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The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS March 13

>What an ugly night Tuesday has become.  Between the Daylight Saving Time effect early in the evening, a bumper crop of repeats, mid-season shows that are going nowhere, and a million other options (including streaming, DV...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS May 1

>A night of disappearing rating points.  Last May, the first Tuesday of the sweep had a combined 12.6 rating points for the four major broadcast networks.  Last night the “big” four combined for 8.8 rating...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS April 17

>Last night every network was down from last week despite only one network (CBS) airing mostly repeats.  It’s a battle of mediocrity on Tuesday nights, with only half a rating point separating first place (2.4) from ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

UPDATED: THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 11/15/11

> UPDATE:  Both GLEE and PARENTHOOD avoided their worst fates for the night.  In final national numbers, each show’s rating increased by 0.1, just enough to keep GLEE at 3.0 and PARENTHOOD at 2.0.  Indeed, ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 1/17/12

> The FOX Tuesday line-up returned to moderate results. FOX:  The network won the night, but unimpressively:  GLEE tied the season low it hit during the holiday season, and NEW GIRL was only 0.1 above its own. CBS:&nb...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: Tuesday Ratings – Network Scorecard – 10/25/11

> Another night of atypical FOX programming as we head to the World Series endgame(s). ABC:  The real test for the network’s new sitcoms will be next week when Glee returns, but ABC can’t be happy with the prel...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/20/12

> FOX chants:  bring back GLEE! FOX:  The network’s 4-sitcom Tuesday is starting to look less like an unsuccessful experiment and more like a disaster.  I HATE MY TEENAGE DAUGHTER is already all-but-cancele...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: Tuesday Ratings – Network Scorecard – 10/11/11

> j It’s taken this long for full ratings to be released from yesterday, mostly because of FOX’s baseball coverage.  And as Mitch Metcalf just reported, tonight is going to be a disaster for FOX as well, with a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: Tuesday Ratings – Network Scorecard – 9/27/11

> On a night without a lot of movement, sometimes standing still works out for the best. FOX:  Zooey Deschanel may not be a mainstream movie star, but her Manic Pixie Dream Girl charms are definitely making her one on TV:&...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Monday Ratings — Solid Debut for The Following

CBS won Monday with a 3.1 adult 18-49 rating from 8-11 pm, down from last week’s season high for Monday (3.3) and tied with the second-highest CBS Monday rating (also 3.1 on 11.26, 12.10 and 12.17). ¬†How I Met Your Mothe...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD 3/27/12

> Dancing doesn’t mambo as fast as it used to. ABC:  The DANCING WITH THE STARS results show did a whole lot better at 9PM than The River‘s ratings, winning the hour with a 3.0 (compared to River‘s mid-1 ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/3/12

> NEW GIRL is losing that new-show gleam. FOX:  Whether it’s been caused by the accumulated agony of FOX’s 4-sitcom schedule (with I Hate My Teenage Daughter and Raising Hope reruns as lead-ins), the reality re...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS February 28

>American Idol came to Tuesday night for a special episode.  Although it won the night, the episode was down 41% from the comparable edition last year and had a relatively limited effect on the other networks, whose rating...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

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’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 11/8/11

> Post-baseball hangover over?  Not so fast. FOX:  Unlike Monday, FOX’s Tuesday seems to have been seriously dented by baseball preemptions.  GLEE only recovered a bit of its pre-baseball number, and despit...
by Mitch Salem