NEW YORK (AP) — Television’s champion for nearly a decade, Fox’s “American Idol,” now isn’t even the most popular competition show on the air. Both editions of “The Voice” on NBC and “Dancing With the Stars” on ABC had larger audiences than “Idol” last week.
NEW YORK (AP) — The deadly Boston Marathon bombings and the massive manhunt for two suspects helped television news, with Fox News Channel leading all cable networks in prime-time ratings for the first week since the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter has launched a service for people to find music they like and tweet songs from iTunes, Spotify and Rdio. Twitter said in a blog post that an app will be available for download from Apple’s online store Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Despite a busy week with the selection of a new pope, the ABC, CBS and NBC evening newscasts collectively had 11 percent fewer viewers than the week before — and a glance outside the window reveals the primary reason why.
NEW YORK (AP) — In the latest TV ratings, the Bible is hot and aspiring pop stars are not. History’s first installment of the miniseries “The Bible” was seen by 13.1 million people. Produced by husband-wife team Mark Burnett and Roma Downey, it will air in four more installments concluding March 31, Easter Sunday.
AVALON, Calif. (AP) — A pair of big, baby-making bald eagles has its own live-streaming reality series. The Pet Collective, FreemantleMedia’s YouTube channel, has a camera trained around-the-clock on the pair’s nest on a Santa Catalina Island cliff.
NEW YORK (AP) — Not everyone liked it, but 8.2 million people watched the finale to the third season of PBS’ “Downton Abbey.” Sunday’s last episode left many fans up in arms because of the surprise demise of a popular character, unnamed here.
NEW YORK (AP) — As it does nearly every year, the Super Bowl will almost certainly stand as the most-watched television event of 2013. This year, the Blackout Bowl wasn’t too far behind.
Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Thom Beers, CEO of FremantleMedia. He manages highly successful television programs including American Idol, The X Factor, and America’s Got Talent.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Five minutes into their season-opening news conference and the new team at “American Idol” were having their first disagreement — about their disagreements.
(AP) – “American Idol” winner Phillip Phillips will sing the national anthem before Game 1 of the World Series. The series between Detroit and San Francisco opens Wednesday night in San Francisco. Demi Lovato, Zooey […]
HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Top-selling rapper Nicki Minaj and Grammy-winning country singer Keith Urban will be judges on “American Idol,” while Randy Jackson will remain as judge when the Fox Broadcasting singing competition begins its 12th […]