It's almost laughable to call a show a ratings loser when it wins its timeslot. But analysts can't help but notice the big drop in the ratings of the once unstoppable American Idol. Is the show simply running its course, is the genre too diluted, or could the emphasis on the judges be to blame?
In what The Hollywood Reporter is calling a 'catastrophic premiere,' NBC's second season of Smash, which boasts a new showrunner and the star power of Jennifer Hudson, suffered a 71 percent drop in ratings over last year. On top of that, the big budget show was actually clobbered by the seemingly unstoppable Betty White.
On Jimmy Kimmel's first night in a timeslot competitive with Jay Leno and David Letterman, the late night host came out on top. Will the numbers continue?
Tonight, the late night talk show wars come roaring back to life as Jimmy Kimmel goes from 12:30 am to 11:35 pm - putting him in a direct faceoff with Jay Leno and David Letterman.
n the world of TV ratings, it doesn't matter if you love or hate it - as long as you watch. And people WATCHED Lindsay Lohan on Lifetime Sunday night - to the tune of 3.5 million viewers... making it televisions fourth most watched original ad supported cable movie premiere of 2012.
The premiere week of Charlie Sheen's new FX comedy “Anger Management,” had newsworthy numbers. But week two is getting headlines for less exciting reasons. Still, FX should shed no tears.
Imagine living in a world where slapping someone across the face was not only acceptable, it was expected. That seems to be the case in the world of "Dallas" - both the original, and the new revamped version coming to TNT on June 13th. Some old favorite castmembers are back, including Larry Hagman, who hasn't trimmed his eyebrows since his last time on the series.
The wars between the Today Show and Good Morning America are at a fevered pitch - with just 140,000 viewers between them. Will Katie Couric's week as a guest co-host on GMA narrow the gap - or even break NBC's winning streak?
Staff departures, a new grandchild, a canceled show, and even a cameo on "Two Broke Girls" amound to a bizarre 2012 for the TV and merchandising icon.
After much publicity and hype, NBC finally debuted what they hope will be a new jewel in their lineup... but was SMASH the ratings smash that the network hoped for?
Betty White's 90th birthday special on NBC Monday night was a ratings winner, beating Mike and Molly and Two and A Half Men and FOX's Alcatraz in total viewers. The show that followed the special, Betty White's new series Off Their Rockers was also a winner, taking second place in total viewers for the night.
Dick Clark has still got it! ABC's New Year's Rockin' Eve clobbered the competition with it's highest numbers in more than a decade.
The buzz surrounding Two and a Half Men wasn't enough to give it the top spot in Nielsen's latest weekly rankingsÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Âinstead it placed third, below Sunday Night Football and NCIS. But the show still reigns supreme among comedies television shows overall for the season.
The debut of Two and a Half Men without Charlie Sheen and with new star Ashton Kutcher got crazy good ratings. Clearly, this time it's the SHOW that's WINNING.
After a disappointing premiere last week, The Paul Reiser Show’s second episode has dipped even further in the ratings. NBC had already cancelled the...
Animal PlanetÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â had no idea what it was onto when itÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â aired its first “Puppy Bowl” seven years ago. It started out asÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â a sort of ‘throwaway’...