Posts Tagged ‘cbs’
 

 
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THE SKED: “Big Bang Theory” Isn’t Going Anywhere

  CBS has reportedly closed a deal with Warner Bros Television to renew THE BIG BANG THEORY for 3 more seasons, which (pending renegotiation of expiring cast deals) would bring the show through Season 10.  This was a no-b...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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SKEDBALL: Are You Ready For Some Thursday Night CBS Football?

  CBS has won the competition to carry 8 fall NFL games on Thursday nights.  Price wasn’t disclosed, but the network is believed to be paying in the neighborhood of $300M for the games, or about $37.5M per game.  (...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Under the Dome”

  UNDER THE DOME hasn’t been particularly important as TV drama, but it’s provided some vital information to the broadcast network business.  After years–decades, really–of treating summer as a re...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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Top Cable and Broadcast Programs of the Week

Top broadcast and cable programs this week and last.  Shark Week kicked off Sunday on Discovery with the mockumentary Megalodon: Monster Shark at 9:00 pm, which matched the 2.2 True Blood rating with Adults 18-49 on HBO at...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 
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THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Unforgettable”

  UNFORGETTABLE:  Sunday 9PM on CBS – If Nothing Else Is On… You may already have forgotten UNFORGETTABLE.  It debuted in fall 2011 as one of CBS’s seemingly inexhaustible supply of procedurals, its par...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Under the Dome”

  UNDER THE DOME:  Monday 10PM on CBS Previously… on UNDER THE DOME:  Well, there’s a giant freaking dome.  One peaceful Sunday afternoon, it suddenly came down over Chester’s Mill, Maine, enveloping t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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THE SKED SERIES PREMIERE REVIEW: “Under the Dome”

  UNDER THE DOME:  Monday 10PM on CBS – Potential DVR Alert Much of CBS’s programming philosophy is built around the steady reliability of its reruns, so on the face of it, the Eye would seem least likely of t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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Weekly Broadcast Ratings: A Creaky Summer Begins

Projected weekly network ratings in prime time (based on four days of official nationals and three days of fast nationals).  NBC will win the week ending Sunday with a 1.42 adult 18-49 rating in prime time, identical to last w...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 
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THE SKED’S Fall TV Ratings Predictions: Full Week Network Summary

  All this week, we’ve been giving you our predicted fall network ratings for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday.  Let’s wind up our week of forecasts with an overview of how the fall is l...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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Weekly and Season to Date Network Ratings — ABC Will Win the Week Ending Sunday

Projected weekly network ratings in prime time (based on four days of official nationals and three days of fast nationals).  ABC wins the week, thanks mostly to the Billboard Music Awards, which is up 30% over the 2012 versio...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 
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THE SKED’s Fall TV Ratings Predictions – Monday

  The Upfronts are over, which means the real Upfronts are about to begin–that is, the networks’ advance sale of advertising time (usually about 80% of the season’s total) for the Fall 2013 TV season.  A...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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THE SKED 2013 UPFRONTS: Grids of All 5 Network Schedules

  We’ll have head-to-head nightly ratings predictions next week, but for now, here are the fall schedules for each of the 5 broadcast networks:   CBS       ABC     FOX   Fall NBC. Midse...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 
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THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “CSI”

  As of this week, there’s just one CSI left standing on CBS, and after 13 years, it’s the original recipe.  Having survived the bump in its creative road a couple of seasons ago when the misguided hire of Lau...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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THE SKED: The Full 4-Network Fall TV Schedule

  Here it is, your Fall 2013 network TV schedule.  Watch this space, because next week we’ll be bringing you night-by-night ratings predictions of which shows will win their hours and which are likely to perish.  B...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 
2 broke girls

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “2 Broke Girls”

  Even with the nonstop double (sometimes barely single) entendres, 2 BROKE GIRLS is as basic and old-fashioned as a sitcom can be–it’s sort of a starter kit for CBS comedy.  Take 2 mismatched diner co-workers...
by Mitch Salem