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The Devil They Know: Why the Big Four Broadcasters Are Canceling Fewer Shows

The biggest surprise among last week’s network cancellations was Magnum P.I., which CBS cut after four seasons despite the show ranking in the top 25 entertainment programs in total viewers. One more reason it stuck out? Broadcasters have sharply curtailed the number of cancellations and series endings in the past two years. The parade of […]

Ned Eisenberg, Attorney Roger Kressler on ‘Law & Order: SVU,’ Dies at 65

Ned Eisenberg, the busy Bronx-born character action who portrayed defense attorney Roger Kressler on NBC’s Law & Order: Special Victims Unit for more than a decade, has died. He was 65. Eisenberg died Sunday at his home in New York, his rep Jeremy Leiner of Nicolosi & Co. announced. Said his wife, Patricia, in a […]

TV Ratings: ‘Law & Order: SVU’ 500th Episode Tops Scripted Fare

Law & Order: SVU celebrated its 500th episode on NBC Thursday by putting up the night’s top adults 18-49 rating among entertainment programming. CBS’ Young Sheldon captured the night’s biggest non-sports audience, and Fox’s NFL game and TBS’ baseball playoff telecast also scored well. SVU drew a 0.64 rating among adults 18-49 for its milestone […]

TV Ratings: MLB Playoffs Score but NFL Rules Thursday

The Los Angeles Dodgers’ nailbiter of a division series win over the San Francisco Giants drew strong ratings for TBS Thursday night — although as usual, Fox’s NFL game led the night by a wide margin. Among non-sports programming, Law & Order: SVU drew the best adults 18-49 rating, and Young Sheldon had the biggest […]

TV Ratings: ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Has Smallest Premiere Ever

Though it finished first on the broadcast networks among adults 18-49 Thursday, Grey’s Anatomy drew the smallest premiere audience in the show’s history. NFL Network scored a three-year high for its Thursday Night Football telecast. Grey’s Anatomy opened its 18th season to 4.77 million viewers and a 0.77 rating among adults 18-49, in line with […]

TV Ratings: ‘Masked Singer,’ ‘Law & Order: SVU’ Top Broadcast Thursday

The 23rd season of Law & Order: SVU premiered to the biggest audience on the broadcast networks’ Thursday night, while The Masked Singer led the key ad demographic of adults 18-49 with its second episode of the season. NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football telecast topped both of them, leading all of broadcast and cable in […]

‘Law & Order: For the Defense’ Spinoff Scrapped at NBC

Dick Wolf will have to wait to have a full night of three Law & Order shows on NBC. The network, in a surprising turn, has scrapped its straight-to-series order for Law & Order spinoff For the Defense. The drama was picked up in May and envisioned to open the network’s prime Thursday lineup before […]

2020-21 TV Ratings: Complete 7-Day Ratings for Broadcast Network Series

The CW’s All American was the 135th most watched show on the English-language broadcast networks this season — but it also stands alone among primetime series. The high school football drama is the only network primetime show that grew both its total audience and its adults 18-49 rating in 2020-21 in Nielsen’s seven-day ratings. It’s […]

‘Law & Order: Organized Crime’ Renewed as Decisions Loom on NBC Bubble Shows

NBC has acquitted one of its bubble shows: Law & Order: Organized Crime has been renewed for a second season. The Dick Wolf drama will return this fall as part of an all-L&O power block on Thursday nights along with new drama Law & Order: For the Defense and the 23rd season of Law & […]

TV Ratings: ‘Law & Order: SVU,’ ‘Organized Crime’ Score With Chris Meloni’s Return

'SVU' delivers its biggest same-day audience in several years, and the newest addition to the franchise has one of the season's best debuts.

This Week in TV: ‘Law & Order: Organized Crime,’ ‘Made for Love,’ ‘Wipeout’

The SAG Awards and a host of season and series debuts fill the first week of April.

Chris Meloni’s ‘Law & Order: SVU’ Spinoff Delayed at NBC Amid Showrunner Change (Exclusive)

Chris Meloni's 'Law & Order: SVU' Spinoff Delayed at NBC Amid Showrunner Change (Exclusive)