Posts Tagged ‘cbs’
 

 

NIELSENWAR: How The Networks Learned To Stop Worrying & Love the Bombs

  1.3.  0.9.  1.4.  1.1.  0.7.  1.2.  1.3. 1.2. Those are, respectively, the most recent Live + Same Day ratings for Quantico, Grandfathered, Code Black (which actually had a bump for the week thanks to a higher than...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

PREMIERING TONIGHT: THE SKED’S FALL PILOT REPORT: CBS’s “Partners”

  PARTNERS: Monday 8:30PM on CBS – Worth A Look It’s impossible not to compare the new fall comedies PARTNERS on CBS and The New Normal on NBC.  Even though the CBS show is multi-camera and NBC’s is in s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Fall 2015 Primetime Schedules: Broadcast Networks

Here is a summary of the Fall 2015 broadcast schedules, announced this week in New York to advertisers at the upfront presentations.  Start setting your DVRs now, or start making your picks for biggest hit or first cancellatio...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “Madam Secretary”

  MADAM SECRETARY quietly had one of the most interesting paths of recent broadcast network dramas.  Airing of all places on CBS, it was a frankly political series that began its run in 2014 and ended 5 years later, bridg...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

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

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

 
 

THE SKED: 1st Pre-Look At CBS’s New Dramas

>DISCLAIMER: These initial impressions are based on the clips (usually 3-5 minutes) released by the networks to use in their Upfront presentations and for promos.  They’re chosen to sell the show, not to accurately r...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

PREMIERING TONIGHT–THE SKED’S FALL PILOT REPORT: CBS’s “Elementary”

  ELEMENTARY: Thursday 10PM on CBS -Potential DVR Alert ELEMENTARY has been given CBS’ showcase Thursday 10PM timeslot in the fall.  Perhaps surprisingly, it may deserve to be there. The series concept is… wel...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

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’S STATE OF THE NETWORK: CBS

  Every year, the pundits shake their heads dourly about the future of the broadcast networks, and every year, Les Moonves stands up and proclaims CBS the best of all possible networks in this best of all possible worlds....
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 11.14.2014

  The Hollywood Film Awards weren’t ready for their close-up. DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary key advertiser demographics (adult 18-34, 18-49 an...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Thursday Ratings September 20 — NBC Thursday…Yikes

NBC Thursday premiered last night, landing in third place with a 1.5 Adult 18-49 rating from 8-11 pm.  A premiere night is often one of the highest rated nights of the year, especially when facing two networks in repeats like ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

AUDIENCE MAP: CBS Primetime

The AUDIENCE MAP series continues with a look at the detailed demographics for CBS’s primetime schedule for this season to date.  As a reminder, the audience shares for 30 distinct gender-age groups are displayed for eac...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

AUDIENCE MAP: CBS Primetime Full 2014-2015 Season

The AUDIENCE MAP series continues with a look back at the complete 2014-2015 television season.  CBS’s primetime lineup is shown below.  As a reminder, the programs are arranged by broadcast schedule, with each show pl...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

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