Posts Tagged ‘Friday’
 

 

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
 

 
 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6/15/12

Network Programmer conversation today:  “OK, Niagara Falls on a high wire worked–next time, let’s do someone walking on his hands across the Grand Canyon.” “Hopping across the Sahara Desert!”...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Fairly Legal”

  There were a lot of nips and tucks in the now-concluded 2d season of USA’s FAIRLY LEGAL.  The show overall had a less comedic feel, and the heroine, Kate Reed (Sarah Shahi), was turned into more of an adult, which...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6/8/12

  Not much to say about a night when the networks weren’t even trying. ABC:  Winner of the night with a whopping 1.1 average.  The high point was a 1.4 for 20/20 at 10PM. NBC:  The only network to air anything new...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6/1/12

  Best Friends not forever. NBC:  The burn-off of the final episodes of BEST FRIENDS FOREVER was ugly, as they scored a CW-level 0.6.  DATELINE more than doubled that with a 1.4, winning the 9PM hour and a close 2d place...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Touch”

TOUCH is a show that thrives on impenetrable mysteries, so perhaps one day it will solve its own.  The show was FOX’s big midseason drama play (Terra Nova was the fall’s), by virtue of being created by Heroes write...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

FRIDAY MAY 25 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

The 21st weekend of 2012 is looking like a stunningly weak $138 million for the Top 12 films Friday-Sunday, down 36% from this weekend last year (one of those rare 2011 bright spots) and down 19% from the more normal four-year ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/25/12

Hey, what’s on the DVR? ABC:  On a night of across-the-board repeats, ABC was the only network to top a 1.0 rating, with 20/20 (1.4) and PRIMETIME (1.2).  SHARK TANK did around a 1.0. CBS:  UNDERCOVER BOSS, CSI NY and ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: FALL RATINGS PREDICTIONS — FRIDAY & SATURDAY Nights

We are combining Friday and Saturday fall ratings projections into one post.  The two least-watched nights of television have relatively little value to advertisers (there are fewer people watching TV on these nights and the s...
by Mitch Metcalf