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The Sked: MONDAY RATINGS November 14 & Sweep Update

>CBS Monday had a very solid night last night and made great gains over the same night last year, thanks to an entire schedule that is working top to bottom.  NBC is a 1.4 in the fast nationals, up one tenth from the last ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 
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The Sked: MONDAY RATINGS ADVISORY

>NBC Monday fast national ratings for The Sing-Off and Rock Center will be inflated by one or two tenths because Minneapolis affiliate KARE will be carrying the Monday Night Football game locally (Vikings at Packers).  Min...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 
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FULL WEEK BOX OFFICE ACTUALS and YEAR TO DATE November 7-13

>Box office volume this past week is running even with last year.  Updated final weekend box office numbers follow.          The Past Week: Total Box Office Volume All films in wide relea...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 
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INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS through November 13

>Adventures of Tintin continues to roll around the world and is up to $159 million overseas, already what we expect it to do domestically when it opens here in December.  Real Steel is now up to almost $150 million oversea...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 
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The Sked: SUNDAY RATINGS November 13 & Sweep Update

>Last night, NBC won the night with an estimated 7.1 Adult 18-49 rating (a 6.0 in the fast nationals that we are estimating will go up to a 7.1 in the official nationals tomorrow).  The game itself starting at 8:15 between...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 
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The Sked: SATURDAY RATINGS November 12 & Sweep Update

>Last night, ABC had the relevant college football game, #7 Oregon convincingly upsetting #4 Stanford.  The game produced a 2.5 Adults 18-49 rating in the fast nationals, although that number should rise to close to a 3 ra...
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WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES November 11-13

>Based on Friday and Saturday box office (and estimated Sunday numbers), Immortals ($32 million) will beat Jack and Jill ($26 million).  Keep in mind Immortals is playing on many fewer theaters than the Adam Sandler comedy...
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The Sked: FRIDAY RATINGS November 11 & Sweep Update

>Last night, Grimm had its third outing and scored a preliminary 1.5 Adult 18-49 rating.  It dropped the same amount (down three tenths of a rating point) in week three as it did in week two, not a good sign at all.  ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 
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FRIDAY NOVEMBER 11 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

>THERE IS A GOD!  Adam Sandler’s latest movie in which he plays a brother and a sister will not be the #1 movie of the weekend.  While not a flop, it failed to open to the $30-35 million his fans usually pony up...
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The Sked: THURSDAY RATINGS November 10 & Sweep Update

>Last night, FOX won again with a 3.0 Adult 18-49 rating, up from a 2.2 the same night last year.  The X Factor continues to fade but it still represents a massive time period improvement.  CBS was in second place wit...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 
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The Sked: WEDNESDAY RATINGS November 9 & Sweep Update

>It was a surprisingly good night for network television last night with three networks up over the same night last year and only NBC flat to marginally down versus last year.  ABC led the way with the 45th Country Music A...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 
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WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS November 11-13

>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...
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The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS November 8 & Sweep Update

>A pretty weak night on network TV compared to the same night last year, with three networks down and one up only low single digits.  CBS did the best, winning Tuesday night with a 3.3 Adult 18-49 rating in the fast nation...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 
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The Sked: Cable Ratings November 1-7

>It’s been a good week for the sport of football (except if you happen to work at Penn State).  The Sunday Night Football game on NBC averaged an 8.8 rating with Adults 18-49, the Saturday night college football game...
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The Sked: MONDAY RATINGS November 7 & Sweep Update

>CBS had a strong Monday last night, up 19% over the same night last year.  ABC finished in second but slid 12% versus last year’s comparable night.  FOX was flat.  And NBC turned in a Monday down 17% from ...
by Mitch Metcalf