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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 8.22.2019

        NETWORK FINALS:  As we noted this morning, due to local NFL PRESEASON preemptions, we held our network ratings analysis for final numbers.  Comparisons are to last week unless otherwise noted: ABC:...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 8.21.2019

  BH90210 continued downward. 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 SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 8.18.2019

  BIG BROTHER outrated preseason NFL football. 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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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 8.18.2019

  OPENINGS:  GOOD BOYS (Good Universe/Universal) easily led the weekend with $21M, a solid start for a comedy that probably had production/marketing costs under $75M.  It was somewhat frontloaded with a 12% Saturday drop...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “Legion”

  There was hardly a toy in the filmmaking nursery that Legion and its hugely talented creator Noah Hawley left unplayed by the time its third and final season was over:  aspect ratios, color, camera angles, musical numbe...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 8.11.2019

  The TEEN CHOICE AWARDS continued to sink. 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 ra...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Succession”

  SUCCESSION:  Sunday 9PM on HBO Sometimes HBO’s loyalty to its series creators results in the last season of Game of Thrones, but it can also lead to the first season of SUCCESSION (and, to be fair, the earlier sea...
by Mitch Salem
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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 8.11.2019

  OPENINGS:  SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK (CBS/Lionsgate) dropped 21% on its 2nd day of release, which isn’t unusual for the horror genre (recently, The Curse of La Llorona fell 26% on its Day 2, and Child̵...
by Mitch Salem
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EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Hobbs & Shaw” Beats Back “Scary Stories,” “Dora” & More

  On a weekend prizing quantity of newcomers over box office quality, HOBBS & SHAW (Universal) will easily retain the crown, despite a 70% Friday-to-Friday drop to $7.1M, per preliminary numbers at Deadline.  The Fast...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 8.5.2019

  A steady return for BACHELOR IN PARADISE. 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 ra...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 8.4.2019

        NETWORK FINALS:  The PENN & TELLER: FOOL US rerun lost 0.1 in final numbers.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  CLAWS ga...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 8.4.2019

  OPENINGS:  HOBBS & SHAW (Universal) dropped 13% on Saturday, considerably less frontloaded than the 31% Saturday drops for the last 2 Fast & Furious titles, The Fate Of the Furious and Furious 7.  Both of those...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Agents of SHIELD”

  AGENTS OF SHIELD has been given one more final season after the sixth that concluded tonight, and that will bring to an end an extended footnote to Marvel’s cultural domination of our moment.  Agents was the proje...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 7.30.2019

        NETWORK FINALS:  The rerun HOLEY MOLEY lost 0.1 in final numbers.           Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  CNN’s DEMOCRA...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: Monday Network Scorecard 7.29.2019

  THE BACHELORETTE’s season is going out with a bang. 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