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SHOWBUZZDAILY MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 1.16.2017

Posted January 17, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

  Several series returned from their holiday recess. 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 and comparisons […]

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SCRE4M: Meta Boo!

Posted April 16, 2011 by Mitch Salem

> Watch It At Home;  The thrills are so postmodern, they don’t seem to be happening in the theater. When the original Scream arrived in 1996, the slaughtering-the-teenagers genre was already old enough to drive; the first Friday the 13th had opened more than 16 years before.  The conventions of the form were as well-worn […]

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Weekend Box Office Predictions 7.22-24.2016

Posted July 20, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

Weekend #30 of 2016 forecasts for films opening wide and major returning films: NEW FILMS THIS WEEKEND July 22-24, 2016 Critics Positive ($ millions) Opening Weekend Forecast Domestic Total Projection Overseas Total Projection Worldwide Total Projection Star Trek Beyond Par PG13 93% 66.5 195 255 450 Ice Age: Collision Course Fox PG 15% 35.5 120 […]

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Weekly Box Office Predictions

Posted March 16, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

The Weekly Box Office Predictions feature is on hiatus.

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Box Office Footnotes – 4/15/11

Posted April 16, 2011 by Mitch Salem

> Rio‘s domestic opening is a little soft, but the film has the advantage of facing no animated competition (aside from the minor Hoodwinked Too) until Kung Fu Panda 2 opens May 27. Plus it has its gangbuster foreign grosses to keep it warm. There is a great horror movie boxoffice story this season… Insidious, […]

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Weekend Box Office Predictions 12.18-20.2015

Posted December 16, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

Weekend #51 of 2015 is looking like an amazing $281 million for the top 12 films this weekend, reminiscent of another historic weekend six years ago (see comparisons below). Star Wars: The Force Awakens from Disney should open with $225 million Friday-Sunday. The film is on track for around $720 million domestic in its run. Overseas the film could bring in $1.2 billion, […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY 2019 GOLDEN GLOBES LIVE-BLOG

Posted January 6, 2019 by Mitch Salem

6:30 We’ve arrived at that strangest phenomenon of awards season, the night when we collectively grant the 88 nonentities of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (none of them filmmakers, many of them not even critics, and some of them of dubious principle) meaningful sway over the Academy Awards.  That will be even more true this […]

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The Death of Gofobo

Posted May 30, 2011 by Mitch Salem

> For many, the question will be:  what the hell is a Gofobo?  And to be sure, “death” is a bit hyperbolic–the Gofobo website has actually revamped itself into a Version 2.0 that’s taken a valuable website for movie fans and made it utterly useless.  But how?  And why? Gofobo was, until recently, a service […]

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