After USA Today just noted Big Love's anemic ratings yesterday, HBO has indicated its confidence in the show by renewing it for a fourth season today. Cynics might say this has something to do with the fact that the show is executive produced by Tom Hanks. But in its press release, HBO not only alludes to Big Love's strong critical reception, but also, more importantly, says that it "is averaging nearly five million viewers per episode.
Promising at least another season of people in tweed smashing things on each other's heads interrupted by the occasional topless showgirl, HBO has renewed Boardwalk Empire for a fourth year. The show has seen a slight ratings declin... Read Post
Ratings shmatings! HBO has picked up its new fantasy series Game of Thrones for a second season, despite relatively weak ratings for its debut on Sunday. This isn't a big surprise: HBO sunk a pile of money into the show, and given t... Read Post