Posts Tagged ‘sunday’
 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Californication”

  CALIFORNICATION:  Sunday 10:30PM on Showtime Even in the relatively free-and-easy world of paycable, there’s something about CALIFORNICATION that seems to get under people’s skin.  Perhaps it’s the ca...
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 FALL FINALE REVIEW: “Once Upon A Time”

  Having blown up the initial premise of their show in its Season 1 finale, ONCE UPON A TIME creators Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz have inventively plotted a Season 2 that came to a satisfying Act 1 culmination in the s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED FALL FINALE REVIEW: “Revenge”

  REVENGE, in its second season, demonstrates the perils of stretching a good thing too far.  (Also being stretched:  ABC’s concept of a “fall finale,” since unlike shows like Revolution and The Walking...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: Sunday Cable Scorecard – 10/28/12

  The combination of the final game of the World Series and Sunday Night Football did nothing to dent the numbers on cable’s showcase night of the week. AMC:  A pivotal episode of THE WALKING DEAD, which also happ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Sunday Week 5 — FOX Steals a Sunday Victory from NBC

It looks like NBC suffered its first Sunday defeat of the new season.  The Sunday Night Football game certainly out-rated Game 4 of the World Series, but FOX built a commanding lead in the 7 pm hour alone with the controversia...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY CABLE SCORECARD – 10/14/12

  Zombies take over the world. AMC:  As yesterday’s numbers had promised, THE WALKING DEAD was a monster in more ways than one.  With a 5.8 18-49 rating in its 9PM airing and an additional 1.9 for the 10PM rebroadc...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Sunday Ratings and Network Averages for First Three Weeks

NBC had a very typical Sunday night win — we are projecting their Adult 18-49 rating for the night will go up to a 6.3 in the official nationals tomorrow.  FOX should have been a strong second place because it had the NF...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 10/7/12

On a night when a pulse-pounding hour of HOMELAND conclusively answered the question “Can this season be as good as the first?” (the answer is Yes), the broadcast networks continued their fall in more ways than one....
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Sunday Week Two

NBC will win another Sunday in the fall, although it will be one of the lower-rated Sunday Night Football nights of the season.  The 5.3 rating with Adults 18-49 in the fast nationals from 7:30-11 pm last night should go up to...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Hell On Wheels”

  The 2nd season of HELL ON WHEELS was different, and perhaps somewhat better, than its first.  (Behind the scenes, experienced producer John Shiban was brought on to showrun with series creators Joe and Tony Gayton.)  I...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “666 Park Avenue”

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 SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Revenge”

  REVENGE:  Sunday 9PM on ABC WHERE WE WERE:  Discovering that the long-vanished mother of Emily Thorne (Emily VanCamp), who’s really Amanda Clarke (don’t get us started), is actually alive.  This was among ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Dexter”

  DEXTER:  Sunday 9PM on Showtime WHERE WE WERE:  In a frozen instant of time, as Detective Debra Morgan (Jennifer Carpenter) watched her adopted brother Dexter (Michael C. Hall), a blood spatter expert on her own forens...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “The Good Wife”

  THE GOOD WIFE:  Sunday 9PM on CBS WHERE WE WERE: Waiting for Kalinda’s door to open.  She (Archie Panjabi) was calmly waiting inside with a gun, waiting for her former husband, a man who even Kalinda thinks is da...
by Mitch Salem