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Topic: Rock Center with Brian Williams

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…

Doc Drama Do No Harm on Life Support

NBC series is lowest-rated debut in Big Four history

The series premiere of NBC’s schizoid doctor drama Do No Harm died on the table Thursday night, posting a miserly 0.9 rating in the 18-49 demo. Per Nielsen preliminary fast national…

Steady as She Goes: Night 2 of Idol Holds Up

Fox takes full advantage of hobbled prime-time field

The second installment of the new cycle of American Idol dominated the Thursday night ratings race, drawing 16.3 million viewers and a 5.6 in the dollar demo. According to Nielsen live-plus-same-day…

'Bent' Out of Shape

New NBC comedy buckles under the weight of Wednesday night

NBC night found very little to laugh about Wednesday, as the network’s newest comedy offering debuted to historically poor ratings. The premiere of Bent averaged just 2.75 million viewers and a…

NBC Plays Musical Chairs With Winter Schedule

Net sets premiere dates for 3 new comedies

NBC has set premiere dates for the last of its 2011-12 slate, carving out time for two new sitcoms and a hidden-camera series starring Betty White. The Amanda Peet vehicle, Bent,…

‘Smash’ Stumbles in Second Act

NBC drama down 26 percent after much-ballyhooed debut

A week after knocking off the season’s highest ratings in the 10 p.m. slot, NBC’s Smash fell to earth Monday night, losing more than a quarter of the dollar demo. According…

'Rock Center' Not Rocking

NBC newsmagazine struggles to find an audience

Pushed into service following the failure of The Playboy Club, expectations for the NBC newsmagazine Rock Center With Brian Williams were understandably modest. Two episodes in, and the Peacock appears…

NBC Kills Off ‘The Playboy Club’

Brian Williams newsmagazine to replace Bunny drama

The ears weren’t the only things that flopped at The Playboy Club, as three weeks of poor deliveries have doomed NBC’s much-ballyhooed fall drama. The first new series of the 2011-12…

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