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Topic: The Following

Decent Turnout for 24: Live Another Day

After a 4-year hiatus, Jack Bauer may still have legs

Jack Bauer’s return to prime time was met with a reception that hovered somewhere between a bang and a whimper. Per Nielsen live-plus-same-day ratings, the premiere of Fox’s limited series 24:…

Fox Bursts Almost Human’s Bubble

No second season for J.J. Abrams’ robocop strip

Having earned bragging rights as the season’s fifth highest-rated new drama, Almost Human would seem to be a prime candidate for a renewal. Instead, the J.J. Abrams sci-fi procedural has…

C7 Ratings to Free Up Hundreds of Millions in Hidden Revenue

Even incremental lifts will lead to a windfall

While the broadcast networks are pressuring agencies and clients to start writing more deals against a C7 ratings currency, at first blush, it would appear that there’s little cause to…

How I Met Your Mother Finale Soars

Record ratings, even if fans didn’t think the capper was legen … wait for it … dary

Pop quiz: In the series finale of CBS’ How I Met Your Mother, the titular mom is revealed to be: a) a MacGuffin b) a red herring c) the Yellow [Umbrella] King d) a nice,…

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…

Fox Renews New Girl, The Mindy Project, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and The Following

Flagging series land another shot while newcomer coasts on charm

Fox late Friday gave fans of its Tuesday night comedies something to cheer about, announcing it has picked up the gloriously goofy, Golden Globe Award-winning ensemble Brooklyn Nine-Nine for a…

New Girl, Brooklyn Nine-Nine Come Back Down to Earth

Super Bowl sugar rush wears off quickly

For all the hype afforded it, the Super Bowl does a pretty lousy job at series promotion. According to Nielsen fast national data, the two shows that aired immediately after Super…

Super Bowl Push Doesn’t Boost The Following

Ratings hit a new low despite in-game promo support

The crush of Super Bowl promos Fox aired in support of The Following didn’t appear to give it much of a boost, as Monday night’s installment delivered the lowest ratings…

How I Met Your Mother Turbocharges CBS’ Lineup

Origin story helps boost Monday night

Episode No. 200 of How I Met Your Mother powered CBS’ entire Monday night lineup, as the nine-seasons-in-the-making origin story helped deliver the comedy’s highest ratings in a year. According to…

Fox Preps The Following for Post-NFC Championship Game Slot

No Super Sunday debut for Rake as history suggests that’s a dicey strategy

Fox is changing course on its new drama series Rake, bumping it from the plum post-NFC Championship Game spot on Jan. 19 in favor of the returning thriller The Following. Last…

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