Amid all the furor over the concept of “cord-cutting” and replacing traditional television with the Internet, studios and networks have quietly started offering early Internet release of shows online. Is this an attempt to get a jump on the world of tomorrow, or simply a sign of old television surrendering to new television?
Fox’s Terra Nova finally debuted last night – months after its originally-scheduled date – to somewhat disappointing ratings; the show was consistently beaten by whatever was on ABC and CBS at the time. Considering the high-profile nature of the series, and the high cost of each episode, is the show in trouble already?
Last night’s episode of The Walking Dead delivered series-high ratings for the AMC drama moving into next week’s season finale, “TS-19,” which seems destined to attract an even larger audience. To see the preview of that episode, just keep reading.
The news that Syfy’s Warehouse 13 mysteriously dropped in the ratings last week got me thinking about television ratings and the weirdness therein… Mainly, it got me wondering: are all television shows destined to lose viewers?
Television isn’t just about ratings anymore. Or, at least, that’s what the CW’s president Dawn Ostroff is telling journalists on the Television Critics Association press tour. But what has changed things enough for her to admit that?
Move over, Jon Stewart; Comedy Central has a new ratings winner, and it’s one that’s less dependent on cameos from Olivia Munn and John Hodgman… Well, so far: The little show that could, Futurama.
Deadline Hollywood has compiled a list of the most watched shows of the year – and they’re probably not what you’d expect.