| Apr 21, 2015
| 6:43 AM
UPDATED: Sheldon Cooper was the main man in the ratings last week for Central Florida. (He was No. 1 nationally with young adults, too.)
In the Orlando TV market, "The Big Bang Theory" was tops in total viewers as well as the 18-to-49 age group. Two...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 8:45 AM
UPDATED: "American Idol" rebounded a bit from last week, when the Fox singing contest scored its lowest ratings ever. But the show's days as a ratings powerhouse are long ago.
"Idol" averaged 7.6 million viewers Wednesday, up from 6.6 million last week....
| Mar 26, 2015
| 8:48 AM
UPDATED: With no "Empire," Wednesday ratings fell back to normal levels.
CBS won the night with the trio of "Survivor" (9.6 million), "Criminal Minds" (10.1 million) and "CSI: Cyber" (8.2 million).
Without Cookie and "Empire," Fox banked on two...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 5:00 PM
UPDATED: "NCIS" was the most-watched prime-time program nationally and locally last week.
In Central Florida, "The Walking Dead" drew the most young adults with its season finale. NCAA men's basketball took the top spots in sports viewing. (Nationally,...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 6:23 AM
The College Football Playoff Championship will tower over programming this week. Also on tap are Betty White's birthday, the return of "Saturday Night Live" and the announcement of Oscar nominations.
Here's hoping that Oregon and Ohio State deliver an...
| 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...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 1:51 PM
With the success of HBO’s "The Jinx" and Robert Durst's impending extradition to Los Angeles for trial on a murder charge, I've found myself incessantly wondering: Why are audiences (myself included) so powerfully drawn to -- and entertained by --...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 1:26 PM
Actor Joe Mantegna will serve as grand marshal for this year's Huntington Beach Fourth of July Parade and Celebration, the event's executive board announced in a release last week.
Mantegna, whose film credits include "Searching for Bobby Fischer," "The...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 11:32 AM
Former Ebony editor Mitzi Miller has been named head of development for Rainforest Entertainment, a new film and television company from Rob Hardy, producer of such movies as "Think Like a Man" and "Stomp the Yard."
In her new role, Miller, who...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 3:46 PM
An actor with a recurring role on the CBS series "Criminal Minds" was arrested after a Fort Lauderdale hotel manager complained he damaged a room and didn't pay for food and drinks, police said.
Nicholas Brendon, 43, of Sherman Oaks, Calif., gained fame...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 9:49 AM
Fox's freshman hit "Empire" dominated Wednesday night TV ratings again, climbing in viewers for its ninth consecutive week.
The series, which premiered on Jan. 7, was No. 1 with 14.7-million viewers and a rating of 5.6 in the key 18-to-49-year-old...