Posts Tagged ‘game of thrones’
 

 

THE SKED: Emmy Odds – Theirs and Ours: Drama

>With the help of some online bookmaking sites, we have the latest “official” odds for tonight’s Emmy Awards.  Let’s take a look about what they say about the conventional wisdom, and make some adju...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Cable Ratings May 1-7

The NBA Playoffs continue to dominate the top of the weekly cable ratings chart, with two games hitting a 2.2 rating with Adults 18-49 (Oklahoma City at Dallas on Thursday and the L.A. Lakers at Denver on Sunday, both on TNT an...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 6/3/12

  On a night when nothing even came close to ESPN’s coverage of Game 4 of the Boston/Miami NBA PLAYOFFS with its lofty 4.9 rating, there was still plenty to see elsewhere on cable.   HBO:  GAME OF THRONES had a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SBD AWARDWATCH: Drama Emmys

  We’ve taken a look at the major Comedy and Movie/Miniseries categories at Sunday’s Emmys, and now it’s time for the big guns:  the Dramas.  Incredibly, the state of TV drama is so strong these days that one c...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 5/20/12

The throne is still occupied. HBO:  Like most of the spring cable series, GAME OF THRONES is heading into its homestretch, with just 2 episodes left (Stannis is about to reach King’s Landing!).  The show continues to be...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: THE EMMY NOMINATIONS

  Nominations have just been announced for the 64th annual Emmy Awards.  The full list is here; below is a rundown of some of the major categories and early thoughts: BEST DRAMA Boardwalk Empire Breaking Bad Downton Abbey...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: Cable Ratings April 10-16

>The top few programs on cable this week were generally good enough for third place in their time periods, including broadcast competition.  The 10:30 pm edition of Pawn Stars on History Monday hit a 1.8 rating with Adults...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Game of Thrones”

        After last week’s tumultuous, spectacular battle of Blackpool, tonight’s Season 2 finale of GAME OF THRONES was, necessarily, somewhat lower-key.  It served more as a coda, and as a tran...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

AUDIENCE MAP: Cable Dramas

The AUDIENCE MAP feature continues with a look across the cable drama landscape over the past 12 months (June 1, 2o14 to May 20, 2015).  The programs are arranged by network, ranked by overall audience size within each networ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE EMMY AWARDS: Analysis and Review

  There weren’t a lot of surprises at tonight’s EMMY AWARDS, and the truth is that where television is right now, there didn’t need to be.  (A full list of winners is here.)  Game of Thrones and Veep we...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 4/1/12

> There’s almost an embarrassment of riches on Sunday night cable, enough good shows to overload a DVR.  Since many of these series are among the most talked-about (and honored) on all of television, we’re goin...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE 10 BEST TV SHOWS OF 2014 and Other Small-Screen Thoughts

  How long can television (or “television,” since programming is now viewed on a multitude of screens and platforms) stay as good as it is right now?  It used to be tough to find 10 TV shows in a year worthy o...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Golden Globes Live Blog

  It’s not hyperbole to say that the stakes are higher for tonight’s GOLDEN GLOBES than they’ve ever been before.  On the awards front, a full set of wide-open Oscar races means that most Globe winners w...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Cable Ratings May 22-28

On the cable front this past seven days, only the NBA could stop History’s rampaging Hatfield & McCoys.  On Monday night, Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals (Boston Celtics at Miami Heat) averaged a 4.1 rating ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Cable Ratings April 17-23

>History’s Pawn Stars tops this week’s cable chart, with a 2.0 rating from 10:00-10:30 pm Monday with Adults 18-49.  Usually the 10:30 pm Pawn Stars is slightly higher rated (up a tenth of a rating point or two...
by Mitch Metcalf