| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:50 PM
A reality series with a fantasy theme sounded intriguing, but viewers weren't buying "The Quest" from ABC Thursday night. Just 2.8 million tuned in the series that was described as "The Amazing Race" meets "Lord of the Rings."
The night's most-...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 10:24 AM
UPDATED: "America's Got Talent" and "Big Brother" keep chugging along while "Extant" loses altitude.
NBC's "Talent" was Wednesday's big winner with 10.3 million viewers, according to updated ratings. The audience grew through the two-hour telecast,...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Advertisers are betting that football and a group of funny but aging nerds will carry the TV season.
A Variety survey of commercial-ratings estimates culled from as many as four top media-buying firms finds that Madison Avenue will look to two weekly...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 2:53 PM
How big was the World Cup in Central Florida?
The soccer extravaganza dominated the sports ratings last week, taking nine of the Top 10 spots in this TV market.
The Germany-Argentina final Sunday afternoon topped anything in prime time, when Orlando...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 12:28 PM
With the addition of "Thursday Night Football," CBS will stagger its fall premieres over eight weeks, the network announced Tuesday.
"Thursday Night Football" opens with Pittsburgh at Baltimore on Sept. 11.
"The Big Bang Theory" will begin its...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 9:08 AM
UPDATED: The hot summer of reality TV continued Wednesday night.
The "America's Got Talent" results show drew the biggest audience nationally: 10.1 million, according to updated ratings. NBC on Thursday announced that Kenichi Ebina, winner of the show's...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:00 AM
"True Detective" joined a stellar list of drama nominees including “Breaking Bad" and "House of Cards" when the 2014 Emmy nominations were announced Thursday morning in a ceremony hosted by Mindy Kaling and Carson Daly.
The comedy series nominees...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The abundance of quality programming and expanding number of options has created a logjam for the nighttime Emmy Awards, where the celebration over which shows earned nomination will inevitably give way to plenty of second-guessing about those that were...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:45 AM
UPDATED: "America's Got Talent" earned the top two slots in last week's ratings, and the NBC contest is on its way this week.
"Talent" started its live telecasts from Radio City Music on Tuesday and dominated the night's ratings with 10.6 million...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Rupert Murdoch wants one more jewel for his crown.
The 83-year-old media mogul's audacious $80-billion bid to acquire Time Warner was rejected, but people close to Murdoch say that he hasn't given up. Time Warner's stock soared 17% on Wednesday amid...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Television newcomers "True Detective," a crime drama from HBO, and "Orange is the New Black," a dark prison comedy from Netflix, racked up a dozen Emmy nominations each on Thursday, challenging stalwarts like "Breaking Bad" and "Modern Family."