Posts Tagged ‘nashville’
 

 

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 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 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 FALL TRAILER REVIEW: ABC’s “Nashville”

    NASHVILLE:  Wednesday 10PM on ABC   WHAT IT’S SAYING:  Good old girls tusslin’ and singin’ in the world of country music.
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: Wednesday Week 7 — Time to Strip The Voice

NBC upended last night with a Voice episode displaced by the Election Night coverage, powering NBC to a winning 3.2 adult 18-49 rating from 8-11 pm and pushing Chicago Fire to a season high.  ABC appears to be back on trac...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED: ABC Fall Premiere Dates

  ABC used its podium at the Television Critics’ Association gathering today to finally release the premiere dates for its fall shows.  They are:   Friday Sept 14 8PM:   SHARK TANK 9PM:   WHAT WOULD YOU DO?...
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
 

 
 

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: 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
 

 

 

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 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 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
 

 
 

PREMIERING TONIGHT – THE SKED PILOT REPORT: ABC’s “Nashville”

  NASHVILLE – Wednesday 10PM on ABC:  Potential DVR Alert ABC has become the network of soaps, and its big play in the genre for fall is NASHVILLE, which is inheriting Revenge‘s slot as the latter show gets pr...
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