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INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS through March 11

Posted March 12, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

>John Carter joins the worldwide box office chart, ranked at #13 out of 44 wide-release films over the past three months.  We are currently estimating John Carter could total $75 million in North America, but the overseas total to date is already $70 million.  If the overseas total ends up around $125 million, the film […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 9.14.2017

Posted September 15, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  ABC’s TRUTH & LIES special and NBC’s rerun of CHICAGO FIRE fell 0.1 in final numbers.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL didn’t have a broadcast simulcast this week, giving NFL Network control of the night, with the […]

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2013: THE MOVIE YEAR TO COME (January – March)

Posted January 1, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  The rest of this slow week, as the studios bask in their holiday releases and the networks very gradually emerge from hibernation, we’re going to take a look at what 2013 has in store for us at the movies.  (April-June is here, July-September is here, and October-December is here.) Januaries are typically ugly for […]

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Weekend Box Office Predictions 3.4-6.2016

Posted March 2, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

Weekend #10 of 2016 is looking like $146 million for the top 12 films this weekend, above the norm for this weekend (see comparisons below). NEW FILMS THIS WEEKEND March 4-6, 2016 Critics Positive ($ millions) Opening Weekend Forecast Domestic Total Projection Overseas Total Projection Worldwide Total Projection Zootopia Dis PG 100% 67.0 225 375 600 London Has […]

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The Sked: Saturday Network Scorecard 9.1.2018

Posted September 2, 2018 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). PREVIOUS SATURDAY NETWORK SCORECARDS (FAST NATIONALS) PREVIOUS SATURDAY CABLE & BROADCAST NATIONALS […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 8/21/16

Posted August 21, 2016 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  The weekend’s tallest dwarf was WAR DOGS (RatPac/Warners) with a soft $14.3M start.  The 12% Saturday drop indicates that word of mouth isn’t great, and early international numbers are weak as well, with $6.5M in 31 markets.  War Dogs cost $125M+ in production and worldwide marketing, and it seems likely to add to […]

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UPDATED: THE SKED CABLE/NETWORK WEDNESDAY SCORECARD – 6/25/14

Posted June 26, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  NETWORK UPDATE:  MOTIVE crept up 0.1 to 0.8. WEDNESDAY CABLE:  The fall of DUCK DYNASTY (A&E) hasn’t reached bottom, as the show crumbled another 0.3 to 1.2, below FAMILY GUY and BIG BANG THEORY reruns.  Its companion show BIG SMO fell 0.1 to 0.7.  CATFISH (MTV) dropped 0.1 to 0.9.  On USA, SUITS and […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 100 Monday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 6.15.2015

Posted June 16, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

  NETWORK UPDATE:  The final game of the STANLEY CUP FINALS adjusted up by 0.2 to 2.8.  The only other adjustments were at CW, where as expected the baseball preemptions led to 0.1 reductions for each rerun. CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  No surprises at the top of Monday cable, which was led by VH1 and USA.  On […]

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