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SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Broke”

  BROKE:  Thursday 9:30PM on CBS Even brand-new episodes of CBS multicamera sitcoms can have a tendency to feel like reruns, and the network’s new midseason series BROKE brings that to the “but this is ridicul...
by Mitch Salem
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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.31.2020

        NETWORK FINALS:  The BLACK-ISH rerun gained 0.1 in final numbers.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  On another day dominated by...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.30.2020

        NETWORK FINALS:  There were no changes from the preliminary Monday ratings.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  VH1’s LOVE ...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Council of Dads”

  COUNCIL OF DADS – Regular episodes begin airing April 30 on NBC NBC isn’t trying to fool anyone with its hopes for COUNCIL OF DADS.  The network aired a “preview” of its pilot more than a month b...
by Mitch Salem
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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.24.2020

        NETWORK FINALS:  Chart has been corrected.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Pop’s SCHITT’S CREEK edged up 0.02 to ...
by Mitch Salem
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ShowbuzzDaily Season Finale Review: “This Is Us”

  The fourth season of NBC’s THIS IS US wasn’t a standout, relatively speaking, which in a way made the expertise of its execution more clear.  Even when it’s in second gear, Dan Fogelman’s series ...
by Mitch Salem
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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.23.2020

        NETWORK FINALS:  9-1-1 gained 0.1 in final numbers, while MANIFEST and THE GOOD DOCTOR lost the same.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHL...
by Mitch Salem
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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.18.2020

        NETWORK FINALS:  SURVIVOR gained 0.1 in final numbers, and SEAL TEAM lost the same.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  18 of the...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.17.2020

        NETWORK FINALS:  NEW AMSTERDAM and NCIS (which was indeed a rerun) gained 0.1 in final numbers, while MIXED-ISH lost the same.          Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings ...
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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.16.2020

        NETWORK FINALS:  There were no changes from the preliminary Monday ratings.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  The night’s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Westworld”

  WESTWORLD:  Sunday 9PM on HBO   With most other forms of new entertainment content sidelined for at least the next several weeks, television is likely to be even more at the center of our culture than it already is...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 3.15.2020

  This was the weekend that the COVID-19 crisis hit the box office in earnest, and while that fact pales in importance compared to the human cost of the pandemic, it’s going to represent a multi-billion dollar hit th...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 3.8.2020

  OPENINGS:  In the US, ONWARD (Pixar/Disney) was merely a disappointment by Pixar standards, with an OK 37% Saturday bump that allowed it to claim a $40M weekend, pending actuals on Monday.  That isn’t much better...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.5.2020

        NETWORK FINALS:  The SUPERSTORE rerun lost 0.1 in final numbers.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  TNT’s NBA doublehe...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3.4.2020

  A middling result for VOLCANO LIVE. 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)...
by Mitch Salem