Posts Tagged ‘sunday’
 

 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/22/12

Apparently Sunday is a better night for romance. ABC:  THE BACHELORETTE benefited from having its season finale moved from Monday night to Sunday, scoring a 3.0 that was up from last year’s (Monday) finale by 0.3, and pr...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 7/15/12

  Breaking Bad‘s arrival was the big ratings news on Sunday night, while the launch of Political Animals wasn’t. HBO:  TRUE BLOOD, as usual, took the night with a 2.7 that was a tick higher than last week, bea...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED EARLY SUNDAY CABLE RATINGS – 6/15/12

  BREAKING BAD kicked off its 5th season in fine style for AMC last night, recording the show’s most-watched episode (2.9M viewers, up 14% from the Season 4 premiere), and what should be a 1.4 in the 18-49 demo, a wh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/15/12

Another Sunday with Game of Thrones probably beating everything on broadcast TV. CBS:  BIG BROTHER was the highest-rated show on the networks last night, with a 2.2 that was about 10% below the show’s Sunday premiere las...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED PILOT REVIEW: “Political Animals”

  POLITICAL ANIMALS:  Sunday 10PM on USA – Potential DVR Alert   POLITICAL ANIMALS is a lot more Brothers & Sisters than it is The West Wing, which makes sense because it’s the work of Greg Berlanti, ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S FALL PILOT REPORT: ABC’s “666 Park Avenue”

  666 PARK AVENUE: Sunday 10PM on ABC – Potential DVR Alert Disclaimer: Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall. Pilots are often reedited and re-scored, and in som...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 7/8/12

  The backlash to the Newsroom backlash backlash doesn’t seem to be hurting the show at all. HBO:  That sound you hear from the HBO boardroom is a sigh of relief:  THE NEWSROOM may or may not turn out to be Smash i...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/8/12

Another night with nothing on network television even scoring a 2 rating.  It’s a virtual guarantee that True Blood, airing in 25% of US homes, will top everything on broadcast television for the evening. ABC:  The netw...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 7/1/12

  We speculated yesterday that HBO might have carefully timed its renewal of THE NEWSROOM not to coincide with the show’s Episode 2 ratings, and we may have been right. HBO:  The Newsroom took a substantial hit from...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

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

  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 SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/1/12

With 3 weeks to go until the London Olympics, NBC is already reaping some of the benefits of its coverage. NBC:  Nothing on the other networks could do more than tie the lowest-rated hour of last night’s US OLYMPIC TRIAL...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Weeds”

  WEEDS:  Sunday 10PM on Showtime   WHERE WE WERE:  After a season largely concerned with a battle for supremacy in the New York drug trade, both within and outside the family, there seemed to be a moment of compara...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Episodes”

  EPISODES:  Sunday 10:30PM on Showtime   WHERE WE WERE:  Sean and Beverly Lincoln (Stephen Mangan and Tamsin Greig) are a married pair of British television writers who’ve had a modest success with a low-key ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD

  If everyone who wrote a snarky blog post about THE NEWSROOM had a Nielsen box, the show would have outrated the Super Bowl. HBO:  THE NEWSROOM had a 1.0 18-49 rating on 2.1 million total viewers, meaning about 65% of it...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: “The Newsroom” Ratings

Full demo numbers for Sunday’s premiere of  Aaron Sorkin’s opus THE NEWSROOM on HBO won’t be available until tomorrow, but we do know that the initial 9PM telecast was watched by 2.1 million people (with an e...
by Mitch Salem