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…
Pubcaster the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. (CBC) scored big-time Sunday with the gold-medal hockey game between Canada and the U.S. drawing the biggest audience for a local television show since…
Good weather, great performances by the home team and a better-received form of storytelling made this year's Winter Olympics a ratings winner for NBC.
The four most popular sitcoms in rerun syndication -- Warner Bros.' "Friends," Columbia TriStar's "Seinfeld," King World's "Everybody Loves Raymond" and Twentieth TV's "King of the Hill" -- all…
NBC received a big boost from ladies figure skating Tuesday, which became the highest-rated night of the Winter Olympics since the Opening Ceremony.