Posts Tagged ‘Friday’
 

 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 2 REVIEW: “Magic City”

> A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and production of episodes for the regular season:  a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may hav...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/30/12

> Don’t give up on Fringe just yet. FOX:  Maybe all the fans really were at The Hunger Games last week.  FRINGE had a huge rebound to 1.2 last night, which still put it in 3d place for the hour (this is Fringe, ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: FRIDAY RATINGS — ABC Catches Lottery Fever

>On an otherwise typically sluggish Friday night of broadcast television, one program topped a 2 rating: ABC’s 20/20 from 10-11 pm, smartly pegged to the enormous $640 million MegaMillions jackpot.  The news magazine...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY MARCH 30 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

> The 13th weekend of 2012 is looking like $146 million for the Top 12 films, up 28% from this weekend last year and up 14% from the four-year average for the first weekend in April.  The Hunger Games had a sizable drop in...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/23/12

> FRINGE leans way out over the edge of the cliff. FOX:  FRINGE is one of the few shows on television that could claim with a straight face that its audience overlaps with The Hunger Games so strongly that the ratings migh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

FRIDAY MARCH 23 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

> The 12th weekend of 2012 is truly exceptional for a fourth weekend of March: $180 million for the Top 12 films, up 66% from the same weekend in 2011 and up 58% from the weekend’s multi-year average.  The Hunger Gam...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 3/16/12

> Maybe JOHN CARTER should have starred Jonah Hill. OPENINGS:  21 JUMP STREET (Sony) got off to a great start, with a $13.1M Friday that should get it to around $35M for the weekend.  Expect a quick announcement that ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: FRIDAY RATINGS March 16

>CBS had a good night with the NCAA basketball tournament, averaging a preliminary 2.2 rating with Adults 18-49 from 8-11 pm and beating the 1.5 rating from last year’s comparable night.  Credit goes to a thrilling u...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY MARCH 16 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

> The 11th weekend of 2012 is looking to be very normal for the third weekend of March: $101 million for the Top 12 films, down 2% from the same weekend in 2011 and down the same amount from the weekend’s multi-year avera...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/9/12

> A preview of next season’s schedule? CBS:  The network experimented with a new episode of THE MENTALIST at 9PM, and while the 2.0 rating was 20% below the show’s Thursday season low, Friday offers fewer avail...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

FRIDAY MARCH 9 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

> The tenth weekend of 2012 is looking to be solid in terms of total business but not at the runaway pace of the past few weeks.  The weekend is running 3% ahead of last year’s same weekend and 8% ahead of the multi-...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/2/12

> Adieu, GIFTED MAN. CBS:  The season finale of A GIFTED MAN ticked up a bit to a 1.4, but while that would be great news for, say, Fringe, don’t get your hopes up for Man‘s renewal.  A far more telling si...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

FRIDAY MARCH 2 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

> The ninth weekend of 2012 is another good one, running 13% ahead of last year’s same weekend and 9% ahead of the multi-year average for this weekend.  This is the fourth weekend in a row that 2012 volume beats both...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “A Gifted Man”

> When A GIFTED MAN came onto the scene, it had all the high-class auspices a new series could want.  The pilot was directed by Academy Award-winner Jonathan Demme, was written by Susannah Grant (Eric Brockovich) and had a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 2/24/12

> Navy SEALs shoot up the Friday boxoffice. OPENINGS:  The very aggressive marketing for ACT OF VALOR (Relativity) made it seem like it was a patriotic duty to see the film, and successfully hid the fact that it’s mo...
by Mitch Salem