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TV’s 10 Worst Time Slots: Can Any Show Survive?

If a TV series is placed in a terrible time slot and no one is around to watch it, does it make a noise in the ratings? Of course not, […]

How I Met Your Mother Finale Soars

Pop quiz: In the series finale of CBS’ How I Met Your Mother, the titular mom is revealed to be: a) a MacGuffin b) a red herring c) the Yellow [Umbrella] King d) a nice, limpid-eyed dead lady e) a burlap sack full of hissing eels

Déjà Vu All Over Again as CBS Renews 18 Series

In what has become a rite of spring, CBS on Thursday announced it has renewed 18 series for next season. 

Sleepy Hollow Goes Out on a High Note, The Blacklist Continues to Slip

Fox’s freshman hit Sleepy Hollow wrapped its first season in grand fashion, drawing its biggest ratings in months with a two-part cliffhanger finale.

Chicago P.D. Off to a Promising Start on NBC

In a season marred by wholly forgettable 10 p.m. launches, NBC thus far is the only broadcaster showing signs of life in the final hour of prime time.

CBS’ Intelligence Is the Season’s Most-Watched Premiere

CBS could have a winner on its hands with its first midseason drama launch, while a solid performer in the Tuesday 10 p.m. slot continues to elude ABC.

VOD, Streaming Offer Incremental Ratings Gains

Just days after reiterating his advocacy for a more inclusive ratings currency, CBS Corp. CEO Les Moonves told investors that he wants to expand beyond the proposed C7 stream.

Seasonal Stumbles for Monday Night’s Hottest Series

Monday night’s biggest broadcast shows are starting to settle into their seasonal troughs … a pattern that unfortunately coincides with the first full week of November sweeps.

Prime Time Ghost Town

It’s 10 p.m. … Do you know where your viewers are? If you program a broadcast television network, there’s a good chance they’ve either flipped to a cable channel or are firing up the DVR.

CBS Stems the Bleeding With Monday Comedy Switcheroo

In killing off the underperforming We Are Men and shifting 2 Broke Girls to the 8:30 p.m. time slot, CBS appears to have halted its Monday night skid. That said, the year-ago comparisons are a stark reminder of how quickly a prime-time lineup can lose its footing.