Topic: Crisis

Subway Becomes Twitter's Top Trending Topic After FBI Raids Jared Fogle's Home

Spokesman's foundation exec faces child porn charges

For 15 years, Jared Fogle has been an ideal spokesman for Subway, which benefited as much from his earnest demeanor as from his redemptive weight-loss story.  This morning, though, Subway is…

Dead Air: Zombies or No Zombies, Sunday Broadcast Ratings Continue to Slump

Resurrection, Believe hit series lows

Now that The Walking Dead has staggered off for its customary six-month between-seasons break, broadcasters last night may have hoped to regain some of their lost potency in the Sunday…

Resurrection Falls Back to Earth

ABC drama down 40 percent in hyper-competitive Sunday night slot

After a splashy debut in which it more than doubled its time slot predecessor’s average deliveries, ABC’s Resurrection has fallen back to earth. According to Nielsen live-plus-same-day data, the fourth episode…

Behind the Scenes of The Good Wife Shocker

Death comes to us all, and even lawyers can’t escape

If TV’s liveliest time slot weren’t already somewhat paradoxically a-crawl with death, last night’s episode of The Good Wife raised the ante on all things terminal. (Fair warning: Spoilers abound…

Resurrection Returns Strong for ABC

Haunting drama eclipses Sunday 9 p.m. competition

ABC on Sunday night notched a significant victory in the prime-time ratings race, as the second installment of its new supernatural drama series, Resurrection, dominated the fiercely competitive 9 p.m.…

Solid Sampling for NBC’s Believe

Bachelor finale helps put ABC over the top

In a night dominated by ABC’s Bachelor postmortem, a special preview of NBC’s new Sunday drama series Believe drew a fair amount of sampling. According to Nielsen fast national data, the…

NBC Breaks a Lot of Eggs to Make its 2013-14 Omelet

Sweeping changes for the new broadcast season

Since ER flatlined in 2009, NBC’s Thursday night lineup has been the Drunk Uncle of prime time television. But in a radical move to reclaim its movie-night mojo, the Peacock…

NBC’s Go On Will Not

Network cancels Matthew Perry sitcom

The ax continues to fall at NBC, which over the last several hours has severed ties with three of the four freshman comedies that were still in contention for a…

NBC Picks Up 5 New Series for 2013-14

Peacock orders 3 single-camera comedies and a pair of dramas

NBC has begun piling on the series orders for the 2013-14 campaign, picking up three new comedies and a pair of dramas. Heading to NBC after the summer break are J.J.…