Posts Tagged ‘Tuesday’
 

 

THE SKED @ PALEYFEST 2012: “New Girl”

> There’s something infectious about watching the people behind a brand-new TV hit enjoy their success, and at tonight’s PaleyFest salute to this year’s break-out comedy hit NEW GIRL, the pleasure of the cast ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 2/28/12

> Did PARENTHOOD buy itself another season? NBC:  Creatively, PARENTHOOD‘s season finale wasn’t the show at its best (too many storyline conclusions crammed into too little time).  But its 1.9 rating built...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS February 28

>American Idol came to Tuesday night for a special episode.  Although it won the night, the episode was down 41% from the comparable edition last year and had a relatively limited effect on the other networks, whose rating...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 2/21/12

> GLEE looks at a shark and considers taking a jump. FOX:  Despite perhaps the most melodramatic midseason finale of any “comedy’ in TV history (a suicide attempt, an as-yet unexplained pregnancy, and a dead-or...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS February 21

>FOX, NBC and ABC each edged up one tenth of a rating point from last week’s soft Valentine’s Day levels, but CBS was down another two tenths from last week.  Emblematic of the weak network numbers across the w...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS February 14

>A pretty uneventful Valentine’s night on the broadcast networks, with only NCIS above a 3.5 rating (3.9) and only NCIS: LA and New Girl between a 3.0 and 3.4 (3.2 each).  Also, Cougar Town returned to the air on ABC...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 2/7/12

> Not all shows premiere like Smash. ABC:  In recent years, viewers have flocked to horror series from True Blood to The Walking Dead to The Vampire Diaries, and at the multiplex, “found footage” thrillers like...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS February 7

>NCIS celebrates its 200th episode and guides CBS to a narrow victory over FOX, as Glee continues to fade.  The River opens quietly on ABC, while Parenthood on NBC set a season low.               Nightly Adult 18-49...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “The River”

> A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and production of episodes for the regular season:  a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may hav...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: FOX Adjusts Its Tuesdays

> FOX had announced last year that rather than air GLEE repeats in the space between its original February episodes and the new ones that will close out the season, it would instead air a 2-hour block of sit-coms.  That...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 1/31/12

> Some things are eternal, and Michael Jackson appears to be one of them. FOX:  GLEE‘s Michael Jackson episode propelled the show to a 3.6, its best rating in months.  The strong lead-in didn’t help the ne...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS January 31

>On Thursday the February sweep will begin and suddenly original episodes will abound on the network schedules.  In the meantime, we have a night like last night where FOX was the only broadcast network with a full slate o...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The SKed: TUESDAY RATINGS January 24 (State of the Union)

>State of the Union coverage (most of which is not actually rated because it is “sustaining” programming, i.e. no commercials) dominated the night.  The night only counts about half as much as a normal Tuesday ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 1/17/12

> The FOX Tuesday line-up returned to moderate results. FOX:  The network won the night, but unimpressively:  GLEE tied the season low it hit during the holiday season, and NEW GIRL was only 0.1 above its own. CBS:&nb...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS January 17

>CBS took the night off last night, handing FOX a Tuesday victory.  FOX is finally getting its original episodes going in anticipation of tonight and tomorrow’s American Idol return.  Otherwise, the night was ex...
by Mitch Metcalf