Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’
 

 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/12/12

Big Brother returns, to limited viewer excitement. CBS:  The network won the night with the premiere of BIG BROTHER, which was down 0.2 from last year’s debut at 2.6.  Last night’s score was actually lower than th...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Ice Age: Continental Drift”

  ICE AGE:  CONTINENTAL DRIFT – Watch It At Home – The CSI of Family Franchises Does Its Thing   You know what the fabulous Peter Dinklage never gets to do on Game of Thrones?  Sing!  That’s remed...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/11/12

An ugly night all around. NBC:  AMERICA’S GOT TALENT has come crashing down this week, and last night hit a season low 1.9.  None of this will matter in 2 weeks when the Olympics start, of course, but the show may need ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SERIES PREMIERE REVIEW: “Hit & Miss”

  HIT & MISS:  WEDNESDAY 10pm on DirecTV Audience Network – Worth A Look   HIT & MISS is considerably less sensationalistic than its premise and first five minutes might lead you to expect.  By the end...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Damages”

  DAMAGES:  Wednesday 9PM on DirecTV Audience Network   WHERE WE WERE:  Recoiling from Patty Hewes (Glenn Close), the most untrustworthy attorney in New York.  Patty is a spider, constantly setting traps for everyo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS July 13-15

Weekend #28 of 2012 looks fairly soft: $159 million for the top 12 films, down 37% from last year’s comparable weekend (the opening of the last Harry Potter — talk about a high bar) and down 23% from the four-year a...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED: TUESDAY SCRIPTED CABLE NETWORK SCORECARD

  USA:  The season premieres of WHITE COLLAR and COVERT AFFAIRS were significantly down from last year’s summer launches, and we won’t know until next week if that’s attributable to premiering against ba...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: TUESDAY OFFICIAL RATINGS July 10: All-Star Game Kinda Doesn’t Suck

FOX came in with a 3.2 Adult 18-49 rating for the MLB All-Star Game last night in the official nationals.  This was the lift we expected this morning from the fast nationals and proved to be enough to claim a rebound (albeit...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED: CBS Fall Premiere Dates

  As befits the most traditional of the broadcast networks, CBS will launch almost all of its Fall 2012 premieres during Fall Premiere week, Sept. 24-30: Wed Sept 19 8PM:          SURVIVOR Mon Sept 24 8PM:    ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/10/12

Baseball scores a run. FOX:  The major-league BASEBALL ALL-STAR GAME was the highest rated show of the night, and will probably be up from last year’s 3.1 when final numbers are in, but it’s still not particularly ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS July 10 — Preliminary All-Star Game Results

FOX’s coverage of the Major League Baseball All-Star Game is averaging a 2.9 preliminary rating with Adults 18-49.  Remember, that fast nationals do not correctly measure live sports programming.  After the west coast...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “White Collar”

  WHITE COLLAR:  Tuesday 9PM on USA   WHERE WE WERE:  Watching Neal Caffrey (Matt Bomer) and his closest crony Mozzie (Willie Garson) fly away.  Neal is a con man, art thief and forger let out of jail (with an ankl...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Covert Affairs”

  COVERT AFFAIRS:  Tuesday 10PM on USA   WHERE WE WERE:  At the CIA, where Annie Walker (Piper Perabo), the young, beautiful languages expert who supposedly works for the Smithsonian, is actually an agent.  (She me...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: “Perception” Perceived Mostly By Older Viewers

  TNT’s much-ballyhooed launch of PERCEPTION scored very well in total audience, with a viewership of 5.6M people, holding on to 90% of its lead-in, the final season premiere of THE CLOSER.  But like The Closer, Pe...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: Cable Ratings July 3-9

ESPN’s coverage of Major League Baseball’s (actually State Farm’s) Home Run Derby averaged a 2.7 rating with Adults 18-49, making it the top cable program in the past seven days and the top program on any ne...
by Mitch Metcalf