Posts Tagged ‘academy awards’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Oscars Live-Blog

  It’s time to gather for the 2020 Academy Awards, which… may be the most boring in recent memory.  The favorites currently seem to be overwhelming, and with no host to carry us through the proceedings, if 191...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Oscars Live-Blog

  Movie audiences can’t get enough of watching things blow up, and tonight’s ACADEMY AWARDS has the potential to explode before our very eyes.  Everyone knows the litany of what’s gone awry along the way...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY 2018 OSCARS LIVE-BLOG

  The awards may be boring at tonight’s Oscars–Frances McDormand, Gary Oldman, Sam Rockwell, Allison Janney and Guillermo del Toro seem to be sure things–but the politics should be fascinating, as host Ji...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Oscars Ratings by Quarter Hour

The Oscars on Sunday 2.26.2017 averaged 32.9 million live+same day, according to Nielsen, close to the 34.4 million last year but down significantly from 37.3 million in 2015 and 43.6 million in 2014.  Click here for a compl...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Oscars Ratings: Past 10 Years (Updated with Official Nationals)

UPDATE: In the official live+same day nationals for Sunday 2.26.2017, The Oscars averaged a 9.1 18-49 rating and 32.9 million viewers 2+, a modest +6% lift from the fast nationals.  That is a record low 18-49 rating, and the...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Oscars Live-Blog

  We’re live-blogging the Oscars tonight, for what may be a historic night for La La Land–or not  The red carpet arrivals were notable for their lack of political commentary, and we’ll see how long that ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

OscarLand: The Nominations

  The Oscar nominations are here, and the biggest surprise is how few surprises they provide.  The closest thing to a shock was in the Best Actress category, where Ruth Negga and Isabelle Huppert were in, and that meant A...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

OSCARS Quarter Hour Ratings: A Decent Start But No Momentum

The Oscars telecast on Sunday 2.28.2016 started right on par with recent telecasts, just above 35 million viewers for both 2016 and the average of every telecast since 2007.  Generally speaking, the average Oscar show audience...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Review: 10 Thoughts On The Oscars

  As the last notes of the not-remotely-accidentally-chosen “Fight the Power” fade from the closing credits of the 88th ACADEMY AWARDS telecast, 10 quick thoughts on the show and awards. 1.  Sometimes smart is...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

AUDIENCE MAP: Awards Shows

The AUDIENCE MAP series continues with a look at the detailed demographics for major televised awards shows over the past year.  As a reminder, the audience shares for 30 distinct gender-age groups are displayed for each progr...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

OSCARLAND: Do the Oscars Need To Be Popular?

  Here’s a factoid:  during the 1970s, that halcyon decade when the rebel filmmaker inmates finally, if briefly. took over the Hollywood studio asylum, viewed by movie history ever since with wistful nostalgia, ev...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Oscar Ballot Tip Sheet

In case you are staring at an Oscar ballot this afternoon or this evening and have no idea what to select, especially in the “down ballot” categories such as documentaries, foreign language film, or the technical aw...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

UPDATED: THE SKED SUNDAY CABLE/NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/2/14

  SUNDAY UPDATE:  In final FINAL numbers, THE ACADEMY AWARDS gained an extra 0.2 to 13.1, which although tiny as a percentage of total rating, was gratifying to the Academy and ABC, because it pushed the telecast 0.1 abov...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY OSCARS LIVE-BLOG

  After a campaign that’s felt so long it seems like there should be a presidential inauguration at the end of it, here we are.  The 86th Academy Awards are about to begin, and while tedium is inevitable (Ellen DeGe...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

OSCARLAND: Why and Why Not? – Best Supporting Actress

  As we did with Best Supporting Actor and will do the rest of this week with the other major categories, this is a final look at the rationales behind and against each nominee’s likelihood of winning.  We’re ...
by Mitch Salem