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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TV in 2012: Twelve Previews and Predictions

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/Oprah-s-Next-Chapter/174390/2181827585/First-Look%3A-Oprah-s-Next-Chapter/embed 580 476] Like it or not, television has gone where no one dreamed. The days when producers, writers, and comics joked about censors are long gone. Nowadays the biggest challenge to those working in or on TV is their own creativity. Can they be good? Can they be so bad they are considered […]

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Jane Kaczmarek and Peter Gallagher Make War – and Love – on ‘Whitney’

It’s the most wonderful time of the year — the holidays, which brings television viewers some of most special episodes of the season. Thursday, “Whitney” gets in on the festivities with a special episode entitled “Christmas is Cummings,” which welcomes veteran actors Peter Gallagher and Jane Kaczmarek to the NBC sitcom as the title character’s […]

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Whitney Cummings Dodges Tough Letterman Question

Talk about being a hot seat. While guesting on “The Late show with David Letterman,” Whitney Cummings was asked a super tough question – which of her prime time comedies is better. Cummings, who made a name for herself as a tart-tongued comic on the roast circuit, stars in the extremely funny NBC sitcom “Whitney” […]

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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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