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SHOWBUZZDAILY Emmy Awards Thoughts

The EMMY AWARDS could hardly have gone more emphatically HBO’s way, with wins for Best Drama, Comedy, Limited Series and Made-For-TV Movie, not to mention many of the acting, writing and directing awards that went with th...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

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
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

COUNTING TO 10: The Emmy Nominations

> The Emmys, of all show-business awards, lend themselves least to surprise.  That’s because they’re the only group that nominate and award continuing series, meaning that the same high-quality shows repeat yea...
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 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’S SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 4/15/12

> GIRLS doesn’t earn an HBO throne. HBO:  GIRLS received largely rhapsodic reviews, and those are critically important at HBO–if the show’s quality stays strong, it could easily be in line for Best Comedy...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

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
 

 

 

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: Cable Ratings May 29-June 4

The highest rated program on cable the past week was Game 4 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals on ESPN, a very good 4.9 rating with Adults 18-49 Sunday night.  (Boston tied the series 2-2 with a 93-91 overtime victory over t...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

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’S SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 4/22/12

> VEEP, properly enough, was #2 on HBO’s Sunday ticket. HBO:  VEEP premiered with a fairly strong 0.6 in 18-49s on its initial Sunday airing, plus another .14 for its repeat later that night (remember, HBO ratings re...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

THE SKED: Emmy Thoughts

> Another TV year is officially in the books, and the statuettes have been handed out to prove it.  Since the Emmys end at 8PM LA time for the convenience of East Coast eyes, by midnight the main parties are trailing off, ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

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