Articles tagged tv schedules

8 Feb 2009 // 7:12 AM

How’s this for brilliant: The Nielsen ratings service moved the traditional February ratings period (or “sweep”) to March because of the digital TV transition ...

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Networks hope to recapture viewers with such favorites as ‘Idol,’ ‘24’ and ‘Lost’

This midseason is mainly about the returns. Will “American Idol” retain its ratings power? Has America missed Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland) after “24” didn’t air

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3 Sep 2008 // 2:40 AM

Changes in store for returning shows

Several freshman shows from last season are being remodeled and relaunched this fall, and some long-serving veterans are getting a tuneup as well. Here’s

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3 Sep 2008 // 2:32 AM

New shows coming to a small screen near you

Below is a night-by-night breakdown of new network shows and notable new cable programs for September. I haven’t seen every show on this list;

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26 Aug 2008 // 3:04 AM

Networks get jump on fall TV

With the Olympics finished, a lot of people will be feeling flush with free time. Or at least free TV time, and now is when

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - The Oasis at the Beverly Hilton is a large outdoor courtyard surrounded by sleek hotel towers. It’s decorated with a

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24 Jun 2008 // 3:26 AM

TV and summer: The light last longer

We’re still getting the summer lightweights this week as the networks trot out every feeble reality show short of someone repeatedly getting hit with

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To hear the broadcast networks tell it, there’s plenty on television this summer. And if we’re talking watching people fall off giant rubber

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29 May 2008 // 3:40 AM

Although the broadcast TV season just ended and the nets are about to fall into the giant hole they dig every year with lame reality

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19 May 2008 // 5:26 AM

We’re entering - technically - the last week of the broadcast TV season, and I say “technically” because ABC still has some action next

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19 May 2008 // 5:20 AM

The upfronts - the annual ritual when broadcast television networks present their fall lineups to advertisers - have a weeklong festival of Barnumesque bluster lubricated

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16 May 2008 // 3:40 AM

Not needing much new programming after beating the other networks senseless in the Nielsen ratings this season, and not having much to choose from anyway

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15 May 2008 // 3:56 AM

I have a pretty solid list here of which network shows got canceled and renewed as the nets announced their fall schedules this week, but

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CBS, for the past decade a network built around “CSI” and its gory crime-drama clones, Wednesday unveiled a fall schedule intended to make its viewers

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14 May 2008 // 4:35 AM

We’re midway through the TV networks announcing their new fall schedules, and so far, the biggest news involves a couple cartoons, a spinoff of “

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13 May 2008 // 3:44 AM

In spring, an advertiser’s fancy used to turn to gala, big-star entertainment and lots of cocktails and huge shrimp. But times are tough. Monday,

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This is a weird time in the TV world, which, I know, sounds fairly redundant. Still. In a normal year, we’d be hitting the

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4 Jan 2008 // 2:50 AM

New female-centric shows for ABC, NBC

Ever since “Sex and the City” left the air, television programmers have been trying - mainly in vain - to fill the fancy Manolo Blahniks

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Eat to Live: The 35th Anniversary of 'Pac-Man'

// Moving Pixels

"The story of Pac-Man is the story of America.

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