Posts Tagged ‘NBC’
 

 

The Sked: Tuesday Ratings September 25

Tuesday premiered on all four broadcast networks last night, with almost all schedules unveiled entirely intact.  CBS is in first place with a 3.3 preliminary Adult 18-49 rating from 8-11 pm, exactly on target according to our...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: MAY SWEEP UPDATE — Halfway to the Finish Line

With two full weeks in for the May Sweep (official ratings for April 26-May 8 and fast national ratings for May 9), here’s an early look at the final major ratings sweep period of the broadcast season, when ratings are me...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED PILOT REPORT: PREMIERING TONIGHT – “Bent”

> Disclaimer:  Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall.  Pilots are often reedited and rescored, and in some cases even recast or reshot.  So these critiques sh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Weekly & Season Network Ratings

Thanks to the NCAA tournament and more original episodes on the other nights, CBS moved back into first place for the week ending Sunday.  Based on four nights of official ratings and three nights of adjusted fast nationals, C...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Summer Olympics through Day 4

Monday night’s Olympics coverage on NBC scored a solid 10.5 rating with Adults 18-49, just a tenth of a point off Beijing’s pace but well ahead of Athens and Sydney. FOX went with repeats of Hell’s Kitchen M...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Olympic Opening Ceremony Ratings: Early Fast Nationals Indicate Huge Success for NBC

The prime time portion of the Opening Ceremony of the London Olympics averaged a stunning 12.4 rating with Adults 18-49, blowing away last year’s 10.3 rating from Beijing (which was very good for an Olympics not hosted by...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: Free Agents”

> 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
 

 
 

UPDATED: The Cycle of Failure (and Success) at a TV Network — Or How Matlock Replaced The Office and SVU Last Night

  UPDATE:  The Hollywood Reporter followed up on our story, and interviewed WKYC’s General Manager, who claims that the Matlock preemptions (which will continue next week), are merely to make up for the fact that th...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED: Partial NBC Midseason Schedule

  NBC today announced the broad strokes of its midseason schedule, although there are still holes to be filled in.  Some major points that we do know: MONDAY: THE BIGGEST LOSER will air between cycles of THE VOICE at 8P...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: NBC UPDATE

> Bringing up the rear (too easy), NBC today joined CBS, ABC, FOX and The CW in announcing its Fall schedule premiere dates.  As with the other networks, the bulk of NBC’s shows will begin the week of Sept. 19-25, wi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: SUNDAY RATINGS July 1: Olympic Fever Begins to Build

A terrific night for NBC as the Sports division took control of Sunday night from the Entertainment division.  U.S. Olympic Trials coverage of three sports dominated the other networks, posting a 2.5 preliminary Adult 18-49 ra...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

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
 

 

 

Broadcast Weekly and Season Averages

Week 38 of the broadcast season (June 4-10) was won by FOX with a 1.55 in prime time, up from last week’s 1.20 (thanks to the arrival of Gordan Ramsay’s two shows Hell’s Kitchen and MasterChef).   NBC fell t...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED: NBC Summer

> NBC, for whom this season cannot end too soon, has added a few summer premiere dates to its schedule: Monday May 21 9PM:    AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR – reality competition series that will air both on NBC an...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED PILOT REPORT: NBC’s “Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea”

> Disclaimer:  Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall.  Pilots are often reedited and rescored, and in some cases even recast or reshot.  So these critiques sh...
by Mitch Salem