The Orville Ratings

18 Mar 19

The final episode of “Riverdale” before Luke Perry died more than doubled its rating in delayed viewing. The episode, which aired on Feb. 27, the same day Perry was hospitalized, saw a 133% bump from a 0.3 Live+Same Day rating to a 0.7 Live+7 rating. In terms of total viewership, the episode also doubled its […]

17 Mar 19

Book reviews: Disappointing Peter Arno biography, solid McCullough work on the Wright Brothers

15 Mar 19

By mid-May, the broadcast networks must make some tough calls as to which series will return for the 2018-19 TV season, and which… won’t.

15 Mar 19
Geeky Daddy

There has been a ton of hype, a lot of questions and a little controversy building up towards the release of Marvel’s latest cinematic chapter: Captain Marvel (AKA The Last Marvel Movie Before Avengers: Endgame). We knew that this movie was supposed to take place in the 1990’s, years before Iron Man or any other […]

15 Mar 19
Bad Shakespeare

When I first saw trailers for the Orville, I was intrigued, but not intrigued enough to tune in. It looked like Star Trek, but if Star Trek were created by the guy that wrote Family Guy and had the “wacky” hook that the first officer and the captain were once married. Hilarity would naturally ensue. But […]

11 Mar 19

Even after delayed viewing, the Oscars was still way ahead of the pack in the ratings for the week of Feb.18. The prestigious film awards show, which saw a 12% bump in total viewers from the 2018 ceremony, finished with a 7.9 Live+7 rating, up from 7.7 in Live+Same Day, and around 30.5 million total viewers. […]

10 Mar 19

Scott Snyder talks comics projects – plus X-Men Monday news!

08 Mar 19

ABC’s Shondaland drama For the People (0.6, 3.2M) started its second season moved to 10 PM Thursday, dropping 25% from year-ago series launch in the demo but up 20% compared with its Season 1 finale. The network’s 9 PM drama Station 19 (1.0, 5.38M) returned from 16-week break by matching its best demo rating since […]

08 Mar 19

For our review of the last episode of The Orville, click here.