| 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....
| Jan 30, 2014
| 9:47 AM
Fox dominated Wednesday night's TV ratings with "American Idol," which drew an average of 12.4 million viewers and a rating of 3.8 among the key 18-49 age group, according to early numbers from Nielsen.
With the advertiser-coveted young-adult viewers,...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 12:00 PM
"Brooklyn Nine-Nine." Before you vacuum up the chip crumbs from the sofa and wipe down the seven-layer dip smears from the coffee table, catch the freshman comedy that swept the Golden Globes in a special post-Super Bowl slot Sunday night. Its low ratings...
| 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...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 9:29 AM
No longer facing the Olympics in prime time, Fox scored a ratings win Wednesday night as "American Idol" posted numbers that were generally in line with a week ago.
But it was a close one as CBS' premiere of "Survivor" nearly tied the singing contest in...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 9:23 AM
"American Idol" kicked off its Hollywood stint Wednesday night to higher viewership and its first week-to-week gain among key young adults this season.
"Idol," now in its 13th season, drew 13.3 million viewers overall, up 7% from last week's episode,...