Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’
 

 

SKEDBALL: March Madness TV Ratings through the First Friday (Updated with Tournament Averages to Date)

A very normal set of ratings for the NCAA Basketball Tournament on Friday, March 20, the second and final day of the Round of 64.  After a very exciting Thursday with many upsets and close games, Friday was more by the book, w...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekly Network Ratings & Summer to Date Standings

Projected weekly network ratings in prime time (based on four days of official nationals and three days of fast nationals).  ABC tumbles to last place with the NBA Finals all wrapped up.  The network is now pacing 12% behind ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3.30.2015

  A bad night everywhere but at ABC. DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary key advertiser demographics (adult 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54 ratings), audience skew...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED FALL PILOT REPORT: CBS’s “The Crazy Ones”

  THE CRAZY ONES:  Thursday 9PM on CBS starting Sept. 26 – Worth A Look Well, we know David E. Kelley has been watching Mad Men.  A key scene in the pilot for his new comedy THE CRAZY ONES, which is set at an ad ag...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Mad Men”

  MAD MEN:  Sunday 10PM on AMC The final season of MAD MEN was conceived by Matthew Weiner to run, as the previous seasons had, across 14 consecutive weeks, and it was AMC’s decision (for scheduling and budgetary re...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s State of the Studio: Warner Bros.

  We’re continuing our midsummer look at how Hollywood’s studios are faring in 2013.  Yesterday we scrutinized Disney, and today our gaze is fixed on Warner Bros. It’s been a tumultuous summer at Warners...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4.15.2015

  The strategy of reducing AMERICAN IDOL to one night a week isn’t working out as planned. DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary key advertiser demogr...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOX OFFICE – 7/21/13

  OPENINGS:  THE CONJURING (Warners) behaved like a horror movie on Saturday, falling 18% despite the great reviews and exit polls, but that didn’t stand in the way of its estimated huge $41.5M weekend.  That made ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Furious 7″” Roars Past Mild “Age of Adaline”

  The big box office news this weekend is happening far from these shores, as AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON (Disney) opens in slightly over half the world in advance of its US launch next Thursday night.  It had already racke...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/28/13

  What a difference a year makes:  on the same Sunday night last year, NBC averaged an 11.6 rating with adults 18-49 in prime time for the second night of competition at the London Summer Olympic Games, and the four broad...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: The End of Summer

  All this summer’s box office needed for burial was a shovel, and Hollywood provided that with a Labor Day line-up devoid of any genuinely wide new releases.  The result is going to be ugly, except for a few hardy ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Weekly Network Ratings & Summer to Date Standings

Projected weekly network ratings in prime time (based on four days of official nationals and three days of fast nationals). NBC jumped to first place the week ending Sunday, thanks to the pre-season NFL Hall of Fame Game Sunday...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5.11.2015

  A lackluster night for the networks. DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary key advertiser demographics (adult 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54 ratings), audience sk...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Toronto Film Festival Reviews: “mother!” & “Unicorn Store”

  mother! (Paramount – Sept 15):  It may come as a shock to people who have been following the marketing for Darren Aronofsky’s mother! to find out that it isn’t a horror movie at all.  It uses thriller...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED FALL PILOT REPORT: ABC’s “Super Fun Night”

  Read All Our Fall Pilot Reports here and Midseason Pilot Reports here. SUPER FUN NIGHT:  Wednesday 9:30PM on ABC starting October 2 – If Nothing Else Is On… Anyone who’s seen Rebel Wilson confidently w...
by Mitch Salem