Posts Tagged ‘Monday’
 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Grimm”

  GRIMM:  Monday 9PM thru Sept 10; Friday 9PM starting Sept 14 on NBC – Worth A Look   WHERE WE WERE:  Meeting Mom.  Nick Burkhardt (David Giuntoli) is a Portland homicide detective who’s also a “...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S MONDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 7/30/12

  Probably not surprisingly, the cable show hardest hit by the Olympics on Monday night was WWE RAW on USA, which fell from 2.3 to 1.5 for the evening, ending up behind LOVE AND HIP-HOP on VH1, which was down only 0.2 to 1...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S MONDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 7/23/12

  Monday cable was dominated, as usual, by the unscripted (well, let’s pretend they’re unscripted) WWE WRESTLING on USA and LOVE & HIP-HOP ATLANTA on VH1.  (With VH1 back on DirecTV, Love & Hip-Hop had...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/23/12

The kitchen outrated the boudoir. ABC:  BACHELOR PAD wasn’t able to capitalize on the strong ratings for Sunday’s Bachelorette finale, premiering with a 1.4 that was way below last year’s 2.2 start.  That di...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Alphas”

  ALPHAS:  Monday 10PM on Syfy   WHERE WE WERE:  Think X-Men without the big special effects, the cool gadgets and the costumes.  Dr. Lee Rosen (David Stathairn) is the shepherd to a group of Alphas, individuals wi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

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

  PERCEPTION:  Monday 10PM on TNT A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and the production of episodes for the regular season: a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in,...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/16/12

Cooking is king. FOX:  The Gordon Ramsey duo of HELL’S KITCHEN and MASTERCHEF easily took the night with 2.6s, each up a tick from last week. ABC:  THE BACHELORETTE isn’t winning any fans, dropping 0.3 to 2.2.  T...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SERIES FINALE REVIEW: “Eureka”

  EUREKA, while never a breakout hit, was a sturdy performer for 5 years on Syfy–and one of the increasingly small number of shows on its air that was actually science-fiction, as opposed to superhero fantasy, horror...
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 SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “The Closer”

  THE CLOSER:  Monday 9PM on TNT   WHERE WE WERE:  The LAPD, where Atlanta emigre Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson (Kyra Sedgwick), having triumphed over the initial prejudices of her all-male squad, has forged a w...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/2/12

  No news is no news. NBC:  The OLYMPIC TRIALS didn’t get the benefit of a Women’s Track & Field runoff, and came in third for its half-hour with 1.8.  AMERICA’S GOT TALENT was the highest rated sho...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6/18/12

It turned out CBS didn’t even need to throw stones. ABC:  GLASS HOUSE finally premiered, and maybe the network should have broadcast the litigation papers instead.  The show’s 1.6 barely beat the sitcom reruns on ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED PILOT REVIEW: “Bunheads”

  Back in 2000, the rapid-fire fizzy dialogue of Gilmore Girls prompted some to spread an utterly unfounded rumor that Amy Sherman-Palladino, its creator and chief writer, didn’t actually exist, and that Girls was re...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6/4/12

  If only NBC could just show talent competitions…   NBC:  If it weren’t for a 1.0 GRIMM rerun at 10PM,  NBC would easily have won the night.  AMERICA’S GOT TALENT was Monday’s highest-rated...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/28/12

    A slow Memorial Day evening for the networks. NBC:  AMERICA’S GOT TALENT was the night’s big show with a 2.7, and AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR won the rest of the night with 2.0, but both were down 0.4 from...
by Mitch Salem