Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’
 

 

THE SKED: CBS Renewals

  There wasn’t much tumult expected in the CBS 2013-14 schedule, especially since The Eye will be this season’s #1 network, and today the most of its line-up was renewed (and a couple of others were omitted jus...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S TUESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/26/13

The Voice continues to make NBC executives raise their voices in song. NBC:  In final numbers, the return of the Tuesday edition of THE VOICE was at the show’s fall Tuesday average  of 4.1,  tripling what the networ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Box Office Year to Date: Still Pretty Lame

2013 remains solidly on the same pace as the other second-tier years recently.   Through 11 weeks, 2013 totals $1.692 billion for wide-release films in North America (those playing at more than 400 screens).  2008 was $1.664 ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED’S MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/25/13

The Voice sings sweetly for NBC, NBC:  To the great relief of NBC, THE VOICE returned with a 4.7 rating, higher than the show’s fall average and just slightly below the highest rating of its fall cycle.  (It was, how...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED MIDSEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Revolution”

  REVOLUTION:  Monday 10PM on NBC Of all the mysteries that surround the events of NBC’s REVOLUTION, the one that definitely won’t be answered this season is how the show would rate if it didn’t have T...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports Ratings

CBS and the other networks carrying March Madness had a very good round three Sunday (round two if you are a purist and don’t count the silly “play in” games as round one).  The CBS tripleheader games yesterd...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Weekly & Season Network Ratings

Thanks to the NCAA tournament and more original episodes on the other nights, CBS moved back into first place for the week ending Sunday.  Based on four nights of official ratings and three nights of adjusted fast nationals, C...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/24/13

  CBS:  From Mitch Metcalf:  The regular CBS Sunday schedule is on a 45-50 minute slide.  The NCAA tournament ran over to about 7:50 pm (North Carolina vs Kansas).  The 3.8 adult 18-49 rating shown above is an adjusted...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE through March 24

Updated International Box Office chart below.  Big movers this week include The Croods (debuting on the chart with $63 million overseas to date), Oz the Great and Powerful (up $42 million overseas this week) and Jack the ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

BEHIND THE WEEKEND BOXOFFICE – 3/24/13

  OPENINGS:  The only reason to make a movie like THE CROODS (DreamWorks Animation/20th) is to get a piece of the remarkable overseas business that the Ice Age franchise sees ($716M on the last one alone), but so far,...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES March 22-24 — Updated

Based on Saturday’s grosses, Weekend #12 of 2013 is another down weekend (making it 10 down weekends out of 12 this year so far): $130 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday (down 9% from an average comparable weekend...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOXOFFICE – 3/22/13

  OPENINGS:  THE CROODS (DreamWorks Animation/20th) did well enough to keep the wolves away from DreamWorks’ door, but its $11.6M openung day and likely $43M weekend are hardly impressive–compare them to the ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/22/13

  NCAA Basketball didn’t change much for the other networks. ABC:  The night’s winner, but none of its shows were higher than 1.6.  That number belonged to the season finale of LAST MAN STANDING (up 0.2 fr...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

FRIDAY MARCH 22 BOX OFFICE REPORT

Based on Friday’s grosses, Weekend #12 of 2013 is another down weekend (making it 10 down weekends out of 12 this year so far): $128 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday (down 10% from an average comparable weekend ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/21/13

  March Madness takes a toll on American Idol.   CBS:  Per Mitch Metcalf:  The CBS numbers are adjusted fast nationals (ShowbuzzDaily estimates of what the live telecast will look like in the official nationals whe...
by Mitch Salem