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SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “Fear the Walking Dead”

  FEAR THE WALKING DEAD:  Sunday 6PM on AMC   Previously… on FEAR THE WALKING DEAD:  Something odd is happening in Los Angeles, years before and a continent away from Rick Grimes and his troupe of survivors. ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday April 26 and Sunday April 27, 2014. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television population...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY @ SUNDANCE 2013: “Afternoon Delight”

  It takes quite a while–almost its entire length, in fact–for the utter conventionality of AFTERNOON DELIGHT to become clear.  Jill Soloway’s feature directing debut, for which she unaccountably won a S...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “90210”

  90210:  Monday 8PM on CW WHERE WE WERE:  Mid car-crash.  A truck was plowing into Dixon (Tristan Wilds), in a way that would surely kill an actor in the middle of contract renegotiations.  Dixon’s love Adriana ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY @ TORONTO: “End of Watch”

  David Ayer’s END OF WATCH brings a new wrinkle to the “found-footage” genre by using it in a cop movie.  LAPD Officer Brian Taylor (Jake Gyllenhaal) wires a camera to his uniform, and constantly photog...
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
 

 

 

The Sked: MONDAY RATINGS April 30

> CBS won the first Monday of the May Sweep — not so much because it had an exceptional night but because NBC Monday continues to trend down as The Voice wheezes to the finish line.  See how Monday night’s rati...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: PROMO WATCH

>The most recent Promo Watch numbers are based on prime time broadcast network programming between April 18 and April 24, with about 8 hours of programming sampled for each network over that period.  (Click “read mor...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED PILOT REVIEW: “The LA Complex”

> THE LA COMPLEX:  Tuesdays 9PM on CW – If Nothing Else Is On… By CW standards, THE LA COMPLEX is close to gritty realism, which is to say it’s a shade less glossy than 90210 and Gossip Girl.  Set in...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: MONDAY RATINGS April 23

> CBS took the night off last night with repeats, allowing NBC and ABC to rise one tenth of a rating point from last Monday, while FOX increased two tenths of a rating point to third place.         &nbs...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S BUSTED PILOT THEATRE: “Metro”

> See A Word About Busted Pilots The word was that Stephen Gaghan’s pilot METRO was in serious consideration for NBC’s schedule until the very end (conventional wisdom has it that the final choice came down to Metro...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “A Better Life”

    A BETTER LIFE – Watch It At Home:  Earnest Isn’t Enough   Impending disaster hangs over every early scene of Chris Weitz’s new film A BETTER LIFE.  As soon as we’re introduced to Carlos ...
by Mitch Salem