2014-15 TV Season

NIELSENWAR 2014-15: SHOWBUZZDAILY’S Fearless Fall Ratings Predictions – Wednesday

Posted May 20, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  SHOWBUZZDAILY has taken a look at Monday and Tuesday, and now we’ll pay an early visit to next fall’s network TV Wednesdays and stick out our necks with some early ratings predictions.  As we’ve noted, the period we’re covering is September 22-December 7, when all the networks will be introducing their new shows and […]

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2016-17 TV Season

NIELSENWAR UPFRONTS: 2016 Fall Broadcast Grid (with NBC and FOX)

Posted May 16, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

Here are the official Fall 2016 prime time schedules for NBC and FOX.  New shows in italics.  A separate midseason grid will follow at a later date. Look for ShowBuzzDaily instant analysis of FOX’s schedule later today.  In the meantime, enjoy the NBC schedule analysis. ###

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THE SKED 2013 UPFRONTS: ABC Trailer – “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”

Posted May 14, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. is The Big One, not just for ABC but for any network this fall.  A spin-off of one of the most successful movies ever made (and part of a gigantically successful ongoing franchise), co-written and directed by the film’s director himself–who just happens to be a brilliant TV auteur in his […]

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2014-15 TV Season

NIELSENWAR 2014-15 Trailer Review: FOX’s “Gracepoint”

Posted May 12, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  GRACEPOINT:  Thursday 9PM on FOX THE FACTS:  David Tennant repeats his role as the lead detective in a US adaptation of the hit British miniseries Broadchurch, about the murder of a child in a small seaside town and what the investigation reveals about the inhabitants.  He’s joined by Anna Gunn in what had been […]

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THE SKED’S Fall TV Ratings Predictions – Sunday

Posted May 23, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  From a predicting point of view, Sunday is sort of an anti-climactic end to our week of fall TV ratings forecasts, since the winner is obvious and there are few changes from last fall.  (See our more interesting predictions for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.)   Still, here’s how we–that being former head of […]

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2014-15 TV Season

NIELSENWAR 2014-15 Trailer Review: NBC’s “A To Z”

Posted May 11, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  A TO Z:  Thursday 9:30PM on NBC THE FACTS:  The title refers to Andrew (Ben Feldman) and Zelda (Cristin Milioti), who both work at an online dating company, and who, since this is a rom-com, are of course fated for each other.  The series creator is Ben Queen, whose first series this is, and […]

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2015-16 TV Season

NIELSENWAR: How The Networks Learned To Stop Worrying & Love the Bombs

Posted November 30, 2015 by Mitch Salem

  1.3.  0.9.  1.4.  1.1.  0.7.  1.2.  1.3. 1.2. Those are, respectively, the most recent Live + Same Day ratings for Quantico, Grandfathered, Code Black (which actually had a bump for the week thanks to a higher than usual lead-in), The Mysteries of Laura, The Grinder, The Muppets, Limitless, and Rosewood–all of which have received […]

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2014-15 TV Season

NIELSENWAR 2014-15 Trailer Review: CBS’s “Scorpion”

Posted May 14, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  SCORPION:  Monday 9PM on CBS THE FACTS:  A group of nerdy genius goofballs works with the government to solve high-tech emergencies–based on a true story.  Elyes Gabel is Walter O’Brien, the leader of the nerd squad, Robert Patrick is their exasperated supervisor, and Katharine McPhee is the token normal girl, a waitress with a […]

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