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The Sked: Thursday Week Two

The second Thursday of the season is down a relatively modest 13% collectively for the broadcast networks (10.2 Adult 18-49 rating last night versus 11.7 last fall on this night). Thursday Night Football (Cardinals at Rams) on ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 
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THE SKED’S SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “30 Rock”

  30 ROCK:  Thursday 8PM on NBC WHERE WE WERE:  Jack (Alec Baldwin) was divorcing his now-freed North Korean prisoner wife Avery (Elizabeth Banks).  Jenna (Jane Krakowski) was engaged to her Jenna-impersonator boyfriend...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Elementary”

A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and the production of episodes for the regular season: a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may have ha...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Last Resort”

A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and the production of episodes for the regular season: a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may have ha...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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The Sked: Wednesday Week Two

The nightly averages below do not include the Presidential Debate from 9:00-10:30 pm ET — since it ran commercial-free (or “sustaining”) those 90 minutes will make it into the nightly, weekly or season average...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 
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THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 10/3/12

Primetime was only an hour long last night (2 for CW), so not much to say.  In preliminary numbers, NBC’s news division won bragging rights to victory in the OBAMA VS. ROMNEY miniseries that took up the rest of the eveni...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “The Neighbors”

A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and the production of episodes for the regular season: a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may have ha...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS October 5-7

After a good weekend last week (up 18% from the comparable weekend average), this weekend is poised to be a very good first weekend of October (up over 40% and around $126 million for the top 12 films).   Opening at about 3,00...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 
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THE SKED’S SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Raising Hope”

  RAISING HOPE:  Tuesday 8PM on FOX WHERE WE WERE:  The town of Natesville, where the Chance clan–Jimmy (Lucas Neff), mom Virginia (Martha Plimpton), dad Burt (Garret Dillahunt) and ancient Maw-Maw (Cloris Leachman...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Ben and Kate”

A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and the production of episodes for the regular season: a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may have ha...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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The Sked: The Second Tuesday — Chicken Little Warming Up in the Bullpen

Tuesday prime time averages from last night show another 24% decline in live+same day DVR viewing for the four broadcast networks (from an 11.6 combined Adult 18-49 rating for the four networks on the same night last year to a ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 
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THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 10/2/12

It’s awfully early in the season for such a lousy night. NBC:  The network was in a big hurry yesterday to announce full-season orders for GO ON and THE NEW NORMAL, and both shows responded by hitting new lows (the spin ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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THE SKED’S SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Hart of Dixie”

  HART OF DIXIE:  Tuesday 8PM on CW WHERE WE WERE:  The bedroom of Dr. Zoe Hart (Rachel Bilson) in Bluebell, Alabama, where the New York transfer was finally getting some action after an entire season of dithering.  On ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “The Mindy Project”

A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and the production of episodes for the regular season: a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may have ha...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Vegas”

A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and the production of episodes for the regular season: a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may have ha...
by Mitch Salem