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How NBC’s ‘La Brea’ Took a “Solid Step” Toward a More Sustainable TV Set

NBC’s La Brea, which follows a massive sinkhole opening in the middle of Los Angeles, is doing its part to ensure that world-ending disasters remain a fictional, on-screen occurrence. The drama, currently shooting its second season in Australia, is an early film or TV production to use a hybrid lithium-ion battery system to power the […]

‘La Brea’ Renewed for Second Season at NBC

The giant sinkhole in La Brea is staying open. NBC has picked up a second season of the drama series for the 2022-23 season, which has performed solidly so far this fall. The series is the first rookie of the fall to earn a renewal for next season. La Brea‘s renewal comes a few weeks before […]

TV Ratings: World Series Opens Higher for Fox

The 2021 World Series began with a sizable ratings boost over last year’s all-time low — but Tuesday’s opening game still ranked behind any other in recent history. Fox’s telecast of Atlanta’s 6-2 game one victory over Houston averaged 10.81 million viewers, leading all of primetime by a substantial margin and growing by about 18 […]

TV Ratings: ‘La Brea’ Steady, Dodgers-Giants Scores

NBC’s giant-sinkhole drama La Brea posted modest viewer gains Tuesday while holding fairly steady among adults 18-49. CBS’ FBI trio improved in the key ad demographic as well, and TBS got a strong showing from the fourth game of the Dodgers-Giants playoff series in baseball. La Brea averaged 5.09 million viewers and a 0.63 rating […]

TV Ratings: ‘The Voice,’ MLB Wild Card Lead Tuesday

The Voice remained the top broadcast network show Tuesday night, but it ceded the No. 1 spot across all of Nielsen-measured TV to the start of the Major League Baseball playoffs. ESPN hit multi-year highs for the AL wild card matchup between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees. On the broadcast side, CBS’ […]

TV Ratings: ‘La Brea’ Avoids Nielsen Sinkhole With Solid Premiere

La Brea opens with a huge sinkhole opening under the tar pits in Los Angeles, so had it debuted to poor ratings, the headlines would have written themselves. Fortunately for NBC, the drama series scored very solid numbers for its premiere Tuesday: It leads all new series in the first two weeks of the season […]