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SHOWBUZZDAILY TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6.11.2019

  An off-night BACHELORETTE wasn’t great for anyone. 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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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 6.8.2019

        NETWORK FINALS:  FOX’s regional MLB games adjusted up 0.1, and the GOD FRIENDED ME rerun lost 0.1 in final numbers.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Cha...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6.9.2019

  Hockey surpassed Broadway and game shows. 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: “Big Little Lies”

  BIG LITTLE LIES:  Sunday 9PM on HBO There are two notable additions to the second season of HBO’s BIG LITTLE LIES–one of whom has understandably been talked about much more than the other–as well as a ...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Billions”

  Showtime’s BILLIONS has cultivated one of the most recognizable signatures on television, from its rudely epigrammatic dialogue, to its love/hate relationship with its ruthless, narcissistic characters, to its very...
by Mitch Salem
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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 6.9.2019

  OPENINGS:  THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS 2 (Illumination/Universal) had a better launch than this weekend’s other big arrival, but it was a major box office disappointment in its own right.  The $47.1M weekend was down...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6.2.2019

  The NBA FINALS continued to be down. 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 Series Premiere Review: “NOS4A2”

  NOS4A2:  Sunday 10PM on AMC It wouldn’t matter so much that the scares per hour rate of AMC’s new horror series NOS4A2 is so low, if the material in its place were more compelling.  The series is AMC’...
by Mitch Salem
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Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 6.2.2019

  OPENINGS:  GODZILLA, KING OF THE MONSTERS (Legendary/Warners) didn’t have the Saturday bump that Kong: Skull Island enjoyed, instead dropping 17%, which was slightly worse even than the first Godzilla‘s 16%....
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5.31.2019

  BLINDSPOT had a quiet season finale. 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
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Godzilla: King of Monsters” Wins But Doesn’t Devour, “Rocketman” OK, “Ma” Slow

  It’s too soon to tell just how GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS (Legendary/Warners) will fare based on its $19.7M opening day (including $6.3M from Thursday), per preliminary numbers at Deadline.  The reason is that...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “The InBetween”

  THE INBETWEEN:  Wednesday 10PM on NBC The flow of broadcast summer product continues with NBC’s workmanlike paranormal procedural THE INBETWEEN.  The show was created by Moira Kirland, previously a writer/produce...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5.28.2019

  AMERICA’S GOT TALENT was back, but not nearly as big as before. DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary live+same day key advertiser demographics (adu...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “Fosse/Verdon”

  FX’s FOSSE/VERDON was a triumph of narrowcasting, a showbiz hall of mirrors about a showbiz hall of mirrors.  That was never more so than in its final installment, where it met its meta-destiny by depicting Bob Fo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Killing Eve”

  It may not be fair, but it’s awfully hard not to compare the second seasons of KILLING EVE directly with HBO’s Barry, since both were comedies-with-drama/dramas-with-comedy about hired killers that aired on ...
by Mitch Salem