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Nielsen Modifies Its Total Content Ratings Rollout, With ‘Limited’ Release on March 1

One month after NBCUniversal asked Nielsen to put the brakes on its Total Content Ratings (TCR) rollout, the company has decided to modify its plans for making the new metric publicly available.

ABC Won’t Rest Until Everyone Knows Scandal (and TGIT) Is Finally Back Tonight

After an excruciating eight-month hiatus for ABC, the network tonight finally gets to welcome back its TGIT lineup of Shonda Rhimes-produced Thursday-night dramas: Grey's Anatomy, Scandal (which was delayed until midseason due to Kerry Washington's pregnancy) and How to Get Away With Murder.

Broadcast TV Presidents Want Nielsen to Get Things ‘Right’ and Delay Total Content Ratings Rollout

The broadcast network presidents have added their voices to those in the industry asking Nielsen to modify its rollout plans for the new total content ratings metric.

Mary Tyler Moore, Who Changed TV Forever With Her Smile, Has Died at 80

Mary Tyler Moore, whose groundbreaking '70s sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show changed television forever, has died. She was 80.

Rio Olympics and the Election Sparked a 4.4% Increase in TV Ad Revenue in 2016

The television ad market in 2016 saw a 4.4 percent revenue increase over 2015 thanks to the Summer Olympics and the election, according to new data from Standard Media Index.

Lying in the Face of Facts? Trump Did That for a Decade With Celebrity Apprentice Ratings

The actions of President Trump and his White House press secretary Sean Spicer over the weekend—lying about the size of his inauguration crowds, despite ample evidence disproving their claims—were surprising and alarming to many who were unaccustomed to seeing that degree of blatant dishonesty from the office of the President of the United States.

CBS Hopes the AFC Championship Will Spark Its First New Reality Hit in 7 Years

The broadcast networks haven't launched a hit reality competition series since NBC debuted The Voice. CBS is looking to break that streak on Sunday as it launches the new series Hunted, with help from the NFL's AFC Championship game.

This Is Us, the Season’s Breakout Hit, Has Been Renewed for 2 More Seasons

Broadcast TV's biggest new hit show will be airing on NBC through at least the 2018-19 season. NBC announced a two-season renewal for its breakout family drama This Is Us today at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour in Pasadena, Calif. The network shared the news with the show's cast and producers just minutes before they met with reporters.

Will & Grace Is Returning to NBC Next Season for a 10-Episode Run

Fox isn't the only broadcast network that's bringing back its biggest recent hits. NBC is reviving its hit sitcom Will & Grace for a 10-episode limited run next season. NBC Entertainment president Jennifer Salke made the announcement at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour in Pasadena, Calif.

Fox’s New 24: Legacy Hero Is on the Run in the World Trade Center Oculus

24: Legacy's World Trade Center installation features the franchise's new hero, played by Corey Hawkins.Fox