Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’
 

 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Guys With Kids”

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
 

 
 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Animal Practice”

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
 

 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 9/25/12

  No real winners. FOX:  People forget just how much NEW GIRL had slipped since the heady days of its premiere–although it sounds awful to compare last night’s pair of 2.7s to that 4.8 start a year ago, the ev...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Tuesday Ratings September 25

Tuesday premiered on all four broadcast networks last night, with almost all schedules unveiled entirely intact.  CBS is in first place with a 3.3 preliminary Adult 18-49 rating from 8-11 pm, exactly on target according to our...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Private Practice”

  PRIVATE PRACTICE:  Tuesday 10PM on ABC WHERE WE WERE:  Absorbing a lot of drama.  Pete (Tim Daly) was arrested for his part in a mercy-killing.  Addison (Kate Walsh), having chosen to finally begin her romance with J...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S NIELSENWAR CHRONICLES: Wednesday

  Our saga of the hour-by-hour battle for territory on the broadcast network landscape continues.  Today, the motley group of series that make up Wednesdays–although due to scheduling strategies and the first Presid...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

PREMIERING TONIGHT–THE SKED FALL PILOT REPORT: ABC’s “The Neighbors”

  THE NEIGHBORS:  Wednesday 8:30PM ABC – Change The Channel It could have been worse.  Initially, ABC slotted THE NEIGHBORS, which is just a New Normal away from being the worst new sitcom of the fall, in the netwo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE(S) REVIEW: “New Girl”

  NEW GIRL:  Tuesday 9PM on FOX WHERE WE WERE:  In an apartment with four very strange inhabitants:  Jess (Zooey Deschanel) of the title, who does have her magic pixie dream girl moments but enough issues and grit of he...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: “The Voice” Keeps Singing

  Wasting no time–and why should they?–NBC jumped on the strong ratings for last night’s first regular season episode of THE VOICE to renew the show for both Spring and Fall 2013.  The Spring renewal was...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED FALL PILOT REPORT: CBS’s “Vegas”

  VEGAS:  Tuesday 10PM on CBS – Potential DVR Alert VEGAS is CBS’s version of swinging for the fences, which is to say that it can also be seen as a neon-lit, gold-edged version of Longmire.  This time the wi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S NIELSENWAR CHRONICLES: Tuesdays

  We’re continuing our week-long look at the hour-by-hour battles that will enliven the new network TV season.  Today it’s the turn of Tuesday, a night notable for its Invasion of the Sitcoms. 8PM:  THE VOICE...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 9/24/12

A good start for the Peacock. NBC:  Regular season competition dented but didn’t break the Monday line-up.  THE VOICE was the highest rated show of the night at 4.3, more than 50% higher than the Dancing With the Stars ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: Monday Ratings September 24 — The Season Begins

It’s going to be a long fall for CBS on Monday nights.  Last night’s slate of season premieres on CBS average a 2.7 Adult 18-49 rating in the fast nationals, far below the 3.6 nightly rating we forecast back in May...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Revolution”

  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 ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “How I Met Your Mother”

  HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER:  Monday 8PM on CBS WHERE WE WERE:  At the intersection of several major events.  Lily (Alyson Hannigan) and Marshall (Jason Segel) had just had their baby; Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) had just ...
by Mitch Salem