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
Foul Ball! How Tonight's World Series Rain-Out Might Affect Fringe and Chuck
This might make baseball — and Chuck and Fringe — fans want to charge the mound!
Due to inclement weather in St. Louis, Game 6 of the World Series has been pushed back to Thursday, meaning a potential tie-breaking Game 7 would air — gasp! — Friday night. So, what does all of this mean for Peter’s return to Fox’s Fringe and the premiere of Chuck on NBC? READ MORE
Ratings: World Series Dips on An Otherwise Very Steady Wednesday
On an otherwise very steady Wednesday, Fox’s coverage of Game 1 of the World Series was down 11 percent in the demo versus last year’s opening of the Fall Classic, scoring a 3.8 rating while drawing shy of 13 million total viewers.
But really, everywhere else there was virtually no significant week-to-week fluctuations (save for a 7 percent Revenge dip). But I’m here anyway, so here’s the hour-by-hour … READ MORE