Monthly Archives: December 2010

Ratings Spotlight – Women 18-34

Yesterday in their weekly ratings recap, USA TODAY printed the top 15 shows from the first three months of the ’10-’11 season with Women 18-34. I found a number of things interesting that I thought I would note. First the … Continue reading

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Meaningless and mildly interesting Midseason Notes:

Now that all nets have announced their midseason schedules a few interesting (actually not) things emerge: Out of 5 networks on Wed at 8p the only scripted offerings in that hour are on ABC with THE MIDDLE/BETTER WITH YOU. CBS, … Continue reading

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CBS Midseason Guesses:

UPDATE: With the exception of CRIMINAL MINDS spinoff Wed at 10 beginning 2/16 and THE DEFENDERS to Friday at 8p, I got everything wrong. MAD LOVE will go to Mondays at 8:30 with RULES moving to Thu at 8:30 and I … Continue reading

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The most emotional and moving TV (for me) this year:

As everyone makes their year-end Top 10 lists, I just wanted to highlight and salute what I found to be a profound television event, one that I still think about a lot, more than 6 months later. LOST was for many, … Continue reading

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Reaction and Analysis: ABC Comedy Wednesday

I have previously suggested that the only place for ABCs 2 new comedies. MR SUNSHINE and HAPPY ENDINGS to have a shot at any success would be with their other comedies on Wednesday.  should-broadcast-networks-schedule-half-hour-comedies-at-10p. It appears that ABC felt that … Continue reading

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Singing The Praises of HBOs understated IN TREATMENT:

Much has been made about the sad, but unexpected, cancellation of FX’s sublime TERRIERS. It’s been alleged that subtlety is not in high demand on TV. Some of TVs biggest hits, while wonderful, are big and have high concepts. Even … Continue reading

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