Wednesday, September 20, 2017

ABC

Tuesday, Jun. 20, 2017

On a rerun-riddled schedule last week, viewers flocked to the limited ration of fresh fare, according to Nielsen.

Game 5 of the NBA Finals was by far the week's big attraction, drawing more than 24 million viewers to ABC to land the week's top spot.

NBC grabbed the next three slots...

Wednesday, Jun. 7, 2017

The NBA Finals is off and running with its best ratings through two games since the Chicago Bulls’ last championship in 1998. Now ABC has to hope the Cleveland Cavaliers can make it competitive.

The first two games, both won by the Golden State Warriors, averaged 19.2 million viewers, the...

Saturday, May. 20, 2017

As broadcast networks rolled out their plans for next season this past week, those watching could be forgiven for pulling out phones and checking the calendar.

There's the cast of NBC's "Will & Grace," ready to return. The folks at "Roseanne" are back on the couch. "Dynasty" and "S.W....

Tuesday, May. 16, 2017

"Roseanne," one of TV's rare working-class comedies, will return to ABC two decades after it wrapped its hit run and with star Roseanne Barr and the rest of the cast intact, the network said Tuesday in announcing its 2017-18 season plans.

"The Conners' joys and struggles are as relevant...

Wednesday, Sep. 7, 2016

The return of college football boosted ABC to a win in the weekly television ratings.

The network scored with Sunday night’s overtime thriller between Notre Dame and Texas, which was behind only “America’s Got Talent” among television’s most popular shows last week, and Saturday’s less...

Tuesday, Jun. 28, 2016

On an unusually busy summer night of television, viewers turned out Sunday for game shows, “Game of Thrones” and a BET awards show stuffed with tributes to the late Prince.

HBO drew a record audience of 8.9 million for the sixth season finale of the fantasy series “Game of Thrones,”...

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, Jun. 15, 2016

Basketball and “The Bachelorette” helped propel ABC to a ratings win last week, while the Tony awards, “60 Minutes” and scripted reruns kept runner-up CBS represented in the Top 10 Programs roster.

Games 4 and 3 of the NBA Finals clash between Cleveland and Golden State ranked first and...

Tuesday, May. 17, 2016

Kiefer Sutherland will play a low-level Cabinet member who suddenly becomes president on a new ABC drama this fall, and the network plans to add a second night of comedy to its schedule.

ABC has also given the go-ahead to another drama from the prolific creator Shonda Rhimes and a comedy...

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...