Television ratings

May 25, 2017 - 3:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story May 24 about Sean Hannity, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Seth Rich was a Democratic National Committee chairman. He was an employee. A corrected version of the story is below: Hannity says liberal fascists after sponsors; 1 is leaving Fox News' Sean...
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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2015, file photo, Bill O'Reilly of the Fox News Channel program "The O'Reilly Factor," poses for photos in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 23, 2017 - 3:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel has found itself somewhere it has rarely been the past decade — out of first place. The network's weekday prime-time lineup, long the king of cable news, finished behind MSNBC in viewers last week, the Nielsen company said. Among the 25-to-54-year-old audience that...
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FILE - In this July 24, 2006 file photo, Roger Ailes, chairman and chief executive officer of Fox News, listens as anchor Shepard Smith, seen on screens in front and behind him, as Smith talks to the audience via satellite from Israel, at the Summer Television Critics Association Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif. Fox News said on Thursday, May 18, 2017, that Ailes has died. He was 77. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
May 19, 2017 - 12:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — On the surface, the Fox News Channel Roger Ailes left behind would seem to be thriving. Profits are strong, and it has spent much of 2017 as the most-watched network in all of cable television, not just cable news. Instead, Fox feels at a crossroads. Ongoing lawsuits related to the...
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This image released by NBC shows Rachel Maddow, host of "The Rachel Maddow Show," on MSNBC. (MSNBC via AP)
May 16, 2017 - 5:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey the week's big story, MSNBC had one of its best ratings weeks in memory — perhaps an ominous sign for troubled Fox News Channel. MSNBC topped Fox among the 25-to-54-year-old age demographic for the first time since the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2015 file photo, Tim Allen, star of the ABC comedy series, "Last Man Standing," arrives at the 87th Academy Awards - 2015 Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscar Party in West Hollywood, Calif. Allen tweeted that he is “stunned and blindsided” on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, as ABC officially announced its 2017-18 line-up with “Last Man Standing” gone after six seasons. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
May 16, 2017 - 5:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Have viewers seen the last of "Last Man Standing" ? Not without a fight, at least to judge by the uproar over ABC's announcement that the Tim Allen sitcom won't be back in the fall. A warm family comedy about a man who stays addled by the females in his life while being buffeted by...
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May 16, 2017 - 4:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC had one of its best ratings weeks in memory with President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey dominating the news. It may be an ominous sign for troubled Fox News Channel. The Nielsen company said MSNBC topped Fox among the 25-to-54-year old demographic last...
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May 16, 2017 - 3:31 pm
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for May 8-14. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "NCIS," CBS, 13.39 million. 2. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 12.99 million. 3. "Bull," CBS, 11.04 million. 4. "The Big Bang Theory" (special), CBS, 10.16 million. 5. "60 Minutes,"...
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May 16, 2017 - 3:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Some say "beauty is as beauty does." On Sunday, "The Miss USA Pageant" with its bevy of beauties, didn't do it for Fox. It delivered a pretty low 3 million viewers, according to Nielsen. To make matters worse, that was a significant decline from last year, when Fox first aired it,...
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This image provided by Fox shows Seth MacFarlane, from left, Penny Johnson Jerald, Adrianne Palicki, Halston Sage and guest star Brian George in a scene from "The Orville". Fox said Monday, May 15, 2017, its schedule will include the new space adventure starring and produced by MacFarlane. The series is set 400 years ahead and follows the adventures of an exploratory spaceship. (Fox via AP)
May 15, 2017 - 10:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Fox network is calling on superpowers and Seth MacFarlane to boost ratings this fall. "The Orville," a new space adventure starring and produced by MacFarlane, is set 400 years in the future and follows the adventures of an exploratory spaceship. "This is Seth's passion project...
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This image provided by Fox shows Seth MacFarlane, from left, Penny Johnson Jerald, Adrianne Palicki, Halston Sage and guest star Brian George in a scene from "The Orville". Fox said Monday, May 15, 2017, its schedule will include the new space adventure starring and produced by MacFarlane. The series is set 400 years ahead and follows the adventures of an exploratory spaceship. (Fox via AP)
May 15, 2017 - 3:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Fox network is calling on superpowers and Seth MacFarlane to boost ratings this fall. "The Orville," a new space adventure starring and produced by MacFarlane, is set 400 years in the future and follows the adventures of an exploratory spaceship. "This is Seth's passion project...
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