Posts Tagged ‘cable ratings’
 

 

THE SKED: Good Starts for “True Detective” and “Girls,” Not for “Helix”

  TRUE DETECTIVE, despite major competition from the Golden Globes and the season premiere of Shameless on Showtime, had a solid start in the ratings for HBO on Sunday.  Preliminary numbers have it at 2.3M total viewers f...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S FRI-MON CABLE SCORECARD – 4/19-22/13

  FRIDAY STARZ;  In its second week, DA VINCI’S DEMONS lost half its premiere rating, falling to a 0.2 in 18-49s and half a million total viewers.  Starz strenuously asserts that this is primarily due to viewers wa...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: “Walking Dead” Keeps Chomping

  Last night’s midseason premiere of THE WALKING DEAD was disappointingly sluggish, uncompelling, and in its ending, downright silly.  None of that mattered at all to its hordes of fans, though.  The show returned ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S SAT-MON CABLE SCORECARD: 8/17-19

  SATURDAY STARZ:  Starz would be pleased if THE WHITE QUEEN can continue where it landed with its second episode.  Although its 800K total viewers and 0.3 in 18-49s were below the total of the many airings Starz and its...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: Early Weekend Cable Ratings – “Dexter,” “Ray Donovan,” “Anna Nicole” All Score

  Fans are already starting to miss their favorite serial killer, as DEXTER had the best launch of its run with last night’s Season 8 premiere.  The show had 2.5M viewers, up 100,000 from Season 7’s premiere....
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: TNT Launches “King & Maxwell” Fairly Well

  Last night’s premiere telecast of KING & MAXWELL gave TNT a decent 0.6-0.7 rating in the 18-49 demo and 3.5M total viewers, an old-skewing result (only around one-quarter of total viewers were under 50) that...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: Hot Off the Presses – “The Newsroom” Has a Solid Return

  HBO’s Aaron Sorkin opus THE NEWSROOM fared well in its Season 2 premiere last night, drawing 2.2M total viewers (plus another 400K for the late-night re-airing).  Demo info won’t be available until tomorrow,...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S MONDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 7/23/12

  Monday cable was dominated, as usual, by the unscripted (well, let’s pretend they’re unscripted) WWE WRESTLING on USA and LOVE & HIP-HOP ATLANTA on VH1.  (With VH1 back on DirecTV, Love & Hip-Hop had...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 7/29/12

  Several networks opted not even to try and compete with Sunday’s Olympics coverage, and the effect of the games on the shows that remained was mixed. HBO:  TRUE BLOOD didn’t miss an artery, as its craziest s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY’S Top 25 Thursday Cable Originals – 8/14/14

  The day’s top 25 cable originals are listed below (actually reaching #134 on the night’s overall cable list, if reruns were included), with some context and analysis under that.  But first: NETWORK UPDATE:...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

UPDATED: THE SKED CABLE/NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/2/14

  NETWORK UPDATE:  SHARK TANK went even higher in final Friday numbers, up 0.1 to a new season high 2.3.  However, the entire NBC line-up (which had been preempted in Portland for an NBA playoff game) went down, DATELINE...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

UPDATED: THE SKED CABLE/NETWORK TUESDAY SCORECARD – 7/29/14

  NETWORK UPDATE:  CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP gained 0.1 in final numbers. TUESDAY CABLE:  THE HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS (OWN) and THE DEADLIEST CATCH (Discovery) were the highest-rated cable originals of the night at 1.0, steady...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

UPDATED: THE SKED CABLE/NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/2/14

  AFTERNOON UPDATE:  There were the usual 0.1 bumps (for THE MIDDLE, SUBURGATORY and MODERN FAMILY on ABC, and for SURVIVOR and CRIMINAL MINDS on CBS), and dips (CSI). but the more interesting point is what didn’t g...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SUNDAY CABLE SCORECARD – 11/24/13

  AMC:  Although still massive, THE WALKING DEAD has been consistently falling, down another 0.3 this week to 5.7 (plus another 1.0 from the 11PM re-airing).  It’ll be interesting to see how the fall finale scores ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Wednesday Cable Originals: 9.17.2014

NETWORK UPDATE:  THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA lost 0.1 in final numbers to 2.0.  With quarter-hour info, the spread between the end of AMERICA’S GOT TALENT (which gained 0.1 in adjusted numbers) and LAURA also got starker:  a 1....
by Mitch Metcalf