Posts Tagged ‘Saturday’
 

 

The Sked: Saturday Ratings — Notre Dame Leads ABC to the Ratings Promised Land

Last night ABC dominated primetime with a preliminary 4.4 adult 18-49 rating for Notre Dame at USC.  The convincing victory for the Fighting Irish sealed a perfect 12-0 undefeated season and reserved a spot in the national cha...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Saturday Ratings — ABC scores with Stanford-Oregon But the Big Prize Comes Next Week with Notre Dame-USC

Last night ABC won prime time easily with a 2.2 fast national rating with adults 18-49 for the thrilling overtime upset of Stanford over Oregon.  We estimate that the game will go up to around a 2.5 rating in the official nati...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Saturday Week 5 — Notre Dame Football Matches Popularity of World Series

Game 3 of the least-viewed World Series ever battled NCAA football (a very good Notre Dame vs Oklahoma game between two highly-ranked teams) last night.  In the fast nationals, college football on ABC edged Game 3 on FOX 2.5 t...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY BOXOFFICE: Early Weekend Report – 7/28/12

  Last night’s preliminary numbers for THE DARK KNIGHT RISES (Warners) turned out to be unduly optimistic, so the currently promising estimates for Saturday should be taken, for now, with a modicum of salt.  Accordi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE REPORT – 6/23/12

BRAVE (Pixar/Disney), of course, continued its victorious march through the weekend’s boxoffice on Saturday.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, the animated fantasy fell a small 4% on its 2d day of release, t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: FALL RATINGS PREDICTIONS — FRIDAY & SATURDAY Nights

We are combining Friday and Saturday fall ratings projections into one post.  The two least-watched nights of television have relatively little value to advertisers (there are fewer people watching TV on these nights and the s...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED REVIEW: SNL With Mick Jagger

  Mick Jagger isn’t exactly known for his comedy stylings.  But the man knows a little bit about performing, and he was an extremely game host for tonight’s 37th season finale of SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE.  He didn...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: SATURDAY RATINGS March 31 — CBS scores; NBC airs test pattern

>CBS led the way Saturday night with a preliminary 5.0 Adults 18-49 rating from 8-11 pm ET.  The end of the Louisville-Kentucky game peaked at a 5.8 rating from 8:00-8:30 pm (though some of that rating contains viewing on ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED: NBC GOES BACK TO PRESCHOOL

> In recent years, the broadcast networks have largely outsourced their Saturday morning kids’ programming business.  Despite decades of history in the area, the networks have determined that news and sports are much...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: NBC Banishes “The Firm”

> It turns out there are some numbers so low that even NBC can’t endure them.  After an inconceivably bad 0.8 rating for THE FIRM last night–lower than most network shows score in reruns, and only 0.1 ahead of ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked SATURDAY RATINGS January 28

>FOX scored an impressive (for Saturday) preliminary 2.2 rating with Adults 18-49 last night with UFC: Evans vs Davis from Chicago (featuring two other undercard Ultimate Fighting bouts).  The live fights built smartly thr...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: OFFICIAL NATIONAL RATINGS January 14-15

>The official ratings are in for Saturday and Sunday.  Key updates: FOX Sunday.  The NFL coverage of the end of the New York Giants-Green Bay Packers playoff game and postgame analysis went up to a 15.8 rating with Ad...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: SATURDAY RATINGS January 7

>There are a lot of NFL fans out there, but no one will be more depressed to see the season end than NBC.  Last night, NBC pulled a preliminary 10.0 Adult 18-49 rating from 8-11 pm for the Detroit Lions at the New Orleans ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: SATURDAY RATINGS December 31

>ABC was once again king of New Year’s Eve, averaging a 3.0 rating with Adults 18-49 from 8-11 pm.  The evening began with New Year’s Rockin’ Eve: 40th Anniversary Party from 8-10 pm and a very solid 2.4 ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: RATINGS through Sunday December 25

>Christmas week is one of the least-viewed weeks of the year — and one of the most difficult to program.  But thanks to a Sunday Night Football game, a Christmas Eve tradition of airing It’s a Wonderful Life, a...
by Mitch Salem