‘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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Erik Estrada Says George Lopez ‘Is Doomed’

By Tim Molloy Thu Aug 25, 2011 3:17pm EDT NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – Erik Estrada has no sympathy for George Lopez over the cancellation of his show. “His show was supposed to be canceled after the first season, but Conan wanted to keep it on,” Estrada told Latina in an interview about competing on the […]

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Scripted Series Not a Big Summer Draw for Networks

By DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer NEW YORK — Television viewers aren’t too interested in scripted shows during the summer, at least not the shows that broadcast networks are offering. Mostly, they’re reruns, and viewers are looking elsewhere. Only three scripted series ranked among the Nielsen Co. top 10 last week: reruns of “NCIS” and […]

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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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Fox is Top-Ranked Network, Ends CBS Winning Streak

By DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer NEW YORK – Even though Fox ended CBS’ season-opening winning streak in the ratings, there have been few reasons for its executives to be gleeful this fall. The Nielsen Co. said Fox was the top-ranked network last week on the strength of the World Series. No other network had beaten […]

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