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Studio YTD 2014 as of 2014 Jul 06

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Paramount again had the biggest week of all the major studios (up $177 million worldwide since last week) exclusively because of continued overseas grosses for Transformers: Age of Extinction.  F...
by Mitch Metcalf

Studio YTD 2015 as of 2015 Feb 1

Year to Date Box Office & Worldwide Studio Scorecard 2.1.2015

WORLDWIDE STUDIO SCORECARD.  Here is the updated 2015 Scorecard  If you are interested in the 2014 Scorecard, scroll down to the bottom of the post (as the remnants of overseas box office for late 2014 films continue to tric...
by Mitch Metcalf


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Weekly Network Ratings & Summer to Date Standings

Projected weekly network ratings in prime time (based on four days of official nationals and three days of fast nationals).  ABC tumbles to last place with the NBA Finals all wrapped up.  The network is now pacing 12% behind ...
by Mitch Metcalf

Into the Badlands

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Into the Badlands”

  The first season of AMC’s INTO THE BADLANDS felt entirely predigested.  It was Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon by way of Game of Thrones by way of every post-apocalyptic Chosen One fantasy you’ve ever seen. ...
by Mitch Salem


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NIELSENWAR: The NBC Fall 2017 Schedule

  The Upfronts are officially here, more troubled than ever thanks to the ever-declining ratings at the broadcast networks.  (This Variety article does a good job of laying out the ways in which business considerations ar...
by Mitch Salem

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 7.1.2016

      NETWORK FINALS:  The only change from preliminary numbers was a 0.1 drop for the HOME FREE rerun.     Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  It was the s...
by Mitch Metcalf


Inside Out

EARLY FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: “Inside Out” Takes The Day, But “Jurassic” Lies In Wait

  INSIDE OUT (Pixar/Disney) is in line for the biggest non-sequel opening in the history of animation.  Preliminary numbers at Deadline have it winning Friday with $32.8M (that includes $3.7M from Thursday night), on its ...
by Mitch Salem

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The Sked: Tuesday Week 4

Tuesday fast national ratings indicate NBC owned the night thanks to the continued domination of The Voice.  The night was interrupted by the second Presidential Debate.  For most networks, there will be around 80 minutes of ...
by Mitch Metcalf


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  NBC’s undead are starting to look like corpses. NBC:  Just 3 weeks into its season, GRIMM is down to 1.3, already as low as the show scored all last spring.  That’s down half a point from its season debut 2...
by Mitch Salem

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Weekly Network Ratings & Summer to Date Standings: Updated Final Numbers

The weekly network ratings in prime time (now based on seven days of official nationals) are final, with substantial downward revisions from our estimate yesterday. The Saturday fast national ratings were vastly overstated beca...
by Mitch Metcalf


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SHOWBUZZDAILY FILM REVIEW: “Blue Is the Warmest Color”

  BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR:  Buy A Ticket – A 3-Hour Deep Dive Into A Character’s Soul BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR is relentlessly, sometimes suffocatingly intimate.  By that I don’t mean its celebrated,...
by Mitch Salem

Rogue One

Behind the US/Worldwide Weekend Box Office – 12/26/16

  HOLIDAY BOX OFFICE NOTES:  We only have partial international numbers for the weekend box office, and those we have reflect the fact that in some European and Latin American markets (including the UK), theatres are enti...
by Mitch Salem


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The AUDIENCE MAP series continues with a look at fall 2015:  CBS’s primetime lineup is shown below.  As a reminder, the programs are arranged by broadcast schedule, with each show placed on the night it spent most of t...
by Mitch Metcalf


UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 12.14.2016

        NETWORK FINALS:  The SNL CHRISTMAS SPECIAL rose 0.1 in final numbers, but both the SURVIVOR finale and the REUNION SPECIAL lost the same.           Broadcast Official Nationals ...
by Mitch Metcalf


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Weekend Studio Estimates 12.5-7.2014

Based on Friday’s grosses, weekend #49 of 2014 looks like $70 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, similar to yesterday’s estimate ($69 million), down 9% the norm for this weekend ($78 million) and down 19% f...
by Mitch Metcalf