| Jan 25, 2015
| 8:00 AM
On the surface, Melissa Rauch, a New Jersey-raised actress who in recent years has found success as a pint-sized scientist on "The Big Bang Theory," would have little in common with a washed-up Olympic gymnast intent on milking every last drop of her...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 7:37 AM
UPDATED: The game wasn't exciting, but the first College Football Playoff National Championship delivered for ESPN anyway.
Ohio State's 42-20 victory over Oregon averaged 33.4 million viewers and scored an 18.2 household rating.
The game delivered the...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 1:21 PM
The Miami Dolphins-Denver Broncos game on CBS was bigger than anything that started in prime time in the weekly ratings for Central Florida. The game, which the Broncos won, helped push "60 Minutes" to top of the ratings.
The game delivered 344,720...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 5:15 AM
UPDATED: The NFL reaffirmed its pull in prime time -- and scored even greater numbers with games that didn't start in prime time. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler amused millions at the Golden Globes. Old favorites "Big Bang Theory" and "NCIS" delivered. Newcomer...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 6:30 PM
During the holidays, television makes room for old favorites who defy the medium's fixation on age. Just look at Rudolph.
"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" marks its 50th anniversary at 8 p.m. Tuesday on CBS. Fans get to hear narrator Burl Ives tell...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 1:52 PM
Seattle's victory over Carolina was the least-watched of the four NFL playoff games in Central Florida. But it was also the only playoff game to start in prime time, and that telecast tops the weekly prime-time ratings for Central Florida.
| Jan 27, 2015
| 9:46 AM
Without football, the prime-time audience fell off last week. CBS had the most viewers, and Fox was the favorite of young adults. Each network could point to strong performances by freshman dramas: "Scorpion" on CBS and "Empire" on Fox.
| 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...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 10:40 AM
UPDATED: The Super Bowl is the most-watched telecast each year, and "Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials" was the most-watched telecast Monday.
The CBS broadcast averaged 10.8 million. CBS said the annual special had its most-watched edition since 2010...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 7:26 AM
Comedies are harder to do these days than dramas, and could it be that viewers can't agree on what's funny?
Lucille Ball, Alan Alda and "The Golden Girls" had a way of uniting viewers. Jim Parsons and "The Big Bang Theory" carry on the tradition. So it'...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 3:19 AM
This week the end comes for two CBS series, Donald Trump names the victor on "The Celebrity Apprentice," and ABC counts down 15 movies that changed America. The week's highlights:
"Two and a Half Men" wraps up a bawdy 12-year run at 9 p.m. Thursday with...