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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...
Friday, Feb. 19, 2016
CBS dominated in the ratings last week with a winning slate of dramas and comedies as well as a Republican presidential debate, which ranked fourth.
“The Walking Dead,” airing on cable’s AMC, claimed third place. But when only broadcast networks are...
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016
CBS is committed to increasing the diversity of its prime-time series, the network's new programming chief said, offering himself as evidence.
"I'm just a gay guy from Indiana who doesn't play basketball, but now I'm the entertainment president of CBS," said Glenn Geller, who was promoted...
Monday, Dec. 21, 2015
A judge Monday declined to order a medical examination of Sumner Redstone but ruled that lawyers for his former companion can take the sworn testimony of two of the ailing media mogul's doctors.
Judge David J. Cowan also stated that Redstone's longtime attorney, Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman...
Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015
For all of the changes in how and when people consume television content, CBS’ dominance in showing more scripted material that people watch each week remains consistent.
Of the 30 most popular dramas and comedies shown on TV last week, 18 were CBS...
Friday, Oct. 16, 2015
CBS has refused to run advertising for "Truth," the film starring Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford that revisits a painful episode in the network's past involving a discredited 2004 news story on former President George W. Bush's military service record.
CBS has denounced the movie,...