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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.15.2019

Posted March 18, 2019 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  CBS had a bad night in adjustments (possibly due in part to local preemptions for College Basketball division tournaments), with BLUE BLOODS down 0.2, and both MACGYVER and HAWAII 5-0 down 0.1.  In addition, SPEECHLESS lost 0.1 in final numbers.           Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3.17.2019

Posted March 18, 2019 by Mitch Metcalf

  The NCAA Tournament is already helping CBS. 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 […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 3.17.2019

Posted March 17, 2019 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  For a movie aimed at children that isn’t a frontloaded franchise installment, WONDER PARK (Nickelodeon/Paramount) had an unimpressive 19% Saturday bump, and it emerged with a $16M weekend that won’t do it much good against production/marketing costs in the neighborhood of $200M–especially with Disney’s Dumbo just 2 weeks away.  The initial overseas results […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 3.17.2019

Posted March 17, 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 -21% below last year’s comparable span (3 points better than last week) and now -14% below the average for this point the past four years ($1.910 billion).  Over the same […]

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The Sked: Saturday Network Scorecard 3.16.2019

Posted March 17, 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 – 3.15.2019

Posted March 16, 2019 by Mitch Metcalf

  LAST MAN STANDING hit a low. 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 […]

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EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Captain Marvel” Unchallenged, “Wonder Park” & “Five Feet Apart” OK, “Captive State” DOA

Posted March 16, 2019 by Mitch Salem

  The other studios didn’t try very hard to compete with the second weekend of CAPTAIN MARVEL (Marvel/Disney), and the blockbuster will have no trouble repeating as #1 this week.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, the Friday-to-Friday drop was 70% (to $18.8M), which sounds like a lot, but is fairly standard for the genre.  […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.14.2019

Posted March 15, 2019 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  NBC and CBS were weirdly full of 0.1 declines in final numbers:  respectively for both episodes of FAM and the reruns of THE BIG BANG THEORY and SWAT; and for SUPERSTORE, AP BIO, WILL & GRACE and SVU.  In addition, for the 2nd consecutive week, FOR THE PEOPLE lost […]

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