Posts Tagged ‘grimm’
 

 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 11/18/11

> Something unusual for NBC these days:  good news. NBC:  A 1.6 rating may not sound like anything to celebrate, but it’s a pretty good number for Friday night (only one show all evening did better last night).&...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: NBC Takes Care of the Easy Part

  Today NBC announced renewals of the dramas that everyone knew would be renewed:  REVOLUTION, GRIMM, CHICAGO FIRE, PARENTHOOD (thank god!) and LAW & ORDER: SVU.  It’s worth noting that while all the renewals a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 1/6/12

> A night of virtually all-new programming brought in plenty of viewers. CBS:  Back with new episodes for the first time in over a month, the network was up across the board by 0.2-0.4.  On a night where football reig...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 10/26/12

A happy Halloween for Grimm. NBC:  The 1.5 for busted pilot MOCKINGBIRD LANE probably isn’t enough to bring the costly project back from the grave.  However, the boost it gave GRIMM–at 1.9, the highest-rated show ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED NIELSENWAR CHRONICLES – Friday

  Friday isn’t yet Saturday for the broadcast networks–there’s still plenty of original programming on the night.  But declining ratings and revenues have made it something like the network Island of Mis...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/13/12

> FRINGE continues to live far from the ratings center. FOX:  THE FINDER and FRINGE had matching 0.9 ratings, respectively setting and matching series lows.  Finder is just running out the string, while it’s bec...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 8/27/12

Nobody is earning any stripes at NBC. NBC:  STARS EARN STRIPES is now a full-fledged disaster, falling to 0.9 in its 3rd week.  GRIMM fell a bit as well to 1.6 against reruns, which isn’t much better than the show had b...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S 2012/13 FIRST CUT: NBC Needs & Possibilities

> Today Mitch Metcalf, veteran programming executive Ted Frank and I continue our week-long pre-Upfronts look at the challenges facing each of the broadcast networks and their potential strategies for next season.  We̵...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: Friday Ratings – Network Scorecard – 11/4/11

> The absence of World Series Game 7 didn’t have the dramatic impact that might have been expected. NBC:  Hey, GRIMM won its timeslot, that’s something NBC doesn’t get to say very damn often this season.&...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/29/12

    The real question is whether Hatfields & McCoys outrated all the networks again. NBC:  AMERICA’S GOT TALENT is so far the dominant network show of the early summer, its 3.7 more than doubling every othe...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/9/12

NBC does the other networks a favor. NBC:  AMERICA’S GOT TALENT didn’t air last night in favor of a FEAR FACTOR special, which shot a hole in the network’s ratings for the night.  Fear only managed a 1.3, an...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/25/12

Hey, what’s on the DVR? ABC:  On a night of across-the-board repeats, ABC was the only network to top a 1.0 rating, with 20/20 (1.4) and PRIMETIME (1.2).  SHARK TANK did around a 1.0. CBS:  UNDERCOVER BOSS, CSI NY and ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/23/12

> FRINGE leans way out over the edge of the cliff. FOX:  FRINGE is one of the few shows on television that could claim with a straight face that its audience overlaps with The Hunger Games so strongly that the ratings migh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: NBC Fall Schedule and Instant Analysis

  There’s an old saying that you can’t plan for crazy.  And that brings us to some of NBC’s official Fall TV schedule:     Let’s take a look, night by night. MONDAY:  Things begin logica...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 9/3/12

No one watches TV on Labor Day. NBC:  The post-Olympics scheduling experiment reached its nadir, as STARS EARN STRIPES hit a new low 0.9 in its finale, and GRIMM‘s 1.4 was down 0.2 from last week and just even with its n...
by Mitch Salem