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Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019
More than two years after he killed himself in his prison cell, former NFL star Aaron Hernandez's story still fascinates — and now it's heading back to the small screen.
Netflix is releasing "Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez" on Jan. 15. The three-part documentary examines the...
Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019
The impeachment drama surrounding President Donald Trump, or at least various spins on it, is a compelling television draw.
Fox News Channel, MSNBC and CNN collectively averaged just under 5.4 million viewers in prime time last week, the Nielsen company said. It was a week dominated by...
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019
Fueled by both college and pro football, Fox won a rare title as champ of the broadcast week among networks.
Fox's Thursday night NFL airing of the Dallas Cowboys and Chicago Bears was the week's top show of any kind with 18.23 million viewers, and its broadcast of the Big 10 title game...
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019
CBS won the television ratings crown last week despite being without the most valuable ratings commodity in this era, a primetime football game.
Two relatively lackluster games on NBC and Fox last week enabled CBS’ strong entertainment schedule to rule the week, the Nielsen company said....
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019
Fans in Washington and Houston may be excited, but the rest of the country is reacting to the World Series with a collective yawn.
Through the first five games, the World Series has been averaging 11.6 million viewers, the Nielsen company said. That puts it on pace to be the least-watched...
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019
Football and mayhem in Chicago, unrelated to the NFL’s Bears, dominated the top of the television rankings last week.
While NBC’s Sunday night football game was the most-watched program of the week, producer Dick Wolf’s trio of Windy City-set dramas all finished among the Nielsen company’...
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019
Two weeks into the season, two different winners have been crowned in a tight battle for primetime supremacy among the television networks.
Fox took first place last week in the Nielsen company’s rankings, buoyed by its Thursday night NFL game between the L.A. Rams and Seattle. Late-...
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019
With football in full swing and “The Big Bang Theory” nowhere to be seen, the first week of the fall season had NBC feeling like must-see TV again.
The network that dominated primetime in the 1980s and 1990s won the week in total viewers for the first time in 18 years with an average...
Tuesday, Sep. 17, 2019
The new television season hasn’t begun yet, but the football season has, and it’s carrying the networks in the interim.
Four NFL games finished among the Nielsen company’s top 12 shows last week, led by the Sunday night matchup of Philadelphia against Atlanta.
ABC devoted its...
Wednesday, Sep. 11, 2019
Television networks will be happy to know that ratings will go up for many of their programs next year, simply because the Nielsen company will count more people.
The company whose numbers provide the currency for the TV industry says its change will begin next September, when it begins...