Posts Tagged ‘cbs’
 

 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Person Of Interest”

  There’s a reason CBS is as successful as it is.  PERSON OF INTEREST is just a procedural–albeit one with an unusually complicated premise–but it mixes solid plotting, well-paced action and just enough ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SKEDBALL: March Madness Ratings as Sweet 16 Begins

Chart updated with persons 2+ audiences for the four games played Thursday, March 26, 2015 (Day 1 of 2 in Sweet 16 Round): Telecast 53: CBS 7 pm #3-Notre Dame 81 #7-Wichita State 70 (ND up 33-30 at half) Telecast 54: CBS 9:49 p...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED: Let The Renewals Begin!

> Hope you liked this season’s CBS line-up, because almost all of those shows will be back next year.   The network announced the bulk of its renewals today, and since CBS is in generally good shape with a very ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Broadcast Weekly & Season Averages: 4th of July Blues

The broadcast networks combined for a lowly 4.53 combined 18-49 rating in prime time from July 2-8, 18% below the 42nd week last year (which also included the 4th of July holiday — on Monday).  This is a significantly bi...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

THE SKED’S NIELSENWAR – Week 4

. We’re 4 full weeks into the season, and it’s time to ask:  What do we know now that we didn’t know a week ago? Reruns Are Bad.  In the past few days, ABC has ordered extra episodes of GREY’S ANATOMY,...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: “A Gifted Man” Update

>Deadline is reporting that Pablo Schreiber, who guest starred on the pilot for CBS’s A GIFTED MAN (review here) has been upped to a regular.  Schreiber played a new age-y healer in the pilot, visited by Patrick Wils...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Made In Jersey”

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: 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’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Golden Boy”

  GOLDEN BOY:  Fridays 9PM on CBS 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,...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS June 26

Two networks competed last night, FOX and NBC, each ending with a preliminary 2.2 Adult 18-49 rating in prime time. FOX‘s Gordon Ramsay cooking combo of Hell’s Kitchen and MasterChef each averaged a 2.2 rating. ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekly & Season to Date Network Ratings

Projected weekly network ratings in prime time (based on four days of official nationals and three days of fast nationals).  CBS racks up another victory (helped by an hour of The Masters spilling into prime time Sunday). Week...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: MONDAY RATINGS June 25

NBC and FOX battled to a tie last night with a good mix of original programming.  ABC was in the hunt until 10 pm, when the atrocious Glass House destroyed any momentum.   NBC aired more U.S. Olympics Trials from 8-9 pm (thi...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED REBOOT REVIEW: “CSI”

> After 3 years of the morass that was Laurence Fishburne’s tenure, the original CSI:  CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION, now with a new Wednesday 10PM timeslot, may have recaptured some of its old mojo.  The potential ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

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