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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
 

 
 

THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 12/28/11

> OK, now they’re not even trying:  every single show on network TV last night was a repeat. CBS:  Which is exactly how CBS likes it.  Not to rub salt in NBC’s many wounds, but the CBS average last ni...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: PROMO WATCH — Starting to Prepare for the Summer

>The most recent Promo Watch numbers are based on prime time broadcast network programming between April 10 and April 16, with about 8 hours of programming sampled for each network over that period.  (Click “read mor...
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’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/6/12

> FOX’s 4-sitcom Tuesday excited no one. FOX:  I HATE MY TEENAGE DAUGHTER and BREAKING IN made unimpressive returns to the schedule.  Daughter could claim a decent retention of its RAISING HOPE lead-in, and it a...
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: FOX Season Finales

> FOX has added its season finales to the pile, which include an evening-long farewell to HOUSE.  Here’s the schedule: Tuesday April 17 9:30PM:  RAISING HOPE (Note:  after Hope‘s season finale, BREAKI...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “New Girl”

      It’s not all that unusual for a TV comedy to improve during the course of its first season, as it discovers its distinctive comic voice (that was the case with Happy Endings, and The Office as well)....
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 11/8/11

> Post-baseball hangover over?  Not so fast. FOX:  Unlike Monday, FOX’s Tuesday seems to have been seriously dented by baseball preemptions.  GLEE only recovered a bit of its pre-baseball number, and despit...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS March 13

>What an ugly night Tuesday has become.  Between the Daylight Saving Time effect early in the evening, a bumper crop of repeats, mid-season shows that are going nowhere, and a million other options (including streaming, DV...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 2/7/12

> Not all shows premiere like Smash. ABC:  In recent years, viewers have flocked to horror series from True Blood to The Walking Dead to The Vampire Diaries, and at the multiplex, “found footage” thrillers like...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: FOX Really, Really Hates Its “Teenage Daughter”

> FOX, reacting quickly to the decline of NEW GIRL, has just announced that it’s yanking the horribly rated I HATE MY TEENAGE DAUGHTER from the final 2 weeks of its 4-sitcom Tuesday.  Last night, Teenage Daughter cou...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 1/17/12

> The FOX Tuesday line-up returned to moderate results. FOX:  The network won the night, but unimpressively:  GLEE tied the season low it hit during the holiday season, and NEW GIRL was only 0.1 above its own. CBS:&nb...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/24/12

> The final arrival of the season is a flop. CW:  THE LA COMPLEX has some promise, but as a low-budget, no-star version of the network’s usual fodder, it didn’t give the Marketing department much to work with.&...
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