Posts Tagged ‘Numbers’
 

 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS through JULY 10

> The overseas gross for Transformers: Dark of the Moon has now reached the level of the forecast total domestic gross (as measured by the ShowBuzzDaily Domestic Final estimate).  The overseas number will continue to grow,...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY OCTOBER 28 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

> DreamWorks’ Puss In Boots is opening at a solid #1 but below its forecast.  Paranormal Activity 3 is sporting a 65% decline in its second weekend (just under $20 million for the weekend), but it has nonetheless bee...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED: Summer Ratings Update & Late Summer Marketing

>At the midpoint of the summer, the four major broadcast networks are moving closer together each week.  NBC had been dominating earlier in the summer, but with the departure of The Voice and to some extent the NHL Pl...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY APR 8 NUMBERS: Other Than Hop, Ouch

> Based on Friday’s numbers, Hop will continue to be the #1 movie playing, while none of the openers this weekend will make much of an impact.  Hop’s expected decline of 44% is good but not as solid as for...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES APR 8-10: Lackluster Weekend, But Better Times Ahead?

> The weekend studio projections (Friday and Saturday actual numbers plus a studio-generated estimate for Sunday’s business) are very similar to the early look at the weekend from yesterday.  Hop will lead the way, w...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Factoids from Nielsen’s “Universe Estimates”

> This season there are 289.7 million viewers living in 114.7 million TV households in the United States, as estimated by Nielsen.  If you believe these yearly estimates (and you must if you want to trust the ratings each ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Box Office Impact of Long Weekends

> Holiday weekends present a unique opportunity for increases in box office as normal working and leisure schedules are disrupted.  The most common weekend format changes come in the form of four-day weekends.  A perf...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL NUMBERS: Hop Becomes a Player But Watch Out for Rio

> The updated worldwide grosses rankings show that Rango (Paramount) has slightly expanded its lead (with more room to grow) and that Battle: Los Angeles (Sony) is poised to challenge The Green Hornet (also ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: June 27 Update

>As Dandy Don Meredith used to sing on ABC’s Monday Night Football, “Turn out the lights, the party’s over.”  It’s looking grim for Team Metcalf as Team Salem’s lead remains a hefty $239...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY MAY 13 BOX OFFICE RESULTS: Bridesmaids Above Forecast But Weekend Is Down

>Thor remains at #1, while Bridesmaids opens above and Priest opens below expectations.  Fast Five sneaks into third place.  The weekend looks to be down 14% versus last year. Bridesmaids should open with $21.5 millio...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES APR 1-3: Hop Shines But Weekend Sags

> Based on actual box office numbers Friday and Saturday (and studio projections for Sunday), Hop is now looking like a $38 million weekend, far exceeding the ShowbuzzDaily forecast.  Source Code now exactly...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: MONDAY Ratings September 19

>Two and a Half Men premiered with a 10.3 Adult 18-49 rating, about equal to a good Sunday Night Football game but not at the level of an AFC Championship game, as CBS head Les Moonves boldly predicted.  Nonetheless, this ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FULL WEEK BOX OFFICE ACTUALS and YEAR TO DATE October 24-30

>The year to date box office tally picked up a tiny bit of ground moving from -3.8% versus last year to -3.7% this week.        The Past Week: Total Box Office Volume All films in wide release...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

BOX OFFICE UPDATE June 29

>Deadline Hollywood is reporting a $37.3 opening day for Transformers: Dark of the Moon.  Adding in the $5.5 previews on Tuesday, the total for Transformers stands at $42.8 million.  These are very good numbers and be...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES APR 15-17: Stronger Saturday Improves Weekend

> Despite the gloom of yesterday, this weekend is now looking like it will be up slightly versus 2010.  Saturday business was higher than expected for films across the board, with the exception of Scre4m.    ...
by Mitch Metcalf