Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’
 

 

UPDATED: THE SKED CABLE/NETWORK SCORECARD – 2/10/14

  AFTERNOON UPDATE:  THE OLYMPICS adjusted up to 6.5 last night, still below the parallel night at Turin 2006 and farther behind the North American 2002/2010 games.  Of course, CPMs (the price paid by advertisers for commerc...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS August 10-12

Weekend #32 of 2012 looks like a fairly typical second weekend of August: the last gasp of summer with three films headed for modest success.  The top 12 films this weekend should total $136 million, up substantially from last...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 11.15.2019

  A bad night for WWE SMACKDOWN. DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary live+same day key advertiser demographics (adult 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54 ratings), aud...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Tuesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 11.4.2014

  NETWORK UPDATE  The 1st episode of SELFIE, ABOUT A BOY and both NBC and ABC’s Election Coverage lost 0.1 in final numbers, as did the SUPERNATURAL clip show. Ratings in key demos for the Top 25 original cable tel...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5.27.2016

  For the most part, the networks are taking Memorial Day weekend off. DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary key advertiser demographics (adult 18-34, 18-49...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Reiew: “Reverie”

  REVERIE:  Wednesday 10PM on NBC In recent seasons, original summer dramas on the broadcast networks have tended to cluster in two varieties:  straightforward procedurals like Rookie Blue and The Night Shift, and fantas...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Devious Maids”

  DEVIOUS MAIDS:  Sunday 10PM on Lifetime The comic soap DEVIOUS MAIDS, based on a Mexican telenovela, overcame a slow start to become a solid performer for Lifetime last season, rising 50% in total viewers between its pr...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Under the Dome”

  UNDER THE DOME hasn’t been particularly important as TV drama, but it’s provided some vital information to the broadcast network business.  After years–decades, really–of treating summer as a re...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 9.30.2018

  OPENINGS:  NIGHT SCHOOL (Perfect World/Universal) had a surprising 18% Saturday bump (by comparison, both Central Intelligence and Girls Trip dropped 4% on their first Saturdays), suggesting that it’s appealing to...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SERIES FINALE REVIEW: “Save Me”

  SAVE ME had a late start, but it managed to be the worst network show to premiere during the 2012-13 season.  Unspeakably self-righteous, smug and narcissistic–and also not remotely funny–it was a series abo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 6.16.2017

        NETWORK FINALS:  DATELINE and the rerun of AMERICA’S GOT TALENT rose 0.1 in final numbers, while 20/20 fell the same.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings C...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.28.2018

        NETWORK FINALS:  SPEECHLESS rose 0.1 in final numbers.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s NBA doubleheader book...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Arrival” Overperforms, But “Strange” & “Trolls” Take Veterans Day

  Veterans Day isn’t considered one of the major Hollywood holidays, but this year it provided some 3-day weekends that boosted Friday numbers (although that may catch up with some totals over the weekend and when ne...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 12.10.2017

  OPENINGS:  Even though THE DISASTER ARTIST (A24) was at just 840 theatres, its $6.4M weekend had no trouble topping its woeful newcomer competition.  That total (which may come down a bit in finals, because A24 tends t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THANKSGIVING WEEK BOX OFFICE: “Frozen” Doesn’t Put Out “Fire”

  Happy Thanksgiving to all!  Wednesday was a great day for both THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE (Lionsgate) and the new FROZEN (Disney), setting the stage for a sensational holiday box office weekend for the pair. Catchi...
by Mitch Salem