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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 10.19.2018

Posted October 22, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  LAST MAN STANDING gained 0.1 in final numbers.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  It was another big night for sports.  Fox Sports 1’s NLCS game dominated Friday cable at 1.47, and ESPN’s NBA doubleheader was at 0.92/0.93.  A&E’s LIVE PD […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 10.21.2018

Posted October 22, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  CW’s line-up dropped, but remained strongly compatible. 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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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 10.21.2018

Posted October 21, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  HALLOWEEN (Blumhouse/Miramax/Universal) was front-loaded, with a Saturday drop that hit 18%, but that only prevented it from setting records, not from being a giant hit at $77.5M for the weekend.  That instantly makes it the highest-grossing entry in the 40-year old Halloween franchise (not adjusting for inflation).  With one more weekend before the […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 10.21.2018

Posted October 21, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2018 film slates by studio. The studio totals also include 2018 dollars for films released in late 2017. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2018 to date is now +11% above last year and now +12% above the average for this point […]

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The Sked: Saturday Network Scorecard 10.20.2018

Posted October 21, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

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). PREVIOUS SATURDAY NETWORK SCORECARDS (FAST NATIONALS) PREVIOUS SATURDAY CABLE & […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 10.19.2018

Posted October 20, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

  LAST MAN STANDING is following the pattern of past reboots. 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 […]

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EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Halloween” Bloodthirsty, “The Hate U Give” Soft, “A Star Is Born” Stays Strong

Posted October 20, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  A piece of beloved genre IP that gets rave reviews is hard to beat, and the newest iteration of HALLOWEEN (Blumhouse/Miramax/Universal) is headed toward a huge opening.  Preliminary numbers at Deadline put Friday at $33M ($7.7M from Thursday night), and even allowing for the typical front-loading of sequels and horror movies, that should mean […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 10.18.2018

Posted October 19, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  THE BIG BANG THEORY and SUPERSTORE gained 0.1 in final numbers.  In addition, THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL adjusted to 2.8, down 1.9 from last week’s game.           Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Another big night for sports was led by TBS’s ALCS […]

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