Monday TV Ratings: GOTHAM and THE BLACKLIST Slide; SLEEPY HOLLOW Ticks Up

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TV ratings for Monday, October 20th are in.  Here’s a brief rundown:

  • NBC’s The Blacklist dropped a considerable four tenths from last week, earning a 2.4 rating in the 18-49 demo and scoring 9.37 million viewers.
  • Fox’s silly yet enjoyable Gotham (read Dave’s recap here) was also down, garnering a 2.2 rating and 5.99 million viewers for a drop of two tenths from last week.  Sleepy Hollow ticked up to a 1.8 rating and scored 5 million viewers.
  • Over on CBS, The Big Bang Theory was down a tenth to a 4.4 rating and 15.65 million viewers, while the second season premiere of The Millers earned a 2.2 rating and scored 9.13 million viewers.  That’s down a tenth from last year’s season finale, but the comedy lost half of its lead-in audience from TBBT.  The new drama Scorpion was even with last week’s 2.4 rating and scored 10.52 million viewers, and NCIS: Los Angeles was up a tenth to a 1.7 rating and 8.65 million viewers.
  • ABC’s Castle dipped three tenths to a 1.6 rating and 9.29 million viewers.
  • The CW’s The Originals matched last week’s 0.7 rating and scored 1.54 million viewers, and Jane the Virgin was up a tenth to a 0.7 rating and 1.75 million viewers.

Monday TV Ratings: THE BLACKLIST Rises; GOTHAM and SCORPION Dip

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TV ratings are on for Monday, October 13th, though The CW’s preliminary numbers were affected by football overrun and thus not usable.  Here’s a brief rundown:

  • NBC’s The Blacklist was up 8% from last week’s 2.6 rating, hitting a 2.8 rating in the 18-49 demo and scoring 9.83 million viewers.
  • Over on Fox, an Arkham Asylum-infused episode of Gotham (read Dave’s recap here) notched a 2.4 rating and scored 6.24 million viewers, which is down 4% from last week’s 2.5 rating.  Sleepy Hollow was even with a 1.7 rating and 4.84 million viewers.
  • CBS’ The Big Bang Theory was up 2% with a 4.6 rating and 15.63 million viewers, though the numbers may be slightly inflated due to a preemption in San Francisco.  Scorpion was down 4% to a 2.4 rating and 11.47 million viewers, and NCIS: Los Angeles matched last week’s series low 1.6 rating and scored 9.09 million viewers.
  • ABC’s Castle was even with last week’s 2.0 rating and scored 9.30 million viewers.

Monday TV Ratings: GOTHAM and BIG BANG THEORY Slide; THE BLACKLIST Dips

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TV ratings for Monday, October 6th are in.  Here’s a brief rundown:

  • The mostly solid third episode of Fox’s Gotham (read Dave’s recap here) was down three tenths from last week with a 2.5 rating in the 18-49 demo and scored 6.28 million viewers.  Sleepy Hollow, meanwhile, was even with last week’s low 1.7 rating and garnered 4.46 million viewers.
  • Over on CBS, The Big Bang Theory continued to dominate the night but was down four tenths from last week with a 4.4 rating and 15.54 million viewers.  Scorpion (read Dave’s recap here) slid six tenths to a 2.5 rating and 11.82 million viewers, and NCIS: Los Angeles dropped three tenths to a series low 1.6 rating and 8.6 million viewers.
  • NBC’s The Blacklist dipped slightly with a 2.7 rating and 10.05 million viewers, which is down one tenth from last week.
  • ABC’s Castle hit a 1.9 rating and 9.65 million viewers for a drop of three tenths, and The CW’s season two premiere of The Originals earned a 0.7 rating and 1.35 million viewers, which is down three tenths from last year’s series premiere.

