Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’
 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: The Twilight Saga – Breaking Dawn Part 2

  THE TWILIGHT SAGA:  BREAKING DAWN PART 2:  Watch It At Home – Fangless Eternal Love, For the Last Time Even for those of us decidedly not devotees of the TWILIGHT saga, there are some things to be said for BREAKI...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: “Guys” With More Episodes and the Sad State of Network Back Orders

  Today’s announcement by NBC that GUYS WITH KIDS has received a 4-episode back order (making for a season total of 17 episodes) seems to require some note. In last night’s ratings, Guys had a 1.3 rating in 18-...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S NIELSENWAR – Week 8

  We’re now mid-way through November sweeps, and it’s time to ask once again:  What do we know now about this TV season that we didn’t know before? THERE WERE NO NEW BREAKOUT HITS THIS FALL.  Despite al...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 11/14/12

Another night to consider how low a rating can justify a back order these days. NBC:  WHITNEY returned to the NBC schedule last night, and the same nobody who watched it last year came back for more.  The show kicked off with...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: Wednesday Week 8 — The Return of Whitney: If a Tree Falls in a Forest…

NBC crashed back into fourth place, after last week’s dream-like two-hour Voice episode.  This week the regular schedule came back with one change — the return of Whitney in place of the dismal Animal Practice ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Whitney”

  WHITNEY:  Wednesday 8PM on NBC WHERE WE WERE:  Mostly in the apartment shared by Whitney (series creator Whitney Cummings) and her boyfriend Alex (Chris D’Elia), a longterm but unmarried couple who tend to hurl z...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS November 16-18

This weekend is looking incredibly strong: over $250 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, up 27% from a typical third weekend in November.  The final Twilight (12-34 females), Lincoln (35+ adults), and the second weeken...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 11/13/12

Ugliness in almost all directions. NBC:  THE VOICE had by far its worst regular outing of the season at 3.0, down 0.8 from 2 weeks ago (Election Night preempted all of primetime last week) and tying a clip show that aired on O...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: Tuesday Week 8 — A Particularly Weak Night

After two atypical Tuesdays (Election Night and a two-hour Voice the week before), NBC has come back down to a 2.6 rating with adults 18-49 on Tuesday (below the 3.3 Tuesday average so far this season), just slightly ahead of...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED: Sunday Cable Scorecard – 11/11/12

  AMC:  THE WALKING DEAD,  with another strong episode that continued to put last year’s dim drama into its rear-view mirror, recovered from its blip of slight decline the week before, up 0.7 to another gigantic 5....
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: “Nashville” Keeps Twanging

  Yesterday ABC announced a full-season order for NASHVILLE, adding the usual back 9 to its initial 13 episodes.  The show’s ratings haven’t been great, hovering in the 1.8-2.0 neighborhood in recent weeks, bu...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 11/12/12

REVOLUTION continues to slip. NBC:  There are 2 more airings of REVOLUTION before it goes off the air until late March, and these are its ratings over its past 4 airings:  3.3, 3.0, 2.8 and last night’s 2.6.  Now, 2.6 ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: Monday Week 8

A very similar night last night in the ratings compared to last Monday.  NBC still on top despite a slight cool down, while the rank order of the other networks remains the same. ESPN’s Monday Night Football (Kansas Ci...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKLY BOX OFFICE ACTUALS & YEAR TO DATE November 5-11

The Past Week: Total Box Office Volume All films in wide release playing between November 5 and November 11 grossed an excellent $207 million, up 22% from the four-year average for the week and up 30% from the same week last ye...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Broadcast Network Rankings through Week 7

SEASON TO DATE through seven full weeks (46 nights of official ratings and 3 nights of adjusted fast nationals), NBC is averaging a 2.85 rating in prime time (up 23% from the same period last year). CBS is in second place with...
by Mitch Metcalf