Posts Tagged ‘Wednesday’
 

 

The Sked: WEDNESDAY RATINGS January 11

>ABC won another Wednesday, thanks to a very solid schedule top to bottom.  NBC launched its new Wednesday 8-9 comedy hour to okay results, but remember in week two Whitney and Chelsea will face the venerable American Idol...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED PREMIERE REVIEW: “Are You There, Chelsea?”

> (Note:  SHOWBUZZDAILY had a pilot report on this show back when it was called Are You There, Vodka?  It’s Me, Chelsea.  Since then, it’s been substantially recast and reshot, not to mention retitled...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S MIDSEASON RETURN: “Revenge”

> Last night ABC’s REVENGE became the first of the network serialized dramas to return from its long midseson hiatus.  Let’s see how the show managed its 2012 arrival. WHERE WE LEFT OFF:  Emily Thorne (Emi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 1/4/12

> America gives a warm “Welcome Back” to ABC’s Wednesday line-up. ABC:  With new episodes airing for the first time in a month, the network’s shows (admittedly airing against lots of repeats and low...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: WEDNESDAY RATINGS January 4

>ABC won going away last night by being the only network in town with a schedule of original episodes.  CBS stayed in the game because their shows repeat at least decently, while FOX and NBC were basically off the air.&nbs...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: WEDNESDAY RATINGS December 28

>Last night CBS was the only network to top a 2 rating with Adults 18-49, showing substantial growth from the same night last year.  The other networks were closer to a 1 rating on the final Wednesday of 2011.  Comple...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 12/28/11

> OK, now they’re not even trying:  every single show on network TV last night was a repeat. CBS:  Which is exactly how CBS likes it.  Not to rub salt in NBC’s many wounds, but the CBS average last ni...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: WEDNESDAY RATINGS December 21

>Last night FOX hit a 3 rating from 8-10 pm, tough to do in Christmas week and doubling the rating it received on the same night last year.  The other networks were in the low-1 rating range, within a tenth or two of last ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 12/14/11

> Viewers continue to be uninspired by the network offerings:  with one exception, season lows were the order of the evening. CBS:  CSI benefited from a repeat SVU on NBC and no Revenge on ABC, and scored its second-b...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: WEDNESDAY RATINGS December 14

>CBS moved into first place Wednesday night with a 3.2 rating from 8-11 pm.  Survivor and Criminal Minds matched season lows, while CSI managed a very respectable rating at 10 pm.  However, it was enough to win the ni...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 12/7/11

> Last night, viewers took a stand against the hatred of teenage daughters. FOX:  I HATE MY TEENAGE DAUGHTER, in its 2d airing (and first against new episodes on ABC) slumped to a 2.1 rating, losing more than a third of X ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “I Hate My Teenage Daughter”

> 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: WEDNESDAY RATINGS November 30

>FOX took Wednesday night with a 3.5 rating from 8-10 pm.  A 90-minute X Factor bounced back to a 3.7 rating from 8:00-9:30 after a Thanksgiving week lull.  I Hate My Teenage Daughter premiered at 9:30 with a 2.8 rati...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SKED PILOT REPORT: PREMIERING TONIGHT – “I Hate My Teenage Daughter”

> Disclaimer:  Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall.  Pilots are often reedited and rescored, and in some cases even recast or reshot.  So these critiques sh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 11/23/11

> The night before Thanksgiving has an odd balance:  viewership is down, but advertiser interest is up (anyone who watched primetime last night was buried under retailer promos for Black Friday sales)–hence, original...
by Mitch Salem