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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 03.26.2017

Posted March 26, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  The news was good and bad for POWER RANGERS (Lionsgate).  Its US opening was very solid at $40.5M (even if that number turns out to be a bit overstated, with an ambitious Sunday estimate).  But it carries at least $200M in production/marketing costs, and to reach profit, it also needs to be strong […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 3.26.2017

Posted March 26, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2017 film slates by studio.   YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2017 to date is now +11% above last year and now +24% above the average for this point the past four years ($2.082 billion).  Over the same period, Hollywood films have […]

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The Sked: Saturday Ratings 3.25.2017

Posted March 26, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

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 FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3.24.2017

Posted March 25, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

  Basketball. 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 follows the chart. CBS:  The night’s NCAA TOURNAMENT […]

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EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Beauty” Still The Beast, “Power Rangers” Solid, “Life” Weak, “Chips” DOA

Posted March 25, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  Despite a trio of new entries as competition, BEAUTY & THE BEAST (Disney) wasn’t expected to have any trouble staying in control of its 2d weekend, and it didn’t.  Preliminary numbers at Deadline have Friday at $21.2M, down 67% from opening day last week.  That’s only an OK hold, compared to the drops of […]

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SKEDBALL: March Madness TV Ratings through Second Thursday

Posted March 24, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

Updated ratings for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament through the second Thursday of March Madness (the first night of the Regional Semifinals). Two games have been added to the CBS averages, and two games have been added to the TBS average. CBS is now averaging over 6.0 million viewers 2+ for the tournament to date […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.23.2017

Posted March 24, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  The CBS NCAA TOURNAMENT games adjusted to 2.0/2.1 (1.96/2.09 in less-rounded form).  Elsewhere, the rerun of TRIAL & ERROR and the 8PM rerun of SUPERNATURAL each fell 0.1.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  The NCAA TOURNAMENT was unsurprisingly dominant on […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3.23.2017

Posted March 24, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

  The night was a bout between basketball and soaps. 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 […]

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