Ratings: ‘American Idol’ Down 27% in Return, Still Tops Night

“American Idol,” the nation’s perennially top rated show, was down 27 percent from last season’s premiere in its return to the Fox schedule Wednesday, according to preliminary numbers.

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Howie Mandel’s ‘Mobbed’ Down, ABC Sweeps The Night

By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Fox’s reality series “Mobbed” didn’t draw much of a crowd Wednesday night, while ABC swept the board with a primetime roster that included the top-rated “Modern Family,” according to preliminary numbers. The Howie Mandel-hosted “Mobbed” aired at 9 p.m. following a “Glee” repeat, receiving a 1.2 rating/3 share […]

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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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Littlest ‘Middle’ Star Atticus Shaffer Previews This Week’s Crazy Texting War

So far during the third season of ABC’s family sitcom “The Middle,” the awkward yet adorable youngest member of the Heck family, Brick, has quoted Shakespeare, obsessed over a food delivery catalog, caught his first trout, skipped gym class (with his teacher’s permission) and dressed up as the ghost of Ernest Hemingway for Halloween. What could […]

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‘Modern Family’ Tops Nightly TV Ratings

Tim Kenneally Thu Oct 20, 2011 3:17pm EDT LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – With statistics for Game 1 of the World Series on Fox still pending, ABC’s “Modern Family” currently has the top ratings for Wednesday night, while ABC and CBS are tied for an overall win, according to preliminary numbers. ABC began its night at […]

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New On DVD This Week: The Lion King, The Walking Dead, The Middle, Friday the 13th

The Lion King Simba, Mufasa, Nala, Timon and Pumbaa are back and better than ever with Disney’s ‘The Lion King‘ roars into homes in breathtaking 3D. Celebrate the Diamond Edition release of the epic movie ‘The Lion King’ in high-definition Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D. An unforgettable story, breathtaking animation, beloved characters and award-winning music sets […]

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‘Modern Family’ Stays On Top Of Nightly TV Ratings

By Tim Molloy NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – ABC’s powerhouse “Modern Family” again topped Fox’s “X Factor” and helped “Suburgatory” premiere strong Wednesday, but Fox won the night overall, according to preliminary numbers. NBC’s struggling “Free Agents,” meanwhile, hit a dangerous new ratings low. “Modern Family” at 9 p.m. had a 5.6 rating/14 share in the […]

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