CBS' Thursday Night Football Dates Set: When This Fall Might Big Bang Reclaim Its Time Slot?

Big Bang Theory Season 8 Premiere

CBS has announced its Thursday Night Football schedule for the 2014 season, and all told the network will air NFL games on seven Thursdays, starting …READ MORE

Ratings: NCAA Finals Down Vs. 2013, Bones Up

NCAA Men's Final Four Championship

CBS’ coverage of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament championship game — in which my youngest niece’s college bested my second-oldest niece’s alma mater — averaged 21.2 million total viewers and a 7.2 demo rating on Monday night (per finals), down

Ratings: Sochi Winter Olympics Close Below Vancouver, Trip Up Amazing Race Premiere

Ratings Olympics Closing Ceremony

NBC’s coverage of the Sochi Winter Olympics‘ closing ceremony on Sunday night averaged about 15.3 million total viewers and a 3.3 demo rating, down 29 and 40 percent from the Vancouver 2010 games’ farewell fete. READ MORE

Winter Olympics 2014: 10 Things We Learned From the Sochi Games


There were celebrations of victory. There were heartbreaking defeats. There were a lot of jokes about Bob Costas’ infected eyes.

The 2014 Winter Olympics included their fair share of highs and lows, and we’ve compiled our favorite highlights from the last two weeks in Sochi, Russia. READ MORE

Ratings: NBC's About a Boy Samples Well, Olympics Hit a New Low

About A Boy - Season Pilot

Saturday night’s all right for fightin’, at least according to Elton John, but it’s not your typical spot to find a network series premiere.

Of course, with NBC airing its penultimate night of Winter Olympics coverage from Sochi, Russia, the Peacock net used the opportunity to launch its small-screen adaptation of About a Boy. The gamble resulted in … READ MORE

Olympics Watch: What Was Your Favorite Moment From Sochi 2014, Day 15?


Is it terrible to admit that when I turned on coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics from Sochi, Russia, today, I treated coverage of the Ladies’ 30KM Mass Start cross-country ski race as little more than background noise?

My initial lack of respect, however, quickly gave way to something close to awe …READ MORE

Ratings: Olympics Hit Low, Shark Tank Drops


NBC’s primetime coverage of the Winter Olympics on Friday averaged 14.6 million total viewers and a 3.5 demo rating, dropping …READ MORE

Olympics Watch: What Was Your Favorite Moment From Sochi 2014, Day 14?


Imagine careening down a frozen mountain, trying to maintain control as your skis fly over not only the natural terrain but a host of obstacles placed in your path.

Now imagine doing it with a bunch of competitors hot on your booted heels, and you’ve got a sense of what ski cross is like — and possibly a newfound respect for …READ MORE

Ratings: Olympics Dip, Idol Hits an All-Time Low

Ratings American Idol Series Low

NBC’s primetime coverage of the Winter Olympics on Thursday averaged 20 million total viewers and a 4.9 demo rating, down just a tenth from the night prior but …READ MORE

Olympics Watch: What Was Your Favorite Moment From Sochi 2014, Day 13?


The Iceberg Skating Palace erupted in cheers and an array of all things red and white, as Russia’s own Adelina Sotnikova skated her way to an Olympic upset Thursday, beating out a field that included South Korean favorite Yuna Kim and American hopefuls Gracie Gold and Ashley Wagner. READ MORE