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FRIDAY FEBRUARY 3 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

> The fifth weekend of 2012 is much better than the same weekend last year, but it’s still somewhat below an “average” weekend for this time of year, looking at the past four years.  Chronicle and The Wom...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: THURSDAY RATINGS February 2

>FOX wins Thursday, but CBS — the only network to show gains on the night — is getting closer.                Nightly Adult 18-49 Rating Thursday     FOX   ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: WEDNESDAY RATINGS February 1

>The last night before the February sweep begins.  FOX wins yet again by programming originals, although American Idol is now pacing 34% behind last year’s ratings.  Tonight original episodes will fill each netw...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS February 3-5

>The fifth weekend of the year should generate about $84 million for the top 12 films — up 15% from last year’s comparable weekend but down a similar percentage from a “normal” weekend this time of year....
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: TUESDAY RATINGS January 31

>On Thursday the February sweep will begin and suddenly original episodes will abound on the network schedules.  In the meantime, we have a night like last night where FOX was the only broadcast network with a full slate o...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Cable Ratings January 24-30

>Taste, elegance and intelligence tops the weekly cable programming chart.  The parade starts with the young adults of Jersey Shore, moves across the Hudson River as Kourtney & Kim Take New York, touches the LA area wi...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: MONDAY RATINGS January 30

>FOX won another Monday with CBS in all repeats again last night, although their first place finish failed to reach a 3 rating with Adults 18-49.  .                Nightly Primetime ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FULL WEEK BOX OFFICE ACTUALS and YEAR TO DATE January 23-29

>Four full weeks into 2012, domestic box office continues to run well ahead of last year’s anemic pace but about even with the comparable period’s average for the last several years.        ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: SUNDAY RATINGS January 29

>NBC won the night with the NFL Pro Bowl, a mere tune-up to the real numbers it will post when the New York Giants take on the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl in Indianapolis.             &n...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS through January 29

>Updated Worldwide Box Office figures below.  Girl with the Dragon Tattoo now closing in on $200 million worldwide. 
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES January 27-29

>The weekend studio estimates (based on Friday and Saturday actuals and projections for Sunday) are coming in somewhat stronger than the weekend numbers posted yesterday (based on Friday actuals only).  The box office volu...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY JANUARY 27 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

> The fourth weekend of 2012 is a touch better than the same weekend last year, but it’s a somewhat below average weekend looking at the past four years.  The Grey is opening at #1 at almost $19 million, somewhat hig...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: THURSDAY RATINGS January 26

>Another night of American Idol and another 30% decline from the same episode last year.  The other networks mostly went with repeats.                Nightly Adult 18-49 Rating Thurs...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: WEDNESDAY RATINGS January 25

>American Idol still guided FOX to a Wednesday win, but wow is the show in a tailspin.  Are they letting too many untalented singers through?  Jim Carrey’s daughter the other night — really?  Is the f...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS January 27-29

>The fourth weekend of the year should generate about $91 million for the top 12 films — about the same as last year’s comparable weekend and down 10% from a “normal” weekend this time of year.  The...
by Mitch Metcalf