The ratings spread between CBS’s late night show and NBC’s is marginal. But that gap is expected to widen, by about a million, once delayed data is collected.
The former late night host and the cable network have shelved a plan to create animated shorts that was in the works for 18 months.
David Lynch’s series returned to TV after more than 25 years.
Kevin Reilly, a veteran network executive, aims to transform two cable networks that have come to be known for the repeats they carry.
One conclusion from the 2016-2017 season: A show with ratings that once would have prompted cancellation can now be the source of some relief.