Posts Tagged ‘CW’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Nancy Drew”

  NANCY DREW:  Wednesday 9PM on CW Although NANCY DREW doesn’t hail from CW’s go-to producer Greg Berlanti (its showrunners are Gossip Girl‘s Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, who created the show with...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

AUDIENCE MAP: CW Fall 2015

The AUDIENCE MAP series continues with a look at fall 2015:  The CW’s primetime lineup is shown below.  As a reminder, the programs are arranged by broadcast schedule, with each show placed on the night it spent most o...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

AUDIENCE MAP: CW Primetime Full 2014-2015 Season

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

 
 

PREMIERING TONIGHT – THE SKED SERIES PREMIERE REVIEW: CW’s “Reign”

  Read All Our Fall Pilot Reports here. REIGN:  Thursday 9PM on CW – Potential DVR Alert The CW is often–and rightly–considered a network of very limited ambitions, with just two modes of operation:  ro...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Arrow”

  ARROW:  Wednesday 8PM on CW ARROW didn’t lose a step in its second-season return, with little sign of the season-premiere-itis often afflicting serialized shows that have to dig themselves out of the plot twists ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

PREMIERING TONIGHT: THE SKED Pilot Review – CW’s “The Tomorrow People”

  Read All Our Fall Pilot Reports here. THE TOMORROW PEOPLE:  Wednesday 9PM on CW – If Nothing Else Is On… THE TOMORROW PEOPLE is CW sticking with the CW playbook.  The word “rip-off” may be a st...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Hart of Dixie”

  HART OF DIXIE:  Monday 8PM on CW It’s a strange thing to say about an airy, cornpone rom-com, but HART OF DIXIE is the most grounded show on the CW schedule.  None of the characters have supernatural powers; ther...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “The Vampire Diaries”

  THE VAMPIRE DIARIES:  Thursday 8PM on CW Walter White, that student of change, would enjoy this fifth season of THE VAMPIRE DIARIES.  Behind the camera, showrunner Julie Plec is now splitting her time with the Diaries ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Nikita”

  With its endless governmental and quasi-governmental conspiracies and its sci-fi technology, NIKITA has always flirted with sheer silliness, and in its Season 3 finale the show went all the way.  Its ratings have also f...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Beauty & the Beast”

  It helps, when watching CW’s BEAUTY & THE BEAST, not to think too much about “Beauty and the Beast”.  Not the 1987 TV show, and certainly not the movies and other adaptations of the story.  Jay Ry...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Arrow”

  The success of ARROW was a big win for CW and for DC Comics this season.  The appeal of CW’s single-girl soaps was running thin, while DC has been reeling from the otherworldly success of arch-rival Marvel’s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SERIES FINALE REVIEW: “90210”

  To say that in its fifth and final season 90210 was running on fumes would be to disparage fumes.  The show, after a very bumpy start in which it ran through several developers and showrunners and tried far too hard to ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: Some Pre-Upfront Thoughts About CW’s Fall Schedule

  See Also:  THE SKED’s Pre-Upfront Projected NBC Fall 2013 Schedule                  THE SKED’s Pre-Upfront Projected FOX Fall 2013 Schedule                  THE SKED’s Pr...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Hart of Dixie”

  Sometimes shows overthink their season finales, and that may have been the case with tonight’s HART OF DIXIE.  The show has gotten along quite well all season in its native Bluebell, Alabama, but for the finale se...
by Mitch Salem