2014-15 TV Season

NIELSENWAR 2014-15: The ABC Schedule – Grid and Instant Analysis

Posted May 13, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  Come February, Thursday nights are going to feature an old-fashioned broadcast network slugfest, as ABC’s announcement that Scandal is moving to 9PM will put it squarely in the path of NBC’s The Blacklist when that series moves at midseason–may the best crazy plot twist-laden melodrama win.  The Scandal move is part of ABC’s new […]

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THE SKED 2013 UPFRONTS: ABC Trailer – “Super Fun Night”

Posted May 14, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  ABC is all-in with Rebel Wilson next fall.  The network has given SUPER FUN NIGHT, which she wrote as well as stars in, its showcase Wednesday 9:30PM slot, behind Modern Family.  Wilson plays one of a trio of pals who’ve never been successful with guys and spend their Friday nights together hanging out at […]

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THE SKED’S Pre-Upfront Projected CBS Fall Schedule

Posted May 7, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  See Also:  THE SKED’s Pre-Upfront Projected NBC Fall 2013 Schedule                  THE SKED’s Pre-Upfront Projected FOX Fall 2013 Schedule                  THE SKED’s Pre-Upfront Projected ABC 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 […]

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2017-18 TV Season

UPDATED WITH ANALYSIS: NIELSENWAR: The CW Fall 2017 Schedule

Posted May 18, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

  See our analysis of the fall line-ups for NBC, FOX, ABC and CBS. In a way, CW got there before anyone else.  The mini-network has been able to make a business out of shrunken linear ratings for years, cobbling together low network license fees, lucrative SVOD deals, an extensive push on streaming, and international sales to produce […]

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2014-15 TV Season

NIELSENWAR 2014-15: The Fox Schedule – Grid and Instant Analysis

Posted May 12, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  Just a day after NBC announced the end of its Thursday Must-See-TV block of comedies, FOX is breaking up its Animation Domination Sundays with a pair of live-action sitcoms.  There are plenty of changes to the FOX line-up on the way, and here’s a quick breakdown: MONDAY:  Matching the new Batman prequel GOTHAM with […]

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

Posted May 13, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  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 FOX didn’t want to launch back-to-back new dramas in the fall, so Bones will set up Sleepy Hollow‘s debut until an unspecified (post-baseball) date in […]

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2014-15 TV Season

NIELSENWAR 2014-15: House Cleaning at NBC and ABC

Posted May 9, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  If #6seasonsandamovie is going to happen for COMMUNITY, it won’t be at NBC, which finally fired the bullet that’s been aimed at Dan Harmon’s show seemingly every season since it went on the air.  That doesn’t necessarily mean Community is dead, since there have been murmurs of a possible move to cable or a […]

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2019-20 TV Season

NIELSENWAR: The Fall 2019 FOX Schedule & Analysis

Posted May 13, 2019 by Mitch Salem

We’ve reached the broadcast networks’ Upfront Week… which used to be a lot more central to our television lives than it is now.  Ratings everywhere are down, and there’s no reason to think they’ve hit bottom, which has caused seismic changes in the ways networks make scheduling decisions.  Among other things, with revenues from on-air […]

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