Posts Tagged ‘Weekend’
 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions 8.21-23.2015

Weekend #34 of 2015 is looking like $105 million for the top 12 films this weekend, above the norm for this weekend (see comparisons below). Sinister 2 from Focus/Universal should open with a $15.5 million three-day weekend....
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 4.9-10.2016

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday April 9 and Sunday April 10, 2016. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television population....
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Weekend Box Office Predictions 9.9-11.2016

Weekend #37 of 2016 forecasts for films opening wide and major returning films: NEW FILMS THIS WEEKEND September 9-11, 2016 Critics Positive ($ millions) Opening Weekend Forecast Domestic Total Projection Overseas Total Projec...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

GREEN LANTERN MIDNIGHT BOX OFFICE DATA

>DeadlineHollywood is reporting Green Lantern earned $3.35 million at midnight plays (at 1,810 theaters).  This result is similar to recent midnight previews for Thor and X-Men: First Class.  (See Mitch Salem’s ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES: August 12-14

>Based on Friday and Saturday box office (and estimated Sunday numbers), Rise of the Planet of the Apes will continue to hold the #1 spot, although The Help performed better than expected with $25.5 million Friday-Sunday and $3...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS December 23-25

>With Christmas coming this Sunday a host of films arrive this important weekend, with three films opening wide Wednesday (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Adventures of Tintin, and the wide expansion of Mission: Impossible...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES March 2-4

>The weekend studio estimates (based on Friday and Saturday actuals and projections for Sunday) are coming in slightly stronger than the weekend numbers posted yesterday (based on Friday actuals only).  The box office volu...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS May 11-13

Weekend #19 of 2012 looks like it will be about $163 million for the top 12 films, up 26% from last year’s comparable weekend and up the same amount from the four-year average for this weekend.  Only one movie dares to o...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 21 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

The 38th weekend of 2012 is looking like $73 million for the Top 12 films Friday-Sunday, down 31% from the same weekend last year and now the third weekend in a row down significant double-digit percentages.  The past three we...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS December 14-16

The busy Christmas film season gets going this weekend with the opening of The Hobbit.  Not much else is happening at the box office as the movies from the last two weeks are pretty much dead and the Thanksgiving movies are ge...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS March 1-3

The 9th weekend of 2013 looks like a problem: $96 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, down 37% from the same weekend last year.  One movie should open decently, while all the holdovers are wilting.  The last six weeks...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports Ratings — Preakness Does OK

The second leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown was up versus last year (the pre-race coverage was up 24-49% versus last year, while the race coverage was up only 9% versus last year).  Certainly, millions of TV sets were ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday July 13 and Sunday July 14, 2013. (The 56 markets out of 210 total cover about 70% of the US television population.) ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 13 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, Weekend #37 of 2013 looks like a very good $97 million for the top 12 films, up 18% from the average for the same weekend the past few years. Opening at 3,049 theaters Friday, Insidious Chapte...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 8 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, Weekend #45 of 2013 looks like $160 million for the top 12 films, not the record we had forecast but still 21% above the recent average for this weekend. Opening at 3,841 theaters Friday, Thor:...
by Mitch Metcalf