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EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Us” Huge, “Captain Marvel” Drops, “Gloria Bell” Expands

  The enduring respect and admiration for Get Out, and its own enthusiastic reviews, are pushing Jordan Peele’s US (Blumhouse/Perfect World/Universal) way past expectations.  According to preliminary numbers at Dead...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3.21.2019

  The year’s NCAA TOURNAMENT arrived on broadcast TV. DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary live+same day key advertiser demographics (adult 18-34, 18...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3.20.2019

  A soft night in general. 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 ...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3.19.2019

  The newcomers started OK. 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...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Billions”

  BILLIONS:  Sunday 9PM on Showtime The fourth season of a successful series can be an inflection point.  By the time Season 4 begins, the show’s makers know what works, but it’s still early enough that the t...
by Mitch Salem
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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 3.17.2019

  OPENINGS:  For a movie aimed at children that isn’t a frontloaded franchise installment, WONDER PARK (Nickelodeon/Paramount) had an unimpressive 19% Saturday bump, and it emerged with a $16M weekend that won’...
by Mitch Salem
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EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Captain Marvel” Unchallenged, “Wonder Park” & “Five Feet Apart” OK, “Captive State” DOA

  The other studios didn’t try very hard to compete with the second weekend of CAPTAIN MARVEL (Marvel/Disney), and the blockbuster will have no trouble repeating as #1 this week.  According to preliminary numbers at...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3.13.2019

  EMPIRE’s place in the public eye thanks to recent news didn’t help its ratings. DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary live+same day key advert...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3.10.2019

  A bad night for almost everyone. 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), a...
by Mitch Salem
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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 3.10.2019

  OPENINGS:  CAPTAIN MARVEL (Marvel/Disney) launched with $455M worldwide, the highest superhero intro movie ever (although not all the titles in that category opened in China on their first weekend).  In the US, its $15...
by Mitch Salem
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EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Captain Marvel” Super-Heroic, Holdovers Fade

  CAPTAIN MARVEL (Marvel/Disney) is delivering the jolt the 2019 box office desperately needed.  Preliminary numbers at Deadline put opening day at $62M ($20.7M from Thursday night).  That’s far higher than the $38...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3.7.2019

  The returnees were quiet. 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...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3.6.2019

  An off-night AMERICAN IDOL couldn’t dislodge SURVIVOR. DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary live+same day key advertiser demographics (adult 18-34,...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3.5.2019

  A special episode of THE BACHELOR changed the night’s dynamics a bit. DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary live+same day key advertiser demographic...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.4.2019

        NETWORK FINALS:  An adjustment squeezed THE VOICE past THE BACHELOR, although going to the next decimal point, the difference was only 2.06 vs. 2.04.  In addition, MAGNUM PI and THE PASSAGE gained ...
by Mitch Salem