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Final Bcast 2017 May 24.WED Articles

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 5.24.2017

        NETWORK FINALS:  There were 0.1 bumps in final numbers for DIRTY DANCING and EMPIRE, but the SURVIVOR REUNION SPECIAL lost 0.1         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  With no playoff games last night, it was a slow evening on cable.  Bravo’s REAL HOUSEWIVES […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5.24.2017

  The 2016-17 broadcast network season said goodnight. DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary key advertiser demographics (adult 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54 ratings), audience skews (women 18-49, men 18-49 and adults 50+ shares) and total viewership (thousands of people over the age of 2). Ratings analysis and comparisons […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Empire”

  In a season that was loaded with bad news for the broadcast networks, none may have been more distressing than the ratings trajectory of EMPIRE.  With all due respect to This Is Us, Empire was the last network show to provide reassurance that not just solid hits but actual blockbusters were still possible–at its […]

Final Bcast 2017 May 23.TUE Articles

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 5.23.2017

        NETWORK FINALS:  The DANCING WITH THE STARS season finale gained 0.1 in final numbers, and IZOMBIE lost the same.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Once again it was the NBA PLAYOFFS on top of Tuesday cable, with TNT’s game at 2.75 and […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5.23.2017

  The lackluster finales continued. DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary key advertiser demographics (adult 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54 ratings), audience skews (women 18-49, men 18-49 and adults 50+ shares) and total viewership (thousands of people over the age of 2). Ratings analysis and comparisons follow the chart. […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “The Flash”

  Did we really need THE FLASH to go dark?  What had been the peppiest of CW’s DC/Berlanti-verse shows spent its 3rd season marked by existential angst, 22 episodes of Barry Allen’s (Grant Gustin) penance for having created “Flashpoint,” a parallel timeline where his mother and father survived.  Even after Barry reversed reality more or […]