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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 100 Tuesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 5.19.2015

Posted May 20, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

  NETWORK UPDATE:  THE FLASH and THE VOICE had 0.1 bumps for their season finales, as did the first hour of HELL’S KITCHEN, but IZOMBIE lost 0.1. CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Sports crowded the top of Tuesday cable, with ESPN’s NBA PLAYOFFS Golden State/Houston game at 2.89, and the NBA DRAFT LOTTERY at 1.47, as well as NBC Sports […]

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THE SKED: TUESDAY — Early Results

Posted September 14, 2011 by Mitch Salem

>NBC’s Parenthood premiered last night to a 2.3 Adult 18-49 rating in the fast nationals.  This is down 36% from the America’s Got Talent lead-in and down 15% from last season’s premiere episode.  The 2.3 is right at our projected program average for originals this Fall. Over at the mini-network The CW, 90210 returned to the schedule […]

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WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS September 21-23

Posted September 19, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

This weekend will be respectable — the top 12 films should total around $93 million, very typical for this weekend most years, although down 13% from last year when Moneyball and Dolphin Tale both opened.  Four films from very different genres open this weekend, none of which should break out significantly.  Also, The Master expands […]

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WEEKDAY BOX OFFICE UPDATE APR 25-26:

Posted April 27, 2011 by Mitch Salem

>The magic number for mid-week box office (Monday-Tuesday combined) is 20% of the opening weekend, an indicator of better than average long-term playability.  Based on Monday-Tuesday’s numbers, Madea’s Big Happy Family fell short of this benchmark, while Water for Elephants and African Cats hit the mark. During its first Monday-Tuesday in release (April 25-26), Tyler […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 8.20.2015

Posted August 21, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

  NOTE:  NBC, ABC and FOX all had exhibition football preemptions in various markets, so their numbers may shift in finals this afternoon. 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) […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 100 Tuesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 8.11.2015

Posted August 12, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

  NETWORK UPDATE:  ZOO and the rerun LAST MAN ON EARTH gained 0.1 in final numbers, while HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT declined by the same amount. CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Last night’s PRETTY LITTLE LIARS wasn’t just the midseason finale, but a hugely-hyped hour that promised major plot revelations.  The result was a bonanza for ABCFamily, as PRETTY wasn’t just […]

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NIELSENWAR 2014-15 Trailer Review: CW’s “The Flash”

Posted May 15, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  (NOTE:  as of Thursday afternoon, CW had only released a 30-second teaser for its new JANE THE VIRGIN, and nothing at all for midseason shows iZOMBIE and THE MESSENGERS.  We’ll post reviews of the rest of the network’s trailers as soon as they’re available.) THE FLASH:  Tuesday 8PM on CW THE FACTS:  Viewers of […]

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WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS November 11-13

Posted November 10, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Adam Sandler opens Jack and Jill this weekend, and it will be an uphill battle for it to displace Puss in Boots from the top of the box office.  Immortals will be challenging Jack and Jill for the second spot on the chart.  Box office volume for the weekend will probably be up around 6% […]

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