Posts Tagged ‘made in jersey’
 

 

THE SKED NIELSENWAR CHRONICLES – Friday

  Friday isn’t yet Saturday for the broadcast networks–there’s still plenty of original programming on the night.  But declining ratings and revenues have made it something like the network Island of Mis...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Friday September 28 Ratings

The first Friday of the new season was down 17% in the fast nationals from last year (4.9 rating with Adults 18-49 TOTAL for the four broadcast network versus 5.9 the same night in 2011). CBS and ABC tied for first place last n...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Made In Jersey”

A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and the production of episodes for the regular season: a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may have ha...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Friday #2 of the Season

The second Friday of the new season was down 16% in the fast nationals from last year (4.7 rating with Adults 18-49 TOTAL for the four broadcast network versus 5.6 the same night in 2011). It’s pretty much a disaster for ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: FALL RATINGS PREDICTIONS — FRIDAY & SATURDAY Nights

We are combining Friday and Saturday fall ratings projections into one post.  The two least-watched nights of television have relatively little value to advertisers (there are fewer people watching TV on these nights and the s...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED NIELSENWAR – WEEK 2

  We’ve had a second week of ratings to examine, and it’s time once again to ask:  How goes the war?  And what do we know now that we didn’t know a week ago? ANYTHING OVER 1.5 IS THE NEW 2.5.  NBC and ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: CBS Joins In the Fun

CBS, as usual the last network to make its decisions known, has issued its first orders for the 2012/13 network season, picking up 2 comedies and 4 dramas. VEGAS was the network’s highest-profile pilot, written by Nichola...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: Nielsenwar Whacks Its First Victim

  Say fuhgeddaboudit to MADE IN JERSEY, as the CBS series has found its place in TV trivia history by becoming the first cancellation of the 2012-13 broadcast season.  (Technically it’s just been pulled off the sche...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S SCHEDULE: CBS

  Mitch Metcalf and I, along with veteran network executive Ted Frank, have put together our own versions of the schedules (the real ones will be announced at the nework Upfronts in New York next week). We’ve already...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S NIELSENWAR – Fall TV Turkey Edition

  As this is a week when turkeys are revered, celebrated, and then eaten, let’s take a look at what wisdom the network’s Fall feathered non-fliers have to impart to us.  In other words, What did this Fall̵...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: CBS Fall Schedule and Instant Analysis

  When you’re CBS, you don’t have to do much.   J   Let’s take a look, night by night: MONDAY:  CBS confounded expectations by not expanding its comedy presence on Thursdays.  So it was less i...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Promo Watch NEW FALL SHOW PROMOTION — 666 Park Avenue and Nashville Jump to an Early Lead

Promo Watch begins and so far ABC’s 666 Park Avenue and Nashville stand out so far (thanks to a solid assist from the NBA). With the arrival of summer, it is time for the broadcast networks to get busy rolling out their m...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED: CBS Fall Premiere Dates

  As befits the most traditional of the broadcast networks, CBS will launch almost all of its Fall 2012 premieres during Fall Premiere week, Sept. 24-30: Wed Sept 19 8PM:          SURVIVOR Mon Sept 24 8PM:    ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

PREMIERING TONIGHT–THE SKED’S FALL PILOT REPORT: CBS’s “Made In Jersey”

  MADE IN JERSEY:  Friday 9PM on CBS – Change the Channel CBS is the network of The Good Wife, but don’t get your hopes up for its new legal drama MADE IN JERSEY.  This one is a thin example of why the words ...
by Mitch Salem