Posts Tagged ‘walking dead’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Outcast”

  OUTCAST:  Friday 10PM on Cinemax – If Nothing Else Is On… The surprise is that it took Cinemax so long to enter the world of TV horror.  With the notable exception of The Knick (and somewhat less notably, t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

AUDIENCE MAP: Cable Dramas

The AUDIENCE MAP feature continues with a look across the cable drama landscape over the past 12 months (June 1, 2o14 to May 20, 2015).  The programs are arranged by network, ranked by overall audience size within each networ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

AUDIENCE MAP: How Sunday Viewers Get Divided

This week’s AUDIENCE MAP looks at the detailed demographics for the top programs from a variety of broadcast and cable networks this past Sunday.  As a reminder, the audience shares for 30 distinct gender-age groups ar...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Top Cable Shows of the Week — Final Update

For broadcasters: The end of the world as you know it?  Walking Dead not only tops the cable ratings chart, but also beat everything else on TV — by far.  The highest-rated program in prime time last week on broadcast ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Top Cable Shows of the Week: A Returning Feature

A&E’s Duck Dynasty sits atop the cable ranking of all telecasts midway through this week.  Of course, we are saving the top spot for Sunday’s Walking Dead on AMC.  Easter Sunday is one of those rare holidays ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED REVIEW: SNL with Kevin Hart

  Comic crumbs were hard to come by on tonight’s mostly dreadful SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE.  It’s a particular disappointment because after two episodes struggling with non-comedy hosts Adam Levine and Justin Bieber...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED @ PALEYFEST 2013: “The Walking Dead”

  Spoilers were scarce at tonight’s opening THE WALKING DEAD panel at the 30th annual Paley Center For Media William S. Paley Television Festival, aka PaleyFest, which celebrates current TV with screenings and Q &...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: “Walking Dead” Keeps Chomping

  Last night’s midseason premiere of THE WALKING DEAD was disappointingly sluggish, uncompelling, and in its ending, downright silly.  None of that mattered at all to its hordes of fans, though.  The show returned ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED FALL FINALE REVIEW: “The Walking Dead”

  It’s odd to think that the biggest hit on American television is centered around the flesh-eating undead, but enough about Fox News…  THE WALKING DEAD is a genuine television phenomenon, in more ways than on...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Cable Ratings March 20-26

>A quiet week on cable with no program topping a 2 rating with Adults 18-49.  With Walking Dead and Jersey Shore ending their seasons, the true granddaddy of lowest common denominator programs, WWE on USA, leads the pack t...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Cable Ratings March 13-19

>AMC’s Walking Dead was clearly the top program on cable last week with Adults 18-49, with the season finale scoring an impressive 4.7 rating, up from a more typical 3.6 last week and beating the season premiere’s 4...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED: “Walking Dead” Devours More Ratings Records

> This morning we anticipated that the season finale of THE WALKING DEAD on AMC would outrate anything on network television last night, but that didn’t do justice to Dead‘s accomplishment.  In the finale’...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “The Walking Dead”

> But first–a nod to the sly marketing department at AMC, which cleverly lampooned its own predicament of trying to persuade at least some of the hordes of WALKING DEAD fans to stay tuned to the network next week for a ve...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Cable Ratings March 6-12

>AMC’s Walking Dead is locking in on a 3.6 rating with Adults 18-49.  The first five weeks of this season for the zombie apocalypse drama:  4.2… 3.6… 3.8… 3.5… 3.6.  Once again, it i...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Cable Ratings Feb 28-March 5

>AMC’s Walking Dead and MTV’s Jersey Shore remain at the top of the cable ratings chart this week, although both are down a few tenths from last week.  Nevertheless, each program remains the top-rated program w...
by Mitch Metcalf