But we know it’s “highly coveted,” right?
ABC Family’s suggested headline says it all:
“Melissa & Joey” Ranks as Cable TV’s #1 Telecast at 8 O’Clock for the 10th Consecutive Week in Women 18-34 and for the 7th in Women 18-49;
Is the #1 Scripted Prime Cable Telecast in Women 18-34
Or to put it another way, the network’s figures say MELISSA & JOEY was the #1 cable TV show at 8 PM in the Adults 18-34 demo (420,000), Women 18-34 demo (376,000), Adults 18-49 (692,000) and Women 18-49 (534,000), and was the #2 scripted cable TV telecast in Females 12-34 (444,000). Among all cable programs for the night, “Melissa & Joey” was the #1 scripted cable telecast in primetime in Women 18-34.
Now this may not sound like big news to some, but the announcement carries serious repercussions for those of us slaving away at TVWriter™. For one thing, does this mean we’re going to have to watch the show now? And, more importantly, are we going to have to, like, review it? We could barely stand SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH, you know?
To be fair, we did watch the SABRINA cartoon show back in its day. And, okay! okay! when we were in elementary school we thought CLARISSA KNOWS IT ALL was sweet. (But that not only had Mel, it also featured some real writing.)