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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 8.16.2019

        NETWORK FINALS:  Once again, local NFL PRESEASON games shook up the preliminary ratings.  Since the night was mostly reruns, there’s no need for detailed analysis.  Here’s the summary:  there were 0.2 drops for BH90210, MASTERS OF ILLUSION and AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR, and 0.1 drops for AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE, FRESH OFF THE BOAT, […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 8.18.2019

  BIG BROTHER outrated preseason NFL football. 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 […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 8.18.2019

  OPENINGS:  GOOD BOYS (Good Universe/Universal) easily led the weekend with $21M, a solid start for a comedy that probably had production/marketing costs under $75M.  It was somewhat frontloaded with a 12% Saturday drop, but summer Sundays have been running strong this year, so it should still have a fair weekend multiple.  Good Boys has […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 8.18.2019

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2019 film slates by studio. BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2019 is now -6% below last year’s comparable span (one point worse than last week) and now -1% below this point the past four years ($6.912 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood […]

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The Sked: Saturday Network Scorecard 8.17.2019

Note: NFL Preseason pre-emptions continue, especially on CBS Saturday. 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). PREVIOUS […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 8.16.2019

Note: Friday numbers are again inflated slightly by a few pre-emptions on most networks for NFL PRESEASON games. 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 […]