Posts Tagged ‘cbs’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”

  The original, Las Vegas-set CSI didn’t just spawn a mini-industry of its own spin-offs, but it can fairly lay claim to being one of the most influential shows of its generation, more or less inventing the subgenre ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED PILOT REPORT: PREMIERING TONIGHT – CBS’s “Person Of Interest”

> 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
 

 

 

AUDIENCE MAP: CBS Fall 2015

The AUDIENCE MAP series continues with a look at fall 2015:  CBS’s primetime lineup is shown below.  As a reminder, the programs are arranged by broadcast schedule, with each show placed on the night it spent most of t...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

COUNTING TO 10: The Emmy Nominations

> The Emmys, of all show-business awards, lend themselves least to surprise.  That’s because they’re the only group that nominate and award continuing series, meaning that the same high-quality shows repeat yea...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Broke”

  BROKE:  Thursday 9:30PM on CBS Even brand-new episodes of CBS multicamera sitcoms can have a tendency to feel like reruns, and the network’s new midseason series BROKE brings that to the “but this is ridicul...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Election Night 2016 TV Ratings

Presidential Election coverage on the combined seven major networks (the four broadcast networks plus CNN, Fox News Channel and MNSBC) averaged just over 61 million people (two years or older) in an average minute of prime tim...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED: Thoughts on CBS’s Schedule (and Our Predictions)

> NEW SHOWS in CAPS. New Time Periods in Italics WHAT WE LIKE: With five new shows, CBS provides lead-ins to four of them, asking only A Gifted Man (Patrick Wilson as a surgeon whose dead ex-wife returns) to open a night (Frida...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Elementary”

A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and the production of episodes for the regular season: a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may have ha...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: MARCH MADNESS — Ratings Outlook

>March Madness, the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, kicks off this week on CBS and a trio of cable networks (TNT, TBS and TruTV) with University of Kentucky, Michigan State, Syracuse and University of North Carolina the...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED: The Fall Schedule So Far

With CBS still in the wings, here’s the Fall Network TV Schedule as we know it for now:     Later this week, SHOWBUZZDAILY will have something you won’t find anywhere else:  projected ratings for the enti...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Broadcast Weekly & Season Averages

ABC won Week 40 of the broadcast season (June 18-24) with a 2.37 Adult 18-49 rating in prime time, its second weekly win in a row (thanks to two NBA Finals games — #4 and #5).  But ABC could really have used a Game 6 on ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Wednesday September 26 Ratings

The networks premiered their Wednesday nights last night (mostly), and they finished in the order we forecast back in May (FOX #1, CBS and ABC fighting for #2, and NBC a distant #4).  But three of the four networks are well be...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED: “Partners” Is Dissolved

  CBS has canceled PARTNERS, and pulled it from the Monday night schedule.  The show, created by the Will & Grace team of Max Mutchnick and David Kohan, never got a grip on much viewership, and was by far the lowest-r...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/24/13

  CBS:  From Mitch Metcalf:  The regular CBS Sunday schedule is on a 45-50 minute slide.  The NCAA tournament ran over to about 7:50 pm (North Carolina vs Kansas).  The 3.8 adult 18-49 rating shown above is an adjusted...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: The Craig Ferguson Shoe Drops

  Craig Ferguson is maintaining that his decision to leave CBS and THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON in December is absolutely, entirely, utterly, completely, totally unrelated to the network’s recent decision t...
by Mitch Salem