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Topic: Sunday Night Football

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…

AMC Orders a Fifth Helping of The Walking Dead

Renewal of TV’s top-rated series is a no-brainer

Ravaged by a killer flu and the ever-present hordes of ravenous Walkers, things are looking decidedly grim for the characters on AMC’s The Walking Dead. But at least a handful…

How NFL Flex Scheduling Could Boost Fox’s Almost Human

Many variables in play for premiere shift

After months of promoting the Nov. 4 launch of its robocop series Almost Human, Fox has decided to call an audible, announcing that it will now roll out the show…

Better Off Dead: AMC Zombie Hit Tears Into Sunday Night

Episode 2 of The Walking Dead draws 13.9 million viewers

Like the fence meant to keep out hoards of ravenous Walkers, ratings for AMC’s monster hit The Walking Dead last night sagged a bit but did not buckle. According to Nielsen live-plus-same-day…

Breaking Bad May Have Dented Broadcast's Sunday Dramas

ABC's Revenge, CBS' Good Wife slip

While the national cable ratings won’t be in until later this afternoon, the early broadcast numbers suggest that a significant cohort of viewers may have ditched the networks in favor…

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…

Manning, Denver Scare Up Huge NFL Kickoff Ratings for NBC

25.1 million fans watch as Broncos trample Ravens

Despite a half-hour rain delay and a comprehensive butt-whuppin’ that threatened to send East Coast football fans off to bed early, the 2013 NFL Kickoff Game put up huge numbers…

Comcast Signs Steve Burke to a Four-Year Contract Extension

NBCUniversal boss to remain at the helm through August 2018

Comcast has extended NBCUniversal president and CEO Steve Burke’s contract through August 2018. Per terms of the new contract, which was made public in an August 16 filing with the Securities…

CBS Wins Prime-Time Ratings Crown

Tiffany net takes the 18-49 title for the first time in 21 years

After passing NBC in the ratings race back in early February, CBS never looked back, cruising to an easy win among total viewers and the two major demographics. Per Nielsen, CBS…

NBC’s Ratings Momentum Stalls

Midseason failures leave ‘Voice’-less Peacock adrift

After NBC enjoyed its strongest fall quarter in recent memory, the loss of Sunday Night Football and The Voice have erased the network’s early gains. Twenty weeks into the 2012-13 broadcast…

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