When it comes to ratings and putting today’s television landscape in context, I always call on the Programming Insider himself, Marc Berman. The New York native has been a friend and colleague since he began attending the Television Critics Association’s semi-annual network press tours in 1999. Back then, Marc was reporting for Mediaweek; before that,
Court is be back in session with the return of the original Law & Order. The series upon which executive producer Dick Wolf built an empire is back after a 20 year run (1990-2010) and then being “paused” for over a decade. In Canada, it joins the Citytv schedule on Thursday nights, throwing City to the
A tight, exciting game capping one of the best NFL playoffs runs ever helped Super Bowl LVI reverse the downward ratings trend in recent years of TV’s biggest draws. In Canada, the 2022 Super Bowl, won in the dying minutes by the Los Angeles Rams over the Cincinnati Bengals, attracted an average audience of 8.1
Because its annoying and sometimes messy to have to look down from your bowl of chili to watch them on TV during the game, here is a link to some of tonight’s most-talked about Super Bowl ads on-line. With NBC selling commercial time for upwards of seven million dollars per spot, the new ads feature
Court will be back in session when Law & Order returns Feb. 24 on NBC. The series upon which executive producer Dick Wolf built an empire is returning after a 20 year run and then being “paused” since 2010. NBC ended their Television Critics Association virtual press session Friday with a Law & Order panel.
Jimmy Kimmel asked his audience this question Tuesday night: Are you watching the Olympic Winter Games from Beijing? In the studio audience there were crickets. “The U.S.– we’ve won no gold medals so far,” he told his audience. “Canada has one. So worst comes to worst, we just go up there and take theirs.” By
Six months after the end of the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games, the Beijing Winter Games officially kicked off Friday. Watching the opening ceremonies on both CBC and NBC, the North American broadcasters seemed intent on medaling in diplomacy. An overdressed Andi Petrillo in a Toronto studio began Friday at 6:30 am ET by welcoming Scott
Ellen DeGeneres has seen a lot in 19 seasons of her daytime talk show. What happens on this afternoon’s show, however, blew her away. A seven-year-old from Lakefield, Ont., moved the entertainer to tears with a pep talk that clearly came at the right time. DeGeneres’ staff happened upon a viral video of the tyke,