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THE SKED: Sun/Mon Cable Ratings Scorecard – 7/21-22

  SUNDAY HBO:  It’s still TRUE BLOOD season, and even though the show slipped 0.1 to 2.4 among 18-49s, holding more or less even in total viewers at 4.5M, that was by far the biggest cable rating of the night.  In ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: ABC Fall Premiere Schedule

  ABC has finally joined its brethren and announced the rollout of its fall schedule.  Although the majority of its shows will premiere during the official September 23-29 opening week, some series will start before and a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: “Ray Donovan” Fixes Itself A 2d Season

  Showtime’s RAY DONOVAN survived Sunday’s arrival of The Newsroom on HBO with minimal damage (down by 0.1 in 18-49s to 0.5, and by 100,000 total viewers to 1.45M), and the network rewarded the Liev Schreiber d...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SERIES PREMIERE REVIEW: “Camp”

  CAMP:  Wednesday 10PM on NBC – If Nothing Else Is On… If drive-in theaters hadn’t been superseded by multiplexes, NBC’s new CAMP would be the TV equivalent of a drive-in movie, a throwback to B-m...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: A Good Night For Showtime as “Dexter” & “Ray Donovan” Rise

  It’s encouraging when the ratings for a new series rise off a much-hyped premiere, and RAY DONOVAN managed that last night (in total viewers, at least–we don’t yet have any demo information), up from 1....
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED FALL PILOT REPORT: CBS’s “The Crazy Ones”

  THE CRAZY ONES:  Thursday 9PM on CBS starting Sept. 26 – Worth A Look Well, we know David E. Kelley has been watching Mad Men.  A key scene in the pilot for his new comedy THE CRAZY ONES, which is set at an ad ag...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/2/13

  As people began to find other ways to spend their holiday week, it was a lousy night for network television. NBC:  AMERICA’S GOT TALENT was the highest-rated show of the night with a 2.3 and gave NBC the win, but ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Under the Dome”

  UNDER THE DOME:  Monday 10PM on CBS Previously… on UNDER THE DOME:  Well, there’s a giant freaking dome.  One peaceful Sunday afternoon, it suddenly came down over Chester’s Mill, Maine, enveloping t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SERIES FINALE REVIEW: “The Goodwin Games”

  THE GOODWIN GAMES probably should have been a movie.  Its extremely high-concept premise–three estranged siblings come back to their hometown after their father’s death, forced to solve a series of posthumou...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: Early Weekend Cable Ratings – “Dexter,” “Ray Donovan,” “Anna Nicole” All Score

  Fans are already starting to miss their favorite serial killer, as DEXTER had the best launch of its run with last night’s Season 8 premiere.  The show had 2.5M viewers, up 100,000 from Season 7’s premiere....
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: FOX Fall Premiere Dates

  Unlike CBS and NBC, which are mostly launching their fall schedules in the official premiere week beginning Monday September 23, FOX is scattering its shows in the weeks before and after the other networks.  (CW, as has...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: “Rizzoli & Isles” and “Perception” Start Strong

  RIZZOLI & ISLES has been one of TNT’s most reliable hits, and it launched Season 4 last night in very healthy fashion.  The show was up from its Season 3 premiere in all measurements, with 6.6M total viewers (...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6/25/13

  Only one show on network TV last night topped a 2 rating. NBC:  AMERICA’S GOT TALENT was the dominant winner of the night with a 2.6, although that was down from its previous airings when it shared the night with ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Perception”

  PERCEPTION:  Tuesday 10PM on TNT PERCEPTION was something of a bubble show last season, with 3.5M viewers and only an 0.6-0.8 rating most weeks in 18-49s, so TNT clearly realized that the show needed to invest in some t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Rizzoli & Isles”

  RIZZOLI & ISLES:  Tuesday 9PM on TNT TNT set the last cornerstone of its extensive but unambitious summer schedule in place with tonight’s return of RIZZOLI & ISLES, one of the network’s mainstays, n...
by Mitch Salem