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SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “American Crime”

  AMERICAN CRIME:  Thursday 10PM on ABC – Potential DVR Alert Recently, the broadcast networks have started kicking the tires of what we think of as “cable” oriented programming, by which we mean serialized, darker, more emotionally ambiguous and less genre-bound stories that require serious attention from viewers.  This kind of programming is against broadcast TV’s [...]

Top 25 Cable WED.4 Mar 2015 Articles

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Wednesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 3.4.2015

  NETWORK UPDATE:  EMPIRE was the only Wednesday show to grow from morning numbers, with an additional 0.1 that put its rating at an even more amazing 5.8.  Is there any doubt it’ll hit a 6 by its season finale in 2 weeks? Ratings in key demos for the Top 25 original cable telecasts (plus [...]

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  There’s no stopping EMPIRE. DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary key advertiser demographics (adult 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54 ratings), audience skews (women 18-49, men 18-49 and adults 50+ shares) and total viewership (thousands of people over the age of 2). Ratings analysis and comparisons follow the chart. [...]

csi cyber Midseason Premiere

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “CSI: Cyber”

  CSI:  CYBER – Wednesday 10PM on CBS – If Nothing Else Is On… Nobody tunes into a CSI show to be surprised.  The franchise has been spectacularly successful for CBS, and even now, 15 years into its run, the mothership series does a fair number each week (better than Battle Creek, which replaced it [...]

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Weekend Box Office Predictions 3.6-8.2015

Weekend #10 of 2015 is looking like $93 million for the top 12 films this weekend, significantly below the normal volume for this weekend (see track below). Opening at around 3,000 theaters Friday (slightly above the 2,886 average theater count for opening weekends the last two years), Chappie from Sony should average $7,300 per theater for [...]

Top 25 Cable TUE.3 Mar 2015 Articles

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Tuesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 3.3.2015

  NETWORK UPDATE:  CHICAGO FIRE lost 0.1 in final numbers, as did the PERSON OF INTEREST rerun, while the rerun of NCIS: NEW ORLEANS gained a tenth. Ratings in key demos for the Top 25 original cable telecasts (plus a few other lower-rated but noteworthy programs): ESPN’s COLLEGE BASKETBALL game eked out a narrow victory [...]