Posts Tagged ‘wipeout’
 

 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 8/30/12

The Republican miniseries ends.  Also, last night’s preliminary numbers are more preliminary than usual, because preseason NFL football made for lots of local preemptions. NBC:  An odd evening.  Again, numbers may be s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 2/2/12

> Sweeps! FOX:  AMERICAN IDOL was steady with last Thursday at 5.4, which meant it was again down around 30% from last year and again saw its first half-hour lose to CBS’s Big Bang Theory.  THE FINDER, airing ag...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/5/12

There was plenty of original programming available on Thursday, but viewers wanted only one familiar friend. CBS:  Back-to-back reruns of THE BIG BANG THEORY were the highest rated shows of the night, with 2.1 and 2.4 ratings&...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 9/20/12

For NBC, the preseason was nice while it lasted. NBC:  The network launched its Thursday line-up last night against little or no competition from 2 of the other networks…. and fell off a cliff.  THE OFFICE, the last rem...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: New ABC Reality Show Premieres Decently

>ABC debuted TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN last night at 9:00 pm after an original WIPEOUT.  The show, which had been promoted relentlessly on the network the last few days, opened decently though not spectacularly with a 1.9 dem...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/19/12

A rerun has the highest score of the night. ABC:  DUETS had an ignominious exit with a series low 0.9. WIPEOUT was down 0.2 from last week to 1.6, but ROOKIE BLUE won its hour with 1.4, up from last week. CBS:  Reruns of THE ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6/17/12

NBC stumbles toward the Olympics. NBC:  AMERICA’S GOT TALENT continued to fall as it heads to its season finale, with a 2.6 that (barely) won its hours but was down from last week.  LOVE IN THE WILD edged up a bit to 1,...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 2/9/12

> Unfortunately for NBC, there are other nights in the week besides Monday. NBC:  The gradual season-long collapse of THE OFFICE continued last night, as the show’s 2.5 hit not just a season low, but its lowest ratin...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/26/12

Olympics minus 1. ABC:  Possibly in the belief that its activities qualified for Olympic medals, viewers thronged to WIPEOUT, giving it a 2.2 that was up 0.5 from last week.  ROOKIE BLUE was also up a bit to 1.5, winning its ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/10/12

Baseball scores a run. FOX:  The major-league BASEBALL ALL-STAR GAME was the highest rated show of the night, and will probably be up from last year’s 3.1 when final numbers are in, but it’s still not particularly ...
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: The Broadcast Season Final Results

With the end of the broadcast season comes a flurry of press releases from the broadcast networks.  FOX had the most to crow about as it won the entire season and the May sweep with Adults 18-49.  FOX’s headline: “...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 1/5/12

> Most of the other networks yielded the floor to ABC for the night. ABC:  GREY’S ANATOMY hadn’t aired a new episode, remarkably enough, since November 10, and viewers were thrilled to have it back, providing t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/12/12

Big Brother returns, to limited viewer excitement. CBS:  The network won the night with the premiere of BIG BROTHER, which was down 0.2 from last year’s debut at 2.6.  Last night’s score was actually lower than th...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: ABC SUMMER PREMIERES

> ABC has announced the premiere dates for its original summer programming, all of it unscripted with the exception of returning moderate success ROOKIE BLUE. Thursday May 248PM: DUETS (singing reality show featuring Kelly Clar...
by Mitch Salem