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INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE through December 30

Posted December 30, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

Skyfall is still growing overseas, albeit at a slower rate.  But another $16 million this week puts the overseas total over$700 million and the worldwide total comfortably over $1 billion, joining Marvel’s The Avengers and The Dark Knight Rises in the 2012 Billion Dollar Club. The Hobbit: An Expected Journey vaulted $180 million overseas last week.  We […]

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The Sked: SATURDAY Ratings 2.21.2015

Posted February 22, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

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).

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THE SKED: FOX Joins the Backorder Brigade

Posted October 8, 2012 by Mitch Salem

  One trend of the early season seems to be networks willing to accept ratings from their newcomers that would have ensured cancellation just a few seasons ago.  Last week NBC gave a full-season order to The New Normal, which instantly rolled out a tepid 1.7 rating, and today it’s FOX’s turn.  THE MINDY PROJECT […]

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THE SKED’S THURSDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 6/19/12

Posted July 20, 2012 by Mitch Salem

  A new entry in the summer scripted brigade. TBS:  SULLIVAN & SON had a mediocre debut.  The first of its back-to-back episodes kicked off fairly well, just about even with the BIG BANG THEORY rerun that preceded it, both with 1.0 ratings in the demo and 2.5M total viewers (a bit over 50% of […]

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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “The Avengers”

Posted May 4, 2012 by Mitch Salem

  THE AVENGERS:  Worth A Ticket – A Fun Summer Movie, No More Or Less   It’s easy to forget that THE AVENGERS is, you know, a movie.  It’s perhaps the ultimate example of corporate intellectual property, bioengineered years in advance of its production by Marvel and that company’s recent owner Disney, like the spawn […]

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THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 2/14/12

Posted February 15, 2012 by Mitch Salem

>Viewers didn’t spend their Valentine’s Day evening watching network TV. ABC: The network pretty much left COUGAR TOWN to fend for itself in its season premiere, and it sank rather than swam. The only thing one can say about its anemic 1.8 start was that it held more than 80% of the 2.2 lead-in it […]

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INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE through May 19

Posted May 19, 2013 by Mitch Metcalf

Updated International Box Office numbers below.  Iron Man 3 moved up $72 million overseas in the past week, reaching over $700 million overseas to date.  If Iron Man 3 ends with, let’s say, $820 million overseas, the latest Marvel film will end with $1.24 billion: near The Avengers ($1.512 billion worldwide) and blowing past Iron Man ($585 million worldwide) and Iron Man 2 ($624 […]

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The Sked: Saturday Network Scorecard 8.24.2019

Posted August 25, 2019 by Mitch Metcalf

More distortions by local coverage of NFL Preseason games, especially on CBS and FOX. 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 […]

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