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SHOWBUZZDAILY TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 11.10.2015

Posted November 11, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

  WICKED CITY became too bad to live. 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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THE SKED SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 10/28/12

Posted October 29, 2012 by Mitch Salem

The World Series survives another year… but only with the help of football. FOX:  There’s a certain irony in the fact that WORLD SERIES GAME 4 avoided record lows (as detailed in Mitch Metcalf’s Daily Ratings Report today) mainly because the late afternoon down-to-the-wire NY Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys NFL FOOTBALL game gave baseball a […]

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THE SKED: Thoughts on CBS’s Schedule (and Our Predictions)

Posted May 18, 2011 by Mitch Salem

> NEW SHOWS in CAPS. New Time Periods in Italics WHAT WE LIKE: With five new shows, CBS provides lead-ins to four of them, asking only A Gifted Man (Patrick Wilson as a surgeon whose dead ex-wife returns) to open a night (Friday).  The two new comedies at 8:30 Monday and Thursday have very compatible […]

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THE SKED: A Word About Busted Pilots

Posted June 20, 2011 by Mitch Salem

> “Busted” pilots, for those who don’t know, are simply the ones not ordered by their commissioning networks to series.  We’re going to start taking a look at some of last year’s busted pilots here at THE SKED, so it’s worth saying a couple of things about them. First, not all busted pilots are terrible.  […]

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THE SKED @ PALEYFEST2013: “New Girl”

Posted March 12, 2013 by Mitch Salem

The PaleyFest panel for FOX’s NEW GIRL was as goofy and likable as the show itself, as Jake Johnson (Nick) was talked into not just performing the show’s theme song–after Zoey Deschanel (Jess) demurred–but Nick’s woeful moonwalk as well (Johnson took credit for the flipper-like hand gestures that went with it), Max Greenfield (Schmidt) reveled […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 11.12.2016

Posted November 15, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  ABC’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL game adjusted to 1.9 (up 0.2 from preliminary numbers), and FOX’s game settled at 1.3 (up 0.3).           Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Saturday cable again featured a mix of genres.  ESPN’s noon Alabama vs Mississipi State […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 12.28.2016

Posted December 29, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  FOX’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL bowl game stayed at 0.7 after adjustment.  Elsewhere, the CHICAGO PD rerun gained 0.1 in final numbers, and the rerun of THE GOLDBERGS dropped 0.1.       Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart   CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN was firmly in control of Wednesday cable with […]

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THE SKED: Thursday Ratings – Network Scorecard – 10/13/11

Posted October 14, 2011 by Mitch Salem

> On a rare night this week not affected by baseball, a mixed set of results for the networks. NBC:  The strategy of double-pumping WHITNEY and PRIME SUSPECT with repeat episodes on Mondays and Wednesdays in order to expose new viewers to the shows backfired:  those people must not have liked what they saw, because […]

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