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THE SKED NETWORK SCORECARD – 10/11/13

Posted October 12, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  A few Thursday footnotes before the dreary Friday numbers.  NBC, with a 1.1 primetime average, not only tied its all-time in-season low for a Thursday without reruns, it was in 7th place among all networks, behind not just ABC, CBS, FOX and Univision, but also NFL Network and TBS (and it tied the 8PM […]

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THE SKED PILOT REPORT: PREMIERING TONIGHT – ABC’s “Revenge”

Posted September 21, 2011 by Mitch Salem

> Disclaimer:  Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall.  Pilots are often reedited and rescored, and in some cases even recast or reshot.  So these critiques shouldn’t be taken as full reviews, but rather as a guide to the general style and content of the […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 4.6.2020

Posted April 7, 2020 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  MANIFEST lost 0.1 in final numbers.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  USA’s WWE telecast was at 0.78/0.69/0.64 compared to last week’s 0.63/0.61/0.51, and BRIARPATCH was up 0.03 to 0.16.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s THE STORY at 0.77/1.08/5.5M, […]

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INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS October 9

Posted October 9, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

> Overseas, The Smurfs film continues to do solid business and is closing in on two more benchmarks: $400 million overseas (only $7 million to go) and $550 million worldwide ($13 million to go).  $550 million is important because that would match Cars 2, which it now looks like it can pass. DreamWorks and Disney’s […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 12.18.2017

Posted December 19, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  A solid start for a new game show. 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 […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.15.2020

Posted March 17, 2020 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  60 MINUTES gained 0.1 in final numbers.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  The increased number of people stuck at home didn’t help all shows.  On HBO, the season premiere of WESTWORLD arrived at 0.29, down a steep 0.60 from its […]

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Holiday Weekend Box Office Scorecard Update – 2/17/14

Posted February 17, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  The Robo-turtle very nearly stole the race from the rom-com hare, as ABOUT LAST NIGHT (Screen Gems/Sony) continued its post-Valentine’s Day slowdown, falling another 39% on Sunday to $4.9M and now projected to total $28.5M over the 4-day weekend.  That’s still a fine number for a moderately-budgeted movie, but not the breakout hit […]

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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 6.10.2018

Posted June 10, 2018 by Mitch Salem

  OPENINGS:  OCEAN’S EIGHT (Village Roadshow/Warners) had a $41.5M weekend, the highest of the Ocean’s movies by a bit (not adjusting for inflation).  The only point of concern is that it’s the first Ocean’s movie to drop on Saturday (by 4%, where the others had risen 6-17%), although that may only reflect the fact that […]

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