Posts Tagged ‘2012-13’
 

 

THE SKED: NBC’s Not Done

  Some more pre-Upfront pick-ups and renewals from the Peacock.  This time the happy newcomers are 2 1-hours: DO NO HARM is a modern day Jekyll & Hyde thriller about a neurosurgeon (Steven Pasquale from Rescue Me) who...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S NIELSENWAR CHRONICLES: Mondays

  As The Joker would say:  Here… We… Go. After weeks of semi-starts and special “previews” of new shows racking up big numbers against minimal competition, the real 2012-13 TV season gets underway ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: “Nashville” Keeps Twanging

  Yesterday ABC announced a full-season order for NASHVILLE, adding the usual back 9 to its initial 13 episodes.  The show’s ratings haven’t been great, hovering in the 1.8-2.0 neighborhood in recent weeks, bu...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S NIELSENWAR – Week 8

  We’re now mid-way through November sweeps, and it’s time to ask once again:  What do we know now about this TV season that we didn’t know before? THERE WERE NO NEW BREAKOUT HITS THIS FALL.  Despite al...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: CBS Fall Premiere Dates

  As befits the most traditional of the broadcast networks, CBS will launch almost all of its Fall 2012 premieres during Fall Premiere week, Sept. 24-30: Wed Sept 19 8PM:          SURVIVOR Mon Sept 24 8PM:    ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 10/8/12

No one welcomes back Gossip Girl. NBC:  Although REVOLUTION slipped slightly to 3.1, at this point it’s fair to call the show a substantial hit, the first scripted one NBC has had since… well, since The Office.  U...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED FALL TRAILER REVIEW: NBC’s “Revolution”

We’ll be looking at the networks’ trailers for their new shows all week at SHOWBUZZDAILY  Let’s start things off with NBC’s big-ticket new Monday night drama REVOLUTION.         REVOLUTI...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

UPDATED–THE SKED PILOT REPORT: NBC’s “Animal Practice”

  ANIMAL PRACTICE: Wednesday 8PM starting 9/26 on NBC – Change The Channel UPDATE:  Tonight NBC aired the recast version of the ANIMAL PRACTICE pilot as a last-gasp grab for the attention of its Olympics audience. ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

PREMIERING TONIGHT: THE SKED PILOT REPORT: “Golden Boy”

  GOLDEN BOY:  Friday 9PM on CBS (special previews on Tuesday 2/26 and 3/5) – Potential DVR Alert CBS tries to have its procedural cake and eat its serialization with GOLDEN BOY.  Think of it as How I Met Your Moth...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

PREMIERING TONIGHT – THE SKED PILOT REPORT: CW’s “Arrow”

  ARROW: Wednesday 8PM on CW – If Nothing Else Is On It’s Comic-Con week in San Diego, and while we here don’t participate in that particular hullabaloo (waiting for hours just to see a trailer that’...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: NBC Can’t Have Too Many Sitcoms

  The Chinese water torture that has been NBC’s announcement of its renewals and pick-ups continues with the glad tidings that PARKS & RECREATION has at long last received its (albeit 13-episode) order, as well a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: Is “Community” About to Become New Coke?

  We’ve noted the fair amount of craziness in the newly-announced NBC Fall Schedule, which includes renewing COMMUNITY but making it the lead-in to Grimm on Fridays.  Now add this to the mix:  in his discussions wi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: “Grimm” On Mondays Isn’t the “New Normal” Anymore

  Remember this morning when we were remarking on the confusing NBC promos last night that made it sound like GRIMM wouldn’t be airing again on Mondays, when it was scheduled for another Monday broadcast next week? ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: Showtime’s New Dramas

HOMELAND is the first Showtime drama to earn serious (which is to say HBO-level) acclaim (and very likely Emmy consideration) beyond the acting categories, as well as strong ratings, and the network is hoping to build on that s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “How I Met Your Mother”

  HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER:  Monday 8PM on CBS WHERE WE WERE:  At the intersection of several major events.  Lily (Alyson Hannigan) and Marshall (Jason Segel) had just had their baby; Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) had just ...
by Mitch Salem