Posts Tagged ‘Tuesday’
 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/13/12

> FASHION STAR‘s premiere wasn’t very attractive. NBC:  FASHION STAR debuted with a 1.6 which, as lousy as it was, allows the network to briefly claim a timeslot victory–next week, when Unforgettable (whi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS March 13

>What an ugly night Tuesday has become.  Between the Daylight Saving Time effect early in the evening, a bumper crop of repeats, mid-season shows that are going nowhere, and a million other options (including streaming, DV...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/6/12

> FOX’s 4-sitcom Tuesday excited no one. FOX:  I HATE MY TEENAGE DAUGHTER and BREAKING IN made unimpressive returns to the schedule.  Daughter could claim a decent retention of its RAISING HOPE lead-in, and it a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS March 6

>Super Tuesday was anything but for the broadcast networks last night.  Each broadcast network was down significantly from the same night last year (worst hit was FOX at 8 pm — a 5.9 rating for a Glee original episod...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Breaking In”

> WHERE WE WERE:  Contra Security, a wacky high-tech firm run by the extravagantly enigmatic Oz (Christian Slater).  Contra tests the security measures of its clients by cracking them wide open, staging mock break-ins...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

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