Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’
 

 

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
 

 
 

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

Even more than most Sundays, last night there was football… and everything else. ABC:  A dismal night for the network’s scripted shows.  With a football overrun stretching into the 8PM hour on FOX, ONCE UPON A TIM...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SKEDBALL: Weekend Ratings Bowl

Welcome to the first edition of ShowbuzzDaily’s SKEDBALL, a weekly look at the weekend afternoon sports daypart on television.  This past Saturday was filled with college football games, as is typical in the fall, and on...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE through November 11

Updated International chart — now tracking the past six months on a rolling basis.  At any given time, that will translate to about 75 films on the chart at a time. New this week is Skyfall, which will probably top out...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOXOFFICE – 11/11/12

  OPENINGS: The weekend belonged to Bond.  James Bond.  SKYFALL (Sony/MGM) had by far the biggest start for any Bond movie in the US, with an estimated $87.8M.  That’s more than $20M ahead of the previous record-h...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Saturday Ratings — College Football in a Rare Fumble

Last night ABC won prime time with a disappointing 1.7 adult 18-49 rating in the fast nationals for the Notre Dame-Boston College game in which the Fighting Irish extended their undefeated season.  The game will go up in the o...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED REVIEW: SNL With Anne Hathaway

  Anne Hathaway has been one of the most versatile of recent SNL hosts, and in her third stint tonight, the show used her heavily, featuring her in everything but the cold open, Update and a brief pre-taped commercial paro...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOXOFFICE – 11/9/12

  Bond is Boxoffice.  Big boxoffice. OPENINGS:  SKYFALL (Sony/MGM) and its $30.8M opening day (that doesn’t include $2.2M from Thursday’s IMAX-only “previews”) was about 12% ahead of the first day...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 11/9/12

That didn’t take long. ABC:  At twin 1.6s, LAST MAN STANDING and MALIBU COUNTRY are still “hits” by Friday standards.  (Just ask NBC, which has been calling Grimm a hit for a year and a half with ratings at ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Friday Ratings — ABC Settles Down But Still Wins the Night

ABC turned in a 1.8 rating with adults 18-49 last night, down from the 2.0 last week but still #1 for the night.  Last Man Standing and Malibu Country each posted a 1.6 rating in their second week (down four-tenths of a rat...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 9 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

Weekend #45 is on pace to exceed the multi-year average for this weekend by well over 20%.  Skyfall matched our bullish ShowbuzzDaily forecast and is on track to be the best-opening and best-grossing Bond film ever.   Wreck-I...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Malibu Country”

A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and the production of episodes for the regular season: a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may have ha...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: There Can Never Be Enough of “The Voice”

  NBC will, not unexpectedly, milk the fall cycle finale of THE VOICE for all it’s worth.  The first part of the finale will be shortened to 90 minutes from its usual Monday 2 hours, airing December 17 from 8-9:30PM...
by Mitch Salem