Posts Tagged ‘missing’
 

 

THE SKED THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/17/12

Grey’s has still got it–other veteran shows don’t. ABC:  The GREY’S ANATOMY was up 0.4 from last week to a robust 3.9, its highest rating in months.  That helped push the SCANDAL season finale to a ser...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/10/12

Not all season finales are created equal. NBC:  THE OFFICE and PARKS & RECREATION aired their season finales last night to no viewer excitement whatsoever:  Office was slightly down from the previous week to 2.2 (0.1 abov...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/3/12

> Big Bang makes one. CBS:  THE BIG BANG THEORY roared back from last week’s decline, up half a ratings point for its best number since March, and zooming past American Idol as the highest-rated show of the night.  T...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/26/12

> Not at all the way the networks wanted May Sweeps to begin. NBC:  All the hype for 30 ROCK‘s live episode (a very busy half-hour with some great gags) and COMMUNITY‘s self-contained episode-long Law & Ord...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/19/12

> When you’re NBC, even a 1.8 rating can look good. NBC:  PARKS & RECREATION returned to the schedule last night in the 9:30PM slot, with a 1.8 that was far better than the 1.2-1.5 that Up All Night had been gett...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

UPDATED: THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD

> This is what it’s come to:  on a Thursday night, repeats of CBS sitcoms beat new NBC sitcoms in every half-hour. NBC:  Last night’s episode of THE OFFICE set a new all-time low of 2.1 2.2 (in final numbe...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: THURSDAY RATINGS April 5

>American Idol keeps falling and keeps opening the door for CBS to win Thursday night, but it seems like all hit shows are stumbling badly in this second half of the season.  Meanwhile, Scandal premiered on ABC to unspecta...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/29/12

> The new shows tumble. FOX:  TOUCH faced new scripted competition from CBS for the first time, and even though NBC and ABC were still mostly in repeats during the hour, Touch lost half a ratings point to 2.8.  That&#...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: THURSDAY RATINGS March 29

>FOX narrowly won Thursday night, with CBS back in a close second place, returning with original episodes of its line up after a two week break for college basketball.  Lest there be any doubt about ABC’s Missing or ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/28/12

> NBC’s sitcoms don’t get a fond farewell. NBC:  How bad was the network’s night?  Its highest rating was a 1.5 for the season finale of WHITNEY.  About the best you could say about that number ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: PROMO WATCH — Update through March 26 & Why So Few Promos on CBS?

>The most recent Promo Watch numbers are based on prime time broadcast network programming between March 20 and March 26, with about 8 hours of programming sampled for each network over that period.  (Click “read mor...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Missing”

> A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and production of episodes for the regular season:  a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may hav...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/22/12

> Maybe everyone went to see The Hunger Games last night. FOX:  With lower than usual competition on all the other networks, TOUCH debuted with its first regular episode to a 3.3 that wasn’t as good as it looked.&nbs...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: THURSDAY RATINGS March 22

>FOX won the night with an American Idol that is hell bent on moving its rating into the 3s in a few weeks, while Touch finally returned with a fairly decent rating and a much better retention of its Idol lead in compared to it...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/21/12

>   BENT finds the welcome mat to be more of a trapdoor. NBC:  Even facing a repeat Modern Family on ABC, BENT had a catastrophic 1.0 premiere (down to 0.9 in its 2d half-hour).  See our Pilot + 1 Review.  T...
by Mitch Salem