Posts Tagged ‘30 rock’
 

 

THE SKED: NBC MIDSEASON SCHEDULE

> NBC has unaccountably decided not to air a midseason schedule consisting of a test pattern and the words “For the love of God, bring back football…” scrolling at the bottom of the screen.  On the contra...
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: Sandy-Related Network Schedule Changes

  The aftereffects of Sandy are still being felt at the TV networks, where schedules over the next several days have undergone several last-minute changes. Tonight, both ABC and NBC will preempt their 10PM programming for ...
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 SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “30 Rock”

    The dirty little secret at the heart of 30 ROCK has always been that it doesn’t really have one–a heart, that is.  That doesn’t make the show any less brilliantly written or superbly performed, ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S SCHEDULE: NBC

  The broadcast networks will officially announce their schedules next week at the Upfronts in New York, but before that happens, Mitch Metcalf and I, along with veteran network executive Ted Frank, have put together our o...
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 – 1/26/12

> AMERICAN IDOL‘s best days are behind it. FOX:  Idol gave FOX an easy win for the night, but it continues to be 30% below last season, and last night dipped 0.3 from its first Thursday.  It appears as though th...
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: THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 10/11/12

  A truncated night, due to  the VP DEBATE.  Plus, a couple of the more important numbers may be distorted for now by NFL simulcasts.  Nevertheless: CW:  Football may have inflated these numbers due to a Pittsburgh NF...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’S FALL 2011/12 THURSDAY TV SCHEDULE

> Welcome to ShowbuzzDaily’s coverage of the upcoming TV schedules for the 2011/12 TV season!  Above you see our guide to what to expect on Thursday nights this Fall:  the numbers are our projected Adults 18-49 ...
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: 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 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’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/19/12

> When you’re NBC, even a 1.8 rating can look good. NBC:  PARKS & RECREATION returned to the schedule last night in the 9:30PM slot, with a 1.8 that was far better than the 1.2-1.5 that Up All Night had been gett...
by Mitch Salem