| Nov 20, 2014
| 7:09 AM
President Barack Obama's prime-time speech on immigration will play on cable news channels at 8 p.m. Thursday but not on the broadcast networks except for PBS.
The White House did not ask for the time, and the commercial broadcast networks will go...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Jon Stewart's favorite sparring partner, Bill O'Reilly, was a guest on "The Daily Show" on Wednesday and it didn't take long for a debate to happen. A minute and a half, to be precise.
O'Reilly was on the program to promote his new book, "Killing...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Tuesday night was a big one across the genres for the Fox Networks Group, which ruled the ratings roost -- claiming the three most-watched cable networks with Fox Sports 1 (coverage of Major League Baseball playoff action), Fox News Channel (its regular...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:30 PM
In a busy summer for big news stories, Fox News Channel topped all of ad-supported cable in same-night ratings, standing as the third quarter's most-watched network in weekday primetime for the first time since 2003.
CNN continued its momentum, placing...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:41 PM
Fox News Channel topped prime-time cable ratings for the first time since October 1996.
According to Nielsen, the network averaged 1.7 million viewers a night from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. in the third quarter, making it the No. 1 cable news channel.
| Aug 14, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Riots in Ferguson, Mo., draw President Barack Obama into a familiar, although unwritten, part of his job description: a blend of national healer and scold-in-chief.
It's always risky for a president to get involved in local disputes. But everybody looks...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 6:16 AM
UPDATED: CBS had reason to be thrilled that it landed the NFL on Thursday nights. In updated national numbers released Friday after, the combo CBS-NFL Network audience for the Pittsburgh-Baltimore game this week was 20.8 million viewers.
| Sep 9, 2014
| 1:44 PM
President Barack Obama's address on his ISIS strategy will rearrange Wednesday prime time.
What to expect? NBC announced its plans and said the Obama address will run roughly 15 minutes. "America's Got Talent" will follow at 9:15 p.m., and the show will...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Major news stories -- including the fatal shooting of an unarmed African-American teenager in Missouri by a white police officer, and escalating tensions in the Middle East -- helped boost ratings for cable news channels during August.
Fox News was...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 2:22 AM
After months of running a largely invisible campaign to regain his old job, former Gov. Charlie Crist has suddenly emerged from stealth mode.
• On Monday, his campaign issued a web video meant to counter a video attack from Gov. Rick Scott's...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Bill O'Reilly has long been top dog at Fox News Channel, but last week for the first time, he was outdrawn in the key news demo by the net's new kid on the primetime block, Megyn Kelly.
In a news-heavy week that included primary elections and the release...