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NIELSENWAR UPFRONTS: Fall CW Schedule

Posted May 19, 2016 by Mitch Salem

  CW will continue to be DC Comics (and Greg Berlanti) TV. For a network that only ordered three new shows (two of them for fall), CW has made quite a few changes in its new schedule, with DC Comics properties anchoring 4 nights of the week (and veteran¬†Vampire Diaries the 5th) for stability, but […]

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THE SKED: Friday Ratings Projections

Posted May 24, 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’S Pre-Upfront Projected FOX Fall Schedule

Posted May 3, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  See Also:¬† THE SKED’s Pre-Upfront Projected NBC Fall 2013 Schedule We’re continuing with SHOWBUZZDAILY‘s versions of the Fall 2013 network schedules, which may or may not reflect what the networks will actually announce at their Upfront presentations the week of May 13¬† These schedules, as usual, were put together by Mitch Metcalf and myself, […]

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The Sked: MARCH MADNESS — Ratings Outlook

Posted March 12, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

>March Madness, the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, kicks off this week on CBS and a trio of cable networks (TNT, TBS and TruTV) with University of Kentucky, Michigan State, Syracuse and University of North Carolina the #1 seeds in the four regions.  The ratings impact in prime time is minimal the first week but builds […]

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THE SKED: WHAT TO WATCH THIS FALL ON WEEKENDS (1st Draft)

Posted May 27, 2011 by Mitch Salem

> Just how big a fan are you of RULES OF ENGAGEMENT?  If CBS dropped it off the top of the Empire State Building, would you jump after it?  Because that’s pretty much what they’ve done by (probably only temporarily) airing new episodes on Saturdays.  The rest of the night isn’t even worth mentioning… The […]

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THE SKED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’S 2011/12 PRIMETIME SCHEDULES

Posted May 15, 2011 by Mitch Salem

> Here at ShowbuzzDaily, we’ve had the guts–or maybe the madness–to predict all the network schedules, and the ratings for every Fall show, before any of them are officially announced!  Start programming your DVR now–just select a night below to see what’s in store on Primetime in the Fall. . Monday Schedule Tuesday Schedule Wednesday […]

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THE SKED: 1st Pre-Look At FOX’s New Comedies

Posted May 17, 2011 by Mitch Salem

> DISCLAIMER: These initial impressions are based on the clips (usually 3-5 minutes) released by the networks to use in their Upfront presentations and for promos.  They’re chosen to sell the show, not to accurately represent it.  So take the reactions below with a large satchel of salt–we may well feel differently about these shows […]

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THE SKED: FOX Fall Schedule and Instant Analysis

Posted May 14, 2012 by Mitch Salem

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:

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