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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.20.2017

Posted January 23, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  LAST MAN STANDING gained 0.1 in final numbers.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart   CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Fox News naturally dominated cable on Inauguration Day, with every one of the Top 11 telecasts, topped by 1.80/11M for the noon hour when the oath of office […]

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THE SKED: It’s Official – Leno Hands Over the “Tonight Show” Pink Slip to Jimmy Fallon

Posted April 3, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  Well, as TONIGHT SHOW transitions go, this one was relatively painless (so far).  NBC announced today what’s been an open secret for weeks:  in Spring 2014 (specific date TBD), after what’s sure to be an extensive promotional launch during the 2014 Winter Olympics, possession of the Tonight Show desk will pass from Jay Leno […]

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THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 1/8/12

Posted January 9, 2012 by Mitch Salem

> NBC comes face-to-face with its post-football Sunday. NBC:  No doubt the network thought that whatever the quality of its new series version of John Grisham’s THE FIRM (and that quality is quite bad), name value alone would bring it an audience.  Well, not so much:  its disastrous 1.4 put it in last place for […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY OSCAR WATCH: The Directors Guild Nominations

Posted January 8, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  It wasn’t a great morning for the Weinstein Company, which saw both of its major candidates rejected by the Directors Guild of America in that organization’s nominations, the last to be announced before Thursday morning’s Oscar unveilings.  The DGA chose: Ben Affleck, ARGO Kathryn Bigelow, ZERO DARK THIRTY Tom Hooper, LES MISERABLES Ang Lee, […]

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THE SKED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’S FALL 2011/12 TUESDAY TV SCHEDULE

Posted May 13, 2011 by Mitch Salem

> Welcome to ShowbuzzDaily’s coverage of the upcoming TV schedules for the 2011/12 TV season!  Above you see our guide to what to expect on Tuesday nights this Fall:  the numbers are our projected Adults 18-49 ratings for each show; the capitalized titles are the new shows; and italics are for shows changing their time […]

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THE SKED NIELSENWAR – WEEK 2

Posted October 8, 2012 by Mitch Salem

  We’ve had a second week of ratings to examine, and it’s time once again to ask:  How goes the war?  And what do we know now that we didn’t know a week ago? ANYTHING OVER 1.5 IS THE NEW 2.5.  NBC and FOX have given back orders to a total of 5 shows (REVOLUTION, […]

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Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 11.23.2014

Posted November 23, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD. Scroll down for domestic and overseas grosses for each film individually so far in 2014. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box office, 2014 is still running -5% behind last year and -3% below the average for this point the past four years ($8.653 billion).  Over the same period, […]

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WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES October 21-23

Posted October 23, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Based on Friday and Saturday box office (and estimated Sunday numbers), Paranormal Activity 3 is now looking like a $54 million opening weekend, almost matching the last big opening ($54.8 for Rise of the Planet of the Apes on August 5) and blowing past the $41 million opening for Paranormal Activity 2 this week last year.  […]

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