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THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/23/13

Posted April 24, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  Even The Voice lost momentum on a very blah night for network television. NBC:  THE VOICE tumbled 0.6 to 4.0, its lowest rating of the spring cycle.  After that, the final scheduled airing of READY FOR LOVE held even, for what it’s worth, at 1.2. CBS:  Both NCIS shows remained subpar, with the mothership […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY OSCAR WATCH: The National Society of Film Critics Is Full of “Amour”

Posted January 5, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  Today’s shipment of critical praise comes courtesy of the National Society of Film Critics, a small (60-member) but prestigious group, which today gave Michael Haneke’s AMOUR one of its biggest boosts of the season, with awards for Picture, Director and Actress (Emmanuelle Riva).  Oscar nomination voting is now closed, so these prizes will only […]

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FRIDAY APRIL 27 BOX OFFICE RESULTS — With Updated Numbers

Posted April 28, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

> The 17th weekend of 2012 is looking like a poor $97 million for the Top 12 films, down 33% from this weekend last year and down 28% from the four-year average for the same weekend.  Think Like a Man should retain the top spot in its second weekend with $18 million, declining about 46% […]

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The Sked: WEDNESDAY Ratings Charts

Posted March 21, 2013 by Mitch Metcalf

A quick post today with just the ratings charts for last night.  Complete coverage to return soon. Wednesday night fast national ratings compared to the official nationals for the same night last year: Original episode track for Wednesday network programs:

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THE BIJOU BULLETIN: “Spy Kids 4” Stinks (Intentionally)

Posted June 24, 2011 by Mitch Salem

> Get all the stench jokes out of your system:  come August 19, the new SPY KIDS:  ALL THE TIME IN THE WORLD won’t just be in tired old 3D, but in what they’re calling the 4D of Aromascope.  In other words, everyone will be issued scratch ‘n sniff cards, and at various times in […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 7.22.2018

Posted July 24, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  BIG BROTHER gained 0.1 in final numbers, while SHADES OF BLUE and the rerun of TKO: TOTAL KNOCK-OUT lost the same.          Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  SHARK WEEK is the happiest week of the year for Discovery, and it was […]

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THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 12/7/11

Posted December 8, 2011 by Mitch Salem

> Last night, viewers took a stand against the hatred of teenage daughters. FOX:  I HATE MY TEENAGE DAUGHTER, in its 2d airing (and first against new episodes on ABC) slumped to a 2.1 rating, losing more than a third of X FACTOR‘s lead-in 3.3.  The Teenage Daughter numbers may continue to be erratic, because […]

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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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