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NBC POSTS WHOLE SEASONS OF SHOWS ONLINE

December 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

In a departure from standard practice by most network broadcasters, NBC has begun posting entire seasons of some of its shows on its website. Ordinarily only a handful of recent episodes are posted online, since producers worry that the shows would face difficulty on the syndication market if they were already available on the Internet. […]

TIM ALLEN RETURNS TO TV, IMPROVES ABC’S RATINGS

October 12, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Last Man Standing, Tim Allen’s new sitcom for ABC, landed on its feet Tuesday — yet another new comedy that appears to have caught on with viewers. Two half-hour episodes airing back-to-back at 8:00 p.m. averaged 13 million viewers, even though it aired opposite CBS’s hit NCIS, which averaged 18.7 million viewers. Third place in […]

OSCARS BRING ABC FIRST VICTORY OF SEASON

March 2, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

It wasn’t among the worst ratings results for an Oscar show nor was it among the best, but the 37.9 million viewers — the final official tally — who tuned in helped lift ABC to No. 1 on the weekly Nielsen list among total adults, the first time it has reached that position this season. […]

CBS AGAIN DOMINATES WEEKLY RATINGS

January 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Some 50.55 million viewers tuned in to CBS’s telecast of the AFC Divisional Playoff game between the New York Jets and the New England Patriots on Sunday, and while Nielsen did not include the primetime runover from 7:00 p.m. to 7:48 p.m. in its primetime ratings for the week, it did include the 12-minute postgame […]

NBC TO AIR 14 NEW SERIES IN THE FALL

May 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC is expected to announce today (Monday) that it will air a whopping 14 new series during the fall season. As first reported by The Hollywood Reporter (see separate item), the programs will include five new dramas, one new half-hour comedy, and the hour-long “dramedy” Love Bites, which will cap an all-comedy Thursday night lineup […]