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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 100 Saturday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 7.4.2015

Posted July 8, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

  NETWORK UPDATE:  Lots of 0.1 adjustments, with bumps for NBC’s 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR and FOX’s MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL coverage, and declines for the 8PM THE MILLERS and the 9PM THE MCCARTHYS burn-offs as well as the rerun of the BRUCE JENNER INTERVIEW.  There was also a 0.2 drop for the 48 HOURS rerun. […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Friday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 3.27.2015

Posted March 30, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

  NETWORK UPDATE:  The NCAA TOURNAMENT games on CBS were adjusted to 1.6 (UCLA vs Gonzaga) and 2.5 (Duke vs. Utah).  The only other change from preliminary numbers was a 0.1 drop for the rerun of IZOMBIE. Ratings in key demos for the Top 25 original cable telecasts (plus a few other lower-rated but noteworthy […]

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THE SKED: Showtime and Starz Not In a “Magic City”

Posted April 10, 2012 by Mitch Salem

>Numbers continue to come in for this past weekend’s scripted cable premieres. The biggest disappointment came at Starz, with Friday’s official arrival of MAGIC CITY, an expensive and heavily-marketed dramatic series. Although the network has released a flood of numbers designed to make the show sound more successful than it was, the key figure is […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.10.2019

Posted January 11, 2019 by Mitch Metcalf

      NETWORK FINALS:  MOM lost 0.1 in final numbers.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  TLC’s illustrious DR PIMPLE POPPER led Thursday cable, up 0.11 to 0.71.  TNT’s NBA doubleheader was at 0.59/0.45.  On MTV, FLORIBAMA SHORE slipped 0.03 to 0.40, and EX ON THE […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 100 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Update: 9.26.2015

Posted September 29, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

  NEW FEATURE: a Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings chart which includes final Total Viewers for each show.  We have a limited ability to make revisions to the format (a side-by-side comparison of morning and afternoon ratings isn’t doable, for example), but would appreciate any thoughts and comments. FOX’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL game adjusted down 0.2 […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 10.18.2016

Posted October 19, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

      NETWORK FINALS:  Final numbers were a mixed bag for ABC, as AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE gained 0.1, but both REAL O’NEALS and AGENTS OF SHIELD dropped the same, putting the latter at 0.7, which is the same level where the shows in that slot the past few seasons were getting canceled.  On NBC, THE […]

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NIELSENWAR 2014-15: ABC and 20th Make Their Deal: 2 Pick-Ups, “Last Man Standing” Back

Posted May 10, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  Only those involved will likely ever know the details, but ABC and 20th Century Fox Television worked out whatever they needed to, and the result was a pick-up of LAST MAN STANDING and orders for 2 additional 20th sitcoms: CRISTELA has a  nice backstory:  ABC had originally made a script deal with comic Cristela […]

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UPDATED: THE SKED’S MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 12/10/12

Posted December 11, 2012 by Mitch Salem

As expected, football adjustments in Boston and Houston lowered ABC’s and CBS’s numbers for the night, which are reflected below.  Also, GOSSIP GIRL, which was already at a season high, climbed even higher to a genuinely good (for CW) 0.6, which may bode well for its 2-hour series finale next week.   Some of the seemingly […]

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