Topic: New Girl

Production Companies Can Influence TV Networks

But it will take the right digital strategy

Good news! Fox’s kicky comedy New Girl is now on Netflix and Hulu. Bad news! If you want to catch up, it’s time to get cable. Like many of its peers,…

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…

Ratings ‘Falter’ as Super Bowl Disappoints

It’s all relative; blowout still delivers 96.9 million viewers

It may have been the least competitive Super Bowl in recent memory, but Fox’s coverage of last night’s Seahawks-Broncos blowout still appears to have delivered massive ratings. According to preliminary Nielsen…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Fifty Shades of Grey: Broadcast Audience Older Than Ever

Ratings hold up while viewers continue to age out of the demo

Call it déjà view. With three weeks of Nielsen data in the books, the 2013-14 broadcast TV season is shaping up to be a carbon copy of last year’s campaign. Ratings…

Ratings: Fox Stops the Bleeding, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Softens

In a night of contrasts, Ziva fans ding NCIS deliveries

In the absence of a new episode of NBC’s The Voice, the Tuesday night broadcast lineup enjoyed a bit of a reprieve. But while a number of new series appeared…