| Jan 13, 2015
| 7:37 AM
UPDATED: The game wasn't exciting, but the first College Football Playoff National Championship delivered for ESPN anyway.
Ohio State's 42-20 victory over Oregon averaged 33.4 million viewers and scored an 18.2 household rating.
The game delivered the...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 7:27 AM
The Academy Awards could be a big boost to ABC beyond the ratings Sunday night. The week will offer finales, premieres and the conclusion of the February ratings period on Wednesday night.
At the Oscars, ABC will have a chance to promote presenter Viola...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 2:25 PM
UPDATED: President Barack Obama's latest State of the Union address was described as forceful Tuesday night. But his viewership was down to 31.7 million across 13 channels, Nielsen Media Research said Wednesday.
Those channels were ABC, Al Jazeera...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 1:23 PM
Ann Curry is departing NBC News as a full-time employee, although viewers may continue to see her through a new reporting venture.
NBCUniversal, parent of NBC, will help fund a start-up that Curry is establishing to offer national and global reporting....
| Jan 26, 2015
| 9:56 AM
UPDATED: The 63rd annual Miss Universe Pageant gave NBC reason to cheer.
CBS had the most viewers Sunday night, but NBC drew the most young adults, thanks to the pageant.
Miss Universe averaged 7.7 million viewers over three hours. Miss Colombia...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 8:43 AM
UPDATED: "Empire" just keeps rolling along for Fox.
The hip-hop drama had the most viewers Wednesday night: 11.4 million, according to ratings released Thursday afternoon. And that was the biggest audience yet for "Empire," which started with 9.9...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 12:56 PM
The big winner Saturday night: TNT with coverage of the NBA State Farm All-Star Saturday Night.
The NBA averaged 6.1 million viewers and upstaged everything on broadcast prime time.
The preliminary averages there: NBC with 5.4 million, Fox with 4.7...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 1:49 PM
British Prime Minister David Cameron and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., will be among the guests this weekend on CBS' "Face the Nation." The program starts at 10:30 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. Other guests are White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer and...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 8:48 AM
That "Saturday Night Live" reunion lost viewers in later hours, but the special still attracted a huge audience: 23.1 million, according to early numbers.
The event rolled on for three and a half hours. In a "Wayne's World" skit, Dana Carvey joked...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 1:52 PM
Seattle's victory over Carolina was the least-watched of the four NFL playoff games in Central Florida. But it was also the only playoff game to start in prime time, and that telecast tops the weekly prime-time ratings for Central Florida.
| Feb 8, 2015
| 7:09 AM
CBS has taken promotion to a different level with the preview of the "Two and a Half Men" finale. "Charlie Harper is alive. Or is he?" the network teases.
The episode title seems to answer the question: “Of Course He’s Dead – Part...