Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’
 

 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Suits”

  SUITS:  Wednesday 9PM on USA Because of the way USA scheduled last season’s episodes of SUITS, it feels as though Season 3 barely ended (it was just 2 months ago), and now Season 4 is already here.  The events of...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 10/18/12

Sometimes stunt casting works. CBS:  On a night when most of broadcast TV was even at best, 2/2 MEN was up a healthy half-ratings point from last week to 4.0, by far its best Thursday rating thus far.  The reason seems to be ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.2.2019

        NETWORK FINALS:  THE MASKED SINGER gained 0.1 in final numbers, while SEAL TEAM and the YOUNG SHELDON rerun lost the same.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Ch...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WORLD CUP SKEDBALL — Day 7

Day 7 of the World Cup (Wednesday) turned in mediocre ratings on ESPN by 2014 standards (2.3 to 3.2 million viewers for the three matches, on the bottom half of the ranking chart).  But the 2:30 and 5:30 matches yesterday woul...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS October 26-28

This weekend is on track to be the fifth weekend in a row to be up over the previous years.  None of the openers look like big hits — it’s just that Argo is hanging around very well in its third week and there are ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WORLD CUP SKEDBALL: Day 15 & Group Stage Summary

Ratings for Thursday’s matches on ESPN and ESPN2 are in and of course the Germany vs USA match was the highest-rated match of the day, but only the third-highest USA match in World Cup 2014 because ESPN rated 187 minutes...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Wednesday Week 6 — Scary Halloween for Networks

Halloween always depresses television usage levels of 2-34 year-olds, but last night it looks like 35-49 year-olds also took the night off from watching TV in greater than normal numbers.  Just an awful night for network TV, w...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Saturday Network Scorecard 1.26.2019

DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary live+same day key advertiser demographics (adult 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54 ratings), audience skews (women 18-49, men 18-49 an...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED Pilot + 1 Review: “Taxi Brooklyn”

  TAXI BROOKLYN:  Wednesday 10PM on NBC Previously… on TAXI BROOKLYN:  Cat Sullivan (Chyler Leigh) is a grouchy (but spunky and cute) NYPD detective whose driving is so bad that she’s been demoted to walking ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 11/8/12

NBC grouts another night with its filling of choice. NBC:  So, yes–shoving THE VOICE into just about any timeslot on the schedule will lift both that slot and whatever follows it.  But last night’s special episode...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Sundance Film Festival Reviews: “Official Secrets” & “Greener Grass”

  OFFICIAL SECRETS (IFC):  Film festivals have a way of creating unintended double features when thematically similar films are seen in close proximity, and it’s hard to watch Gavin Hood’s Official Secrets wit...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: FOX Fall Premiere Schedule

  FOX is spreading out its premieres next fall, with a roll-out that will take a month to fully get into gear.  (Note:  in other FOX news, the network also announced today–or confirmed, since it was known to be a f...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 8.11.2016 — with OLYMPIC UPDATE

  Sports dominated the night, not just because of the OLYMPICS, but because the NFL preseason began, leading to many local preemptions that may shift numbers this afternoon. DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 11/15/12

CBS dominates, without a singing competition to be seen. CBS:  THE BIG BANG THEORY, 2 1/2 MEN and PERSON OF INTEREST all had their best outings of the season.  Big Bang was particularly impressive, up 0.4 to a huge 5.5 that a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 8.22.2016

  Back to post-Olympics reality. DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary key advertiser demographics (adult 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54 ratings), audience skews (w...
by Mitch Metcalf