| Mar 19, 2015
| 11:34 AM
Astute television viewers know that cable networks have long crunched opening or closing credits on reruns to squeeze more time for ads into an hourlong slot. No harm, no foul, we say.
But now comes disturbing word of cable mandarins tinkering with...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 8:20 AM
Everyone has those days where their life feels like a sitcom.
Starting Tuesday writer Liz Feldman's life really will be a sitcom, after she turned a painful personal episode into the series "One Big Happy," which airs at 9:30 EDT on NBC.
| Mar 12, 2015
| 12:45 PM
CBS is firming up its comedy plans for next year — and those include a lot more Allison Janney and Melissa McCarthy.
The network confirmed on Thursday that it has picked up "Mom," "Mike & Molly" and "2 Broke Girls" for the 2015-16 TV season....
| Feb 28, 2015
| 2:28 PM
The rise of Fox's "Empire" has been fascinating to watch over the last few weeks, and things just keep getting better for the new hit show.
For an unbelievable seventh week in a row, the series — a primetime soap about a family dynasty divided...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 5:01 AM
UPDATED: "The Voice" soared Monday night for NBC.
The singing contest began a new season and ranked first nationally and locally.
"The Voice" attracted 14 million viewers, according to updated ratings released Tuesday afternoon. The show put NBC on...
| 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...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 10:04 AM
Ahead of Valentine's Day, TV love — in all its unabashed glory — was in the air on ABC as "The Bachelor" topped Monday night' viewer ratings.
The dating competition, which closed up a two-night event that began Sunday, was up 8% from last...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 9:26 AM
UPDATED: Universal Orlando Resort was given a major showcase Monday on NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice," but the program didn't burn up the ratings.
The Donald Trump reality contest averaged 5 million viewers for the Orlando hour, according to ratings...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 8:55 AM
UPDATED: CBS had the most viewers Monday night, which was an accomplishment because "Scorpion" was a rerun.
Yet ABC handily won the 18-to-49 age group, thanks to "The Bachelor."
Still, viewing levels fell back down after NBC scored the most-watched...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 3:00 PM
Comedian Whitney Cummings turned out to be the face of "Lipshtick — The Perfect Shade of Standup," the all-female comedy show at the Venetian Las Vegas.
The co-creator of the hit CBS sitcom "2 Broke Girls," last year joked that she was proud to be...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 10:53 AM
Fox's "Gotham" returned with strong ratings while ABC's three-hour "Bachelor" season 19 launch fell short of last season's debut.
Fox's drama topped the night in the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic with a rating of 2.5, according to early Nielsen...