Ratings: Cougar Town Enjoys Baby Bump, River Rises Slightly, New Girl at New Low

Put down Big Carl, because the news for Cougar Town is good this week, as the ABC comedy rose double digits to 4.61 million total viewers and a 1.6 demo rating. That marks the show’s largest audience since the season opener, and its best 18-49 performance in three weeks.

ABC’s The River also … READ MORE

The River's Leslie Hope: Getting Buried Alive Was 'So Cool' (But Being Drowned? Not So Much)

The Amazon jungle has not been kind to Leslie Hope.

Already on ABC’s The River (Tuesdays at 9/8c), her Tess Cole has been drowned by… something… and then ultimately resurfaced buried in a grave. “And that was just Episode 2!” Hope notes with a laugh. “I can’t say that we’ve got more of the same, but there is more this week.” READ PREVIEW

Ratings: The River Fails to Scare Up Big Crowd, NCIS No. 200 Tops Night With Season High

A disappointing amount of people chose to take a ride up ABC’s The River on Tuesday night. The thriller-chiller drew 8.2 million total viewers and a 2.5 demo rating with its 9 o’clock premiere, then slipped to 6.8 mil and a 2.2 for its second episode.

For comparison’s sake, ABC’s other drama premieres this season netted out as follows … READ MORE

Fall TV Preview

Fall TV Preview: Your Guide to What's New!

The networks have unveiled their lineups for the 2011-12 TV season, and this is your “snapshot” guide to all of the shiny and new dramas, comedies and (not too many) reality series that will be coming your way. (For the short-term memory-deficient, cancellations can be found here.) CHECK OUT FALL’S NEW SHOWS!

Fall TV Preview

Fall Preview: Check Out Charlie's Angels, Once Upon a Time, and 9 Other New ABC Shows

What do you get when you cross iconic fairy tale figures with a pair of cross-dressing men? How about a mysterious Amazon monster with a trio of Angels? Or even a bitch in a New York walk-up and a team of ’60s flight attendants? Why, that motley crew is at the center of ABC’s colorful 2011-12 TV season lineup. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO