| 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...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 9:46 AM
Without football, the prime-time audience fell off last week. CBS had the most viewers, and Fox was the favorite of young adults. Each network could point to strong performances by freshman dramas: "Scorpion" on CBS and "Empire" on Fox.
| Feb 5, 2015
| 8:04 AM
Brian Williams, how do you misremember a war story involving yourself?
The NBC anchor has astonished fans for carting out an incorrect report from 2003 that embellished his stature when reporting on Iraq. He had said he was in an aircraft hit by fire....
| Jan 15, 2015
| 9:08 AM
UPDATED: Fox hasn't had a lot of reason to cheer this season.
But the drama "Empire" is showing signs of life on Wednesday after "American Idol."
"Idol" had the biggest audience Wednesday: 10.9 million. "Empire," which stars Taraji P. Henson and...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 9:04 AM
UPDATE: Grief has done good things for the "NCIS" ratings.
The CBS drama averaged a season-high 19.9 million viewers Tuesday night, according to updated ratings. Last week the series drew 19.8 million viewers when Gibbs (Mark Harmon) saw one of his...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 7:26 AM
Comedies are harder to do these days than dramas, and could it be that viewers can't agree on what's funny?
Lucille Ball, Alan Alda and "The Golden Girls" had a way of uniting viewers. Jim Parsons and "The Big Bang Theory" carry on the tradition. So it'...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 3:19 AM
This week the end comes for two CBS series, Donald Trump names the victor on "The Celebrity Apprentice," and ABC counts down 15 movies that changed America. The week's highlights:
"Two and a Half Men" wraps up a bawdy 12-year run at 9 p.m. Thursday with...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 2:47 PM
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" should clean up in the ratings this weekend. The Dallas Cowboys visit the Philadelphia Eagles in a battle for first in the NFC East, and both teams have 9-4 records. Coverage starts at 7 p.m.
Other weekend highlights:
| Jan 27, 2015
| 11:46 AM
Fox News Channel put up the biggest numbers in cable news for January, but CNN made the greatest strides.
And their broadcast counterparts scored big audiences last week, which brought especially good news to NBC and Brian Williams.
First, the cable...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 5:11 AM
The February sweeps start Thursday, and you've probably noticed the increased promotion for special reports (starting Thursday) by local stations.
The sweeps are usually about broadcast networks presenting big events to bolster their stations and...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 2:19 PM
You'll be seeing Super Bowl previews through the weekend. Here are three to keep in mind:
***NBC Sports offers "Super Bowl Zone" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday on WESH-Channel 2. The half-hour program will be co-hosted by Carolyn Manno (who grew up in Central...