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TV ratings: 'Revenge' beats 'The Good Wife' in adults 18-49 Sunday; '666 Park Avenue' starts modestly

Fast National ratings for Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012"Revenge" opened its second season with ratings very similar to its series premiere last year, beating "The Good Wife" head-to-head among adults 18-49 -- though the CBS show had a few more total viewers -- and helping ABC's new Sunday lineup score pretty solid numbers. "Once Upon a Time" also opened pretty well, although "666 Park Avenue" had a softer start at 10 o'clock.Elsewhere, NBC got more big numbers from "Sunday Night Football" to win the night, and "The Simpsons" had a pretty good premiere for FOX thanks to an NFL lead-in.NBC delivered 16.6 million viewers and a 10.2 rating/16 share in households for the evening, leading second-place FOX (11 million, 6.4/10) by a pretty wide margin. CBS averaged 10.5 million viewers and a 6.8/11 to finish third overall. ABC drew 8.4 million people and a 5.2/8.NBC also led the adults 18-49 demographic with a 6.4 rating. The... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/10/tv-ratings-revenge-beats-the-good-wife-in-adults-18-49-sunday-666-park-avenue-starts-modestly.html

'Amazing Race' premiere: First leg has 'a very dramatic finish,' says Phil Keoghan

"The Amazing Race" returns this weekend with teams that include Chippendales dancers, a double amputee and a Megadeth rocker, plus a two million dollar prize for the winners of the first leg shoudl they win the whole race. Host Phil Keoghan tells Zap2it that raises the stakes right at the start."We definitely set a high bar and you can see right from the start the teams are amped up," says Keoghan. "There's a very dramatic finish ... it's one of those endings where the teams are really fighting, they're very very close. There's a couple of decisions that are made there that really had a detrimental effect on a couple of teams. Really exciting, right to the last team."Along with the exciting start, Keoghan also teases a few of the challenges the show sets up, which include eating something unusual and bringing back something from a past season."We do have a local delicacy that we... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/09/amazing-race-premiere-first-leg-has-a-very-dramatic-finish-says-phil-keoghan.html

Fall 2012: The Amazing Race Season 21 Cast Photos

Check out cast photos of the new season of  The Amazing Race  Season 21 which premieres on Sunday September 30 2012 at 8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT on the CBS Television Network. Show Summary: This season, which marks the 21st race around the world for the series, will introduce a new twist to the game  that will raise the stakes for the entire season. If the Team that wins the first leg of the season can outrace the other 10 Teams and win the final leg of the Race, they will double their money and win a $2 million grand prize instead of $1 million. Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2012/09/30/fall-2012-the-amazing-race-season-21-cast-photos/

Fall 2012: The Amazing Race Season 21 Premiere

The Amazing Race  “Double Your Money” Season 21 Episode 1 (Season Premiere ) airs on Sunday September 30 2012 at 8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT on the CBS Television Network. Synopsis:  The pressure hits an all-time high as Teams discover that a new twist will allow one Team to possibly win a $2 million grand prize. Meanwhile, one team’s act of kindness comes back to haunt them, on the season premiere of THE AMAZING RACE, Sunday, Sept. 30 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Emmy Award nominee  Phil Keoghan is the host . Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2012/09/30/fall-2012-the-amazing-race-season-21-premiere/

The Amazing Race Producers Line Up New Reality Project at A&E

Fresh off their ninth Emmy win for outstanding reality competition series, The Amazing Race executive producers Bertram van Munster and Elise Doganieri have set up what could be their next show, a reality series currently in the works at...  http://www.tvguide.com/News/Amazing-Race-Producers-AE-1053867.aspx?rss=breakingnews

'The Amazing Race,' 'Undercover Boss' Sweep Top Emmy Reality Show Categories

CBS's reality series swept both key reality show categories at this year's 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Tvbythenumbers/~3/D46yB6y8JHI/

'The Amazing Race' wins gazillionth Emmy

"The Amazing Race" just picked up its ninth Emmy for best reality competition tonight (Sept. 23). Since the category was created in 2003, "TAR" has lost only once, to "Top Chef" in 2010. Only Phil Keoghan, nominated four times in the Emmy competition for reality host, has yet to win the individual trophy for greeting racers on the finishers mat with his signature raised brow. The CBS competition, created by Elise Doganieri and Bertram van Munster, launched in 2001. It features two-person teams racing around the world for a million dollars. That prize will be doubled, to 2 million dollars, for the 21st season, which premieres this fall. Season 21 of "The Amazing Race" debuts Sunday, Sept. 30 at 8 p.m. on CBS.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/09/the-amazing-race-wins-gazillionth-emmy.html

The Amazing Race 21 Cast Includes The Fabulous Beekman Boys, Chippendales Dancers, Megadeath Bassist

The Amazing Race premieres its 21st season on September 30, primed to give an increased $2 million grand prize to either a pair of Chippendales dancers; the stars of reality show The Fabulous Beekman Boys ; or a two-time amputee. Those are just a few of the recently-announced contestants that will compete every Sunday night on CBS this fall. Check out the new cast photo below and then scroll down for a list of the 11 teams... http://www.tvfanatic.com/2012/08/the-amazing-race-21-cast-includes-the-fabulous-beekman-boys-chip/

'The Amazing Race' Raises the Prize to $2 Million for Season 21

For 20 seasons The Amazing Race has awarded its winning team with a million dollar prize. But for season 21, that's all about to change. http://www.buddytv.com/articles/the-amazing-race/the-amazing-race-raises-the-pr-47083.aspx

Amazing Race's Vanessa and Ralph: Rachel Is a "Weak Personality"

After a season-long feud with Brendon and Rachel , Vanessa and Ralph — who are no longer a couple — were edged out by their foes for the third and final spot on The Amazing Race . But who knows what would've happened had Vanessa not performed the Japanese game show Roadblock on a bum ankle. "We try not to think about it too much," she tells TVGuide.com. "It is what it is, but I can't even describe how painful it was running, jumping and falling down over and over again. ... Of course we wanted to win and beat them, but they beat us fair and square." But how did this verbal warfare all start? Get the duo's side of the story below. http://www.tvguide.com/News/Amazing-Race-Vanessa-Ralph-1047318.aspx?rss=breakingnews
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