Posts Tagged ‘revolution’
 

 

PREMIERING TONIGHT–THE SKED FALL PILOT REPORT: NBC’s “Revolution”

REVOLUTION:  Monday 10PM on NBC – If Nothing Else Is On… REVOLUTION is Falling Skies without aliens, The Walking Dead without zombies, Jericho… well, actually it pretty much is Jericho.  We’ve all stro...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Tyrant”

  TYRANT went all the way back to the source for its main plotline this season, giving Bassam Al-Fayeed (Adam Rayner) a saga so Moses-like that he might as well have witnessed a burning bush along the way.  Bassam was sen...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “The Walking Dead”

  THE WALKING DEAD is in danger of becoming TV’s version of The Phantom Menace: a gigantic hit that no one really likes.  The ratings, while still massive, were significantly down in Season 7, which premiered with t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Monday Week 2 Ratings

NBC Monday is no fluke, with The Voice holding steady (not surprising) and Revolution hanging in there (more surprising).  CBS is suddenly incredibly mediocre on this once-proud night, ABC has slid to banality, and FOX has s...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED: NBC Takes Care of the Easy Part

  Today NBC announced renewals of the dramas that everyone knew would be renewed:  REVOLUTION, GRIMM, CHICAGO FIRE, PARENTHOOD (thank god!) and LAW & ORDER: SVU.  It’s worth noting that while all the renewals a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: More NBC Pick-Ups

    The Peacock is clearly trying to get the jump on next week’s Upfronts with some early series orders.  The advantage of early announcements, even apart from the possibility that NBC will launch some of its n...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S NIELSENWAR: The First Back Orders

  NBC understandably wants to shout its early-season good tidings as loudly as possible, and to that end it’s given very quick back orders (9 additional episodes on top of the 13-episode initial order) to REVOLUTION,...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

NIELSENWAR 2014-15: House Cleaning at NBC and ABC

  If #6seasonsandamovie is going to happen for COMMUNITY, it won’t be at NBC, which finally fired the bullet that’s been aimed at Dan Harmon’s show seemingly every season since it went on the air.  That ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S SCHEDULE: NBC

  The broadcast networks will officially announce their schedules next week at the Upfronts in New York, but before that happens, Mitch Metcalf and I, along with veteran network executive Ted Frank, have put together our o...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

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: FALL RATINGS PREDICTIONS — MONDAY Night

The new fall schedules have been announced by the broadcast networks and the new series have been picked up, so it’s time to reveal the SHOWBUZZDAILY FALL RATINGS ESTIMATES for the upcoming television season.  Today we...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED’S MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 10/8/12

No one welcomes back Gossip Girl. NBC:  Although REVOLUTION slipped slightly to 3.1, at this point it’s fair to call the show a substantial hit, the first scripted one NBC has had since… well, since The Office.  U...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: NBC Fall Schedule and Instant Analysis

  There’s an old saying that you can’t plan for crazy.  And that brings us to some of NBC’s official Fall TV schedule:     Let’s take a look, night by night. MONDAY:  Things begin logica...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Monday Week Four

NBC Monday moved up again, a 4.3 Adult 18-49 prime time rating in the fast nationals (probably a 4.4 in the official nationals). CBS and ABC are even with recent weeks.  FOX earned a 1.3 in the fast nationals for Game 2 of St ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Toronto Film Festival Reviews: “Peterloo” & “Viper Club”

  PETERLOO (Amazon – November 9):  Not so much a movie as an illustrated historical recitation.  Mike Leigh’s film concerns the brutal 1819 government militia attack on civilians listening to a public address...
by Mitch Salem