Posts Tagged ‘True Blood’
 

 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 7/22/12

  HBO:  Another wacko episode of TRUE BLOOD (Lilith!) topped the night in cable (and beat everything on broadcast TV except the Bachelorette finale/epilogue) with a 2.6 (a splendid 75% of the viewers under 50), down just ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 7/15/12

  Breaking Bad‘s arrival was the big ratings news on Sunday night, while the launch of Political Animals wasn’t. HBO:  TRUE BLOOD, as usual, took the night with a 2.7 that was a tick higher than last week, bea...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 7/1/12

  We speculated yesterday that HBO might have carefully timed its renewal of THE NEWSROOM not to coincide with the show’s Episode 2 ratings, and we may have been right. HBO:  The Newsroom took a substantial hit from...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Cable Ratings July 10-16

HBO’s True Blood ticked up to a 2.7 rating, its best showing since the season premiere on June 10.  So far this season, True Blood started with a 2.9, then settled into a 2.6 for four straight weeks before hitting a 2...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Top Cable and Broadcast Telecasts of the Week

Cable and broadcast weekly rankings.  The annual BET Awards took the #1 position for the week with adults 18-49, edging the premiere of Under the Dome for the weekly crown.
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “True Blood”

HBO’s version of a summer drive-in movie is back. WHERE WE WERE:  In the midst of multiple cliffhangers.  Telepathic waitress and series heroine Sookie'(Anna Paquin) had just seen her best friend Tara (Rutina Wesley) ge...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Top Cable and Broadcast Programs of the Week

Top broadcast and cable programs this week and last.  Shark Week kicked off Sunday on Discovery with the mockumentary Megalodon: Monster Shark at 9:00 pm, which matched the 2.2 True Blood rating with Adults 18-49 on HBO at...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED: Early Sunday Cable Ratings

No one will ever confuse the ratings for MAD MEN with those of TRUE BLOOD, but it was the former moving in the right direction with its season finale last night.  The Season 5 finale was the show’s highest rated, with wh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: Cable Ratings July 17-23

HBO’s True Blood remains the highest-rated cable program with Adults 18-49 on our weekly ranking.  But watch out HBO, the most down-market, lowest common denominator, tawdry program on television (USA’s WWE Mond...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Top Cable and Broadcast Programs of the Week

Duck Dynasty on A&E took control of television last week, #1 among all programs by a mile with an astounding 5.0 rating with adults 18-49.  Breaking Bad‘s brief reign last week ended with the second episode declining...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Cable Ratings June 5-11

HBO’s True Blood premiered its new season with a 2.9 rating with Adults 18-49, about where it left off last season.  The final four episodes last year (Aug 21-Sep 11, 2011): 3.1– 2.9– 2.4– 2.8.  At the...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 7/29/12

  Several networks opted not even to try and compete with Sunday’s Olympics coverage, and the effect of the games on the shows that remained was mixed. HBO:  TRUE BLOOD didn’t miss an artery, as its craziest s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Midnight, Texas”

  MIDNIGHT, TEXAS:  Monday 10PM on NBC – Change the Channel NBC’s summer series MIDNIGHT, TEXAS is a horror, all right.  It’s based on novels by True Blood author Charlaine Harris, and the idea was plai...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 6/17/12

  A night loaded with season finales and premieres. HBO:  GIRLS has developed into exactly the kind of show HBO loves.  Even with all the hype that surrounded its arrival, it’s proven to be an ever-larger buzz magn...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: Cable Ratings Roundup July 24-30

The top cable programs of the week that competed against the early nights of the London Summer Olympics (True Blood on HBO Sunday, Keeping Up with the Kardashians on E! Sunday, VH1’s Love and Hip Hop Atlanta on Monda...
by Mitch Metcalf