Posts Tagged ‘The Sked’
 

 

THE SKED: “Hatfields & McCoys” Keep Shooting

  History Channel, which just entered the world of scripted television 2 days ago, now owns the #1 and #2 scripted programs in the history of basic cable, as the 2d installment of HATFIELDS & MCCOYS barely declined fro...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/29/12

    The real question is whether Hatfields & McCoys outrated all the networks again. NBC:¬† AMERICA’S GOT TALENT is so far the dominant network show of the early summer, its 3.7 more than doubling every othe...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED REVIEW: “Hatfields & McCoys” Episode 2

  The second 2-hour chunk of the newly anointed most popular scripted show in the history of basic cable, History’s HATFIELDS & MCCOYS, was much like the first episode:¬† a strong opening hour followed by a secon...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED MIDSEASON (?) FINALE REVIEW: “The LA Complex”

    Even by CW standards–and this is a network where shows that could barely hold a slot in basic cable get renewed–THE LA COMPLEX is a clear flop, watched by about¬† 2/10 of 1% of the 18-49 year old audie...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Cougar Town”

  As anyone who cares about COUGAR TOWN knows, just a few weeks ago the series was basically being strapped into the electric chair with electrodes being attached to its forehead, and the chaplain reciting some scripture.¬...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: A’Feudin’ and A-Watchin’

  History Channel has to be awfully happy with its decision to get into the scripted programming business.¬† Part 1 of HATFIELDS & MCCOYS (our review is here) premiered last night to the largest non-sports audience in ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED REVIEW: “Hemingway & Gellhorn”

    It wasn’t so long ago that the announcement of an epic period love story starring Nicole Kidman and Clive Owen as war correspondent Martha Gellhorn and legendary novelist Ernest Hemingway, directed by Philip...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/28/12

    A slow Memorial Day evening for the networks. NBC:¬† AMERICA’S GOT TALENT was the night’s big show with a 2.7, and AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR won the rest of the night with 2.0, but both were down 0.4 from...
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
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

THE SKED REVIEW: SNL With Eli Manning



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The Sked: MONDAY RATINGS May 28

NBC dominated the broadcast networks on the first Monday of the summer season with a 1.9 rating from 8-11 pm, although NBC will come in behind ESPN which aired Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Boston Celtics ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/27/12

    Anyone watching network television last night needs to get an HBO subscription and find AMC on their channel guides, because there were stunning episodes of Mad Men and Game of Thrones on hand, even by those serie...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: FALL RATINGS PREDICTIONS — SUNDAY Night

Thanks to football, Sunday nights in the fall can be very misleading.  NBC will walk away with the night between September and December with an astounding 6.5 rating each Sunday in prime time during the NFL season.  For 18 we...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/25/12

Hey, what’s on the DVR? ABC:¬† On a night of across-the-board repeats, ABC was the only network to top a 1.0 rating, with 20/20 (1.4) and PRIMETIME (1.2).¬† SHARK TANK did around a 1.0. CBS:¬† UNDERCOVER BOSS, CSI NY and ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: The Broadcast Season Final Results

With the end of the broadcast season comes a flurry of press releases from the broadcast networks.¬† FOX had the most to crow about as it won the entire season and the May sweep with Adults 18-49.¬† FOX’s headline: “...
by Mitch Metcalf