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US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 9.20.2020

Posted September 20, 2020 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  The only wide opening of the week was the Christian-aimed action movie INFIDEL (Cloudburst), the first release from that studio.  The official estimate is $1.5M from 1724 theatres, or a bit less than $900 per-theatre for the weekend, but that number assumes a very strong Sunday, so we’ll see if it holds up.  […]

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US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 9.13.2020

Posted September 13, 2020 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  Even in a normal box office marketplace, a mild rom-com with no big-name stars like THE BROKEN HEARTS GALLERY (TriStar/Sony) probably wouldn’t have made much money, and it has both a low production budget and limited marketing costs going for it.  All that being said, though, there’s nothing about a $1.1M weekend at […]

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US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 9.6.2020

Posted September 6, 2020 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  The hugely-anticipated US opening box office numbers for TENET (Warners) turned out to be frustratingly opaque to interpret, and to the extent they were comprehensible, simply not very good.  (Let’s assume it was coincidental and not meta that some are saying the same about the film itself.)  Warners issued a grand total of […]

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US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 8.30.2020

Posted August 30, 2020 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  THE NEW MUTANTS (20th/TSG/Disney) was DOA long before the world was engulfed by a pandemic, repeatedly postponed as first 20th and then Disney tried to figure out what to do with it.  The only reason it’s having a theatrical release at all is that 20th’s pre-Disney co-financier TSG had the contractual right to […]

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The Return of Box Office – 8.23.2020

Posted August 23, 2020 by Mitch Salem

  What are we to make of the first meaningful box office numbers to come our way since March?  The area is a landscape of spin in the best of times, and these of course are not those.  Other than drive-ins, heatres remain closed in several major US markets (including both NY and LA), and […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 8.12.2020

Posted August 13, 2020 by Mitch Metcalf

  Steady finales. 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 comparisons follow the chart. […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7.17.2020

Posted July 18, 2020 by Mitch Metcalf

  Little effort from the networks. 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 follows the […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 3.22.2020 — On Hiatus

Posted March 22, 2020 by Mitch Metcalf

The weekly Year to Date Box Office Report & Worldwide Studio Scorecard will return when North American theaters reopen and studios resume wide releases. Coverage of broadcast and cable television ratings will continue as normal. ###

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