Monday, September 23, 2019

SHATNER’S RATINGS BEGINNING TO LOOK LIKE $#!?

October 8, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Producers of CBS’s $#!? My Dad Says probably said that about Thursday night’s ratings for the show. According to overnight Nielsen’s the show, which stars William Shatner, drew 9.78 million viewers, after launching three weeks ago with 12.58 million and dropping to 10.43 million last week. Nevertheless, the show remained in first place in its […]

NBC’S SOURCE FOR OUTSOURCED PRAISE WAS NBC

October 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC has pulled a promo for its controversial new comedy series Outsourced after it turned out that a quote praising the show and attributed to Entertainment Weekly (“a hilarious culture clash”) was actually culled from an NBC press release about the series and another (“it’s a natural companion for The Office“) was from a mixed […]

CBS RETURNS TO TOP ON THURSDAY

September 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

CBS won the crucial Thursday-night ratings race on the first week of the new season with a big bang. Moving its high-rated The Big Bang Theory from Monday night, CBS garnered even higher ratings for it, 13.95 million viewers for the season opener. That, in turn, led into the series premier of $#*! My Dad […]

TV REVIEWS: OUTSOURCED

September 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The premise may do more to impact the ratings of NBC’s season opener of Outsourced — a young American is sent to manage an outsourced call-center in India — than the content, which most critics agree is funny — in some scenes, outrageously so. “But whether intercultural relations can generate enough hilarity to sustain an […]