Posts Tagged ‘Monday’
 

 

The Sked: MONDAY RATINGS March 19 Highlights

>Dancing with the Stars returned to ABC’s schedule with a preliminary 3.5 rating from 8-10 pm, down from a 5.3 rating for the spring premiere last year on the comparable night.  The Voice averaged a 4.5 rating with y...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

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

> SMASHWatch has a note from THE BACHELOR. NBC:  SMASH was down 0.3 last night, to a still-decent 2.4 that was nevertheless only 0.1 above its season low thus far.  But it faced atypical competition from the post-Bach...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: MONDAY RATINGS March 11

> NBC won another Monday night last night, though it was down significantly from last week due to a combination of lower early-evening TV usage because of Daylight Saving Time and increased competition from ABC with the all-nig...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

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

> SMASHWatch is grinning this morning, but should it be? NBC:  Airing against repeats on both of the other networks, SMASH was up a big 0.4 to 2.7, a healthy number for any 10PM drama these days.  So… yay? ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: MONDAY RATINGS March 5

> With the February sweep over, we enter the treacherous March/April period, where more than half the time periods on the broadcast networks have repeat episodes on any given week.  Having originals is a distinct advantage...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED: SMASHWatch Update – Back To Even

> Don’t get too excited about that increase in SMASH‘s 18-49 rating last night, because it just vanished.  In the final Nielsen numbers, Smash came back down to the same 2.3 number it had last week.  (Cast...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: MONDAY RATINGS February 27

> FOX made the night interesting by carrying NASCAR’s Daytona 500 in prime time.  (The race was delayed by weather from its normal Sunday afternoon time.)  CBS and NBC were down from last week, although NBC rece...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 2/20/12

> So much for SMASH being a hit. NBC:  Leaving the numbers aside for a moment, on a dramatic level SMASH after 3 episodes is starting to lose its practically-cable sheen, and look a lot more like a high-class ABC soap.&nbs...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: MONDAY RATINGS February 20

> NBC continues to settle on Monday, down another three tenths of a rating point from last week across the entire night.  The Voice is down two tenths week to week (although that decline could become a one tenth drop when ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED’S MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 2/13/12

> NBC can’t put away that Alka-Seltzer just yet. NBC:  THE VOICE, down only around 10% from last week’s huge rating, is in great shape at 8PM, and those 2 strong hours pretty much guarantee NBC Monday wins the ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: MONDAY RATINGS February 13

> NBC not surprisingly settled down a bit from last week’s post-Super Bowl launch of its new Monday.  The Voice continues to set the pace for all the networks on Monday and is now about the same as American Idol̵...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Smash”

> 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: “House” For Sale

> Today FOX and the producers of HOUSE jointly announced that this 8th season will be its last.  There’s nothing particularly shocking about this–ratings were down significantly from last year, and the show is ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 2/6/12

> For one night, at least, all NBC’s dreams came true. NBC:  THE VOICE blew away its competition, especially in the 9-10PM hour.  Its 6.6 rating over 2 hours was naturally way down from Sunday night, where it ha...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: MONDAY RATINGS February 6

>NBC had a terrific Monday after the Super Bowl, taking full advantage of the most-watched program in TV history to establish The Voice on its new night and deliver a solid opening for Smash.  However, there was significan...
by Mitch Metcalf