managing director Mark Hurley with director Vicky Hurley (to his right) and (from left) researchers Claire Roberts, Trudy Bond and Clare Brookes and business development officer Sarah Davison.
Perhaps the lead-ins
should have been, "At UH, everyone can have a success story"?
Despite the weak lead-ins
, KATV was still just a couple of rating and share points behind KTHV at 10 p.
And it provided potent lead-ins
for a pair of dramas: newcomer "The Blacklist" (3.
But again, looking at February as an example, this year's lead-in
for "Grey's" (1.
On the NBC-owned stations, where "Ellen" follows "Steve Harvey" in the country's top markets, the show is improving on its lead-ins
by 50% and over year-ago time periods by 67% among women 25-54, The story is similar in households, where "Ellen" is up over its lead-ins
by 44% and over last year by 64%.
We own the best environment on television to launch new shows," CBS Entertainment prez Nina Tassler crowed with considerable justification, calling the blessing of established lead-ins
for its newly developed hatchlings "a luxury the other guys simply don't have.
The latter, even with William Shatner, doesn't figure to help "CSI" much as a lead-in
, but if things don't work out, CBS can always return "Bang" to Mondays and move "Survivor" back from Wednesdays, where it formed one of the most successful ongoing two-hour combos with "CSI" in TV history.
As currently scheduled, each "CSI" is the beneficiary of some of the Eye's strongest lead-ins
, and CBS may feel the time is right to get more production out of those slots.
The Office" could be hampered by its "Parks and Rec" lead-in
but it will win easily in men 18-34 and challenge "Grey's" in adults 18-34.