Posts Tagged ‘Don’t Trust the B ratings’
 

 

THE SKED NEW YEAR’S NETWORK SCORECARD – 1/1/13

The networks oh-so-slowly began to climb out of their holiday cave. NBC:  What did PARENTHOOD ever do to justify its treatment by NBC?  The show has been subject to every kind of indignity throughout its run, and last night t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 1/15/13

No major movements on the night as we await some finales and arrivals over the next few weeks. NBC:  PARENTHOOD, the Rodney Dangerfield of network television, won its hour with a steady 1.9, and was the network’s highest...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 12/4/12

Lingerie beats larynxes. CBS:  The VICTORIA’S SECRET FASHION SHOW, while down almost a ratings point from last year’s installment, still scored as the highest-rated show of the night (doubling recent numbers for Ve...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 1/6/13

NBC began the second half of its season, but the story was still football. FOX:  The overrun from the Seattle/Washington NFL WILD CARD GAME coverage, which was cunningly pushed even farther into primetime by FOX with the postg...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 10/23/12

3 sitcoms at 9PM were 1 too many. NBC:  THE VOICE, and its network, won the night, but Monday’s decline may not have been due to the shortened episode and combination of sports and Presidential debate.  Last night’...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 1/13/13

Ricky who? NBC:  Separately, Amy Poehler and Tina Fey are stars of ratings-challenged (although beloved by fans) sitcoms.  Together, though, they’re a powerhouse hosting duo, and between the two of them, some wild surpr...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 1/8/13

Life without The Voice isn’t so much fun. NBC:  Even in our DVR society, where people can watch what they want pretty much when they want, lead-ins still matter.  Thus the replacement of The Voice with oldster reality s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 12/18/12

The Voice hasn’t run out of steam just yet. NBC:  The cycle finale of THE VOICE hit a 4.9, way up from last week and even more impressively, up half a point from last spring’s finale.  Even a rerun of the previous...
by Mitch Salem