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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 11/23/14

  OPENINGS:  It’s official:  THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART I (Lionsgate) opened to $123M in the US, down 20% from the first Hunger Games and down 23% from Catching Fire.  That’s still the #1 opening of the year by 23% (beating Transformers: Age of Extinction), and the 15th biggest opening ever, but there’s no way [...]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 11.23.2014

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD. Scroll down for domestic and overseas grosses for each film individually so far in 2014. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2014 is still running -5% behind last year and -3% below the average for this point the past four years ($8.653 billion).  Over the same period, [...]

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Weekend Studio Estimates 11.21-23.2014

Based on Friday’s grosses, weekend #47 of 2014 now looks like $187 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, down from yesterday’s estimate ($194 million) and now basically even with the norm for this weekend ($186 million) and down a sizable -14% from the same weekend last year. Opening at 4,151 theaters, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay [...]

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The Sked: SATURDAY Ratings 11.22.2014

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).  

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SHOWBUZZDAILY Review: “Saturday Night Live” With Cameron Diaz

  Cameron Diaz has had an extremely busy year, already starring in the hit The Other Woman and the flop Sex Tape, and with a featured role in the rebooted Annie (as Miss Hannigan) still to come.  Her promotional duties on the latter brought her to SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE tonight, where like most hosts she [...]

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EARLY WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: “Mockingjay” Flight Steadies On Saturday

  THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART I (Lionsgate) stabilized on Saturday, according to preliminary box office figures at Deadline.  The Day 2 drop was 23%, slightly better than the 25-26% Saturday drops for The Hunger Games and Catching Fire.  However, at $42.1M, Mockingjay‘s Saturday was still considerably below the $50.4M/$52.6M of its predecessors, and it’s [...]