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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

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

State of the Union Hauls In 42 Million-Plus Viewers

President Obama’s State of the Union Address on Tuesday, which aired from approximately 9-10:15 p.m. on 11 networks, totaled 42.79 million viewers, with a combined household rating of 26.6, according…

January 27, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

John Walsh to Host New 'World's Most Wanted'

Long-running Fox staple America's Most Wanted, hosted by John Walsh, is introducing World's Most Wanted, which will focus on the compelling international cases from the vast library of America's Most…

January 25, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Oprah Scores With Half-Sister Reveal

Monday’s episode of soon-to-depart CBS Television Distribution talker Oprah, where Oprah Winfrey introduced the half-sister she never knew she had, scored a whopping 9.7 rating/22 share in the overnights, according…

January 25, 2011, 12:00 AM EST