Posts Tagged ‘sunday’
 

 

The Sked: SUNDAY RATINGS January 1

>NBC finished the week and began the year with a terrific finale for Sunday Night Football, the Dallas Cowboys at New York Giants, a quasi-playoff game with the winner (the Giants) taking the NFC East title and a ticket to the ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Mad Men”

> WHERE WE WERE:  Reeling from the news that Don Draper (Jon Hamm) had proposed to his French-Canadian secretary Megan (Jessica Pare).  In other cubicles at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce, Joan (Christina Hendricks), pr...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SERIES FINALE REVIEW: “Desperate Housewives”

      No one expected DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES to end with the revelation that the housewives had been dead all along, and Wisteria Lane existed in a Sideways alternate dimension.  (Although that might’ve been...
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 SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Shameless”

  SHAMELESS:  Sunday 9PM on Showtime SHAMELESS often feels like the raging id of its showrunner and (US) creator, pillar of the Hollywood establishment John Wells.  Wells is the man behind ER, the senior producer who gui...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED NETWORK SCORECARD – 10/13/13

  It was a bad night on the networks to be anything but sports.  Note:  the football and baseball numbers below are adjusted to estimate where the final numbers will be after western time zones are taken into account tom...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

UPDATED: THE SKED CABLE/NETWORK SUNDAY SCORECARD – 6/8/14

NETWORK UPDATE:  The time-zone adjusted rating for Game 2 of the NBA FINALS climbed to 6.0.  As expected, the primetime JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE and NBA COUNTDOWN dropped heavily, from 2.2/2.3 to 1.1/1.3. SATURDAY CABLE:  StarzR...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Sunday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 3.1.2015

  NETWORK UPDATE:  Things got even better for THE LAST MAN ON EARTH, which rose an additional 0.1 in final numbers.  DATELINE, too, had an extra tenth. Ratings in key demos for the Top 25 original cable telecasts (plus a...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: SUNDAY RATINGS October 16

>A sub-par Sunday Night Football game turned in a 5.7 Adult 18-49 rating in the fast nationals last night on NBC.  The game will probably go up to a 6.0 or 6.1 in the official nationals, enough to win the night but fa...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: SUNDAY RATINGS January 22

>FOX should be well above a 20 rating (we are saying a 21) when the official nationals are in tomorrow for 7-11 pm Sunday.  This is well above CBS’s performance on this night last year, when the game ended on time at...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 4/1/12

> There’s almost an embarrassment of riches on Sunday night cable, enough good shows to overload a DVR.  Since many of these series are among the most talked-about (and honored) on all of television, we’re goin...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6/3/12

      This morning, every singing competition series tried to sign Adele. NBC:  ADELE LIVE IN LONDON did (for summer) a very solid 1.7, winning its hour and beating ABC’s season premiere of Secret Milliona...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Boardwalk Empire”

  BOARDWALK EMPIRE:  Sunday 9PM on HBO WHERE WE WERE:  Mourning an unexpected death.  In the Season 2 finale of Boardwalk Empire, anti-hero bootlegger Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi) murdered his one-time protege, later ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED 2013 UPFRONTS: ABC Trailer – “Betrayal”

  BETRAYAL will be the latest inhabitant of ABC’s Sunday 10PM soap hour, trying to outdo such recent occupants as GCB, Red Widow, 666 Park Avenue and Pan Am.  It stars Hannah Ware as the wife of a prosecutor who dis...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED NETWORK SCORECARD – 1/12/14

  Tina and Amy remained solid for the Golden Globes. NBC:  In time zone-adjusted numbers, the GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS scored a 6.5, up 0.1 from last year’s edition.  It was preceded by 2.8 for the ARRIVALS SPECIAL. CBS:  ...
by Mitch Salem