Posts Tagged ‘Friday’
 

 

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 7 BOX OFFICE RESULTS: Record Low Weekend

The 36th weekend of 2012 is looking like $50 million for the Top 12 films Friday-Sunday, near recent record lows for box office volume.  Equally weak weekends were last seen in 2003 and 2008.  The Possession is holding on to ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY AUGUST 31 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

The 35th weekend of 2012 is looking like $81 million for the Top 12 films Friday-Sunday, about the same as the last few Labor Day weekends.  The Possession broke out of the pack to open at #1 with an okay $16 million for the t...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY AUGUST 24 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

The 34th weekend of 2012 is looking like $77 million for the Top 12 films Friday-Sunday, down 12% from the average for this reliably disappointing weekend.  Returning films fill the top six slots in the weekend rankings, with ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY AUGUST 17 BOX OFFICE REPORT

The 33rd weekend of 2012 is looking like $129 million for the Top 12 films Friday-Sunday, not as strong as we forecast Wednesday (because Expendables 2 is not as big as we forecast) but still up well over 20% from comparable we...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Grimm”

  GRIMM:  Monday 9PM thru Sept 10; Friday 9PM starting Sept 14 on NBC – Worth A Look   WHERE WE WERE:  Meeting Mom.  Nick Burkhardt (David Giuntoli) is a Portland homicide detective who’s also a “...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Common Law”

  A return to COMMON LAW for its season finale didn’t show any appreciable improvement from its unimpressive early episodes.  Standards at USA Network aren’t exactly at the level of Sunday night on HBO, but Co...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

FRIDAY AUGUST 3 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

The 31st weekend of 2012 is looking like a soft $115 million for the Top 12 films Friday-Sunday, down 27% from the same weekend last year.  Dark Knight Rises stays at #1 as two new films fail to impress.             Tota...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Early Friday Boxoffice – 8/3/12: “Dark Knight” Still Above the Rest

  THE DARK KNIGHT RISES (Warners) appears to be headed for its 3rd (and probably last) weekend in 1st place, according to preliminary numbers at Deadline.  The Caped Crusader’s Friday is estimated over $10M, which s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 7/27/12

  How much of Friday’s mediocre boxoffice is attributable to a post-Aurora uneasiness about going to multiplexes, how much to competition from the most watched Olympics Opening Ceremonies in history, and how much to ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S FALL PILOT REPORT: ABC’s “Malibu Country”

  MALIBU COUNTRY: Friday 8:30PM starting November 2 on ABC – Worth A Look Disclaimer: Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall. Pilots are often reedited and re-scor...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY BULLETIN: Preliminary Friday Boxoffice

  Both Warner Bros and the Rentrak organization, which formally reports boxoffice receipts for the studios, have chosen not to announce grosses for this weekend, out of respect for the terrible events that occurred in Colo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/13/12

  Step up, one and all, for the death-defying showdown of… 2 newsmagazines? ABC:  On another deadly summer Friday, 20/20 beat Dateline with a 1.3 as the only original programming aired by any broadcast network for t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 7/6/12

  A great start for the weekend, if you overlook the fact that 2 of the 3 new arrivals flopped. OPENINGS:  THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (Sony) has successfully rebooted the franchise, no question about it.  (Unless it tanks ov...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/6/12

If the networks don’t care, why should the viewers? ABC:  ABC can take deep pride in being the only network last night to earn a rating over a 1, reaching all the way to a whopping 1.2 off a 20/20 with that score. NBC:...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6/22/12

Hello?  Anyone?  Bueller? NBC:  The Peacock had the highest-rated show of the night with 1.3 for DATELINE, but still lost the evening because of  the 0.5/0.4 for its WHITNEY/COMMUNITY rerun duo. ABC:  And the winner isR...
by Mitch Salem