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CBS replacing head of struggling morning show

Dec. 14, 2018 12:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News is replacing the top executive at "CBS This Morning," which has struggled to maintain its footing since Charlie Rose was fired a year ago on sexual misconduct charges. The network announced Friday that executive producer Ryan Kadro will be leaving "CBS This Morning" and the...

Some old favorites - very old - reappear on television

Dec. 11, 2018 3:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Some of last week's most popular television programs are much older than most of the people who watched them. ABC's showing of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" was the most-watched of a handful of holiday specials that aired in prime-time last week, reaching 5.3 million viewers, the Nielsen...

Victoria's Secret show tumbles to lowest ratings

Dec. 4, 2018 3:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — As a television event, the Victoria's Secret fashion show appears headed for the remainder bin. The show has been buffeted by bad publicity, bad reviews and now bad numbers. Shown Sunday on ABC after several years on CBS, its audience of 3.27 million viewers was the smallest since becoming...

Nielsen's top programs for Nov. 26-Dec. 2

Dec. 4, 2018 3:22 PM EST

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Nov. 26-Dec. 2. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: New Orleans at Dallas, Fox, 21.39 million. 2. NFL Football: L.A. Chargers at Pittsburgh, NBC, 17.83 million. 3. "NFL Pregame Show," Fox, 12.2 million. 4. "NFL Pregame Show,"...

SEC championship game thriller draw huge TV rating for CBS

Dec. 2, 2018 7:31 PM EST

The SEC championship thriller between Alabama and Georgia on CBS drew the highest television rating for regular-season college football game in seven years. CBS announced Sunday the game drew a 10.52 rating, an increase of 25 percent over last year's SEC title game between Auburn and Georgia and the best rating...

Once a sensation, 'Walking Dead' is another show

Nov. 28, 2018 4:01 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — At some point, a television sensation becomes just another show. The numbers illustrate how that's become the case with AMC's drama, "The Walking Dead." The zombies are taking a break at the halfway point of their ninth season, following an episode on Sunday that was seen by 5.1 million...

Nielsen's top programs for Nov. 19-25

Nov. 28, 2018 3:33 PM EST

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Nov. 19-25. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "NFL Post-Game Show," Fox, 23.36 million. 2. NFL Football: Atlanta at New Orleans, NBC, 21.73 million. 3. NFL Football: Green Bay at Minnesota, NBC, 20.44 million. 4. NFL Football: Kansas City...

'Dancing With the Stars' no longer hopping for ABC

Nov. 20, 2018 5:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The dance floor is thinning over at ABC. The Nielsen company says viewership is down for ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" franchise, which concluded its fall season on Monday with country radio host Bobby Bones beating Disney star Milo Manheim, actress Evanna Lynch and model Alexis Ren. Each...

Nielsen's top programs for Nov. 12-18

Nov. 20, 2018 4:27 PM EST

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Nov. 12-18. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: Minnesota at Chicago, NBC, 18.84 million. 2. NFL Football: Green Bay at Seattle, Fox, 16.89 million. 3. "Sunday Night NFL Pre-Kick," NBC, 13.32 million. 4. "The Big Bang Theory,"...

NBC, CBS fighting for television ratings dominance

Nov. 13, 2018 4:40 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Score one week for NBC in what's becoming an intriguing battle with CBS for dominance in the television ratings this season. NBC's victory in the most recent measurements provided by the Nielsen company means it has won bragging rights for three weeks so far this fall, with CBS also winning...