Posts Tagged ‘Saturday’
 

 

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
 

 

 

The Sked: SATURDAY RATINGS November 26

>Tonight the audience will be back to normal levels — the Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend does not suffer the TV usage declines that start Wednesday and continue through Saturday night.  Last night was a very typicall...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: SATURDAY RATINGS November 19 & Sweep Update

>Last night, ABC had another good Saturday with college football.  Most of the country saw USC upset #4 ranked Oregon, and ABC scored a 2.4 Adult 18-49 rating in the fast nationals, which we are boosting to an estimated 2....
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: SATURDAY RATINGS November 12 & Sweep Update

>Last night, ABC had the relevant college football game, #7 Oregon convincingly upsetting #4 Stanford.  The game produced a 2.5 Adults 18-49 rating in the fast nationals, although that number should rise to close to a 3 ra...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: SATURDAY RATINGS November 5 & Sweep Update

>It’s rare that a Saturday night has a huge impact on a sweep race, but last night featured a college football pairing between the #1 and #2 teams in the country on CBS.  In an SEC matchup for the ages, #1 LSU defeat...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: SATURDAY RATINGS October 29 & Sweep Update

>A brief update on the November sweep.  FOX remains solidly in first place and almost 100% ahead of the same period last November.  The other networks are down solid double digits.  Click “read more” ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: SATURDAY RATINGS October 22

>Game 3 of the World Series scored a 3.2 Adult 18-49 rating in the fast nationals, a number which will probably go up to a 3.5 in the official nationals Tuesday morning.  This would keep Game 3 comfortably ahead of last ye...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED: CBS Explains “How To Be” A Flop Sitcom

> Well, that didn’t take long.  Here’s the difference these days between CBS and NBC:  earlier this week, NBC rewarded UP ALL NIGHT and WHITNEY, two sitcoms that most recently had 2.3 ratings, with full se...
by Mitch Salem