Posts Tagged ‘supernatural’
 

 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 2/3/12

> America wasn’t in the mood for scripted drama. NBC:  The network replaced the deceased Chuck with the reality show WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? and could only pull a 4th place 1.1 in the hour (admittedly a bit better ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Kevin (Probably) Saves the World”

  KEVIN (PROBABLY) SAVES THE WORLD:  Tuesday 10PM on ABC – In the Queue ABC’s KEVIN (PROBABLY) SAVES THE WORLD is the closest any broadcast network has to a Big Swing this fall, and as such, it deserves some r...
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
 

 
 

THE SKED: CW Kicks Off Renewal Season

  It’s always an advantage for shows to know they’re being renewed as quickly as possible.  With that security in hand, they can shore up their writing staffs before newly-ordered series begin making their pic...
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: CW FALL SCHEDULE AND INSTANT ANALYSIS

  CW needed to rip up its schedule and start over, and it mostly has.     Let’s take a look night-by-night. MONDAY:  The network is reuniting two of its cornerstone soaps for the Fall, with 90210 as the le...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Grimm”

> A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and production of episodes for the regular season:  a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may hav...
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 – 3/16/12

> Basketball. CBS:  On a night when the other networks mostly didn’t choose to compete, some enormous upsets in the NCAA TOURNAMENT gave CBS a slam-dunk victory for the night with a (preliminary) 2.2, way higher than...
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: 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’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/27/12

> FRINGE ties for its network lead on the night!  (Don’t read the fine print.) FOX:  The newly-renewed FRINGE went up an essentially meaningless 0.1 to 1.1.  Since THE FINDER (facing original competition on...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/20/12

> Network TV takes a snooze. FOX:  On a night when no show on any broadcast network rated higher than 1.4, the closest thing to an event was THE FINDER rising to 1.2 from the previous week’s 0.9.  This is almost...
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