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SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “The Cool Kids”

  THE COOL KIDS:  Friday 8:30PM on FOX One takeaway from FOX’s terrible new sitcom THE COOL KIDS is that Martin Mull is in a particularly ruinous rut.  Four years ago, he co-starred in FOX’s awful Dads, a qui...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Single Parents”

  SINGLE PARENTS:  Wednesday 9:30PM on ABC ABC’s post-Modern Family Wednesday sitcom SINGLE PARENTS was created by Elizabeth Meriwether and JJ Philbin, respectively the creator and a senior writer/producer of New Gi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’s Fall TV Ratings Predictions – Tuesday

  Our soothsaying group of former NBC head of Scheduling Mitch Metcalf, longtime head of NBC Current Programming Ted Frank and myself is continuing to set out instant, perhaps foolhardy predictions of what next fall’...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “New Girl”

  NEW GIRL only got better this season.  There are TV comedies that are good at silly (Happy Endings, The Neighbors), and there are some that are great at soulful (Parks & Recreation more than any).  But combining si...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED 2013 UPFRONTS: The New FOX Schedule(s) – Grid & Instant Analysis

  FOX has unveiled a set of schedules that will shift throughout the season–and even into Summer 2014.  Let’s take a look. FALL MONDAY 8PM:         Bones/Almost Human 9PM:         Sleepy Hollow...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: FOX Season Finales

  FOX has become the 2nd network (after CW’s announcement yesterday) to schedule its season finales: THURSDAY MARCH 28 9PM:  Raising Hope FRIDAY APRIL 26 9PM:  Touch MONDAY APRIL 29 8PM:  Bones 9PM:  The Followin...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S NIELSENWAR – Week 8

  We’re now mid-way through November sweeps, and it’s time to ask once again:  What do we know now about this TV season that we didn’t know before? THERE WERE NO NEW BREAKOUT HITS THIS FALL.  Despite al...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Tuesday Week 8 — A Particularly Weak Night

After two atypical Tuesdays (Election Night and a two-hour Voice the week before), NBC has come back down to a 2.6 rating with adults 18-49 on Tuesday (below the 3.3 Tuesday average so far this season), just slightly ahead of...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Tuesday Week 6

NBC cruised to a commanding 4.0 rating with adults 18-49 last night, thanks to an extra hour of The Voice and a benching of the comedies.  CBS finished in second place with a 2.6 rating, where the network seems to have settl...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED’S NIELSENWAR – Week 4

. We’re 4 full weeks into the season, and it’s time to ask:  What do we know now that we didn’t know a week ago? Reruns Are Bad.  In the past few days, ABC has ordered extra episodes of GREY’S ANATOMY,...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: FOX Tries To Rescue Tuesday

  When we last left baseball’s beleageured network partner, FOX was trying to recover from a particularly knotty night of rain delays.  The result was that what was supposed to be Wednesday’s episode of THE X ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: Baseball Beans FOX

  Last night’s intermittent rain delay in the St. Louis/San Francisco NATIONAL LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYOFFS game caused a potential 2-night disaster for FOX (but an unexpected opportunity for ABC). The game had started a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 10/9/12

NBC thanks whatever it worships for The Voice.  (Note:  there were an unusually large number of 0.1 victories and ties last night, so bragging rights to various slots may shuffle when final numbers are released this afternoon...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

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 SEASON PREMIERE(S) REVIEW: “New Girl”

  NEW GIRL:  Tuesday 9PM on FOX WHERE WE WERE:  In an apartment with four very strange inhabitants:  Jess (Zooey Deschanel) of the title, who does have her magic pixie dream girl moments but enough issues and grit of he...
by Mitch Salem