Posts Tagged ‘Friday’
 

 

THE SKED PILOT REPORT: CBS’s “A Gifted Man” – PREMIERING TONIGHT

> Disclaimer:  Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall.  Pilots are often reedited and rescored, and in some cases even recast or reshot.  So these critiques sh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 16 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

>After a pretty long string of accurate box office predictions, ShowBuzzDaily really missed the boat on The Lion King in 3D.  We were debating between an $11 million or $15 million forecast and decided to go with the lower...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED: FRIDAY Ratings This Fall

> FRIDAYS this Fall officially start September 23, and no one really cares.  Very few new shows are premiering on the night, and many premieres will be delayed.  If you have some time on your hands, click “read ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 9 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

>Finally, The Help has been knocked off its perch, after facing one turd of a movie after another for four weeks.   Contagion will open at #1 with over $22 million (slightly above forecast) and headed for about $72 mi...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE BIJOU EARLY RETURNS – UPDATED: BOXOFFICE THE BARBARIAN

> UPDATE: Deadline has a clearer picture of the day’s boxoffice, and THE HELP is already having a superb weekend, leading the day with $5.7M, down a tiny 25% from last week.  If this number holds, its full weekend co...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

FRIDAY AUGUST 5 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

>Rise of the Planet of the Apes will finish the weekend at #1 with an estimated $51 million at this point, significantly above the ShowBuzzDaily forecast.  In contrast, Universal’s The Change-Up is struggli...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY JULY 22 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

>Captain America beat expectations and opened far ahead of the second weekend of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, which should drop a hefty 72%.  Friends with Benefits opened OK but below forecast.  Overal...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY JULY 15 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

>Harry Potter is leaving the screen with a bang, setting a new single-day record and a new opening weekend record.  And the film has absolutely ingnited the box office, pushing the weekend up almost 50% versus this weekend...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY JULY 1 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

>Transformers 3 is doing good but not great business (midway between the first and second in the series), but the overall weekend is looking like it is up only marginally from last year thanks to weak holds by Cars 2 and Bad Te...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY JUNE 17 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

>Green Lantern and Mr Popper’s Penguins both come in at forecast, while weekend is down 23% from last year.Green Lantern opened with $21.4 million on Friday, and it looks like the Ryan Reynolds film will gross $56 million...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED PILOT REPORT: NBC’s “Grimm”

> Disclaimer:  Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall.  Pilots are often reedited and rescored, and in some cases even recast or reshot.  So these critiques sh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

FRIDAY JUNE 10 BOX OFFICE RESULTS: Super 8 Opens Better Than Expected

>Super 8 beats the forecast with a solid opening.  The weekend top 12 are looking to be down a bit from 2010.Super 8 opened with $13.2 million on Friday, and it looks like the JJ Abrams film will gross almost $41 million f...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY MAY 27 BOX OFFICE RESULTS: Hangover 2 Delivers; Panda 2 Not So Much

>Hangover Part II leads the way and ignites a huge weekend at the box office.  Kung Fu Panda 2 does not meet high expectations.The Hangover Part II opened with $31 million on Thursday and earned another $30 million Friday....
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED: WHAT TO WATCH THIS FALL ON FRIDAYS (1st Draft)

> The networks have proclaimed their Fall schedules, the new series have been (partially) unveiled, so… what now?  What will actually be worth watching when network TV comes back to life in a few months?  SHOWBU...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: Friday Ratings Projections

> A few notes: these projections are for original episodes (no repeats) aired in the 4th quarter of 2011.  Series premieres will likely be .3-.4 higher, thanks to network marketing pushes, and then tend to go down over tim...
by Mitch Salem