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ShowbuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: July 29 Update

One slate had a significant gain this week: Team Weil was up $180 million over the last seven days to $734 million, vaulting into second place.  The Dark Knight Rises accounted for most of that increase, although Ice Age 4 ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKLY BOX OFFICE ACTUALS & YEAR TO DATE: July 23-29

A fairly forgettable week at the box office — two new films open to little business and Dark Knight Rises continues to lead the pack, although at a significantly slower pace than its predecessor The Dark Knight. The Past ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Broadcast Network Weekly & Summer Averages: The Amazing Power of the Olympics

Based on fast nationals for Friday-Sunday and official national ratings for Monday-Thursday, the week of July 23-29 of course goes to NBC by a mile — but the network’s weekly average this past week is just a taste o...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Summer Olympics Ratings Day 3

Last night, NBC averaged a preliminary 11.4 rating with Adults 18-49 in prime time.  This edges the Beijing rating for the same night, which itself towered over the other recent summer Games.  Last night the NBC rating peaked...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE through July 29

Overseas box office for The Dark Knight Rises has risen to $248 million to date, up from $88 million at this time last week.  The ultimate overseas number could hit $490 million, up somewhat from $469 million for The Dark K...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 7/29/12

  THE DARK KNIGHT RISES (Warners) did indeed have a big Saturday, as the preliminary numbers estimated–up 40% from Friday and fueling what should be a $63-65M 2d weekend, down about 60% from the opening.  It continu...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES July 27-29: Dark Knight Rises Slays the Openers But Still Consistently Lags Behind the Dark Knight

The Dark Knight Rises is now looking like a $64.1 million second weekend, down 60% from last weekend’s opening.  (The second weekend looks stronger than it appeared yesterday morning, but it still is significantly behind...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Summer Olympics Ratings Night 2 — Solid But Not Record Breaking

The second night of the London Summer Olympics (and the first night of competition featuring Beach Volleyball, Men’s Gymnastics Qualifying, and Swimming — including the official changing of the guard as Michael Phel...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY BOXOFFICE: Early Weekend Report – 7/28/12

  Last night’s preliminary numbers for THE DARK KNIGHT RISES (Warners) turned out to be unduly optimistic, so the currently promising estimates for Saturday should be taken, for now, with a modicum of salt.  Accordi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S FALL PILOT REPORT: NBC’s “The New Normal”

  THE NEW NORMAL: Tuesday 9:30PM starting September 11 on NBC -If Nothing Else Is On… Disclaimer: Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall. Pilots are often reedited...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

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: Olympic Opening Ceremony Ratings: Early Fast Nationals Indicate Huge Success for NBC

The prime time portion of the Opening Ceremony of the London Olympics averaged a stunning 12.4 rating with Adults 18-49, blowing away last year’s 10.3 rating from Beijing (which was very good for an Olympics not hosted by...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY JULY 27 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

The 30th weekend of 2012 is looking like a weak $119 million for the Top 12 films Friday-Sunday, down 30% from the same weekend last year.  The Dark Knight Rises continues to fall significantly off the pace of 2008’s The...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY BOXOFFICE: Early Friday Numbers

  THE DARK KNIGHT RISES (Warners) remained effortlessly in front for a 2d straight weekend, according to preliminary Friday numbers at Deadline.  Rises earned another $20M on Friday, bringing it to $245M in 8 days, and a ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: Thursday Scripted Cable Scorecard – 7/26/12

  USA:  Another strong night for the BURN NOTICE/SUITS duo.  Burn, which uncharacteristically featured the killing of a major recurring character, was the highest-rated show on cable with 1.4 in 18-49s (slightly up from ...
by Mitch Salem