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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 10.22.2018

Posted October 23, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  As expected, football adjustments lowered DANCING WITH THE STARS by 0.1 and the rerun of THE ROOKIE pilot by 0.2.  Elsewhere, HAPPY TOGETHER gained 0.1 in final numbers.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL was at 3.45, […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 100 Sunday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 9.13.2015

Posted September 15, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

NETWORK UPDATE:  SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL adjusted to 10.1.  Elsewhere, 60 MINUTES gained 0.2 in final numbers and BIG BROTHER fell 0.1, with 0.1 bumps for the reruns of THE SIMPSONS and FAMILY GUY. CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  HBO brought back one from its archives this week, and PROJECT GREENLIGHT returned to its air at 0.05, with 154K […]

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SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 6.30-7.1.2018

Posted July 3, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

Here are the weekend sports ratings for Saturday and Sunday June 30-July 1, 2018.  Eligible programs include sporting events on broadcast and cable networks (minimum audience size 300K P2+).  Programs are grouped by sport and ranked within each sport by P2+ audience size. For comparison, here is the same chart for the same weekend last year, July […]

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THE SKED: Fri-Mon Cable Ratings Scorecard – 7/26-7/29

Posted July 31, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  FRIDAY STARZ:  The pay-TV network had plenty of announcements at its TCA press tour session, including a renewal for its pirate series Black Sails before the show has even aired, but there wasn’t a word of comfort for MAGIC CITY, which is just 2 weeks from its Season 2 conclusion.  The show has been […]

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THE SKED PILOT REPORT: NBC’s “Grimm”

Posted June 17, 2011 by Mitch Salem

> Disclaimer:  Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall.  Pilots are often reedited and rescored, and in some cases even recast or reshot.  So these critiques shouldn’t be taken as full TV pilot reviews, but rather as a guide to the general style and content […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 1.1.2018

Posted January 2, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  A slow start for 2018. DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary key advertiser demographics (adult 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54 ratings), audience skews (women 18-49, men 18-49 and adults 50+ shares) and total viewership (thousands of people over the age of 2). Ratings analysis and comparisons follow the […]

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The Sked: WEDNESDAY OFFICIAL RATINGS October 19

Posted October 20, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>As expected, Game 1 of the World Series on FOX went up in the official nationals (to a 4.2 Adult 18-49 rating — not far off the 4.1 forecast yesterday in our post about the history of Game 1 ratings). Only a few other shows on Wednesday night saw adjustments in the official nationals: The Middle […]

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THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/29/31

Posted March 30, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  The endings aren’t going to be happy. ABC:  No one showed up for the last-ditch Friday run of HAPPY ENDINGS, which only managed 0.9/0.7 in its 2 half-hours, probably sealing its fate.  (It’s a sign of where network TV is in general, though, that the 0.9 for its first episode was enough to tie […]

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