One of the most reliable truths about TV ratings in the past few years is that the biggest scripted shows in the overnight ratings tend to be among the top performers in Nielsen’s Live +7 ratings as well.
That’s still true — among the biggest gainers in the initial set of Live +7 numbers for 2013-14 are “The Blacklist,” “The Big Bang Theory”
Warner Bros. and Legendary
For a while there it looked like “Pacific Rim,” which Warner Bros. and Legendary were sincerely hoping would kick-start a giant new franchise, would be a one-and-done phenomenon. However, as the Guillermo del Toro sci-fi epic struggles to connect with audiences at home, a blockbuster Chinese showing could mean a “Pacific Rim 2″ after all.
According to Deadline, “Pacific Rim” opened in China… Continue reading 'Pacific Rim' Sequel a Possibility Again Thanks to Huge Chinese Opening
Fans of HBO’s buzzy comedy “Girls” were shocked early April when news broke that Christopher Abbott was departing the series, after two season spent playing Charlie. While a majority of the cast, including creator and star Lena Dunham, remained relatively quiet about the shocker, Allison Williams has finally opened up about it.
Williams, who stars as Marnie, tells TVLine that Abbott’s sudden departure had a… Continue reading 'Girls' Season 3: Allison Williams says Christopher Abbott's exit had 'huge effect' on show
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The third season of Discovery’s smash series Gold Rush, which has been averaging 4.85 million viewers (P2+) and winning the cable race on Fridays, wrapped up tonight with a live two-hour finale that may or may not have set a record for use of the word “smelting.” Discovery has confirmed to EW that the show will definitely be back… Continue reading ‘Gold Rush’ executive producer Christo Doyle on huge changes ahead in Season 4 — EXCLUSIVE