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The Sked: CABLE RATINGS September 27-October 3

>Sports dominate the top of the weekly cable ratings chart.  ESPN’s NFL Monday Night Football was #1 again in the cable world, although down from a 7.2 demo rating last week when the more attractive Dallas-Washington...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 
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The Sked: CABLE RATINGS September 20-26

>The power of the NFL is in full display in this week’s top cable program chart.  ESPN’s Monday Night Football game featuring the Dallas Cowboys at the Washington Redskins scored a mammoth 7.2 Adult 18-49 ratin...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 
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THE SKED: Cable Ratings September 13-19

> On cable this past week, NFL football was again the top-rated program, and Jersey Shore was in second place, as usual.  But tying for second was the Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen, which aired 30 minutes after the...
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THE SKED: Cable Ratings September 6-12

> Jersey Shore’s reign at the top of the weekly cable chart is over.  The NFL double-header on ESPN’s Monday Night Football saw to that.  The early game started at 7:00 ET and scored a 6.3 demo rating, dow...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 
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THE SKED: Cable Ratings Aug 29-Sep 5

>With Jersey Shore in repeat Sunday and the Video Music Awards now a distant memory, MTV was less dominant this week among viewers under 50.  However, MTV can take solace in a repeat Jersey Shore ranking fourth among all c...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 
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THE SKED: Cable Ratings August 23-29

>The cable landscape this week was dominated by MTV, a network that has gone through many incarnations and ups and downs over the past few decades.  Now it is going through a red-hot period.  The top four cable progra...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 
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THE SKED: Cable Ratings August 16-22

>A fairly typical summer week on cable.  Jersey Shore and True Blood land on top of the chart, while ESPN’s Monday Night Football (preseason) had a good showing.  Keeping Up with the Kardashians (featuring the t...
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THE SKED: Cable Ratings August 2-8

>An interesting week on cable.  MTV’s Jersey Shore rocketed to a 4.3 18-49 rating in its season premiere, with a repeat of the same episode immediately following registering an impressive 1.8 rating.  A Friday p...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 
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THE SKED: Cable Ratings July 26-August 1

>Over the past seven days (last Tuesday through Monday night), the cable landscape again was led by the vampires of TRUE BLOOD on HBO’s signature Sunday night.  ENTOURAGE fell off our list (down to a 1.2 rating ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 
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THE SKED PILOT REPORT: AMC’s “Hell On Wheels”

> Disclaimer:  Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall.  Pilots are often reedited and rescored, and in some cases even recast or reshot.  So these critiques sh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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THE SKED: Cable Ratings July 19-25

>In the past seven days of cable programs, HBO’s TRUE BLOOD leads the way in Adults 18-49 rating.  The next ten spots in the chart is a cavalcade of white trash characters and concepts, from PAWN STARS to WWE wrestli...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 
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THE SKED PILOT REPORT: Showtime’s “Homeland”

> Disclaimer:  Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall.  Pilots are often reedited and rescored, and in some cases even recast or reshot.  So these critiques sh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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THE SKED: The (Last) Return of “Entourage” and Cable Sundays

> On summer Sunday nights, the 4 broadcast networks air a grand total of zero hours of original scripted programming; instead, viewers get a strict diet of animated repeats (FOX) and unscripted series like Big Brother (CBS), Am...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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THE SKED: Cable Ratings Update July 19-20

> Updating the cable hit chart (click “read more” to see it) with data from Tuesday and Wednesday, A&E’s Storage Wars joins the rankings of high-rated cable shows.  Other people’s junk is a very...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 
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THE SKED: The Cable Ratings World

>From time to time, we will check in with the cable networks to see what programs are resonating with the audience.  HBO’s True Blood and History’s Pawn Stars would be considered summer hits on any network.&nbs...
by Mitch Metcalf