Posts Tagged ‘sunday’
 

 

THE SKED: The “Client List” Gets Longer

    In news that ranks as a “no-brainer” in several respects, Lifetime has renewed its hit new series THE CLIENT LIST for a second season, this time for 15 episodes rather than 10.  (It’s not clear ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/6/12

      DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES in the home stretch. ABC:  ONCE UPON A TIME aired a strong pre-season finale episode, setting up a big good-vs-evil confrontation next week, and held steady at 3.0 for the 3rd consecut...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 4/29/12

> An off-night if you didn’t have Thrones in your title. HBO:  GAME OF THRONES, airing an episode that started with a gasp-inducing surprise death (one less potential king for Westeros), was the highest-rated show on...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/29/12

> A bad night at the Eye. CBS:  It’s lucky for CBS that one of its May Sweeps Sundays will be filled by the Survivor season finale, because the regular line-up is falling apart.  For no clear reason, the season&...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: SUNDAY RATINGS April 29 — The Declines Continue

>On the first Sunday of the May Sweep, ABC won the night by matching its rating on the same evening last year, while the other broadcast declined from year-ago levels: CBS down four tenths of a rating point, FOX down a negligib...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Veep”

> 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 ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “The Good Wife”

> The title “Best Drama On Network Television” used to mean a lot more than it does these days (what’s the competition?  Parenthood has lovely moments but also its share of contrivances; Fringe and The Va...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 4/22/12

> VEEP, properly enough, was #2 on HBO’s Sunday ticket. HBO:  VEEP premiered with a fairly strong 0.6 in 18-49s on its initial Sunday airing, plus another .14 for its repeat later that night (remember, HBO ratings re...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/22/12

> Clip shows aren’t what they used to be. FOX:  The network tipped off that it knew its 25TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL wouldn’t be much of an event by airing it on the last pre-Sweeps Sunday of the season.  The ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: SUNDAY RATINGS April 22

>Another Sunday without a network averaging over a 2 rating.  Amazing Race continues to shine for CBS, but NYC 22 is slipping away quickly in its second telecast.  ABC’s Once Upon a Time remains the top-rated sh...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED PILOT REVIEW: “Veep”

> VEEP:  Sundays 10PM on HBO – Potential DVR Alert   Although of course it made all the sense in the world to precede tonight’s premiere of its new political comedy VEEP with the trailer for its upcoming p...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Girls”

> 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 ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “NYC 22”

> 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 ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 4/15/12

> GIRLS doesn’t earn an HBO throne. HBO:  GIRLS received largely rhapsodic reviews, and those are critically important at HBO–if the show’s quality stays strong, it could easily be in line for Best Comedy...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/15/12

> NYC 22 goes down with the ship. CBS:  It was almost a full year ago that CBS announced the arrival of NYC 22 (which has changed titles since then), and after all that time… nobody cared.  The show debuted...
by Mitch Salem