We Want to Ride the Cannon Launch on '101 Ways to Leave a Game Show' (VIDEO)

The more of these '101 Ways to Leave a Game Show' (Tue., 9PM ET on ABC) we get to see, the more we want to know where we can line up to get tickets for some of these rides. Our favorite this week was the cannon shot into the ocean. With the harnesses attached, you know all these elimination methods have been thoroughly tested for the safety of these contestants. That tells us that these stunts are ready for the '101 Ways to Leave a Game Show' theme park. We think the guy who had the wrong answer was actually more excited than scared about getting shot from the cannon. It was a beautiful arc as he soared through the air. Do you think some people intentionally choose the wrong answer to enjoy the ride?

TV ratings: 'America's Got Talent' down but still leads Tuesday, 'Hell's Kitchen' steady

Fast National ratings for Tuesday, July 19, 2011The second night of "Hell's Kitchen" held onto all the audience it drew on Monday. The same could not be said of "America's Got Talent," which fell some from last week's ratings but nonetheless led NBC to a victory Tuesday night. The premiere of "It's Worth What?" drew so-so numbers for the Peacock.NBC scored 10.5 million viewers and a 6.0 rating/10 share among households for the evening, easily beating the 7.9 million viewers and 5.2/9 for CBS. FOX (5.6 million, 3.2/5) came in third, followed by ABC (4.7 million, 2.8/5). The CW was a non-factor with 630,000 viewers and a 0.4/1.The Peacock also led the adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.8 rating. FOX finished second with a 2.3. CBS, 1.4, edged ABC, 1.3, for third. The CW drew a 0.2....

TV Ratings: 'America's Got Talent' delivers another win for NBC

Fast national ratings for Tuesday, July 12, 2011."America's Got Talent's" eclectic mix of acts managed to snag Tuesday's highest ratings, baseball's annual All-Star Game came in a close second for FOX. NBC averaged 11.5 million viewers and a 6.7 rating/11 share for the evening. FOX came in second (10 million, 6.2/10), while CBS (7.3 million, 4.9/8) and ABC (4.5 million, 2.7/5) came in significantly behind. The CW averaged just 637,000 viewers for the night and a 0.4 rating/1 share.NBC was also the evening's 18-49 winner, pulling a 3.1 rating in that demographic.Tuesday hour-by-hour8 p.m.FOX: All-Star Baseball (9.5 million, 5.9/10)NBC: "America's Got Talent" (7 million, 4.4/8)CBS: "NCIS" re-run (8.6 million, 5.8/10)ABC: "Wipeout" re-run (5.4 million, 3.1/5)The CW: "One Tree Hill" re-run (712,000, 0.5/1)18-49 leader: All-Star Baseball (2.6)9 p.m.NBC: "America's Got Talent" (13.5 million, 7.8/13)FOX: All-Star Baseball (10.6 million, 6.5/11)CBS: NCIS: Los Angeles re-run (7.3 million, 4.9/8)ABC: "101 Ways to Leave a Game Show" (4.5 million, 2.6/4)The...

Katherine Takes a High-Flying Ride on '101 Ways to Leave a Game Show' (VIDEO)

More and more, the eliminations on '101 Ways to Leave a Game Show' (Tue., 9PM ET on ABC) are looking like awesome rides for adrenaline junkies. We could see people lining up for Katherine's fiery exit. After she wound up with the wrong answer on a question about movies featuring Tom Cruise wearing sunglasses -- surprisingly "All of them!" is not the right answer -- she found herself in the back of a pick-up truck barreling toward the edge of a cliff.  As the truck went over the edge, she got to watch from the air. She'd been secured to a helicopter flying above by a rope. This gave her a spectacular view of the truck crumpling, rolling and ultimately exploding. Sounds awesome, right?

ABC's "101 Ways" Hits Series Highs Out of a Repeat "Wipeout"

Some early info, ahead of ABC's regular Tuesday night ratings release. From 8-9pm, ABC's repeat Wipeout ran #2 in Adults 18-49 to the opening hour of NBC's 3-hour America's Got Talent. Against the second hour of America's Got Talent from 9-10pm, ABC's 101 Ways to Leave a Game Show surged over its lead-in by 19% in Adults 18-49 to hold a series-high in the key young adult sales demo. In addition, the show hit series-bests with key Women demographics (W18-34/W18-49).  Read More...

TV ratings: 'America's Got Talent' steamrolls Tuesday competition

Fast National ratings for Tuesday, July 5, 2011NBC aired three hours of "America's Got Talent" on Tuesday night, and all three hours scored big as the Peacock doubled up its closest competition in the ratings."AGT" gave NBC an average of 14.4 million viewers and an 8.2 rating/14 share in households for the evening. CBS was the best of the rest with 7.1 million viewers and a 4.6/8. ABC (4.8 million, 2.8/5) finished third, beating out FOX (4.1 million, 2.5/4). The CW drew 524,000 viewers and a 0.4/1.NBC also dominated the adults 18-49 demographic with a 4.2 rating (the two-hour episode from 9 to 11 p.m. scored the show's second-highest demo numbers ever). FOX finished a distant second at 1.8, followed by ABC, 1.5, and CBS, 1.2. The CW earned a 0.2....