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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 SERIES FINALE REVIEW: “The Secret Circle”

    On paper, THE SECRET CIRCLE seemed to have everything going for it.  It was a ready-made companion piece to CW’s one big hit The Vampire Diaries–produced by Vampire‘s Kevin Williamson, based on ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 1/4/12

> America gives a warm “Welcome Back” to ABC’s Wednesday line-up. ABC:  With new episodes airing for the first time in a month, the network’s shows (admittedly airing against lots of repeats and low...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 2/9/12

> Unfortunately for NBC, there are other nights in the week besides Monday. NBC:  The gradual season-long collapse of THE OFFICE continued last night, as the show’s 2.5 hit not just a season low, but its lowest ratin...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: CW’s Finale Schedule

> CW has announced the line-up for its 2011/12 regular season finales, as well as a late-season premiere: First to exit will be ONE TREE HILL, which winds up its 9 seasons on April 4 with a 2-hour special. On April 17, RINGER w...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/15/12

> Greendale Community College 4-Ever! NBC:  The network seized the opportunity opened by CBS’s sure-to-be-low-rated NCAA coverage, and COMMUNITY‘s 2.2 was by far its highest rating of the season.  In fact,...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/29/12

> The new shows tumble. FOX:  TOUCH faced new scripted competition from CBS for the first time, and even though NBC and ABC were still mostly in repeats during the hour, Touch lost half a ratings point to 2.8.  That&#...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/19/12

> When you’re NBC, even a 1.8 rating can look good. NBC:  PARKS & RECREATION returned to the schedule last night in the 9:30PM slot, with a 1.8 that was far better than the 1.2-1.5 that Up All Night had been gett...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/26/12

> Not at all the way the networks wanted May Sweeps to begin. NBC:  All the hype for 30 ROCK‘s live episode (a very busy half-hour with some great gags) and COMMUNITY‘s self-contained episode-long Law & Ord...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: CW Takes Care Of the Easy Part

> CW today renewed the 3 shows on its air that were destined for renewal:  THE VAMPIRE DIARIES, the network’s closest thing to a hit; SUPERNATURAL, which has been doing very well on low-rated Fridays; and 90210, with...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED PILOT REPORT: The CW’s “The Secret Circle”

> Disclaimer:  Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall.  Pilots are often reedited and rescored, and in some cases even recast or reshot.  So these critiques sh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/3/12

> Big Bang makes one. CBS:  THE BIG BANG THEORY roared back from last week’s decline, up half a ratings point for its best number since March, and zooming past American Idol as the highest-rated show of the night.  T...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THURSDAY Ratings — Early Results

>Two shows premiered last night, both on The CW.  Vampire Diaries returned to a 1.4 Adult 18-49 rating, while Secret Circle debuted at almost the same level (1.3 rating).  Last year Vampire Diaries debuted with a 1.6 ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/10/12

Not all season finales are created equal. NBC:  THE OFFICE and PARKS & RECREATION aired their season finales last night to no viewer excitement whatsoever:  Office was slightly down from the previous week to 2.2 (0.1 abov...
by Mitch Salem