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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.9.2018

Posted February 12, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  WINTER OLYMPICS coverage adjusted to 6.5.  Elsewhere, the WHO SHOT BIGGIE & TUPAC? rerun gained 0.1 in final numbers.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s NBA doubleheader sandwiched the top 3 slots on Friday cable at 0.59/0.50.  On Discovery, a […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 2.11.2018

Posted February 12, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  An already familiar WINTER OLYMPICS story. 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). NBC:  WINTER OLYMPICS coverage had […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 2.11.2018

Posted February 11, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  FIFTY SHADES FREED (Perfect World/Universal) declined a mild 17% from Fifty Shades Darker to $38.8M, suggesting that Freed will end up around $95M in the US  That wouldn’t be great compared to roughly $150M in production/marketing costs, but the Fifty Shades franchise has always made the bulk of its revenue overseas, and that’s […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 2.11.2018

Posted February 11, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is a final look at the 2017 film slates by studio, including early 2018 dollars for films released later in 2017. We will start tracking the 2018 studio slates next week. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2018 to date is now +1% above last year and now +4% above […]

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The Sked: Saturday Network Scorecard 2.10.2018

Posted February 11, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

Past Winter Olympic Same Night (First Saturday) P18-49 live+same day ratings: 2014 Sochi 6.3, 2010 Vancouver 7.6, 2006 Turin 6.7, 2002 Salt Lake City 9.8 Last night’s fast national rating Winter Olympic should go up around +10% in the official live+same day nationals for NBC, and the TAD (Total Audience Delivery) which includes streaming should […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 2.9.2018

Posted February 10, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  The WINTER OLYMPICS were dominant, but down. 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 follows the […]

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EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “50 Shades Freed” Solid, “Peter Rabbit” OK, “15:17 To Paris” Slow

Posted February 10, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  Although still down steeply from Fifty Shades of Grey, FIFTY SHADES FREED (Perfect World/Universal) is opening on par with the initial sequel Fifty Shades Darker.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, Freed earned $18.4M on its first day (including $5.6M from Thursday night), down 14% from Darker, which could translate into a $40M weekend, […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.8.2018

Posted February 9, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

      NETWORK FINALS:  The WINTER OLYMPICS scratched out a 0.3 increase in adjusted finals, not much of a bump.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Even with the WINTER OLYMPICS on broadcast TV, sports led cable, with ESPN’s Duke vs. North Carolina COLLEGE BASKETBALL game on […]

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