Friday, December 2, 2016

America's Got Talent

Tuesday, Jul. 26, 2016

Viewers chose cable news over broadcast TV for coverage of the Republican National Convention last week, with the Nielsen Top 20 claiming eight cable programs focused on the GOP confab.

Among the cable news networks, it was Fox News Channel’s week in particular to shine even as it reeled...

Tuesday, Jul. 12, 2016

There’s little doubt that “America’s Got Talent” is the nation’s favorite television show of the summer.

The NBC talent show, this summer augmented by the addition of Simon Cowell as a judge, was seen by 12.8 million people on Wednesday, the Nielsen company said. That’s more than four...

Thursday, Jul. 7, 2016

In a week dominated by fun and games in primetime television, it was no fun for Fox: the network recorded the lowest-ever viewership average for a week by one of the four biggest broadcast networks.

Fox averaged 1.96 million viewers in prime time, a fraction below the 1.97 million viewers...

Tuesday, Jul. 28, 2015

The survey says: ABC’s version of “Celebrity Family Feud” ended its run on Sunday as an unexpected summertime hit.

The Steve Harvey-hosted show, which aired six hour-long editions, averaged 9.1 million viewers and was the most-watched new television...

Friday, Jul. 10, 2015

One thing in shorter supply during what has always been known as broadcast television’s rerun season is reruns.

Of the 100 most-watched prime time programs on broadcast networks last week, one-third were repeats, according to the Nielsen company. The...