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THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 2/6/13

Posted February 7, 2013 by Mitch Salem

February Sweeps stunts by NBC and CBS both fail. NBC:  The network aggressively promoted last night’s SVU because it featured Mike Tyson as a guest star, but the show dropped 0.2 to 1.5, in 4th place for its hour.  CHICAGO FIRE had an even steeper fall, down 0.3 to 1.8, but that was enough to […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Sunday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 12.14.2014

Posted December 16, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

  NETWORK UPDATE:  There was no relief for ONCE UPON A TIME’s series low in final numbers.  60 MINUTES lost 0.1 once the CBS football overrun was removed, and both BOB’S BURGERS and the rerun FAMILY GUY  gained 0.1. Ratings in key demos for the Top 25 original cable telecasts (plus a few other lower-rated […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4.12.2017

Posted April 13, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

  EMPIRE dominated a night with many reruns. 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’S SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 4/1/12

Posted April 3, 2012 by Mitch Salem

> There’s almost an embarrassment of riches on Sunday night cable, enough good shows to overload a DVR.  Since many of these series are among the most talked-about (and honored) on all of television, we’re going to start paying attention to them. HBO:  GAME OF THRONES was perfectly poised to become a Season 2 phenomenon, […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.17.2017

Posted March 20, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  The primetime NCAA TOURNAMENT games on CBS adjusted to 1.3/1.3 in final numbers.  Elsewhere, DATELINE fell 0.1.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Friday cable was once again all about the NCAA TOURNAMENT, with 15 of the Top 20 slots going […]

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The Sked: Cable Ratings November 8-14

Posted November 16, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>A pretty typical week on cable in prime time, with ESPN’s Monday Night Football leading the way (Green Bay Packers thumping the Minnesota Vikings).   On the scripted front, AMC’s Walking Dead is ahead by a mile.  The program’s lead-out, Hell on Wheels, dropped a big four tenths of a rating point, from a 1.9 […]

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The Sked: THURSDAY RATINGS April 5

Posted April 6, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

>American Idol keeps falling and keeps opening the door for CBS to win Thursday night, but it seems like all hit shows are stumbling badly in this second half of the season.  Meanwhile, Scandal premiered on ABC to unspectacular ratings.                  Nightly Adult 18-49 Rating Thursday     […]

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The Sked: Thursday Ratings 11.3.2016

Posted November 4, 2016 by Mitch Salem

  With the World Series done, network TV returned to normal. 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 […]

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