‘New Girl,’ ‘Cosmos’ Win Environmental Award

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — TV’s “New Girl,” “Parenthood” and “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey” have been recognized for supporting green initiatives by the Environmental Media Association. The organization presented its Environmental Media Awards on Saturday during a gala dinner that also celebrated its 25th anniversary. Board member Ed Begley Jr., lauded the Environmental Media Association for […]

‘Parenthood’ Favorite Jason Ritter Returning

Betsy Brandt Back For ‘Parenthood’ Final Season

‘About a Boy’ To Stage ‘Parenthood’ Crossover

TCA PRESS TOUR

‘Parenthood’ Cast Addresses NBC Support

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — It got a little awkward during NBC’s “Parenthood” panel at the Television Critics Association summer press tour when Craig T. Nelson was asked about whether he regrets making recent comments about the network not supporting the show. Last March, Nelson was quoted as saying NBC was “out of it” and […]

‘Parenthood’: Ray Romano Books Season 5 Encore

NBC Reups ‘Parenthood,’ ‘Fire,’ ‘SVU,’ 2 More

NBC has handed the expected early renewals to its stronger drama series, freshmen Revolution and Chicago Fire as well as Parenthood, Grimm and veteran Law & Order: SVU. All have received full-season, 22-episode pickups.

‘Parenthood,’ ‘Newsroom’ Honored By TV Academy

UPFRONTS

NBC Renews ‘Parenthood’ & ’30 Rock’

NBC is bringing back two more series: dramedy Parenthood and comedy 30 Rock. As expected, the pickup of 30 Rock will be for a seventh and final season, and it is expected to be abbreviated one, consisting of 13-14 episodes.

For NBC’s ‘Parenthood,’ An Uncertain Fate

It’s no sure bet the family drama, which ends its third season with ho-hum ratings, will be renewed, but it has much going for it.

OVERNIGHTS

‘New Girl’ Strongly Alluring In Week 2

Fox’s new comedy New Girl retained 92% of its audience in week two when it was broadcast on Tuesday. It averaged a 4.4 adults 18-49 rating at 9 p.m., down from a 4.8 for last week’s premiere.The show scored higher than its lead-in, Glee, which averaged a 3.6 rating, off from a 4.0 last week. A few shows on broadcast increased their results over last week among 18-49s, including NBC’s Parenthood (up 5% to a 2.2) and the CW’s 90210 (up 14% to a 0.8).

‘Modern’ Garners Big Gains From DVR Views

Modern Family received a 28% boost from DVR viewing in the season premiere week ratings. That’s according to an analysis of live-plus-same day versus live-plus-three-day ratings information. CSI, Law & Order: SVU and Parenthood were among the other shows that scored large percentage gains from delayed viewing.

UPFRONTS 2011

NBC’s Fall Season Taking Shape

As NBC’s upfront fast approaches, the network picks up Awake, The Playboy Club and Grimm and renews Parenthood and Harry’s Law.

OVERNIGHTS

Sweet Good-Bye For NBC’s ‘Parenthood’

In its season finale, NBC’s Parenthood showed a ratings bump that should secure a third-season order. The drama won its timeslot against new ABC drama Body of Proof for the first time and drew its best rating since September. Parenthood averaged a 2.5 adults 18-49 rating at 10 p.m., up 19% from a 2.1 last week.

NBC Keeps ‘Parenthood’ On Tues.; ‘LOLA’ In Wings

LOS ANGELES (AP) – NBC says the series “Parenthood” will stay put on Tuesday night for the rest of the season, which will delay the return of “Law & Order: Los Angeles.” “Parenthood” was scheduled to move and make way for the new “Law & Order” series to return in February. But a bump in […]

John Corbett Lands Arc On NBC’s ‘Parenthood’

OVERNIGHTS

No Lift From Michael J. Fox ‘Good Wife’ Stunt

Despite Michael J. Fox’s terrific turn as a lawyer sparring with Julianna Margulies’ character on last night’s The Good Wife, the CBS drama dipped 8% from its most recent outing two weeks ago, averaging a 2.2 adults 18-49 rating at 10 p.m. Wife was just 0.1 ahead of NBC’s Parenthood, which drew its best 18-49 rating in just over a month, a 2.1.