| May 1, 2014
| 9:38 AM
Most broadcast shows were down in the ratings Wednesday night, including Fox's "American Idol" and ABC's entire lineup, according to early numbers for Nielsen.
NBC's "Chicago P.D." bucked that pattern, delivering the biggest gain of the night....
| Apr 23, 2014
| 2:45 PM
May is the busiest month for television, and the action starts early this year. The May sweeps begin Thursday and run through May 21, the official end of the season.
What to expect?
The broadcast networks unveil their fall lineups the week of May 12...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The season-to-date primetime rankings may tell a different story, but there's no question Fox is limping to the finish of the 2013-14 television season.
After good audience response to newcomer "Sleepy Hollow" in the fall, Fox's start to 2014 was rocky....
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:42 PM
"The Middle," the ABC family comedy, is shooting its season finale this week at Walt Disney World.
Wednesday visitors to the Magic Kingdom could spot the actors who play the Heck family on Main Street: Patricia Heaton, Neil Flynn, Charlie McDermott,...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 9:07 AM
A reality TV stalwart and Phil Dunphy et al. led Wednesday night in the ratings, according to early numbers from Nielsen.
CBS' unscripted veteran "Survivor," now in its 28th cycle, was the most-watched show of the night, drawing 9.8 million viewers...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 9:31 AM
Fox won Wednesday night in total viewership and among key 18-to-49-year-olds, though its "American Idol" was flat with last week's numbers, according to preliminary data from Nielsen.
The aged singing contest drew 10.5 million viewers overall and a...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 9:39 AM
"American Idol" posted a weekly ratings decline Wednesday, according to early numbers from Nielsen. Still, Fox held off CBS to win Wednesday night in the key viewing demographic.
The veteran singing competition drew an average of 10.1 million viewers...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:30 AM
ABC said it would add a new series based on characters from parent company Walt Disney's Marvel comics franchise to its lineup, while moving long running "Grey's Anatomy" to an earlier time slot on Thursday as part of its efforts to gain more traction...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 9:46 AM
"American Idol" rose in the ratings Wednesday according to early numbers from Nielsen, orchestrating a weeknight win for Fox.
The veteran singing contest, Fox's only program for the night, earned a 2.1 average rating among key 18-to-49-year-old...
| May 27, 2014
| 10:47 AM
"Dancing With the Stars" connected with Central Florida viewers in a big way last week. The ABC dance contest ended its season and swept the top three spots in the weekly ratings. Ice dancer Meryl Davis won the contest and helped professional dancer...
| May 15, 2014
| 9:24 AM
"American Idol" jumped in the ratings Wednesday night as the aging singing contest aired its 500th episode.
Performances from the top three contestants — Caleb Johnson, Alex Preston and Jena Irene — drew 8.77 million viewers overall and a...