Posts Tagged ‘SVU’
 

 

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

> The networks have proclaimed their Fall schedules, the new series have been (partially) unveiled, so… what now?  What will actually be worth watching when network TV comes back to life in a few months?  SHOWBU...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: WEDNESDAY RATINGS March 7

>American Idol is still way down from last year, but last night’s episode ticked from the past few weeks.  But The Voice also had a good week — so Idol remains behind the pace of the upstart singing show. ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6/13/12

Last night’s TNT premiere of Dallas was watched by more viewers than any show on network television. FOX:  One broadcast network did manage to win the night in 18-49s, thanks to So You Think You Can Dance and its 2.4,  ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 12/14/11

> Viewers continue to be uninspired by the network offerings:  with one exception, season lows were the order of the evening. CBS:  CSI benefited from a repeat SVU on NBC and no Revenge on ABC, and scored its second-b...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 2/21/13

Not the kind of history the major networks like to set. CW:  Last night may have been the first time a CW series beat not one, but two of the big networks, as THE VAMPIRE DIARIES climbed an impressive 0.3 to 1.3 and NBC and AB...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: Wednesday Ratings – Network Scorecard – 9/28/11

> Everyone was down, as the new season started to settle in on itself–but some were down more than others. ABC:  MODERN FAMILY is doing quite spectacularly, more than 20% above last season’s average.  The ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’s Fall TV Ratings Predictions – Wednesday

  Our journey through the fall primetime schedule–and by “our,” I mean former head of NBC Scheduling Mitch Metcalf, former head of NBC Current Programming Ted Frank and myself–takes us to what may b...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 11/30/11

> While ABC was away, the other networks did play (a little). FOX:  The network seized the opportunity afforded by ABC’s all-repeat night to launch the last new series of the “fall” season, I HATE MY TEEN...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: Breaking News — Wednesday 10 pm Adjusted

>With the news that Chris Meloni will not return to Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, the ratings in the Wednesday 10 pm hour will be adjusted to reflect a slightly lower SVU rating and a slightly higher CSI rating.  ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: NBC Cries Wolf

  Network regimes come and go, ratings rise and (recently) fall, but one thing has been consistent at NBC for almost a quarter-century:  the presence of producer Dick Wolf and his LAW & ORDER franchise.  Hard times h...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 1/18/12

> AMERICAN IDOL returned to the schedule, towering over everything… except its own past. FOX:  Idol came back with a 7.4, which naturally squashed all its competition.  In fact, it beat the ratings of the other ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED REBOOT REVIEW: “Law & Order: SVU”

> Until now, LAW & ORDER:  SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT has been unique to the franchise in not having undergone a periodic reshuffling of its cast.  For 12 seasons, SVU had been the only one of the series to be star-driv...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Law & Order: SVU”

  LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT – Wednesday 10PM on NBC SVU began its 15th season with an atypically dark, serialized episode that served as a showcase for star Mariska Hargitay.  It picked up from the Seaso...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: Wednesday Ratings – Network Scorecard – 11/2/11

> After 2 nights of sinking numbers, stability returned to the ratings on Wednesday. ABC:  All in all, a good night.  The first half of the evening was down a tenth or so here and there, but the network got help where...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/23/12

    Say goodnight, broadcast season.   FOX:  AMERICAN IDOL‘s season finale did what the show’s done all season:  win the night convincingly, but at a significantly lower level than it’s ever b...
by Mitch Salem