Posts Tagged ‘Friday’
 

 

FRIDAY DECEMBER 23 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

> The 2011 box office slump continues in full force.  The top 12 films this Christmas weekend should total an anemic $112 million, down 15% from the comparable weekend last year and not even close to the previous three yea...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 12/16/11

> With reruns and holiday specials occupying most of the airwaves, NBC was able to grab a rare non-Sunday win. NBC:  The Peacock was the only network airing original scripted programming, and although CHUCK and GRIMM were ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 12/9/11

> No news was good news for NBC last night. NBC:  The network returned from several weeks of seasonal hiatus in pretty chipper shape.  CHUCK was up slightly from its last airing, but more importantly, GRIMM held stead...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

FRIDAY DECEMBER 9 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

> Well, another disaster weekend for the Hollywood studios.  $70 million in business for the top 12 films, down 17% from the same weekend last year (which was a fairly typical second weekend in December).  New Year...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 12/2/11

> It turns out that while Americans are football crazy, they’re not crazy. FOX:  The first-ever PAC-12 CHAMPIONSHIP GAME, in which UCLA was never close to nationally-ranked Oregon, could only manage a dismal 1.4 rati...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

FRIDAY DECEMBER 2 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

>This weekend is looking even weaker than expected.  The top 12 films should total only $73 million, down 7% from the same weekend last year. Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 remains in the top spot, a little better tha...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: FRIDAY RATINGS November 25

>A Friday night to forget last night to forget as the audience has better things to do (shop, see a movie, visit family, or basically anything else) than watch lame animated specials or Hollywood movies on television with more ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: FRIDAY RATINGS November 18 & Sweep Update

>Last night, three networks were up over the same night last year (with two networks up very significantly).  NBC was up 48% over last year, from a third-place tie 0.9 to a second-place tie 1.3 rating.  Chuck (0.9) wa...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 11/18/11

> Something unusual for NBC these days:  good news. NBC:  A 1.6 rating may not sound like anything to celebrate, but it’s a pretty good number for Friday night (only one show all evening did better last night).&...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: FRIDAY RATINGS November 18

>Updated sweep standings and comparisons will be posted later.  In the meantime, a brief update.  Grimm has stabilized at a 1.6 rating, good for an NBC tie for first place at 9 pm.  Chuck, however, continues at a...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 18 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

>Twilight’s latest, Breaking Dawn Part 1, is opening close to what we expected, but Happy Feet Two was not as able to weather the storm as strongly as we projected.  Overall, the weekend is running 20% ahead of the s...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 11/11/11

> The small fluttering bit of NBC’s fall that was still breathing may have started to die last night. NBC:  GRIMM didn’t win its timeslot last night, after another 15% drop.  On Friday night, a 1.5 is stil...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: FRIDAY RATINGS November 11 & Sweep Update

>Last night, Grimm had its third outing and scored a preliminary 1.5 Adult 18-49 rating.  It dropped the same amount (down three tenths of a rating point) in week three as it did in week two, not a good sign at all.  ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 11 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

>THERE IS A GOD!  Adam Sandler’s latest movie in which he plays a brother and a sister will not be the #1 movie of the weekend.  While not a flop, it failed to open to the $30-35 million his fans usually pony up...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Grimm”

> 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