Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’
 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6/5/12

Not a good night for grand dames.   NBC:  AMERICA’S GOT TALENT got things off to a 3.4 start, by far the biggest broadcast rating of the night, and enough to singlehandedly give the night to NBC.  But LOVE IN THE W...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Franklin & Bash”

        This summer, TNT is airing an ambitious slate of original programming, including the final season of its signature series The Closer, the launches of spinoff Major Crimes and new procedural Perception, a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 6/3/12

  On a night when nothing even came close to ESPN’s coverage of Game 4 of the Boston/Miami NBA PLAYOFFS with its lofty 4.9 rating, there was still plenty to see elsewhere on cable.   HBO:  GAME OF THRONES had a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Cable Ratings May 29-June 4

The highest rated program on cable the past week was Game 4 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals on ESPN, a very good 4.9 rating with Adults 18-49 Sunday night.  (Boston tied the series 2-2 with a 93-91 overtime victory over t...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6/4/12

  If only NBC could just show talent competitions…   NBC:  If it weren’t for a 1.0 GRIMM rerun at 10PM,  NBC would easily have won the night.  AMERICA’S GOT TALENT was Monday’s highest-rated...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED PILOT REVIEW: “Longmire”

      COMING THIS WEEK:  The New and Improved SHOWBUZZDAILY!     It’s a paradox of American pop culture of the moment that you can barely sell a movie ticket for anything that even smells like a ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

FULL WEEK BOX OFFICE ACTUALS and YEAR TO DATE May 28-June 3

Snow White and the Huntsman opened solidly above expectations this past weekend, but the past week marks another down weekend overall for the Hollywood studios.  Too many other movies have failed to catch fire as The Avengers ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6/3/12

      This morning, every singing competition series tried to sign Adele. NBC:  ADELE LIVE IN LONDON did (for summer) a very solid 1.7, winning its hour and beating ABC’s season premiere of Secret Milliona...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Game of Thrones”

        After last week’s tumultuous, spectacular battle of Blackpool, tonight’s Season 2 finale of GAME OF THRONES was, necessarily, somewhat lower-key.  It served more as a coda, and as a tran...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS through June 3

Men in Black 3 increased to $275 million overseas to date (up sharply from $132 million last week).  Battleship has stalled overseas — the foreign total is now $235 million (up marginally from $233 million last week)...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 6/3/12

  Universal, having eaten a poisoned apple with Battleship, is relieved by this weekend’s tastier produce. OPENINGS:  SNOW WHITE & THE HUNTSMAN (Universal) muscled its way to a $56.3M opening, which is what it n...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE REPORT – 6/2/12

  SNOW WHITE & THE HUNTSMAN (Universal) had a 5% Friday-to-Saturday bump, according to preliminary numbers at Deadline, which doesn’t say much for its word of mouth (the dreaded Battleship went up 11% on its seco...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 6/1/12

  Vulture picked the wrong weekend to predict Universal’s demise. OPENINGS:  SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN (Universal) had a very good $20.3M Friday, and will do better than $50M for the weekend, successfully selling (mal...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6/1/12

  Best Friends not forever. NBC:  The burn-off of the final episodes of BEST FRIENDS FOREVER was ugly, as they scored a CW-level 0.6.  DATELINE more than doubled that with a 1.4, winning the 9PM hour and a close 2d place...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

FRIDAY JUNE 1 BOX OFFICE RESULTS: Snow White Surprises But Total Business Still Sags

The 22nd weekend of 2012 is looking like a soft $130 million for the Top 12 films Friday-Sunday, down 15% from this weekend last year.  Snow White and the Huntsman is opening much stronger than forecast (and the weekend overal...
by Mitch Metcalf