Posts Tagged ‘The Sked’
 

 

THE SKED Series Premiere Review: “Ja’mie: Private School Girl”

  JA’MIE: PRIVATE SCHOOL GIRL:  Sunday 10:30PM on HBO – Change the Channel JA’MIE: PRIVATE SCHOOL GIRL belongs to that particular British Empire school of comedy in which the central joke is that a femal...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED REVIEW: SNL with Josh Hutcherson

  It’s too easy to play the Hunger Games/”from hunger” card, so let’s just say that with one endearingly goofy exception, host Josh Hutcherson was barely even a presence on one of the weaker SATURDA...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 11/22/13

  CW:  The premiere of the final season of NIKITA may make CW wonder why it bothered, with a virtually invisible 0.2.  That was even worse than the 0.3 for THE CARRIE DIARIES, even with last week. NBC:  After more than...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Nikita”

  NIKITA:  Friday 9PM on CW Although the cast, crew and studio would no doubt have liked it to go longer, a 6-episode final season for NIKITA isn’t a bad thing.  From CW’s point of view, it fills in the gap b...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Covert Affairs”

  The problem with having your main character “go dark” is that she actually has to get somewhere.  In the Season 4 finale of COVERT AFFAIRS, Annie Walker (Piper Perabo) finally seemed to cross a line by coldb...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

UPDATED: THE SKED NETWORK/CABLE SCORECARD – 11/21/13

  AFTERNOON UPDATE:  As expected, post-football adjustment wiped out the 0.2 improvements for REIGN and GLEE.  However, THE X FACTOR only lost 0.1 of its 0.3 gain, sticking at 1.5, and THE VAMPIRE DIARIES stayed at 1.3....
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: FOX Midseason Changes

  FOX has announced some changes to its midseason line-up, mostly affecting Tuesdays. GLEE returns to Tuesdays 8PM on February 25, after airing its last Thursday episode sometime before January 16.  It leads into a single...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “The League”

  Incivility, narcissism, oafishness, insensitivity and general offensiveness is rarely as breezily funny as it regularly is on THE LEAGUE, which finished its fifth season on the new FXX network tonight.  The semi-improvi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Midseason Finale Review: “Revolution”

  With the addition of Rockne S. O’Bannon to the REVOLUTION writing/producing team as co-showrunner, alongside series creator Eric Kripke, the first half (actually 9/22nds) of its second season has been more tightly ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

UPDATED: THE SKED NETWORK/CABLE SCORECARD – 11/19/13

  AFTERNOON UPDATE:  Little change from this morning’s numbers, with 0.1 increases for AGENTS OF SHIELD, THE VOICE, THE BIGGEST LOSER and DAVID BLAINE: REAL OR MAGIC.  ABC will hope the boost for SHIELD means that the ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: ABC Midseason Schedule

  Today ABC announced its midseason schedule.  Mostly, the network did the necessary work of filling in the gaps where shows have been canceled (or run out of episodes, like Super Fun Night and Once Upon A Time in Wonder...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Sunday Cable Scorecard – 11/17/13

  AMC:  THE WALKING DEAD, of course, chomped on everything but Sunday Night Football, with a 6.0 in 18-49s rating that was down 0.2 from last week.  (The 11PM re-airing added another 1.0.)  TALKING DEAD remained steady ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

UPDATED: THE SKED NETWORK/CABLE SCORECARD – 11/18/13

  AFTERNOON UPDATE:  There was a bit of good news for FOX in the afternoon final numbers in that ALMOST HUMAN crept up 0.1 to 2.3, but it was a weird bump, because it all came from new viewers who tuned in at 8:45PM when the ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

NIELSENWAR: What Is CW Doing Right?

  NOTE:  Season-To-Date and Weekly Network Ratings Charts Are Below Something remarkable happened last Thursday night:  with a 1.3 rating, CW’s THE VAMPIRE DIARIES outrated the entire NBC line-up.  The reason that...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED NETWORK SCORECARD – 11/17/13

  Football gave Almost Human a strong start last night. FOX:  The network carefully set its preview of ALMOST HUMAN for a Sunday night where FOX had the late NFL game, and the result was a solid 3.1 for the pilot.  Of course...
by Mitch Salem