The "R" word sums up this pilot season, writes Marc Berman.
Before NBC breaks out the bottle of bubbly, the reality of these rating results is what could now be the least-watched Winter Olympics in broadcast history.
The Big Game's ratings were down 3 percent from last year.
Those declaring the death of broadcast must always contend with the 100+ million viewers that flock to their TV sets every Super Bowl.
Networks hope to ring in a new year with some hit series.
From broadcast to cable to streaming, there was plenty of bad content to go around this year.
Unlike the array of single-camera comedies on NBC over the years, "Will & Grace" makes us laugh at a tumultuous time in our country.
Three weeks in and there are no signs of Kelly fitting in amongst the coffee-klatch community.
Early signs indicate the broadcast networks are still the best venue to attract the most number of viewers.
Producer and director Ken Olin dishes about the show and working for a broadcast network.
No longer the domain of reruns, the summer offered viewers both diamonds and duds.
But there's more beneath the surface that no one wants to talk about.
At the Television Critics Association Press Tour, GLAAD brought together a panel of experts to discuss diversity on the small screen.
"Carpe diem" might be sage advice for living one's life, but TV executives might be wise to wait and stretch their advertising dollars.
Low quality, millennials, the decline of Peak TV and even the weather may be culpable for audiences tuning out.
The prognosis is mixed for the upcoming freshman class, but returning shows mostly look promising for advertisers.
Even as the contemporary sitcom premieres its fourth season, the cable network continues to attract an aging audience.
The FX drama ends its third season with lackluster ratings, but brands and critics remain in awe of the TV series.
However you phrase it, recent series cancellations by Netflix mean this cycle of broadcasting has reached its saturation point.
In the post-Bill O'Reilly era, the cable news network is under marketer scrutiny more than ever before. But some analysts believe it can bounce back.