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SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 7/20/12

  No authoritative boxoffice figures will be available until Sunday or Monday, as the studios would prefer that they not be associated with financial issues this weekend.   Although–properly–the focus of the ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/20/12

A night, sadly, for news shows. NBC:  We don’t know at this time what the ratings have been for the 24-hour cable news networks that have been covering the Aurora shootings non-stop since Thursday night.  Friday evening...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

FRIDAY JULY 20 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

Despite the horrific murders in Aurora, Colorado at the midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises, business remained quite strong in the nation’s movie theaters throughout Friday.  The 29th weekend of 2012 is looking lik...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY BULLETIN: Preliminary Friday Boxoffice

  Both Warner Bros and the Rentrak organization, which formally reports boxoffice receipts for the studios, have chosen not to announce grosses for this weekend, out of respect for the terrible events that occurred in Colo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY NEWS: Aurora “Dark Night Rises” Repercussions

  The tragedy in Aurora, Colorado is continuing to cause ripple effects across popular culture.  According to The Hollywood Reporter, NBC and other networks have removed commercials for THE DARK KNIGHT RISES from their ai...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 6/19/12

  A new entry in the summer scripted brigade. TBS:  SULLIVAN & SON had a mediocre debut.  The first of its back-to-back episodes kicked off fairly well, just about even with the BIG BANG THEORY rerun that preceded it...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY BOXOFFICE: The Dark Knight Rises Amidst Tragedy

  It may be unseemly even to discuss the dollars and cents of movie boxoffice as we all recoil and try to get a grasp on the terrible events that took place in Colorado last night.  Such dreadful aspects of real life shou...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/19/12

A rerun has the highest score of the night. ABC:  DUETS had an ignominious exit with a series low 0.9. WIPEOUT was down 0.2 from last week to 1.6, but ROOKIE BLUE won its hour with 1.4, up from last week. CBS:  Reruns of THE ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY BOXOFFICE: The Dark Knight’s Nemeses

  Unless the world comes to an abrupt end in the next few hours, THE DARK KNIGHT RISES is going to start earning more money than The Joker set on fire in the last Batman film.  But how much?  Can Rises set records this w...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6/18/12

Another night on broadcast TV with nothing even managing a 2 rating. FOX:  SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE won the night for FOX, even though it was down 10% from last week to a 1.8. CBS:  BIG BROTHER shared the single biggest num...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: THE EMMY NOMINATIONS

  Nominations have just been announced for the 64th annual Emmy Awards.  The full list is here; below is a rundown of some of the major categories and early thoughts: BEST DRAMA Boardwalk Empire Breaking Bad Downton Abbey...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS July 20-22: Dark Knight Rises Should Be #2 Opening of All Time

Weekend #29 of 2012 looks like what last weekend should have been: $272 million for the top 12 films, up 50% from last year’s comparable weekend and up 67% from the four-year average for the weekend. Opening at 4,404 thea...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6/17/12

NBC stumbles toward the Olympics. NBC:  AMERICA’S GOT TALENT continued to fall as it heads to its season finale, with a 2.6 that (barely) won its hours but was down from last week.  LOVE IN THE WILD edged up a bit to 1,...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “The Dark Knight Rises”

THE DARK KNIGHT RISES:  Worth A Ticket – The Saga That Rewrote Superhero Movies Goes Out With A Weighty Bang Christopher Nolan likes his intricate, novelistic plotting.  You remember the portion of The Dark Knight wher...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY RETROSPECTIVE REVIEW: Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight”

  If THE DARK KNIGHT had no superhero or comic book trappings–if The Joker were scarred but not hideously made up, and Batman were a bit lower-tech and merely disguised rather than wearing a cowl and cape–Chris...
by Mitch Salem