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Really Global? You cancel a show when its ratings are higher than ever? Private Eyes‘ second-last telecast was the third most-watched show in English Canada the week of August 16-22 according to Tuesdays Top-30 release from data service Numeris. Total ratings for the series finale, which aired last Thursday, will be released next week. A

There’s been a lot of discussion about the fallout from executive producer Mike Richards’ abortive attempt to become the next host of Jeopardy! Was he ditched because of insider-y optics that suggested the fix was in? Or was he cancelled after insensitive comments from the past that came back to haunt him? Either way, data

Talk about Double Jeopardy! I have to agree with my friend Bill Carter, the former New York Times TV critic, who tweeted that this week’s Jeopardy hosting announcement from Sony Pictures Television was “A guidebook for how to mess up succeeding a legend.” It wasn’t that, on Wednesday, Mayim Bialik and Mike Richards were officially

In TV ratings totals, the first week of CBC’s Summer Olympic Games coverage took the gold medal in Numeris’ weekly Top-30 program rankings. In terms of average minute audience date, CBC’s week-long, prime time average of close to 1.4 million viewers included repeats of several medal-winning highlights. Thay included Maggie Mac Neil (pictured above) and

Who is Mike Richards? A lot of Jeopardy! fans are asking that today after it was leaked by Variety that Richards, the 46-year-old executive producer of the long-running quiz show, is in final negotiations with Sony Pictures Television to succeed Alex Trebek as host of the series. Trebek died last November at 80 after soldiering