Posts Tagged ‘USA’
 

 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 6/19/12

  A new entry in the summer scripted brigade. TBS:  SULLIVAN & SON had a mediocre debut.  The first of its back-to-back episodes kicked off fairly well, just about even with the BIG BANG THEORY rerun that preceded it...
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 PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Common Law”

  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 groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 8/5/12

  Any negative ratings effect due to the Olympics seems to have subsided, as the numbers were generally up for cable on Sunday night. HBO:  TRUE BLOOD, of course, was in the lead, with a 2.7 rating that was up slightly fr...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: The (Last) Return of “Entourage” and Cable Sundays

> On summer Sunday nights, the 4 broadcast networks air a grand total of zero hours of original scripted programming; instead, viewers get a strict diet of animated repeats (FOX) and unscripted series like Big Brother (CBS), Am...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 7.4-5.2015

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday July 4 and Sunday July 5, 2015. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television population. Cl...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 8/12/12

  Status was mostly quo in the Sunday night cable ratings. HBO:  The craziness that is TRUE BLOOD was down just a tick from last week, still overwhelmingly beating the rest of cable with 2.6 (and almost 80% of its viewers...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 8/2/12

  Some networks were untouched by the massive Olympics ratings being piled up by NBC, while others appeared to be hit hard. USA:  Last night’s BURN NOTICE showed the limitations of the USA house format, as what shou...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

WORLD CUP SKEDBALL — Day 6

Tuesday’s ESPN coverage of the World Cup featured two matches that had average ratings, and a third match (in the tough 11:30 am time period) that is the lowest-rated so far.  (Yesterday’s match are bolded in th...
by Mitch Metcalf