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THE SKED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’S FALL 2011/12 THURSDAY TV SCHEDULE

Posted May 13, 2011 by Mitch Salem

> Welcome to ShowbuzzDaily’s coverage of the upcoming TV schedules for the 2011/12 TV season!  Above you see our guide to what to expect on Thursday nights this Fall:  the numbers are our projected Adults 18-49 ratings for each show; the capitalized titles are the new shows; and italics are for shows changing their time […]

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THE SKED: Updated Fall Ratings Projections and Viewing Recommendations

Posted May 26, 2011 by Mitch Salem

> SHOWBUZZDAILY’S COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE FALL TV SEASON: MONDAY           Rating Projections                                 What to Watch TUESDAY          Rating Projections                                 What to Watch WEDNESDAY    Rating Projections (updated)                  What to Watch  THURSDAY       Rating Projections                                  What to Watch  FRIDAY             Rating Projections                                  What to Watch SATURDAY       Rating Projections                                   What to Watch  SUNDAY           Rating Projections                                   What to Watch […]

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NIELSENWAR: The CW Fall Schedule

Posted May 14, 2015 by Mitch Salem

  CW had a successful season in 2014-15. launching the smash hit THE FLASH and the critical darling JANE THE VIRGIN.  There wasn’t reason to change much, and the network didn’t.  Here’s a look (new shows are in ALL CAPS, new timeslots are in italics): MONDAY 8PM:  CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND (trailer here) 9PM:  Jane the Virgin […]

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THE SKED’s Fall TV Ratings Predictions – Thursday

Posted May 23, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  We’re continuing our survey of the fall primetime schedule (our merry band includes former head of NBC Scheduling Mitch Metcalf, former head of NBC Current Programming Ted Frank and myself) with Thursdays, when CBS will finally do what people have been expecting for the past several seasons and expand to a 4-sitcom night.  (Here […]

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THE SKED’S NIELSENWAR: 2 Weeks In

Posted October 7, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  So… how’s it going? We’ve completed 2 full weeks of the 2013-14 broadcast TV season, and while there are still a few arrivals on the way (notably ABC’s Once Upon A Time in Wonderland and the NBC Friday line-up), we’ve seen enough to reach some early conclusions.  Let’s take a look. First, the big […]

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THE SKED: Monday Ratings Projections

Posted May 23, 2011 by Mitch Salem

> A few notes: these projections are for original episodes (no repeats) aired in the 4th quarter of 2011.  Series premieres will likely be .3-.4 higher, thanks to network marketing pushes, and then tend to go down over time.  We’ll be updating the numbers after we see full pilots and also as we get a […]

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THE SKED’S STATE OF THE NETWORK: NBC

Posted March 12, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  NBC is having an abysmal season, and here’s the thing:  it’s actually worse than it looks.  How is that even possible? you ask.  Right now, Mitch Metcalf’s estimate is that by the end of the season, NBC’s primetime average will be 2.07, putting it ahead of only ABC and its 1.86.  But he also […]

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THE SKED: NBC Fall Schedule and Instant Analysis

Posted May 13, 2012 by Mitch Salem

  There’s an old saying that you can’t plan for crazy.  And that brings us to some of NBC’s official Fall TV schedule:     Let’s take a look, night by night. MONDAY:  Things begin logically enough, with the return of THE VOICE leading into one of the network’s new dramas.  We had Infamous in […]

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