Posts Tagged ‘Tuesday’
 

 

THE SKED: ABC (Finally) Hearts “Cougar Town”

> It’s taken far, far too long, but the news that COUGAR TOWN fans have been longing for has finally arrived:  the smart, quirky, hilarious ensemble comedy that isn’t about cougars of any kind has found a home ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 1/10/12

> Potentially good news for Cougar Town fans. ABC:  Cougar Town needs a timeslot, and Tuesday 8:30PM should be opening up any minute now, as 20% of the people who watched WORK IT the first time ran away screaming this week...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS January 10

>ABC’s Work It is sinking fast (and Last Man Standing is struggling, as well), while the CBS Tuesday schedule continues to chug along and NBC’s line up ages toward irrelevance.          &nbs...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 1/3/12

> Justice was swift for the worst new show of the season. ABC:  WORK IT debuted with a lousy 2.0 on its quick journey to the TV boneyard.  In fairness, LAST MAN STANDING‘s 2.4 gave it a much weaker lead-in than ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS January 3

>ABC premiered the “comedy” Work It, and America did not turn out for it.  CBS went back to basics and brought back its regular Tuesday schedule (all in originals), winning the night unlike the same night last ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS December 27

>An incredibly quiet final Tuesday of 2011 last night on the broadcast networks, with CBS’s 1.4 rating leading the pack.  Last year on this night, NBC had an incredible performance from a rescheduled Sunday Night Foo...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 12/27/11

> The broadcast networks continue their holiday vacation, with virtually no new programming on the air. CBS:  The KENNEDY CENTER HONORS are a prestige show that no one watches, and more so this year:  a dismal 1.1 tha...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS December 20

>NBC managed to win last night (the only network to average a 2 rating across the evening) by programming an original game show and a Christmas-themed SNL special (the same strategy the network employed last year on this night)...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 12/13/11

> We’re deep in the holiday TV season, and even with new episodes on most of the networks, viewership was on the low side. FOX:  GLEE and NEW GIRL have never bounced back from their baseball preemptions, and both con...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS December 13

>CBS tied for first place with an okay 2.9 rating for the night.  NCIS and NCIS Los Angeles returned with originals, matching the ratings for the last pair of originals on November 22 (a season low for each).  Unforge...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED: “Man Up!” Goes Down

> ABC has decided that MAN UP! isn’t even worthy of sullying its Tuesday 8:30PM timeslot during the low-rated holiday season.  Effective immediately, it’s off the schedule, replaced for now by repeats of LAST M...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 12/6/11

> Not much good news for anyone–including the night’s winner. FOX:  The network ran the table 8-10PM, but with ugly numbers:  GLEE and NEW GIRL both set season lows, and RAISING HOPE was just 0.1 above its...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 11/29/11

> America knows what it wants this holiday season:  a flying middle-aged reindeer and lots of lingerie models! CBS:  RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER first aired (on NBC) in 1964, and 47 years later, it’s still go...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS November 29

>CBS had a terrific night with two specials and a repeat of one drama.  Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer scored a very good and time-period winning 4.0 rating at 8 pm, about the same as an NCIS original would have done but m...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 11/22/11

> The word “turkey” comes to mind when looking at last night’s pre-holiday landscape. ABC:  The cycle finale of DANCING WITH THE STARS was of course the highest rated show of the night and enough to give ...
by Mitch Salem