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UPDATED with CHARTS: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.26.2018

Posted March 27, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

      NETWORK FINALS:  Sorry for today’s technical difficulties.  We don’t yet have final network charts, but these are the changes from morning numbers:  AMERICAN IDOL and the season finale of THE GOOD DOCTOR each gained 0.1, while GOOD GIRLS lost the same.           Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart […]

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The Sked: Sunday September 30 Ratings

Posted October 1, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

NBC’s red-hot Sunday Night Football continues to run ahead of last year’s pace and ahead of our forecast issued last spring.  However, the other networks are performing almost exactly as forecast on a night when FOX had the late afternoon national NFL game.  (Remember, next week the CBS and FOX numbers will flip because CBS […]

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THE SKED: Saturday Ratings Projections

Posted May 24, 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 SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 12/16/12

Posted December 17, 2012 by Mitch Salem

  With live coverage of football and President Obama’s address to the families of Newtown, last night’s ratings won’t really be clear until final numbers are released tomorrow.  What follows is a very preliminary account. CBS:  The SURVIVOR finale had the advantage of a huge (8.5) lead-in from an afternoon NFL overrun, and it’s currently […]

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THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6/14/12

Posted June 15, 2012 by Mitch Salem

Everyone knows it’s not worthwhile for the networks to put on real programming during the summer, because no one watches… except for the 14 million or so who tuned in last night. ABC:  Miami and Oklahoma City cooperated to give ABC what it wanted:  a competitive NBA FINALS.  The game outrated its 5 competitors combined […]

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The Sked: Saturday Ratings 3.4.2017

Posted March 5, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

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). ###

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.27.2016

Posted March 29, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  All of Easter Sunday’s low numbers stayed in place, except that 60 MINUTES gained 0.1 in final numbers.       Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  AMC’s THE WALKING DEAD moved toward next week’s season finale with a 5.83, down 0.21 from last week, […]

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SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 7.16-17.2016

Posted July 19, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

Here are the weekend sports ratings for Saturday and Sunday July 16-17, 2016.  Eligible programs include sporting events on broadcast and cable networks (minimum audience size 150K P2+).  Programs are grouped by sport and ranked within each sport by P2+ audience size.   For comparison, here is the same chart for the same weekend last year, July […]

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