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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: July 8 Update

Posted July 8, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Through Thursday, Team Metcalf has pulled within $400,000 of Team Salem in the first annual ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft.  Another weekend of Transformers: Dark of the Moon (around $45 million) and two new comedies (each around $25 million) should put Metcalf about $90 million up by Sunday.  As we have discussed before, that should be […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: July 4 Update

Posted July 4, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Through Monday, July 4, Team Metcalf has pulled within $60 million of Team Salem.  Metcalf will enjoy another few weeks of Transformers: Dark of the Moon and two more marginal openings before Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 on July 15 puts Salem back in the driver’s seat.  Next update on Friday.

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: July 1 Update

Posted July 1, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Through Thursday, the gap between Team Salem and Metcalf has been reduced to about $172 million.  Look for Transformers: Dark of the Moon to add another $100-105 million through Monday, while Larry Crowne should garner around $20 million.  Now if only Zookeeper and Horrible Bosses were runaway hits, Team Metcalf might be able to withstand […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: June 27 Update

Posted June 28, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>As Dandy Don Meredith used to sing on ABC’s Monday Night Football, “Turn out the lights, the party’s over.”  It’s looking grim for Team Metcalf as Team Salem’s lead remains a hefty $239 million.  The gap between Cars 2 and Bad Teacher was simply too narrow for Metcalf to pick up any significant ground this […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: June 24 Update

Posted June 24, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Here are the latest Summer Movie Draft results (through Thursday).  Not much change from the last update on Monday — Salem is pounding Metcalf with a $247 million lead.  This weekend two new movies join the rankings: Cars 2 (Metcalf) and Bad Teacher (Salem).     

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: June 20 Update

Posted June 20, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Well, it’s officially a rout.  Team Salem has built a whopping $225 million lead, even with the under-performance of Green Lantern.  If Team Metcalf is going to get back into this contest, Cars 2 better behave like a high-end Pixar film and Transformers: Dark of the Moon needs to be a mega-hit.  Next update on […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT June 17 Update

Posted June 17, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

> It’s not looking good for Team Metcalf, which is about $160 million behind Team Salem in the first annual ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft.  And it’s not going to get any better this weekend.  Even if Salem’s Green Lantern does not light the world on fire, Metcalf’s Mr Popper’s Penguins will do worse.  If Metcalf […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: June 13 Update

Posted June 13, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

> Team Salem has taken a commanding lead in the first annual ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft.  Team Metcalf will get back in the game with his #3 pick at the end of June (Cars 2) and two movies July 1, including his #1 selection (Transformers: Dark of the Moon).  Then Salem’s #1 pick (the final […]

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