What To Watch: Thursday

TOP PICK: ‘Jersey Shore‘ (10pm on MTV) **Season Premiere** Watch Episodes On Demand The roommates head back to Seaside Heights in the season premiere, and Snooki brings along her friend Deena to take the place of Angelina. And things really heat up when Sammi gets into it with the girls. SEASON PREMIERE: ‘Wipeout‘ (8pm ET […]

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Winter TV Premieres: The Welcome Back Kids

The winter television season signifies a time of change. Some fall favorites will have disappeared (“The Good Guys,” “Undercovers“), others will have changed time slots (“Fringe,” “30 Rock,” “Blue Bloods“), still others are coming back after way too much time off (“Parks & Recreation,” for instance), and then there are the new shows. Midseason is […]

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Snow, Balls! ‘Wipeout’ Returns With A Special Winter Edition

ABC’s biggest – and legitimately enjoyable – guilty pleasure,  ‘Wipeout,’ will continue its third season in January with a special winterized flurry of barely navigable obstacle courses. Watch Full ‘Wipeout’ Episodes Here The show’s “Winter Wonderland” course promises to amp up the degree of difficulty by sprinkling in “slippery ice, frosty snow and numerous avalanches […]

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What To Watch: Tuesday

TOP PICK: ‘Life Unexpected‘ (9pm ET on The CW) **Season Premiere** Cate and Ryan return from their honeymoon only to discover that major changes have been made at the radio station in their absence. A very confused Baze struggles with his feelings for Cate, and ends up hooking up with the hot new bartender, Paige […]

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A Grown-Up ‘Big Brother’ Finds Strong Ratings

By DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer NEW YORK – As it heads toward the conclusion of its 12th season, ‘Big Brother‘ is having a strong summer in the ratings. The Nielsen Co. said the CBS reality show is averaging 7.6 million viewers for its three weekly episodes, a 6 percent increase from last summer’s 7.2 million average. […]

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Top 20 Prime-Time TV Programs

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by the Nielsen Co. for Aug. 23-29. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. ‘Emmy Awards,’ NBC, 13.5 million. 2. ‘America’s Got Talent‘ (Tuesday), NBC, 10.8 million. 3. ‘America’s Got Talent‘ (Wednesday), NBC, 10.52 million. 4. Exhibition Football: Pittsburgh at Denver, Fox, 10.13 million. 5. ‘NCIS,’ CBS, 9.19 million. 6. […]

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What To Watch: Thursday

TOP PICK: ‘Big Brother‘ (8pm ET on CBS) Julie Chen, crazy challenges, and even crazier contestants…yeah that summer staple is back – ‘Big Brother’! Catch tonight’s season premiere and meet the new Houseguests. For the first time in the history of the series, one contestant will not be playing to win the half million dollar […]

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