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SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Finding Carter”

  FINDING CARTER:  Tuesday 10PM on MTV FINDING CARTER was one of last year’s genuine surprises.  Showing up on MTV, of all places, it rose past its contrived premise–teen Carter (Kathryn Prescott) finds out that Lori (Milena Govich), the mother she’s grown up with, is actually the woman who kidnapped her as a child, and […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Weird Loners”

  WEIRD LONERS:  Tuesday 9:30PM on FOX – If Nothing Else is On… WEIRD LONERS belongs to the sitcom subspecies of quirky singles comedy, which has given us New Girl (the pilot for Weird Loners was directed by Jake Kasdan, who’s also a New Girl director/producer) but also things like A To Z and Marry […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Younger”

  YOUNGER:  Tuesday 10PM on TV Land Although it’s a half-hour rather than an hour, TV Land’s new YOUNGER feels somewhat similar to VH1’s recent Hindsight.  Both are series versions of high concepts that might have been feature films starring, say, Sandra Bullock, a decade or so ago, and both revolve around women on the cusp […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Monday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 3.30.2015

  NETWORK UPDATE:  THE NIGHT SHIFT became even sadder in final numbers, losing 0.1 to 1.2 and retaining less than 40% of its THE VOICE lead-in.  SCORPION gained 0.1, which allowed it to avoid a series low.  The reruns of GOTHAM and THE ORIGINALS each lost 0.1, putting CW’s night at a dreadful 0.1/0.1. Ratings in key […]

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  A bad night everywhere but at ABC. 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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SKEDBALL: March Madness through Elite Eight Round Saturday and Sunday

Chart updated with persons 2+ audiences for the four games played Saturday and Sunday March 28-29, 2015 (the Elite Eight Round): Telecast 61: TBS Saturday 6:00 pm #1-Wisconsin 85 #2-Arizona 78 (Arizona up 33-30 at half) Telecast 62: TBS Saturday 8:40 pm #1-Kentucky 68 #3-Notre Dame 66 (Tied 31-31 at half) Telecast 63: CBS Sunday 2:20 pm #7-Michigan State 76 #4-Louisville 70 (Louisville up 40-32 at half) Telecast […]