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  • TV ratings: Beatles special impresses as Olympics rule

    TV ratings: Beatles special impresses as Olympics rule
    CBS aired a strong Fab Four 50th anniversary special as the Sochi Winter Olympics on NBC iced the broadcast competition Sunday night, according to preliminary numbers from Nielsen.  CBS' "The Beatles: The Night That Changed America" drew nearly 14...
  • Has 'American Idol' Officially Entered Its Post-Phenom Phase?

    "American Idol," welcome to the next phase of your ratings life - the one in which you are no longer a red-hot phenomenon. "Survivor" survived it, going from national magazine covers to ambling along as another mere mortal among TV shows. Now the trick...
  • 'American Idol' recap: Season 13 kicks off with humor and talent

    'American Idol' recap: Season 13 kicks off with humor and talent
    "Life can change … in a heartbeat," "American Idol" reminded us Wednesday night as it kicked off a new season with a fresh batch of hopefuls, a greater focus on the positive (fewer prolonged looks at the cringe-inducingly untalented and delusional)...
  • TCA: Aging 'American Idol' undergoes more tweaking

    If the last season of "American Idol" proved to be an eyeball ping-pong experience while watching the animosity between judges Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey percolate, then the forthcoming season might come as a relief to the optical nerves. The latest...
  • TCA: Fox says it is getting out of pilot season

    Fox Broadcasting says it wants to reinvent the way it makes television shows. Specifically, it wants to do away with what is known as pilot season, a frantic period in the spring in which the broadcast networks order scores of scripts and then make...
  • TV Review: Harry Connick Jr. Brings Fun Back to 'American Idol'

    Without declaring victory after just one night, Harry Connick Jr. has almost single-handedly brought a sense of fun back to "American Idol." Whether spoofing his lack of celebrity relative to Jennifer Lopez or clowning with Keith Urban, there's an easy...
  • TV ratings: 'Survivor' finale hits low in 27th season; NFL leads

    TV ratings: 'Survivor' finale hits low in 27th season; NFL leads
    Ratings for "Survivor's" finale Sunday hit a low, while the NFL led the night.   The last episode of "Survivor: Blood vs. Water," the 27th cycle in the reality series' run, drew 10.2 million viewers and a rating of 2.5 in the key 18-49 age demographic...
  • 'Wolverine,' 'Smurfs 2' top DVD and Blu-ray sales chart

    'Wolverine,' 'Smurfs 2' top DVD and Blu-ray sales chart
    A mutant comic book hero and a crew of little blue children's characters ruled the home video sales chart in their first weeks in release.  "The Wolverine," the sixth film in 20th Century Fox's "X-Men" franchise, was the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray...
  • 'Victoria's Secret Fashion Show' rules TV Twitterverse

    'Victoria's Secret Fashion Show' rules TV Twitterverse
    Turns out lingerie and the Internet were made for each other. The "Victoria's Secret Fashion Show," which aired on CBS, generated the most Twitter conversation of any prime-time television show during the week of Dec. 9, according to Nielsen's Twitter...
  • TV picks for Dec. 16 to Dec. 20: Santa, Lucy, Barbara and Sherlock

    TV picks for Dec. 16 to Dec. 20: Santa, Lucy, Barbara and Sherlock
    The fall TV season is wrapping up with finales and holiday specials. Here are a handful of viewing options for Dec. 16-Dec. 22. This schedule of premieres, finales, movies and specials includes many holiday programs, but you can find an even more...
  • Robert Redford to produce 'The West' for Discovery

    Discovery Channel is heading back to the Old West for its next nonfiction series, "The West." The cable network announced the series on Tuesday with a planned debut sometime in 2014. Robert Redford and Laura Michalchyshyn's Sundance Productions will...