| May 22, 2014
| 7:00 AM
It all used to be so simple — and patriotic. If the president of the United States were to appear as a character on a television series, and it was a rarity, he was generally upright, forthright and just, well, right.
"Even when he was a hack, the...
| May 22, 2014
| 8:58 AM
UPDATED: When the season finales of "American Idol" and "Survivor" faced off, the real winner may have been "Modern Family."
For the night, the ABC sitcom had 10.5 million viewers. "Idol" also had 10.5 million and "Survivor" averaged 9.6 million....
| Feb 27, 2014
| 9:29 AM
No longer facing the Olympics in prime time, Fox scored a ratings win Wednesday night as "American Idol" posted numbers that were generally in line with a week ago.
But it was a close one as CBS' premiere of "Survivor" nearly tied the singing contest in...
| May 8, 2014
| 10:09 AM
CBS led its network rivals in the ratings Wednesday night with the help of "Survivor," "Criminal Minds" and the season finale of "CSI."
All three shows gained viewers from last week, according to early numbers from Nielsen. "CSI" ended its 14th season...
| May 9, 2014
| 3:23 PM
So much for six seasons and a movie. On Friday NBC canceled the low-rated "Community," a move that is sure to upset the innovative sitcom's small but intensely devoted fan base.
It also axed the comedy "Growing Up Fisher" and the dramas "Revolution,"...
| May 11, 2014
| 9:51 AM
Coming this fall, NBC will add six new series that feature old favorites Debra Messing ("Will & Grace"), Kate Walsh ("Private Practice") and Katherine Heigl ("Grey's Anatomy").
But the network will save its most crucial move for February and shift...
| May 11, 2014
| 12:13 PM
NBC presented its 2014-15 prime-time lineup Sunday, introducing three new comedies and three new dramas.
The fall schedule also moves crime drama "The Blacklist" to Thursday nights in February. In total, NBC picked up five new dramas, seven new comedies,...
| May 1, 2014
| 9:38 AM
Most broadcast shows were down in the ratings Wednesday night, including Fox's "American Idol" and ABC's entire lineup, according to early numbers for Nielsen.
NBC's "Chicago P.D." bucked that pattern, delivering the biggest gain of the night....
| Jan 30, 2014
| 9:47 AM
Fox dominated Wednesday night's TV ratings with "American Idol," which drew an average of 12.4 million viewers and a rating of 3.8 among the key 18-49 age group, according to early numbers from Nielsen.
With the advertiser-coveted young-adult viewers,...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 9:13 AM
FBI agents scored a victory over wannabe pop stars in Wednesday night's ratings, according to early numbers from Nielsen.
The CBS procedural drama "Criminal Minds" averaged 10.4-million viewers and a rating of 2.5 among the key 18-to-49-year-old...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:15 PM
NBC's options next season became a little clearer on Wednesday, as the network gave early renewals to three more of its current dramas.
The fantasy "Grimm" will return for Season 4, while two procedurals from producer Dick Wolf -- "Chicago Fire" and its...