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Thoughts On ABC Midseason Schedule:

ABC released their Midseason schedule yesterday which mostly (not completely) outlines their plans through May. I think they made one strong move but I had questions regarding a number of other things. The Smart Move: Kudos to ABC for finally … Continue reading

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It’s Time To End The Main TV Season in early Spring:

If you’ve perused the Nielsen ratings the last two weeks you’ve seen TV biggest hits like Greys Anatomy, The Big Bang Theory and The Voice hit new series lows. Every year what’s considered a hit gets smaller. Now, shows that … Continue reading

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Why Is ABC Wasting A Rare Big Lead In On A Rerun?

I’ve had many questions regarding ABC moves this year, most recently: – Why use The Bachelor finale lead in on a show (Kevin Probably Saves The World) that hadn’t been promoted since October. It was also a show that was … Continue reading

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A TGIT Scheduling Idea For The ’16-’17 Season:

ABCs TGIT schedule of Shonda Rhimes produced Thursday night hits has seen a bit of luster come off the 9-11 portion of the night. While Grey’s Anatomy is bucking most TV trends and is amazingly the second highest rated drama on … Continue reading

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ABC Tuesdays Continue To Be Baffling:

Of the many baffling things ABC has done this year, the one that puzzles me the most is their continued treatment of Tuesday like it’s some less important night of their schedule. They schedule Tuesday like it’s Saturday. There’s zero … Continue reading

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A Few Early Fall ’14 Thoughts:

With the upfronts two months away, the nets are busy planning strategies for the upcoming fall season. I have a few thoughts on how the nets might reprogram certain nights for the fall. I assume as the upfronts draw closer … Continue reading

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Is ABC Trying To Lose?

ABC just had a really good week. In addition to the Oscars hitting a 14 year high in viewers, Greys and Scandal returned to high ratings. Both were the top 2 dramas on all of broadcast TV last week and … Continue reading

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