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2018-19 TV Season

NIELSENWAR: CW Fall Schedule & Analysis (With Full 5-Network Grid)

Posted May 17, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  Welcome to Upfronts week, when the broadcast networks (or what’s left of them) announce their Fall schedules and attempt to generate billions of dollars worth of excitement from advertisers.  It’s harder than ever to authoritatively analyze the thought process that goes into a broadcaster’s cancellation, renewal and pick-up decisions, because network ad revenues directly […]

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2018-19 TV Season

NIELSENWAR: CBS Fall Schedule & Analysis (Including 5-Network Grid)

Posted May 16, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  Welcome to Upfronts week, when the broadcast networks (or what’s left of them) announce their Fall schedules and attempt to generate billions of dollars worth of excitement from advertisers.  It’s harder than ever to authoritatively analyze the thought process that goes into a broadcaster’s cancellation, renewal and pick-up decisions, because network ad revenues directly […]

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2018-19 TV Season

NIELSENWAR: ABC Fall Schedule & Analysis (Includes 5-Network Grid)

Posted May 15, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  Welcome to Upfronts week, when the broadcast networks (or what’s left of them) announce their Fall schedules and attempt to generate billions of dollars worth of excitement from advertisers.  It’s harder than ever to authoritatively analyze the thought process that goes into a broadcaster’s cancellation, renewal and pick-up decisions, because network ad revenues directly […]

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2018-19 TV Season

NIELSENWAR: FOX Fall Schedule & Analysis (Includes 5-Network Grid)

Posted May 14, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  Welcome to Upfronts week, when the broadcast networks (or what’s left of them) announce their Fall schedules and attempt to generate billions of dollars worth of excitement from advertisers.  It’s harder than ever to authoritatively analyze the thought process that goes into a broadcaster’s cancellation, renewal and pick-up decisions, because network ad revenues directly […]

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2018-19 TV Season

NIELSENWAR: NBC Fall Schedule & Analysis [5-Network Program Grid Added]

Posted May 13, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  Welcome to Upfronts week, when the broadcast networks (or what’s left of them) announce their Fall schedules and attempt to generate billions of dollars worth of excitement from advertisers.  It’s harder than ever to authoritatively analyze the thought process that goes into a broadcaster’s cancellation, renewal and pick-up decisions, because network ad revenues directly […]

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2017-18 TV Season

NIELSENWAR: REVISED 5-Network Grid with New NBC Line-Up

Posted May 30, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  In a very unusual move, NBC has already made major changes in the fall schedule that it announced just 2 weeks ago.  In fact, it’s changed the centerpiece of that schedule, reversing the move of its breakout hit This Is Us to Thursdays, and leaving it instead on Tuesday.   As the chart indicates, This Is […]

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2017-18 TV Season

UPDATED WITH ANALYSIS: NIELSENWAR: The CW Fall 2017 Schedule

Posted May 18, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

  See our analysis of the fall line-ups for NBC, FOX, ABC and CBS. In a way, CW got there before anyone else.  The mini-network has been able to make a business out of shrunken linear ratings for years, cobbling together low network license fees, lucrative SVOD deals, an extensive push on streaming, and international sales to produce […]

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2017-18 TV Season

UPDATED WITH ANALYSIS: NIELSENWAR: The CBS Fall 2017 Schedule

Posted May 17, 2017 by Mitch Salem

    See our analysis of the fall line-ups for NBC, FOX and ABC. CBS always has the same story to tell at this time of year.  It portrays itself, with some accuracy, as television’s bastion of consistency, where hit shows run for years and years (and years and years and years), and even the […]

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