Posts Tagged ‘x-factor’
 

 

The Sked: Thursday Ratings September 20 — NBC Thursday…Yikes

NBC Thursday premiered last night, landing in third place with a 1.5 Adult 18-49 rating from 8-11 pm.  A premiere night is often one of the highest rated nights of the year, especially when facing two networks in repeats like ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED: X-FACTOR TRAILER TONIGHT

>At the end of tonight’s pregame show for the MLB All-Star Game in Phoenix, FOX previewed this fall’s THE X-FACTOR.  The on-air promotion department went to that old tried-and-true technique: the dream sequence...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED 2013 UPFRONTS: The New FOX Schedule(s) – Grid & Instant Analysis

  FOX has unveiled a set of schedules that will shift throughout the season–and even into Summer 2014.  Let’s take a look. FALL MONDAY 8PM:         Bones/Almost Human 9PM:         Sleepy Hollow...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S SCHEDULE: FOX

  The broadcast networks will officially announce their schedules next week at the Upfronts in New York, but before that happens, Mitch Metcalf and I, along with veteran network executive Ted Frank, have put together our o...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 10/5/12

It’s getting to be time for the season’s first cancellation. CBS:  MADE IN JERSEY plummeted to 0.8, below even (gulp!) Fringe, and can’t be long for this world.  It probably didn’t have much effect on ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: Broadcast Network On-Air Promotion July 20

>Last night we had our first look at CBS’s current promotional priorities in the one-hour Big Brother at 8:00 pm.  With a fairly light on-air promo load, dramas got the lion’s share of time: Unforgettable (one ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’s Fall TV Ratings Predictions – Wednesday

  Our journey through the fall primetime schedule–and by “our,” I mean former head of NBC Scheduling Mitch Metcalf, former head of NBC Current Programming Ted Frank and myself–takes us to what may b...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: FALL RATINGS PREDICTIONS — WEDNESDAY Night

Wednesday nights this fall will look a lot like last year, with most of the returning programs performing at similar levels and no network making a big move (up or down) on the night.  FOX should win Wednesday again with The ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED: THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 10/11/12

  A truncated night, due to  the VP DEBATE.  Plus, a couple of the more important numbers may be distorted for now by NFL simulcasts.  Nevertheless: CW:  Football may have inflated these numbers due to a Pittsburgh NF...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: WEDNESDAYS This Fall

> WEDENESDAYS this Fall officially start September 21, although several series get an early start tonight: Survivor on CBS, Up All Night and Free Agents on NBC in a special 10-11 pm time period after the finale of America’...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: FOX Fall Schedule and Instant Analysis

FOX announced a very reasonable schedule–which is to say their choices were mostly in agreement with our recommendations.     A quick look at each night:
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 10/10/12

  A superhero comes to the rescue. CW:  ARROW gave the beleagurered little network the best news it’s had literally in years, with a colossal (for CW) 1.3 rating that beat NBC in its first half-hour and was only na...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: Wednesday Ratings – Network Scorecard – 9/21/11

> On the night that two of the Fall’s most-hyped new arrivals made their debuts, the clear winner was a returning hit. ABC:  When their horse has the lead, horse-racing fans will sometimes yell out “Wire!”...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Wednesday Ratings September 12

A very interesting and competitive night of reality television last night. FOX can claim they won the night with a 3.3 rating with Adults 18-49 from 8-10 pm with the season premiere of The X Factor.  FOX will not go out of it...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Wednesday Week Four

Pretty much a train wreck on network TV last night.  CBS stumbled to a first place victory in the preliminary fast nationals with a 2.7 rating in prime time.  ABC plunged from a 3.3 last week to a 2.6 this week (mainly due to...
by Mitch Metcalf