Ratings: CBS Wins Night With ‘Victoria’s Secret’ … and ‘Rudolph’

By Tim Kenneally CBS scored an overall ratings victory Tuesday night with quite the mixed bag of entertainment, taking the top two spots with a record-breaking “Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show” and the children’s holiday chestnut “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” according to preliminary numbers. “Rudolph,” airing on CBS at 8 p.m., inched up 3 percent from […]

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‘New Girl’ Pushes Fox To Overall Win

By Tim Kenneally Wed Oct 5, 2011 4:33pm EDT LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Fox’s hit sitcom “New Girl” performed on a par with last week’s strong showing and led the network to an overall win for the night, while ABC’s “Body of Proof” showed significant gains and NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” shed some ratings, according […]

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‘Raising Hope’ Season 2: Whose Big Secret Will Be Revealed?

Flashbacks, secrets revealed, and a good ol’ fashion family vacay to Las Vegas? Yes, we could only be talking about Season 2 of “Raising Hope” (premieres Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 9:30 pm on Fox). Martha Plimpton, who was nominated for an Emmy for her role as Virginia Chance, and “Raising Hope” showrunner Greg Garcia recently […]

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Interview: Martha Plimpton Raising (Emmy) Hope

Young Martha Plimpton – that quirky, yet captivating teenager from “Goonies” and “Parenthood” – might never have imagined she’d earn an Emmy nomination at age 40. For playing a grandma! “Everything happens when it’s supposed to happen,” the actress says. “I don’t think I would be having this much fun if I hadn’t gained some confidence […]

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From ‘Family’ To ‘Parks,’ Here’s Some TV That’s Free From Snark

Don’t take this the wrong way. Shows like “Seinfeld” and “Friends” are some of the most legendary comedies in television history. They were huge hits featuring classic moments starring funny people. They elevated audience expectations for sitcoms in many great ways. In one sense, however, they started an unfortuate TV trend that has been considered […]

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Fox Renews ‘Raising Hope’ For A Second Season

Fox has high hopes for “Raising Hope.” The network has renewed the family comedy for a second season, Fox’s President of Entertainment Kevin Reilly confirmed Tuesday at the Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena. “Raising Hope has emerged as a comedic standout: wickedly smart, hilarious and full of heart,” said Reilly. “[Executive producer and […]

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