Monday TV Ratings: GOTHAM and SCORPION Hold Strong; THE BLACKLIST and SLEEPY HOLLOW Drop

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TV ratings for Monday, September 29th are in.  Here’s a brief rundown:

  • Fox’s Gotham showed a fairly strong hold of its audience in week two (read Dave’s recap here), scoring a 2.8 rating in the 18-49 demo and 7.33 million viewers.  That’s a drop of just 13% from last week’s premiere and marks a solid retention of its audience.  Sleepy Hollow, on the other hand, was down 15% from last week with a disappointing 1.7 rating and 5.1 million viewers.
  • The strongest hold for a new show this week, however, goes to CBS’ Scorpion (read Dave’s recap here), which dipped only 6% from its premiere and garnered a 3.0 rating and 12.23 million viewers.  It was second only to The Big Bang Theory as far as scripted programming goes, with the comedy hitting a towering 4.7 rating and 16.18 million viewers for a drop of 13% from last week.  Elsewhere on CBS, NCIS: Los Angeles stumbled 37% from last year’s premiere with a 1.9 rating and 9.44 million viewers.
  • Over on NBC, The Blacklist was down 18% in its second week, notching a 2.8 rating and scoring 10.66 million viewers.  The show is one of the most heavily DVR’d, though, so expect its numbers to go way up once Live+7 ratings are figured.

James Spader Talks THE BLACKLIST Season 2, Red’s Relationship with the FBI, How the Show Surprises Him, and More

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The hit NBC drama series The Blacklist is back for Season 2, and Raymond “Red” Reddington (James Spader) is sure to be as shady and mysterious as ever.  Along with Elizabeth Keen (Megan Boone), the two have been making their way through a list of politicians, mobsters, spies and international terrorists that Red has compiled over the years, some of whom have proven to be more difficult to stop than expected.

During this interview to discuss the show’s return, actor James Spader talked about the questions about who Elizabeth Keen’s father is, how Red’s relationship with the FBI has changed, always turning things on their ear, how Mary Louise Parker’s character is connected to Red, the return of Peter Stormare as Berlin, how the show surprises him, that some of the criminals will be connected to a bigger story and some will be connected to things that are much more immediate, and how much he enjoys working in both film and television.  Check out what he had to say after the jump.

New to Blu-ray: LOCKE, MUPPETS MOST WANTED, HERCULES, FILTH, BREATHE IN, and More

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This week’s new Blu-ray releases include a wonderfully compelling drama told entirely from the confines of a car, a quartet of older animated Disney films getting an HD upgrade, a new Muppet movie, and more.  Briefly:

THE BLACKLIST Comic-Con Panel Recap: James Spader, Jon Bokempkamp and John Eisendrath Talk Season 2 and the Addition of Mary Louise Parker

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NBC’s The Blacklist took over the fairly enormous Room 6A, packed with around 1,500 fans, Saturday afternoon at the San Diego Comic-Con.  Present were James Spader, and executive producers Jon Bokenkamp and John Eisendrath.   Moderated by Mike Schneider (TV Guide), the trio discussed the upcoming second season of the show as well as how The Blacklist came to be in the first place.  I’ve covered Comic-Con for three years now and I’ve never seen a crowd for a TV Show as big as the one I saw today.

Hit the jump for The Blacklist Comic-Con Panel Recap.  The Blacklist returns to NBC on September 22nd.

Comic-Con 2014: Posters for GOOSEBUMPS, PIXELS, THE INTERVIEW, THE WALKING DEAD, and More

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With Comic-Con set to begin tomorrow, we’re about to be inundated with a crazy amount of new posters, images, and information about upcoming TV shows and movies.  Like years past, a number of Collider writers are heading to San Diego to help cover the convention.  We’re going to be offering panel recaps, interviews with some of the biggest names at Comic-Con, and tons of pictures from the convention floor including our yearly cosplay picture article.  The next few days are going to be crazy, so I hope you keep checking back for our coverage.

