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Weekend Box Office Predictions 7.1-3.2016

Weekend #27 of 2016 forecasts for films opening wide and major returning films: NEW FILMS THIS WEEKEND July 1-3, 2016 Critics Positive ($ millions) Opening Weekend Forecast Four Day Fri-Sun Domestic Total Projection Overseas Total Projection Worldwide Total Projection Purge: Election Year Uni R 67% 23.0 28.5 65 45 110 The BFG Dis PG 71% […]

Final Bcast 2016 Jun TUE.28 Articles

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 6.28.2016

      NETWORK FINALS:  Both ZOO and the NCIS rerun fell 0.1 in final numbers.  In ZOO’s case, it settled at a 0.8 at 9:45PM and stayed that way for the rest of the broadcast.  CONTAINMENT, though, managed to stretch to a rounded-up 0.3.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart […]

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  It wasn’t quite feeding time at the ZOO. 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 […]

Zoo Reviews


  ZOO:  Tuesday 9PM on CBS Viewers who enjoyed the first dumb season of CBS’s ZOO last summer–and there were quite a few of them–should have little quarrel with Season 2.  In fact, based on the two-hour season premiere (Hour 1 written by Supervising Producer Matt Pitts and Producer Melissa Glenn; Hour 2 by Co-Executive […]

Dead of Summer Pilot Reports

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Dead of Summer”

  DEAD OF SUMMER:  Tuesday 9PM on Freeform – If Nothing Else Is On… Freeform’s DEAD OF SUMMER arrives with A-list auspices.  Two of its co-creators, Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz, are also the creators of Once Upon A Time (the remaining co-creator and series showrunner, Ian Goldberg, is a former Once writer/producer), and Horowitz […]

Final Bcast 2016 Jun MON.27 Articles

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 6.27.2016

        NETWORK FINALS:  The 8PM, 8:30PM and 9:30PM WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY reruns each lost 0.1 in final numbers after adjustment for local baseball preemptions.       Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Even SHARK WEEK couldn’t dislodge VH1 and USA from the top of Monday […]