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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 2.16.2020

  OPENINGS:  A Friday Valentines Day that leads into a long holiday weekend is a bonanza for Hollywood, and the movie that cleaned up the most was SONIC THE HEDGEHOG (Paramount), with a remarkable $57M over the 3-day weekend and $68M with Monday.  That’s the biggest opening ever for a videogame-based property, and it gives […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 2.16.2020

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is a first look at the 2020 film slates by studios (films entering wide release in the 2020 calendar year). BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2020 is now +14% above last year’s comparable span but -7% below this point averaged over the past four years ($1.110 billion).  Over […]

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The Sked: Saturday Network Scorecard 2.15.2020

NOTE: Both NBC and FOX sports programming last night were broadcast live in the Pacific Time Zone. That western viewing is not reflected in the fast nationals below and will be added to the official nationals for Saturday next week.  DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary live+same day […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 2.14.2020

  BLUE BLOODS returned from a month off. DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary live+same day 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 […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.13.2020

        NETWORK FINALS:  There were no changes from the preliminary Thursday ratings.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  TNT’s NBA doubleheader was at 0.52/0.39.  On A&E, THE FIRST 48 dipped 0.04 to 0.36, 60 DAYS IN lost 0.02 to 0.31, and ALASKA PD was […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 2.13.2020

  Small changes. DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary live+same day 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. […]