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SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 12.2.2016

Posted December 3, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

  NOTE:  all comparisons are to 2 weeks ago, since there was no original regular programming on the night after Thanksgiving. 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 […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4.6.2015

Posted April 7, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

  College basketball’s big 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 comparisons follow the chart. […]

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THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/3/13

Posted May 4, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  The absence of Grimm didn’t help its competition. ABC:  The network swan song of HAPPY ENDINGS was technically up, but when you’re comparing 0.8/0.7 to 0.6/0.6, it doesn’t matter much.  SHARK TANK was down 0.3 to 1.7, although it still dominated at 9PM. 20/20, though, was up a healthy 0.4 to 1.6, an easy winner […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 12.26.2017

Posted December 28, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  There were no changes from the preliminary ratings for Tuesday.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Sports again led a depleted holiday week cable field.  USA’s WWE SMACKDOWN rose 0.07 to 0.82.  ESPN’s trio of COLLEGE FOOTBALL bowl games were at […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 100 Tuesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 8.11.2015

Posted August 12, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

  NETWORK UPDATE:  ZOO and the rerun LAST MAN ON EARTH gained 0.1 in final numbers, while HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT declined by the same amount. CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Last night’s PRETTY LITTLE LIARS wasn’t just the midseason finale, but a hugely-hyped hour that promised major plot revelations.  The result was a bonanza for ABCFamily, as PRETTY wasn’t just […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 5.4.2017

Posted May 5, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  There were 0.1 bumps in final numbers for GREY’S ANATOMY, THE BIG BANG THEORY, MASTERCHEF JR and the rerun of SUPERSTORE.  RIVERDALE, however, dipped by 0.1.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s NBA PLAYOFFS games were inevitably at the top […]

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THE SKED’S 2012/13 FIRST CUT: NBC Needs & Possibilities

Posted April 4, 2012 by Mitch Salem

> Today Mitch Metcalf, veteran programming executive Ted Frank and I continue our week-long pre-Upfronts look at the challenges facing each of the broadcast networks and their potential strategies for next season.  We’ve covered FOX and ABC, and today the time has come to consider NBC. NOTE:  to the extent specific pilots are discussed or […]

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THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 12/13/12

Posted December 14, 2012 by Mitch Salem

Another Thursday where football simulcasts could affect ratings on 2 networks.  For now, at least, Scandal is having a moment. ABC:  The midseason finale of SCANDAL, pre-football adjustment in Philadelphia, is at what would be a new series high 2.7, its third high-scoring week in a row.  (Even after any revision, the show will easily […]

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