Posts Tagged ‘missing’
 

 

THE SKED: ABC MAY FINALES

> ABC has announced its schedule of season finales for May: May 1:  LAST MAN STANDING May 6:  GCB May 7:  CASTLE May 13:  ONCE UPON A TIME               DESPERATE HOUSEWIVE...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: PROMO WATCH — Update through March 20

>The most recent Promo Watch numbers are based on prime time broadcast network programming between March 14 and March 20, with about 8 hours of programming sampled for each network over that period.  (Click “read mor...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

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 PILOT REVIEW: “Missing”

> MISSING:  Premieres Thursday 8PM on ABC – If Nothing Else Is On… If you’ve seen any of the commercials for ABC’s new MISSING, you know that it’s basically Ashley Judd playing Liam NeesonR...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

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
 

 

 

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: PROMO WATCH — Update through March 1

>The most recent Promo Watch numbers are based on prime time broadcast network programming between February 16 and March 1, with about 16 hours of programming sampled for each network over that period.  (Click “read ...
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’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 – 3/15/12

> Greendale Community College 4-Ever! NBC:  The network seized the opportunity opened by CBS’s sure-to-be-low-rated NCAA coverage, and COMMUNITY‘s 2.2 was by far its highest rating of the season.  In fact,...
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: Terra Nova and Other Short Orders

> The typical episodic order for a new Fall show is 13 episodes, with a network option for 9 more (known as the “back-order”) to bring the full season to 22 episodes.  Shows that debut at Midseason typically ge...
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: ABC MIDSEASON – UPDATE: “Pan Am” Crashes; “Cougar Town” Diminishes

> UPDATE:  The other shoe is falling on COUGAR TOWN, and it’s not a good fit:  ABC has cut the show’s order from 22 episodes to 15, and will announce its timeslot at the TCA in January.  Deadline says...
by Mitch Salem