Fox Networks Group Chairman Peter Rice Talks More 24, Canceling HIEROGLYPH, Shortening GLEE’s Final Season Order, Tina Fey’s CABOT COLLEGE, and More

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While at the Fox portion of the TCA Press Tour, Fox Networks Group Chairman and CEO Peter Rice took some time to talk about new and returning programming.  During the interview, he spoke about the chances of 24 returning for another season, whether the upcoming Season 10 could be the last season for Bones, why they decided to go ahead with Mulaney, even though it wasn’t ready, the status of Tina Fey’s Cabot College, why they were drawn to Red Band Society, what happened with Hieroglyph, and why they chose to cut the episode number for Glee.  Check out what he had to say after the jump.

Tuesday TV Ratings: AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. Finale Holds Steady; GLEE Finale Falls to Series Low

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TV ratings are in for Tuesday, May 13th, including a number of season finales.  Briefly:

  • Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. closed out its uneven freshman season with a 1.9 rating in the 18-49 demo and scored 5.23 million viewers, which matches last week’s performance.  ABC has already renewed the show for a second season, so Agent Coulson and Co. will return this fall.  Read Evan’s recap of the episode here.
  • On the flipside, Fox’s Glee closed out its fifth season with a series low 0.6 rating and a mere 1.92 million viewers, dropping 25% from last week’s numbers.  Though Fox has already ordered a sixth and final season, don’t be surprised if the episode count for next year is lower than normal.

Hit the jump for the full ratings report for Tuesday, including Person of Interest, Supernatural, About a Boy, and more.

Fox Chairman of Entertainment Kevin Reilly Talks GOTHAM Season 1, the End of GLEE, Waiting to Announce the Midseason Schedule, and More

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The Upfronts have officially kicked off, with the TV networks announcing their news and returning shows, what’s been canceled, and how their programming schedule will take shape for the season.  After announcing Fox’s 2014-2015 programming schedule, Kevin Reilly, Chairman of Entertainment at Fox Broadcasting Company, held a conference call to discuss their line-up and answer questions.

During the interview, Reilly talked about waiting to announce their mid-season schedule until they see how things shake out a bit, their desire to do year-round programming, how they’re determining episode orders for each show, their expectations for Gotham season 1, why they think it’s the perfect fit for the network, and why 16 episodes were ordered for its first season, figuring out the best way to end Glee, and why they’ll stay in the animation business.  Check out what he had to say after the jump.

Tuesday TV Ratings: NEW GIRL Rises with Season Finale; AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. Drops

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TV ratings for Tuesday, May 6th are in.  Here’s a brief look at the highlights:

  • The odd third season of Fox’s New Girl came to a close last night with a 1.2 rating in the 18-49 demo and 2.39 million viewers, which is up a tenth over last week’s episode.  Elsewhere on the network, Glee dropped one tenth to a series low 0.8 rating and scored 2.16 million viewers, while The Mindy Project rose two tenths to a 1.3 rating and 2.45 million viewers.
  • ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. was down three tenths versus last week, hitting a 1.8 rating in the demo and notching 5.08 million viewers.  Read Evan’s recap here.

Hit the jump for the rest of the ratings for Tuesday, including Person of Interest, The Goldbergs, About a Boy, Supernatural, and more.

Tuesday TV Ratings: AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. Holds Steady; SUPERNATURAL Ticks Up

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TV ratings for Tuesday, April 29th are in.  Here’s a brief look at the highlights:

  • Last night’s installment of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on ABC was even with last week’s 1.9 rating in the 18-49 demo and scored 5.45 million viewers.  Read Evan’s recap here.
  • The latest episode of the CW’s Supernatural, which served as a backdoor pliot for the potential spinoff Bloodlines, ticked up 11% to a 1.0 rating and garnered 2.13 million viewers.

Hit the jump for the rest of the ratings report, including New Girl, Person of Interest, About a Boy, Glee, Chicago Fire, and more.

Tuesday TV Ratings: AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. Drops; SUPERNATURAL Rises

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TV ratings for Tuesday, April 22nd are in.  Briefly:

  • ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. suffered another drop, falling three tenths to a 1.8 rating in the 18-49 demo and scoring 5.69 million viewers, which ties its series low rating.  Read Evan’s recap here.
  • Over on NBC, About a Boy ticked up a tenth to a 1.9 rating and scored 7.16 million viewers, while Growing Up Fisher matched last week’s 1.5 rating and hit 5.98 million viewers.
  • Fox’s Glee dipped a tenth to a 0.9 rating and garnered 2.49 million viewers, while The Mindy Project was even with last week’s 1.0 rating and brought in 2.14 million viewers.
  • At The CW, The Originals dropped a tenth to a series low 0.6 rating and 1.42 million viewers, and Supernatural rose two tenths to a 0.7 rating and notched 2.17 million viewers.

