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EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “The Meg” Chews On Expectations, “Slender Man” Low, “BlacKkKlansman” OK

Posted August 11, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  THE MEG (Gravity/Warners) appears to be having the opposite box office experience from what we’ve come to associate with US/China action movies.  In the US, it’s overperforming, perhaps helped by a calendar slot a week after Discovery’s yearly Shark Week:  preliminary numbers at Deadline estimate opening day at $16.5M ($4M from Thursday night), which […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 8.9.2018

Posted August 10, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  As we noted this morning, due to the many adjustments for NFL telecasts, we’re going to ignore preliminary ratings and compare finals to finals. ABC:  THE GONG SHOW held at 0.4, and MATCH GAME was steady at 0.6 with its last new episode 2 weeks ago.  Even after adjustment, […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 8.9.2018

Posted August 10, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  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). COMPARISONS TO SIMILAR NIGHTS: Preliminary adult 18-49 ratings versus the same […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 8.8.2018

Posted August 9, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  BIG BROTHER gained 0.1 in final numbers.           Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  The horsemen of the Apocalypse continued to ride, as TLC’s DR PIMPLE POPPER kept its Wednesday cable throne, down 0.04 to 0.59.  On VH1, BLACK INK CREW gained […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 8.8.2018

Posted August 9, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  Add CMA FEST to the list of yearly specials with hefty ratings drops. 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 […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 8.7.2018

Posted August 8, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  BEAT SHAZAM gained 0.1 in final numbers, while MAKING IT and THE OUTPOST lost the same.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  USA’s WWE SMACKDOWN led Tuesday cable, down 0.02 to 0.73, with MIZ & MRS up a tick to 0.47, […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 8.7.2018

Posted August 8, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  A significant drop for the premiere of BACHELOR IN PARADISE. 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 […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 8.6.2018

Posted August 7, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  ELEMENTARY lost 0.1 in final numbers.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  On AMC, the season premiere of BETTER CALL SAUL was at 0.56, down 0.14 (a reasonable 20%) from 2017, but LODGE 49 had an unpromising start at 0.17. VH1’s […]

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