Posts Tagged ‘The Sked’
 

 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 5.15.2019

      NETWORK FINALS:  The SURVIVOR reunion special dropped to 0.9 in final numbers.  In addition, CHICAGO FIRE gained 0.1.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart   &nbs...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6.14.2019

  A dull summer Friday for viewers. DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary live+same day key advertiser demographics (adult 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54 ratings), ...
by Mitch Metcalf
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THE SKED: More NBC Newness

  NBC’s pre-Upfront pick-up spree continues with GUYS WITH KIDS, its first multicamera comedy order of the season.  The title seems to be self-explanatory:  the show’s logline describes it as being about thir...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: NBC Fall Schedule and Instant Analysis

  There’s an old saying that you can’t plan for crazy.  And that brings us to some of NBC’s official Fall TV schedule:     Let’s take a look, night by night. MONDAY:  Things begin logica...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/16/12

      ABC is glad last night happened after its Upfronts. ABC:  With the exception of THE MIDDLE, which stayed even (albeit at its season low 1.9), everything plunged:  SUBURGATORY‘s season finale down 0....
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED REVIEW: “Hatfields & McCoys” Episode 1

    Even as the scripted drama business on the broadcast networks subsides into increasing irrelevance, new players arise who want to take part.  Dramas may not be cost-effective in the way that they once were, but t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Insecure”

  INSECURE:  Sunday 10:30PM on HBO – In the Quene HBO introduces a promising new voice to TV comedy with Issa Rae’s INSECURE, which she created with Larry Wilmore (who left after pilot to concentrate on The Ni...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Game of Thrones”

        After last week’s tumultuous, spectacular battle of Blackpool, tonight’s Season 2 finale of GAME OF THRONES was, necessarily, somewhat lower-key.  It served more as a coda, and as a tran...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S STATE OF THE NETWORK: FOX

  The Sked’s State of the Network Reports:  NBC, CBS and ABC We already know quite a bit about the 2013-14 FOX network schedule, because it’s going to be very similar to this season’s.  FOX has already ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6/17/13

  Things picked up for The Voice as it neared its belated season’s end.   NBC:  THE VOICE was up 0.2 in preliminary numbers to 3.5 with its final Monday telecast of the season, and may rise more when final ratings ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

PREMIERING TONIGHT: FOX’s “Dads”

  Read All Our Fall Pilot Reports here. DADS:  Tuesday 8PM on FOX  – Change the Channel It’s hard to believe that the comedy executives at FOX, who have put such high-quality shows as New Girl, The Mindy Proj...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Ray Donovan”

  Despite an abundance of first-rate acting, RAY DONOVAN may have been the biggest disappointment of the summer.  Ann Biderman’s dark family drama didn’t succeed at any of the things it seemed to be trying to ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Pilot + 1 Review: “The Blacklist”

  THE BLACKLIST:  Monday 10PM on NBC Previously… on THE BLACKLIST:  Raymond Reddington (James Spader), debonair Public Enemy #1, has turned himself in to the FBI, willing to surrender and spill everything he knows ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Series Premiere Review: “Once Upon A Time In Wonderland”

  ONCE UPON A TIME IN WONDERLAND:  Thursday 8PM on ABC – Worth A Look ABC ordered ONCE UPON A TIME IN WONDERLAND to series on the basis of a 20-minute presentation, which was then expanded to one-hour (with commerci...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

NIELSENWAR: Last Stop Before Sweeps

  As we approach the start of November sweeps on Halloween night, most of the networks are locking in their back order/cancellation plans, with one conspicuous exception. First, some big-picture numbers: Network Weekly Ave...
by Mitch Salem