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  • 'Empire' keeps rolling for Fox

    'Empire' keeps rolling for Fox
    UPDATED: "Empire" wasn't the most-watched show Wednesday night, but it had the greatest story to tell. "American Idol" had the most viewers: 11.8 million, according to ratings released Thursday afternoon. "Empire," the music-industry drama that...
  • CBS walloped its rivals in viewership last week, matching ABC, Fox and NBC combined

    Except for CBS, the broadcast networks mostly closed up shop last week. At least, that's the suggestion from Nielsen, which says the average prime-time audience for CBS matched the total viewership for ABC, Fox and NBC. Meanwhile, CBS logged a dozen of...
  • Guilford Singer Nick Fradiani Is An 'American Idol' Hopeful This Week

    Guilford Singer Nick Fradiani Is An 'American Idol' Hopeful This Week
    In July, when The Courant last checked in with Nick Fradiani, he was competing on the TV reality show "America's Got Talent" with his band, Beach Avenue. The band got eliminated early on in the competition, during "Judgment Week." Don't count Fradiani...
  • Broughton: I swear I don't want to crush my kids' dreams

    Broughton: I swear I don't want to crush my kids' dreams
    I’m not teaching my kids to follow their dreams. At least not right now. My kids are 13 and 10 years old, and what I’m teaching them are things like perseverance, the value of hard work, responsibility and charity. Those ideas aren’t...
  • NFL, NCAA, 'NCIS': ratings winners

    NFL, NCAA, 'NCIS': ratings winners
    The NFL, NCAA and "NCIS" were the big winners in TV ratings for Central Florida last week. The AFC Championship, the College Football Playoff Championship and Mark Harmon were the biggest prime-time draws in the Orlando TV market. (The NFC...
  • View showing of romance opera 'La Boheme' at library

    One of the most romantic operas of all times, Giacomo Puccini's "La Boheme" is this month's Opera @ the Library program. The opera will be shown at 1:45 p.m. Jan. 26 in Room 108B at Cooper Memorial Library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive, Clermont. The opera,...
  • Fox renews 'Gotham,' 'Empire,' and 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'

    Fox renews 'Gotham,' 'Empire,' and 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'
    Fox has given out early season renewals for its breakout freshman dramas "Empire" and "Gotham" and seasoned comedy "Brooklyn Nine-Nine." The announcements were made Saturday during the network's session at the Television Critics Assn. press tour in...
  • Fox's 'American Idol' may cross-pollinate with fictional world of 'Empire'

    "American Idol" producers have talked about a cross-promotion with "Empire," Fox's hot new series about a music industry family, perhaps getting some of the contestants on the scripted show, producers said Saturday. "The music connection would be silly...
  • 'Empire,' 'Gotham' renewed; meet new Rizzo

    'Empire,' 'Gotham' renewed; meet new Rizzo
    Fox has picked up freshman dramas "Empire" and "Gotham" for next season and renewed "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" for a third season. "Empire" has connected with young adults in two telecasts on Wednesdays after "American Idol." "Gotham," the Batman prequel, won...
  • Ring Posts roundup: Tough Enough's return, SummerSlam venue and WWE Raw reunion

    Ring Posts roundup: Tough Enough's return, SummerSlam venue and WWE Raw reunion
    This week on the Ring Posts Roundup, we look at the return of a WWE series, the location of SummerSlam, and who will be appearing on Raw this week. -- The USA Network announced that WWE Tough Enough will be brought back for a sixth season. For those who...
  • Executives: Fox TV needs 'showmanship' of 'Empire,' 'Glee' producer to end ratings slump

    Producers capable of making "big, bold" series such as Fox's freshman drama "Empire" are key to rescuing the network from its ratings slump, its top executives said Friday. Dana Walden and Gary Newman, the longtime CEOs of the 20th Century Fox studio,...