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UPDATED: THE SKED CABLE/NETWORK TUESDAY SCORECARD – 7/29/14

Posted July 30, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  NETWORK UPDATE:  CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP gained 0.1 in final numbers. TUESDAY CABLE:  THE HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS (OWN) and THE DEADLIEST CATCH (Discovery) were the highest-rated cable originals of the night at 1.0, steady for both.  RIZZOLI & ISLES (TNT) was down from that level last week to 0.86, while PERCEPTION held at […]

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THE SKED NETWORK SCORECARD – 1/5/14

Posted January 6, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  The night was dominated by football and its aftereffects, but there were some other (dimmer) bright spots.  Note:  we don’t yet have a rating for the PBS season debut of Downton Abbey. FOX:  Our projection is that the overrun of the NFC WILD CARD PLAYOFF GAME, which pushed the network’s primetime schedule by about […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORCARD – 6.15.2016

Posted June 16, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

A dull night on the networks. 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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THE SKED SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 7/8/12

Posted July 10, 2012 by Mitch Salem

  The backlash to the Newsroom backlash backlash doesn’t seem to be hurting the show at all. HBO:  That sound you hear from the HBO boardroom is a sigh of relief:  THE NEWSROOM may or may not turn out to be Smash in terms of quality, but it’s definitely not Luck in the ratings.  In […]

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THE SKED’S MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/7/12

Posted May 8, 2012 by Mitch Salem

    SMASHWatch is glad TV shows don’t close in Boston.  NBC:  Last night’s SMASH pulled off the trick of being both melodramatic (poisoning! illicit sex!) and remarkably dull, an anticlimactic way to head toward next week’s season finale, and with a church production number to boot that seemed designed to let us know that […]

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The Sked: Cable Ratings March 13

Posted March 14, 2012 by Mitch Salem

>Earlier today in our post on the Tuesday fast nationals for the broadcast networks, we posited that Tosh.0 on Comedy Central would be the #1 program in the 10 pm time period Tuesday.  Turns out that Tosh.0 came in significantly below last week’s level (1.3 rating with Adults 18-49 last night versus 1.6 last week).  […]

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AUDIENCE MAP: FOX Primetime Full 2014-2015 Season

Posted May 25, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

The AUDIENCE MAP series continues with a look back at the complete 2014-2015 television season.  FOX’s primetime lineup is shown below.  As a reminder, the programs are arranged by broadcast schedule, with each show placed on the night it spent most of the season.  The audience share for each of 30 gender-age subgroups is noted for […]

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NIELSENWAR 2014-15: The NBC Schedule – Grid and Instant Analysis

Posted May 11, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

  NBC has kept a lot of is pieces in place, but also made some significant changes for next season, especially on its once-signature Thursday night.  Let’s dig in. MONDAY:  No surprise that THE VOICE is staying where it is, but 10PM is a risk.  NBC will keep THE BLACKLIST there only until November 10, […]

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