2015-16 TV Season

NIELSENWAR: The NBC Fall Schedule

Posted May 10, 2015 by Mitch Salem

  Although its official Upfront presentation isn’t until tomorrow morning, NBC has unveiled its Fall 2015 primetime schedule, and here it is along with some instant analysis (new shows are in ALL CAPS, new timeslots are in italics): MONDAY 8PM:  The Voice 10PM:  BLINDSPOT (trailer here) The network may not have moved The Blacklist back […]

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2014-15 TV Season

NIELSENWAR: This Revolution Is Being “Televised”

Posted May 9, 2015 by Mitch Salem

  Over the past few days, in the lead-up to the gala Upfront ceremonies that will begin with NBC’s presentation to advertisers and the world on Monday morning, there’s been a steady stream of announcements and leaks about which broadcast network shows are being cancelled, renewed or picked-up to series.  For decades, that news was […]

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2014-15 TV Season

NIELSENWAR 2014-15: C7 Will Save the Networks! (Or Maybe Not)

Posted June 5, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  According to Advertising Age, advertisers have begun to buy time on the broadcast networks for the 2014-15 TV season, which is the whole reason the hoopla of the “Upfronts” exists in the first place.  There are two basic components to each of these sales (although they can become quite intricate):  the rate that buyers […]

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2014-15 TV Season

NIELSENWAR 2014-15: SHOWBUZZDAILY’S Fearless Fall Ratings Predictions – Full Network Week

Posted May 22, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  Here are our night-by-night ratings predictions for the Fall network television season:  Monday,  Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday,  Friday, and Sunday Now that we’ve gone through each night’s Fall ratings, let’s pull back and take a look at the big picture for each of the broadcast networks. ABC:  Standing still isn’t necessarily a bad thing in the […]

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2014-15 TV Season

NIELSENWAR 2014-15: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Fearless Fall Ratings Predictions – Friday

Posted May 21, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  Fridays aren’t the most exciting night on the broadcast network schedule, but there are some interesting changes coming next fall.  We’re following our predictions for Monday,  Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday with a look at what Fridays have in store.  These projections cover the September 22-December 7 period, before holiday reruns and specials kick in, […]

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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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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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2014-15 TV Season

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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