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THE SKED NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/29/14

  America’s Got Talent almost doubled the next-highest rating on network TV last night. In addition to the traditional adult 18-49 ratings grids below (for last night, the same night last year and same night last week), please take a look at our new chart further down the page with even more ratings detail for [...]

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UPDATED: THE SKED CABLE/NETWORK MONDAY SCORECARD – 7/28/14

  NETWORK UPDATE:  There were lots of 0.1 moves in the final numbers, with THE BACHELORETTE, MOTEL HELL and MASTERCHEF up, and AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR and THE YOUNG HOLLYWOOD AWARDS down. MONDAY CABLE:  A slightly subdued night for the evening’s leaders, as LOVE & HIP-HOP ATLANTA (VH1) dropped 0.3 from last week to 1.8 (plus [...]

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UPDATED: THE SKED CABLE/NETWORK SUNDAY SCORECARD – 7/27/14

  NETWORK UPDATE:  BIG BROTHER gained 0.1 in final numbers. SUNDAY CA BLE:  Historical dramas usually skew old, and that was certainly the case with WGN America’s new MANHATTAN, which debuted with a mere 0.18 in 18-49s, although it had a bit more than 900K total viewers–not that that number is great, either.  (Those ratings go [...]

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UPDATED: THE SKED CABLE/NETWORK FRIDAY SCORECARD – 7/25/14

  NETWORK UPDATE:  Both DATELINE and CROSSBONES lost 0.1 in final numbers.  The ABC shows swapped 0.1s, with WHAT WOULD YOU DO down and 20/20 up.  On CW, the COLIN & BRAD rerun special lost 0.1. FRIDAY CABLE:  WWE (Syfy) slipped 0.1 from last week to 0.7, but was still the highest rated cable original [...]

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THE SKED: A Note About Cable Ratings

  There was some byplay on Twitter today about the way we and other TV ratings sites report cable ratings, and it seems worthwhile to share a few guidelines. Part of the confusion may have been caused by the way that the estimable, comprehensive TV By the Numbers website posts its cable ratings.  As TVBTN [...]

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SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday July 26 and Sunday July 27, 2014. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television population.   Golf: PGA RBC Canadian Open 1.1 rating CBS 3:00 pm Saturday 3rd Round (-15% from [...]