Posts Tagged ‘ABC’
 

 

THE SKED: Week 1 + 1 – Network Scorecard

> None of the networks should be throwing a parade after the first 8 days of the new season, but some may be in more of a marching mood than others. FOX:  It was all going so well for FOX.  NEW GIRL launched as strong...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: WEDNESDAY RATINGS June 13

NBC could have used Game 6 of the NHL Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday rather than Monday.  The 2.0 rating the concluding game generated Monday would have doubled last night’s rating for the regular NBC Wednesday line-up (...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED: “Agents of SHIELD” Keeps Avenging

  ABC gave a back order to AGENTS OF SHIELD today, and of course that makes sense, since the show’s most recent 2.9 rating was considerably higher than the 2.2 the network was getting with the Dancing With the Stars ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED FALL TRAILER REVIEW: ABC’s “Last Resort”

    LAST RESORT:  Thursdays 8PM on ABC   WHAT IT’S SAYING:  Crimson Tide, with Andre Braugher as Gene Hackman and Scott Speedman as Denzel Washington.  Nuclear stakes.  A lot of grim-faced guys underwat...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “The River”

> Let’s face it, “season finale” is a euphemism for what tonight’s episode of THE RIVER almost certainly was in reality:  the SS Minnow from Gilligan’s Island is more likely to make a return v...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: Broadcast Ratings September 12-18

>The week before the big network Premiere Week has NBC in first with about a 2.7 Adult 18-49 rating for the week and the other three major broadcasters at about a 1.7 rating.  NBC was helped by another very ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED PILOT REPORT: ABC’S “Last Man Standing” – PREMIERING TONIGHT

> 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 sh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Tuesday Week Three — Audience Ennui

Tuesday prime time averages from the third week of the season show a 17% decline in live+same day DVR viewing for the four broadcast networks (from an 11.3 combined Adult 18-49 rating for the four networks on the same night las...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekly and Season to Date Network Ratings — ABC Will Win the Week Ending Sunday

Projected weekly network ratings in prime time (based on four days of official nationals and three days of fast nationals).  ABC wins the week, thanks mostly to the Billboard Music Awards, which is up 30% over the 2012 versio...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Broadcast Network Rankings through Jan 13

THE WEEK.  For the recently completed week ending Sunday (January 7-13, 2013), CBS pulled into first place with a preliminary 3.18 adult 18-49 rating, doubling last week’s 1.58 rating.  Two hours this week were unusua...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

PREMIERING TONIGHT–THE SKED FALL PILOT REPORT: ABC’s “The Neighbors”

  THE NEIGHBORS:  Wednesday 8:30PM ABC – Change The Channel It could have been worse.  Initially, ABC slotted THE NEIGHBORS, which is just a New Normal away from being the worst new sitcom of the fall, in the netwo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S BUSTED PILOT THEATRE: “Identity”

> See A Word About Busted Pilots IDENTITY is so clearly a Jerry-Bruckheimer-for-CBS procedural that it comes as a shock to realize that it was neither produced by Bruckheimer nor developed for CBS.  In fact, Mark Gordon...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED PILOT REPORT: ABC’s “Suburgatory” – PREMIERING TONIGHT

> 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 sh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Monday Week 7

Another winning Monday night for NBC, although the 4.0 adult 18-49 rating in the preliminary fast nationals is actually at the low end for this season.  CBS, ABC and FOX are back to where they were three weeks ago, before the ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED: Summer Broadcast Ratings Update August 15-21

>The broadcast week just concluded (August 15-21) was all about NFL preseason football, with FOX winning the week with a 1.8 Adult 18-49 rating and NBC a close second with a 1.6 rating that might round up to a 1.7.  FOX ha...
by Mitch Salem