Ratings: Backstrom Better Than Rake, TVD Ties Low, A to Z Finale and P'hood Tick Up, Elementary Matches High
Fox’s Backstrom premiered on Thursday night to 8 million total viewers and a 2.0 demo rating, up 14 and 18 percent from Rake‘s year-ago debut out of American Idol.
TVLine readers gave the freshman procedural READ MORE
A to Z Series Finale Recap: Do Andrew and Zelda Live Happily Ever After?
Those hoping for some resolution as to what happens after A to Z‘s central couple is done dating will have to READ MORE & GRADE THE EPISODE
A to Z Sneak Peek: Does Andrew Have the Muscles to Be Zelda's Guy?
A to Z‘s hopeless romantic Andrew has lots of great qualities, as Zelda points out in TVLine’s exclusive sneak peek from tonight’s episode (NBC, 9:30/8:30c). But does he have what it takes to defend his girl from strangers who call her “a dirty ho”? READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
A to Z Star Ben Feldman Previews Andrew and Zelda's Morning After
A to Z‘s hopeful romantic Andrew has gotten the girl, but will he keep her?
After locking lips at the end of the pilot, Andrew and Zelda must now deal with a morning after of sorts as Episode 2 (airing this Thursday at 9:30/8:30c on NBC) picks up the very next day. And there’s a bit of a hiccup. READ MORE
Ratings: Vampire Diaries and Reign Premieres Down, ABC Dramas Dip But Dominate, NBC Sitcoms Debut OK
As The CW began its own premiere week, The Vampire Diaries returned to 1.8 million total viewers and a 0.9 rating (per finals), up 13 percent from its May finale but down READ MORE
A to Z: Did You Meet-Cute With NBC's New Rom-Com?
This fall’s TV schedule is full of rom-coms, and the latest entry into the club on Thursday night is NBC’s How I Met Your Mother-meets-(500) Days of Summer-eseque A to Z. Was it A for adorable? Or Z for zzzzzz? READ MORE & GRADE IT
A to Z Star Cristin Milioti Talks Hitting the Rom-Com Jackpot (Again) — Plus: Why HIMYM's Ending Was 'Brave'
How I Met Your Mother‘s titular mama Cristin Milioti is finally getting her happy ending — or is she? READ MORE
Fall TV's Breakout Stars: A Virgin, a Penguin, a Rom-Com Duo, a Teenage Dreamboat and 9 Others!
Meet your new favorite TV actors.
The Fall TV season is just days away, and with it comes a bevy of fresh faces who will make you laugh, cry, gasp and swoon. READ MORE & VIEW GALLERY
Watch NBC's A to Z Rom-Com Now
You can get an early jump on website wonk Andrew’s eight months, three weeks, five days and one hour romance with no-nonsense lawyer Zelda, thanks to an advance online screening of the NBC comedy A to Z. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
A to Z Producers Address the Rom-Com Couple's (Doomed?) Future
Is A to Z‘s central romance already destined for failure?
Given that the new NBC comedy’s title suggests a beginning and, more importantly, an end, talk at the Television Critics Assoc. summer press tour in Beverly Hills on Sunday turned to the fate READ MORE