Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’
 

 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY CABLE SCORECARD – 11/18/12

  AMC:  The zombies were a bit subdued this week, as THE WALKING DEAD went back to its 4.9 level from 2 weeks ago, after last week’s climb back to 5.6.  As the show finally neared the intersection of its prison and...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Blood & Oil”

  BLOOD & OIL:  Sunday 9PM on ABC – If Nothing Else Is On… ABC’s BLOOD & OIL, along with the same network’s midseason The Catch, holds the season’s crown for the most alterations infl...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

FRIDAY JULY 25 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, weekend #30 of 2014 looks like $137 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, better than our forecast earlier this week ($128 million) but still -8% below the norm for this weekend. Opening a...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 30 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

Based on Friday’s grosses, Weekend #48 is on pace to exceed the multi-year average for this weekend by 33% — the fourth weekend in a row 20% or more above the comparable weekend average.  All credit goes to strong ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 10.3-4.2015

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday October 3 through Sunday October 4, 2015. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television popu...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON (and New Network) PREMIERE REVIEW: “Cougar Town”

  The cul de sac has moved south along the dial, but aside from that, there’s nothing very different about the TBS version of COUGAR TOWN, transported last night pretty much intact from its prior home on ABC.  (It&#...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “No Good Deed” Far From Punished; “Dolphin Tale 2″” Flounders

  It was a surprisingly lopsided win on Friday for NO GOOD DEED (Screen Gems/Sony), although things may tighten up a bit over the course of the weekend.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, No Good Deed earned $...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 3.4.2018

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is an updated look at the 2018 film slates by studio. The studio totals also include 2018 dollars for films released in late 2017. YEAR TO DATE BOX OFFICE. Looking at North American box offic...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED REVIEW: SNL with Martin Short

  How do you launch 90 minute of live television comedy less than 36 hours after one of the most awful crimes in American history?  SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE tried to finesse the moment by starting its telecast tonight with a c...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Tuesday Cable Originals: 8.19.2014

NETWORK UPDATE:  As expected, FOOD FIGHTERS and AMERICA’S GOT TALENT exchanged 0.1s in final network numbers.  EXTREME WEIGHT LOSS and 20/20 each gained 0.1.  In addition, the FAMILY GUY rerun rose 0.1 and the SUPERNAT...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

UPDATED: CHRISTMAS BOXOFFICE: Can You Hear the People Sing?

NOTE:  THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED TO REFLECT OFFICIAL STUDIO ESTIMATES FOR CHRISTMAS DAY. There was plenty under the tree for Hollywood this Christmas Day.  The major tinsel came from LES MISERABLES (Universal), which is proj...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Tuesday Cable Originals: 8.26.2014

  NETWORK UPDATE:  Both BACHELOR IN PARADISE and 20/20 climbed 0.1 in final network numbers. Below are the ratings in key demos for last night’s Top 25 original cable telecasts.  If there are any lower-rated series...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

NEW YEAR’S DAY BOXOFFICE: At the End Of the Day

  (Almost) everything shot up at the boxoffice on New Year’s Day, but one zoomed more than the rest:  DJANGO UNCHAINED (Weinstein/Sony) challenged THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY (Warners/MGM) for the daily lead&#...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: Cable Premiere Ratings

  It’s been a busy couple of days for premieres and returns on basic cable (pay cable’s big night is this upcoming Sunday, when both HBO and Showtime begin their winter schedules).  The winner:  PRETTY LITTLE...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the Friday Box Office: 9/12/14

  OPENINGS:  NO GOOD DEED (Screen Gems/Sony) surged ahead of expectations with a $8.8M Friday.  The level of its frontloadedness, however, isn’t yet clear.  2009’s Obsessed, an April 2009 Screen Gems thrille...
by Mitch Salem