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Queen Latifah on Partnership With Lenovo, Working With CoverGirl Again and ‘The Equalizer’s’ New Season: “These Things Are Not Mutually Exclusive”

This year, Queen Latifah, the multi-faceted Grammy and Emmy Award-winning entertainer, is the face and partner for Lenovo’s Evolve Small initiative. Designed to promote and support small businesses, the program provides financial aid, technological resources and business mentorship to select small businesses. “Being able to move the needle forward for small businesses [is what] it’s […]

‘The Equalizer’ Nabs Two-Season Renewal at CBS

CBS is plotting a longer-term future for The Equalizer. The network has renewed the drama starring Queen Latifah for two more seasons, which will take The Equalizer through its fourth year in 2023-24. “The Equalizer continues to pack a powerful punch on Sunday nights, and we’re thrilled to have it back for two more seasons,” […]

‘The Equalizer’ Reveals Fate of Chris Noth’s Character Following Sexual Assault Allegations

[Warning: This story contains spoilers from Sunday night’s episode of The Equalizer.] Chris Noth hasn’t appeared in The Equalizer in several weeks, but the fate of his character was finally revealed on Sunday night’s episode of the CBS drama. The actor was fired from the show after a Hollywood Reporter story detailed allegations of sexual assault against […]

Queen Latifah Responds to Chris Noth’s Firing From ‘The Equalizer’

Queen Latifah is weighing in after The Equalizer co-star Chris Noth exited the show amid assault allegations against him. During a recent interview with People (the TV Show!), Latifah called it “still surreal” that Noth, formerly a series regular, will no longer appear on the CBS procedural. The network announced its decision to drop him […]

Chris Noth Out of CBS’ ‘The Equalizer’

Chris Noth is out of CBS’ drama The Equalizer as the actor faces allegations of sexual assault. “Chris Noth will no longer film additional episodes of The Equalizer, effective immediately,” CBS and Universal Television, which produces the series, said in a statement Monday. He will appear in one more episode of the show that has […]

TV Ratings: ‘SNL’ Rises With Kim Kardashian West as Host

Host Kim Kardashian West helped Saturday Night Live improve its ratings for the second episode of the season. The NFL ruled the weekend, per usual, and CBS’ Sunday dramas, led by The Equalizer, posted solid returns for their season premieres. SNL drew 5.27 million viewers and a 1.04 rating among adults 18-49 on Saturday, up […]

This Week in TV: ‘The Equalizer,’ ‘Chucky,’ ‘One of Us Is Lying’

A second wave of broadcast premieres hits in the coming week as CBS rolls out a couple more nights of its regular fall schedule and The CW joins the fray. The period between Oct. 7 and 13 also brings the start of baseball’s division series, a series revival of a beloved horror franchise and a […]

2020-21 TV Ratings: Overachievers, Bottom Feeders and the Most Average Shows

The broadcast networks didn’t have a very good year in 2020-21, and that’s reflected in the rankings for individual shows as well. Within that context, however, a handful of series managed to overachieve relative to the rest of the pack. Bad news first: In Nielsen’s final three-day ratings for the traditional TV season (Sept. 21, […]

First-Year Series Report Card: ‘Equalizer,’ ‘Big Sky,’ Organized Crime’ Shine in Rough Season

The nearly three dozen series that debuted on the broadcast networks in 2020-21 faced challenges unlike any other first-year class in recent memory. Added to the years-long downward trend in ratings for broadcast networks, the crop of series entered a TV landscape in which two major media companies had launched streaming services (WarnerMedia’s HBO Max […]

CBS Declares Early Ratings Victory for 2020-21 Season

The network will claim the title of most watched for the 13th consecutive season, aided greatly by the Super Bowl, 'The Equalizer' and Oprah.

‘The Equalizer’ Renewed for Second Season on CBS

The pickup comes as the Queen Latifah-led reboot has put up strong viewing numbers in the weeks after its Super Bowl Sunday debut.

TV Ratings: Super Bowl Hits 14-Year Low

CBS' broadcast has record-setting digital viewership, but even so the audience is the smallest for the game since 2007.