Posts Tagged ‘ratings’
 

 
2012 Olympic Games - Opening Ceremony

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
 

 
 
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THE SKED: “The Killing” Is Mortally Wounded

  Not many people will mourn THE KILLING.  AMC’s serialized mystery saga began with a great head of steam, and seemed poised to become the network’s next big show, but it became increasingly frustrating to wat...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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The Sked: Summer Olympics Ratings Forecast

Tonight the Summer Olympics from London kicks off with the Opening Ceremony on NBC at 7:30 pm ET and PT.  The first night is generally one of the higher-rated nights of the entire Olympics and sets the tone for the 17-night sp...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 
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The Sked: Cable Ratings July 17-23

HBO’s True Blood remains the highest-rated cable program with Adults 18-49 on our weekly ranking.  But watch out HBO, the most down-market, lowest common denominator, tawdry program on television (USA’s WWE Mond...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 
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Broadcast Network Weekly & Summer Averages: Bring on the Olympics

Based on fast nationals for Friday-Sunday and official national ratings for Monday-Thursday, the week of July 16-22 looks like ABC and FOX in a tie for first place with CBS and NBC several notches below, fighting to stay out of...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 
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The Sked: Cable Ratings July 10-16

HBO’s True Blood ticked up to a 2.7 rating, its best showing since the season premiere on June 10.  So far this season, True Blood started with a 2.9, then settled into a 2.6 for four straight weeks before hitting a 2...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 
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Broadcast Weekly & Summer Averages: FOX Edges Up Versus Last Year; NBC In Freefall

Big Brother’s second episode aired last night, scoring a preliminary 2.2 rating with Adults 18-49.  Although it was the top-rated broadcast program Sunday night (and the only network program to top a 2.0 rating Sunday), ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 
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Broadcast Weekly & Season Averages: 4th of July Blues

The broadcast networks combined for a lowly 4.53 combined 18-49 rating in prime time from July 2-8, 18% below the 42nd week last year (which also included the 4th of July holiday — on Monday).  This is a significantly bi...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 
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The Sked: MONDAY RATINGS June 18 — Glass House Shaky

FOX edged NBC again on Monday night, while ABC premiered The Glass House, which caused viewers to flee. The combo of Hell’s Kitchen (2.5 preliminary 18-49 rating last night) and MasterChef (2.3) combined to give FOX a fir...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 
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Broadcast Network Ratings — The Rough Season Continues

Week 37 of the broadcast season (May 28-June 3) recently concluded, the first full week of summer as defined by the broadcasters with almost all scripted shows in repeats and summer reality shows dominating the airwaves.  The ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 
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The Sked: FALL RATINGS PREDICTIONS — MONDAY Night

The new fall schedules have been announced by the broadcast networks and the new series have been picked up, so it’s time to reveal the SHOWBUZZDAILY FALL RATINGS ESTIMATES for the upcoming television season.  Today we...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 
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The Sked: FALL RATINGS PREDICTIONS

Now that the fall schedules have been announced by the broadcast networks, want to know who’s going to win the fall?  Which networks will gain ground?  Which nights will change hands?  What new shows will make it and w...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 
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The Sked: MAY SWEEP UPDATE (through 2 nights)

>With two nights of the May Sweep in (Thursday’s official ratings and Friday’s fast national ratings), here’s an early look at the final major ratings sweep period of the broadcast season, when ratings are mea...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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The Sked: Monday Ratings Advisory December 12

>Tonight’s ESPN Monday Night Football game (the 2-10 St Louis Rams at the 5-7 Seattle Seahawks) will have a limited impact on the broadcast fast nationals in the morning.  In St Louis, the game will be carried locall...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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The Sked: MONDAY Ratings Advisory

>Fast national ratings for ABC Monday (Dancing with the Stars, You Deserve It and Castle) will be very inflated Tuesday morning.  Two ABC stations (WCVB-Boston and KMBC-Kansas City) will carry the ESPN Monday Night Footbal...
by Mitch Salem