2014-15 TV Season

NIELSENWAR 2014-15 Trailer Review: ABC’s “How To Get Away With Murder”

Posted May 13, 2014 by Mitch Salem

    HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER:  Thursday 10PM on ABC THE FACTS:  The new wing to the Shonda Rhimes Thursday that’s about to be a cornerstone of the ABC line-up.  In case that name wasn’t enough, try this one:  Viola Davis, starring as a brilliant, enigmatic criminal defense attorney who teaches a law […]

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THE SKED: Sunday Cable Scorecard – 10/28/12

Posted October 31, 2012 by Mitch Salem

  The combination of the final game of the World Series and Sunday Night Football did nothing to dent the numbers on cable’s showcase night of the week. AMC:  A pivotal episode of THE WALKING DEAD, which also happened to be the series’ best episode since it first started, was naturally the night’s big winner, incredibly up […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5.6.2019

Posted May 7, 2019 by Mitch Metcalf

  Not much sweeps momentum for the networks. DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary live+same day 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 […]

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THE SKED’S THANKSGIVING NETWORK SCORECARD – 11/22/12

Posted November 23, 2012 by Mitch Salem

Only one network aired its regular line-up on Thanksgiving night… and it probably should have thought twice. FOX:  The Washington/Dallas NFL game ran about 20 minutes into primetime, meaning that the network’s numbers will change when final ratings are released.  But the preliminary 2.5 for THE X FACTOR and particularly the 1.5 for GLEE suggest […]

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The Sked: Cable Ratings July 17-23

Posted July 24, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

HBO’s True Blood remains the highest-rated cable program with Adults 18-49 on our weekly ranking.  But watch out HBO, the most down-market, lowest common denominator, tawdry program on television (USA’s WWE Monday Night Raw wrestling) is nipping at your heels.  Fans of wrestling really turned out for the 1,000th episode of this landmark television program, hitting a 2.4 rating […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 9.5.2016

Posted September 6, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

  Ninjas over bachelors on a quiet holiday night. 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 […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 7.19.2017

Posted July 20, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

      NETWORK FINALS:  BIG BROTHER and the 8PM rerun of THE GOLDBERGS gained 0.1 in final numbers.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Bravo stayed at the top of a mostly upbeat Wednesday for cable, with REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC up a tenth to 0.62, […]

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THE SKED: Cable Premiere Ratings

Posted January 9, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  It’s been a busy couple of days for premieres and returns on basic cable (pay cable’s big night is this upcoming Sunday, when both HBO and Showtime begin their winter schedules).  The winner:  PRETTY LITTLE LIARS on ABCFamily, with a strong 1.4 rating in 18-49s that was beaten for the night only by an […]

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