Last night saw the return of the DIY competition show “Making It” with Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman on NBC, but the show wasn’t able to build as strongly in the TV ratings as it did last season.
Monday’s premiere scored a 0.5 rating among adults 18-49 and 2.9 million total viewers, a series low in both metrics. For comparison, the season 1 finale back in Sept. 2018 scored a 0.7 rating and 3.5 million viewers. It was preceded by “The Voice” which was stable week-to-week at a 1.0 rating and just under 8 million total viewers, the highest for any program on the night.
“9-1-1” continued its strong run with a 1.4 rating and 6.7 million total viewers for Fox, followed by “Prodigal Son” which remained steady at a 0.7 and 3.4 million viewers.
Over on ABC, season 7 of “The Great Christmas Light Fight” debuted to a 0.7 and 4 million total viewers, followed by a second episode with the same rating and 3.5 million viewers. Those numbers are on par with the season 6 finale which also came in at a 0.7. “The Good Doctor” built on its festive lead-in to post a 0.9 and 6 million pairs of eyeballs.
On the CW, “All American” and “Black Lightning” both came in at a 0.2
CBS aired only reruns, with “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” leading the night at a 1.5, followed by replays of “All Rise” and “Bull” at a 0.7 and a 0.6 respectively.
A family-friendly version of the “Fast & Furious” world revved up at Universal City’s AMC Theatre on Saturday, with Vin Diesel bringing 11-year-old daughter Similce to the premiere of the Netflix and DreamWorks animated series, “Fast & Furious: Spy Racers,” which features both of their voices and Diesel as an executive producer. The streaming show [...]
In today’s TV news roundup, TBS releases the first look at Season 2 of “Miracle Workers” and Netflix announces the premiere date for “Cheer.” CASTINGS: Nickelodeon has called on comedian and writer Adam Conover to host its new family game show “The Crystal Maze.“ In the American rendition of the U.K. series, Conover will take [...]
Verve has announced a 25-40% pay increase for its assistants and mailroom employees in response to the #PayUpHollywood movement which has been shining a spotlight on the issue of assistant pay in the industry. The agency, which represents #PayUpHollywood co-founder Liz Alper and regular advocate John August, is also changing its hours to shorten the [...]
The Golden Globes nominees aren’t the only stars of awards season. Variety turned to astrology to assign Zodiac signs to this year’s nominees. Some selections required a little more nuance — Olivia Wilde’s “Booksmart” is a Virgo with a prominent Sagittarius rising and Greta Gerwig’s “Little Women” is a Sagittarius that wishes it were a [...]
“Euphoric” was the word to describe the atmosphere around the Apple TV Plus offices in Culver City, Calif., on Monday morning as staffers awoke to the news that the fledgling service’s cornerstone drama series, “The Morning Show,” had landed three major Golden Globe Award nominations. Apple Worldwide Video had exactly two employees — heads Jamie [...]
Few shows in recent history have received as much attention simply for the clothes as “Succession.” The costuming on the show is indulgent, and impeccable; it arguably plays as big a role as the actors. Entire articles have been written about Shiv’s backless turtleneck — her clothes and her hair. The men on the show [...]
Twitter released its top-trending topics and tweets of 2019 with “Game of Thrones,” “Avengers: Endgame,” and actor Tom Holland commanding the most tweets in the TV, movies, and actors categories. BTS holds both the No. 1 spot in the most-tweeted-about musicians category and the second-most-retweeted tweet worldwide. Since its release in June, a video of [...]