Posts Tagged ‘walking dead’
 

 

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
 

 
 

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
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “The Walking Dead: World Beyond”

  THE WALKING DEAD: WORLD BEYOND – Sunday 10PM on AMC Even as AMC announced the upcoming termination of the WALKING DEAD mothership after one more super-sized season, the network went all-in on the franchise, unveili...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: Cable Ratings November 1-7

>It’s been a good week for the sport of football (except if you happen to work at Penn State).  The Sunday Night Football game on NBC averaged an 8.8 rating with Adults 18-49, the Saturday night college football game...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

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 November 8-14

>A pretty typical week on cable in prime time, with ESPN’s Monday Night Football leading the way (Green Bay Packers thumping the Minnesota Vikings).   On the scripted front, AMC’s Walking Dead is ahead by a mil...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

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: Early “Dead”

> AMC has just announced the Season 2 premiere for THE WALKING DEAD, and they’ve made an interesting decision:  when the show returns on Sunday October 16, it will air at 9PM instead of its original timeslot at 10.&n...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED MIDSEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “The Walking Dead”

> Previously On… THE WALKING DEAD:  Our erstwhile humans spent many, many episodes on a farm owned by cranky vet Hershel (Scott Wilson), while they searched for the missing Sophia (Madison Lintz).  There were lo...
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: Limping “Dead”? UPDATED

> UPDATE:  Glen Mazzara, who’d been Frank Darabont’s #2 on the WALKING DEAD writing staff,  has indeed been appointed to take over showrunning duties.  (Darabont’s continued presence, if any, is...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: Cable Ratings February 7-13

>AMC’s Walking Dead is the new king of the weekly cable ratings chart, with a terrific 4.2 Adult 18-49 rating for Sunday’s season premiere.  Read more on the Walking Dead premiere here.  The rest of the to...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

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: “Hell On Wheels” Premiere Date

> When AMC was done confirming (but not explaining) Frank Darabont’s ex-showrunner status at The Walking Dead and swearing they’ll never, ever do anything like the season finale of The Killing again, they found time...
by Mitch Salem