Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’
 

 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS through June 17

Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted had a good week around the world, now $157 million overseas to date (up from $76 million last week).  Madagascar is headed for $600+ million worldwide ($215 million domestic according t...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE SCORECARD

  Will it really be that happy a Father’s Day?  Almost every movie in the market is estimating an unusually low Sunday drop because of the holiday, although the Father’s Day effect normally helps only all-fami...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: SATURDAY RATINGS June 16 — U.S. Open Golf Decent

NBC won Saturday night with a 1.5 preliminary Adults 18-49 rating (subject to upward revision due to the live broadcast feed to the west coast).  Coverage of the third round of the U.S. Open golf championship from Olympic Club...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES June 15-17 — Yep, the Weekend Still Sucks

The weekend continues to look very close to the way it did yesterday morning.  Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted looks like $35.5 million, according to the studio estimate this morning (down a decent 41% from the openin...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE REPORT – 6/16/12

Nothing much changed at the boxoffice between Friday and Saturday, and that was bad news for the weekend’s openings. According to preliminary numbers at Deadline, neither ROCK OF AGES (Warners) nor THAT’S MY BOY (So...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY LA FILM FEST REVIEW: “People Like Us”

  PEOPLE LIKE US:  Watch It At Home – Not The First Movie Like This   Sam Harper (Chris Pine) is a guy we’ve met before.  He’s the fast-talking, self-absorbed hustler who gets along in life by shee...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 6/15/12

  Friday’s boxoffice was like The Good, The Bad & The Ugly–except without the “good.” OPENINGS:  All the stunt casting in the world couldn’t make anyone want to see ROCK OF AGES (Warners)...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6/15/12

Network Programmer conversation today:  “OK, Niagara Falls on a high wire worked–next time, let’s do someone walking on his hands across the Grand Canyon.” “Hopping across the Sahara Desert!”...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: FRIDAY RATINGS June 15 — ABC Scores with Live Programming

Live programming pays off in this world of countless channels, DVRs and online streaming.  ABC averaged a 2.1 rating with Adults 18-49 from 8-11 pm last night in the preliminary fast nationals on a night devoted to a high-wire...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY JUNE 15 BOX OFFICE RESULTS — Two Big Misses

Back to barren summer theaters.  The 24th weekend of 2012 is looking like a very weak $122 million for the Top 12 films Friday-Sunday, down 17% from this weekend last year and down 21% from a more normal third weekend in June....
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Fairly Legal”

  There were a lot of nips and tucks in the now-concluded 2d season of USA’s FAIRLY LEGAL.  The show overall had a less comedic feel, and the heroine, Kate Reed (Sarah Shahi), was turned into more of an adult, which...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE REPORT – 6/15/12

Question #1 on this weekend’s boxoffice:  if The Dark Knight Rises is a blockbuster but everything else Warners releases this summer is a bomb, is the studio having a good summer?  Based on preliminary Friday numbers at...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Burn Notice”

BURN NOTICE – Thursday 9PM on USA   WHERE WE WERE:  On the jailhouse steps.  Uber-evil Anson Fullerton (Jere Burns), the shrink who “burned” our hero Michael Westen (Jeffrey Donovan) and destroyed his C...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 6/14/12

Everyone knows it’s not worthwhile for the networks to put on real programming during the summer, because no one watches… except for the 14 million or so who tuned in last night. ABC:  Miami and Oklahoma City coope...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: THURSDAY RATINGS June 14 — NBA Continues Strong

The NBA ruled the airwaves again last night, with a preliminary 5.8 Adult 18-49 rating. This will probably go up to over a 7 rating in the official nationals when the west coast viewing is properly factored in, putting Game 2 o...
by Mitch Metcalf