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SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Happyland”

  HAPPYLAND:  Tuesday 11PM on MTV – Worth A Look After years spent as far away from scripted series as it could get, MTV has been accumulating a tidy set of programming lately that caters to its target demo without pandering to it, including Teen Wolf and Finding Carter on the drama side, along with [...]

Top 25 Cable MON Sep 29 2014 Articles

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Monday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 9.29.2014

  NETWORK UPDATE:  As expected, ABC adjusted downward when its local football simulcasts were removed, with DANCING WITH THE STARS at 1.8 (down 0.4 from last week) and the season premiere of CASTLE at 2.2, the same as last season’s premiere.  Both the new episode of THE BIG BANG THEORY and SCORPION gained 0.1 in [...]

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  SCORPION and GOTHAM each largely held their ground. DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment) Monday, 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 [...]

Top 25 Cable SUN Sep 28 2014 Articles

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Sunday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 9.28.2014

  NETWORK UPDATE:  Things only got better for ABC in Sunday’s final ratings, as every show on its primetime line-up went up:  ONCE UPON A TIME and RESURRECTION each by 0.03, and REVENGE and the ONCE clip show by 0.01.  CSI lost 0.1 in final ratings.  SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL adjusted up to 8.7. Ratings in [...]

Top 25 Cable SAT Sep 27 2014 Articles

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Saturday Cable Originals: 9.27.2014

Ratings in key demos for the Top 25 original cable telecasts Saturday (plus a few other lower-rated but noteworthy programs): COLLEGE FOOTBALL on ESPN was by far Saturday’s biggest cable draw, taking up 4 of the Top 5 slots and several more below that.  The top 3 games were at 1.03-1.56, the latter more than tripling [...]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “Gotham”

  GOTHAM:  Monday 9PM on FOX Previously… on GOTHAM:  Years before Jim Gordon (Ben McKenzie) would become Gotham City’s police commissioner, he was a rookie detective, working with the corrupt Harvey Bullock (Donal Logue).  The town was dominated by gangsters Fish Mooney (Jada Pinkett Smith) and Carmine Falcone (John Doman), who owned everyone and everything [...]