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THE CAPE FAR FROM SUPER ON MONDAY NIGHT; BCS ALMIGHTY

January 11, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

On the surface, NBC’s hopes of being saved on Monday night by its superhero series, The Cape, would appear to have been dashed when the series made a last-place debut in its regular time period following its preview debut on Sunday. But, facing opposition from a championship BCS game on ESPN, the network decided merely […]

30.3 MILLION TUNE IN ON A SATURDAY NIGHT

January 10, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Television executives have all but written off Saturday in their program planning, so small are the audiences for shows on that night. But others have pointed out that Saturday once attracted some of television’s biggest audiences, and indeed NBC’s telecast of Saturday’s New York Jets/Indianapolis Colts contest, won by a Jets’ field goal as time […]

NBC’S NEW THE CAPE PREVIEWED ON IPAD

January 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC is going all out to find innovative ways to promote its upcoming new series The Cape, which debuts on Sunday at 9:00 p.m. Beginning on Wednesday, the one-hour pilot episode of the series became available for viewing on Apple’s iPhone and iPad tablet device via the DC Comics app (http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dc-comics/ID378080432?MT=8). In a statement, NBC […]