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Rake’s Charm Offensive Fails to Hook Viewers Soft launch for Fox’s Greg Kinnear drama

Although it was given the plum slot leading out of American Idol, the series premiere of the new Fox drama, Rake, failed to drum up much business Thursday night. According to…

January 24, 2014, 2:13 PM EST

NBCU Olympic Ad Revenue Is Snowballing Report sees Peacock booking more than $1 billion in Sochi sales

NBCUniversal forked over some $775 million for the media rights to the 2014 Sochi Olympics, but if history is any guide, the network is all but certain to recoup the…

January 23, 2014, 11:22 AM EST

Sleepy Hollow Goes Out on a High Note, The Blacklist Continues to Slip No relief in sight as Monday 10 p.m. slot just gets tighter

Fox’s freshman hit Sleepy Hollow wrapped its first season in grand fashion, drawing its biggest ratings in months with a two-part cliffhanger finale. According to Nielsen live-plus-same-day data, the supersized Sleepy…

January 21, 2014, 4:14 PM EST

Ford, Coca-Cola Return for Season 13 of American Idol AT&T, veteran sponsor No. 3, drops the call

American Idol on Wednesday returns for its 13th cycle, and while two long-time sponsors will be on hand to get the party started, a third has left the fold. Ford and…

January 15, 2014, 7:24 PM EST

Voiceless Blacklist Drops, Intelligence Plummets Despite weaker lead-in, NBC still has CBS on the ropes in the Monday 10 p.m. slot

The return of NBC’s The Blacklist on Monday was undermined somewhat by a softer lead-in, but the season’s No. 1 new series still managed to dominate the 10 p.m. time…

January 14, 2014, 1:24 PM EST

Chicago P.D. Off to a Promising Start on NBC A rare 10 p.m. win for broadcast

In a season marred by wholly forgettable 10 p.m. launches, NBC thus far is the only broadcaster showing signs of life in the final hour of prime time. The Peacock on…

January 9, 2014, 2:09 PM EST

CBS’ Intelligence Is the Season’s Most-Watched Premiere Less encouraging results for ABC’s Killer Women

CBS could have a winner on its hands with its first midseason drama launch, while a solid performer in the Tuesday 10 p.m. slot continues to elude ABC. According to Nielsen…

January 8, 2014, 7:25 PM EST

NBC Leads C3 Ratings Race as Networks Bed Down for Winter Break Fox, the CW post big year-over-year gains

With a third of the 2013-14 TV season on the books and the networks having settled down for a long winter’s nap, NBC retains a comfortable lead over the rest…

December 19, 2013, 2:48 PM EST

NBC Hits the High Notes With The Sound of Music Live! First live TV musical in 56 years draws huge ratings

The halls of 30 Rock on Friday morning were alive with the sound of cheering, as NBC’s live staging of a 54-year-old Rodgers and Hammerstein musical delivered Alpine ratings. According to…

December 6, 2013, 12:48 PM EST

NBC Renews The Blacklist James Spader thriller earns a second season

NBC is going all-in on The Blacklist. The network on Tuesday announced it has ordered a second 22-episode season of the hit drama, which airs Monday nights after The Voice. Through…

December 3, 2013, 6:21 PM EST

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