Posts Tagged ‘sunday’
 

 

The Sked: SUNDAY RATINGS March 18

>Another weak Sunday night on network television.  CBS narrowly won the night with Adults 18-49 in the preliminary fast nationals, thanks to coverage of the NCAA Basketball Tournament until 7:43 pm.  ABC was down from...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “The Walking Dead”

> But first–a nod to the sly marketing department at AMC, which cleverly lampooned its own predicament of trying to persuade at least some of the hordes of WALKING DEAD fans to stay tuned to the network next week for a ve...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED @ PALEYFEST 2012: “Mad Men” (POP CULTURE APOCALYPSE MINUS 11)

> The season premiere episode of MAD MEN wasn’t screened at PaleyFest tonight.   Although the show airs a week from Sunday and virtually every other PaleyFest honoree screened an upcoming episode of its series, ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “GCB”

> A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and production of episodes for the regular season:  a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may hav...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/4/12

> Maybe ABC should have left “Bitches” in the title. ABC:  GCB (aka Good Christian Bitches, aka Good Christian Belles) had a very unimpressive debut, a 2.2 that was way below Pan Am‘s premiere in the fall...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: SUNDAY RATINGS March 4

>ABC wins the night but has a fairly disappointing debut of GCB.  Additionally, all the networks — including ABC — are down significantly versus the same night last year.  The four broadcast networks have ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED @ PALEYFEST 2012: “Once Upon A Time”

> ABC’s ONCE UPON A TIME is one of the few no-question-about-it hits of the current television season, and the gathering at today’s PaleyFest session, while enormously enthusiastic, was less raucous and more comfort...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: SUNDAY OSCAR Ratings (Almost Official)

>The ratings are almost official for the 84th Academy Awards.  The initial fast nationals have been correctly adjusted for each time zone’s live feed pattern, and now there is just one more processing step at Nielsen...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: OSCAR SUNDAY Ratings

>The fast national ratings (100% of the country measured but the western time zones inaccurately counted) give last night’s Academy Awards a preliminary 10.2 rating with Adults 18-49 and 34.3 million viewers 2+.  Now...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: SUNDAY OVERNIGHTS Oscar Ratings Not Horrible

>Early ratings from the 56 metered markets (covering about half the country) indicate the Academy Awards telecast had a similar household rating and share to last year’s show, as reported by Deadline.  The early demo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: SUNDAY RATINGS February 19

>Without a live event like The Grammys or NFL football, Sunday network ratings came crashing down to earth, with everyone around a 2 rating.                      Nightly Pr...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED MIDSEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “The Walking Dead”

> Previously On… THE WALKING DEAD:  Our erstwhile humans spent many, many episodes on a farm owned by cranky vet Hershel (Scott Wilson), while they searched for the missing Sophia (Madison Lintz).  There were lo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD

> Americans, faced with tragedy, gather around their television sets.  For the death of Whitney Houston, that meant the GRAMMYS. CBS:  The sudden (and not so sudden) death of Whitney Houston turned the Grammys into An...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: SUNDAY RATINGS February 12

>CBS hit the jackpot last night with amazing ratings for The Grammy Awards, perfectly timed with an music icon’s death and the return of Adele’s voice.  Sports and live events continue to remain the point of re...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Super Bowl Night

>[NOTE: The preliminary numbers below have been updated here.] Last night’s Super Bowl 46 earned a preliminary 36.8 rating with Adults 18-49, while the post game show from approximately 9:54-10:19 pm scored an approximate...
by Mitch Salem