| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Happy 238th birthday, America!
Television will celebrate the Fourth of July on Friday with big names and big specials.
"Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular" will offer what NBC bills as "the nation's largest display of patriotic firepower." In...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 5:51 AM
In the ratings for last week, LeBron James and the Miami Heat were the biggest draws in Central Florida. The Heat and the San Antonio Spurs, who are meeting in the NBA Finals, took the top two slots in the list of most-watched telecasts:
1. NBA Finals...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:29 AM
WFTV-Channel 9 and WESH-Channel 2 split victories in late news for June. But the latest ratings report was mostly good news for WFTV, which surpassed WESH at 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. after WESH won very tight races in May in the 25-to-54 age group.
At 6 p.m....
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:48 AM
UPDATED: "Extant," the Halle Berry astronaut drama, debuted to 9.6 million viewers, the biggest audience Wednesday night.
"Under the Dome," another CBS drama, debuted to 9.4 million viewers this season, but its audience dipped to 7.7 million the...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 6:18 AM
Central Florida viewers will have another reason to tune in "America's Got Talent" this week: Orlando-based singer Carly Jo Jackson performs.
The episode airs from 8 to 10 p.m. Tuesday on NBC (WESH-Channel 2 locally).
Jackson has performed at House of...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 11:55 AM
The World Cup continues to score big time in Orlando ratings.
The United States-Germany was the most-watched program last week with 309,932 total viewers -- 276,825 on ESPN and 33,107 on Univision. Those ratings don't capture everyone who watched at...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 10:27 AM
UPDATED: "Big Brother" may be familiar, but it still delivers for CBS.
The season premiere set the pace, nationally and locally, in Wednesday ratings.
In national numbers, the CBS reality contest had the most viewers (6.7 million viewers) and the most...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Ellen DeGeneres has sold the A. Quincy Jones-designed Brody House on Los Angeles' Westside to Napster co-founder Sean Parker for $55 million in an off-market deal.
Built in 1950 for real estate developer Sidney Brody and his wife, modernist art...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 6:30 AM
ABC used three games of the NBA Finals to slam-dunk its rivals in last week's ratings race, helping send CBS and Fox -- which have struggled early this summer -- to historically low numbers.
Fox has garnered modest ratings for original drama "Gang-...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 12:30 PM
NBC was the No. 1 broadcaster in demos during all six half-hours on Tuesday, as "America's Got Talent" and "The Night Shift" stood as the night's top two programs. Fox, meanwhile, fared better with repeats of comedies than it had the previous week with...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Likened to a modern-day “Partridge Family,” The Willis Clan wowed the judges on “America’s Got Talent” last week, but it’s the act’s back story that transcends a television variety show.
The 12-member band...