Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’



  MONSTERS UNIVERSITY:  Watch It At Home – No Dean’s List For Pixar’s Latest There’s a wonderfully charming, imaginative Pixar movie opening on Friday, one that will restore your faith in the studi...
by Mitch Salem

Final Cable 2017 Nov 28.TUE

Updated with Broadcast: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 11.28.2017

        NETWORK FINALS:  RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER, THE FLASH and THIS IS US gained 0.1 in final numbers.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart   CABLE HIGHLIG...
by Mitch Metcalf


once upon a time

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Once Upon A Time”

  ONCE UPON A TIME:  Sunday 8PM on ABC The Season 3 premiere of ONCE UPON A TIME didn’t step foot in Storybrooke, nor did it feature any flashbacks to pre-curse incarnations of the protagonists.  Whether this was a...
by Mitch Salem

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  UPDATE:  More refined Wednesday numbers are in via The Hollywood Reporter, and the major difference from the numbers below was for SILVER LININGS NOTEBOOK, which made $656K rather than $550K. still off the pace of last ...
by Mitch Salem


The Brave

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “The Brave”

  THE BRAVE:  Monday 10PM on NBC – Change the Channel In the Age of Trump, and with younger audiences migrating to alternative delivery platforms, the broadcast networks are making a play–some might call it th...
by Mitch Salem

Into the Badlands

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Into the Badlands”

  INTO THE BADLANDS:  Sunday 10PM on AMC – If Nothing Else Is On… The first 5 minutes of the pilot for INTO THE BADLANDS tell you pretty much all you need to know.  There’s an opening narration placing ...
by Mitch Salem


covert affairs

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Covert Affairs”

  In a way, COVERT AFFAIRS typifies the uncertain place where USA Network finds itself these days.  The series began in 2010 as one of USA’s mostly light-hearted “blue-sky” procedurals.  It centered aro...
by Mitch Salem

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UPDATED: Behind the Weekend US/Worldwide Box Office – 2/8/15

  Note:  due to last week’s low-grossing Super Bowl Sunday, all weekend-to-weekend comparisons appear unusually strong this week. OPENINGS:  THE SPONGEBOB MOVIE:  SPONGE OUT OF WATER (Nickelodeon/Paramount) notche...
by Mitch Salem


Final Bcast 2018 May 19.SAT

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 5.19.2018

        NETWORK FINALS:  NBC’s NHL PLAYOFFS game adjusted to 0.8 in final numbers.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPNR...
by Mitch Metcalf



      COMING THIS WEEK:  The New and Improved SHOWBUZZDAILY!     It’s a paradox of American pop culture of the moment that you can barely sell a movie ticket for anything that even smells like a ...
by Mitch Salem


International 2013 through 2014 Jan 26

2013 International Box Office through January 26

International box office for 2013 releases through January 26, 2014.  Frozen has edged past The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in the yearly worldwide rankings, and down around the #40 position, American Hustle and The ...
by Mitch Metcalf

Final Bcast 2016 May THU.05

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals ; Network Finals: 5.5.2016

        NETWORK FINALS:  THE BIG BANG THEORY earned back 0.1 in final numbers, although that was still a big drop from last week, while MOM and RUSH HOUR each lost 0.1.       Broadcast Offici...
by Mitch Metcalf


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  Sports owned the night. 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 skews (women 18...
by Mitch Metcalf

Animal Kingdom

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Animal Kingdom”

  ANIMAL KINGDOM:  Tuesday 9PM on TNT ANIMAL KINGDOM has been a key part of TNT’s rebranding as a hipper TV destination than the home of Major Crimes and The Last Ship, and tonight’s Season 2 premiere promised...
by Mitch Salem


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THE SKED: Viewers Check In to “Bates Motel” and Sunday Cable Ratings

  BATES MOTEL had a very solid start on A&E last night, with a total viewership in its initial airing of 3 million, a number that rose healthily to 4.6 million with the night’s rerun included.  It also skewed fa...
by Mitch Salem