Posts Tagged ‘Tuesday’
 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/1/12

  Little to be GLEEful about. FOX:  Despite a major episode that included NY auditions for 2 of the characters that the season had been building to (as well as, this being GLEE, a musical spousal abuse subplot, and a rock...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS May 1

>A night of disappearing rating points.  Last May, the first Tuesday of the sweep had a combined 12.6 rating points for the four major broadcast networks.  Last night the “big” four combined for 8.8 rating...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

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

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

 
 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/24/12

> The final arrival of the season is a flop. CW:  THE LA COMPLEX has some promise, but as a low-budget, no-star version of the network’s usual fodder, it didn’t give the Marketing department much to work with.&...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS April 24

>Another close battle for first place Tuesday night between FOX and NBC.  Last week NBC beat FOX by one tenth of a rating point.  This week, FOX is ahead by one tenth on Tuesday night in the fast nationals, but adjust...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED PILOT REVIEW: “The LA Complex”

> THE LA COMPLEX:  Tuesdays 9PM on CW – If Nothing Else Is On… By CW standards, THE LA COMPLEX is close to gritty realism, which is to say it’s a shade less glossy than 90210 and Gossip Girl.  Set in...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/17/12

> Another experiment fails. ABC:  PRIVATE PRACTICE has been comfortably successful on Thursdays, in the shelter of older sibling Grey’s Anatomy. but the network’s attempt to try it out on Tuesday nights–w...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS April 17

>Last night every network was down from last week despite only one network (CBS) airing mostly repeats.  It’s a battle of mediocrity on Tuesday nights, with only half a rating point separating first place (2.4) from ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Raising Hope”

> Greg Garcia’s RAISING HOPE, like his My Name Is Earl, has a very particular chaotically surreal good-naturedness.  (The 2 shows exist in the same meta-universe, and Hope often nods to Earl–in tonight’s ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Ringer”

> RINGER could have been a hell of a movie. It happens sometimes with TV shows.  Remember Daybreak, featuring Taye Diggs as a cop who had to relive the same day over and over again, Groundhog Day style, until he could solv...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: TUESDAY RESULTS April 10

>Week to week increases were evident last night!  In a break from a seemingly endless four-network death spiral, NBC Tuesday showed some impressive signs last night, with all three reality shows up from last week and the n...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/3/12

> NEW GIRL is losing that new-show gleam. FOX:  Whether it’s been caused by the accumulated agony of FOX’s 4-sitcom schedule (with I Hate My Teenage Daughter and Raising Hope reruns as lead-ins), the reality re...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS April 3

>The Voice results show at 9 pm lifted NBC to a weak first-place tie with ABC for the night, mainly because CBS took the night off with a slate of drama repeats.  The Voice edged Dancing with the Stars in the battle of res...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY TUESDAY “HUNGER GAMES” WATCH

> THE HUNGER GAMES held fairly well on its first Tuesday, dropping around 4% to $10.3M.  This isn’t quite as good as it sounds, because Tuesday is generally an up day (except where Monday is part of a holiday weekend...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD 3/27/12

> Dancing doesn’t mambo as fast as it used to. ABC:  The DANCING WITH THE STARS results show did a whole lot better at 9PM than The River‘s ratings, winning the hour with a 3.0 (compared to River‘s mid-1 ...
by Mitch Salem