Posts Tagged ‘Private Practice’
 

 

The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS May 1

>A night of disappearing rating points.  Last May, the first Tuesday of the sweep had a combined 12.6 rating points for the four major broadcast networks.  Last night the “big” four combined for 8.8 rating...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

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’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 2/23/12

> Ow, says FOX.  See FOX say Ow. FOX:  AMERICAN IDOL‘s 4.4 rating was its lowest since the show began as a summer series 10 years ago.  That was down 14% from last week, 38% from the first hour of last year...
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: Sandy-Related Network Schedule Changes

  The aftereffects of Sandy are still being felt at the TV networks, where schedules over the next several days have undergone several last-minute changes. Tonight, both ABC and NBC will preempt their 10PM programming for ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: ABC MAY FINALES

> ABC has announced its schedule of season finales for May: May 1:  LAST MAN STANDING May 6:  GCB May 7:  CASTLE May 13:  ONCE UPON A TIME               DESPERATE HOUSEWIVE...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/8/12

        Season finales (some of them) shake things up. NBC:  THE VOICE finale was up almost 40% from last week’s episode, to a 4.3 that handed NBC the night.  The only stumble came from moving FASHIO...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/15/12

> Greendale Community College 4-Ever! NBC:  The network seized the opportunity opened by CBS’s sure-to-be-low-rated NCAA coverage, and COMMUNITY‘s 2.2 was by far its highest rating of the season.  In fact,...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: More ABC Decisions

  ABC looks to be all but done with its pre-Upfront orders, adding several bubble show renewals and a few new series to its prior haul.  DON’T TRUST THE B___ IN APT 23, LAST MAN STANDING, BODY OF PROOF, and PRIVATE ...
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 – 3/22/12

> Maybe everyone went to see The Hunger Games last night. FOX:  With lower than usual competition on all the other networks, TOUCH debuted with its first regular episode to a 3.3 that wasn’t as good as it looked.&nbs...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: ABC Fall Schedule and Instant Analysis

Lots of moves from ABC, some–but not all–of which we anticipated.   Let’s take a look night-by-night: MONDAY:  The aging DANCING WITH THE STARS isn’t ideal, but as we anticipated, it’s the be...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 11/17/11

> The final Thursday of November sweeps wasn’t impressive for anyone. ABC:  The network had to be disappointed with the 2.5 earned by its 2-hour, much-promoted “intervention” episode of PRIVATE PRACTICE, ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S 2012/13 FIRST CUT: ABC Needs & Possibilities

> With the television season at Upfronts minus about 6 weeks, Mitch Metcalf, veteran programming executive Ted Frank and I are continuing our survey of the issues each network may and should be thinking about while strategizing...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: ABC’s “Private Practice”

  For a show perceived as standard medical soap, PRIVATE PRACTICE has gone through quite a few permutations in style and focus over its 5 seasons.   Conceived originally as a light-hearted spinoff to Grey’s Anat...
by Mitch Salem