Posts Tagged ‘ratings’
 

 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/25/13

  So much for the excitement of May Sweeps.  The NFL Draft on ESPN may not have helped, but an alarming number of network shows last night hit season and even all-time series lows. FOX:  Oh, how AMERICAN IDOL‘s for...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/24/13

  The night before Sweeps was a dim one. FOX:  AMERICAN IDOL lost 0.2, for a 3.2 that was 0.1 above its series low and just half a point above Survivor. ABC:  HOW TO LIVE WITH YOUR PARENTS (FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE) sur...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/23/13

  Even The Voice lost momentum on a very blah night for network television. NBC:  THE VOICE tumbled 0.6 to 4.0, its lowest rating of the spring cycle.  After that, the final scheduled airing of READY FOR LOVE held even, ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Weekly Cable and Broadcast Rankings

A fairly typical week at the top of the adult 18-49 rankings, with The Voice the top broadcast network program and Duck Dynasty the top cable entry.  But the riveting events in Boston last week also had an impact in the mi...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/22/13

  Even with a slip from last week, Mondays still belong to The Voice. NBC:  THE VOICE was down 0.4 from last week, a number that nevertheless doubled the next-highest rated show of the night.  Currently REVOLUTION is at ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports Ratings — NBA Playoffs Start Solidly; MLB Strikes Out

This weekend, the NBA playoffs got off to a solid start, with the eight games across two days and three networks up 6% from the same time periods last year.  The Lakers, Heat and Celtics/Knicks all broke a 3.5 household rating...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekly & Season to Date Network Ratings: NBC News Puts NBC Into Contention for the Week

Projected weekly network ratings in prime time (based on four days of official nationals and three days of fast nationals).  NBC moved into a virtual first-place tie with FOX this past week, thanks to NBC News coverage of the ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/21/13

  On what’s become cable TV’s premier night, only two shows on broadcast TV topped a 2 rating.   ABC:  ONCE UPON A TIME returned with its first new episode in a month, and fell to a series low 2.1.  The 1.4 ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: Friday Night Ratings — Real Crime Drama Draws Viewers to Normally Dead Night

Not quite as exciting as a live freeway police pursuit but still very compelling and much more relevant, the coverage of the reaction to the capture of the remaining Boston Marathon Bombing suspect brought viewers to the normal...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/18/13

  Hannibal‘s appetite wasn’t as strong last night. FOX:  After a slight surge last week, AMERICAN IDOL was back down to 2.9, a 0.3 drop and just slightly above its series low.  (And to add insult to injury, i...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/17/13

Two ABC sitcoms aired without their usual lead-ins, with mixed results. ABC:  The season finale of SUBURGATORY had to be a self-starter last night, airing as a one-hour without either Modern Family or The Middle as a lead-i...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/16/13

The Voice increases its dominance. NBC:  THE VOICE inched up to match its Spring cycle Tuesday high of 4.5, and with CBS in reruns, it more than doubled its nearest competition.  However, that did absolutely nothing for READY...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Top Cable and Broadcast Programs of the Week

Updated cable and broadcast rankings this week and last.
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED’S MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/15/13

  Say what you will about NBC, but no one right now can touch its Monday night. NBC:  Remarkably, the network made a last-minute decision to preempt last night’s Revolution (which featured a bombing storyline) in fa...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports Ratings — The Masters Rules

CBS Sports continues its springtime roll, with The Masters coverage over the weekend up about 25% from last year.  Sunday’s final round hit an impressive 10.2 household rating in the 56 local markets measured by Nielsen ...
by Mitch Metcalf