Posts Tagged ‘Oscars’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY 2019 GOLDEN GLOBES LIVE-BLOG

6:30 We’ve arrived at that strangest phenomenon of awards season, the night when we collectively grant the 88 nonentities of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (none of them filmmakers, many of them not even critics,...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY 2018 OSCARS LIVE-BLOG

  The awards may be boring at tonight’s Oscars–Frances McDormand, Gary Oldman, Sam Rockwell, Allison Janney and Guillermo del Toro seem to be sure things–but the politics should be fascinating, as host Ji...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Oscars Ratings by Quarter Hour

The Oscars on Sunday 2.26.2017 averaged 32.9 million live+same day, according to Nielsen, close to the 34.4 million last year but down significantly from 37.3 million in 2015 and 43.6 million in 2014.  Click here for a compl...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Oscars Ratings: Past 10 Years (Updated with Official Nationals)

UPDATE: In the official live+same day nationals for Sunday 2.26.2017, The Oscars averaged a 9.1 18-49 rating and 32.9 million viewers 2+, a modest +6% lift from the fast nationals.  That is a record low 18-49 rating, and the...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Oscars Live-Blog

  We’re live-blogging the Oscars tonight, for what may be a historic night for La La Land–or not  The red carpet arrivals were notable for their lack of political commentary, and we’ll see how long that ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

OSCARS Quarter Hour Ratings: A Decent Start But No Momentum

The Oscars telecast on Sunday 2.28.2016 started right on par with recent telecasts, just above 35 million viewers for both 2016 and the average of every telecast since 2007.  Generally speaking, the average Oscar show audience...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Golden Globes Live Blog

  Even though no one who isn’t in the awards game could name a member of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (or would care about their opinion if they did), that group has seen its Golden Globes become the 2d mo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

AUDIENCE MAP: Awards Shows

The AUDIENCE MAP series continues with a look at the detailed demographics for major televised awards shows over the past year.  As a reminder, the audience shares for 30 distinct gender-age groups are displayed for each progr...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

OSCARLAND: Do the Oscars Need To Be Popular?

  Here’s a factoid:  during the 1970s, that halcyon decade when the rebel filmmaker inmates finally, if briefly. took over the Hollywood studio asylum, viewed by movie history ever since with wistful nostalgia, ev...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Oscar Ballot Tip Sheet

In case you are staring at an Oscar ballot this afternoon or this evening and have no idea what to select, especially in the “down ballot” categories such as documentaries, foreign language film, or the technical aw...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

UPDATED: THE SKED SUNDAY CABLE/NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/2/14

  SUNDAY UPDATE:  In final FINAL numbers, THE ACADEMY AWARDS gained an extra 0.2 to 13.1, which although tiny as a percentage of total rating, was gratifying to the Academy and ABC, because it pushed the telecast 0.1 abov...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY OSCARS LIVE-BLOG

  After a campaign that’s felt so long it seems like there should be a presidential inauguration at the end of it, here we are.  The 86th Academy Awards are about to begin, and while tedium is inevitable (Ellen DeGe...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

OSCARLAND: Why and Why Not? – Best Actor

  Continuing as we’ve done for Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress and Best Actress, here’s a final look at the pros and cons behind each nominee for Best Actor.  All are assumed to deserve the awa...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

OSCARLAND: Why and Why Not? – Best Supporting Actress

  As we did with Best Supporting Actor and will do the rest of this week with the other major categories, this is a final look at the rationales behind and against each nominee’s likelihood of winning.  We’re ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

OSCARLAND: The BAFTAs

  Although there were some new faces due to release patterns and category differences, in the big picture, the BAFTAs–Britain’s equivalent of the Oscars–turned out to be very much like the Golden Globes....
by Mitch Salem