Mail.com: Television ratings https://www.mail.com/subjects/47022-television-ratings.html Mail.com - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Mail.com: Television ratings https://s.uicdn.com/mailint/8.812.0/assets/mailcom_logo_rss.png https://www.mail.com/subjects/47022-television-ratings.html Death of Ailes reveals Fox News at a crossroads https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/5205950-death-ailes-reveals-fox-news-crossroads.html NEW YORK (AP) — On the surface, the Fox News Channel Roger Ailes left behind would seem to be thriving. Profits are strong, and it has spent much of 2017 as the most-watched network in all of cable television, not just cable news. Instead, Fox feels at a crossroads. Ongoing lawsuits related to the conduct of Ailes and others leaves a cloud over current ma... Fri, 19 May 2017 04:06:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/5205950-death-ailes-reveals-fox-news-crossroads.html 2017-05-19T04:06:00Z Creeping closer: MSNBC has good week competing with Fox https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5198102-creeping-closer-msnbc-good-week-competing-with-fox.html NEW YORK (AP) — With President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey the week's big story, MSNBC had one of its best ratings weeks in memory — perhaps an ominous sign for troubled Fox News Channel. MSNBC topped Fox among the 25-to-54-year-old age demographic for the first time since the week of Dec. 29, 2008, just after Barack Obama's first el... Tue, 16 May 2017 21:42:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5198102-creeping-closer-msnbc-good-week-competing-with-fox.html 2017-05-16T21:42:00Z Tim Allen 'stunned' and fans outraged by ABC axing his show https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5198174-tim-allen-stunned-fans-outraged-abc-axing.html NEW YORK (AP) — Have viewers seen the last of "Last Man Standing" ? Not without a fight, at least to judge by the uproar over ABC's announcement that the Tim Allen sitcom won't be back in the fall. A warm family comedy about a man who stays addled by the females in his life while being buffeted by cultural forces he fears undermine his manliness, "Last Man Standing" has long... Tue, 16 May 2017 21:22:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5198174-tim-allen-stunned-fans-outraged-abc-axing.html 2017-05-16T21:22:00Z Nielsen's top programs for May 8-14 https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5197996-nielsens-top-programs-8-14.html Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for May 8-14. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "NCIS," CBS, 13.39 million. 2. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 12.99 million. 3. "Bull," CBS, 11.04 million. 4. "The Big Bang Theory" (special), CBS, 10.16 million. ... Tue, 16 May 2017 19:32:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5197996-nielsens-top-programs-8-14.html 2017-05-16T19:32:00Z Fox's beauty pageant flops; CBS ratings look pretty all week https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5197986-foxs-beauty-pageant-flops-cbs-ratings-pretty-week.html NEW YORK (AP) — Some say "beauty is as beauty does." On Sunday, "The Miss USA Pageant" with its bevy of beauties, didn't do it for Fox. It delivered a pretty low 3 million viewers, according to Nielsen. To make matters worse, that was a significant decline from last year, when Fox first aired it, which itself marked an audience erosion from 2014, NBC's la... Tue, 16 May 2017 19:23:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5197986-foxs-beauty-pageant-flops-cbs-ratings-pretty-week.html 2017-05-16T19:23:00Z Fox looks to sci-fi, fantasy this fall; MacFarlane in space https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5194058-fox-to-sci-fi-fantasy-this-fall-macfarlane-space.html NEW YORK (AP) — The Fox network is calling on superpowers and Seth MacFarlane to boost ratings this fall. "The Orville," a new space adventure starring and produced by MacFarlane, is set 400 years in the future and follows the adventures of an exploratory spaceship. "This is Seth's passion project," Dana Walden, Fox Television Group cha... Tue, 16 May 2017 02:13:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5194058-fox-to-sci-fi-fantasy-this-fall-macfarlane-space.html 2017-05-16T02:13:00Z Nearly 1 million tune in to watch Derek Jeter's speech https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5195184-1-tune-to-watch-derek-jeters-speech.html NEW YORK (AP) — The captain drew higher television ratings than his former Boss. The Yankees' ceremony to retire Derek Jeter's No. 2 jersey and dedicate his plaque in Monument Park was the most-viewed program in the New York area during its time period on Sunday night and was the most-watched non-game in the history of the YES Network, which launched in 2002. ... Mon, 15 May 2017 19:43:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5195184-1-tune-to-watch-derek-jeters-speech.html 2017-05-15T19:43:00Z Colbert has good week in ratings despite controversy