Tuesday TV Ratings: AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. Ticks Up; NEW GIRL Returns to Series Low

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Tuesday evening’s TV ratings are in.  Here’s a brief look at the highlights:

  • ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. saw a ratings uptick of 5% from last week’s 1.9, scoring a 2.0 rating in the 18-49 demo and bringing in 5.07 million viewers.  Read Evan’s recap here.
  • Over on Fox, New Girl returned from a brief hiatus to a series low 1.1 rating and notched 2.2 million viewers.  The show has lost quite a bit of steam since its debut, but Fox has already ordered a fourth season.
  • On the flipside, NBC’s new series About a Boy saw a rise of 12% from last week’s series low 1.7 rating to a 1.9 rating in the demo and 7.23 million viewers.

Hit the jump to read the rest of the ratings report for Tuesday, April 15th, including Glee, Person of Interest, The Mindy Project, Supernatural, and more.

Tuesday TV Ratings: AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. Falls to Low Despite CAPTAIN AMERICA Tie-In; THE GOLDBERGS Dips to Series Low

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Tuesday evening’s TV ratings are in.  Here’s a brief look at the highlights:

  • Despite game-changing events that tied into Captain America: The Winter Soldier, last night’s episode of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. fell three tenths to a new series low 1.7 rating in the 18-49 demo and scored 4.91 million viewers.  Read Evan’s recap here.
  • Elsewhere on ABC, The Goldbergs dipped a tenth to a series low 1.4 rating and 4.3 million viewers, while new comedy Trophy Wife dropped two tenths to a 0.8 rating and scored 2.55 million viewers.

Hit the jump for the rest of the TV ratings report for Tuesday, April 8th, including The Mindy Project, About a Boy, and more.

Tuesday TV Ratings: AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. Falls to Series Low; THE MINDY PROJECT and GLEE Plummet

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TV ratings for Tuesday, April 1st are in.  Here’s a brief look at the highlights:

  • Despite a (very minor) Captain America: The First Avenger tie-in, the return of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on ABC fell 14% to a 1.8 rating in the 18-49 demo and scored 5.39 million viewers, tying its series low.  Read Evan’s recap here.
  • Also way down was Fox’s Tuesday offerings.  The Mindy Project returned from an extended hiatus to a 1.0 rating for back-to-back episodes and scored 1.93 and 1.94 million viewers, respectively.  That’s down 33% from a 1.5 rating for its last original episode.  Glee, meanwhile, tied its series low with a paltry 0.9 rating and 2.61 million viewers, dropping 18% from last week’s episode.  That said, both shows have already been renewed.

Hit the jump for the rest of the ratings report, including Person of Interest, The Goldbergs, About a Boy, and more.

Tuesday TV Ratings: BROOKLYN NINE-NINE Finale Ticks Up; NEW GIRL Drops to Series Low

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TV ratings for Tuesday, March 25th are in.  Here’s a brief rundown:

  • The season finale of Fox’s swell comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine (it’s already been renewed for season two) rose two tenths to a 1.3 rating in the 18-49 demo and scored 2.59 million viewers.  New Girl, however, dropped a tenth to a new series low 1.2 rating and 2.48 million viewers.  Glee was even with last week’s 1.1 rating and scored 2.72 million viewers.
  • NBC’s About a Boy dipped one tenth to a 2.0 rating and 7.8 million viewers, while Growing Up Fisher was down one tenth to a 1.7 rating and 6.44 million viewers.
  • Over on CBS, NCIS ticked up a tenth to a 2.5 rating and 17.28 million viewers, NCIS: Los Angeles was also up a tenth to a 2.4 rating and 15.48 million viewers, and Person of Interest rose three tenths to a 2.0 rating and 12.25 million viewers.
  • ABC’s Mind Games dipped one tenth to a 0.6 rating and 1.9 million viewers, and The CW’s Supernatural was even with last week’s 0.9 rating and scored 2.11 million viewers.

