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Topic: 2 Broke Girls

Seasonal Stumbles for Monday Night’s Hottest Series

The Voice, The Blacklist, Sleepy Hollow dip in first week of November sweeps

Monday night’s biggest broadcast shows are starting to settle into their seasonal troughs … a pattern that unfortunately coincides with the first full week of November sweeps. According to Nielsen live-plus-same-day…

CBS Stems the Bleeding With Monday Comedy Switcheroo

Ratings up after net shuffles the deck

In killing off the underperforming We Are Men and shifting 2 Broke Girls to the 8:30 p.m. time slot, CBS appears to have halted its Monday night skid. That said,…

We Are Dead Men: CBS Kills Off Freshman Comedy

Network restructures Monday night

If Jerry O’Connell can’t seem to catch a break on broadcast TV, CBS’ Monday 8:30 p.m. time slot isn’t in much better shape. The network on Wednesday evening elected to shutter…

Hostages, We Are Men on the Ropes

CBS newcomers slump as NBC dominates Monday night

NBC once again coasted to an effortless victory Monday night, as The Voice-Blacklist battery thumped the broadcast competition. According to Nielsen live-plus-same-day data, the season’s fifth installment of The Voice delivered…

Blue Monday for CBS as Comedies, Hostages Struggle

We Are Men underwhelms; NBC and Fox newbies hold steady

Two weeks into the 2013-14 broadcast season and CBS’ Monday night lineup is looking decidedly unsteady, as struggling new and returning comedies are doing little to bolster the 10 p.m.…

NBC Shines in First Day of Fall TV Season

The Voice, Blacklist bulldoze through Monday night ratings

The echo of the starter’s gun is still reverberating in the runners’ eardrums, and already the 2013-14 network ratings race promises to be a stunner. NBC played the spoiler on the…

Snobs Vs. Slobs: Fox’s Dads Connects With the Upper Crust

Tuesday comedies over-index in $100K+ homes

When not getting under the skin of television critics, Fox’s new comedy Dads is carving out a niche with the swells at the country club. According to Nielsen demographic data, Tuesday’s…

The Straight Talk Menstruation Ad That's Causing Quite a Stir

Mayor Bloomberg, TV networks are a little uneasy

Prime-time TV shows like 2 Broke Girls have become far more comfortable using anatomically correct terms for female body parts. But if you think such straight talk is loosening the…

No Post-Super Bowl Lift for CBS

Promo assault yields marginal ratings gains

CBS failed to capitalize on the promotional muscle of the Super Bowl, as Monday night’s prime-time lineup showed very little growth versus the most recent Monday roster of first-run episodes. According…

CBS Breaks Up With Partners

Network cancels low-rated Monday comedy after six episodes

The third new series of the 2012-13 broadcast TV season has been given a pink slip, as CBS today canceled its freshman comedy Partners. Over the course of six episodes—the show…

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