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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.15.2021

Posted January 19, 2021 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  There was a significant adjustment (to the next tenth) for WWE SMACKDOWN.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s NBA doubleheader led Friday cable at 0.70/0.50.  Cable news was topped by CNN’s 1PM hour at 0.42/0.54/2.5M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 1.18.2021

Posted January 19, 2021 by Mitch Metcalf

  A solid season premiere for ALL AMERICAN. 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 […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 1.17.2021

Posted January 18, 2021 by Mitch Metcalf

  The NFL PLAYOFFS stomped everything else. 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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Ratings Delays Due to MLK Holiday

Posted January 17, 2021 by Mitch Metcalf

The MLK holiday will cause delays for national television ratings (live+same day cable and broadcast) for several days.  As a rule of thumb, national holidays that close banks, stock markets or post offices also impact Nielsen ratings. Expect similar delays for Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s. This […]

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US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 1.17.2021

Posted January 17, 2021 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  THE MARKSMAN (Open Road) allows Liam Neeson to lay claim to being the most prolific movie star of the pandemic, following on the releases of Honest Thief and the smaller-scale Made In Italy.  Despite a holiday weekend opening, Marksman‘s 3-day $3.2M start is below the $4.1M for Honest Thief, with a 4-day total […]

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The Sked: Saturday Network Scorecard 1.16.2021

Posted January 17, 2021 by Mitch Metcalf

Note: The preliminary numbers below for NBC contain viewing the Baltimore-Buffalo NFL Divisional playoff game in most of the country (the roughly 75% of the country living in the Eastern and Central time zones). The preliminary NBC numbers below contain viewing of local programming in the West. The official nationals next week will synchronize the […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 1.15.2021

Posted January 16, 2021 by Mitch Metcalf

  For no clear reason, a strong night for CW. 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). […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.14.2021

Posted January 15, 2021 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  There were significant adjustments (to the next tenth) for CELEBRITY WHEEL OF FORTUNE, THE CHASE, STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, and the reruns of YOUNG SHELDON and MOM.          Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  It was another big night for CNN, this time […]

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