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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.9.2016

Posted February 10, 2016 by Mitch Salem

    NETWORK UPDATE:  Final numbers were not kind to the night’s bubble shows, as THE MUPPETS, THE GRINDER and IZOMBIE all lost 0.1s they couldn’t spare.  NCIS: NEW ORLEANS was down 0.1 as well. Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  FX’s THE PEOPLE VS. OJ SIMPSON topped Tuesday cable, but […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Thursday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 2.12.2015

Posted February 13, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

  NETWORK UPDATE:  There was no relief for NBC in final ratings, which didn’t budge any of the network’s shows as much as 0.1.  In fact, the night’s only adjustment was a 0.1 drop for BACKSTROM. Ratings in key demos for the Top 25 original cable telecasts (plus a few other lower-rated but noteworthy programs): […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 7.18.2017

Posted July 19, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

          NETWORK FINALS:  CW’s reruns of THE FLASH and HOOTEN & THE LADY were preempted by baseball in NY, and both lost 0.1 in final numbers; however, it’s noteworthy that despite the adjustment, the HOOTEN rerun had the same rating as last week’s premiere. In addition, AMERICA’S GOT TALENT gained 0.1, […]

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THE SKED PILOT REVIEW: “Girls”

Posted April 16, 2012 by Mitch Salem

> GIRLS – Sundays 10:30PM on HBO – Potential DVR Alert The lion’s share of attention paid to HBO goes to its splashy, big-budget, big-name projects like Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire, Luck and True Blood.  But at the same time, the network has consistently produced smaller, idiosyncratic shows that are more akin to independent […]

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THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/28/12

Posted March 29, 2012 by Mitch Salem

> NBC’s sitcoms don’t get a fond farewell. NBC:  How bad was the network’s night?  Its highest rating was a 1.5 for the season finale of WHITNEY.  About the best you could say about that number was that it was stable:  the show’s ratings have stayed within the same 1.4-1.6 range for the past 6 […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6.13.2016

Posted June 14, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

  The premiere of BRAINDEAD didn’t show much life. 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 […]

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THE SKED: “Breaking” Spectacular (Except In the Ratings)

Posted October 10, 2011 by Mitch Salem

> Creatively, last night’s season finale of BREAKING BAD was extraordinary in almost every way (how long till the final 16 episodes start airing?).  In the ratings, according to TV By the Numbers it did quite well, but not quite up to the mark of its season premiere (around a 0.9 rating as opposed to […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.2.2019

Posted March 5, 2019 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  ABC’s NBA game adjusted to 1.1.  In addition, the 2 hours of DATELINE dropped to 0.4/0.5 in final numbers.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s UFC PRELIMS tied for the lead on Saturday cable with 0.63, and the network’s  COLLEGE […]

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