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CBS, NBC ANNOUNCE MID-SEASON LINE-UP

November 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

CBS and NBC each announced mid-season changes on Monday, and in the case of CBS, the changes were minuscule. The new Rob Schneider comedy ┬íRob!, about a middle-aged bachelor who marries a Hispanic woman, will debut Jan. 12, replacing Rules of Engagement, and a third season of Undercover Boss will debut on Jan. 15, replacing […]

CBS IMPROVES RATINGS ON MONDAY, TUESDAY

November 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

CBS’s Two and a Half Men, which had seen its ratings erode slightly each week since it opened the season as the No. 1 show on television, saw them rise again on Monday as the sitcom starring Ashton Kutcher drew 14.5 million viewers, making it the top-rated show of the night among total adults and […]

IDOL, SEASON FINALES TOPS ON THURSDAY

May 20, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

The penultimate results episode of this season’s American Idol attracted 21.16 million viewers Thursday night. The Fox talent show easily outdistanced every other show in the Nielsen ratings for the night, but some season finales on CBS also drew impressive numbers. At 8:00 p.m., the season finale of The Big Bang Theory posted 11.12 million […]

CBS ON TOP DESPITE RERUNS

August 31, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Despite airing an entire night of repeats, CBS remained the No. 1-rated TV network Monday night among both total viewers and adults 18-49. The network came in second only during the first hour of primetime at 8:00 p.m., when How I Met Your Mother with 5.23 million viewers and Rules of Engagement with 5.74 million […]

CBS PRESIDENT VOWS TO ADD MORE GAY CHARACTERS

July 29, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

CBS President Nina Tassler conceded Wednesday that she is “very disappointed” with her network’s progress in incorporating gay characters into its scripted shows. Asked about the failing grade that CBS received from the gay activist group GLAAD, Tassler told television critics meeting at their annual “tour” in Beverly Hills, CA, “We know, and we will […]

“DANCING” STOMPS ON RIVALS’ FEET

May 18, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

ABC’s Dancing with the Stars once again trounced every other show on Monday night as a 90-minute performance edition attracted 18.80 million viewers. The show increased viewers in every half hour, capturing 17.22 million viewers in the 8:00 p.m. half hour; 18.99 million in the 8:30 half hour; and capping the evening with 20.20 million […]