| Sep 8, 2014
| 8:42 AM
UPDATED: The NFL reasserted its ratings pull Sunday in prime time on Fox and NBC.
In reality, "Big Brother" kept pulling in young adults for CBS. But viewers found Fox's "Utopia" wasn't a place they wanted to stay.
"Utopia," the first new broadcast...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 12:13 PM
Jennifer Salke will stay on at NBC, renewing her contract to serve as entertainment president.
Salke's contract was slated to expire later this year. The extension keeps her on for at least three more years.
Salke, a former 20th Century Fox TV...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
TV shows, while not typically known for their contributions to music, often rejoice in the sounds of the season.
Last month, PBS' period drama "Downton Abbey" released a Christmas album featuring selections from cast members that included Charles...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 11:10 AM
"Sunday Night Football" elevated NBC to the top of the TV ratings but Fox followed closely behind in the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic with help from an NFL overrun.
The New England Patriots-San Diego Chargers game on NBC notched a rating of 6.1...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Audiences may be drying their eyes after the heartbreaking conclusion of Sunday's midseason finale to "The Walking Dead," but AMC executives have to be grinning ear to ear after another episode of record ratings.
"Coda," the last new episode of "The...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 12:52 PM
HBO's "Olive Kitteridge" opens with an older woman walking into the woods on a fall day. She is carrying a blanket, radio, envelope, revolver and one bullet.
She spreads the blanket on the ground, turns the radio to a classical station and places it...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 11:35 AM
Football on NBC and CBS propelled ratings victories Sunday night and topped Fox's coverage of the World Series, according to preliminary numbers from Nielsen.
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" match-up between the Green Bay Packers and the New Orleans...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 12:30 PM
While the World Series was no match in the ratings last night for "Sunday Night Football," the good news for Fox is that a sixth, and potentially seventh game of the Fall Classic -- airing without any competition from the NFL -- should produce a surge...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 1:38 PM
One of the most remarkable stories in pop culture is the power of the NFL as TV entertainment.
At the start of this scandal-plagued season, some analysts were predicting that ratings for Sunday, Monday and the new CBS Thursday night telecasts were going...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 11:25 PM
NBC’s “Sunday Night Football” is the gold standard of NFL television, no doubt about it. But last night’s telecast of the Ravens' 43-23 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers was not one of the network’s greatest performances....
| Nov 3, 2014
| 10:01 AM
"Sunday Night Football" helped NBC dominate the night in the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic but CBS won overall with help from a NFL overrun and "60 Minutes."
According to early Nielsen ratings, an NFL overrun on CBS was the most watched broadcast of...