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Box Office Year to Date and Studio Scorecards

Posted May 19, 2013 by Mitch Metcalf

Looking at wide-release films in North America (those that play on at least 400 screens at some point), 2013 now totals just over $3.1 billion, down 13% from 2012 and down 5% from the prior four-year average 2009-2012.  Still a very mediocre year.  Each year-to-date period below is defined as the first Monday after New […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.27.2016

Posted March 29, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  All of Easter Sunday’s low numbers stayed in place, except that 60 MINUTES gained 0.1 in final numbers.       Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  AMC’s THE WALKING DEAD moved toward next week’s season finale with a 5.83, down 0.21 from last week, […]

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SKEDBALL: March Madness TV Ratings through the First Friday (Updated with Tournament Averages to Date)

Posted March 23, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

A very normal set of ratings for the NCAA Basketball Tournament on Friday, March 20, the second and final day of the Round of 64.  After a very exciting Thursday with many upsets and close games, Friday was more by the book, with higher-seeded teams mostly winning (often with lopsided margins).  The ratings for the […]

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The Sked: Wednesday Ratings 1.11.2017

Posted January 12, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  STAR continued to drop. 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 comparisons follow the chart. […]

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EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Sully” Flies Over “Blair Witch,” “Bridget Jones,” “Snowden”

Posted September 16, 2016 by Mitch Salem

  It was Bombs Away! for the weekend’s new openings, and even though SULLY (Village Roadshow/RatPac/Warners) will easily win the stanza, it’s not performing thrillingly either.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, its second Friday was $6.3M, down 48% from last week’s opening day.  By comparison, the 2d Friday for Bridge of Spies was down […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD -10.10.2016

Posted October 11, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

  SUPERGIRL had a smooth flight to its new network. 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 […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 10.31.2016

Posted November 1, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  The post-football adjustments for CBS were even more brutal than expected. KEVIN CAN WAIT lost 0.1 to 1.3, while both MAN WITH A PLAN and 2 BROKE GIRLS dropped 0.2 to twin 1.3s, and both THE ODD COUPLE (0.9) and SCORPION (1.1) plunged 0.3, resulting in numbers that the […]

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The Sked: Cable Ratings July 3-9

Posted July 10, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

ESPN’s coverage of Major League Baseball’s (actually State Farm’s) Home Run Derby averaged a 2.7 rating with Adults 18-49, making it the top cable program in the past seven days and the top program on any network Monday night (edging FOX’s Hell’s Kitchen and MasterChef, both at a 2.5 rating in the official nationals for last night).  This is up […]

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