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SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports Ratings Bowl

Posted January 14, 2013 by Mitch Metcalf

This past sports weekend was dominated by four Divisional playoff games.  The first game in the Saturday doubleheader, traditionally the weakest matchup, turned out to be one of the best games (an exciting contest finally settled in double overtime). The Ravens and Broncos game Saturday at 4:30 (21.6 HH rating in the 56 large markets with […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 10.1.2017

Posted October 3, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL adjusted to 5.8, down half a point from last week.  On ABC, 10 DAYS IN THE VALLEY fell 0.1 in final numbers to an even worse 0.5 premiere.  On CBS, 60 MINUTES and NCIS: LA each gained 0.1, but WISDOM OF THE CROWD lost the same.   […]

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THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6/10/12

Posted June 11, 2012 by Mitch Salem

And the winner isn’t. CBS:  THE TONY AWARDS, with little-known contenders for Best Musical and Best Play, and no movie stars up for any awards, hit an all-time low 1.0, the lowest rating of the night except for FOX animation reruns during the 7PM hour, and lower even than its own 60 MINUTES lead-in.  (To […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 8.10.2015

Posted August 11, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

  THE WHISPERS are getting harder to hear. 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). Ratings analysis and comparisons […]

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SKEDBALL: World Series Ratings Track Game by Game

Posted October 22, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

Clunk.  Game 1 of the World Series averaged a 3.4 adult 18-49 rating Tuesday, setting a new record low for the opening game of the Fall Classic.  The previous record low was a 3.6 in 2012 for San Francisco-Detroit and 2006 for St. Louis-Detroit.  For the record, the high in the Nielsen PeopleMeter era is a 12.4 adult […]

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Republican National Convention Ratings: 2016 Night 3

Posted July 21, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

The third night of the Republican National Convention totaled 22.8 million viewers 2+ across the three broadcast networks and three cable news channels, well above the 19.4 million on Tuesday and a touch above the 22.5 million Monday.  Compared to prior conventions, last night was above the third night of 2012 but below 2008 with both […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 6.15.2016

Posted June 16, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

      NETWORK FINALS:  MASTERCHEF gained 0.1 in final numbers, but the reruns of AMERICAN NINJA WARRIORS and ARROW lost the same.       Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s OJ: MADE IN AMERICA documentary miniseries continued to lead cable, down 0.04 from Tuesday to 0.65.  Bravo’s REAL […]

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The Sked: Saturday Ratings 6.27.2015

Posted June 28, 2015 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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