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Fear the Walking Dead Pulls In the Biggest Audience Ever for a Cable Premiere

AMC now has 3 of the top 5

AMC's attempt to franchise its hugely profitable Walking Dead series appears to have paid off. Sunday's premiere of Fear the Walking Dead, the spinoff-prequel of cable's top-rated series, drew 10.1 million…

Don't Panic, Says CBS: More People Are Watching TV Now Than a Decade Ago

And millennials will come around, too

On Friday, FX sounded the alarm about the state, and future, of television. But today CBS offered a counterpoint to FX chief John Landgraf's argument, as network execs made their…

Has Sharknado Jumped the Shark? 'Oh Hell No!' Ratings Drop 31%

But there will be a fourth installment

Syfy's Sharknado franchise finally seems to be losing its bite. Last night's Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! drew 2.8 million viewers, including 1.1 million adults ages 18 to 49, according to…

How Celebrity Family Feud Became Summer's Surprise TV Hit

With Steve Harvey at the helm, ABC's game show tops all newcomers

Since the broadcast networks stopped going on auto-pilot during the summer months, they have packed the May-to-August portion of their schedules with high-profile projects in an effort to keep viewers from…

The ESPY Awards Tripled Viewership in Its Broadcast Debut

Caitlyn Jenner, Derek Jeter boost buzz after move from ESPN

The ESPY Awards made a strong debut in its move to broadcast television last night, as the three-hour telecast drew 7.7 million viewers, according to overnight numbers from Nielsen. The viewership…

NBC Says It Will Renew Aquarius Despite Banishing the Show to Saturdays

David Duchovny drama is vacating Thursdays

Last month, NBC couldn't have been more enthusiastic about Aquarius, its new David Duchovny summer drama. After pulling a Netflix and making Aquarius the first broadcast series to stream its…

Why Low-Rated Summer Shows Are Still Landing Early Renewals

Linear ratings only part of story for UnReal, Mr. Robot

At first glance, the debut ratings for Lifetime's big summer gamble, new drama UnReal, seemed as disastrous as the on-camera escapades in the series' faux-Bachelor show, Everlasting. UnReal's June 1 debut…

UPDATED: Women's World Cup Final Draws Record-Breaking Audience to Fox

Americans' victory marks most-viewed soccer game in U.S. history

The United States' 5-2 win over Japan to capture its third Women's World Cup title drew 25.4 million viewers to Fox on Sunday night, according to Nielsen. UPDATE: That massive audience…

U.S. Women's World Cup Semifinal Earns Fox Its Biggest Audience Since the Empire Finale

Averaged 8.4 million viewers

The U.S. advanced to the final of the Women's World Cup with a 2-0 win over Germany last night, and the match resulted in big ratings for Fox. In fact,…

Investigation Discovery’s Secret Formula for Keeping You Tuned in All Day

Audiences watch ID longer than any other network

It's happened to millions of TV viewers at some point: They stumble upon Investigation Discovery while channel surfing and are instantly pulled into one of the network's lurid, true-crime shows…

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