Posts Tagged ‘supernatural’
 

 

THE SKED’S STATE OF THE NETWORK: CW

  The Sked’s State of the Network Reports:  NBC, CBS, ABC and FOX Of the 10 hours each week programmed by the CW network, a grand total of 3 regularly have ratings over 0.6.  This gives rise to the question:  how ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Grimm”

> 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’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/23/12

> FRINGE leans way out over the edge of the cliff. FOX:  FRINGE is one of the few shows on television that could claim with a straight face that its audience overlaps with The Hunger Games so strongly that the ratings migh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: Some Pre-Upfront Thoughts About CW’s Fall Schedule

  See Also:  THE SKED’s Pre-Upfront Projected NBC Fall 2013 Schedule                  THE SKED’s Pre-Upfront Projected FOX Fall 2013 Schedule                  THE SKED’s Pr...
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THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 2/10/12

> Not a great night for bubble shows. CBS:  On a night where CSI NY and BLUE BLOODS both won their hours and were up slightly from last week, A GIFTED MAN went down 0.1 and tied for 3rd place at 8PM. FOX:  KITCHEN NIG...
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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Beautiful Creatures”

  BEAUTIFUL CREATURES:  Watch It At Home – Many Witches, Little Magic BEAUTIFUL CREATURES can’t be dismissed as merely an overlong TV episode meant for the CW, but it never really comes together, either.  Ric...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: Friday Ratings – Network Scorecard – 10/21/11

> A quiet night, but there was some stirrings of change thanks to ABC. ABC:  EXTREME MAKEOVER:  HOME EDITION made its Friday debut (it will ultimately be joined by Shark Tank), and while the 8PM episode didn’t d...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’S FALL 2011/12 FRIDAY TV SCHEDULE

> Welcome to ShowbuzzDaily’s coverage of the upcoming TV schedules for the 2011/12 TV season!  Above you see our guide to what to expect on Friday nights this Fall:  the numbers are our projected Adults 18-49 ra...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED NETFLIX REVIEW: “Hemlock Grove” (Episodes 1-3)

  If Netflix is going to be the 21st-century version of a “network,” its content will eventually have to include all sorts of genres–and the quality, inevitably, will vary as well.  There may be high-cla...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 10/10/12

  A superhero comes to the rescue. CW:  ARROW gave the beleagurered little network the best news it’s had literally in years, with a colossal (for CW) 1.3 rating that beat NBC in its first half-hour and was only na...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: Friday Ratings – Network Scorecard – 9/30/11

> It being a Friday, not a single show on network television could even manage a 2 rating in 18-49s.  Even within that narrow radius, though, there was room to be a loser. CBS:  A GIFTED MAN (see our Pilot + 1 Review)...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Pilot + 1 Review: “Salem”

  SALEM:  Sunday 10PM on WGN America Previously… on SALEM:  In the late 17th century, the town of Salem had a fanatical witch hunter in the person of Cotton Mather (Seth Gabel), but also a coven of very real witche...
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THE SKED PILOT REPORT: CBS’s “A Gifted Man” – PREMIERING TONIGHT

> 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...
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THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Witches of East End”

  In this new era of serialized television drama, plot–and the skill with which it’s doled out–is more important than ever.  An overall clumsiness with the handling of its storylines is what’s held...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/25/12

The numbers weren’t worth waiting for. NBC:  The only show on network television last night to score over a 2 in the 18-49 demo was AMERICA’S GOT TALENT, airing its pre-Olympics finale and earning a 2.2.  The nigh...
by Mitch Salem