Posts Tagged ‘cable ratings’
 

 

THE SKED’S SAT-MON CABLE SCORECARD: 8/17-19

  SATURDAY STARZ:  Starz would be pleased if THE WHITE QUEEN can continue where it landed with its second episode.  Although its 800K total viewers and 0.3 in 18-49s were below the total of the many airings Starz and its...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: “Breaking Bad” Breaks Big

  AMC executives may have felt like they’d been doing some meth themselves this morning–in a good way.  Five and a half seasons into its run, BREAKING BAD returned for its final 8 episodes with a vengeance, ex...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: Fri-Mon Cable Ratings Scorecard – 7/26-7/29

  FRIDAY STARZ:  The pay-TV network had plenty of announcements at its TCA press tour session, including a renewal for its pirate series Black Sails before the show has even aired, but there wasn’t a word of comfort...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: Sun/Mon Cable Ratings Scorecard – 7/21-22

  SUNDAY HBO:  It’s still TRUE BLOOD season, and even though the show slipped 0.1 to 2.4 among 18-49s, holding more or less even in total viewers at 4.5M, that was by far the biggest cable rating of the night.  In ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

UPDATED WITH CABLE RATINGS: THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/17/13

  Cable Highlights:  In the morning’s overnight ratings, last night’s ESPY AWARDS on ESPN rose a healthy 0.3 from last year to a 1.9 household rating, giving host Jon Hamm a nice lead-in to this morning’...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: Hot Off the Presses – “The Newsroom” Has a Solid Return

  HBO’s Aaron Sorkin opus THE NEWSROOM fared well in its Season 2 premiere last night, drawing 2.2M total viewers (plus another 400K for the late-night re-airing).  Demo info won’t be available until tomorrow,...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED WEEKLY CABLE RATINGS SCORECARD – 7/12/13

  THURSDAY USA:  The night started out weakly with the premiere of reality show SUMMER CAMP, which only had a 0.5 rating among 18-49s year olds, and 1.1M total viewers. That seemed to set the tone for the evening, since a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: A Good Night For Showtime as “Dexter” & “Ray Donovan” Rise

  It’s encouraging when the ratings for a new series rise off a much-hyped premiere, and RAY DONOVAN managed that last night (in total viewers, at least–we don’t yet have any demo information), up from 1....
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED FRI-TUES CABLE RATINGS SCORECARD: 6/28 – 7/2

  FRIDAY STARZ:  MAGIC CITY regained some older viewers, rising back to 450K in total, but it continues to barely register with 18-49 year-olds, with only about 25% of its audience in that age group, giving the show an 0....
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: Early Weekend Cable Ratings – “Dexter,” “Ray Donovan,” “Anna Nicole” All Score

  Fans are already starting to miss their favorite serial killer, as DEXTER had the best launch of its run with last night’s Season 8 premiere.  The show had 2.5M viewers, up 100,000 from Season 7’s premiere....
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: Cable Ratings Scorecard – 6/21-25

  FRIDAY STARZ:  Things got even worse for MAGIC CITY, with under 350K total viewers and an 18-49 number that had to be rounded up to reach 0.1.  It’s hard to imagine Starz ordering a third season, unless there are...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: “Rizzoli & Isles” and “Perception” Start Strong

  RIZZOLI & ISLES has been one of TNT’s most reliable hits, and it launched Season 4 last night in very healthy fashion.  The show was up from its Season 3 premiere in all measurements, with 6.6M total viewers (...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY SUNDAY CABLE RATINGS: “Mad Men” Up, “Devious Maids” Soft, Wallenda Wins

  Cable ratings will be fragmentary until tomorrow, but here are some numbers worth noting: MAD MEN‘s Season 6 finale was, despite some viewers’ misgivings about this season, the show’s highest-rated fina...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: Cable Ratings Scorecard – 6/14-18

  FRIDAY STARZ:  The network continues to have a hard time getting any traction for its original scripted shows, as MAGIC CITY returned for its second season with a miniscule 500K viewers, of whom only 30% were under 50 (...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: “True Blood” Premiere A Bit Drained

  The Season 6 premiere of HBO’s TRUE BLOOD wasn’t quite as hearty as last year’s launch, with 4.5M total viewers for the initial broadcast (demo details aren’t available yet, although it should be ...
by Mitch Salem