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SKEDBALL: Weekly Sports TV Ratings 4.8-4.14.2019

Posted April 16, 2019 by Mitch Metcalf

Here are the full week sports ratings for Monday April 8 through Sunday April 14, 2019.  Eligible programs include sporting events on broadcast and cable networks (minimum audience size 300K P2+ live+same day).  Programs are grouped by sport and ranked within each sport by P2+ audience size. For comparison, here is the similar chart for the same […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 4.12.2019

Posted April 15, 2019 by Mitch Salem

        NETWORK FINALS:  BLINDSPOT lost 0.1 in final numbers.  In addition, probably due to sports preemptions, the CW line-up was down across the board, by 0.2 at 8PM and by 0.1/0.1 at 8:30PM and 9PM.           Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s afternoon coverage […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4.14.2019

Posted April 15, 2019 by Mitch Metcalf

  A big rebound for AMERICAN IDOL. 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 […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office

Posted April 14, 2019 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  LITTLE (Legendary/Universal) led the weekend’s weak crop of newcomers with $15.5M, buoyed by a 15% Saturday bump.  That’s about 15% below the recent opening of What Men Want, which was aimed at a somewhat older audience, and suggests an OK $45M US total.  It had a limited overseas opening in 11 markets, where […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 4.14.2019

Posted April 14, 2019 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2019 film slates by studio. BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2019 is now -19% below last year’s comparable span (1 point worse than last week) and still -16% below the average for this point the past four years ($2.752 billion).  Over the same […]

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The Sked: Saturday Network Scorecard 4.13.2019

Posted April 14, 2019 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 – 4.12.2019

Posted April 13, 2019 by Mitch Metcalf

  FRESH OFF THE BOAT and SPEECHLESS ended their seasons quietly. 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: “Shazam” Leads Slow Weekend, “Little” OK, “Hellboy” Weak, “After” & “Missing Link” Dim

Posted April 13, 2019 by Mitch Salem

  SHAZAM (DC/New Line/Warners) is going to win a bleak weekend at the box office, and even it doesn’t have much to boast about.  Preliminary numbers at Deadline have it dropping 68% from last Friday to $6.6M, worse than the Friday-to-Friday drops for Wonder Woman (-59%) and Justice League (-57%).  A $23M weekend would put […]

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