Posts Tagged ‘cable’
 

 

The Sked: Cable Ratings January 3-9

>ESPN’s coverage of the BCS National Championship for college football Monday tops the cable ratings chart for the week of January 3-9.  This year’s 8.7 rating for the title game is down from a 10.1 last year &...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Cable Ratings December 27-January 2

>New Year’s week was a busy one for cable.  Just as the NFL (on ESPN Monday and NFL Network Thursday) leaves the stage, BCS college football steps in to take its place at the top of the weekly cable rankings.  T...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Cable Ratings December 20-26

>ESPN’s Monday Night Football concluded its season with a solid 5.6 rating with Adults 18-49, the top rated program on cable this week by far.  On Christmas Day Sunday, the delayed NBA season tipped off at noon ET wi...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Cable Ratings December 13-19

>ESPN’s Monday Night Football was back with a vengeance this week — a 6.4 Adult 18-49 rating for the Pittsburgh Steelers at San Francisco 49ers, the highest-rated game since November 7 (6.9 rating for Chicago Bears ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Cable Ratings December 6-12

>The lack of schedule flexibility (as NBC has with its late season Sunday Night Football games) has hurt the Monday and Thursday night football franchises recently.  When match-ups feature teams with little to no playoff c...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Cable Ratings November 29-December 5

>Really weak ratings for both ESPN’s Monday Night Football and NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football this week, but both still landed at the top of the cable ratings chart with Adults 18-49.  Following close be...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Cable Ratings November 22-28

>Once again football tops the weekly cable ratings chart.  ESPN’s Monday Night Football was in its usual #1 position with a solid 5.6 Adult 18-49 rating, but the big number was turned in by the NFL Network’s Th...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Cable Ratings November 15-21

>This past week in cable, ESPN’s Monday Night Football drifted down to a 4.9 rating with Adults 18-49, still the highest-rated cable program by far.  NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football rose to a 2.9 rating. ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Cable Ratings November 8-14

>A pretty typical week on cable in prime time, with ESPN’s Monday Night Football leading the way (Green Bay Packers thumping the Minnesota Vikings).   On the scripted front, AMC’s Walking Dead is ahead by a mil...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Cable Ratings November 1-7

>It’s been a good week for the sport of football (except if you happen to work at Penn State).  The Sunday Night Football game on NBC averaged an 8.8 rating with Adults 18-49, the Saturday night college football game...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Cable Ratings October 25-31

>ESPN’s Monday Night Football rebounded to more normal levels last night and moved back into its usual #1 spot on the cable Adult 18-49 rating chart.  (Kansas City upset San Diego in overtime.)  On AMC, Walking ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Cable Ratings October 18-24

>Jersey Shore’s finale took the top spot on the cable chart this week.  Not so much because it was up (it increased only one tenth of a rating point from last week) — rather, ESPN’s Monday Night Football ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED: “Boss” Not the Boss of Cable

> It’s lucky that BOSS is a bid for prestige by Starz, because it’s certainly not doing much on the ratings front.  The initial airing on Friday had a total of 659,000 viewers, which wouldn’t even be much...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED REVIEW: “Boss”

> BOSS:  Fridays 10PM on Starz – Potential DVR Alert BOSS is Starz’s bid to be taken seriously as a pay-TV producer of original programming.  Up until now, Starz has been both successful (Spartacus) and no...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: Cable Ratings October 11-17

>ESPN’s Monday Night Football this week was down from a 6.9 to a 5.0 rating this week.  Blame AFC teams and a lopsided score.  Jersey Shore was down a tenth of a rating point and pushed into third place by a ver...
by Mitch Metcalf