Posts Tagged ‘cbs’
 

 

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports Ratings

CBS and the other networks carrying March Madness had a very good round three Sunday (round two if you are a purist and don’t count the silly “play in” games as round one).  The CBS tripleheader games yesterd...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

NIELSENWAR: Early Notes From the Front

  We’re a bit more then 2 weeks into the Fall 2014 TV season, most of the new series have had their debuts, and a few selected hours aside, the results aren’t pretty.  We’re going to take a capsule loo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: CBS

>Thoughts on CBS’s Schedule (and Our Predictions)CBS COMEDIESCBS DRAMAS ABC ANALYSIS     CBS ANALYSIS     NBC ANALYSIS     FOX ANALYSIS     CW ANALYSIS
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: Tuesday Ratings – Network Scorecard – 9/27/11

> On a night without a lot of movement, sometimes standing still works out for the best. FOX:  Zooey Deschanel may not be a mainstream movie star, but her Manic Pixie Dream Girl charms are definitely making her one on TV:&...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: MAY SWEEP UPDATE (through 2 nights)

>With two nights of the May Sweep in (Thursday’s official ratings and Friday’s fast national ratings), here’s an early look at the final major ratings sweep period of the broadcast season, when ratings are mea...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: MAY SWEEP UPDATE — Halfway to the Finish Line

With two full weeks in for the May Sweep (official ratings for April 26-May 8 and fast national ratings for May 9), here’s an early look at the final major ratings sweep period of the broadcast season, when ratings are me...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Broadcast Network Weekly & Summer Averages: The Amazing Power of the Olympics

Based on fast nationals for Friday-Sunday and official national ratings for Monday-Thursday, the week of July 23-29 of course goes to NBC by a mile — but the network’s weekly average this past week is just a taste o...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED NIELSENWAR – WEEK 2

  We’ve had a second week of ratings to examine, and it’s time once again to ask:  How goes the war?  And what do we know now that we didn’t know a week ago? ANYTHING OVER 1.5 IS THE NEW 2.5.  NBC and ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Weekly Network Ratings — CBS Pulls Into First Place for the Season

THE WEEK.  For the recently completed week ending Sunday (January 28-February 3, 2013), CBS of course dominated with the Super Bowl, achieving a preliminary 9.04 adult 18-49 rating for the week.  This assumes about a 40.6 r...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Person of Interest”

  The all-knowing Machine at the heart of PERSON OF INTEREST turned positively chatty in last night’s Season 2 finale, providing real-time advice and assistance via phone and text services to just about anyone who as...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SKEDBALL: March Madness through Final Four

Chart updated with persons 2+ audiences for the four games played Saturday April 4, 2015 (the Final Four Round): Telecast 65: TBS/TNT/TRU Saturday 6:00 pm #1-Duke 81 #7-Michigan State 61 (Duke up 36-25 at half) Telecast 66:...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED: Summer Broadcast Ratings Update August 1-7

>The broadcast week just concluded (August 1-7) had ABC and FOX battling for first place in Adults 18-49 (such as first place is in the dead of summer).  FOX came down because Sunday’s animated comedies (usually...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: CBS Makes Some Decisions

> Well, the good news for A GIFTED MAN is that it’s not cancelled.  It even has a “back order.”  However, it’s about as begrudging as a back order can be:  far from the usual 9 additional ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “CSI”

    This year, the original Las Vegas-set CSI, about to begin its 12th season on the air, faced not one but two crossroads.  A couple of years earlier, the show’s original star William L. Petersen had decided a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: SATURDAY RATINGS June 16 — U.S. Open Golf Decent

NBC won Saturday night with a 1.5 preliminary Adults 18-49 rating (subject to upward revision due to the live broadcast feed to the west coast).  Coverage of the third round of the U.S. Open golf championship from Olympic Club...
by Mitch Metcalf