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THE SKED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’S FALL 2011/12 FRIDAY TV SCHEDULE

> Welcome to ShowbuzzDaily’s coverage of the upcoming TV schedules for the 2011/12 TV season!  Above you see our guide to what to expect on Friday nights this Fall:  the numbers are our projected Adults 18-49 ra...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

ShowbuzzDaily Series Premiere Review: “American Gods”

  AMERICAN GODS:  Sunday 9PM on Starz – Potential DVR Alert It seems only fair to note upfront, upon the arrival of Bryan Fuller’s new Starz series AMERICAN GODS (created with Michael Green, and based on the n...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S STATE OF THE NETWORK: CW

  The Sked’s State of the Network Reports:  NBC, CBS, ABC and FOX Of the 10 hours each week programmed by the CW network, a grand total of 3 regularly have ratings over 0.6.  This gives rise to the question:  how ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Da Vinci’s Demons”

  DA VINCI’S DEMONS:  Friday 9PM on Starz 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 gr...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 2/10/12

> Not a great night for bubble shows. CBS:  On a night where CSI NY and BLUE BLOODS both won their hours and were up slightly from last week, A GIFTED MAN went down 0.1 and tied for 3rd place at 8PM. FOX:  KITCHEN NIG...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Witches of East End”

  In this new era of serialized television drama, plot–and the skill with which it’s doled out–is more important than ever.  An overall clumsiness with the handling of its storylines is what’s held...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/4/12

Apparently ABC viewers are unimpressed by superheroes. ABC:  On a night when the other networks were mostly down (were viewers at the multiplex to see the near-record Avengers opening?), all of ABC’s shows were up, and t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED PILOT REPORT: CBS’s “A Gifted Man” – PREMIERING TONIGHT

> Disclaimer:  Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall.  Pilots are often reedited and rescored, and in some cases even recast or reshot.  So these critiques sh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 10/31/12

  Halloween is traditionally not a great night for network TV, especially on the younger-skewing side, brecause viewers have other plans.  Last night was no exception. ABC:  With all the promos for NASHVILLE, THE CMA AW...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD 2/24/12

> FRINGE, having watched Monty Python & the Holy Grail, shouts “I’m not dead!” as the gravediggers try to take it away. CBS:  An extremely soft win for the night (1.6 average).  UNDERCOVER BOSS w...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Pilot + 1 Review: “Salem”

  SALEM:  Sunday 10PM on WGN America Previously… on SALEM:  In the late 17th century, the town of Salem had a fanatical witch hunter in the person of Cotton Mather (Seth Gabel), but also a coven of very real witche...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/11/12

      Even with finales on hand, nothing stirred viewers. FOX:  THE FINDER aired what turned out to be its series finale and FRINGE had its season finale, with a respective 1.1 and 1.0, up very slightly for both. &n...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: Friday Ratings – Network Scorecard – 9/30/11

> It being a Friday, not a single show on network television could even manage a 2 rating in 18-49s.  Even within that narrow radius, though, there was room to be a loser. CBS:  A GIFTED MAN (see our Pilot + 1 Review)...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED FALL FINALE REVIEW: “Grimm”

  GRIMM aired its 12th and last episode of 2012 tonight, although NBC isn’t being specific about just when in 2013 it’s due to return with its remaining 10 hours.  The series has been markedly better in its se...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: CW’s Finale Schedule

> CW has announced the line-up for its 2011/12 regular season finales, as well as a late-season premiere: First to exit will be ONE TREE HILL, which winds up its 9 seasons on April 4 with a 2-hour special. On April 17, RINGER w...
by Mitch Salem