Posts Tagged ‘The Office’
 

 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 2/14/13

Valentine’s Day didn’t heart network television, especially early in the evening. ABC:  About the best that can be said about the 1.3 debut of ZERO HOUR is that it edged out NBC and CW for 3rd place in the hour.  ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 2/23/12

> Ow, says FOX.  See FOX say Ow. FOX:  AMERICAN IDOL‘s 4.4 rating was its lowest since the show began as a summer series 10 years ago.  That was down 14% from last week, 38% from the first hour of last year...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: Upscale Ratings — NBC Profile

>NBC is the focus of our final profile of network performance with upscale viewers.  The good news for the Peacock is that many of its programs have a disproportionate share of viewers in homes with yearly incomes over $10...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 2/9/12

> Unfortunately for NBC, there are other nights in the week besides Monday. NBC:  The gradual season-long collapse of THE OFFICE continued last night, as the show’s 2.5 hit not just a season low, but its lowest ratin...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

UPDATED: THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD

> This is what it’s come to:  on a Thursday night, repeats of CBS sitcoms beat new NBC sitcoms in every half-hour. NBC:  Last night’s episode of THE OFFICE set a new all-time low of 2.1 2.2 (in final numbe...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 11/10/11

> For one network, a night that moved in the wrong direction. FOX:  Does FOX have to start worrying about X FACTOR?  The show seemed to make its way through the wave of baseball-related preemptions and reschedulings v...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: Week 2 + 1 – NBC Network Scorecard

> The third week of a network season is a critical one.  Ratings erosion after a series or season premiere is expected and even acceptable, because it’s understood that not every viewer drawn by hype and marketing wi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/26/12

> Not at all the way the networks wanted May Sweeps to begin. NBC:  All the hype for 30 ROCK‘s live episode (a very busy half-hour with some great gags) and COMMUNITY‘s self-contained episode-long Law & Ord...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: Friday Ratings – Network Scorecard – 10/14/11

> Fridays are quiet in any case, but with 2 of the networks waiting to launch their “real” schedules, last night was nearly inaudible. CBS:  Although A GIFTED MAN upticked slightly last night, it seems clear th...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 11/17/11

> The final Thursday of November sweeps wasn’t impressive for anyone. ABC:  The network had to be disappointed with the 2.5 earned by its 2-hour, much-promoted “intervention” episode of PRIVATE PRACTICE, ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: Emmy Odds – Theirs and Ours: Comedy

> With the help of some online bookmaking sites, we have the latest “official” odds for tonight’s Emmy Awards.  Let’s take a look about what they say about the conventional wisdom, and make some adj...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: FRIDAY RATINGS October 14

>Friday patterns are really set in stone.  CBS won another Friday with a 1.6 rating (same as last week) with three pricey scripted dramas:  A Gifted Man (1.3 rating, up 0.1 from last week), CSI: NY (1.7, up 0.1) ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED: Thursday Ratings – Network Scorecard – 10./27/11

> November sweeps began with a baseball bat in its hand, and for one network, that bat was the one wielded by Robert DeNiro in The Untouchables. NBC:  A disaster, although its full extent won’t be known until the Wor...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/31/12

    The question, as it is every summer:  will the viewers come back in the fall? ABC:  DUETS got off to a bad start last week, and despite little competition, it was down to a 1.5 in its second installment.  ROOKI...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: NBC Can’t Have Too Many Sitcoms

  The Chinese water torture that has been NBC’s announcement of its renewals and pick-ups continues with the glad tidings that PARKS & RECREATION has at long last received its (albeit 13-episode) order, as well a...
by Mitch Salem