Posts Tagged ‘Wednesday’
 

 

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
 

 
 

The Sked: WEDNESDAY RATINGS November 23 & FINAL Sweep Update

>HAPPY THANKSGIVING! The November sweep ended with a thud Wednesday — the night before Thanksgiving is always a tough night to program as viewers are distracted with feast preparations, travel, and other changes to the we...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 11/16/11

> It was ABC’s turn for some post-preemption malaise. ABC:  The network’s Wednesday schedule returned from its CMA Awards break to drops across the board.  The 2 new shows were hit hardest, as SUBURGATORY ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: WEDNESDAY RATINGS November 16 & Sweep Update

>Three weeks into the November sweep, FOX remains in first place, holding on to a 20% increase over last November.  CBS is up 9%, ABC down 2%, and NBC even with last November in fourth place.  FOX won the third Wednes...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 11/9/11

> A seemingly atypical night turned out to be fairly typical after all. ABC:  The network preempted its entire line-up for the CMA AWARDS, and did very well, with a preliminary 4.8 that was up a tick from last year’s...
by Mitch Salem