Posts Tagged ‘ratings’
 

 

Weekly and Season to Date Network Ratings

Another week of prime time ratings, and only FOX can claim a full week average over a 2 rating with adults 18-49 for the week ending last night.  ABC has a particularly steep decline versus the same week last year, which inclu...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

UPDATED: The Cycle of Failure (and Success) at a TV Network — Or How Matlock Replaced The Office and SVU Last Night

  UPDATE:  The Hollywood Reporter followed up on our story, and interviewed WKYC’s General Manager, who claims that the Matlock preemptions (which will continue next week), are merely to make up for the fact that th...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: The Value of Sports Programming and Updated Full Season Forecasts

What does football mean to the broadcast networks?  For NBC and CBS, NFL coverage (along with other sports, mostly an occasional college football game) accounts for about 20-30% of the entire primetime rating for the network. ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports Ratings Bowl

The Daytona 500 on FOX Sunday crushed the competition, averaging a 10.0 household rating and 22 share from 1:30-4:45 in the 70% of the country with local Nielsen meters (in 56 of the largest TV markets).  Last year, the race a...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekly Broadcast Ratings and Year to Date

THE WEEK.  For the recently completed week ending Sunday (February 18-24, 2013), ABC will claim a rare victory with a preliminary 3.42 adult 18-49 rating in prime time, its best weekly showing of the year by far (thanks, of ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Oscar Ratings — Not a Disaster — UPDATE

Based on the fast national ratings for Sunday, the Academy Awards telecast should average around a 13.4 rating with adults 18-49 (adjusting the preliminary 12.1 rating upward to account for the Pacific time zone seeing the show...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekly Ratings Way Off the Normal Pace for Broadcast Networks

THE WEEK.  For the recently completed week ending Sunday (February 11-17, 2013), FOX won with a preliminary 2.11 adult 18-49 rating in prime time, down from last week’s 2.25 rating but still ahead of the horrible perf...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 2/14/13

Valentine’s Day didn’t heart network television, especially early in the evening. ABC:  About the best that can be said about the 1.3 debut of ZERO HOUR is that it edged out NBC and CW for 3rd place in the hour.  ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Season Averages: FOX Poised to Move Into 2nd Place Soon, Pushing NBC to 3rd

Through February 4 (20 weeks into this broadcast season), CBS leads with a 2.70 rating with adults 18-49, followed by NBC (2.40), FOX (2.19) and ABC (1.83).  But very soon, FOX will move past NBC in the season averages and is ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports Ratings Bowl

SUNDAY SPORTS.  The second game of an NBA doubleheader on ABC drew decent ratings Sunday (Lakers at Heat), hitting a 5.0 household rating and 10 share in the 54 markets which were able to be measured over the weekend.  (The b...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekly and Season Network Ratings: CBS Widens Its Lead

THE WEEK.  For the recently completed week ending Sunday (February 4-10, 2013), CBS won again with a preliminary 3.35 adult 18-49 rating for the week.  This week’s win is driven by last night’s Grammy Awards (pr...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Fast Nationals Overview — SMASH Crashes and Burns Spectacularly

Without The Voice to support it, Smash started its second season with a ratings trainwreck to match the creative disaster that is the show.  Read Mitch Salem’s review here. Half-hour ratings for network television la...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Updated Super Bowl National Ratings

The ratings for last night’s Super Bowl are coming in a little lower than anticipated in terms of average audience (the number of households or viewers watching in an average minute), but the “total audience” ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekly Network Ratings — CBS Pulls Into First Place for the Season

THE WEEK.  For the recently completed week ending Sunday (January 28-February 3, 2013), CBS of course dominated with the Super Bowl, achieving a preliminary 9.04 adult 18-49 rating for the week.  This assumes about a 40.6 r...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Super Bowl Ratings Summary and Comparisons to the Past

Partial ratings are in for last night’s Super Bowl (the household rating from the 56 markets with local Nielsen meters, covering 70% of the country).  Excluding the 8:45-9:15 pm half hour, most of which was the truly emb...
by Mitch Metcalf