Posts Tagged ‘cable’
 

 

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
 

 

 

THE SKED REVIEW: The Return of The Walking (and Talking) Dead

> Since we last saw our rag-tag band of survivors, they’ve had to endure the loss of their leader, the man most responsible for mapping out their initial strategies and saving them along the way from all manner of deadly ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Cable Ratings October 4-10

> Sports dominated the top of the cable chart again this week, led of course by NFL Monday Night Football with a very good 6.9 Adult 18-49 rating.  TBS had some very good performances in the League Division Series, when th...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED: HB–Oww

> While Showtime’s had success with original Monday night programming like Weeds and Nurse Jackie, HBO has had a harder time when it strays from its Sunday base. (Remember when they tried moving the final season of Six Fe...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED REVIEW: “Enlightened”

> ENLIGHTENED – Mondays 9:30PM on HBO – If Nothing Else Is On… As a writer, Mike White is drawn to stories of delusion.  Even though their tones (and commerciality) are widely divergent, his screenplays f...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: “American Horror Story” Ratings Moderately Scary

> Ratings for last night’s premiere of AMERICAN HORROR STORY on FX are promising, if not overwhelming.  The show’s 10PM initial airing was watched by about 2 million people 18-49, which should equal something l...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

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
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

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...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

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
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

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...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

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