https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/5179454-colbert-good-week-ratings-despite-controversy.html NEW YORK (AP) — A storm over a crude remark Stephen Colbert made about President Donald Trump didn't hurt the late-night host in the ratings — to the contrary. Colbert's CBS "Late Show" had its widest margin of victory over NBC's "Tonight" show since Colbert's debut week in September 2015, the Nielsen company said. The CBS show averaged 3.06 million viewers last week, which ... Tue, 09 May 2017 20:02:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/5179454-colbert-good-week-ratings-despite-controversy.html 2017-05-09T20:02:00Z Nielsen's top programs for May 1-7 https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5179410-nielsens-top-programs-1-7.html Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for May 1-7. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "NCIS," CBS, 12.88 million. 2. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 12.39 million. 3. "Bull," CBS, 10.83 million. 4. "Dancing With the Stars," ABC, 10.31 million. 5. "6... Tue, 09 May 2017 19:32:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5179410-nielsens-top-programs-1-7.html 2017-05-09T19:32:00Z Anti-Trump late night jokes coming at a blistering pace https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/5165866-anti-trump-late-night-jokes-coming-blistering-pace.html NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert, whose crude reference to Donald Trump angered some of the president's supporters this week, has lobbed zingers at him at the blistering pace of 3.37 a day during the chief executive's first 100 days in office. Trump is on pace to be the most joked-about president in late-night television in at least 25 years, the Center fo... Thu, 04 May 2017 20:12:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/5165866-anti-trump-late-night-jokes-coming-blistering-pace.html 2017-05-04T20:12:00Z CBS kept ratings winning ways last week, while Fox faltered https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5161250-cbs-ratings-winning-ways-week-while-fox-faltered.html NEW YORK (AP) — It was another winning week for CBS, another week of struggle for Fox among prime-time viewers. CBS won with an average of 6.2 million viewers, claiming 13 of the week's Top 20 shows. It was CBS' eighth straight weekly win, Nielsen said. Runner-up NBC averaged 5.3 million viewers while placing four shows in the Top 20. A... Tue, 02 May 2017 17:58:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5161250-cbs-ratings-winning-ways-week-while-fox-faltered.html 2017-05-02T17:58:00Z Nielsen's top programs for April 24-30 https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5161162-nielsens-top-programs-april-24-30.html NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for April 24-30. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 12.52 million. 2. "Dancing with the Stars," ABC, 10.38 million. 3. "The Voice" (Tuesday), NBC, 9.63 million. 4. "The Voice" (Monday... Tue, 02 May 2017 17:12:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5161162-nielsens-top-programs-april-24-30.html 2017-05-02T17:12:00Z CBS kept ratings-winning ways last week, while Fox faltered https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5161156-cbs-ratings-winning-ways-week-while-fox-faltered.html NEW YORK (AP) — It was another winning week for CBS, another week of struggle for Fox among prime-time viewers. CBS won last week with an average of 6.2 million viewers, claiming 13 of the Top 20 shows, according to Nielsen. It was CBS' eighth winning week in a row. Runner-up NBC averaged 5.3 million viewers, placing four shows in the T... Tue, 02 May 2017 17:08:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5161156-cbs-ratings-winning-ways-week-while-fox-faltered.html 2017-05-02T17:08:00Z AP Explains: What will a Hollywood writers' strike mean? https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5143618-ap-explains-what-will-hollywood-writers-strike-mea.html LOS ANGELES (AP) — Negotiations aimed at preventing a crippling strike by Hollywood movie and TV writers are down to the wire. That the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers talked over the weekend and continued on Monday was a hopeful sign. The current contract expires at midnight PDT Monday. Tue, 02 May 2017 02:09:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5143618-ap-explains-what-will-hollywood-writers-strike-mea.html 2017-05-02T02:09:00Z No hard feelings for CBS after Dickerson's Trump interview https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5158420-hard-feelings-cbs-dickersons-trump-interview.html NEW YORK (AP) — CBS broadcast its morning show live from the White House Monday with no evident hard feelings following the abrupt ending of John Dickerson's previously-recorded interview with Donald Trump. The "CBS This Morning" telecast featured drop-in interviews with Vice President Mike Pence, presidential daughter Ivanka Trump and White House aides R... Mon, 01 May 2017 20:30:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5158420-hard-feelings-cbs-dickersons-trump-interview.html 2017-05-01T20:30:00Z Lawsuit filed against Fox alleges racial discrimination https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5143514-lawsuit-filed-fox-alleges-racial-discrimination.html NEW YORK (AP) — An expanded lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses Fox News Channel of racial discrimination "that appears more akin to Plantation-style management than a modern-day work environment." The lawsuit, filed in state Supreme Court, adds eight former and current Fox employees to a case involving three former Fox workers and their accusations against a since-fired Fox finan... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:56:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5143514-lawsuit-filed-fox-alleges-racial-discrimination.html 2017-04-26T01:56:00Z Nielsen's top programs for April 17-23 https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5143512-nielsens-top-programs-april-17-23.html NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for April 17-23. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "NCIS," CBS, 13.33 million. 2. "Dancing With the Stars," ABC, 11.19 million. 3. "Bull," CBS, 10.32 million. 4. "NCIS: New Orleans," CBS, 10.16 million. ... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:18:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5143512-nielsens-top-programs-april-17-23.html 2017-04-25T21:18:00Z Rough week for Fox broadcast in television ratings https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5143448-rough-week-fox-broadcast-television-ratings.html NEW YORK (AP) — It felt like a summer week on the Fox broadcasting network — and that's not a good thing. Bereft of hits and in the traditional April lull before the last big month of the traditional TV season, Fox averaged a paltry 2.2 million viewers last week. Its most popular show, "Empire," aired a rerun that had barely over 3 million viewers. ... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:51:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5143448-rough-week-fox-broadcast-television-ratings.html 2017-04-25T20:51:00Z Viewership of 'O'Reilly Factor' drops without Bill O'Reilly https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/5124706-viewership-oreilly-factor-drops-without-bill-oreil.html NEW YORK (AP) — Through four days of Bill O'Reilly's vacation, his show's viewership declined by 23 percent in the hands of substitutes Dana Perino, Eric Bolling and Greg Gutfeld. O'Reilly is on a nearly two-week vacation at the same time Fox News Channel's parent company looks into a woman's accusation that her career was slowed when she spurned his advances. Dozens of his ... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 02:52:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/5124706-viewership-oreilly-factor-drops-without-bill-oreil.html 2017-04-19T02:52:00Z Nielsen's top programs for April 10-16 https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5125424-nielsens-top-programs-april-10-16.html NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for April 10-16. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 11.89 million. 2. "Dancing With the Stars," ABC, 10.31 million. 2. "Stayin' Alive: Grammy Salute to the Bee Gees," CBS, 10.31 million. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 19:31:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5125424-nielsens-top-programs-april-10-16.html 2017-04-18T19:31:00Z Kids prefer the TV for their viewing, but love other devices https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5121220-kids-prefer-tv-their-viewing-love-devices.html NEW YORK (AP) — Grace Ellis has never known a time when you needed a TV to watch TV. The North Attleboro, Massachusetts, fifth-grader watches shows like "Liv and Maddie," ''Jessie" and "The Lodge" on her laptop, iPad and phone. "Sometimes I watch TV in the car," she says. "I have ballet every day, so I watch on the way." She has a TV in... Mon, 17 Apr 2017 15:53:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5121220-kids-prefer-tv-their-viewing-love-devices.html 2017-04-17T15:53:00Z Bill O'Reilly goes on vacation amid sponsor backlash https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/5109696-bill-oreilly-vacation-amid-sponsor-backlash.html LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill O'Reilly is taking a vacation from his Fox News Channel show amid sponsor defections triggered by sexual harassment allegations. Announcing the break at the end of Tuesday's show, O'Reilly made a point of saying it was planned and long in the works. He said he will return April 24. Around this time of year, "I gr... Wed, 12 Apr 2017 06:11:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/5109696-bill-oreilly-vacation-amid-sponsor-backlash.html 2017-04-12T06:11:00Z Nielsen's top programs for April 3-9 https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5109028-nielsens-top-programs-april-3-9.html NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for April 3-9. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Gonzaga vs. North Carolina, CBS, 23.01 million. 2. "NCAA Pre-Game," CBS, 14.08 million. 3. "NCIS," CBS, 13.83 million. 4. "Th... Tue, 11 Apr 2017 19:48:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5109028-nielsens-top-programs-april-3-9.html 2017-04-11T19:48:00Z Advertisers are fleeing Bill O'Reilly, but viewers aren't https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5109014-advertisers-fleeing-bill-oreilly-viewers-arent.html NEW YORK (AP) — Advertisers are fleeing Bill O'Reilly's "no spin zone" on Fox News Channel, but viewers are remaining loyal. "The O'Reilly Factor" averaged 3.71 million viewers over five nights last week, the Nielsen company said Tuesday. That's up 12 percent from the 3.31 million viewers he averaged the week before and up 28 percent compared to the same week in 2016. ... Tue, 11 Apr 2017 19:47:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5109014-advertisers-fleeing-bill-oreilly-viewers-arent.html 2017-04-11T19:47:00Z O'Reilly advertisers risk reputation, but viewers remain https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5097240-oreilly-advertisers-risk-reputation-viewers-remain.html NEW YORK (AP) — While dozens of brands have said they're pulling ads from Fox News Channel's "The O'Reilly Factor" because of harassment allegations against its host, others remain to court the biggest audience on cable television news. An ad boycott against Bill O'Reilly quickly took shape following The New York Times story last weekend that five women h... Fri, 07 Apr 2017 01:52:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5097240-oreilly-advertisers-risk-reputation-viewers-remain.html 2017-04-07T01:52:00Z Stephen Colbert reaches another late-night milestone https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/5090832-stephen-colbert-reaches-late-night-milestone.html NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert hit another milestone in his stunning late-night turnaround against Jimmy Fallon of NBC's "Tonight" show. Colbert won in the Nielsen company's ratings for the ninth consecutive time last week, his margin of 400,000 viewers the widest lead since the CBS star overtook Fallon with a sharp concentration on politics. Fallon aired a rerun Friday; ot... Tue, 04 Apr 2017 22:48:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/5090832-stephen-colbert-reaches-late-night-milestone.html 2017-04-04T22:48:00Z Ratings boost: NCAA title game viewership up 30 percent https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5090918-ratings-boost-ncaa-title-game-viewership-up-30-per.html NEW YORK (AP) — Perhaps with an assist from the memory of Villanova's Kris Jenkins, viewership for the NCAA national championship game between Gonzaga and North Carolina was up 30 percent from last year. The finale on Monday night, which aired on CBS, was watched by an average of 22.998 million viewers, according to figures released Tuesday by the Nielsen... Tue, 04 Apr 2017 21:50:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5090918-ratings-boost-ncaa-title-game-viewership-up-30-per.html 2017-04-04T21:50:00Z Nielsen's top programs for March 27-April 2 https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5090828-nielsens-top-programs-march-27-april-2.html NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for March 27-April 2. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NCAA Men's Basketball: Oregon vs. North Carolina, CBS, 18.83 million. 2. "NCAA Studio Show," CBS, 16.03 million. 3. "NCIS," CBS, 14.35 million. 4. "The Bi... Tue, 04 Apr 2017 21:11:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5090828-nielsens-top-programs-march-27-april-2.html 2017-04-04T21:11:00Z ACMs play to a loyal country audience to shore up ratings https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/5074414-acms-play-to-loyal-country-audience-to-shore-up-ra.html NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As the television industry deals with overall declines in total viewership, organizers behind the Academy of Country Music Awards are focused on keeping the core country music audience coming back each year to watch the genre's biggest stars party in Las Vegas. The ACM Awards, airing live Sunday on CBS (8 p.m. Eastern), are relying... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:36:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/5074414-acms-play-to-loyal-country-audience-to-shore-up-ra.html 2017-03-29T14:36:00Z Nielsen's top programs for March 20-26 https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5072134-nielsens-top-programs-march-20-26.html Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for March 20-26. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "60 Minutes," CBS, 14.7 million. 2. "Dancing With the Stars," ABC, 12.09 million. 3. "NCIS: Los Angeles," CBS, 11.71 million. 4. "The Voice" (Tuesday), NBC, 10.84 million. ... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:51:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5072134-nielsens-top-programs-march-20-26.html 2017-03-28T19:51:00Z