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.
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
USA has renewed White Collar for a fourth season, and purchased a healthy 16 episodes to boot. The drama series has averaged about 5.7 million viewers this summer. The show returns in January for the second half of the third season,... Read Post