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The Sked: AWAKE Ratings Forecast

Posted March 2, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

>Well, AWAKE certainly has an open field competitively tonight.  The heavily-promoted premiere of the new NBC drama (averaging over 40 seconds of on-air promotion time per hour on NBC for weeks) faces a repeat The Mentalist on CBS (which follows a repeat Person of Interest) and a very soft entry on ABC, a repeat of […]

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THE SKED’S Pre-Upfront Projected NBC Fall 2013 Schedule

Posted May 3, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  As we traditionally do this time of year at SHOWBUZZDAILY, over the next few days we’re going to be bringing you our versions of the Fall 2013 network schedules.  These may or may not reflect what the networks will actually announce at their Upfront presentations the week of May 13, but we like to […]

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NIELSENWAR: The CW Fall Schedule

Posted May 14, 2015 by Mitch Salem

  CW had a successful season in 2014-15. launching the smash hit THE FLASH and the critical darling JANE THE VIRGIN.  There wasn’t reason to change much, and the network didn’t.  Here’s a look (new shows are in ALL CAPS, new timeslots are in italics): MONDAY 8PM:  CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND (trailer here) 9PM:  Jane the Virgin […]

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THE SKED: Wednesday Ratings Projections — UPDATED

Posted May 25, 2011 by Mitch Salem

>   A few notes: these projections are for original episodes (no repeats) aired in the 4th quarter of 2011.  Series premieres will likely be .3-.4 higher, thanks to network marketing pushes, and then tend to go down over time.  We’ll be updating the numbers after we see full pilots and also as we get […]

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The Sked: FALL RATINGS PREDICTIONS — TUESDAY Night

Posted May 22, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

Tuesdays this fall look like another win for CBS.  Last fall, FOX battled CBS to a draw on Tuesdays, partly because New Girl started at a smash-hit pace, then CBS moved ahead in the spring.  But with Glee moving off the night to create a Tuesday block of four half-hour comedies, and with heavy new comedy competition for the […]

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THE SKED’S SCHEDULE: ABC

Posted May 13, 2012 by Mitch Salem

  Mitch Metcalf and I, along with veteran network executive Ted Frank, have put together our own versions of the schedules (the real ones will be announced at the nework Upfronts in New York next week). We’ve posted our recommended schedules for NBC, FOX and CBS.  ABC will announce its schedule on Tuesday, but before […]

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THE SKED: Full Week Ratings Projections

Posted May 25, 2011 by Mitch Salem

> A few notes: these projections are for original episodes (no repeats) aired in the 4th quarter of 2011.  Series premieres will likely be .3-.4 higher, thanks to network marketing pushes, and then tend to go down over time.  We’ll be updating the numbers after we see full pilots and also as we get a […]

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THE SKED: Tuesday Ratings Projections

Posted May 23, 2011 by Mitch Salem

> A few notes: these projections are for original episodes (no repeats) aired in the 4th quarter of 2011.  Series premieres will likely be .3-.4 higher, thanks to network marketing pushes, and then tend to go down over time.  We’ll be updating the numbers after we see full pilots and also as we get a […]

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