While walking around the past hour in San Diego, I snapped pictures of a number of posters on display outside the hotels and inside the convention center.  Hit the jump for pics of Goosebumps, Pixels, The Interview, The Walking Dead, Legends, Fury, The Blacklist, Vikings, and more.  Keep in mind, things are still being set up, so this is just the tip of the iceberg in terms of what’s outside the convention.

Comic-Con 2014 Schedule for Saturday, July 26th Includes MAD MAX, THE HOBBIT and Marvel Studios Presentations

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The Saturday schedule for San Diego Comic-Con 2014 has been announced.  Warner Bros. is bringing an eclectic presentation with appearances made by the recently pushed Jupiter Ascending, the highly anticipated Mad Max: Fury Road and Peter Jackson’s (likely) last foray into Middle Earth with The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.  Legendary Pictures also has a presentation scheduled, but have declined to disclose which projects they’ll be presenting.  LAIKA Animation’s The Boxtrolls will also be making an appearance in the big hall followed by Frank Miller’s Sin City: A Dame to Kill For.   That’s all capped off by Marvel’s presentation later in the day followed by the big Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment Television panel which will feature a look at Constantine and the world premiere of Gotham among other shows.

Outside of Hall H there’s cool TV stuff like The Blacklist and what’s probably the final True Blood Panel.  Hit the jump to take a look at some highlights from Saturday’s schedule, and click here if you missed the Wednesday/Thursday or Friday schedules. Comic-Con 2014 runs from July 23rd to July 27th.

NBC Announces Fall Premiere Dates; CONSTANTINE Debuts October 24th

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NBC has announced fall premiere dates for its upcoming series.  Most everything debuts the week of September 22nd, but there are a couple of notable outliers.

  • The Blacklist returns for its second season on Monday, September 22nd, though it will shift to Thursdays starting midseason to make way for the new Katherine Heigl drama State of Affairs.
  • Parenthood will begin its sixth and final season—consisting of 13 episodes—on Thursday, September 25th.
  • Fans will have to wait a little longer for the highly anticipated DC Comics adaptation Constantine, as it will be given a pre-Halloween debut on Friday, October 24th at 10pm, following the fourth season premiere of Grimm.

Hit the jump to check out the full fall schedule.

Monday TV Ratings: THE BLACKLIST Finale Dips, 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY Falls, and CASTLE Finale Rises

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TV ratings are in for Monday, May 12th.  Here’s a brief rundown:

  • The bloody—if somewhat disappointing—first season finale of NBC’s The Blacklist was down 4% with a 2.6 rating in the 18-49 demo and scoring 10.5 million viewers.
  • Over on Fox, the second installment of 24: Live Another Day fell 23% from last week’s premiere, notching a 2.0 rating and garnering 6.44 million viewers.  Elsewhere on the network, Bones was up 7% with a 1.6 rating and 6.26 million viewers.
  • The season finale of ABC’s Castle was up 25% with a 2.0 rating and 10.36 million viewers.
  • CBS’ now-cancelled Friends with Better Lives dropped 6% to a 1.5 rating and 4.87 million viewers, while Mike & Molly rose 18% to a 2.0 rating and 6.96 million viewers.
  • Over on The CW, the cancelled Star-Crossed was up 33% to a 0.4 rating and 1.17 million viewers.

NBC Unveils 2014-15 Schedule; THE BLACKLIST Moves to Thursdays Midseason; CONSTANTINE Slated for Fridays

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NBC is the first network to unveil its full schedule for the upcoming 2014-15 TV season.  Here are the highlights:

  • TV’s biggest new show of this season, The Blacklist, will be switching timeslots come midseason.  Starting in February, the excellent James Spader-fronted series will move from Mondays to Thursdays, and it has also been tapped for the coveted post-Super Bowl slot.
  • When The Blacklist takes its winter hiatus, the new Katherine Heigl CIA drama State of Affairs will take over its Monday slot.
  • The DC Comics adaptation Constantine will air on Fridays at 10pm, where NBC has been trying hard to carve out a “genre night” with Grimm, the now-cancelled Dracula, and the recently renewed Hannibal.  The latter will likely debut midseason, as it has the past two years, but no word on what day of the week it will air.
  • Wednesdays have been dubbed “procedural night” as new series The Mysteries of Laura will air in front of Law & Order: SVU and Chicago P.D.
  • As previously noted, Parenthood will air its final 13-episode season in the fall and Parks and Recreation will kick off its last season after the new year.

