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ABC Yanks the Cord on Mind Games

ABC has pulled the plug on the Christian Slater drama Mind Games after just five episodes.

Cory Monteith Tribute Lifts Glee, NBC Comedies Sink

A heartfelt tribute to the late Cory Monteith (Finn) helped rally legions of Gleeks, giving the Fox musical drama its highest rating in over a year.

Less Than Zero: ABC Drama Bows to Record Low Ratings

ABC’s Thursday 8 p.m. time slot continues to be a dead spot in the network’s prime-time lineup, as the new drama series Zero Hour premiered to record low ratings.

ABC Strikes Gold With the Oscars

With just under three weeks to go before the film world descends on Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre, ABC has sold the last available inventory in its broadcast of the 84th annual Academy Awards.

Mixed Ratings Results for Returning Idol

Season 12 of American Idol got off to a somewhat iffy start as the two-hour premiere failed to live up to last year’s debut.

Iger: Lack of Blockbusters Is Putting the Hurt on TV Ratings

While broadcasters have blamed everything from the DVR to the Olympics for a soft ad sales marketplace, Walt Disney Co. chairman and CEO Bob Iger on Thursday allowed that unspectacular programming may have something to do with recent ratings shortfalls.

‘Elementary,’ My Dear Nielsen

CBS last night rolled to a decisive ratings victory, as its hybridized comedy-procedural lineup led to a strong series debut at 10 p.m.

No Laughing Matter: Season Premiere of ‘The Office’ Falls Flat

NBC’s Thursday night lineup continues to underwhelm, as the season premieres of The Office, Parks and Recreation and Up All Night failed to find an audience.