| May 18, 2010
| 5:45 PM
ABC is losing Lost, but it's betting one of the six new dramas (including two shows it touts as "event" viewing like a certain island-set brainteaser) and three new comedies will become equally buzzworthy.
No Ordinary Family - Tuesday, 8pm
| May 11, 2009
Fast National ratings for Sunday, May 10, 2009
Mother's Day didn't bring many ratings bouquets to the networks as ratings were soft across the dial. CBS and ABC ended up splitting the night.
CBS led the overall race with a 6.3 rating/11 share in...
| Jun 1, 2009
Fast National ratings for Sunday, May 31, 2009
The summer blahs hit Sunday's TV ratings in a big way, with CBS grabbing the biggest overall audience on a soft night and NBC getting a demographic win.
CBS averaged a 4.7 rating/8 share for the night,...
| Jul 13, 2009
Fast National ratings for Sunday, July 12, 2009
Sunday's ratings weren't much to write home about for any of the networks, but the combination of "60 Minutes" and "Big Brother" helped carry CBS to the top of a not-very-large heap.
CBS drew 6.6 million...
| Jul 6, 2009
Fast National ratings for Sunday, July 5, 2009
CBS cruised to a ratings win on Sunday night, winning every hour of primetime in total viewers. Despite a much smaller overall audience, though, FOX managed to grab the adults 18-49 title.
CBS averaged 7....
| Jul 20, 2009
Fast National ratings for Sunday, July 19, 2009
It was deja vu of last week's ratings on Sunday, with CBS' "60 Minutes," "Big Brother" and repeats of crime procedurals earned the network the most viewers for a soft night, while FOX just edged ahead for...
| Jul 16, 2009
| 8:41 AM
The NBC series gets the most-ever noms for a comedy series in a single year. "Mad Men" also receives multiple nominations. It was a history-making day for Tina Fey and Farrah.
Fey's NBC comedy series, " 30 Rock," earned 22 Emmy nominations this...
| Jun 14, 2009
Toilet pail in one hand and cup, dish and spoon in the other, Craig Wright hovers near a wooden platform that represents a tiny prison cell in his play "The Unseen."
Kneeling on the platform is Darin Singleton, who portrays Wallace, one of two inmates...
| Apr 20, 2009
Fast National ratings for Sunday, April 19, 2009
The return of "Desperate Housewives" to ABC gave the network a boost Sunday, but not a big enough one to unseat CBS from the overall top spot.
CBS averaged a 6.6 rating/11 share in primetime, topping ABC'...
| Apr 27, 2009
Fast National ratings for Sunday, April 26, 2009
Another fairly quiet Sunday in the ratings ended with CBS and ABC sharing the top spot.
The two networks tied for the lead in households at 6.2/10, but CBS had a slight edge in total viewers, drawing just...
| May 3, 2009
There are precious few guarantees in the theater anymore. Boffo playwrights went out with the Neil Simon dinosaurs. A new show by Stephen Sondheim, hands down the greatest living musical theater composer, can't even count on a Broadway booking. The only...