‘Scandal’ tops Nielsen’s 1st-ever Twitter TV Ratings

10.08.13 4 years ago

“Scandal” tops Nielsen’s 1st-ever Twitter TV Ratings

Nielsen’s Twitter TV Ratings debut also put the struggling “X Factor” in the Top 10.

NBC to air “Welcome to Sweden,” a Swedish sitcom from Amy Poehler and her brother
The English-speaking comedy was originally commissioned for Swedish TV.

Jimmy Kimmel hosts the “Modern Family Feud”
Kimmel last night pitted The Pritchetts vs. The In-Laws. (Watch Part 2 and Part 3)

Jimmy Fallon switches accents with Paul McCartney
“This is awful!”

BBC News conducted a live TV interview with Cookie Monster
The “Sesame Street” star is joining a children’s show on the CBBC.

Read an excerpt from the new “Johnny Carson” book

Carson’s ex-lawyer Henry Bushkin reveals secrets of “The Tonight Show” legend in his book, which is due out next week.

Valerie Harper ends her “Dancing” run
“It has been absolutely wonderful, completely unique, like nothing else in the world,” she said as she exited.

Shannon Sharpe wasn’t happy with Jay Pharoah’s “SNL” spoof of him
When the CBS “NFL Today” star was asked on Twitter if he saw the Weekend Update impression, he responded: “I did and wasn’t impressed.”

“Downton Abbey” fans outraged over this week’s episode
ITV received more than 60 complaints over (spoiler!) a shocking scene.

Britney Spears on “Breaking Bad” finale: “I didn’t like it at all”
Britney — who has traded tweets with Aaron Paul — found the series finale “really sad,” adding: “I didn’t think he should have died…maybe they’ll do another episode where the ambulance comes and revives him.” PLUS: Was “Breaking Bad” Darwinian?, see “Breaking Bad” as a text-based computer game, and who is getting the money from Badfinger sales?

“CSI” books Jordin Sparks
The “Idol” winner will play a murder victim.

In defense of “Homeland’s” Dana Brody

It’s still interesting to see a teenage girl deal with a father who committed treason.

“Once Upon a Time” boss calls “magic crotch” blunder “embarrassing” and “silly”
“It’s embarrassing,” says exec producer Edward Kitsis, “but at the same time, it”s so silly it’s hard to take serious. It”s so obvious that somebody didn’t realize what they were doing.”

“Girls” finds a grandma for Hannah Horvath

June Squibb, 84, will take on the “Girls” role. She’s most famous for playing Jack Nicholson’s wife in “About Schmidt.”

Claim: Dianna Agron was too hated to be invited to “Glee” Cory Monteith tribute

Ryan Murphy and Agron’s former co-stars are said to “intensely dislike” her, according to RadarOnline. PLUS: Listen to all 6 songs from this week’s tribute.

“Baywatch” stars reunite

Next year will be the lifeguard drama’s 25th anniversary.

Watch a preview of “South Park’s” George Zimmerman episode
“World War Zimmerman” airs Wednesday.

Adult Swim airing pilots from Paul Scheer and Tim & Eric

Scheer’s “Filthy Sexy Teen$,” a spoof of “Pretty Little Liars,” will be shown later this month.

“Witches of East End” has a great debut

The Lifetime drama was on par with “Devious Maids.”

Natalie Dormer returning to “Elementary”

The “Game of Thrones” star will reprise her role as Irene Adler/Moriarty.

TLC renews “The Next Great Baker”
The reality competition will be back for a 4th season.

“7th Heaven’s” Barry Watson to star in an UP TV movie
He’s joined the cast of “Far From Home.”

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