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Tuesday, May. 21, 2019
In its last blast, “The Big Bang Theory” topped the TV ratings by a light-year.
The back-to-back, two-episode finale of the nerdy CBS comedy’s 12-season run drew 18.5 million live viewers Thursday night to easily win the week, the Nielsen company said Tuesday.
Sunday night’s much-...
Wednesday, May. 8, 2019
In the ratings battle between titans “The Big Bang Theory” and “Game of Thrones,” laughs won out.
CBS’ “The Big Bang Theory” was last week’s top-rated program, with 12.5 million viewers tuning in to the sitcom in its home stretch. The final episode of its 12-season run will air Thursday,...
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 2019
HBO’s “Game of Thrones” has once again ridden a high body count to a record viewer count.
Sunday’s big-battle episode, the third of the final season, drew 17.8 million viewers either live on the network at 9 p.m., streamed, on-demand or in a rerun that aired later that night, the Nielsen...
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 2019
The 18th Tribeca Film Festival moved uptown on Wednesday for an opening night that honored an elder New York institution: the Apollo Theater.
Roger Ross Williams' "The Apollo" premiered at the iconic Harlem music hall whose 85-year history is chronicled in Williams' documentary. The movie...
Thursday, Apr. 18, 2019
The six-part HBO documentary series On Tour With Asperger’s Are Us makes its world premiere on April 29 at the Tribeca Film Festival. Part of the Tribeca TV lineup, the screening event will also mark director/executive producer Alex Lehmann’s first time at the fest, which he regards as...
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 2019
HBO’s “Game of Thrones” lived up to the hype. This past weekend’s season premiere stands as the most-watched one-day event in the history of the cable network that began in 1978.
The Nielsen company said 17.4 million people watched the Sunday opener to the show’s final season, either live...
Monday, Apr. 15, 2019
When the last drop — or gallon — of blood is shed and an exultant victor has ascended to the Iron Throne, viewers may be split over how HBO's fantasy saga ended but they'll be joined in deprivation.
"What do you do without 'Game of Thrones?'" will be the lament heard after the May 19...
Thursday, Apr. 4, 2019
Sophie Turner wore her waterproof mascara. The actress knew there would be a lot of crying.
She and the rest of the cast of "Game of Thrones" descended on Radio City Music Hall on Wednesday to bid farewell to the HBO hit show after eight seasons.
"It's very exciting because there's...
Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2019
HBO’s “Leaving Neverland” is heading up the charts.
The unsparing documentary about Michael Jackson and his alleged sexual abuse is already the third most-watched documentary of the past decade at the prime cable network, which takes pride in its documentary schedule. It’s likely to...
Saturday, Mar. 9, 2019
Beto O'Rourke is sitting in his kitchen hours after a closer-than-expected Texas Senate race loss to Ted Cruz, musing about how his campaign brought out the best in thousands of supporters.
"Somehow we've got to continue that way," he tells his wife, Amy, who stares into his face without...