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Westworld scored HBO's biggest premiere ratings in nearly three years
Oct 4, 2016

The premiere of HBO’s Westworld arrived this past Sunday with a mountain of buzz, and though it didn’t put up Game of Thrones numbers, it was still a solid performer for the pay cable network.

Ghost Rider's debut gives Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. massive DVR ratings bump
Sep 26, 2016

Ahead of the season premiere, ABC had been pushing the small-screen debut of Ghost Rider in the new season of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Turns out, it worked.

As network ratings crash and burn, can sci-fi TV be saved?
Jul 1, 2014

In case you haven’t been keeping up the past few years, network TV ratings pretty much suck these days. So what’s the problem, and how do we solve it?

Orphan Black's S2 premiere absolutely shatters DVR viewing records
Apr 25, 2014

The season-two premiere of Orphan Black didn’t bring in stellar numbers, but it looks like that’s because everyone just waited to watch it on DVR.

The Walking Dead shatters ratings records AGAIN with its S4 premiere
Oct 14, 2013

After breaking ratings records with its past few premieres, you had to wonder if The Walking Dead could keep one-upping itself. Apparently, the answer is yes.

True Blood returns strong, Teen Wolf dips + 27 other genre shows
Dec 17, 2012

Our TV schedule is finally starting to pick up again. This week three new summer shows kicked off: True Blood, Tron: Uprising and Saving Hope. Meanwhile Teen Wolf took a dive in its second week, and Eureka and Lost Girl both got boosts.

Touch still struggles, Thrones stays strong and 22 more genre shows
Dec 17, 2012

The midseason shows are out in force, and some are handling their schedules better than others. Alcatraz ended last week on a very low note, and now it's Touch's turn to hemorrhage viewers on Fox. Over on NBC, Awake is engaged in a similar struggle. But there's at least one show with no worries: Game of Thrones.

Thrones dominates, Being Human gets a bump + 22 other genre shows
Dec 17, 2012

Two more shows closed out their seasons this week, and both Being Human and Lost Girl managed to close out their season with a numbers boost. On HBO, Game of Thrones continued to dominate, and on Thursday night Touch got a viewership spike while Awake kept struggling to find more viewers.

Sanctuary gets a spike, Chuck takes a hit and 13 other genre shows
Dec 16, 2012

We're in that odd time between the midseason finales and the return of a full TV schedule, but there are at least a couple of shows that didn't let up even in the midst of a holiday season. Chuck lost a few viewers this week as it marches toward its series finale, while Sanctuary picked up a small but significant numbers spike as it closed out its fourth season.

Walking Dead kills, Clone Wars ends strong and 21 other genre shows
Dec 16, 2012

We had a lot of shows to track this week, but the one everybody seemed to be watching was The Walking Dead. With its second season finale, the show once again entered the ratings record books, thoroughly dominating Sunday night.

The Walking Dead's zombies just killed a TV ratings record
Dec 15, 2012

It seems like die-hard fans weren't the only ones who tuned into the second season premiere of AMC's horror favorite: Enough people strapped in to make it the highest rated cable premiere in almost a decade.

Numbers are in: Doctor Who premiere most recorded U.K. show ever!
Dec 14, 2012

Doctor Who's still got it! Whoever doubted him and his appeal can eat crow. When the series returned to television last month, several papers and tabloids made noise about its comparatively low ratings in the UK. Well guess what? People didn't tune out, they just tuned in... later.

Warehouse 13 ratings set another Syfy record
Dec 14, 2012

The August 11th telecast of Warehouse 13 set a Syfy ratings record, with a viewership of 4.4 million.