Posts Tagged ‘upfronts’
 

 

NIELSENWAR: The Fall 2019 FOX Schedule & Analysis

We’ve reached the broadcast networks’ Upfront Week… which used to be a lot more central to our television lives than it is now.  Ratings everywhere are down, and there’s no reason to think they’ve...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

NIELSENWAR: The Fall 2019 ABC Schedule & Analysis

We’ve reached the broadcast networks’ Upfront Week… which used to be a lot more central to our television lives than it is now.  Ratings everywhere are down, and there’s no reason to think they’ve...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’s Fall TV Ratings Predictions – Monday

  The Upfronts are over, which means the real Upfronts are about to begin–that is, the networks’ advance sale of advertising time (usually about 80% of the season’s total) for the Fall 2013 TV season.  A...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED 2013 UPFRONTS: ABC Trailer – “Back In the Game”

  ABC rounds out its new Wednesday with BACK IN THE GAME, placed in the 8:30PM hammock slot between The Middle and Modern Family  It’s pretty clearly inspired by the Clint Eastwood movie Trouble With the Curve, with...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED 2013 UPFRONTS: CBS Featurette – “We Are Men”

  The CBS featurette for its new Monday 8:30PM comedy WE ARE MEN is at great pains to suggest that the cast–Chris Smith, Tony Shalhoub, Jerry O’Connell and Kal Penn, as divorcees who live in the same residentia...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

NIELSENWAR: The Fall 2019 CW Schedule & Analysis

We’ve reached the broadcast networks’ Upfront Week… which used to be a lot more central to our television lives than it is now.  Ratings everywhere are down, and there’s no reason to think they’ve hit bottom, which h...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: The Full 4-Network Fall TV Schedule

  Here it is, your Fall 2013 network TV schedule.  Watch this space, because next week we’ll be bringing you night-by-night ratings predictions of which shows will win their hours and which are likely to perish.  B...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED 2013 UPFRONTS: FOX Trailer – “Dads”

  The first day of network Upfront presentations features a doubleheader, with NBC followed by FOX.  That means another stack of trailers (unlike NBC, FOX also released the materials for its midseason shows), so let’...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

NIELSENWAR 2014-15: News From FOX, NBC, TNT, TBS

  Nothing so far today matches yesterday afternoon’s high-profile pick-ups by NBC and FOX, but there’s nevertheless some news as we approach next week’s Upfronts: FOX Amid speculation that the network wil...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED 2013 UPFRONTS: CBS Featurette – “Hostages”

  Here’s another of CBS’s “behind-the-scenes” blurbs, this time about the thriller HOSTAGES, which will occupy the Monday 10PM slot during the fall (to be replaced by Intelligence) at midseason. All...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

UPDATED WITH ANALYSIS–NIELSENWAR: The ABC Fall 2017 Schedule

  Check out our looks at the NBC and FOX fall line-ups. ABC’s 2016-17 season was a tale of two genres.  On the comedy side, things were relatively smooth, with American Housewife and Speechless painlessly integ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

NIELSENWAR: This Revolution Is Being “Televised”

  Over the past few days, in the lead-up to the gala Upfront ceremonies that will begin with NBC’s presentation to advertisers and the world on Monday morning, there’s been a steady stream of announcements and ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED 2013 UPFRONTS: CW Promo – “The Tomorrow People”

  CW has released a mix of promos and short clips from its new series, which don’t do much more than provide the premises and a brief taste of the pilots.  Strong caution should be used in making any judgments from ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

NIELSENWAR 2014-15: CW Makes Its Decisions

  Once again, CW demonstrated that it operates under different economics than the other broadcast networks.  Much of its revenue comes from episodes streamed online via Netflix and Hulu, which makes sometimes puny on-air ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED 2013 UPFRONTS: NBC Trailer – “Sean Saves the World”

  Another sitcom for NBC’s new “we wouldn’t be edgy if you begged us” Thursday night comedy line-up, as Sean Hayes returns to what’s now “Might-Watch TV” with SEAN SAVES THE WORLD....
by Mitch Salem