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The Overnights: 'The Bachelor' Pads ABC

This was not a Monday night victory for ABC in the magnitude of soon-to-return Dancing With the Stars. But the ongoing strength of the 8-10 p.m. time period warmer The…

February 22, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

The Oscars by the Numbers

Does The King’s Speech, Best Picture front-runner for the 83rd Academy Awards on ABC this Sunday, have the oomph to ignite viewership for the telecast past the 41.7 million from…

February 21, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Fox Takes Thursday With 'Idol' Ratings Romp

It’s monotonous, I know, but whenever American Idol airs, Fox wins the evening, and the network dominated Thursday (Feb. 17) in the overnights (and certainly among adults 18-49). Fox averaged…

February 18, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Fox Rides American Idol to Highest Ratings Yet

Last night, American Idol gave Fox its highest ratings yet in prime time, with a 10.9 rating/16 share, according to Nielsen Media Research data—an average of 12 million households tuning…

February 17, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Law & Order: Criminal Intent Hits 90% of Off-Nets

NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution has cleared Law & Order: Criminal Intent in approximately 90 percent of the country as a daily off-net two-hour strip, beginning in fall 2011.  This…

February 14, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Updated: Super Bowl XLV Breaks the Record Books

Super Bowl XLV (Green Bay vs. Pittsburgh) on Fox was the most watched U.S. television program ever, with a staggering 111 million viewers on Sunday, Feb. 6, according to Nielsen…

February 7, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Friday Night Lights Returns to NBC for Final Season

The return of freshman NBC drama The Event, which has been on hiatus since December, is now slated for Monday, March 7 at 8 p.m. (instead of the previously announced…

February 3, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Ratings Roundup: A Clean Sweep for Fox

Fox benefited this week by the still ample American Idol and the 2011 AFC-NFC Pro Bowl on Sunday. Fox rose by as much as 23 percent in total viewers from…

February 2, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

CMT's Working Class Launches to 1.2 Million Viewers

Working Class, CMT’s first scripted sitcom, launched on Friday, Jan. 28 with 1.2 million viewers at 8 p.m. ET/PT, according to Nielsen Media Research data, making it the cable network’s…

January 31, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Philbin to Be Honored by TV Land

Legendary TV personality Regis Philbin, who will step down as host of long-running daytime show Live With Regis & Kelly later in the year, will receive the Legend Award at…

January 31, 2011, 12:00 AM EST