Posts Tagged ‘Animal Practice’
 

 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Animal Practice”

A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and the production of episodes for the regular season: a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may have ha...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: “Community” and “Whitney” Stay On the Shelf

  Adjust all those DVRs set for the season premiere of the newly revamped COMMUNITY.  (And both of those set to record WHITNEY as well.)  The two shows had been scheduled to join the NBC Friday line-up on October 19, but...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 10/10/12

  A superhero comes to the rescue. CW:  ARROW gave the beleagurered little network the best news it’s had literally in years, with a colossal (for CW) 1.3 rating that beat NBC in its first half-hour and was only na...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: NBC Is Still Picking Up

      NBC’s early pick-up spree continued late today with orders for 2 more sitcoms in addition to the previously ordered Go On, Save Me and The New Normal. The more high-concept entry is 1600 PENN, a singl...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: “Animal Practice” Is Put Down

  Rizzo RIP. Last night’s 1.0 rating was too much for even NBC to stomach, and ANIMAL PRACTICE is the Peacock’s first victim of the season.  The show will continue to go through the motions for 3 more weeks, w...
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: 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: FALL RATINGS PREDICTIONS — WEDNESDAY Night

Wednesday nights this fall will look a lot like last year, with most of the returning programs performing at similar levels and no network making a big move (up or down) on the night.  FOX should win Wednesday again with The ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S NIELSENWAR – Fall TV Turkey Edition

  As this is a week when turkeys are revered, celebrated, and then eaten, let’s take a look at what wisdom the network’s Fall feathered non-fliers have to impart to us.  In other words, What did this Fall̵...
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
 

 

 

Promo Watch NEW FALL SHOW PROMOTION — 666 Park Avenue and Nashville Jump to an Early Lead

Promo Watch begins and so far ABC’s 666 Park Avenue and Nashville stand out so far (thanks to a solid assist from the NBA). With the arrival of summer, it is time for the broadcast networks to get busy rolling out their m...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

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
 

 

 

The Sked: Updated Olympic Ratings through Saturday

Last night in prime time, NBC averaged a preliminary 5.0 from 8-11 pm with Adults 18-49 from 8-11 pm.   The network has often thrown the 8 pm hour out of the nightly average (by delaying national commercials until 9:00).  If ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED’S NIELSENWAR CHRONICLES: Wednesday

  Our saga of the hour-by-hour battle for territory on the broadcast network landscape continues.  Today, the motley group of series that make up Wednesdays–although due to scheduling strategies and the first Presid...
by Mitch Salem