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SKEDBALL: Weekly Sports TV Ratings 7.8-7.14.2019

Here are the full week sports ratings for Monday July 8 through Sunday July 14, 2019.  Eligible programs include sporting events on broadcast and cable networks (minimum audience size 300K P2+ live+same day).  Programs are grouped by sport and ranked within each sport by P2+ audience size. For comparison, here is the similar chart for the same […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 7.12.2019

        NETWORK FINALS:  There were no changes from the preliminary Friday ratings.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  A&E’s LIVE PD led Friday cable, down 0.17 from its last regular airing on June 21.  Nickelodeon’s SPONGEBOB was at 0.37 (plus a simulcast on TeenNick […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7.14.2019

  A dip for CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD. 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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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 7.11.2019

      NETWORK FINALS:  MASTERCHEF gained 0.1 in final numbers.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  TLC’s DR PIMPLE POPPER returned in triumph, topping Thursday cable at 0.67, with a pre-show hour at 0.33, and an UNTOLD STORIES OF THE ER lead-out at 0.28.  MTV’s JERSEY […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 7.14.2019

  OPENINGS:  CRAWL (Paramount) may be an example of a studio outsmarting itself.  Paramount held no critics screenings, presumably because disdain was expected, and thus was unable to create any advance buzz around a response that turned out to be remarkably enthusiastic (88% on Rotten Tomatoes).  The result was a tepid $12M opening, and since […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 7.14.2019

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 still -8% below last year’s comparable span (one point better than two weeks ago) and now -1% below this point the past four years ($5.728 billion).  Over the same period, […]