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EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Ouija” Frightening Enough For the Win

  With Halloween, a traditionally slow moviegoing day, falling on Friday next week, this is the de facto Halloween movie weekend, which left a clear path for the low-budget OUIJA (Universal).  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, it pulled in $8M on Friday (including over $900K from Thursday night), which should take it to a [...]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Thursday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 10.23.2014

  NETWORK UPDATE:  There were no changes from this morning’s numbers.  The CBS portion of THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL adjusted to 5.3, up 1.2 from last week’s final network number. Ratings in key demos for the Top 25 original cable telecasts (plus a few other lower-rated but noteworthy programs): The NFL Network piece of THURSDAY NIGHT [...]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 10.23.2014

  CBS’s season of THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL ended with a bang. 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 [...]

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SKEDBALL: World Series Ratings through Game 2

Game 2 of the World Series Wednesday night on FOX averaged a 3.4 adult 18-49, matching Game 1′s young adult rating.  Actually, if we look at the rating to two decimal places rather than the archaic one-tenth of a rating point, Game 2 (3.40) is slightly ahead of Game 1 (3.38).  But any reasonable person [...]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Wednesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 10.22.2014

  NETWORK UPDATE:  WORLD SERIES GAME 2, just like Game 1, adjusted up by half a point to 3.4 in final numbers.  That is at least closer to last year’s Game 2 final number, which was 3.6.  Elsewhere, CRIMINAL MINDS gained 0.1, as did THE MIDDLE, THE GOLDBERGS and MODERN FAMILY, but BLACK-ISH lost 0.1.  [...]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 10.22.2014

  The World Series is 0 for 2. 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 [...]