-rated original series on cable TV, bolstered by nightly reruns of TV movies and "Unsolved Mysteries," will catapult Lifetime to No. 1 in primetime for 2001.
Whoopi Goldberg's company, One Ho Prods., cleaned up on TV in the past few weeks. TNT's "Call Me Claus" drew 9.6 million viewers in its Dec. 2 premiere, making it the second-highest-rated basic-cable…
E! Entertainment Television's two-hour preem of bio skein "Revealed With Jules Asner" rated higher than any other series preem in the basic cabler's 11-year history.
Tribune Entertainment's new syndicated weekly action hour "Mutant X" led all other frosh weekly entries in syndication and placed third among all syndie weekly hours during the November ratings sweep.
CBS' latenight duo of "Late Show With David Letterman" and "The Late Late Show With Craig Kilborn" have good reason to crow about their November sweeps performances.
The "Billboard Music Awards," likely boosted by host Bernie Mac, delivered its best young-adult demo score in four years Tuesday night on Fox.
For the first time since November 1998, ABC News' "World News Tonight" has won the November sweeps battle among the evening newscasts in total viewers, edging out longtime leader NBC's "Nightly News."