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Topic: 2013-14 Broadcast TV Season

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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

CBS Soars With Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Misfits and weirdos win Tuesday night

There are three certainties to be gleaned from the classic Rankin/Bass holiday special Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: 1) Bumbles bounce, 2) Santa’s workshop is a hotbed of discrimination and sexism, and…

November 27, 2013, 1:28 PM EST

Room at the Top: A Handful of New Series Break Through Latest C3 data plots broadcast’s Haves and Have-Nots

It’s getting mighty crowded at the bottom of the broadcast barrel, as nearly two-thirds of the new network series are delivering less than a 2.0 rating in the dollar demo. According…

November 21, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

ABC Unveils Midseason Slate Net to roll out 4 new dramas and a sitcom

In a bid to make room for its robust slate of midseason newcomers, ABC on Tuesday effectively drew the curtain on one freshman drama and put a second series on…

November 19, 2013, 5:23 PM EST

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