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Topic: 2013-14 Broadcast TV Season

Another Ratings Skid for Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

ABC drama has fallen 53 percent since its premiere

One of the first series to earn a back-nine order is starting to look like a candidate for cancelation. ABC’s ambitious drama Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on Tuesday fell to yet…

The CW Gives Back-Nine Orders to All 3 New Dramas

Full seasons await The Originals, The Tomorrow People and Reign

The CW on Monday announced it has granted back-nine orders for its three freshman series, committing to full-season runs for The Originals, The Tomorrow People and Reign. The network was the…

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…

NFL Flex Schedule a Godsend for NBC

Sunday Night Football swaps will keep ratings sky-high

For NBC, the National Football League’s flex schedule rules can’t kick in soon enough. Last night’s Sunday Night Football matchup (Colts-Texans) delivered relatively modest fast national ratings, drawing 15.6 million viewers…

ABC Gives Full-Season Orders to The Goldbergs, Trophy Wife

In-house comedy gets the nod over Back in the Game

ABC has tightened up its comedy lineup, giving full-season orders to freshman sitcoms The Goldbergs and Trophy Wife, ordering an additional four episodes of Super Fun Night and closing the…

More Tricks Than Treats: November Sweeps Begin on Halloween

Ratings predictably meager as HUT levels plummet

By a quirk of the calendar, this year’s November sweeps began on Halloween night and will end on the night before Thanksgiving. Bad news, good news. In kicking off on an evening…

NBC Rules the Broadcast Roost, but CBS Has the Most Hit Shows

A breakdown of five weeks of ratings data

With five weeks of ratings data on the books, NBC remains entrenched as the No. 1 broadcast network, while CBS can lay claim to the lion’s share of the top…

AMC Orders a Fifth Helping of The Walking Dead

Renewal of TV’s top-rated series is a no-brainer

Ravaged by a killer flu and the ever-present hordes of ravenous Walkers, things are looking decidedly grim for the characters on AMC’s The Walking Dead. But at least a handful…

Fox Trims American Idol Results Show

Network reveals full mid-season lineup

Fox is putting American Idol on a diet, and that (indirectly) spells good news for the network’s Tuesday night lineup. As expected (Fox entertainment chairman Kevin Reilly in May told Adweek…

Boston Blowout Doesn’t Put a Damper on World Series Ratings

Fox scores as Sox takes Game 1

An unhittable Jon Lester and a bevvy of bearded batsmen may have turned Game 1 of the 2013 World Series into a blowout, but that didn’t seem to shake up…

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