Latest 2006–07 United States network television schedule Stories

2008-09-23 03:00:16

By Stark, Eric It's time. Finally. The new television season starts this week and, believe me, I'm ready. I've had enough of the reruns, summer replacements and reality shows. Both Fox and ABC networks are in good situations this fall. Neither has a lot of new shows, and that's not a bad thing. It means either last year's shows were successful, or the networks are giving programs time to build an audience. It's all too common for networks to give up on shows too fast. "The thing about...

2008-08-06 18:00:20

By Zap2It, Chicago Aug. 6--Fast National ratings for Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008 NBC's summer flagship finally made it past the audition stage Tuesday, and the assembled "Talent" carried the network to a ratings win. The Peacock's 6.4 rating/11 share easily won the night over CBS' 4.7/8. ABC took third with a 3.3/6, just ahead of FOX, 3.2/6. The CW pulled down a 0.7/1. NBC also led among adults 18-49 with a 2.8 rating. ABC grabbed second in the demographic with a 2.1. CBS and FOX tied...

2006-09-01 02:07:08

By Andrew Wallenstein LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - NBC's Wednesday comedies are on the move again. The network is flipping the pairing of "Twenty Good Years" and "30 Rock," switching the latter to 8 p.m. and putting "Good" at 8:30 p.m. "The Biggest Loser" remains at 9 p.m. "We ultimately felt that this change creates better audience flow throughout the night, with 'Twenty Good Years' a more compatible lead-in to 'The Biggest Loser' at 9 p.m.," said Kevin Reilly, president of...

2005-12-26 20:50:35

By Cynthia Littleton LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - NBC got some early holiday cheer last week as the game show "Deal or No Deal" wrapped its five-night run with double-digit ratings improvements in the crucial 8 p.m. hour, where the network has lagged the most so far this season. "Deal" finished out its run Friday with an average of 11.7 million viewers and a 3.7 rating/13 share in the adults 18-49 demographic, according to preliminary estimates from Nielsen Media Research....

2005-10-31 01:39:09

By Andrew Wallenstein LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - With the summer hit "Dancing With the Stars" now set to cut in on Thursday nights starting in January, some of ABC's competitors are considering some fancy footwork of their own. Fox is weighing a shift of television's top-rated series, "American Idol," to Thursday to grab a greater share of the massive amounts of movie marketing dollars studios lavish on the night. NBC may follow suit with a bold move of "My Name Is Earl,"...

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