Ratings: Olympic Swimming Buoys Saving Hope, Duets Hits a Low Note

Buoyed by its splashy Olympic swimming trials lead-in — which drew 6.2 million total viewers and a 1.7 demo rating — NBC’s Saving Hope (3.3 mil/0.7) floated up two tenths in the demo and 22 percent in audience this week.

The news was not as good for other Thursday fare, however. Fox’s Take Me Out (2.3 mil/1.0) and The Choice (2.9 mil/1.2) …READ MORE

Ratings: Duets Drops Again, The Choice Looks Good, Saving Hope Is Hurting

Of this Thursday’s three summer premieres, Fox’s The Choice fared best, drawing 4.2 million total viewers and a 1.8 rating and building significantly on its so-so lead-in. That demo number won it the 9 o’clock hour (over the second half of Duets and a Person of Interest rerun) and marks a 31 percent improvement over …READ MORE

Erica Durance: Saving Hope Is Not a Sorrowful Ghost Story But a 'Wonderful Love Story'

Erica Durance is ready to play a real superwoman.

As the female lead of NBC’s Saving Hope (premiering tonight at 9/8c), she plays Dr. Alex Reid, a surgeon whose world is rocked when Dr. Charlie Harris, her Chief of Surgery and husband-to-be (Stargate SG-1‘s Michael Shanks), is left comatose after a car crash.

The wrinkle …READ MORE