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By Stephen Nevets On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

‘Homeland’ season 4 set as Showtime also approves ‘Masters of Sex’ season 2

Showtime renewed Homeland for a fourth season and Masters of Sex for an additional season, the network announced Tuesday. The award-winning Homeland will move ahead for a 12-episode season 4. “Homeland continues More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, October 11th, 2013

‘Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD’ gets full season pick up by ABC

ABC is investing in a full first season of Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD, after the first three episodes of the action drama drew impressive ratings. The news takes the season 1 episode count to 22 and gives the More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, October 1st, 2013
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‘Downton Abbey’ season 4 ratings grows as Crawley’s hit new high

Downton Abbey is off to an incredible start this season with another jump in ratings for their second episode of season 4. The Crawley clan returned to the UK’s ITV Sunday night for the 2nd episode of Season More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, September 26th, 2013
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‘Revolution’ season 2 loses in Wednesday ratings as identity of Mr President won’t be revealed until mid-season

NBC moved Revolution from having a Voice lead-in on Monday nights to self-start on its troubled Wednesdays this fall, and gave the coveted reality show lead-in to new James Spader drama The Blacklist. Revolution More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
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‘Sleepy Hollow’ premiere and ‘Under the Dome’ season 1 finale strong in ratings

Both Sleepy Hollow and Bones went up a tenth in the finals to a 3.5 and 2.3 18-49 rating, respectively. Sleepy Hollow now stands as Fox’s highest-rated fall drama premiere in 7 years, since Standoff in 2006. According More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, September 16th, 2013
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‘Big Brother 16’ gets approved and ‘Big Brother After Dark’ season 8 will also return

CBS’ summer staple Big Brother will return next year for a 16th cycle. Additionally, the live, late-night companion show Big Brother: After Dark,which moved from Showtime to new CBS sibling TVGN this summer, More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, September 5th, 2013
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‘Under the Dome’ and ‘Big Brother 15’ leads CBS to big ratings week

CBS won its 10th consecutive week in viewers and placed first in adults 25-54 (tie), according to live plus same day ratings in the Labor Day holiday week ending Sept. 1. Under the Dome was #1 Broadcast in Viewers, More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, July 29th, 2013

CBS confirms ‘Under the Dome’ season 2 for same time slot, Stephen King to write episode

After several episodes of high ratings, especially for a summer show airing at 10:00 p.m. Eastern with not much of a lead-in, the network confirmed at TCA Monday that “Under the Dome” will be back for a second More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, July 29th, 2013

First photos ‘Downton Abbey’ season 4 feature Michelle Dockery, Allen Leech and growing cast

The first pictures of Downton Abbey series four have emerged. Lady Mary Crawley, played by Michelle Dockery, is seen in one image holding baby George while standing next to Tom Branson (Allen Leech), who is carrying More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 18th, 2013
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‘The Bible’ airs in Australia with a huge audience, debuts at number one

Roma Downey and Mark Burnett‘s The Bible debuted in Australia this week with a huge following that gave Channel 9 top ratings for the night. Deadline detailed how the first episode of the 10-part miniseries was More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

Study notes Blurred nudity on TV increases, but the ratings remain the same

New research from the Parents Television Council shows that blurred or pixilated full nudity is increasingly being shown on primetime broadcast television shows, and that almost 70% of this type of nudity is being More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, April 8th, 2013

‘Mad Men’ season 6 opens with big ratings, but lower that ‘Mad Men’ season 5 premiere

AMC’s Mad Men returned Sunday night for its sixth season with 3.4 million viewers, the second-highest audience in the show’s history. The two-hour premiere  was down from the 3.5 million viewers who More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

‘The Bible’ crushes ‘Once Upon a Time’ and ‘Amazing Race’ will over 10 million viewers

Part four of History Channel’s The Bible once again managed to crush the networks as the miniseries on Sunday night had 10.3 million viewers. While the fourth episode slid slightly from the 10.9 million last More...

By Stephen Nevets On Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

‘Downton Abbey’ season 3 finale sees spike in audience as season 4 spoilers, casting begins

The dramatic third-season finale of Downton Abbey on PBS Sunday night was up 50% over the series’ second-season end. Deadline details that the February 17 broadcast of the aristocratic British soap pulled More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, February 11th, 2013

‘Walking Dead’ midseason return draws record 12.3 million viewers

AMC’s The Walking Dead is an incredibly popular show and Sunday’s midseason premiere scored a staggering 12.3 million viewers, which is the series’ largest audience to date. The episode also proved More...

By Stephen Nevets On Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

‘Big Bang Theory’ set to add girlfriend for Raj in Kate Micucci, ‘Raising Hope’ star

The Big Bang Theory’s Raj has been on a never-ending search for a girlfriend, and he may have finally found one. The show’s producers have cast Raising Hope’s Kate Micucci for a multi-episode arc in which More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, December 27th, 2012

‘Walking Dead’ gets shake up as Glen Mazzara exits, renewed for season 4

 AMC’s hit series “The Walking Dead” wraps up the midseason finale and news of a fourth season was released as well as more shocking news – the exit of producer Glen Mazzara. AMC has announced More...

By Stephen Nevets On Sunday, November 18th, 2012

‘Big Bang Theory’ hits all-time high in ratings, surprises fans with flash mob

The CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory had a great Thursday night, as it hit an all-time high of 17.4 million viewers and a rating of 5.5 in the 18-49 demo, up 8% from last week’s 5.1 rating. This is an impressive More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

‘Arrow’ and Stephen Amell will get an entire season on CW

The CW has picked up the superhero adaptation Arrow for a full season. Much like Smallville, the show puts a television spin on the Green Arrow comic book character and has been met with a relatively enthusiastic More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, August 27th, 2012

‘American Bible Challenge’ gives GSN biggest ratings in channel’s history

Thursday night’s debut of “The American Bible Challenge” gave the cable network its highest rated program of all time. Jeff Foxworthy on “The American Bible Challenge” photo/GSN The More...

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