Ratings: ABC Has To Be Happy About 10 PM; The CW's Wedding Finale Packs On Viewers

The beginning of Happy Endings was a case of “OK news, better news” for ABC on Wednesday.

The sitcom’s special 9:30 pm bow drew 7.27 million total viewers and a 2.7 demo rating, which (at 76 percent and 71 percent) is almost on par with the Modern Family audience retention that Mr. Sunshine enjoyed in its own debut. (Though the Matt Perry comedy premiered to larger numbers, Modern Family this week was down 12 percent, hitting a season low.)

The interesting thing is that come 10 o’clock … READ MORE

The CW's Midseason Sked Finds New Home For Hellcats

The CW’s Hellcats will be doing a handspring to a new time slot as part of the network’s rather mild midseason shakeup.

With Life Unexpected airing its series finale on January 18 (with back-to-back episodes), the freshman cheer drama will claim the Tuesdays-at-9, aprés-One Tree Hill spot the following week, starting Jan. 25.

The only other move The CW is making this winter is …READ MORE