Posts Tagged ‘sunday’
 

 

THE SKED: SUNDAY Ratings This Fall

> SUNDAYS this Fall officially start September 25, although the real ratings action on Sunday Nights, Sunday Night Football on NBC, has already kicked off to monster ratings.  The entire CBS schedule premieres in Sept...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED PILOT REPORT: AMC’s “Hell On Wheels”

> Disclaimer:  Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall.  Pilots are often reedited and rescored, and in some cases even recast or reshot.  So these critiques sh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: The (Last) Return of “Entourage” and Cable Sundays

> On summer Sunday nights, the 4 broadcast networks air a grand total of zero hours of original scripted programming; instead, viewers get a strict diet of animated repeats (FOX) and unscripted series like Big Brother (CBS), Am...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: Early “Dead”

> AMC has just announced the Season 2 premiere for THE WALKING DEAD, and they’ve made an interesting decision:  when the show returns on Sunday October 16, it will air at 9PM instead of its original timeslot at 10.&n...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES JUNE 10-12: Super 8 Above Forecast But Not As High As Reported Yesterday

>Super 8 now looks like a $37 million opening weekend based on Friday and Saturday results.  The weekend top 12 should be down 6% from 2010.    The ShowbuzzDaily Domestic Final estimates now show that Super 8 sho...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES MAY 27-29: Hangover 2 and Panda 2 Slightly Higher for the Weekend

>Weekend Studio Estimates came in slightly higher than yesterday’s first look for Hangover Part II and Kung Fu Panda 2.  Weekend is up almost 50% over last year.  The ShowbuzzDaily Domestic Final estimates now s...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED: WHAT TO WATCH THIS FALL ON WEEKENDS (1st Draft)

> Just how big a fan are you of RULES OF ENGAGEMENT?  If CBS dropped it off the top of the Empire State Building, would you jump after it?  Because that’s pretty much what they’ve done by (probably only te...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: Sunday Ratings Projections

> A few notes: these projections are for original episodes (no repeats) aired in the 4th quarter of 2011.  Series premieres will likely be .3-.4 higher, thanks to network marketing pushes, and then tend to go down over tim...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES MAY 20-22: Pirates #1 But Bridesmaids Holds Strong

> As expected, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides opens at #1, but Bridesmaids steals the show with an impressive second weekend. The ShowbuzzDaily Domestic Final estimates now show that Pirates of the Caribbean: On St...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES APR 29-MAY 1: Fast Five Even Stronger

>Fast Five is even stronger after a strong Saturday.  Biggest April opening ever pushes the weekend to 55% above last year’s comparable weekend. The ShowbuzzDaily Domestic Final estimates now show that Fast Five shou...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES APR 22-24: A Return to the Box Office

> Up nearly 40% from last year, this weekend is being fueled by returning family films like  Rio and Hop (legitimate hits) and moderate films like Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family and Water for Elephants....
by Mitch Metcalf