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Suits

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Suits”

  SUITS:  Wednesday 9PM on USA 7 seasons ago, Aaron Korsh’s SUITS was introduced by USA Network as the story of a young con man with a photographic memory named Mike Ross, hired by flashy New York lawyer Harvey Spec...
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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 7.15.2018

  OPENINGS:  HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3: SUMMER VACATION (Sony Animation/Columbia/Sony) clocked in with a reliable $44.1M weekend, just about midway between the first Transylvania‘s $42.5M and the second’s $48.5M. ...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD -7.13.2018

  Another weak arrival. 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), audience skews (women 18-4...
by Mitch Salem
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Hotel Transylvania

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Hotel Transylvania 3″” Solid, “Skyscraper” Craters, “Ant-Man & The Wasp” Drops, “Sorry To Bother You” Widens, “Eighth Grade” Starts Big

  HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3: SUMMER VACATION (Sony Animation/Columbia/Sony) continues to be a solid mid-level franchise.  Preliminary numbers at Deadline have the opening day box office at $16.3M, the best of the trio, althoug...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7.11.2018

  Due to last Wednesday’s holiday, comparisons are to 2 weeks ago unless otherwise noted. DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary key advertiser demogra...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7.9.2018

  Due to last night’s primetime Supreme Court announcement, the early ratings for NBC, ABC, FOX and CBS are likely to be adjusted, so we’ll hold our look at their numbers for finals this afternoon. DEMOGRAPHIC ...
by Mitch Salem
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Final Bcast 2018 Jul 06.FRI

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 7.6.2018

        NETWORK FINALS:  The new MASTERS OF ILLUSION dropped 0.1 in final numbers.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Fox Sports 1&#...
by Mitch Salem
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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 7.8.2018

  OPENINGS:  ANT-MAN & THE WASP (Marvel/Disney) turned out to be rather front-loaded, with a 30% Saturday drop (compared to 14% for the 2nd day of Ant-Man).  That pushed the studio weekend estimate down to $76M, whic...
by Mitch Salem
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EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Ant-Man & The Wasp” Large, “The First Purge” Soft, “Sicario 2″” Drops & More

  ANT-MAN & THE WASP (Marvel/Disney) will be Marvel’s lowest-grossing 2018 release, but it was designed to have relatively minor stakes, and while it’s not in a league with Black Panther or Avengers: Infini...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7.4.2018

  Airing a regular line-up on July 4th didn’t work out well for CBS. DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary key advertiser demographics (adult 18-34, 1...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7.2.2018

  A drop for THE BACHELORETTE. 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), audience skews (wom...
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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 7.1.2018

  OPENINGS:  SICARIO: DAY OF THE SOLDADO (Black Label/Columbia/Sony) had a modest $19M start, which was better than the first Sicario‘s $12.1M (in October, after 2 weeks of limited release), but perhaps not by enoug...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
Jurassic World

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Jurassic World: Fallen KIngdom” Drops But Holds Lead, “Sicario 2″” & “Uncle Drew” Start OK

  After a significantly lower start, JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM (Legendary/Perfect World/Universal) is having a sharper drop in its 2nd weekend than its predecessor.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, Frid...
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The Sked: Thursday Network Scorecard 6.28.2018

  The Thursday BIG BROTHER was again down from last year. 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 ra...
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Westworld

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Westworld”

  For all that HBO’s WESTWORLD is deliberately obscure and oblique, one thing has become increasingly clear through the course of its second season:  series creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy expect viewers to dec...
by Mitch Salem