Nielsen’s Top Most Social Primetime Series

Ranked by total interactions per episode: Game of Thrones (HBO, HBO Latino) WWE Monday Night RAW (USA) WWE Friday Night Smacksown (Fox, Fox Deportes) America’s Got Talent (NBC) American Idol (Fox) WWE Smackdown! (USA) The Bachelorette (ABC) The Bachelor (ABC)  Grey’s Anatomy (ABC)  Dancing With the Stars (ABC) Source: Nielsen, 1/1/19 – 11/30/19. Interactions are […]

How Great Is Charlie Brown’s Great Pumpkin?

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown is arguably the most memorable of the 45 Peanuts TV specials based on Charles Schultz’ lovable characters, thanks in large part to Linus’ naive faith that The Great Pumpkin will rise from the pumpkin patch and deliver toys to believers, a la Santa Claus. The third Peanuts animated special—written […]

A Bunch of Brady Spin-offs

The story began 50 years ago, on September 26, 1969, when ABC introduced its audience to a Lovely Lady who married a Man Named Brady and formed one of television’s most popular and enduring blended families, The Brady Bunch (ABC, 1969-74). The series’ golden anniversary is one reason you’ve probably seen original cast members appearing […]

Back to School with TV’s Favorite Teachers

By Paula Hendrickson Teachers play a pivotal role in our lives, so it’s natural that teachers also play major roles on TV dramas and sitcoms. We found so many that we had to set parameters to narrow down this list: No animated series, so The Simpsons’ Mrs. Krabappel and South Park’s Mr. Garrison aren’t shown. […]

TV’s Most Successful Music Competition Stars

American Idol (Fox 2002-16; ABC 2018-present) launched careers for some of today’s most popular performers, and the original syndicated version of Star Search (1983-95)— which had teen and junior categories—showcased the nascent talents of some of entertainment’s brightest stars. But other competition series have made a mark, too. Here’s a list of a few famous […]

TV Series with the Most Primetime Emmy Nominations

The next time an actor or producer says “It’s an honor just to be nominated,” believe them, especially when it comes to the Primetime Emmys. Since D’Arcy Carden and Ken Jeong will be announcing the 71st Emmy nominees July 16, it seemed like the prefect time to comb through the Television Academy’s Awards Database to […]

Top 10 Shows on the Rise

TV Time’s Shows on the Rise for the Week of June 17 Euphoria (HBO) – 100% Go! Live Your Way (Netflix) – 93.4% Dark (Netflix) – 88.4% Well-Intended Love (Mango TV) – 88.4% Trinkets (Netflix) – 78.2% Trouble (Freeform) – 77.8% Marvel’s Jessica Jones (Netflix) – 72.1% Aggretsuko (Netflix) – 58.8% Siren (Freeform) 45% Younger […]

Top 10 Out-of-Home Shows

Tunity Analytics Top 10 Out-of-Home Entertainment Programs Week of June 10 Show, Network, (000’s) The Bachelorette (ABC) 203 America’s Got Talent (NBC) 188 The Good Fight (CBS) 181 Flip or Flop (HGTV. 135 Card Sharks (ABC) 128 Windy City Rehab (HGTV) 126 Flip or Flop (HGTV) 123 Fixer Upper (HGTV) 115 Match Game (ABC) 108 […]

10 TV Characters With No Names

By Paula Hendrickson Most nameless TV characters are inconsequential, but some are lead characters — like those on Fleabag and Remington Steele. Despite being named on the first episode of Gilligan’s Island,  Jonas Grumby was better known as The Skipper (Alan Hale, Jr.). And while some nameless characters’ names are revealed at or near the […]