Posts Tagged ‘sports’
 

 

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports Ratings Bowl

Over the weekend football continued to dominate the afternoon sports daypart.  On Saturday, college football filled the air, but only one game broke out: Stanford upsetting Oregon in prime time on ABC.  The other big upset (K...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SKEDBALL: Weekend Ratings Bowl

Welcome to the first edition of ShowbuzzDaily’s SKEDBALL, a weekly look at the weekend afternoon sports daypart on television.  This past Saturday was filled with college football games, as is typical in the fall, and on...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Saturday Ratings — College Football in a Rare Fumble

Last night ABC won prime time with a disappointing 1.7 adult 18-49 rating in the fast nationals for the Notre Dame-Boston College game in which the Fighting Irish extended their undefeated season.  The game will go up in the o...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Necessary Roughness”

  A very busy season of NECESSARY ROUGHNESS came to an end tonight with an unusually far-fetched hour.  The show isn’t exactly known for its hard-hitting realism, but this episode, written by series creators Liz Kru...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: Summer Olympics Ratings Forecast

Tonight the Summer Olympics from London kicks off with the Opening Ceremony on NBC at 7:30 pm ET and PT.  The first night is generally one of the higher-rated nights of the entire Olympics and sets the tone for the 17-night sp...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Necessary Roughness”

  WHERE WE WERE:  Dr. Dani Santino (Callie Thorne) was a happy suburban wife and mother who provided therapy to a few clients on the side, when her entire life was disrupted by a nasty divorce that left her in need of a g...
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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Zookeeper”

  ZOOKEEPER – Not Even For Free:  Isn’t There An ASPCA For Audiences?   Let’s put off talking about ZOOKEEPER–it’s terrible, for those with no time to spare–by mentioning the trail...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S TV NEWS AND NOTES: Sports Playoffs

> ABC’s coverage (ESPN on ABC) of Game 6 of the NBA Finals earned a very good 9.7 Adults 18-49 rating on Sunday.  About 24 million viewers 2+ saw the Dallas Mavericks win the championship, defeating the Miami Heat fo...
by Mitch Salem