Tuesday TV Ratings: GLEE and ABOUT A BOY Rise; BROOKLYN NINE-NINE Drops to Series Low

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Tuesday evening’s TV ratings are in.  Here’s a brief look at the highlights:

  • NBC’s new comedy About a Boy saw a rise of 10% from last week’s numbers to a 2.2 rating in the 18-49 demo and 7.95 million viewers, no doubt benefiting from The Voice as a lead-in.
  • Also up was Fox’s Glee, which aired its 100th episode celebration to a 1.1 rating and 2.84 million viewers.  That’s up 22% from last week’s series low, but still a far cry from the show’s numbers a few years ago.
  • The Fox comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine, however, dropped 8% to a series low 1.1 rating and scored 2.50 million viewers.  Its lead-in, New Girl, was a repeat, but both shows have already been renewed to return in the fall.

Hit the jump for the rest of the ratings report for Tuesday, March 18th, including The Goldbergs, Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe, Trophy Wife, Person of Interest, and more.

Tuesday TV Ratings: MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. Ticks Up; Fox Comedies Fall to Series Lows

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TV ratings for Tuesday, March 11th, are in.  Here’s a brief rundown:

  • ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. finally saw a rise in viewership, ticking up two tenths from last week to a 2.0 rating in the 18-49 demo and scoring 5.79 million viewers.  Read Evan’s recap here.
  • Elsewhere on the network, The Goldbergs was even with last week’s 1.5 rating and scored 4.34 million viewers and Trophy Wife ticked up a tenth to a 0.9 rating and 292 million viewers.

Hit the jump for the rest of the ratings for Tuesday, March 11th, including Brooklyn Nine-Nine, New Girl, About a Boy, and more.

Fox Grants Early Renewals to BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, THE MINDY PROJECT, NEW GIRL, and THE FOLLOWING

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Fox is off to an early start in the renewal game. Here’s a quick look at the comedies that will be returning for another year:

  • Freshman comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine, starring Andy Samberg, Joe Lo Truglio, Stephanie Beatriz, Chelsea Peretti, Melissa Fumero, Terry Crews and Andre Braugher, will return for a second season.
  • The Mindy Project, starring Mindy Kaling, Chris Messina, Ed Weeks, Ike Barinholtz, Zoe Jarman, and Beth Grant, has been renewed for a third season.
  • New Girl, starring Zooey Deschanel, Max Greenfield, Jake Johnson, Lamorne Morris, and Hannah Simone, will return for a fourth season.
  • As part of its two-year pickup, Glee will enjoy its final season run next year, with Lea Michele and Jane Lynch starring.

Hit the jump for some drama renewal news.

Tuesday TV Ratings: AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. Returns to Series Low; PERSON OF INTEREST and GLEE Down

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Tuesday evening’s TV ratings are in.  Here’s a brief look at the highlights:

  • ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. returned to a series low 1.7 rating in the 18-49 demo, scoring 5.11 million viewers.  That’s down 23% from the 2.2 rating from its most recent episode, marking another sharp drop in viewership.  Read Evan’s recap of the episode here.
  • Over on CBS, Person of Interest also scored a series low 1.7 rating and garnered 10.59 million viewers for a drop of 6% from last week’s 1.8 rating.
  • Fox’s Glee continues to be a shadow of its former self, as last night’s episode hit a 1.0 rating and pulled in 2.6 million viewers for a drop of 17% from last week’s 1.2 rating.

Hit the jump for the rest of the ratings for Tuesday, March 4th, including New Girl, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Supernatural, The Goldbergs, and more.

Tuesday TV Ratings: BROOKLYN NINE-NINE and NEW GIRL Tick Up; PERSON OF INTEREST Falls to Series Low

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Tuesday evening’s TV ratings are in.  Here’s a brief rundown:

  • Both of Fox’s Tuesday comedies were up (with great episodes to boot), as New Girl rose one tenth to a 1.4 rating in the 18-49 demo and scored 2.85 million viewers while Brooklyn Nine-Nine ticked up a tenth to a 1.3 rating and garnered 2.63 million viewers.  Additionally, Glee rose one tenth to a 1.2 rating and brought in 2.92 million viewers
  • Over on CBS, NCIS dropped half a ratings point to a season low 2.6 rating and scored 16.89 million viewers, NCIS: Los Angeles dropped six tenths to a series low-tying 2.2 rating and 13.1 million viewers, and the procedural Person of Interest dropped four tenths from its last original episode to a new series-low 1.7 rating and notched 10.78 million viewers.
  • NBC’s Chicago Fire matched its last episode’s 1.8 rating and scored 7.1 million viewers.
  • The CW’s The Originals dropped a tenth to a 0.8 rating and 1.88 million viewers, and Supernatural rose one tenth to a 1.1 rating and 2.44 million viewers.
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