Posts Tagged ‘sunday’
 

 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “The Good Wife”

> The title “Best Drama On Network Television” used to mean a lot more than it does these days (what’s the competition?  Parenthood has lovely moments but also its share of contrivances; Fringe and The Va...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 4/22/12

> VEEP, properly enough, was #2 on HBO’s Sunday ticket. HBO:  VEEP premiered with a fairly strong 0.6 in 18-49s on its initial Sunday airing, plus another .14 for its repeat later that night (remember, HBO ratings re...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/22/12

> Clip shows aren’t what they used to be. FOX:  The network tipped off that it knew its 25TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL wouldn’t be much of an event by airing it on the last pre-Sweeps Sunday of the season.  The ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: SUNDAY RATINGS April 22

>Another Sunday without a network averaging over a 2 rating.  Amazing Race continues to shine for CBS, but NYC 22 is slipping away quickly in its second telecast.  ABC’s Once Upon a Time remains the top-rated sh...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED PILOT REVIEW: “Veep”

> VEEP:  Sundays 10PM on HBO – Potential DVR Alert   Although of course it made all the sense in the world to precede tonight’s premiere of its new political comedy VEEP with the trailer for its upcoming p...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Girls”

> 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 ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “NYC 22”

> 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 ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 4/15/12

> GIRLS doesn’t earn an HBO throne. HBO:  GIRLS received largely rhapsodic reviews, and those are critically important at HBO–if the show’s quality stays strong, it could easily be in line for Best Comedy...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/15/12

> NYC 22 goes down with the ship. CBS:  It was almost a full year ago that CBS announced the arrival of NYC 22 (which has changed titles since then), and after all that time… nobody cared.  The show debuted...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: SUNDAY RATINGS April 15

>A very ugly Sunday night in prime time on the broadcast networks, with no network averaging above a 2 rating for the night.  CBS premiered NYC 22 at 10 pm to a very lame 1.5 rating with Adults 18-49, while ABC aired part ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “The Client List”

> 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 ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED PILOT REVIEW: “Girls”

> GIRLS – Sundays 10:30PM on HBO – Potential DVR Alert The lion’s share of attention paid to HBO goes to its splashy, big-budget, big-name projects like Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire, Luck and True Blood.&...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

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 SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “House Of Lies”

> After a full season, it’s still not clear just what HOUSE OF LIES is. The season finale, written and directed by series creator Matthew Carnahan, centered on what became the show’s main storyline in the latter par...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Shameless”

> The second-season finale of Showtime’s SHAMELESS was unusually low-key for the rambunctious series, the result of having to deal with the aftermath of last week’s Thanksgiving dinner, where bipolar mom Monica (Chl...
by Mitch Salem