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FRIDAY JUNE 8 BOX OFFICE RESULTS: Audiences Return in Droves

The box office is roaring back to life this weekend after three weeks of unimpressed moviegoers.  The 23rd weekend of 2012 is looking like a killer $183 million for the Top 12 films Friday-Sunday, up 38% from this weekend last...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 
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SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY STUDIO SCORECARD – 6/8/12

Now if the Madagascar animals had to battle the Prometheus aliens, that might have been interesting. OPENINGS:  PROMETHEUS (20th) edged out MADAGASCAR 3 (DreamWorks Animation/Paramount) for Friday honors ($21.4M to $20.5M), bu...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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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
 

 
 
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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Safety Not Guaranteed”

  SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED:  Worth A Ticket – Time Is Of Its Essence Nothing in SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED happens the way you’d expect.  The film was inspired by a real-life classified ad run by someone looking for ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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EARLY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE REPORT – 6/8/12

  Combine 2 big movies aimed at perfectly divergent demos, add 3D premium ticket prices, and shake well–the recipe for a strong weekend at the boxoffice. Based on preliminary Friday numbers at Deadline, both PROMETHE...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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The Sked: THURSDAY RATINGS June 7

It was another big night for the NBA and in this case ESPN as the scene shifted back to the Eastern Conference Finals.  A mammoth 4.8 rating with Adults 18-49 (and 11.1 million viewers 2+) watched LeBron James carry the Miami ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 
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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Prometheus”

  PROMETHEUS:  Worth A Ticket – For the Visual Splendor, Not the Plot   Expectations were undoubtedly too high for PROMETHEUS.  The Alien franchise (and notwithstanding Ridley Scott and co-writer Damon Lindelo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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WELCOME TO THE NEW SHOWBUZZDAILY!

We’re delighted to welcome you to the new look and style of SHOWBUZZDAILY.  As you can instantly see, while our content is the same–only better–everything else has changed.  We hope you’ll enjoy our ne...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS June 8-10

Weekend #23 of 2012 looks like it will total about $174 million for the top 12 films, up 32% from last year’s comparable weekend and up 19% from the four-year average for the weekend.  A pair of decently-reviewed openers...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 
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THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Necessary Roughness”

  WHERE WE WERE:  Dr. Dani Santino (Callie Thorne) was a happy suburban wife and mother who provided therapy to a few clients on the side, when her entire life was disrupted by a nasty divorce that left her in need of a g...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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THE SKED WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD

    The calendar may say it’s too early for the dog days of summer, but they’ve arrived at CBS.   CBS:  DOGS IN THE CITY fell sharply from its low debut to an awful 0.9, below most of the reruns on N...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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The Sked: WEDNESDAY RATINGS June 6 — Updated Sports Ratings

FOX ruled summer Wednesday yet again last night with a 2.4 preliminary Adults 18-49 rating for So You Think You Can Dance from 8-10 pm (down from a 2.7 last week and a 2.8 on the same night last year). It wasn’t like ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 
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THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6/5/12

Not a good night for grand dames.   NBC:  AMERICA’S GOT TALENT got things off to a 3.4 start, by far the biggest broadcast rating of the night, and enough to singlehandedly give the night to NBC.  But LOVE IN THE W...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Franklin & Bash”

        This summer, TNT is airing an ambitious slate of original programming, including the final season of its signature series The Closer, the launches of spinoff Major Crimes and new procedural Perception, a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
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THE SKED SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 6/3/12

  On a night when nothing even came close to ESPN’s coverage of Game 4 of the Boston/Miami NBA PLAYOFFS with its lofty 4.9 rating, there was still plenty to see elsewhere on cable.   HBO:  GAME OF THRONES had a...
by Mitch Salem