Posts Tagged ‘NBC’
 

 

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday July 12 and Sunday July 13, 2014. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television population. ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

NIELSENWAR 2014-15: News From FOX, NBC, TNT, TBS

  Nothing so far today matches yesterday afternoon’s high-profile pick-ups by NBC and FOX, but there’s nevertheless some news as we approach next week’s Upfronts: FOX Amid speculation that the network wil...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Review: “Saturday Night Live” with Andrew Garfield

  When inspiration hit this week’s SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, it came from an unexpected direction.  African-American staff writer Leslie Jones, who isn’t an official cast member, pretty much blew the doors off Week...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: “The Michael J. Fox Show” Is (All But Officially) Done

  NBC was desperate to get Michael J. Fox back on its air, so much so that it ordered 22 episodes of his series before a pilot had even been produced.  But viewers had much less interest in Fox’s return, especially ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED REVIEW: “The Sound of Music Live”

  Creative risk-taking should always be applauded, especially in the conservative world of network television, and tonight NBC (in the particular person of its President Robert Greenblatt) and Executive Producers Craig Zad...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: “The Blacklist” Stays NBC’s Most Wanted

  NBC has little enough to brag about these days, so it’s understandable that the network would want to claim victory for its breakout drama THE BLACKLIST as quickly as possible.  There’s no practical benefit ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: Good News for “Sean Saves the World” and Seth MacFarlane

  It’s entirely possible that SEAN SAVES THE WORLD will never again hit the 1.4 rating it had last night (at least not unless NBC gives it The Voice as a lead-in again), so the network seized the opportunity of a les...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

PREMIERING TONIGHT: THE SKED Pilot Report – NBC’s “The Michael J. Fox Show”

  THE MICHAEL J. FOX SHOW:  Thursday 9:30PM on NBC (airing tonight at 9PM) – If Nothing Else Is On… Behind its feel-good star and tone, THE MICHAEL J. FOX SHOW is–even more than most TV shows–as mu...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

PREMIERING TONIGHT: THE SKED PILOT REVIEW – NBC’s “The Blacklist”

  THE BLACKLIST:  Monday 10PM on NBC – If Nothing Else Is On… NBC has made it very clear that its top fall priority is the launch of the new Monday drama THE BLACKLIST.  The show has been given the network...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SERIES PREMIERE REVIEW: “Camp”

  CAMP:  Wednesday 10PM on NBC – If Nothing Else Is On… If drive-in theaters hadn’t been superseded by multiplexes, NBC’s new CAMP would be the TV equivalent of a drive-in movie, a throwback to B-m...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Siberia”

  SIBERIA:  Monday 10PM on NBC Previously… on SIBERIA:  What’s worse than being on yet another reality TV competition show?  Being on one where unknown creatures are trying to kill you.  The contestants on ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SERIES PREMIERE REVIEW: “Siberia”

  SIBERIA:  Monday 10PM on NBC-Worth A Look SIBERIA holds onto its conceit for a very long time.  Until the closing minutes of tonight’s series premiere, the show presents itself as being what it’s pretending...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Crossing Lines”

  CROSSING LINES:  Sunday 10PM on NBC Previously… on CROSSING LINES:  Under the aegis of senior official Michel Dorn (Donald Sutherland), the International Criminal Court has established a multinational group of cr...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SERIES PREMIERE REVIEW: “Crossing Lines”

  CROSSING LINES:  Sunday 10PM on NBC – If Nothing Else Is On… Television’s changing economics will probably lead to a lot more internationally financed co-productions as time goes on.  In terms of cont...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Hannibal”

  As this new era of television drama has developed, people have talked wistfully about the broadcast networks airing shows with the distinctiveness and stylization (and darkness) we now associate with cable, but really th...
by Mitch Salem