Posts Tagged ‘ratings’
 

 

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
 

 
 

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
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

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
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

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
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

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
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

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
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

The Sked: THURSDAY Ratings Advisory

>Remember that the fast nationals for The CW Thursday schedule will be vastly inflated by local coverage of NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football. Because of football pre-emptions in New York and Denver (on WPIX and KWGN)...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: MONDAY OFFICIAL RATINGS November 14

>The official nationals for Monday show that ABC came down three tenths of a rating point, to a 2.9 Adult 18-49 rating for the evening, and NBC dropped two tenths of a rating point to a 1.2 rating.  Both adjustments are du...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED: Cable Ratings Update July 19-20

> Updating the cable hit chart (click “read more” to see it) with data from Tuesday and Wednesday, A&E’s Storage Wars joins the rankings of high-rated cable shows.  Other people’s junk is a very...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED: The Cable Ratings World

>From time to time, we will check in with the cable networks to see what programs are resonating with the audience.  HBO’s True Blood and History’s Pawn Stars would be considered summer hits on any network.&nbs...
by Mitch Metcalf