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Amy Poehler Puts People Who Don’t Have a Nielsen Box in Their Place

"Sometimes I have to go to fancy parties like this. And if there’s just anything you can take away from today’s event, it’s that being an actor is very, very hard. [Someone in the crowd claps.] Thank you. Thank you, sir. You understand. I [...]

By Megh Wright

ABC Is Keeping Jimmy Kimmel Around for at Least Two More Years

The New York Times reports that ABC has given late night host Jimmy Kimmel a two-year contract extension, keeping him on the network through January 2017. This move shows that ABC has faith in Kimmel to go head-to-head with some stiff [...]

By Megh Wright

‘The Simpsons’ Hits All-Time Ratings Low

Last night's episode of The Simpsons didn't do so well in the ratings. According to EW, the episode was the show's lowest-rated ever for a regular episode on a Sunday night and it received only 3.4 million viewers and a 1.5 rating from adults [...]

By Bradford Evans

Mike Schur on Overnight TV Ratings

"First of all, those overnight ratings are very silly, and we all need to stop reporting them and caring about them ... Obviously, what matters is how networks can make money from ratings, but this is the system we have invented, where you can [...]

By Bradford Evans

Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Tonight Show’ Is Still Killing It in the Ratings

According to Variety, while Fallon was expected to do well as new host of The Tonight Show, just how well he's been doing has risen far above previous expectations. Last week's late night Nielsen ratings have come in, and The Tonight Show raked [...]

By Megh Wright