Super Fun Night

ABC Is Top Banana in 4A’s Homes

Although it’s destined to finish last again this season among broadcast’s Big Four, ABC boasts a much higher profile in the homes of ad agency types.

ABC Gives Full-Season Orders to The Goldbergs, Trophy Wife

ABC has tightened up its comedy lineup, giving full-season orders to freshman sitcoms The Goldbergs and Trophy Wife, ordering an additional four episodes of Super Fun Night and closing the books on Back in the Game.

NBC Rules the Broadcast Roost, but CBS Has the Most Hit Shows

With five weeks of ratings data on the books, NBC remains entrenched as the No. 1 broadcast network, while CBS can lay claim to the lion’s share of the top 20 shows.

CBS Gives Full-Season Orders to 3 Freshman Comedies

CBS today announced that it has given back-nine orders for its three remaining comedy series: The Millers, The Crazy Ones and Mom. 

Fifty Shades of Grey: Broadcast Audience Older Than Ever

Call it déjà view.

Ratings: More Slippage on Wednesday Night

Erosion continues to plague the Wednesday night broadcast lineup, as new shows and returning veterans once again suffered significant ratings reversals.

Ironside Rolls to a Dead Stop; Super Fun Night Lifts ABC

ABC’s decision to mothball the Super Fun Night pilot seems to have paid off, as the replacement episode performed well on Wednesday night.

Hump Day Dump Day: Wednesday Ratings Drop

But for bounce-back performances from Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and The X Factor, every returning Wednesday night broadcast series lost ground. In some cases, the regression was downright ugly.

ABC Overhauls Fall Schedule

In what has become a somewhat hoary upfront tradition, Jimmy Kimmel on Tuesday took the stage at New York’s Avery Fisher Hall and gleefully skewered the broadcast TV business.

ABC, CBS Firm Up Their Fall Schedules

On the Friday night before the TV world converges on New York for the upfronts, word about their respective orders, renewals and cancelations is starting to trickle in from the ABC and CBS camps.