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THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6/23/13

Posted June 24, 2013 by Mitch Salem

It’s not that no one was watching television last night:  Discovery’s SKYWIRE LIVE WITH NIK WALLENDA delivered 13M viewers during his actual Grand Canyon walk.  What viewers weren’t watching was broadcast TV, as the networks combined for a 3.6 adult 18-49 rating, 6% below last year’s results for the parallel night NBC:  The international co-production CROSSING […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Tuesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 3.24.2015 (Chart Updated)

Posted March 25, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

NETWORK UPDATE:  THE MINDY PROJECT avoided ending its season at a new low by rising 0.1 in final numbers (the NEW GIRL rerun that preceded it lost 0.1).  Also up 0.1:  THE VOICE (but not UNDATEABLE or ONE BIG HAPPY) and THE FLASH (but not IZOMBIE).  NCIS: NEW ORLEANS dropped 0.1. Ratings in key demos for […]

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SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings

Posted June 17, 2013 by Mitch Metcalf

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday June 15 and Sunday June 16, 2013. (The 56 markets out of 210 total cover about 70% of the US television population.) The second major tournament on the golf calendar was down from last year to a fairly mediocre […]

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THE SKED CABLE NEWS: “Mad Men” Premieres Slightly Down, “Bates Motel” Books Another Season

Posted April 8, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  Six seasons in, it’s probably safe to say that the people who watch MAD MEN are the people who watch Mad Men, and the ratings for last night’s Season 6 premiere were by and large very steady with last year’s launch.  Total viewership was at 3.4M, down a bit from 3.54M last year, while […]

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EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Logan” Huge, But “Get Out” Holds & “The Shack” Solid

Posted March 4, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  This weekend was expected to belong to LOGAN (TSG/20th), and the R-rated, critically acclaimed superhero drama is delivering in a big way.  Preliminary numbers at Deadline have opening day at $32M (including $8.5M from Thursday night), about 2/3 of Deadpool‘s first day, which was itself boosted by a 4-day holiday weekend.  Among R-rated action […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3.8.2017

Posted March 9, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

  None of the night’s returns livened things up. 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 Cable & Network Ratings Scorecard – 9/29/13

Posted September 30, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  For one last glorious night, Walter White truly was The One Who Knocks. AMC:  Ratings for the finale of BREAKING BAD smashed through even the huge expectations.  The show was watched by 10.3M people in its 9PM airing.  That was almost 40% higher than last week–which was itself a series record.  It was the […]

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The Sked: American Idol vs The Voice — The Gap Widens

Posted April 25, 2012 by Mitch Salem

>As the (relatively) highly-rated singing competition shows head toward their season finales, it is time to take a broader view of the full season ratings tracks for FOX’s American Idol and NBC’s The Voice.  The chart below provides the episode ratings for the main performance episodes on Monday for The Voice and Wednesday for Idol.  […]

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