| Dec 8, 2014
| 11:27 AM
The two most-watched prime-time telecasts for the week in Central Florida were also the most-watched sports events.
Florida State cruised to the top of both rankings.
The week's most-watched programs to start in prime time:
1. Saturday College...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 8:39 AM
There's an extraordinary tale of valor under fire in the opening pages of Stephen E. Ambrose's World War II book "Citizen Soldiers." It perfectly depicts the American fighting spirit and even has a homespun punch line:
After a Mississippi woodsman and...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 6:44 AM
The NFL will be the main event this weekend, but a few series offer new installments.
HBO presents the season finale of “The Comeback” at 10 p.m. Sunday, and the episode sends Valerie Cherish (Lisa Kudrow) to the Emmys. This development is...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 4:45 AM
Series finales, holiday specials and football top the weekend's offerings.
NBC is likely to have the weekend's most-watched telecast in "Sunday Night Football." The Arizona Cardinals (11-3) play host to host Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks (10-...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:42 AM
UPDATED: Tom Brady put on the biggest show in prime time Sunday. (In Orlando, he had serious competition from zombies.)
Brady's performance on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" averaged 20.8 million viewers. Brady and New England beat Indianapolis, 42-20....
| Nov 22, 2014
| 6:49 AM
The damage done to Bill Cosby's career in recent days has few precedents.
But a memorable one is Joan Crawford, whose well-crafted image fell apart when her daughter accused her of being an abusive parent and a cruel person in the book "Mommie Dearest."...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
A traditionalist would tell you John Oliver ought not be mentioned in the same breath as Scott Pelley, David Muir, or Brian Williams. In just a few years, however, traditionalists won't be the people consuming the bulk of TV news.
Oliver is the HBO...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 8:48 AM
UPDATED: The NFL lifted NBC and Fox Sunday night.
NBC had the most reasons to cheer, because the New Orleans Saints-Dallas Cowboys game was the night's most-watched show, despite the Cowboys' 38-17 victory. The game averaged 22.7 million viewers....
| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:11 PM
The Bolingbrook teen’s plan to join terrorists in the Middle East was carefully laid out, with plane tickets connecting through Austria, a contact to take him across the Syrian border to the Islamic State stronghold and even a letter left for his...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 3:20 PM
As the curtain closes on the latest episode of “Ferguson,” the media series, it is fair to wonder whether events might not have spiraled out of control to the extent they did had the media settled on another topic.
Ebola, say. Remember that...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 8:30 AM
CBS got the NFL overrun on Sunday, but it wasn't quite enough to enable the net to catch NBC last week, as the Peacock opened the season with a second straight demo victory.
With "Sunday Night Football" and "The Voice" accounting for three of the week'...