Posts Tagged ‘ratings’
 

 

The Sked: Monday September 10 Ratings

NBC got The Voice off to a good start last night, a 4.1 preliminary Adult 18-49 rating from 8-10 pm.  The singing competition show started at a 3.2 in the 8:00 half hour, quickly building to a 3.9 at 8:30 and 4.6 at 9:00 bef...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Thursday Ratings September 6

A surprise Thursday night victory for NBC last night, which had less to do with America’s Got Talent and much more to do with President Obama.  NBC started the night at 8 pm with a displaced America’s Got Talent...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Wednesday Ratings September 5 — Updated with Cable Ratings

NBC of course won last night handily with the first NFL game of the season.  Usually scheduled on the Thursday after Labor Day, the NFL moved the game to Wednesday out of deference to President Obama who gives his acceptance s...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED: “Grimm” On Mondays Isn’t the “New Normal” Anymore

  Remember this morning when we were remarking on the confusing NBC promos last night that made it sound like GRIMM wouldn’t be airing again on Mondays, when it was scheduled for another Monday broadcast next week? ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Broadcast Weekly & Summer Averages through September 2

The week heading into Labor Day is usually forgettable.  Television viewing is always very light the Thursday-Sunday before the holiday, and this past week the broadcast networks suffered through low ratings for the Republican...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 8/26/12

  HBO:  This just in from the Department of Duh:  the season finale of TRUE BLOOD was the highest rated show on cable Sunday night, and would have been the highest rated on all of television if not for preseason football...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Broadcast Weekly & Summer Averages through August 26

CBS is looking like a 1.50 rating for the week of August 20-26, enough for a share of first place this week but down 10% from the same week last year.  The NFL preseason games last year were a 2.0 on Friday (GB at IND) and 1.8...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Tuesday Ratings — America’s Got Talent Sags

NBC held on to win another Tuesday last night, with a soft 2.1 Adult 18-49 rating from 8-11 pm (down from a 2.3 last week and the fairly routine 2.2-2.3 before the Olympics started).  America’s Got Talent remains the hi...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Cable Ratings August 14-20

HBO’s True Blood hit a 2.8 rating with Adults 18-49 Sunday, almost working its way back to the season high (the 2.9 rating for the premiere episode on June 10). And VH1’s Love and Hip Hop Atlanta ended its seaso...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Broadcast Network Weekly and Summer Averages

Broadcast television quickly returned to normal the week ending Sunday night, the first full week after the Summer Olympics. FOX won the quiet week of August 13-19 with a preliminary 1.65 Adult 18-49 rating. Once again, the Gor...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: America’s Got Talent Sees No Olympic Lift

NBC eked out a narrow victory Tuesday, averaging a 2.3 Adult 18-49 rating in prime time.  America’s Got Talent returned to the air with a 2.7 rating from 8-10 pm, exactly where it was on July 24, the last Tuesday teleca...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: NBC’s Post-Olympic Reality

So much for an Olympic after-glow.  After 17 nights of near double-digit young adult ratings, NBC averaged a 1.8 Adult 18-49 rating last night.  After significant on-air promotion during the London Olympics, the two-hour prem...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED: “Animal Practice” Not Best In Show

  NBC wasn’t in any hurry today to release the ratings for last night’s “sneak peek” of its new sitcom ANIMAL PRACTICE, and now we can see why:  less than half the viewers for the Olympics Closing ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Olympic Ratings through Closing Ceremony

Even the Closing Ceremony did extraordinarily well this Olympics.  In the preliminary fast nationals, NBC averaged an 8.8 Adult 18-49 rating from 8-11 pm last night.  NBC usually runs the lower-rated 7 pm hour on the final ni...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Updated Olympic Ratings through Saturday

Last night in prime time, NBC averaged a preliminary 5.0 from 8-11 pm with Adults 18-49 from 8-11 pm.   The network has often thrown the 8 pm hour out of the nightly average (by delaying national commercials until 9:00).  If ...
by Mitch Metcalf