Wednesday, December 7, 2016

CBS

Thursday, Sep. 29, 2016

Media mogul Sumner Redstone is pushing for a reunion between CBS and Viacom, more than a decade after they went their separate ways.

National Amusements, which owns most of the voting shares of the two companies, sent a letter to CBS and Viacom board members Thursday saying that a tie-up...

Tuesday, Jun. 21, 2016

It’s not just the city of Cleveland that’s happy with LeBron James and his comeback Cavaliers.

The seven-game series with the Golden State Warriors was the most-watched NBA Finals since 1998, the year Michael Jordan won the last of his six titles, the Nielsen company said Tuesday. Game 7...

Wednesday, May. 25, 2016

CBS will finish the television season as the nation's most popular television network for the eighth consecutive year, and win among the youthful demographic sought by advertisers for only the third time since modern record-keeping began in the 1980s.

CBS' victory among all viewers was...

Wednesday, May. 18, 2016

CBS is looking for more laughs, with the nation's most popular television network planning to double the amount of sitcoms it has on the air through new projects premiering this fall starring Kevin James, Matt LeBlanc and Joel McHale.

Former "NCIS" actor Michael Weatherly is also staying...

Friday, May. 13, 2016

It wasn't quite the Red Wedding, but Thursday brought viewers news of more than a dozen prime-time shows being axed to make room for new programs next season.

ABC took the sword to seven series (including country music drama "Nashville" and veteran whodunit "Castle") while Fox is...

Wednesday, Apr. 27, 2016

The fantasy favorite “Game of Thrones,” the most popular series in HBO’s history, returned for its sixth season with what may or may not be the show’s most-watched episode ever.

It all depends on which Nielsen company measurement you look at. HBO’s experience is a vivid illustration of...

Tuesday, Apr. 12, 2016

On Sunday, April 17 at 2 p.m. ET, CBS will air an hour-long special titled Making Cancer History presented by MD Anderson Cancer Center that illustrates the impact cancer has had on the PGA TOUR and what the TOUR and MD Anderson are doing to help combat the disease through fundraising and...

Wednesday, Mar. 30, 2016

College basketball’s March Madness is lifting CBS and its cable partner TBS in the television ratings.

CBS’ telecast of the Villanova-Kansas matchup to decide a place in the Final Four brought 11.6 million people to CBS on...

Wednesday, Mar. 23, 2016

CBS is back on top of the weekly Nielsen ratings, propelled by its drama-heavy lineup and the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, which gave life to a normally quiet Saturday night schedule.

“NCIS” was the week’s most-watched...

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016

Tom Selleck’s cop family drama “Blue Bloods” is hardly trendy TV, but last week was another illustration of its consistent value to CBS.

The Nielsen company said it was among the 10 most-watched programs. A week after CBS had the 10 most popular...