Posts Tagged ‘Thursday’
 

 

THE SKED: New “Office” Boss?

> One of the big questions marks over the Fall Thursday schedule has been NBC’s need to replace Steve Carell as the lead in THE OFFICE.  Reports are that James Spader, who brought his funny/creepy vibe to the show...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED @ CABLE REVIEW: FX’s “Wilfred”

> Premieres Thursday 10PM on FX:  Potential DVR Alert Is WILFRED more than a one-trick puppy?  We’ll see.  It joins the FX line-up of off-center comedies (Louie, The League, It’s Always Sunny in Phila...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS JUNE 17-19 — SLIGHT CORRECTION

>This weekend will feature a moderately successful comic book movie targeting teens and young adults and a mediocre opening for a family comedy aimed at kids and young parents.  Last year Toy Story 3 opened this weekend to...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED PILOT REPORT: The CW’s “The Secret Circle”

> Disclaimer:  Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall.  Pilots are often reedited and rescored, and in some cases even recast or reshot.  So these critiques sh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: WHAT TO WATCH THIS FALL ON THURSDAYS (1st Draft)

> The networks have proclaimed their Fall schedules, the new series have been (partially) unveiled, so… what now?  What will actually be worth watching when network TV comes back to life in a few months?  SHOWBU...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS MAY 27-29 — UPDATED: Two Hits Open Simultaneously

> Memorial Day weekend brings two strong openers and what should be a very solid weekend — well ahead of last year’s numbers for the weekend. Opening at 3,615 theaters, The Hangover Part II should average a very str...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED: Thursday Ratings Projections

> A few notes: these projections are for original episodes (no repeats) aired in the 4th quarter of 2011.  Series premieres will likely be .3-.4 higher, thanks to network marketing pushes, and then tend to go down over tim...
by Mitch Salem