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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 100 Friday Cable Originals (& Network Scorecard): 4.24.2015

  NETWORK UPDATE:  BRUCE JENNER – THE INTERVIEW held its 5.2 in final Friday numbers, although lead-in SHARK TANK gained 0.1.  As expected, CW’s numbers went down once baseball preemptions were adjusted out, with 0.1 drops for CEDRIC’S BARBER BATTLE and WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY, and an 0.2 drop for THE MESSENGERS, which put […]

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  SECRETS & LIES is making a convincing case for itself to stick around. 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 […]

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SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 4.25-26.2015

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday April 25 and Sunday April 26, 2015. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television population. Click here for a look at sports ratings from the same weekend last year. NBA Playoffs […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 4/26/15

  OPENINGS:  Playing in 44 markets that represent a bit over half the world (and not including China), AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON (Marvel/Disney) has already romped to $201.2M in advance of its US opening.  International comparisons are tricky, due to variations in release pattern and exchange rates, but Disney claims this puts Ultron 44% ahead […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 4.26.2015

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Universal remains #1 by far and the only studio to show significant growth thanks to the Furious 7 juggernaut overseas.   YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2015 to date is now +3% above last year and +7% above the average for this point the past four years ($2.639 billion). […]

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Weekend Studio Estimates 4.24-26.2015

Based on Friday’s grosses, weekend #17 of 2015 looks like $88 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, better than it looked yesterday ($81 million) but still below the norm for this weekend.  A solid Saturday lifted the weekend estimates for most films at least somewhat, but the weekend rankings did not change materially. Opening at […]