Posts Tagged ‘cbs’
 

 

The Sked: Accelerating Broadcast Declines & Forecast Full Season Ratings

>The ugly second half of the 2011-12 television season rolls on, and its not getting any prettier for the broadcast networks.  In fact, the combined rating for the broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX) the past two we...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS June 19

Another great night of ratings for ABC from the NBA Finals, but the network certainly was disappointed in the result of last night’s Game 4.  Miami won again at home, taking a 3-1 lead in the series and giving the heat a...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Season Ratings Night by Night

Earlier, we saw the season to date ratings for each broadcast network.  Of course, the Monday-Sunday weekly primetime average does not tell the whole story.  Each night of the week has its own character and dynamics.  Here a...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Tuesday Ratings — America’s Got Talent Sags

NBC held on to win another Tuesday last night, with a soft 2.1 Adult 18-49 rating from 8-11 pm (down from a 2.3 last week and the fairly routine 2.2-2.3 before the Olympics started).  America’s Got Talent remains the hi...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: STRONG OVERNIGHTS FOR GRAMMYS

>Metered market overnight ratings were very strong for The Grammys on CBS, which averaged a 22.0 household rating and 33 share from 8-11 pm.  60 Minutes began the night with a solid 10.4 rating and 16 share, followed by th...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: MAY SWEEP UPDATE Three Weeks Down, One To Go

With 21 nights in for the May Sweep (official ratings for April 26-May 15 and fast national ratings for May 16), the race is starting to solidify.  FOX will be able to claim victory in May, but CBS remains the only network wit...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS July 10 — Preliminary All-Star Game Results

FOX’s coverage of the Major League Baseball All-Star Game is averaging a 2.9 preliminary rating with Adults 18-49.  Remember, that fast nationals do not correctly measure live sports programming.  After the west coast...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED: New Fall Show On-Air Promotion — Update through August 8

>With network on-air promotion activity tracked in hit summer shows (those at or above a 2.0 Adult 18-49 rating) for about three weeks since mid-July, the networks’ promotional priorities are summarized below. FOX continu...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: CS-Impressive

> Just in case NBC’s creative failure to effectively repopulate SVU this season weren’t already glaringly obvious, CBS continues to show how it’s supposed to be done with their recasting on CSI, where theyR...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: Week 2 + 1 – CBS Network Scorecard

> The third week of a network season is a critical one.  Ratings erosion after a series or season premiere is expected and even acceptable, because it’s understood that not every viewer drawn by hype and marketing wi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: THURSDAY RATINGS April 12

>American Idol rebounded last night, pushing FOX to another Thursday win.  But CBS was the real winner last night.  With mostly repeats, they earned a strong second place finish on the night with four comedies and a d...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “How I Met Your Mother”

  In HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, Carter Bays and Craig Thomas created an odd but appealing mix of traditional sitcom humor and conceptual originality (their upcoming FOX show The Goodwin Games looks like another unusual angle o...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

Weekly Broadcast Network Ratings through January 27

THE WEEK.  For the recently completed week ending Sunday (January 21-27, 2013), FOX pulled into first place with a 2.56 adult 18-49 rating, thanks to American Idol, a solid premiere for The Following and a lot of repeats o...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: MONDAY RATINGS June 4

FOX took control of Monday night with a double dose of Gordon Ramsay.  Hell’s Kitchen at 8 (2.4 rating) and MasterChef at 9 (2.3) combined for a 2.4 preliminary rating from 8-10 pm with Adults 18-49.  Last year FOX ...
by Mitch Metcalf