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  • NFL, 'NCIS' tops for week

    NFL, 'NCIS' tops for week
    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. For the...
  • 'Two and a Half Men' breakup; 'Mentalist' marriage?

    'Two and a Half Men' breakup; 'Mentalist' marriage?
    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...
  • 'Empire,' 'Scorpion,' 'Idol': week's winners

    'Empire,' 'Scorpion,' 'Idol': week's winners
    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. The most-watched...
  • Central Florida 'Idol' hopeful wows JLo

    Central Florida 'Idol' hopeful wows JLo
    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...
  • 'Empire' builds on 'American Idol'

    'Empire' builds on 'American Idol'
    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...
  • 'American Idol': Orlando singer best so far

    'American Idol': Orlando singer best so far
    "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. "Unquestionably the...
  • 'Fresh Off the Boat,' 'Blacklist' this week

    'Fresh Off the Boat,' 'Blacklist' this week
    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'...
  • Sweeps: Super Bowl, Oscars, Grammys

    Sweeps: Super Bowl, Oscars, Grammys
    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...
  • 'American Idol': How many saw Orlando singer?

    'American Idol': How many saw Orlando singer?
    "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....
  • Super Bowl, 'Blacklist' cruise in weekly ratings

    Super Bowl, 'Blacklist' cruise in weekly ratings
    UPDATED: NBC delivered the most-watched U.S. telecast ever with the Super Bowl and dominated the weekly ratings for Central Florida. The most-watched programs for the week ending Sunday: 1. Super Bowl, NBC, 1.352 million 2. Super Bowl postgame, NBC,...
  • 'American Idol': 3 locals compete this week

    'American Idol': 3 locals compete this week
    If you like Central Florida singers performing on "American Idol," you'll want to catch both episodes of the Hollywood rounds this week. Hollywood Anderson will be featured at 8 p.m. Wednesday on the Fox singing contest. Anderson, whose real name is ...