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2014-15 TV Season

NIELSENWAR 2014-15: SHOWBUZZDAILY’S Fearless Fall Ratings Predictions – Wednesday

Posted May 20, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  SHOWBUZZDAILY has taken a look at Monday and Tuesday, and now we’ll pay an early visit to next fall’s network TV Wednesdays and stick out our necks with some early ratings predictions.  As we’ve noted, the period we’re covering is September 22-December 7, when all the networks will be introducing their new shows and […]

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NIELSENWAR 2014-15 Trailer Review:  CW’s “The Flash”
2014-15 TV Season

NIELSENWAR 2014-15 Trailer Review: CW’s “The Flash”

Posted May 15, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  (NOTE:  as of Thursday afternoon, CW had only released a 30-second teaser for its new JANE THE VIRGIN, and nothing at all for midseason shows iZOMBIE and THE MESSENGERS.  We’ll post reviews of the rest of the network’s trailers as soon as they’re available.) THE FLASH:  Tuesday 8PM on CW THE FACTS:  Viewers of […]

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NIELSENWAR 2014-15: The Complete Fall Battle Plan: 7-Night Grid

Posted May 15, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

Here are the network schedules for fall 2014 for ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX, as a handy reference.  As usual, new shows are denoted in italics. Also, note The CW will be airing The Originals and Jane the Virgin on Mondays, The Flash and Supernatural on Tuesdays, Arrow and The 100 on Wednesdays, The Vampire Diaries and Reign on Thursdays, and Whose Line […]

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NIELSENWAR 2014-15: The CW Schedule – Instant Analysis

Posted May 15, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  CW didn’t need to make a lot of changes after a successful (on its terms) season, and it hasn’t.  The network confined its fall moves to 2 nights, opting for stability the rest of the week and keeping 4 additional shows (2 new, 2 returning) for midseason use.  Here are the details: MONDAY:  This […]

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NIELSENWAR 2014-15 Trailer Review:  CBS’s “Scorpion”
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NIELSENWAR 2014-15 Trailer Review: CBS’s “Scorpion”

Posted May 14, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  SCORPION:  Monday 9PM on CBS THE FACTS:  A group of nerdy genius goofballs works with the government to solve high-tech emergencies–based on a true story.  Elyes Gabel is Walter O’Brien, the leader of the nerd squad, Robert Patrick is their exasperated supervisor, and Katharine McPhee is the token normal girl, a waitress with a […]

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NIELSENWAR 2014-15 Trailer Review:  CBS’s “Stalker”
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NIELSENWAR 2014-15 Trailer Review: CBS’s “Stalker”

Posted May 14, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  STALKER:  Wednesday 10PM on CBS THE FACTS:  From the grisly mind of The Following‘s Kevin Williamson, a procedural about an LAPD squad that specializes in tracking down dangerous stalkers.  Maggie Q runs the unit, and Dylan McDermott is the cocky new arrival from New York who immediately gets on her wrong side; both of […]

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NIELSENWAR 2014-15 Trailer Review:  CBS’s “The McCarthys”
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NIELSENWAR 2014-15 Trailer Review: CBS’s “The McCarthys”

Posted May 14, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  THE MCCARTHYS:  Thursday 9:30PM on CBS THE FACTS:  Ronnie McCarthy (Jake Lacy) is part of a lovingly smothering Boston Irish-Catholic family, who are just fine with him being gay but embarrass him at every turn anyway.  The series was created by Brian Gallivan, a relative newbie, so the showrunner will be Mike Sikowitz, of […]

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NIELSENWAR 2014-15 Trailer Review:  CBS’s “Madam Secretary”
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NIELSENWAR 2014-15 Trailer Review: CBS’s “Madam Secretary”

Posted May 14, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  MADAM SECRETARY:  Sunday 8PM on CBS THE FACTS:  Tea Leoni plays Elizabeth McCord, a college professor and former CIA analyst unexpectedly named by the President (Keith Carradine)–who used to be her boss at the CIA–as his new Secretary of State.  She battles with his Chief of Staff (Zeljko Ivanek), and her plainspoken style doesn’t […]

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