| 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...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 8:43 AM
UPDATED: "Empire" just keeps rolling along for Fox.
The hip-hop drama had the most viewers Wednesday night: 11.4 million, according to ratings released Thursday afternoon. And that was the biggest audience yet for "Empire," which started with 9.9...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 1:52 PM
Seattle's victory over Carolina was the least-watched of the four NFL playoff games in Central Florida. But it was also the only playoff game to start in prime time, and that telecast tops the weekly prime-time ratings for Central Florida.
| 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.
| Jan 14, 2015
| 7:56 AM
Hollywood Anderson says he tried not to make Jennifer Lopez cry when he tried out for “American Idol.” He failed.
“We both got emotional,” said Anderson, 22, who grew up in Central Florida. “We had a special moment. She...
| 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 15, 2015
| 6:57 PM
"American Idol" saved Central Florida singer Hollywood Anderson for last Thursday night, and he electrified the Fox singing contest.
He sang "My Best Friend," a song he wrote, and played the guitar during a New York audition.
| 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'...
| 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 16, 2015
| 8:58 AM
"American Idol" put Fox on top Thursday night, and millions saw Central Florida singer Hollywood Anderson astound the judges.
Harry Connick Jr. and Jennifer Lopez said that Anderson was the best singer they had seen in four cities of auditions so far....