The Walking Dead is staggering its way toward a date with broadcast TV. Beginning this fall, the AMC zombie apocalypse thriller will begin airing on MyNetworkTV, making the 21st Century Fox asset the exclusive broadcast home to television’s highest-rated show.
Fox is putting American Idol on a diet, and that (indirectly) spells good news for the network’s Tuesday night lineup.
Between now and Nov. 6, there will be nowhere to hide from the onslaught of political advertising set to hit more than $3.3 billion on TV. Behind the scenes at TV stations, traffic managers are juggling buys from presidential, House, Senate and gubernatorial campaigns, not to mention those put forth by various Super PACs.
NBC on Monday night put up its biggest premiere numbers in recent memory, as its lights-out drama Revolution drew 11.7 million viewers and a 4.1 rating in the adults 18-to-49 demo.
A week after knocking off the season’s highest ratings in the 10 p.m. slot, NBC’s Smash fell to earth Monday night, losing more than a quarter of the dollar demo.