Posts Tagged ‘weeds’
 

 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 8/26/12

  HBO:  This just in from the Department of Duh:  the season finale of TRUE BLOOD was the highest rated show on cable Sunday night, and would have been the highest rated on all of television if not for preseason football...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED NETFLIX REVIEW: “Orange Is the New Black” (Episodes 1-3)

  With the arrival of ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK after House of Cards, Hemlock Grove and Arrested Development, Netflix has completed the first quartet of its initial plunge into high-profile original programming .  Based on...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

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: Early Weekend Ratings for SNL, Weeds & Boardwalk Empire

  Not a lot of drama in the preliminary numbers for this weekend’s big TV events. On Saturday, SNL made its season debut with guest host Seth MacFarlane and musical guest Frank Ocean, and had a 2.8 rating in 18-49s, ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 7/8/12

  The backlash to the Newsroom backlash backlash doesn’t seem to be hurting the show at all. HBO:  That sound you hear from the HBO boardroom is a sigh of relief:  THE NEWSROOM may or may not turn out to be Smash i...
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’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
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Weeds”

  WEEDS:  Sunday 10PM on Showtime   WHERE WE WERE:  After a season largely concerned with a battle for supremacy in the New York drug trade, both within and outside the family, there seemed to be a moment of compara...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: Another Toke of “Weeds”

> Showtime has announced that the network’s stalwart WEEDS, now in its 8th season (and, honestly, probably a bit past its prime) and relative newcomer EPISODES will return to the schedule on Sunday July 1, running in the ...
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 SERIES FINALE REVIEW: “Weeds”

  A suburbanite with money troubles gets into the drug business, gradually becoming corrupt, paranoid and power-hungry, increasingly alienated from family and former life… Not to take anything away from Breaking Bad,...
by Mitch Salem