Posts Tagged ‘ABC’
 

 

WORLD CUP SKEDBALL — Day 6

Tuesday’s ESPN coverage of the World Cup featured two matches that had average ratings, and a third match (in the tough 11:30 am time period) that is the lowest-rated so far.  (Yesterday’s match are bolded in th...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

AUDIENCE MAP: ABC Fall 2015

The AUDIENCE MAP series returns with a look at fall 2015.  ABC’s primetime lineup is shown below.  As a reminder, the programs are arranged by broadcast schedule, with each show placed on the night it spent most of the ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

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

  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...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED PILOT REPORT: ABC’s “Once Upon A Time” – 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
 

 

 

PREMIERING TONIGHT: THE SKED’S PILOT REPORT – “Zero Hour”

  ZERO HOUR:  Thursday 8PM on ABC – Potential DVR Alert ZERO HOUR‘s pilot is an engaging piece of nonsense, but whether it can work as a continuing TV series is another question.  The premise is a DaVinci Cod...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “The Neighbors”

  I’m not sure when THE NEIGHBORS started winning me over.  I dismissed the pilot as an overbroad, gimmicky, mostly witless rehash of 3d Rock From the Sun, but as quickly as an October episode where Zabvronian alien...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

AUDIENCE MAP: ABC Primetime

The AUDIENCE MAP series continues with a look at the detailed demographics for ABC’s primetime schedule for this season to date.  As a reminder, the audience shares for 30 distinct gender-age groups are displayed for eac...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Fall 2015 Primetime Schedules: Broadcast Networks

Here is a summary of the Fall 2015 broadcast schedules, announced this week in New York to advertisers at the upfront presentations.  Start setting your DVRs now, or start making your picks for biggest hit or first cancellatio...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Last Man Standing”

  LAST MAN STANDING:  Friday 8PM on ABC WHERE WE WERE:  In the home and workplace of Mike Baxter (Tim Allen).  Not just a man’s man but a sitcom dad’s sitcom dad, Mike argues the cause of hunting, fishing, a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED PILOT REPORT: ABC’S “Scandal”

> 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 PILOT REPORT: ABC’S “Man Up” – 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
 

 
 

PREMIERING TONIGHT: THE SKED’S PILOT REPORT: “Family Tools”

  FAMILY TOOLS –  Wednesday 8:30PM on ABC – Change the Channel   J.K. Simmons is one of our national character actor treasures, but he tests the bounds of our willingness to follow him anywhere with FAMIL...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S BUSTED PILOT THEATRE: “Hallelujah”

> See A Word About Busted Pilots  Deadline reported today that ABC Studios has signed Jesse Martin to a talent hold deal that, although it could end up with him being cast in a different ABCS project, is largely in place s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: ABC Evicts “The Neighbors”

  In a small but significant change to its fall schedule, ABC has switched the timeslots of SUBURGATORY and its new THE NEIGHBORS, shifting Suburgatory to the post-Modern Family slot at 9:30PM and moving Neighbors back to ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: “Rookie Blue” Now A Veteran

  Until this summer’s Under the Dome, the list of successful scripted summer shows on the broadcast networks was a short one.  In fact, in recent years it’s consisted mainly of ABC’s Canadian cop drama R...
by Mitch Salem