They knew it couldn't last: After soaring to record Nielsen ratings during April, ad-supported cable networks tumbled back to earth in May.
For the fifth straight year, Nick was the Saturday morning winner among kids 2-11, thanks in part to top-rated "SpongeBob SquarePants."
Some wild comebacks in competitive series helped boost the ratings for NBC's coverage of the NBA's conference finals over the weekend.
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It was strangely quiet last week at Boston TV stations, as no outlet could claim victory in the May sweeps. That's because they've locked Nielsen out of the market and no longer have access to the…
Call it the great network divide. The just-concluded 2001-02 season developed into a battle between the haves and have-nots, with NBC and CBS combining to claim the season's 20 most popular…
"The Rosie O'Donnell Show" went out with a bang Wednesday, scoring a season-high 5.7 rating/17 share in Nielsen's overnight-metered markets.
"Ally" rallied in its finale, but CBS was the biggest draw on the final Monday of the season, boosted by finales for its top comedies.
NBC notched another weekly victory in primetime, as the season finales of its Thursday juggernauts proved too much for the competish.
Maybe the miniseries isn't extinct. "Dinotopia," ABC's big gun for the May sweep, was living large in the ratings Sunday night, towering in its two-hour block in adults 18-49 and total viewers.
It was a case of goodbye and hello for television's top dramas Thursday, as the farewell episode of Anthony Edwards' character on "ER" and the introduction of spinoff characters on "CSI" delivered…
The current television season may go down as one of the weakest on record in terms of successful new series.