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THE SKED NETWORK SCORECARD – 12/29/13

  NBC bid adieu for the season to its highest-rated show. NBC:  Despite speculation that the season’s finale of SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL would be a bust with Tony Romo out due to injury, the game turned out to be an ed...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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THE SKED Series Finale Review: “Treme”

  TV is a little poorer for the loss of TREME, a series that never fully received the appreciation–from viewers or critics–that it deserved.  Even a bit watered down from its usual density in a last season of ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Getting On”

  HBO’s GETTING ON was generally close to unwatchable, and that’s meant as sort of a compliment.  Even in the world of pay-TV, where ratings aren’t always at the forefront of a network’s expectatio...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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THE SKED NETWORK SCORECARD – 12/27/13

  RIP, Nikita. CW:  Nobody cared very much about NIKITA while it aired, and its series finale, virtually buried on a holiday week Friday (Univision topped all the English-language networks last night), got just as little ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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THE SKED Series Finale Review: “Nikita”

  There was one last super-powerful conspiracy for NIKITA (Maggie Q) to bring down in tonight’s series finale, and a climactic showdown with arch-villainess Amanda (Melinda Clarke) to survive, as CW’s low-rated...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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THE SKED THURSDAY NETWORK/WEDNESDAY CABLE SCORECARD – 12/25-26/13

  Because of the holidays, all numbers other than morning network ratings are coming in a day late, so this post combines last night’s network with Wednesday’s cable results. WEDNESDAY CABLE TBS was the unquest...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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THE SKED NETWORK SCORECARD – 12/25/13

  Reruns decked the halls on Christmas night. ABC:  THE MIDDLE and MODERN FAMILY led the way with1.3s, giving ABC the win. NBC:  Nothing in the network’s mix of rerun holiday specials and a repeat of Monday’s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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THE SKED NETWORK SCORECARD – 12/24/13

  On Christmas Eve, all the gifts under the broadcast networks’ tree were used. ABC:  The original animated HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS, followed by the sad Jim Carrey/Ron Howard live-action version, scored 1.2/1...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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THE SKED NETWORK SCORECARD – 12/22/13

  The hills were mostly alive with the sound of football on network TV last night, but there was some music there too. ABC:  Carrie Underwood and her companions notwithstanding, the 1965 film version of THE SOUND OF MUSIC...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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THE SKED NETWORK SCORECARD – 12/20/13

  Vintage TV beat vintage Hollywood on a very slow night. CBS:  It doesn’t say much to be “#1 for the night” when the result is a 1.4 rating, but the colorized I LOVE LUCY HOLIDAY SPECIAL can claim that ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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THE SKED NETWORK SCORECARD – 12/19/13

  The X Factor ended its season with no miraculous ratings recovery. FOX:  Although THE X FACTOR‘s season finale was up 0.5 from last week to 1.7, that number was down a horrific 1.4 from last year’s finale, barel...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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THE SKED: Midseason News for How I Met Your Mother, Hannibal and More

  The broadcast networks continue to finalize their midseason plans, and today CBS and NBC presented some of their decisions. HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER will bring its 9 year run to a close with a 1-hour finale on Monday, March...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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UPDATED: THE SKED CABLE/NETWORK SCORECARD – 12/18/13

  AFTERNOON UPDATE:  The BARBARA WALTERS 10 MOST FASCINATING PEOPLE special gained 0.1, going out on a high note with 2.2.  In addition, the Celine Dion HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS special picked up 0.1, bringing it to a still-low...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Mob City”

  Frank Darabont has had a busy couple of weeks, although not necessarily in a good way.  He launched TNT’s MOB CITY, his first project since being thrown off AMC’s The Walking Dead after less than two seasons...
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UPDATED: THE SKED CABLE/NETWORK SCORECARD – 12/17/13

  AFTERNOON UPDATE:  Little excitement in the final numbers.  THE VOICE gained 0.1 for a 4.0 total, still substantially below last year’s fall finale.  On CBS, NCIS and PERSON OF INTEREST also both added 0.1, and a co...
by Mitch Salem