Awake

Viewers Have Little Appetite for NBC’s Hannibal

Broadcasters this week squeezed out two of the final scripted series premieres of the 2012-13 campaign, and as has been the case throughout the season, the results were unspectacular.

Sunday Night Ghost Town: Soft Launch for ABC’s Red Widow

Like a strip mall that houses an endless succession of failed take-out restaurants, some time slots are seemingly doomed to failure. And unfortunately for ABC, its Sunday 10 p.m. hour appears to be one of the more haunted slots on the dial.

Doc Drama Do No Harm on Life Support

The series premiere of NBC’s schizoid doctor drama Do No Harm died on the table Thursday night, posting a miserly 0.9 rating in the 18-49 demo.Per Nielsen preliminary fast national data, Do No Harm now stands as the lowest-rated, in-season debut of any scripted Big Four show, ever.

What to Learn From 7 Dematerializing Sci-Fi Shows

To accurately predict how a sci-fi show will do, you'd need either a time machine or a bathtub full of precogs. Sometimes you get Star Trek: The Next Generation; sometimes you get Star Trek: Enterprise. It's confusing.

Ghost Town: The Vanishing 10 pm Broadcast Drama

The 10 o’clock broadcast drama tottered further down the road to oblivion this season, as not a single series in the time slot finished among Nielsen’s highest-rated programs.

NBCU’s Burke: We’d Love to Be Average

Steve Burke on Wednesday echoed a familiar refrain, telling investors that NBC has “a long way to go” before it truly can be said to have regained its standing with its broadcast network rivals.

Snoozy Start for NBC’s ‘Awake’

Despite premiering against two repeats, NBC’s Awake got off to a sleepy start.

Tweets Rate ABC, CW Tops for Fall

If the twittering classes have any say in the matter, this fall is going to be a blockbuster for ABC and the CW. And while autumn may not alleviate the suffering at NBC, the Peacock appears to have the biggest new scripted series on its hands in the midseason entry, Smash.