Posts Tagged ‘sunday’
 

 

THE SKED REVIEW: The Return of The Walking (and Talking) Dead

> Since we last saw our rag-tag band of survivors, they’ve had to endure the loss of their leader, the man most responsible for mapping out their initial strategies and saving them along the way from all manner of deadly ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: SUNDAY RATINGS October 9

> CBS has moved slightly ahead of FOX season to date, while NBC moved past a sagging ABC on a strange Sunday night.  ABC is simply falling apart on Sunday:  its three-week 18-49 rating track for the night is 2.5…...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED: “Breaking” Spectacular (Except In the Ratings)

> Creatively, last night’s season finale of BREAKING BAD was extraordinary in almost every way (how long till the final 16 episodes start airing?).  In the ratings, according to TV By the Numbers it did quite well, b...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: Sunday Ratings Report & Network Scorecard – 10/9/11

> We’ll have an updated chart with specific ratings and trends up later today, but meanwhile here’s a rundown on how last night’s shows fared.  Note that both NBC and CBS will have football-related change...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Homeland”

> 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 RATINGS October 2

> Aside from NFL Sunday Night Football, there is nothing close to a dominant show on the night.  A lot of mid-2 and low-3 rated shows.  Even with the football competition, the night is filled with opportunity to build...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Pan Am”

> 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 RATINGS September 25

> With an “average” NFL game on NBC (if you consider a 7+ rating in primetime average), the other networks premiered their Sunday lineups with only moderate success at best.  ABC got off to a very sluggish star...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED: SUNDAY Ratings This Fall

> SUNDAYS this Fall officially start September 25, although the real ratings action on Sunday Nights, Sunday Night Football on NBC, has already kicked off to monster ratings.  The entire CBS schedule premieres in Sept...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED PILOT REPORT: AMC’s “Hell On Wheels”

> Disclaimer:  Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall.  Pilots are often reedited and rescored, and in some cases even recast or reshot.  So these critiques sh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: The (Last) Return of “Entourage” and Cable Sundays

> On summer Sunday nights, the 4 broadcast networks air a grand total of zero hours of original scripted programming; instead, viewers get a strict diet of animated repeats (FOX) and unscripted series like Big Brother (CBS), Am...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: Early “Dead”

> AMC has just announced the Season 2 premiere for THE WALKING DEAD, and they’ve made an interesting decision:  when the show returns on Sunday October 16, it will air at 9PM instead of its original timeslot at 10.&n...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES JUNE 10-12: Super 8 Above Forecast But Not As High As Reported Yesterday

>Super 8 now looks like a $37 million opening weekend based on Friday and Saturday results.  The weekend top 12 should be down 6% from 2010.    The ShowbuzzDaily Domestic Final estimates now show that Super 8 sho...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES MAY 27-29: Hangover 2 and Panda 2 Slightly Higher for the Weekend

>Weekend Studio Estimates came in slightly higher than yesterday’s first look for Hangover Part II and Kung Fu Panda 2.  Weekend is up almost 50% over last year.  The ShowbuzzDaily Domestic Final estimates now s...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED: WHAT TO WATCH THIS FALL ON WEEKENDS (1st Draft)

> Just how big a fan are you of RULES OF ENGAGEMENT?  If CBS dropped it off the top of the Empire State Building, would you jump after it?  Because that’s pretty much what they’ve done by (probably only te...
by Mitch Salem