That Was the Year That Was: The 2016-2017 Broadcast TV Season

The 2016-2017 broadcast TV season officially concluded on May 24 and the final annual Nielsen rankings have since been released. For the fifth time in six seasons, NBC Sunday Night Football took the top spot. For the fifth consecutive season, the Top 3 programs were football, The Big Bang Theory and NCIS – with The Big Bang Theory and NCIS maintaining their rankings from… Read More That Was the Year That Was: The 2016-2017 Broadcast TV Season

The Fall 2017 Network Broadcast Schedules: What They Did Wrong

The broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX and the CW) recently unveiled their fall schedules with the typical ballyhoo — and nothing worth bally or hooing about. Here is what they all did wrong: We’ll pick on ABC first. I honestly have no idea what they’re thinking. Cancelling Last Man Standing and with it, an average of 6.41… Read More The Fall 2017 Network Broadcast Schedules: What They Did Wrong

The Fall 2017 Network Broadcast Schedules: In One Word — OY.

The broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX and the CW) recently unveiled their fall schedules with the typical ballyhoo — and nothing worth bally or hooing about. But for a part of the industry that is so concerned about declining ratings and competition from basic cable, premium cable and streaming outlets, they’re not exactly putting… Read More The Fall 2017 Network Broadcast Schedules: In One Word — OY.