Posts Tagged ‘nashville’
 

 

THE SKED’S Pre-Upfront Projected ABC Fall Schedule

  See Also:  THE SKED’s Pre-Upfront Projected NBC Fall 2013 Schedule                  THE SKED’s Pre-Upfront Projected FOX Fall 2013 Schedule We’re continuing with SHOWBUZZDAILY‘s v...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED FALL FINALE REVIEW: “Nashville”

  ABC’s NASHVILLE has reached the midpoint of its season as one of the better dramas on network television, and also one of the more frustrating.  Particularly galling is that it seems to falter worst at the things ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S NIELSENWAR CHRONICLES: Wednesday

  Our saga of the hour-by-hour battle for territory on the broadcast network landscape continues.  Today, the motley group of series that make up Wednesdays–although due to scheduling strategies and the first Presid...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Idol Returns — Minaj and Carey Not the Answer

American Idol returned to the air last night, winning the night handily but continuing the show’s long slide from phenomenon to mere mortal status.  The two-hour premiere last night averaged a 6.0 adult 18-49 rating fro...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED NIELSENWAR – WEEK 2

  We’ve had a second week of ratings to examine, and it’s time once again to ask:  How goes the war?  And what do we know now that we didn’t know a week ago? ANYTHING OVER 1.5 IS THE NEW 2.5.  NBC and ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Wednesday Week Three

Two new shows premiered last night, both at 10 pm: Nashville (2.8 Adult 18-49 rating on ABC) and Chicago Fire (1.9 on NBC).  More on the individual shows below in the network sections, but looking at the networks’ ov...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’s Fall TV Ratings Predictions – Wednesday

  Our journey through the fall primetime schedule–and by “our,” I mean former head of NBC Scheduling Mitch Metcalf, former head of NBC Current Programming Ted Frank and myself–takes us to what may b...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED: ABC’s First Pick-Ups

  ABC has joined the club of networks issuing pick-up orders, as well as renewing the bubble show SCANDAL for a 2d season. The new shows include 3 dramas and 2 comedies, all from in-house ABC Studios: NASHVILLE has been bu...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 10/10/12

  A superhero comes to the rescue. CW:  ARROW gave the beleagurered little network the best news it’s had literally in years, with a colossal (for CW) 1.3 rating that beat NBC in its first half-hour and was only na...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

NIELSENWAR 2014-15: “Nashville” Renewed

  After a bit of down-to-the-wire negotiating, ABC and Lionsgate have come to an agreement for a Season 3 renewal of NASHVILLE, although details are not yet clear, including just how many episodes have been ordered (ABC ha...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: FALL RATINGS PREDICTIONS — WEDNESDAY Night

Wednesday nights this fall will look a lot like last year, with most of the returning programs performing at similar levels and no network making a big move (up or down) on the night.  FOX should win Wednesday again with The ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Wednesday Week Four

Pretty much a train wreck on network TV last night.  CBS stumbled to a first place victory in the preliminary fast nationals with a 2.7 rating in prime time.  ABC plunged from a 3.3 last week to a 2.6 this week (mainly due to...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S SCHEDULE: ABC

  Mitch Metcalf and I, along with veteran network executive Ted Frank, have put together our own versions of the schedules (the real ones will be announced at the nework Upfronts in New York next week). We’ve posted ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

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

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, networks and studios (which may have ha...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: ABC Fall Schedule and Instant Analysis

Lots of moves from ABC, some–but not all–of which we anticipated.   Let’s take a look night-by-night: MONDAY:  The aging DANCING WITH THE STARS isn’t ideal, but as we anticipated, it’s the be...
by Mitch Salem