Ratings: Revolution and Back in the Game Hold Steady Vs. World Series, Arrow/CSI Drop Most
With the deciding game of the World Series drawing 18 million viewers and a 5.4 rating for Fox (per prelim numbers), all of Wednesday’s other comers at best held steady, but most dropped.
On CBS, Survivor did 9 mil and a 2.3, dipping a tenth, while Criminal Minds …READ MORE
Ratings: CBS Holds Steady Versus World Series, Super Fun Night Flat, Arrow Dips, SVU Drops
CBS’ Wednesday crime dramas failed to get beaned by Fox’s World Series coverage.
Opening the Eye’s night, Survivor — with 9.4 million total viewers and a series-low 2.3 rating, per finals — shed some eyeballs but was flat in the demo as Game 1 was just getting underway. Criminal Minds …READ MORE
Ratings: Sunday Dramas Hold Steady as Football, World Series Clincher Dominate Night
There were no major rises or falls this Sunday in the ratings, even as Sunday Night Football‘s broadcast of the Saints-Broncos game and what turned out to be the Giant’s sweep of the World Series sucked up much of the oxygen.
Leading off ABC’s night, Once Upon a Time …READ MORE
Ratings: Chicago Fire Warms Up, Supernatural Slips, World Series Gives Fox Wednesday Win
Chicago Fire won’t be extinguished so quickly. NBC’s freshman drama this Wednesday drew …READ MORE
TVLine Items: Howard Stern's Got Talent? Plus Kevin Alejandro Plots a Breakout Gig and More!
Out with the old, in with the shock jock?
America’s Got Talent is said to be zeroing in on outspoken radio personality Howard Stern as a replacement for departing judge Piers Morgan …READ MORE
Ratings: Versus World Series, Chuck Spies Series Low While Grimm Scares Up Strong Debut
It seems that Chuck should have followed the Gifted Man‘s lead and sat the bench.
Facing stiff competition from Game 7 of the World Series — which appears on pace to improve on Game 6 by some 17 percent, final numbers due later — Chuck‘s fifth and final season premiere delivered … READ MORE
TVLine Items: Fringe Has Fun With World Series, TNT Pilot Taps Brothers & Sisters Alum and More
What happened with Fringe? “Baseball Happened”!
Fox’s sci-fi series is acknowledging the fact that this Friday’s much-anticipated installment has been pushed back a week because of World Series Game 7. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
Ratings: World Series Makes Thursday Comedies Sad, While Vampire Diaries Hits a High
Fox’s coverage of a ridonkulously intense, extra-innings World Series Game 6 dominated Thursday’s ratings, putting frowns on almost all of the CBS and NBC comedies.
Thurday’s scripted dramas fared less badly, with Vampire Diaries (3.15 million viewers/1.4 demo rating) even hitting a season high in total viewers and Secret Circle … READ MORE
CBS Switches to Repeats Opposite World Series Game 7
The Eye has blinked.
CBS has opted to forego original programming tonight opposite Fox’s telecast of Game 7 of the World Series. In place of fresh episodes of A Gifted Man, CSI: NY and Blue Bloods, the network will now rerun the Gifted Man pilot and air encores of CSI: Miami and CSI: NY. READ MORE
World Series Forces Fringe to Sit the Bench
In another timeline, the Youngstown Buckeyes beat the Kansas City Royals last night in Game 6 of the World Series.
But in the reality we here live in, Game 7 of the Rangers-Cards showdown will air tonight on Fox, forcing Fringe — featuring the now extra-long-awaited return of Peter Bishop — to ride the pine. READ MORE