Posts Tagged ‘scandal’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Big Little Lies”

  BIG LITTLE LIES:  Sunday 9PM on HBO There are two notable additions to the second season of HBO’s BIG LITTLE LIES–one of whom has understandably been talked about much more than the other–as well as a ...
by Mitch Salem
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ShowbuzzDaily Sundance Film Festival Reviews: “Studio 54″” & “What They Had”

  STUDIO 54 (no distrib):  Matt Tynauer’s documentary covers all the bases of the disco that defined nightlife for a surprisingly brief time in the late 1970s, from the club’s construction on the site of an ol...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY NETWORK SCORECARD – 10.2.2014

  The night’s newcomers showed few signs of life. DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment) Thursday, the chart below displays preliminary key advertiser demographics (adult 18-34, 18-49 and ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

PREMIERING TONIGHT: THE SKED Pilot Review – “Reckless”

  RECKLESS:  Sunday 9PM on CBS – If Nothing Else Is On… In the Charleston of CBS’s summer potboiler RECKLESS, it seems like just about everyone is sleeping with everyone else, or wants to.  That absurdl...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: ABC Fall Premiere Schedule

  ABC has finally joined its brethren and announced the rollout of its fall schedule.  Although the majority of its shows will premiere during the official September 23-29 opening week, some series will start before and a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S Pre-Upfront Projected ABC Fall Schedule

  See Also:  THE SKED’s Pre-Upfront Projected NBC Fall 2013 Schedule                  THE SKED’s Pre-Upfront Projected FOX Fall 2013 Schedule We’re continuing with SHOWBUZZDAILY‘s v...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/14/13

  A historically bad night. FOX:  That sound was every FOX executive’s communal indigestion, as once-mighty AMERICAN IDOL hit its all-time low for a regularly-scheduled episode, a 3.0 that was just barely over X Fac...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 2/28/12

Post-Sweeps malaise. NBC:  Cleveland must be feeling pretty good about its preemptions last night, as the 9-11PM regular network schedule averaged under a 1.0 rating, with 0.9s for a new 1600 PENN and rerun SVU, and a 1.0 for ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Broken City”

  BROKEN CITY:  Watch It At Home – Wahlberg and Crowe In An Intriguing But Too Simplistic Thriller Studios love nothing better than predictability, so since Mark Wahlberg had a tidy January hit last year with Contra...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED MIDSEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Scandal”

  SCANDAL has been having a barn-burner of a Season 2, emerging as a pulpier, crazier Homeland (not that Homeland hasn’t been pretty crazy the last couple of weeks), a DC-set melodrama where everybody is lying to som...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 11/8/12

NBC grouts another night with its filling of choice. NBC:  So, yes–shoving THE VOICE into just about any timeslot on the schedule will lift both that slot and whatever follows it.  But last night’s special episode...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED PICK-UP PARADE: ABC’s “The Neighbors” and “Scandal” Owe Thanks to NBC

  ABC should send a nice thank-you note to NBC, because the marginal but sufficient success of THE NEIGHBORS and SCANDAL, both of which received full-season 22 episode orders today, is directly due to the weakness of the P...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: Thursday Week 5 — MLB Ratings on Track toward NHL

World Series Game 2 is losing to the CBS Thursday lineup in the fast nationals (2.9 to 3.2 with Adults 18-49), but the game should rise to about a 3.3 in the official nationals when the Western live viewing is tabulated correct...
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 SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Scandal”

  SCANDAL:  Thursday 10PM on ABC WHERE WE WERE:  Washington DC, where Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) is the best fixer around.  Not a lawyer (although she has a law degree), not a publicist (although she’s expert ...
by Mitch Salem