The ratings for NBC's Tonight Show this summer have been nothing to laugh about.
As part of a downward trend across all of late-night TV, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno has hit a record low among the desirable adults-18-to-49 demographic, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Since the end of the standing broadcast season in May, Leno is averaging 3.8 million viewers a night. Even though that's a 12 percent boost in viewers from Conan O'Brien's Tonight a year ago, it's down 23 percent in the demo.
Leno is, however, beating The Late Show with David Letterman by 22 percent in both measures...
In a ceremony that crowned a number of fresh faces, the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards scored its biggest audience in four years.
Sunday's telecast, which aired live on NBC, attracted more than 13.5 million viewers according to fast national estimates from Nielsen. That's up slightly from last year's CBS broadcast in total viewers (13.47 million), but also down slightly in
Showtime's new comedy The Big C delivered the cable channel's most-watched series premiere in eight years.
The half-hour series, starring Laura Linney as a woman with terminal cancer, drew 1.15 million viewers Monday at 10:30/9:30c, according to the network. Counting the viewership for an 11:30/10:30c. repeat, the episode drew...
Here's the Situation: A record-setting 5.3 million viewers tuned in to the Season 2 premiere of MTV's Jersey Shore.
That's up a staggering 280 percent over December's series opener, according to the network.
Viewers welcomed Don Draper back as Mad Men snagged series-high ratings for its fourth season premiere on Sunday.
More than 2.9 million viewers tuned in to see the new Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce, as well as newly single Draper, according to a network rep.
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The fourth season premiere was up...
Rizzoli & Isles
The premiere of Rizzoli & Isles attracted 7.6 million viewers, making it the second-biggest cable TV series debut ever.
Monday night's launch of the TNT crime drama finished slightly behind the 2008 unveiling of Raising the Bar — and it managed to...
World Cup Soccer 2010
The World Cup championship match will fail to meet soccer officials' hopes of being the most-watched event ever.
Spain wins World Cup
Sunday's 2010 FIFA World Cup championship attracted 700 million viewers worldwide, according to FIFA's estimates — falling well short of the 1 billion who tuned in for parts of the Beijing Olympics opening ceremonies.
Spain's 1-0 victory over the Netherlands managed to become...