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Viewers Have Little Appetite for NBC’s Hannibal Cannibal drama draws a 1.6; ABC sees decent returns with new sitcom

Broadcasters this week squeezed out two of the final scripted series premieres of the 2012-13 campaign, and as has been the case throughout the season, the results were unspectacular. ABC on…

April 5, 2013, 6:41 PM EDT

The Voice Is Music to NBC’s Ears Cycle 4 premiere draws a whopping 4.8 in the demo

That muffled turbine noise you hear coming from the vicinity of 30 Rock is the collective sigh of relief exhaled by the NBC executives who just took a gander at…

March 26, 2013, 12:43 PM EDT

Analyst: Nielsen’s Revised Sample Won’t Immediately Impact Ad Market In redefining the TV household, ratings service takes first step in a long journey

If a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, Nielsen’s plans to expand its sample to include non-linear TV deliveries is a bit like lacing up one’s…

February 22, 2013, 4:38 PM EST

FX Says 'Da' to a Second Season of The Americans Network renews Keri Russell spy drama

Four weeks into its primary run, FX’s ‘80s spy drama The Americans is getting its visa renewed for another season. FX on Thursday confirmed that it has picked up the show…

February 21, 2013, 6:34 PM EST

Record Lows for NBC’s Tuesday Night Lineup Go On, The New Normal, Smash falter; CW’s Cult DOA

NBC continues to struggle without its hit musical competition series The Voice, as the lack of a reliable anchor is suffocating the rest of the Tuesday night lineup. According to Nielsen…

February 20, 2013, 4:49 PM EST

CBS Pink-Slips The Job Reality series is canned after just two episodes

CBS has pink-slipped its new unscripted effort The Job after just two episodes. The midseason competition series bowed Friday, Feb. 8 to 4.01 million viewers and a 0.9 in the adults…

February 19, 2013, 11:05 AM EST

Broadcast Boom Lifts NBCU in Q4 Cable unit lags on poor ratings, lower ad sales revenues

Hours after Comcast shocked analysts by announcing it would accelerate its buyout of General Electric’s remaining stake in NBCUniversal, Brian Roberts affirmed that “the opportunities for growth and value-creation available…

February 13, 2013, 1:04 PM EST

The CW Renews 3 Drama Series Arrow, Supernatural, Vampire Diaries to return in 2013-14

The CW has renewed three series for the 2013-14 broadcast season, ordering a fresh slate of newcomer Arrow and veteran performers The Vampire Diaries and Supernatural. Arrow achieved the goal of…

February 11, 2013, 5:19 PM EST

The Walking Dead Devours Scripted TV Foes AMC’s zombie apocalypse drama draws record 12.3 million viewers

The Season 3.5 premiere of AMC’s The Walking Dead on Sunday night tore the viscera out of its scripted-series competition, averaging an all-time record draw of 12.3 million viewers and…

February 11, 2013, 4:36 PM EST

The Day the Music Died Smash crashes on reentry, drawing a 1.2 in the dollar demo

NBC’s Broadway baby last night toppled off the stage and into the orchestra pit, as Smash delivered disconcertingly tiny ratings. According to Nielsen live-plus-same-day data, the Season 2 premiere of the…

February 6, 2013, 1:12 PM EST

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