| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:17 PM
"Boardwalk Empire" is learning that there are tougher opponents than New Jersey mobsters. Like, say, NFL games.
HBO's Prohibition-era drama returned for Season 4 on Sunday night with 2.4 million total viewers at 9 p.m., according to Nielsen. That was...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:17 AM
Fox's "Almost Human" arrested plenty of viewers in its premiere Sunday night.
The sci-fi cop series from J.H. Wyman and J.J. Abrams drew a rating of 3.1 in the key 18-49 age demographic and pulled in an average of 9.1 viewers, according to early...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 9:32 AM
Sunday night's buzzy American Music Awards on ABC posted a big gain over last year's all-time low, for its best ratings performance in four years.
According to preliminary numbers from Nielsen, the awards telecast drew 12.9 million viewers and scored...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:09 AM
"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" has shot its arrow through another record.
The second installment in the Jennifer Lawrence-starring dystopian action film series made about $12.6 million from Imax theaters in its opening weekend in North America,...
| May 7, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Carrie Underwood will be the new voice of NBC's "Sunday Night Football" theme song, "Waiting All Day for Sunday Night," the network announced on Tuesday.
Underwood's version of the song will make its debut before the first Sunday night broadcast of...
| May 10, 2013
| 2:19 PM
You will find no tears here for the cancellation of Brian Williams' "Rock Center," which was first reported Friday by the New York Times.
It was one of the sorriest excuses for a newsmagazine that I have seen in 30 years of reporting on network...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:42 PM
The 2012-2013 TV season is officially over as of midnight Wednesday, but don't look for any clear-cut answer among the final numbers as to what show is No. 1 on prime-time network television this year.
CBS has been relentlessly claiming for months...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 9:39 AM
Football won the night for NBC among advertiser-coveted 18-to-49-year-olds Sunday night. But overruns from an explosive game between the Denver Broncos and Dallas Cowboys helped CBS score a victory in total viewership.
On NBC, the contest between the...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Comcast Corp. Chief Executive Brian Roberts has made a mission out of perfecting a new-generation remote control to help customers seamlessly find TV programs they want to watch.
Now, Roberts is turning to Twitter to help him do just that.
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Sunday nights are usually an easy ratings win for NBC's big NFL games. However, with the fourth game of the World Series and a football game that ran into prime time, it looks like Fox was the highest-rated network this time.
That's according to early...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:24 AM
NBC's financial fortunes are perking up, with advertisers agreeing to pay rate increases of 7% to 8% over last year's prices during the annual summer sales bazaar.
In the last few days, NBC executives finished selling their advertising time for the...