Posts Tagged ‘Nielsenwar’
 

 

NIELSENWAR 2014-15 Trailer Review: CBS’s “The McCarthys”

  THE MCCARTHYS:  Thursday 9:30PM on CBS THE FACTS:  Ronnie McCarthy (Jake Lacy) is part of a lovingly smothering Boston Irish-Catholic family, who are just fine with him being gay but embarrass him at every turn anyway....
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

NIELSENWAR Full Season Network Report Cards: FOX

  Other Nielsenwar Network Report Cards:  NBC One massive hit can make up for an awful lot of failure.  Have you met EMPIRE? Full Season To Date (thru May 3) 18-49 Rating Average:  1.53 (#4), down 26.2% from last season...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

NIELSENWAR 2014-15: News From FOX, NBC, TNT, TBS

  Nothing so far today matches yesterday afternoon’s high-profile pick-ups by NBC and FOX, but there’s nevertheless some news as we approach next week’s Upfronts: FOX Amid speculation that the network wil...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

NIELSENWAR: Weekly/Season Ratings Charts; and How Low Can Bubble Shows Go?

  There was little change from last week in the new weekly averages (based on 5 days of final Same Day ratings and 2 days of overnights), as again no network averaged over 1.5 in 18-49s over the course of the week.  ABC h...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

NIELSENWAR 2014-15: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Fearless Fall Ratings Predictions – Sunday

  The rest of the week:  Monday,  Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The Saturday primetime network schedule, such as it is, isn’t worth much attention, being a patchwork of reruns and sports (although we wil...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

NIELSENWAR: The NBC Fall 2017 Schedule

  The Upfronts are officially here, more troubled than ever thanks to the ever-declining ratings at the broadcast networks.  (This Variety article does a good job of laying out the ways in which business considerations ar...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

NIELSENWAR 2014-15 Trailer Review: ABC’s “Manhattan Love Story”

  MANHATTAN LOVE STORY:  Tuesday 8:30PM on ABC THE FACTS:  Boy (Jake McDorman) meets girl (Analeigh Tipton), but here’s the gimmick:  we hear all of the couple’s hidden thoughts throughout.  The series crea...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

NIELSENWAR 2014-15: The Fox Schedule – Grid and Instant Analysis

  Just a day after NBC announced the end of its Thursday Must-See-TV block of comedies, FOX is breaking up its Animation Domination Sundays with a pair of live-action sitcoms.  There are plenty of changes to the FOX line-...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

NIELSENWAR 2014-15 Trailer Review: CBS’s “Scorpion”

  SCORPION:  Monday 9PM on CBS THE FACTS:  A group of nerdy genius goofballs works with the government to solve high-tech emergencies–based on a true story.  Elyes Gabel is Walter O’Brien, the leader of the ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

NIELSENWAR: The Olympics Kick In, and The Woes of FOX

  We’re 3 days into the 18 of the WINTER OLYMPICS, and the games are already paying ratings dividends for NBC.  (However, it’s critical to note that the Olympics are like the NFL, only more so:  the rights an...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

NIELSENWAR: The FOX Fall Schedule (with Trailer Reviews)

  FOX may be in 4th place for the season, but it has the hot hand right now, with Spring blockbuster Empire and surprise success The Last Man On Earth livening up its season.  It’s trying to build on those with an a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

NIELSENWAR 2014-15 Trailer Review: ABC’s “Forever”

  FOREVER:  Tuesday 10PM on ABC THE FACTS:  Dr. Henry Morgan (Ioan Gruffudd) is a brilliant New York medical examiner who can solve any murder.  Partly that’s because he has a lot of experience with death, since h...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S NIELSENWAR CHRONICLES: Mondays

  As The Joker would say:  Here… We… Go. After weeks of semi-starts and special “previews” of new shows racking up big numbers against minimal competition, the real 2012-13 TV season gets underway ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

NIELSENWAR 2014-15: More NBC Pick-Ups

  NBC picked up a handful of shows yesterday, but that was just the first installment, as an additional trio of new shows have been announced so far today.  2 are dramas and the other a comedy, and interestingly, all hail...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

UPDATED – NIELSENWAR UPFRONTS: FOX Fall–and Midseason–2016 Schedule (with NBC/FOX grid)

  UPDATED with reactions to FOX trailers, which are available here:   The FOX fall schedule is a puzzlement. FOX seems to have done little to help itself with its fall 2016 line-up, leaving two of its weakest nights unimp...
by Mitch Salem