n network television, winning means a lot, but it's not everything. When victory isn't possible on a given night, sometimes execs will settle for signs of improvement over where they were a year ago.
NBC continued its dominant summer last week, racking up its 16th straight victory in young adults behind best-yet scores for reality series "Fear Factor."
Animal Planet scored the best Nielsen ratings in its history with the original movie "The Retrievers" on Tuesday.
Syndie auds lined up to see Kelly Ripa's return to "Live! With Regis & Kelly" after her multi-week maternity leave.
NBC topped the young adults demo last week for the 15th week in a row, while ABC returned to the top in total viewers for the first time in four months.
Two new alternative series bowed with largely uninspired results Tuesday, as Fox's "Murder in Smalltown X" won its hour in key demos but hardly slayed its competition, and NBC's "Downer Channel" was…
Nickelodeon's "Rugrats" solidified its hold as the highest-rated programming franchise in cable history by scoring a huge 7.2 rating in cable homes for "All Growed Up," a one-hour primetime special…
NBC continued to rule the primetime ratings in key demos last week behind its unscripted Monday hits, while CBS surged to the top in overall audience in an otherwise dreadful week for the broadcast…
The "Fear Factor" continues to escalate nationwide on Monday nights, as NBC's gross-out reality series surged to yet another new ratings high.
Even a gross-out series like "Fear Factor" won't knock NBC off its perch as the most upscale broadcast net this fall, but keep an eye on a hard-charging CBS in this category.