Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’
 

 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 5.27.2019

        NETWORK FINALS:  Game 1 of the STANLEY CUP FINALS adjusted up 0.1.  In addition, THE CODE and the reruns of 9-1-1, BULL and CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD each lost 0.1 in final numbers.      ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “The Following”

  It was no easy feat for the second season of THE FOLLOWING be even more idiotic and vicious than its Season 1.  But devotion to craft pays off in the end, and series creator Kevin Williamson and his writer/producer part...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 6.13.2019

      NETWORK FINALS:  As anticipated, ABC’s NBA FINALS rose to 6.4 after adjustment (0.1 below Monday’s Game 5), and FOX’s US OPEN coverage rose to 0.7.  In addition, the 8:30PM episode of A...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED: ABC Season Finales

  The gang’s all here, now that ABC has joined NBC, CBS, FOX and CW and announced the dates of its season finales.  Here’s the rundown: WEDNESDAY MARCH 27 8:30PM:  The Neighbors WEDNESDAY APRIL 17 8PM:  Sub...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE through July 22

The Dark Knight Rises opened with $88 million overseas in a modest 17 territories.  We’ll give Rises a preliminary overseas target of $490 million, slightly higher than 2008’s The Dark Knight, which grossed $46...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED: A Note About Cable Ratings

  There was some byplay on Twitter today about the way we and other TV ratings sites report cable ratings, and it seems worthwhile to share a few guidelines. Part of the confusion may have been caused by the way that the e...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.8.2016

  NETWORK UPDATE:  SCORPION and THE BACHELOR each gained 0.1 in final numbers. Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Turner premiered FULL FRONTAL WITH SAMANTHA BEE across severa...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “50 Shades Freed” Solid, “Peter Rabbit” OK, “15:17 To Paris” Slow

  Although still down steeply from Fifty Shades of Grey, FIFTY SHADES FREED (Perfect World/Universal) is opening on par with the initial sequel Fifty Shades Darker.  According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, Freed ear...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Ant-Man & The Wasp” Large, “The First Purge” Soft, “Sicario 2″” Drops & More

  ANT-MAN & THE WASP (Marvel/Disney) will be Marvel’s lowest-grossing 2018 release, but it was designed to have relatively minor stakes, and while it’s not in a league with Black Panther or Avengers: Infini...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday March 15 and Sunday March 16, 2014. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television population...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Bates Motel”

  The first season of BATES MOTEL pulled one of the season’s more interesting sleights of hand.  In theory a prequel to Psycho, more often than not it used the source material as pretext for a quite different kind o...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY BEHIND THE FRIDAY BOXOFFICE – 9/28/12

  What was that about Adam Sandler having career trouble? OPENINGS:  Sony‘s decision to open HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA a week before Disney’s Frankenweenie turned out to be a brilliant move, as Hotel is on track fo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard

STUDIO SCORECARD. In the worldwide studio rankings for 2013 to date, very little change from last week. TOTAL NORTH AMERICAN BOX OFFICE. Looking at wide-release films in North America (those that play on at least 400 screens at...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “The Originals”

  THE ORIGINALS has some recurring problems.  For one thing, since its antihero family the Mikaelsons are ageless supernaturals who emigrated to the US over the centuries, their foes–and even the family members who ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “DaVinci’s Demons”

  DAVINCI’S DEMONS:  8PM Saturday on Starz With Power and Outlander as the new cornerstones of its brand, Starz has moved past the oddball historical fantasy-adventure DAVINCI’S DEMONS, which began its third a...
by Mitch Salem