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Topic: Modern Family

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…

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…

Hot List: Adweek Editors Pick TV Finalists

Which will be the year's hottest TV shows and networks?

And now, presenting the finalists in the television category for this year's Adweek Hot List. Here, our editors have trimmed down their picks for the top shows and networks based…

The Big Bang Theory Gets the Highest Ad Rates Outside of the NFL

A pricing guide to the 2013-14 broadcast season

Just as in the cosmological model that explains how the universe sprang into existence from an infinitely dense singularity, CBS’ The Big Bang Theory has grown with such explosive force…

Ratings: More Slippage on Wednesday Night

Ironside wobbles to the brink of cancellation, Super Fun Night dims

Erosion continues to plague the Wednesday night broadcast lineup, as new shows and returning veterans once again suffered significant ratings reversals. Per Nielsen live-plus-same-day data, every network series took a hit…

Modern Family's Debut on USA Rated Lower Than Big Bang's on TBS in 2011

USA's 947,000 total viewers vs. TBS' 1.5 million

Updated: Mea culpa. Folks point out an error in the figures I was using—Big Bang did indeed start off strong and get stronger. This is still, of course, a longer…

Ironside Rolls to a Dead Stop; Super Fun Night Lifts ABC

Cop show is NBC’s all-time lowest-rated fall drama debut

ABC’s decision to mothball the Super Fun Night pilot seems to have paid off, as the replacement episode performed well on Wednesday night. The series premiere of the Rebel Wilson vehicle…

Hump Day Dump Day: Wednesday Ratings Drop

Big losses for Revolution, Modern Family

But for bounce-back performances from Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and The X Factor, every returning Wednesday night broadcast series lost ground. In some cases, the regression was downright…

Snobs Vs. Slobs: Fox’s Dads Connects With the Upper Crust

Tuesday comedies over-index in $100K+ homes

When not getting under the skin of television critics, Fox’s new comedy Dads is carving out a niche with the swells at the country club. According to Nielsen demographic data, Tuesday’s…

AMC Scares Up a Walking Dead Spinoff

New show will be a departure from the comic book series

AMC is doubling down on the dead, putting into motion a plan that will bring a spinoff of TV’s top-rated series to the network in 2015. According to AMC president and…

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