Recognizing the best and worst of the year, including most outstanding, most underrated, worst timeslot change, best new show and most disastrous debut.
It was a bit closer than last year, but NBC will pull off its second straight winning season among adults 18-49. The network will squeak past CBS for the title, placing just a tenth ahead of its rival. NBC will finish the TV season, which officially wraps up on Wednesday night, with a 2.4 adults 18-49 rating, according to Nielsen.
On the heels of the TV Critics Summer Press Tour, Newsday‘s Verne Gay offers his sense of where the nets’ are heading this fall — and which shows should be watched, and which ones should be avoided.
An MDI report says the upfront will be down 6.1% to $18.1 billion this year, marking the first time the numer will dip since the 2009-10 season. Broadcast is likely to be down about 10% and cable is down about 2%, according to sources familiar with the upfront market.
A handy guide to keep up with which scripted and reality offerings will return to the broadcast networks next season.