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."
Nielsen has the power to end sweeps as we know it. And maybe it's time the media research house did something about it.
The TV industry honoring its best at the Emmys, the roar of the crowd at the seventh game of the World Series, Rudolph with his nose so bright.
CBS has taken the seasonal lead in total viewers with its fourth straight weekly victory, while NBC continues its mastery in key young-adult demos.
NBC can still call itself America's news leader -- but with a new team in place, its grip on the crown may be loosening.
Two movies airing outside the clutter of sweeps -- ABC's "Brian's Song" and CBS' "Jack & the Beanstalk: The Real Story" -- delivered strong ratings Sunday.
Warner Bros. had reason to cheer over ratings for the second full week of the November sweep: Company's off-netter "Friends" and freshman strip "ElimiDate" turned in two of the strongest perfs during…
Fox syndie arm Twentieth Television has sold new syndie talker "The Rob Nelson Show" to co-owned Fox Television Stations for a fall 2002 launch in broadcast syndication.
In a race reminiscent of last November's Bush-Gore battle, NBC has edged out Fox for the month's coveted young-adults demo crown.
The fall TV season continued to prove tricky for new firstrun syndicated strips as the November ratings sweep concluded, with most posting considerable timeslot rating declines from November 2000.
Both local and national breakfast news crowns switched hands in Los Angeles during the November ratings sweep, which saw reduced viewership in the market during nearly every daypart compared with…