Ratings Rat Race: ‘Men’ Tops, ‘Mike & Molly’ Pops, ‘Mad Love’ Slow, ‘Chicago Code’ Down

Nellie Andreeva

Most programs were down last night, as overall TV viewership was impacted by the Valentine’s Day holiday. (Adult 18-49 TV usage was off by 6% from last week.) Most affected was Fox, which had gotten a post-Super Bowl boost last … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: So-So Start For ‘Chicago Code’, ‘Harry’s Law’ Down

Nellie Andreeva

First, the good news. In its premiere last night, midseason Fox drama The Chicago Code (2.4/6 in 18-49, 9.4 million) did far better than the network’s other new drama this season, Lone Star, did in its debut in the … Read More »

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NBC Cuts Back Order For ‘The Cape’

By | Tuesday February 1, 2011 @ 5:54pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Things are not looking good for midseason drama The Cape. NBC just cut the order to the comic book-inspired series from 13 to 10. That means stop of production for the show, which is now wrapping Episode 10. After … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: NBC’s ‘Harry’s Law’ Holds, Fox’s ‘Lie To Me’ Pops

Nellie Andreeva

David E. Kelley’s new legal drama Harry’s Law (2.1/6 in 18-49, 10.6 million) held up well in its second week, down only a tenth from last week’s premiere to score the best Week 1-to-Week 2 retention for a new drama this season. Read More »

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Ratings Rat Race: ‘Harry’s Law’ Debut OK, ‘Cape’ Falls, CBS Sitcoms Hit Viewer Highs

Nellie Andreeva

It almost feels like Premiere Week Monday, with the Big 4 networks finally all returning to originals after a winter hiatus. In its debut, David E. Kelley’s latest legal drama, NBC’s Harry’s Law (2.1/6 in 18-49. 11 million) did a … Read More »

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‘SNL’ Features ‘Cape’ Parody, Pee-wee Short

Nellie Andreeva

Saturday Night Live last night took on the new NBC superhero drama The Cape with fake promos for other NBC series about “superheroes who get their superpowers from items of clothing,” including The Scarf, The Scrunchy and The Spanx. Meanwhile, Paul Reubens is already getting online support for a hosting … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: ABC Wins Quiet Monday

Nellie Andreeva

Only ABC and Fox served originals last night. ABC’s The Bachelor (2.8/7 in adults 18-49) was on par with its season premiere last week, down just a tenth. Recently renewed dramedy Castle (2.1/5) was down 13%. ABC won the night … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Has Big NFL-boosted premiere, ‘Cape’ Debut OK

Nellie Andreeva

With NBC’s Sunday Night Football ending its season last week and Fox getting a massive NFL Wild Card runover, Fox posted its first Sunday ratings victory this season highlighted by the strong premiere of new animated comedy Bob’s Burgers. Bob’s Read More »

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Big Ratings For NBC’s ‘SNL’, NFL Wild Card Games. Will That Help ‘The Cape’ Premiere?

Nellie Andreeva

Yesterday was a big day for NBC ratings-wise. The first original Saturday Night Live of the year, hosted by Jim Carrey, drew a 7.8 rating/18 share in the metered-market households, a season high for the veteran late-night sketch show and the highest rating since the big Betty White/Jay-Z episode on … Read More »

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