Hit the jump to check out the full schedule.

Monday TV Ratings: 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY Debuts Solid; 2 BROKE GIRLS Drops to Series Low

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TV ratings for Monday, May 5th are in.  Here’s a brief rundown:

  • The return of 24 did pretty well, as Fox’s “limited series” 24: Live Another Day kicked off with a 2.5 rating in the 18-49 demo and scored 7.97 million viewers.  That’s pretty in line with the show’s ratings during its final season four years ago, so the numbers aren’t significantly better or worse than where we left off—just like the quality of Live Another Day.
  • The penultimate episode of The Blacklist’s first season was even with last week’s 2.7 rating and garnered 10.61 million viewers on NBC.
  • CBS’ 2 Broke Girls dropped four tenths to a series low 1.9 rating and brought in 6.49 million viewers, Friends with Better Lives dipped three tenths to a 1.6 rating and 4.96 million viewers, and Mike and Molly was down four tenths to a 1.8 rating and 6.52 million viewers.
  • ABC’s Castle saw a drop of four tenths to a 1.6 rating and notched 8.93 million viewers.
  • Over on The CW, Star-Crossed was even with last week’s 0.3 rating and scored 930,000 viewers while the season finale of The Tomorrow People was even with last week’s 0.4 rating and brought in 1.01 million viewers.

Monday TV Ratings: THE FOLLOWING Rises for Finale; THE BLACKLIST Dips

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TV ratings for Monday, April 28th are in.  Here’s a brief rundown:

  • Fox’s season finale of The Following ticked up 7% from last week’s series low to a 1.5 rating in the 18-49 demo and scored 4.78 million viewers.
  • Over on NBC, The Blacklist ticked down 4% to a 2.7 rating and garnered 10.87 million viewers.
  • ABC’s Castle rose 9% to a 1.9 rating and 10.12 million viewers.
  • CBS’ 2 Broke Girls rose 5% to a 2.2 rating and 7.78 million viewers, Friends with Better Lives was up 12% to a 1.9 rating and 6.22 million viewers, and Mike & Molly rose 16% to a 2.2 rating and 7.55 million viewers.
  • The CW’s Star-Crossed matched last week’s 0.3 rating and garnered 870,000 viewers, while The Tomorrow People tied last week’s series low 0.3 rating and notched 900,000 viewers.

Monday TV Ratings: THE BLACKLIST Returns Steady; 2 BROKE GIRLS Drops to Series Low

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TV ratings for Monday, April 21st are in.  Here’s a brief rundown:

  • The Blacklist returned from a brief hiatus with a revealing episode that hit a 2.8 rating in the 18-49 demo and scored 11.19 million viewers, which is even with its last episode’s performance.  It topped the night in scripted programming.
  • ABC’s Castle also returned even with a 1.8 rating and 9.63 million viewers.
  • CBS’ Monday lineup continues to dip without its How I Met Your Mother lead-in, as 2 Broke Girls dropped two tenths to a series low 2.1 rating and 7.03 million viewers, Friends with Better Lives dipped a tenth to a 1.7 rating and 5.38 million viewers, and Mike & Molly was down two tenths to a 1.9 rating and 7.29 million viewers.
  • Fox’s Bones was even with last week’s 1.4 rating and scored 5.87 million viewers, while The Following matched last week’s series low 1.4 rating and 4.52 million viewers.
  • The CW’s Monday programming continues to be incredibly low, as Star-Crossed matched last week’s 0.3 rating and scored 1.17 million viewers and The Tomorrow People dropped a tenth to a 0.4 rating and 1.11 million viewers.
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