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'Peter Pan Live!' Was Not A Big Hit

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 12.06.2014 | Entertainment

"Peter Pan Live!" fell hard in the ratings on Thursday night when compared to last year's "Sound of Music Live!" According to early reports, the three...

Rough Year For Cable News Networks

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 08.04.2014 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — During some perilous times for the cable news networks, CNN is relieved to find there's still some resonance to the 1960s. ...

And The Winner Is...

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 04.27.2014 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC is celebrating its final golden week of Olympics coverage, which for another round yielded the seven most-watched telecasts, plu...

The Ratings Are In

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 02.10.2014 | Media

The ratings for NBC's first day of primetime Olympics coverage are in, and things are looking pretty good for the network. NBC drew a total of 25....

'Sound Of Music Live!' Ratings Are RIDICULOUS

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 12.06.2013 | TV

The ratings are in for NBC's much-hyped "The Sound of Music Live!" broadcast. Despite the hate-watchers and snarky tweets, the network's three-hour...

NBC's Back On Top (For Now)

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 10.02.2013 | TV

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — NBC has emerged as the big winner after one week of the new television season, with hopes that it won't all come crashin...

More Bad News For David Gregory

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.28.2013 | Media

The ratings challenges facing NBC News were thrown sharply into focus on Friday, as the network received two pieces of bad news about their viewing fi...

How 'The Critic' Predicted The Future

Posted 04.08.2013 | TV

Well, this is pretty impressive: "The Critic" predicted NBC's ratings woes back in 1994. In Season 1, Episode 9, titled "LA Jay" (which originally ...

'Smash' Bombs On Saturday

Posted 04.07.2013 | TV

"Smash" bombed in the ratings in its first Saturday outing. NBC's musical drama was shipped off to Saturday nights to finish Season 2 after strugg...

Hey, People Are Watching NBC Again

Posted 03.27.2013 | TV

Viewers have found NBC's programming -- like "Go On," whose ratings were way up -- again thanks to "The Voice." "The Voice" was down compared to it...

The Peacock Is Back, Baby!

Posted 03.26.2013 | TV

"The Voice" returned with strong ratings, boosting NBC to a win. Preliminary "Voice" ratings have the series pulling in a 4.7 rating in the 18-49 d...

Can NBC Be Saved?

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 05.20.2013 | TV

NEW YORK — Can "Hannibal" and "Revolution" signal spring for NBC? What a bleak winter it's been for broadcast networks and their new scripted s...

NBC's Lowest Prime-Time Viewership Ever

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 03.12.2013 | TV

NEW YORK -- At the show's inception in the mid-1970s, the cast of NBC's "Saturday Night Live" was known as the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players." Tha...

Why 'The Office' Technically Should've Been Canceled Years Ago

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 04.27.2013 | TV

NEW YORK — Every Tuesday, the Nielsen company publishes a popularity ranking of broadcast television programs that has served as the industry's ...

NBC's Sweeps Disaster

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 02.22.2013 | TV

More bad news for NBC: The one-time No. 1 network has fallen to fifth place in the Nielsen TV ratings during the important February sweeps period, acc...

The Lessons Television Is Teaching Us In 2013

Ed Martin | Posted 04.22.2013 | TV
Ed Martin

The first few weeks of 2013 are proving to be highly educational as far as broadcast television is concerned. One can't help but learn something about the medium with each passing day.

It Gets Worse For 'Community'

Posted 02.15.2013 | TV

"Community" ratings took a sharp drop during its second week of Season 4. Preliminary numbers for "Paranormal Parentage" had the NBC comedy pullin...

So Much For That Comeback

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 04.14.2013 | TV

NEW YORK — NBC, after being heartened by some long-sought success this past fall, has fallen into a deep midwinter freeze. The network has badl...

NBC's Peacock Gets Plucked

Stu Kreisman | Posted 04.12.2013 | Media
Stu Kreisman

I used to be proud to work for NBC. The peacock network stood for quality. Now it's just a joke.

'Smash' Bombs In Its Second Go 'Round

Posted 02.22.2013 | TV

The "Smash" ratings are in ... and it could be lights out for the Broadway musical drama. The second season of "Smash" premiered to very low number...

Classic Christmas Movie Lends A Hand To NBC

www.hollywoodreporter.com | Posted 12.25.2012 | TV

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How 'The Voice' Helped NBC Get Its Groove Back

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 10.29.2012 | TV

NEW YORK -- During NBC's slow slide to near-irrelevancy in prime time over the past decade, a succession of entertainment executives sat in boardrooms...

Leno Agrees To Huge Pay Decrease As NBC Downsizing Continues

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 09.10.2012 | Money

New details of NBC's "The Tonight Show" budget cuts from August reveal that late-night host Jay Leno agreed to a 50 percent pay cut, single-handedly s...

NBC 'Nightly News' Draws Record Ratings

Posted 08.07.2012 | Media

NBC's "Nightly News" delivered ratings gold last week. The network's evening broadcast has been covering the 2012 Olympic games and reported record...

Ann Curry Returns To 'Today'

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 07.20.2012 | Media

Ann Curry returned to NBC's air and on Friday, reporting live from Aurora, Colorado in her first appearance since she left "Today." Curry spoke to ...