Ratings: America's Got Talent and Bachelorette Return Down, Gossip Girl Rises in Finale

Howard Stern‘s debut as an America’s Got Talent judge was witnessed by 10.3 million total viewers on Monday night, as the show’s Season 6 opener scored a 3.6 demo rating. That marks drops of 31 and 14 percent from AGT’s previous premiere (yet is on par with Season 5’s finale).

Also on the downside was The Bachelorette, which …READ MORE

Howard Stern Debuts as America's Got Talent Judge: Rate His Performance!

He’s got a reputation for being outrageous, inappropriate, and downright bawdy, but Howard Stern showed another side — warm, honest, a little bit sentimental — as he made his debut at the America’s Got Talent judges’ table during the show’s Season 7 premiere on Monday.

Oh, sure, Stern still brought the occasional shock to NBC’s cheesy variety show. After asking one deluded singer if his mom or dad had ever dissuaded him from pursuing his music dreams, the guy responded that his parents were dead. READ MORE

The Voice Finale to Air May 8, America's Got Talent With Howard Stern Gets Sweeps Premiere

Looks like The Voice‘s Season 1 champ Javier Colon will be giving up his crown and sash on May 8: That’s when NBC has scheduled the Season 2 finale of its buzzy reality singing competition.

The network also announced today that two-hour live competition rounds for The Voice will begin on …READ MORE