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SHOWBUZZDAILY Virtual Toronto Film Festival Reviews

  This was a Toronto Film Festival unlike any other, and not just because I “attended” it from the laptop in my house.  Toronto has become an important stop on the road to the Academy Awards, with 9 of the pas...
by Mitch Salem
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US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 9.20.2020

  OPENINGS:  The only wide opening of the week was the Christian-aimed action movie INFIDEL (Cloudburst), the first release from that studio.  The official estimate is $1.5M from 1724 theatres, or a bit less than $900 pe...
by Mitch Salem
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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 9.15.2020

        NETWORK FINALS:  BIG BROTHER gained 0.1 in final numbres, while the post-Town Hall rerun of THE CONNERS lost the same.  TRANSPLANT held onto the 0.1 bump it had this morning.        ...
by Mitch Salem
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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 9.14.2020

        NETWORK FINALS:  Notwithstanding the football preemption, ABC’s DANCING WITH THE STARS and the VOMO special held this morning’s early numbers.  However on CW, the new and rerun WHOSE LINE I...
by Mitch Salem
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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 9.13.2020

        NETWORK FINALS:  SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL adjusted to 6.2, down 1.3 from the final rating for last year’s Sunday night opener.  Afternoon football brought plenty of other adjustments:  on CBS, 60 M...
by Mitch Salem
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US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 9.13.2020

  OPENINGS:  Even in a normal box office marketplace, a mild rom-com with no big-name stars like THE BROKEN HEARTS GALLERY (TriStar/Sony) probably wouldn’t have made much money, and it has both a low production budg...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 9.8.2020

  WHAT WOULD YOU DO ended its season. 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
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SHOWBUZZDAILY MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 9.7.2020

  AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR returned diminished. 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 ...
by Mitch Salem
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US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 9.6.2020

  OPENINGS:  The hugely-anticipated US opening box office numbers for TENET (Warners) turned out to be frustratingly opaque to interpret, and to the extent they were comprehensible, simply not very good.  (Let’s as...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 9.1.2020

  An OK debut for TRANSPLANT. 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), audien...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Transplant”

  TRANSPLANT:  Tuesday 10PM on NBC A great many shows that we consider “American television” are actually produced in Canada, thanks to favorable tax credits and currency exchange rates.  The creators of thes...
by Mitch Salem
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The Sked: Sunday Network Scorecard 8.30.2020

  A superhero’s memorial night. 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
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US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office Report – 8.30.2020

  OPENINGS:  THE NEW MUTANTS (20th/TSG/Disney) was DOA long before the world was engulfed by a pandemic, repeatedly postponed as first 20th and then Disney tried to figure out what to do with it.  The only reason it̵...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 8.26.2020

  Night 3 of the REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION was up slightly from Tuesday’s preliminary numbers at 0.3/0.3/0.3, but a bit below last week’s parallel night for the Democrats (0.3/0.3/0.4).  The disparity was...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 8.25.2020

  Night 2 of the REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION was at a preliminary 0.3/0.2/0.3, consistent with both Monday’s results and last week’s Democratic Convention Tuesday (and of course sharply down from 2016, as al...
by Mitch Salem
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