Final Cable 2017 May 17.WED
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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 5.17.2017

Posted May 18, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  The season finale of BLINDSPOT and EMPIRE each gained 0.1 in final numbers.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  With one exception, the top of Wednesday cable was all about sports and news.  TNT’s NBA PLAYOFFS game scored a dominant 2.65, […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5.17.2017

Posted May 18, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

  The underwhelming season 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 […]

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UPDATED WITH ANALYSIS: NIELSENWAR: The CW Fall 2017 Schedule

Posted May 18, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

  See our analysis of the fall line-ups for NBC, FOX, ABC and CBS. In a way, CW got there before anyone else.  The mini-network has been able to make a business out of shrunken linear ratings for years, cobbling together low network license fees, lucrative SVOD deals, an extensive push on streaming, and international sales to produce […]

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Final Bcast 2017 May 16.TUE
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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 5.16.2017

Posted May 17, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  The season finale of NCIS and BULL each gained 0.1 in final numbers, while the season finale of THE MIDDLE lost 0.1.  Notably, the fact that THE FLASH didn’t rise from prelims put it officially at a series low.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5.16.2017

Posted May 17, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

  A flurry of season finales showcased just how bad things are getting for network TV. 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 […]

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2017-18 TV Season

UPDATED WITH ANALYSIS: NIELSENWAR: The CBS Fall 2017 Schedule

Posted May 17, 2017 by Mitch Salem

    See our analysis of the fall line-ups for NBC, FOX and ABC. CBS always has the same story to tell at this time of year.  It portrays itself, with some accuracy, as television’s bastion of consistency, where hit shows run for years and years (and years and years and years), and even the […]

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Final Cable 2017 May 15.MON
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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 5.15.2017

Posted May 16, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  DANCING WITH THE STARS and the season finale of MAN WITH A PLAN rose 0.1 in final numbers         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Game 7 of the Boston vs. Washington NFL PLAYOFFS gave TNT a resounding win for the night […]

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UPDATED WITH ANALYSIS–NIELSENWAR: The ABC Fall 2017 Schedule

Posted May 16, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  Check out our looks at the NBC and FOX fall line-ups. ABC’s 2016-17 season was a tale of two genres.  On the comedy side, things were relatively smooth, with American Housewife and Speechless painlessly integrated into the Tuesday and Wednesday line-ups, and The Goldbergs functioning well as the Wednesday night opener.  Dramas, though, were a disaster. All the new 1-hours […]

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