Posts Tagged ‘whitney’
 

 

THE SKED: NBC MIDSEASON SCHEDULE

> NBC has unaccountably decided not to air a midseason schedule consisting of a test pattern and the words “For the love of God, bring back football…” scrolling at the bottom of the screen.  On the contra...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD 3/27/12

> Dancing doesn’t mambo as fast as it used to. ABC:  The DANCING WITH THE STARS results show did a whole lot better at 9PM than The River‘s ratings, winning the hour with a 3.0 (compared to River‘s mid-1 ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD- 2/22/12

> At FOX, perhaps the most terrifying 7 words in the English language:  AMERICAN IDOL May Not Have Hit Bottom. FOX:  Despite no special competition on any other network, Idol‘s 5.1 was down a full ratings point ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: NBC Still At it

    More, more, more news from The Peacock: Try to hold on to your lunch:  WHITNEY is back, lack of quality (and even lack of ratings) apparently not meaning too much at the network these days.  (At least it seems t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 11/17/11

> The final Thursday of November sweeps wasn’t impressive for anyone. ABC:  The network had to be disappointed with the 2.5 earned by its 2-hour, much-promoted “intervention” episode of PRIVATE PRACTICE, ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 2/29/12

> February Sweeps go out not with a bang, but with the other thing. ABC:  The first “midseason arc” episode of REVENGE looked almost exactly like all the other episodes, so it was fitting that the rating stayed...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: NBC Fall Schedule and Instant Analysis

  There’s an old saying that you can’t plan for crazy.  And that brings us to some of NBC’s official Fall TV schedule:     Let’s take a look, night by night. MONDAY:  Things begin logica...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 12/8/11

> Whatever America is doing early in this holiday season, it’s not watching network television. NBC:  The network attempted to help GRIMM in its return after a 3-week hiatus by giving it a showcase Thursday night run...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/7/12

> Viewers could tell that REVENGE wasn’t FOR REAL. ABC:  Serialized dramas repeat notoriously badly, so the network had the clever idea of filling in the spring schedule gap with a “news” show about true-...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6/22/12

Hello?  Anyone?  Bueller? NBC:  The Peacock had the highest-rated show of the night with 1.3 for DATELINE, but still lost the evening because of  the 0.5/0.4 for its WHITNEY/COMMUNITY rerun duo. ABC:  And the winner isR...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 1/10/12

> Potentially good news for Cougar Town fans. ABC:  Cougar Town needs a timeslot, and Tuesday 8:30PM should be opening up any minute now, as 20% of the people who watched WORK IT the first time ran away screaming this week...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: WEDNESDAY RATINGS March 14

>Original episodes graced the schedules of CBS and ABC Wednesday night, bringing ABC back above a 2 rating for the night and CBS close to a 3 rating.  American Idol suffered a bit, down four tenths of a rating point with A...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED NIELSENWAR CHRONICLES – Friday

  Friday isn’t yet Saturday for the broadcast networks–there’s still plenty of original programming on the night.  But declining ratings and revenues have made it something like the network Island of Mis...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED MIDSEASON RETURN: ‘Whitney”

> NBC’s WHITNEY hasn’t really had much of a midseason break, but tonight marked its move from a cushy home on Thursday night, where it aired behind the network’s only hit, The Office, to the much more challeng...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/14/12

> Look away. FOX:  The only network with anything to boast about, and even that has a couple of asterisks.  AMERICAN IDOL will probably edge out The Voice for bragging rights to the week once final numbers are in (rig...
by Mitch Salem