Not Every New Show Is Ratings Winner For Networks

By David Bauder, AP Television Writer NEW YORK – What do ABC’s “Off the Map,” NBC’s “America’s Next Great Restaurant” and CBS’ “Chaos” have in common? It won’t be longevity, based on last week’s Nielsen Co. ratings. Every television season has more failures than successes, and these new shows appear to be misses. The medical […]

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NBC Releases Season Finale Dates

Ready your DVRs – NBC has announced season finale dates for all their series. “The Office,” “Community,” “Parks and Recreation” and “30 Rock” will all wrap with hour-long episodes. “30 Rock” will cap its fifth season with a milestone on April 21 – its 100th episode.  According to the network, the special ep will revolve […]

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Bobby Flay’s Looking for ‘America’s Next Great Restaurant’

Watch your back, Olive Garden. TV chef Bobby Flay is on the hunt for ‘America’s Next Great Restaurant,’ joining the crowded kitchen of celebrity chefs with their own prime-time network show. The grill master is ready to ‘Throwdown‘ and have contestants–chefs and entrepreneurs–compete to win a restaurant. The prize: Opening a new restaurant chain in […]

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