In The Spotlight

Final Cable 2016 Jul WED.27 Articles

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 7.27.2016

      NETWORK FINALS:  All of the networks saw bumps in their DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION coverage:  NBC and CBS each by 0.2 (to 0.9/0.6 respectively), and ABC by 0.1 (to 0.8).  In addition, BIG BROTHER, AMERICA’S GOT TALENT and the 8PM GOLDBERGS and BLACK-ISH reruns gained 0.1, while AMERICAN GOTHIC, THE NIGHT SHIFT and […]

DNC 2016 logo Articles

Democratic National Convention Ratings: 2016 Night 3

Night 3 of the Democratic National Convention (President Obama, Senator Tim Kaine and VP Joe Biden speaking) attracted 23.7 million viewers 2+ across the three broadcast networks and three major cable new channels, down 1.1 million from Night 2 (but that is a fairly typical decline for the DNC on Night 3).  In contrast, the RNC […]

TV test pattern large Articles


  Night 3 of the DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION dipped, resulting in a 0.7 tie between NBC and ABC, with CBS still trailing at 0.4. 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+ […]

Wayward Pines Reviews

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Wayward Pines”

  Season 2 of FOX’s WAYWARD PINES wouldn’t have felt out of place on Syfy, and that’s not a compliment.  Season 1 had a strong cast (Matt Dillon, Carla Gugino, Toby Jones, Juliette Lewis) and a clever twist, revealed halfway through:  the bucolic yet sinister titular town was actually the last outpost of humanity, its […]

Boxoffice Logo4 Articles

Weekend Box Office Predictions 7.29-31.2016

Weekend #31 of 2016 forecasts for films opening wide and major returning films: NEW FILMS THIS WEEKEND July 29-31, 2016 Critics Positive ($ millions) Opening Weekend Forecast Domestic Total Projection Overseas Total Projection Worldwide Total Projection Jason Bourne Uni PG13 59% 53.5 155 245 400 Bad Moms STX R n/a 26.5 85 35 120 Nerve […]

Final Cable 2016 Jul TUE.26 Articles

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 7.26.2016

        NETWORK FINALS:  Lots of adjustments today.  THE BACHELORETTE and AMERICA’S GOT TALENT each gained 0.1 in final numbers, as did CBS’s coverage of the DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION.  However, NBC’s Convention coverage, COUPLED, both episodes of WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY and ZOO all lost the same.           […]