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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 9.23.2016

      NETWORK FINALS:  HAWAII 5-0 gained 0.1 in final numbers, but both the new and rerun episodes of MASTERS OF ILLUSION lost the same.           Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Lifetime led another slow Friday on cable, as THE RAP GAME rose 0.03 to […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 9.25.2016

  Not a good night for anyone. 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 follow […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Secrets & Lies”

  SECRETS & LIES – Sunday 9PM on ABC – Change the Channel Everything about the return of ABC’s SECRETS & LIES feels a bit off.  Even the scheduling of the quasi-anthology series (different stories and characters, except for the connecting presence of Juliette Lewis as stern lead detective Andrea Cornell) is odd–the series took […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 9/25/16

  OPENINGS:  It was important for THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN (Village Roadshow/MGM/Columbia/Sony) to hit the $35M that the studio is currently claiming, because that puts it slightly over the two obvious comparisons:  the $34.1M for the last Denzel Washington/Antoine Fuqua collaboration The Equalizer, and the $34.5M just a few weeks ago for Sully, a film similarly […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 9.25.2016

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Updated look at 2016 by studio.   YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2016 to date is still +4% above last year and still +5% above the average for this point the past four years ($7.371 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have grossed almost $19.7 billion worldwide when we […]

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The Sked: Saturday Ratings 9.24.2016

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). ###