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RATINGS DOWN FOR ALL TV NETWORKS

November 6, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s still not clear to what extent continued electrical outages on the East Coast may be affecting television ratings. But the overnight numbers for the broadcast networks on Monday night were down across the board. That is particularly unfortunate for the networks given the fact that this is a sweeps month. Once again ABC’s Dancing […]

GLASS HOUSE SHATTERS IN DEBUT

June 19, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

After an expensive and stormy legal battle with CBS, ABC finally debuted its The Glass House Monday night. But CBS, which had claimed that the show ripped off the format of its own Big Brother but could not get a federal judge to accept that view, no doubt took satisfaction with the ratings results. Glass […]

LENO TAKES ANOTHER ONE ON THE CHIN

January 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Now even Jay Leno’s guests are firing zingers in his direction. Without mentioning Leno by name, Alyson Hannigan, who co-stars on CBS’s How I Met Your Mother, complained, “Certain [late-night] hosts have you do your pre-interview and then you have to go on the show and retell every story verbatim or you’re not coming back. […]

ECLIPSE ECLIPSES ALL OTHERS AT PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS

January 6, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

It’s not likely to win the Oscar for best film — or even to garner a nomination — but The Twilight Saga: Eclipse was the People’s Choice winner for best overall movie Monday night. It also won for favorite drama, favorite onscreen team (Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner, and Robert Pattinson), and best actress (Stewart). Toy […]