Posts Tagged ‘sunday’
 

 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/28/13

  What a difference a year makes:  on the same Sunday night last year, NBC averaged an 11.6 rating with adults 18-49 in prime time for the second night of competition at the London Summer Olympic Games, and the four broad...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/21/19

Sadly, if not surprisingly, the most notable development on TV last night was the quick dissipation of any promise from last week’s premiere that The Newsroom had learned from its Season 1 mistakes, as its insufferable s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/14/13

  Summer:  when the network airing reruns beats all the networks with new programming. CBS:  BIG BROTHER was the highest rated show of the night with a preliminary 1.9 (starting 20 minutes late, like the rest of the network&...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/7/13

  Another ugly Sunday for the networks.  Collectively, the not-so-big 4 were down 5% from the same night last year. CBS:  Proving again that there’s no such thing as bad publicity, BIG BROTHER has gotten extra atte...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6/30/13

  A definition of pathetic:  the combined rating for the four broadcast networks last night sunk below a 4 rating with adults 18-49, down 33% from the same night last year. CBS:  For what it’s worth, a 1.1 average ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6/23/13

It’s not that no one was watching television last night:  Discovery’s SKYWIRE LIVE WITH NIK WALLENDA delivered 13M viewers during his actual Grand Canyon walk.  What viewers weren’t watching was broadcast TV...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6/16/13

  The contests viewers wanted on Father’s Day night were the sports kind, not the one with bathing suits. ABC:  Per Mitch Metcalf:  We are estimating the 5.6 fast national rating for last night’s Game 5 of the NB...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6/9/13

  Basketball, as always, beat Broadway last night. ABC:  Per Mitch Metcalf:  we have adjusted the 4.6 fast national adult 18-49 rating for NBA FINALS GAME 2  to an estimated 5.4 rating.  However, the 5.4 would still b...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6/2/13

  Broadcast TV barely even had a pulse last night. FOX:  Somebody had to “win,” and that was FOX, with a line-up of animated reruns that gave the network a 1.3 average for the night. NBC:  The night’s o...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/26/13

  There was no curtain call for Smash.   NBC:  SMASH‘s 2-hour exit was an ignominious one.  Although its 0.5 was up 0.1 from its last Saturday airing, it was very nearly the lowest-rated show on a low-rated holida...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/19/13

Live awards shows have been surging in the DVR age, and last night it happened again. ABC:  The BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS blew away the competition with a 3.6 (peaking at 3.9 in the 9-9:30PM half-hour), the show’s highest r...
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’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/12/13

  A tough start to Upfronts week for the networks. ABC:  The season finale of ONCE UPON A TIME was down an ugly 1.1 from last year’s finale, leaving it with a 2.2 that was flat with last week.  Even worse was the 2...
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THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/5/13

  A NASCAR overrun may have been the highest-rated show of the night. ABC:  ONCE UPON A TIME rose 0.2 from last week to 2.2, but it’s still hovering half a point below its season average.  REVENGE edged up 0.1 to 1...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/28/13

  May Sweeps continued to excite hardly anyone. ABC:  The network aired its regular line-up for the first time in a month, and it did no good for ONCE UPON A TIME, which slipped 0.1 from last week and fell to a series low...
by Mitch Salem