| 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...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 5:11 AM
The February sweeps start Thursday, and you've probably noticed the increased promotion for special reports (starting Thursday) by local stations.
The sweeps are usually about broadcast networks presenting big events to bolster their stations and...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 8:58 AM
"American Idol" put Fox on top Thursday night, and millions saw Central Florida singer Hollywood Anderson astound the judges.
Harry Connick Jr. and Jennifer Lopez said that Anderson was the best singer they had seen in four cities of auditions so far....
| Feb 3, 2015
| 8:00 AM
UPDATED: NBC delivered the most-watched U.S. telecast ever with the Super Bowl and dominated the weekly ratings for Central Florida. The most-watched programs for the week ending Sunday:
1. Super Bowl, NBC, 1.352 million
2. Super Bowl postgame, NBC,...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 11:34 AM
Astute television viewers know that cable networks have long crunched opening or closing credits on reruns to squeeze more time for ads into an hourlong slot. No harm, no foul, we say.
But now comes disturbing word of cable mandarins tinkering with...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 9:41 AM
Despite delivering its lowest ratings of 2015, NBC's "The Voice" easily bested ABC's season premiere of "Dancing With the Stars" in key demos on Monday, another night of depressed ratings for most shows on the major networks. "Dancing," meanwhile, was...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 8:41 AM
Actor Jim Parsons, who plays the brainy Sheldon Cooper on TV's "Big Bang Theory," has come face-to-face with the wax figure that will be shipped to Madame Tussauds Orlando, set to open in May.
Parsons, a four-time Emmy winner, was introduced to the...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 8:56 AM
UPDATED: CBS' "The Big Bang Theory" had the most viewers Thursday night and the most young adults by a wide margin.
But "American Idol" put Fox on top for the night in both counts.
"The Big Bang Theory" drew 18.1 million viewers, according to...