For 15 years, Jared Fogle has been an ideal spokesman for Subway, which benefited as much from his earnest demeanor as from his redemptive weight-loss story.
Now that The Walking Dead has staggered off for its customary six-month between-seasons break, broadcasters last night may have hoped to regain some of their lost potency in the Sunday 9 p.m. time slot. Didn’t happen.
After a splashy debut in which it more than doubled its time slot predecessor’s average deliveries, ABC’s Resurrection has fallen back to earth.
If TV’s liveliest time slot weren’t already somewhat paradoxically a-crawl with death, last night’s episode of The Good Wife raised the ante on all things terminal.
ABC on Sunday night notched a significant victory in the prime-time ratings race, as the second installment of its new supernatural drama series, Resurrection, dominated the fiercely competitive 9 p.m. time slot.
In a night dominated by ABC’s Bachelor postmortem, a special preview of NBC’s new Sunday drama series Believe drew a fair amount of sampling.
Since ER flatlined in 2009, NBC’s Thursday night lineup has been the Drunk Uncle of prime time television.
The ax continues to fall at NBC, which over the last several hours has severed ties with three of the four freshman comedies that were still in contention for a slot on the 2013-14 schedule.