Posts Tagged ‘Weekend’
 

 

Weekend Studio Estimates 2.6-8.2015

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, weekend #6 of 2015 now looks like $139 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, up slightly from yesterday’s estimate ($135 million) and up a bit from the norm for ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES January 4-6

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, Weekend #1 of 2013 is now on pace for $126 million, a touch stronger than it looked yesterday and still very much line with the comparable weekend in previous years.  Both ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS April 19-21

Only one new opener (Oblivion) and only one decent holdover (42) mean it’s pretty slim pickings at the box office this weekend: less than $100 million for the top 12 films, down 11-22% from the same weekend in recent year...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Box Office Predictions 7.3-5.2015

Weekend #27 of 2015 is looking like $161 million for the top 12 films this weekend, a touch below the norm for the same weekend the past few years but well above last year’s Independence Day Weekend dud (see compariso...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS May 10-12

As Dark Shadows followed The Avengers last year in the second weekend of May, The Great Gatsby will try to follow Iron Man 3’s huge opening last weekend.  Let’s face it, the TV spots for Gatsby make the film look l...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Box Office Predictions JAN 31-FEB 2

Weekend #5 of 2014 is looking like $74 million for the top 12 films, a significant 17% below the average for this challenging weekend the past few years.  Super Bowl weekend is always a tough one, with the distraction of the ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS February 15-17

The 7th weekend of 2013 looks like it will be down from prior years but not at the excessive rates we have seen the past few weekends.  We expect $121 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, 6% to 15% below the normal pace...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Box Office Predictions JUNE 27-29

Weekend #26 of 2014 (the halfway mark for the year already) is looking like $175 million for the top 12 films this weekend, 8% below the norm for this weekend and 4% below the same weekend last year, which featured two modera...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions AUGUST 30-SEPTEMBER 1

The 35th weekend of the year is looking like $83 million for the top 12 films, exactly in line with the Friday-Sunday portions of recent Labor Day weekends and among the three or four weakest weekends of the entire year.  Aft...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Weekend Studio Estimates AUGUST 2-4

Based on Friday’s and Saturday’s grosses, Weekend #31 of 2013 still looks like a surprisingly weak $126 million for the top 12 films, down 4% from the average for this weekend the past few years (the first such decl...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions FEB 28-MAR 2

Weekend #9 of 2014 is looking like an lame $102 million for the top 12 films, 33% behind the average for this weekend the past several years. With The Lego Movie returning to Earth and neither of the new movies this weekend lo...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 28 BOX OFFICE RESULTS — Sony Saves the Day

After three tough weekends with 20-25% declines versus prior years, the 39th weekend of 2012 is looking like $101 million for the Top 12 films Friday-Sunday, up 13% from the same weekend last year.  Sony opened two films to tw...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 5.30-31.2015

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday May 30 and Sunday May 31, 2015. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television population. Cl...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY OCTOBER 28 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

> DreamWorks’ Puss In Boots is opening at a solid #1 but below its forecast.  Paranormal Activity 3 is sporting a 65% decline in its second weekend (just under $20 million for the weekend), but it has nonetheless bee...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY APR 1 NUMBERS: Hop Surprisingly Strong

> Based on Friday’s numbers, Hop is blowing past the ShowbuzzDaily Forecast, according to preliminary weekend estimates.  While not quite the $56 million opening for Despicable Me and certainly no...
by Mitch Salem