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SHOWBUZZDAILY THURSDAY “HUNGER GAMES” WATCH

Posted March 30, 2012 by Mitch Salem

> THE HUNGER GAMES ended its first week of release with a $189.9M total that was the 7th highest in history.  That result was exceeded only by the blockbuster summer sequels The Dark Knight, Transformers:  Revenge of the Fallen, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, Pirates of the Caribbean:  Dead Man’s Chest, Spider-Man […]

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SKEDBALL: Weekly Sports TV Ratings 8.19-8.25.2019

Posted August 27, 2019 by Mitch Metcalf

Here are the full week sports ratings for Monday August 19 through Sunday August 25, 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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NIELSENWAR: The CBS Fall Schedule

Posted May 13, 2015 by Mitch Salem

  CBS doesn’t typically cultivate daring in its fall schedules, but this year it’s making one exception.  Here’s a quick look (new shows are in ALL CAPS, new timeslots are in italics): MONDAY Sept-Oct 8PM:  The Big Bang Theory 8:30PM:  LIFE IN PIECES Nov 8PM:  SUPERGIRL 9PM:  Scorpion 10PM:  NCIS: LA Running Supergirl against Gotham isn’t as […]

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The Sked: Tuesday Network Scorecard 7.25.2017

Posted July 26, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  SOMEWHERE BETWEEN isn’t anywhere good. 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 follow the […]

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SBD AWARDWATCH: Comedy Emmys

Posted September 20, 2012 by Mitch Salem

  Yesterday, we looked at the major Movies/Miniseries categories at Sunday’s Emmy Awards.  Today it’s time for the season’s honored comedies: COMEDY SERIES “The Big Bang Theory” (CBS) “Curb Your Enthusiasm” (HBO) “Girls” (HBO) “Modern Family” (ABC) “30 Rock” (NBC) “Veep” (HBO) WILL WIN: MODERN FAMILY, unexcitinglyfor the third year in a row–more from a process […]

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The Sked: Monday Week 2 Ratings

Posted October 2, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

NBC Monday is no fluke, with The Voice holding steady (not surprising) and Revolution hanging in there (more surprising).  CBS is suddenly incredibly mediocre on this once-proud night, ABC has slid to banality, and FOX has sunk to irrelevance on the first night of the week. Unlike last week, ESPN’s Monday Night Football does not have a market-related impact […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY @ SUNDANCE REVIEW: “Middle of Nowhere”

Posted January 29, 2012 by Mitch Salem

  MIDDLE OF NOWHERE, which won the Sundance US Dramatic Directing award for Ava DuVernay last night, is in no rush.  The films moves with deliberation as it establishes its leading character and her difficult situation:  Ruby (Emayatzy E. Corinealdi) isn’t a single mom, but she might as well be, with husband Derek (Omari Hardwick) […]

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THE BIJOU: Harry Potter – House Cup to Gryffindor

Posted August 9, 2011 by Mitch Salem

> Box Office Mojo reports that with Monday’s receipts counted, HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS (PART 2) has moved ahead of TRANSFORMERS:  DARK OF THE MOON, $344.9M to $344.7M, to become the top-grossing film in the US for 2011.  (Since Harry is earlier in its run and will be losing theatres more slowly, it […]

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