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THE SKED: “Smash” – Pow! Season 2 Character Exits

    Tell the understudies to start learning their lines, as NBC wants it to be known that the Season 2 version of SMASH, under new showrunner Josh Safran, will be markedly different from the generally assailed Season ...
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THE SKED SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 5/20/12

The throne is still occupied. HBO:  Like most of the spring cable series, GAME OF THRONES is heading into its homestretch, with just 2 episodes left (Stannis is about to reach King’s Landing!).  The show continues to be...
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THE SKED’S MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/21/12

    Don’t Miss SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Exclusive Monday and Tuesday Fall TV Ratings Predictions! Last night, House left the building. FOX:  The series finale of HOUSE had a respectable 2.9 rating, up a strong 0.7 fro...
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The Sked: SUNDAY RATINGS May 20

ABC won the final Sunday of the May Sweep with the Billboard Music Awards and very little competition from the other networks.  The FOX animated comedies ended their seasons at or near their respective lows, while NBC’...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 
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The Sked: FALL RATINGS PREDICTIONS — MONDAY Night

The new fall schedules have been announced by the broadcast networks and the new series have been picked up, so it’s time to reveal the SHOWBUZZDAILY FALL RATINGS ESTIMATES for the upcoming television season.  Today we...
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THE SKED: “Breaking Bad” Returns

    When AMC issued its final 16-episode order for BREAKING BAD, there was immediate speculation that the network would split the show into 2 8-episode seasons.  The network stayed silent at the time, but now that st...
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THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/20/12

  EXCLUSIVELY ON SHOWBUZZDAILY TODAY:  THE SKED’S MONDAY FALL RATINGS FORECAST!   Last night, it was good to have cable.  CBS:  The sole scripted drama on broadcast TV last night was another in the series of ...
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INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS May 18-20

Marvel’s The Avengers (distributed by Disney) increased again to $723 million to date overseas (up from $629 million last week), although the growth rate is starting to slow.  United Kingdom continues to lead the way o...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 
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The Sked: FALL RATINGS PREDICTIONS

Now that the fall schedules have been announced by the broadcast networks, want to know who’s going to win the fall?  Which networks will gain ground?  Which nights will change hands?  What new shows will make it and w...
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THE SKED REVIEW: SNL With Mick Jagger

  Mick Jagger isn’t exactly known for his comedy stylings.  But the man knows a little bit about performing, and he was an extremely game host for tonight’s 37th season finale of SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE.  He didn...
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THE SKED PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Common Law”

  A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and the production of episodes for the regular season: a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may ...
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THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Nikita”

    The Season 2 finale for CW’s NIKITA was probably shot with the idea that it could well be the series finale–and logically it should have been, considering the show’s ratings.  In recent weeks, N...
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THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/18/12

    Grimm has its night. NBC:  The season finale of GRIMM was the night’s highest rated show, with a 1.6 that was up 0.4 from last week and marked its highest-rated episode in months.  (Imagine if the show wer...
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THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Person Of Interest”

  There’s a reason CBS is as successful as it is.  PERSON OF INTEREST is just a procedural–albeit one with an unusually complicated premise–but it mixes solid plotting, well-paced action and just enough ...
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THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Grimm”

  Although both fairy-tale inspired dramas that were introduced to network TV last fall have been renewed for 2d seasons, there’s no comparison in quality between Once Upon A Time and GRIMM.  Once has created a capt...
by Mitch Salem