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  • 'Big Bang Theory,' 'Idol': Thursday winners

    UPDATED: CBS' "The Big Bang Theory" had the most viewers Thursday night and the most young adults by a wide margin. But "American Idol" put Fox on top for the night in both counts. "The Big Bang Theory" drew 18.1 million viewers, according to...
  • Simon Cowell, Ricky Martin singing competition to hold auditions in Chicago

    Simon Cowell, Ricky Martin singing competition to hold auditions in Chicago
    Simon Cowell helped launch the careers of the members of One Direction and is now looking to do the same for a Latin boy band. The former “American Idol” judge and “X-Factor” creator and his production company, Syco Entertainment,...
  • 'American Idol' declines but boosts 'Empire'

    'American Idol' declines but boosts 'Empire'
    UPDATED: "American Idol" was the most-watched program Wednesday night, and it helped bolster new drama "Empire." But the Fox singing contest was still down from last year's premiere, when 15.2 million tuned in. This year, "Idol" had 11.2 million fans....
  • 'Blacklist' renewed; 'Big Big Theory' amuses

    'Blacklist' renewed; 'Big Big Theory' amuses
    On the day it is moving to Thursday nights, "The Blacklist" has been renewed for a third season. NBC also is bringing back "Chicago Fire" for season four, "Chicago P.D." for season three, "Grimm" for season five and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"...
  • 'Big Bang Theory' tears trump 'Men' finale

    UPDATED: On the night "Two and a Half Men" ended and a new "Odd Couple" started, "The Big Bang Theory" remained the most-watched program. "Big Bang" averaged 17.5 million viewers for a poignant episode that saluted Wolowitz's late mother and Carol Ann...
  • 'Big Bang Theory' repeat, new 'Scandal' score

    UPDATED: A "Big Bang Theory" repeat had the most viewers Thursday night, which isn't good news for the broadcast network business in a February ratings period. The networks hope to reach big audiences, and the "Big Bang" at 8 p.m. pulled 11.4 million to...
  • Peninsula singer Joey Cook moves on to 'American Idol' semis

    Peninsula singer Joey Cook moves on to 'American Idol' semis
    Joey Cook didn't know whether to scream or to cry. So she did both. On Thursday's night's episode of "American Idol," Cook survived the showdown round and was picked as one of 24 singers who advanced to next weeks' semifinal round. Waiting to learn...
  • February: Good news for WFTV, WESH

    February: Good news for WFTV, WESH
    February brought very good news to WFTV-Channel 9. The ABC affiliate continued to lead in most news time slots and surpassed Fox-owned WOFL-Channel 35 at 10 p.m. NBC affiliate WESH-Channel 2 had the most-seen prime-time lineup, thanks to the Super...
  • 'NCIS,' 'Walking Dead,' 'SNL': tops for week

    'NCIS,' 'Walking Dead,' 'SNL': tops for week
    UPDATED: The weekly ratings for Central Florida underscore how well the 40th anniversary of "Saturday Night Live" played with viewers. The NBC special ranked second among all programs for the week, and it was second with local young adults. Nationally,...
  • 'Empire' rolls; 'Mentalist' ends

    UPDATED: Fox's happiest story this season continues to be "Empire," which was the most-watched show Wednesday. The hip-hop drama drew 13 million viewers, according to updated ratings released Wednesday afternoon. The show was up 8 percent from last week...
  • Sheldon Cooper, 'Murder': Thursday winners

    UPDATED: Sheldon Cooper was the king of Thursday night, but the season finale of "How to Get Away With Murder" was a winner for ABC. A new "Big Bang Theory" and Sheldon drew 16.7 million viewers, the night's biggest audience, according to ratings...