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Box Office Year to Date: 2013 Remains Quiet

Looking at wide-release films in North America (those that play on at least 400 screens at some point), 2013 now totals just under $2.5 billion, down 16% from 2012 and down 9% from the prior four-year average 2009-2012.  Each ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Saturday Network Scorecard 2.16.2019

DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary live+same day key advertiser demographics (adult 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54 ratings), audience skews (women 18-49, men 18-49 an...
by Mitch Metcalf
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SHOWBUZZDAILY MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 8.10.2015

  THE WHISPERS are getting harder to hear. 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), audienc...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES October 7-9

> Based on Friday and Saturday box office (and estimated Sunday numbers), Real Steel is now looking like an opening weekend of over $27 million — $2 million more than projected yesterday.  Real Steel jumped 27% from ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Sunday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 10.19.2014

NETWORK UPDATE:  Just when it seemed as though things couldn’t get worse for MULANEY, they did, as the show fell 0.1 in final numbers to 1.0.  MADAM SECRETARY and THE SIMPSONS each gained 0.1.  SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL ad...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS August 3-5

Weekend #31 of 2012 looks more like a late August weekend: two films opening with very little excitement.  The top 12 films this weekend should total $116 million, down significantly from last year’s comparable weekend, ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 10.24.2016

        NETWORK FINALS:  KEVIN CAN WAIT gained 0.1 in final numbers.  (MAN WITH A PLAN’s premiere stayed as-is, even to the next digit, as its final was 1.60.)  Things are starting to get ugly at TI...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: WEDNESDAY RATINGS December 21

>Last night FOX hit a 3 rating from 8-10 pm, tough to do in Christmas week and doubling the rating it received on the same night last year.  The other networks were in the low-1 rating range, within a tenth or two of last ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 4.16.2017

        NETWORK FINALS:  The only adjustment from early numbers was a 0.1 boost for the BOB’S BURGERS rerun.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CA...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Friday Cable Originals – 8/15/14

  In addition to the shows below, note that the 2d episode of THE KNICK (Cinemax) didn’t make the chart (it was #43 of the night’s cable originals) with a 0.13 rating in 18-49s and 419K total viewers.  That ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.17.2017

        NETWORK FINALS:  FRESH OFF THE BOAT gained 0.1 in final numbers.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  USA’s WWE SMACKDOW...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 10.21.2014

  An ugly night in general, but especially for Major League Baseball. DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary key advertiser demographics (adult 18-34, 18-49 ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY OCTOBER 18 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, Weekend #42 of 2013 looks like a pretty weak $93 million for the top 12 films, down 18% from the average for the same weekend the past few years. Opening at 3,157 theaters Friday, Carrie from So...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Saturday Cable Originals: 11.15.2014

  Ratings in key demos for the Top 25 original cable telecasts (plus a few other lower-rated but noteworthy programs): It was a sports-heavy Top 10 on Saturday cable, with college football (topped by ESPN’s primetime...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Top Shows of the Week: Cable and Broadcast

Here is how this television week is shaping up, three days down and four to go.
by Mitch Metcalf