Posts Tagged ‘ratings’
 

 

The Sked: Unofficial Standings for the First Two Weeks of the Season

With two weeks of the new season under our belts (11 nights of official ratings and 3 nights of adjusted fast national ratings), here is how the season stands for the four major networks:   Thanks to The Voice moving int...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Sunday Week Two

NBC will win another Sunday in the fall, although it will be one of the lower-rated Sunday Night Football nights of the season.  The 5.3 rating with Adults 18-49 in the fast nationals from 7:30-11 pm last night should go up to...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Friday #2 of the Season

The second Friday of the new season was down 16% in the fast nationals from last year (4.7 rating with Adults 18-49 TOTAL for the four broadcast network versus 5.6 the same night in 2011). It’s pretty much a disaster for ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Thursday Week Two

The second Thursday of the season is down a relatively modest 13% collectively for the broadcast networks (10.2 Adult 18-49 rating last night versus 11.7 last fall on this night). Thursday Night Football (Cardinals at Rams) on ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Wednesday Week Two

The nightly averages below do not include the Presidential Debate from 9:00-10:30 pm ET — since it ran commercial-free (or “sustaining”) those 90 minutes will make it into the nightly, weekly or season average...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: The Second Tuesday — Chicken Little Warming Up in the Bullpen

Tuesday prime time averages from last night show another 24% decline in live+same day DVR viewing for the four broadcast networks (from an 11.6 combined Adult 18-49 rating for the four networks on the same night last year to a ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Monday Week 2 Ratings

NBC Monday is no fluke, with The Voice holding steady (not surprising) and Revolution hanging in there (more surprising).  CBS is suddenly incredibly mediocre on this once-proud night, ABC has slid to banality, and FOX has s...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Friday September 28 Ratings

The first Friday of the new season was down 17% in the fast nationals from last year (4.9 rating with Adults 18-49 TOTAL for the four broadcast network versus 5.9 the same night in 2011). CBS and ABC tied for first place last n...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Thursday September 27 Ratings — Updated with Official Nationals

Completely updated with official national ratings. Thursday premiere night is down 23% collectively for the broadcast networks (10.5 Adult 18-49 rating last night versus 13.7 last fall on premiere Thursday).  CBS is most on tr...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Horse Race: Three Days into the New Season

With three nights of official national ratings counted, CBS is in front with a 2.99 Adult 18-49 rating, down a dizzying 30% from the first three nights last fall (when CBS was a towering #1 at a 4.28 rating).  Remember, The Ey...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Wednesday September 26 Ratings

The networks premiered their Wednesday nights last night (mostly), and they finished in the order we forecast back in May (FOX #1, CBS and ABC fighting for #2, and NBC a distant #4).  But three of the four networks are well be...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

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: Monday Ratings September 24 — The Season Begins

It’s going to be a long fall for CBS on Monday nights.  Last night’s slate of season premieres on CBS average a 2.7 Adult 18-49 rating in the fast nationals, far below the 3.6 nightly rating we forecast back in May...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Thursday Ratings September 20 — NBC Thursday…Yikes

NBC Thursday premiered last night, landing in third place with a 1.5 Adult 18-49 rating from 8-11 pm.  A premiere night is often one of the highest rated nights of the year, especially when facing two networks in repeats like ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Wednesday Ratings September 19

FOX won the night with two hours of The X Factor, a preliminary 3.5 Adult 18-49 rating from 8-10 pm.  This is up one tenth from the 3.4 premiere last Wednesday and could possibly rise to a 3.6 in the official nationals, but F...
by Mitch Metcalf