Wednesday, August 15, 2018

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Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018

There’s nothing like a late charge from Tiger Woods to juice the ratings of a major golf tournament.

CBS reached 8.5 million viewers Sunday for final-round competition at the PGA Championship from St. Louis, a whopping 73 percent increase from the 4.9 million people who watched the same...

Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018

NBC cut through the summer doldrums with the best week for a television network since the NBA Finals were seen on ABC two months ago.

NBC was led, as is typical during the summer months, by “America’s Got Talent.” The competition show was seen by 11.8 million people last week, more than...

Thursday, Jul. 19, 2018

The latest Emmy nomination for Gary Baum, ASC, merits a special place in his heart in that it comes for the revival of Will & Grace, the series which returned to NBC after an 11-year absence. The original show is where Baum served as a camera operator and graduated to DP when Tony...

Wednesday, Jul. 4, 2018

“America’s Got Talent” continues to dominate the summer television landscape, although not by enough to make NBC the week’s most popular network.

The talent show was seen by 11.3 million people last week, more than four million more than the next closest show, a repeat version of “60...

Sunday, May. 13, 2018

NBC is turbo-charging the trend of reviving canceled comedies with its pickup of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine."

The network quickly swooped in after Fox dumped it last week, adding it to NBC's midseason schedule. While the fan outcry was heartening, NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt...

Monday, Apr. 30, 2018

NBC's "Days of Our Lives" topped the Daytime Emmy Awards, capturing five trophies including best drama series and lead actor honors for James Reynolds.

The soap opera also claimed trophies for its writing and directing teams and supporting actor Greg Vaughan at Sunday's ceremony.

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Friday, Mar. 9, 2018

Even if you're trying to put the squeeze on a ballooning TV watchlist, consider the pedigree of NBC's "Rise": It's from the "Friday Night Lights" producer who created "Parenthood" and a producer of Broadway's "Hamilton."

With stars Josh Radnor ("How I Met Your Mother") and Rosie Perez ("...

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018

NBC finished the Pyeongchang Olympics by averaging just under 20 million viewers with its primetime coverage on the network, NBCSN cable and live streaming, which was a 7 percent decline from the Winter Olympics of 2014.

The Nielsen company said that the NBC-only average in primetime was...

Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018

The aerial wizardry of snowboarders Shaun White and Chloe Kim lifted the Winter Olympics and NBC to a weekly ratings victory.

Veteran White’s gold-medal comeback in the halfpipe gave NBC the most-watched night in prime-time last week, according to Nielsen ratings released Wednesday....

Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018

Olympic thrills and the aftermath of a patriarch’s death on “This Is Us” combined to give NBC a golden ratings victory.

NBC’s total viewership last week topped that of the other three major broadcasters combined by 27 percent, the biggest network regular-season gap since Nielsen’s...

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