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Monday cable ratings: The Force is strong with 'Monday Night Football'

"Monday Night Football" was up week to week in the ratings, thanks perhaps in part to the debut of a new "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" trailer shown during halftime. Its 5.2 rating in adults 18-49 was up 0.7 vs. last week and was more than three times better than next-best show ("SportsCenter," 1.5). VH1's […]

'Dr. Ken' lands a full-season order from ABC

The first new network comedy of the fall to land a full-season order is... not the one most people would have expected at the start of the season. Three weeks into its run, however, ABC's "Dr. Ken" has earned a back-nine pickup thanks to steady ratings on Friday nights. The show premiered to a […]

Sunday cable ratings: 'The Walking Dead' down from premiere, still way in front

Episode 2 of "The Walking Dead's" sixth season fell 1.2 points to a 6.2 rating in adults 18-49. That still made it far and away the top show on cable Sunday night ("Sunday Night Football" scored an 8.2 for NBC to lead all of TV). Also Sunday, Game 2 of the National League Championship Series […]

Saturday cable ratings: College football and MLB playoffs dominate

College football dominated Saturday's cable ratings, with games taking three of the top four spots in the 18-49 rankings. The wild game between Michigan and Michigan State topped the list with a 2.4. Game 1 of the National League Championship Series posted a 2.3 for TBS. Top 100 cable shows among adults 18-49 for Saturday, Oct. […]

Broadcast weekly Top 25: 'Empire' and 'Thursday Night Football' trade spots, 'SNF' on top for Oct. 12-18

Another week of fall TV, another week with "Sunday Night Football" atop the weekly same-day ratings. "SNF" scored an 8.2 rating on Oct. 18, improving by 1.3 points week to week and leading the week of Oct. 12-18 by a 67 percent margin over its closest competitor. It was also the most-watched show on broadcast. CBS' "Thursday […]

Friday cable ratings: 'Gold Rush' premiere tops a quiet evening, plus 'Girl Meets World,' Adult Swim

The premiere of a new season of "Gold Rush" on Discovery led the night's cable offerings, albeit with a fairly modest 1.2 rating. "Girl Meets World" posted a 0.6, down from 0.8 the previous week. Adult Swim shows, more "Gold Rush"-related programming and some usual suspects ("SpongeBob," "The Big Bang Theory") filled much of the […]

Broadcast Live +7 ratings, week 2: 'The Blacklist' premiere joins 'Empire' and 'Blindspot' atop the charts

"The Blacklist" remains one of the biggest DVR shows on broadcast TV, at least judging by its third-season premiere. The NBC show gained 1.7 points in adults 18-49 in the Live +7 ratings for Sept. 28-Oct. 4, good for eighth among all broadcast shows. It was fourth in viewers added (just under 5.5 million), and […]

Cable Live +7 ratings: 'Fear the Walking Dead' finale grabs biggest gain, 'Married' tops percentage boost for Sept. 28-Oct. 4

The finale of "Fear the Walking Dead" was the No. 1 show on cable for Sept. 28-Oct. 4 in the same-day ratings, and unsurprisingly it's also the biggest beneficiary of delayed viewing as well. The AMC show grew from a 3.4 in the same-day ratings to a 5.5 in the cable Live +7 rankings. The […]

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