Posts Tagged ‘glee’
 

 

The Sked: Thursday Ratings — NBC’s Temptation to Permanently Strip The Voice Continues

CBS won Thursday night, as NBC got into the game on the night (kind of — if you call a 2.1 rating from 8-11 pm competing).  Once again, The Voice solved some more problems on yet another night, improving 90 of the 180 ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/22/12

    One-third of last year’s viewers have left.   FOX:  The next-to-last AMERICAN IDOL of the season, airing against repeats on every other network, scored a 4.2, which gave FOX the nightly win but was dow...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Glee”

  GLEE:  Thursday 9PM on FOX WHERE WE WERE:  Post-graduation, post-national title, watching a lot of regulars on their way out of high school:  Rachel off to NY and NYADA, Kurt to neither, Finn to the Army, Puck to LA, ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED NIELSENWAR CHRONICLES – Thursday

  There was a time, not that many years ago, when Thursday was the night that network television was all about.  Fueled by the enormous amounts movie studios spend to promote their openings the next day, the night was stu...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: WHAT TO WATCH THIS FALL ON TUESDAYS (1st Draft)

> The networks have proclaimed their Fall schedules, the new series have been (partially) unveiled, so… what now?  What will actually be worth watching when network TV comes back to life in a few months?  SHOWBU...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 2/7/12

> Not all shows premiere like Smash. ABC:  In recent years, viewers have flocked to horror series from True Blood to The Walking Dead to The Vampire Diaries, and at the multiplex, “found footage” thrillers like...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Rise”

  RISE:  Tuesday 9PM on NBC – In the Queue RISE creator Jason Katims practically demands that viewers compare his new series with his classic Friday Night Lights.  The song that accompanies the opening scene sounds...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/1/12

  Little to be GLEEful about. FOX:  Despite a major episode that included NY auditions for 2 of the characters that the season had been building to (as well as, this being GLEE, a musical spousal abuse subplot, and a rock...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED 2013 UPFRONTS: The New FOX Schedule(s) – Grid & Instant Analysis

  FOX has unveiled a set of schedules that will shift throughout the season–and even into Summer 2014.  Let’s take a look. FALL MONDAY 8PM:         Bones/Almost Human 9PM:         Sleepy Hollow...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

STATUETTE STAKES: Game of Golden Globes

> Our thoughts on the movie Golden Globe nominations are here.  Meanwhile, in television: BREAKING BAD:  LOSER – Really, one should say Golden Globes Credibility:  Loser, because when you fail to even nomin...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS February 21

>FOX, NBC and ABC each edged up one tenth of a rating point from last week’s soft Valentine’s Day levels, but CBS was down another two tenths from last week.  Emblematic of the weak network numbers across the w...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

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 THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/26/12

Olympics minus 1. ABC:  Possibly in the belief that its activities qualified for Olympic medals, viewers thronged to WIPEOUT, giving it a 2.2 that was up 0.5 from last week.  ROOKIE BLUE was also up a bit to 1.5, winning its ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 1/31/12

> Some things are eternal, and Michael Jackson appears to be one of them. FOX:  GLEE‘s Michael Jackson episode propelled the show to a 3.6, its best rating in months.  The strong lead-in didn’t help the ne...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS May 1

>A night of disappearing rating points.  Last May, the first Tuesday of the sweep had a combined 12.6 rating points for the four major broadcast networks.  Last night the “big” four combined for 8.8 rating...
by Mitch Metcalf