Posts Tagged ‘TV’
 

 

The Sked: Wednesday Week 6 — Scary Halloween for Networks

Halloween always depresses television usage levels of 2-34 year-olds, but last night it looks like 35-49 year-olds also took the night off from watching TV in greater than normal numbers.  Just an awful night for network TV, w...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekly Network Ratings & Summer to Date Rankings

Projected weekly network ratings in prime time (based on four days of official nationals and three days of fast nationals).  NBC is on track to hang on for another victory in primetime with adults 18-49 this past week, althoug...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Horse Race: Three Days into the New Season

With three nights of official national ratings counted, CBS is in front with a 2.99 Adult 18-49 rating, down a dizzying 30% from the first three nights last fall (when CBS was a towering #1 at a 4.28 rating).  Remember, The Ey...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Thursday Week 4 — Not a Pretty Picture

The fourth Thursday of the season offered a big opportunity for ABC, CBS and NBC, as FOX had to pre-empt The X Factor for a postseason MLB game that no one cares about.  A lot of displaced X Factor viewers decided not to sa...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday June 29 and Sunday June 30, 2013. (The 56 markets out of 210 total cover about 70% of the US television population.)...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Idol Returns — Minaj and Carey Not the Answer

American Idol returned to the air last night, winning the night handily but continuing the show’s long slide from phenomenon to mere mortal status.  The two-hour premiere last night averaged a 6.0 adult 18-49 rating fro...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Thursday Week 8

Last night the regular CBS Thursday schedule tied its season high (premiere night) with a 3.4 adult 18-49 rating in the fast nationals from 8-11 pm.  Last night is also up over the same night last year (2.8) and up over the se...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Baseball Playoffs Continue to Underwhelm

Major League Baseball’s 2012 Playoffs (or Postseason as MLB insists it is called) could not be more competitive or interesting on the field.  Most series in the Division Championship round going the limit to five games, ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Broadcast Season Averages

A quick update. SEASON TO DATE through five full weeks (32 nights of official ratings and 3 nights of adjusted fast nationals), NBC is averaging a 2.73 rating in prime time (up 19% from the same period last year). FOX is now s...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports Ratings Bowl

The final week of the NFL season, Week 17, is unusual in a few ways.  First, all 32 teams play (no byes), and all 16 games are on Sunday (no Thursday night game on NFL Network and no Monday Night game on ESPN).  Additionally,...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekly Cable and Broadcast Telecast Ranking

Updated weekly broadcast and cable program rankings.
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Friday Ratings — ABC Settles Down But Still Wins the Night

ABC turned in a 1.8 rating with adults 18-49 last night, down from the 2.0 last week but still #1 for the night.  Last Man Standing and Malibu Country each posted a 1.6 rating in their second week (down four-tenths of a rat...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Thursday Ratings September 20 — NBC Thursday…Yikes

NBC Thursday premiered last night, landing in third place with a 1.5 Adult 18-49 rating from 8-11 pm.  A premiere night is often one of the highest rated nights of the year, especially when facing two networks in repeats like ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Monday Ratings — Solid Debut for The Following

CBS won Monday with a 3.1 adult 18-49 rating from 8-11 pm, down from last week’s season high for Monday (3.3) and tied with the second-highest CBS Monday rating (also 3.1 on 11.26, 12.10 and 12.17).  How I Met Your Mothe...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Olympics Ratings through Ten Days

NBC changed format a bit Sunday night and aired Michael Phelps: America’s Golden Champion from 7-8 pm, followed by traditional Olympic coverage from 8 pm-midnight, including the men’s 100M dash, gymnastics individ...
by Mitch Metcalf