Posts Tagged ‘30 rock’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Great News”

  GREAT NEWS:  Tuesday 9PM on NBC – If Nothing Else Is On… NBC’s latest disposable sitcom GREAT NEWS hails from the House of Tina Fey, who serves as one of its Executive Producers.  Series creator Trace...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: NBC Fall Schedule and Instant Analysis

  There’s an old saying that you can’t plan for crazy.  And that brings us to some of NBC’s official Fall TV schedule:     Let’s take a look, night by night. MONDAY:  Things begin logica...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE; “30 Rock”

> There are few opportunities left to tune in to NBC and bask in the glory of the network that used to be.  One that remains, though, is 30 ROCK, postponed this season to winter due to Tina Fey’s pregnancy but now ba...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 1/12/12

> Lots of news, but it’s only good for one network. CBS:  Keeping in mind that the Thursday 8-9PM landscape will change drastically next week with the return of American Idol, CBS got everything it could have wished ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 2/2/12

> Sweeps! FOX:  AMERICAN IDOL was steady with last Thursday at 5.4, which meant it was again down around 30% from last year and again saw its first half-hour lose to CBS’s Big Bang Theory.  THE FINDER, airing ag...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 2/9/12

> Unfortunately for NBC, there are other nights in the week besides Monday. NBC:  The gradual season-long collapse of THE OFFICE continued last night, as the show’s 2.5 hit not just a season low, but its lowest ratin...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/17/12

Grey’s has still got it–other veteran shows don’t. ABC:  The GREY’S ANATOMY was up 0.4 from last week to a robust 3.9, its highest rating in months.  That helped push the SCANDAL season finale to a ser...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: THE EMMY NOMINATIONS

  Nominations have just been announced for the 64th annual Emmy Awards.  The full list is here; below is a rundown of some of the major categories and early thoughts: BEST DRAMA Boardwalk Empire Breaking Bad Downton Abbey...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “30 Rock”

  30 ROCK:  Thursday 8PM on NBC WHERE WE WERE:  Jack (Alec Baldwin) was divorcing his now-freed North Korean prisoner wife Avery (Elizabeth Banks).  Jenna (Jane Krakowski) was engaged to her Jenna-impersonator boyfriend...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Upscale Ratings — NBC Profile

>NBC is the focus of our final profile of network performance with upscale viewers.  The good news for the Peacock is that many of its programs have a disproportionate share of viewers in homes with yearly incomes over $10...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S 2012/13 FIRST CUT: NBC Needs & Possibilities

> Today Mitch Metcalf, veteran programming executive Ted Frank and I continue our week-long pre-Upfronts look at the challenges facing each of the broadcast networks and their potential strategies for next season.  We̵...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: THURSDAY RATINGS April 26 — The May Sweep Begins

>The May Sweep kicked off last night.  Fast national ratings for Adults 18-49 follow.  Highlights to come.                    Nightly Adult 18-49 Rating Thursday  ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/26/12

> Not at all the way the networks wanted May Sweeps to begin. NBC:  All the hype for 30 ROCK‘s live episode (a very busy half-hour with some great gags) and COMMUNITY‘s self-contained episode-long Law & Ord...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Review: “Saturday Night Live” with Tracy Morgan

  The return of Tracy Morgan to SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE after his long convalescence from a devastating auto accident was an event, and the show treated it as such, with guest appearances from Morgan’s 30 Rock co-stars T...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: THURSDAY RATINGS May 3

>As we enter the second week of the May Sweep, FOX and ABC had very similar ratings to last week, while CBS popped up with a nice increase for Big Bang Theory.  On NBC, The Office was up a bit from last week, but NBC staye...
by Mitch Metcalf