Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’
 

 

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
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY BOXOFFICE: Thursday “Dark Knight” Update

    The midweek boxoffice path of THE DARK KNIGHT RISES has been oddly up and down.  Compared to the trajectory of The Dark Knight, it’s had a worse Monday, a better Tuesday, a worse Wednesday, and now a better...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: “The Killing” Is Mortally Wounded

  Not many people will mourn THE KILLING.  AMC’s serialized mystery saga began with a great head of steam, and seemed poised to become the network’s next big show, but it became increasingly frustrating to wat...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/26/12

Olympics minus 1. ABC:  Possibly in the belief that its activities qualified for Olympic medals, viewers thronged to WIPEOUT, giving it a 2.2 that was up 0.5 from last week.  ROOKIE BLUE was also up a bit to 1.5, winning its ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Summer Olympics Ratings Forecast

Tonight the Summer Olympics from London kicks off with the Opening Ceremony on NBC at 7:30 pm ET and PT.  The first night is generally one of the higher-rated nights of the entire Olympics and sets the tone for the 17-night sp...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “The Watch”

THE WATCH:  Not At Any Price – Do the Stars a Favor:  Don’t Watch Some terrible movies surprise and disappoint, but you could see THE WATCH coming for weeks.  The increasingly desperate marketing campaign told th...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S FALL PILOT REPORT: ABC’s “Malibu Country”

  MALIBU COUNTRY: Friday 8:30PM starting November 2 on ABC – Worth A Look Disclaimer: Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall. Pilots are often reedited and re-scor...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/25/12

The numbers weren’t worth waiting for. NBC:  The only show on network television last night to score over a 2 in the 18-49 demo was AMERICA’S GOT TALENT, airing its pre-Olympics finale and earning a 2.2.  The nigh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY BOXOFFICE: Wednesday “Dark Knight” Update

  To the extent one can be disappointed by the boxoffice of a movie that’s cruised to $211.8M in 6 days, Wednesday was an off day for THE DARK KNIGHT RISES.  Batman declined a fairly tough 23% yesterday for a $13.8M...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: ABC Fall Premiere Dates

  ABC used its podium at the Television Critics’ Association gathering today to finally release the premiere dates for its fall shows.  They are:   Friday Sept 14 8PM:   SHARK TANK 9PM:   WHAT WOULD YOU DO?...
by Mitch Salem