Keith Urban, Nicki Minaj, Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey
It was just two weeks ago that Candice Glover was crowned the winner of American Idol's Season 12, but even before the announcement was made, the Idol powers that be were already looking ahead to Season 13 to figure out what could be done to salvage the ailing series.
Usher, Blake Shelton
Blake Shelton hosted an emotional Healing in the Heartland: Relief Benefit Concert Wednesday in Oklahoma City to benefit United Way's recovery efforts in tornado-ravaged Oklahoma.
Adam Levine is in hot water after he was heard saying, "I hate this country," on Tuesday's episode of The Voice.
Levine made the remark after Carson Daly revealed that America had voted to save country music singer Amber Carrington, one of Levine's contestants. The statement was caught on Levine's open mic, even though the camera was focused on fellow coach Blake Shelton. (You can hear it at the 1:14 mark in the video below.)
TV executives must have been happy to put a fork in the 2012-13 season. Ratings dropped across the board for broadcast networks due to fading reality franchises and the failure to launch any major new scripted hits. Cable also slumped, with audience levels flat compared with the previous season. And with the number of viewers who time-shift growing, the path to success is more treacherous than ever. Here are the shows that navigated the bumps — and the ones that became ratings road kill.
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The Bachelorette premiered to an all-time low Monday.
The two-hour opener drew 5.9 million viewers and a 1.9 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, down 27 percent from last year's premiere, which followed Dancing with the Stars and did not air on Memorial Day. A 20/20 special on the royal baby followed ...
Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert
Blake Shelton is once bringing attention to his home state, Oklahoma, to help raise money for the victims of the tornado that ripped through the state earlier this week.
Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and Matthew Perry
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12. Oh, Baby Award: Babies, babies, babies. That's pretty much the theme of the Chicago Fire season finale, in which Hermann becomes a dad after his wife and newborn baby endure life-threatening labor, and Shay finds out she's not pregnant, much to her dismay. Although Shay and Severide get to be godparents to Hermann's new bundle of...
Derek Hough, Kellie Pickler
The good news for Dancing with the Stars? The Season 16 finale surged week-to-week. The bad news? It still hit a new finale low.
The two-hour results show — the series' last for now — drew 15 million viewers and a 2.6 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, up 44 percent from ...
Adam Levine, Shakira, Usher, Blake Shelton
NBC will replace a recap episode of The Voice's top 10 performances Tuesday night with a live special on the Oklahoma tornado, which killed at least 24 people Monday. The special, hosted by Brian Williams, will air on NBC, MSNBC and The Weather Channel at 8/7c.
The Voice topped Monday, but fell to a season low for a performance show.
The two-hour episode drew 10.6 million viewers and a 3.4 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, down 11 percent from last week. Revolution (5.8 million, 1.9) was flat.
Dancing with the Stars' finale performance show (14.7 million, 2.5) grew ...