Posts Tagged ‘network scorecard’
 

 

THE SKED Network Ratings Scorecard – 9/27/13

  Nothing hit a 2 rating on the first Friday of the new season. CBS:  HAWAII 5-0 had an underwhelming Friday debut with 1.5, down 0.3 from last year’s Monday start.  It was even with the premiere of UNDERCOVER BOSS...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 11/9/11

> A seemingly atypical night turned out to be fairly typical after all. ABC:  The network preempted its entire line-up for the CMA AWARDS, and did very well, with a preliminary 4.8 that was up a tick from last year’s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: Friday Ratings – Network Scorecard – 10/7/11

> Fridays are only half a real night for the broadcast networks right now, so it stands to reason that they get only half the ratings. CBS:  Will the network accept a 1.2 from A GIFTED MAN?  (And, to be fair, along wi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: Week 2 + 1 – FOX Network Scorecard

> The third week of a network season is a critical one.  Ratings erosion after a series or season premiere is expected and even acceptable, because it’s understood that not every viewer drawn by hype and marketing wi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD 3/27/12

> Dancing doesn’t mambo as fast as it used to. ABC:  The DANCING WITH THE STARS results show did a whole lot better at 9PM than The River‘s ratings, winning the hour with a 3.0 (compared to River‘s mid-1 ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARDj j- 11/21/11

> Don’t get too attached to those CG dinosaurs. FOX:  TERRA NOVA barely bothers with those creatures these days anyway, being more concerned with dull conspiracies among humans (points to anyone who can figure out wh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/29/13

  Perhaps the networks should consider combining Monday’s two successful shows for a dating series that takes place under a giant glass–wait, that’s what reality television is already. CBS:  One of the large...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED NETWORK RATINGS SCORECARD – 9/25/13

  After the excitement of the past two days, with the arrivals of The Blacklist and Agents of SHIELD, last night’s numbers were on the dull side. ABC:  Even though ABC won the night, there was no good news in the line-u...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED NETWORK SCORECARD – 11/3/13

  Did moving The Good Wife and Revenge away from one another for a night help both shows? CBS:  The afternoon NFL overrun pushed the night’s schedule by an entire hour in most of the country, kicking The Mentalist out o...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: Week 2 + 1 – CW Network Scorecard

> The third week of a network season is a critical one.  Ratings erosion after a series or season premiere is expected and even acceptable, because it’s understood that not every viewer drawn by hype and marketing wi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 11/10/11

> For one network, a night that moved in the wrong direction. FOX:  Does FOX have to start worrying about X FACTOR?  The show seemed to make its way through the wave of baseball-related preemptions and reschedulings v...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 1/26/12

> AMERICAN IDOL‘s best days are behind it. FOX:  Idol gave FOX an easy win for the night, but it continues to be 30% below last season, and last night dipped 0.3 from its first Thursday.  It appears as though th...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/19/12

> SMASHWatch says:  could’ve been worse. ABC:  DANCING WITH THE STARS returned to the schedule with a 3.5 that was only 2/3 of last year’s spring premiere number, and accordingly the lowest-rated premiere ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/1/12

  Little to be GLEEful about. FOX:  Despite a major episode that included NY auditions for 2 of the characters that the season had been building to (as well as, this being GLEE, a musical spousal abuse subplot, and a rock...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD

    The calendar may say it’s too early for the dog days of summer, but they’ve arrived at CBS.   CBS:  DOGS IN THE CITY fell sharply from its low debut to an awful 0.9, below most of the reruns on N...
by Mitch Salem