Ratings: '30 Rock' and 'Rules' Finales Down; Fox Wins Night With 'Idol' 1 year ago
The season finales for NBC's "30 Rock" and CBS' "Rules of Engagement" took ratings hits Thursday night, while...
By Tim Kenneally
Networks looked at current season's hits and misses to decide what to do in the next one
Three sitcoms and split-reality drama struggled for viewers
"Community" remains stable, while "Awake" bounces back from series low
"Missing" and "Awake" hit series lows
"Awake," "Person of Interest," "The Mentalist" show the biggest declines of their runs; minor dips for "The Office" and "Parks and Recreation"
"American Idol" results show takes a dip, but still pushes Fox to a win for the night
Fox takes a narrow win in key demo, while CBS draws the largest audience
"Touch" drops off from last week's premiere; "Awake" hits series low
Fox and CBS tie for first overall in key demo, with CBS taking the lead in total viewers
NBC's split-reality drama "Awake" provides a solid boost over the network's season averages
Review: Despite tricky concept, dual-reality drama thrives on emotion, not storytelling gimmicks
"Harry Potter" star Jason Isaacs plays a detective whose life is split into two realities after a tragic car crash
Will also work with writers from "Friday Night Lights," "Awake," "Family Guy"
Long-awaited sci-fi-tinged drama joins Thursday night lineup
After a fall that spawned a few ratings successes but no cultural phenomena, midseason may offer some shows that get viewers talking, guessing, and obsessing
Now that network upfronts are done and schedules are set, we round up what looks to be the cream of the 2011-12 primetime crop
The Peacock does some strutting with advance glimpses of its upcoming programming
Get your first impression of six new dramas and six new comedies
Half of its new lineup will debut in mid-season, including "Smash," which will be paired with "The Voice"
NBC unveils bold slate of new dramas as "Parenthood," "Harry's Law" get renewals
All makers of loud, stupid action movies only wish their films delivered as much sheer sensation as this latest installment in the vroom-vroom saga