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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: July 4 Update

Posted July 4, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Through Monday, July 4, Team Metcalf has pulled within $60 million of Team Salem.  Metcalf will enjoy another few weeks of Transformers: Dark of the Moon and two more marginal openings before Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 on July 15 puts Salem back in the driver’s seat.  Next update on Friday.

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT August 5 Update

Posted August 5, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Through Thursday, Team Metcalf’s lead in the ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft stands at almost $115 million.  This weekend Team Salem opens Rise of the Planet of the Apes, while Team Metcalf has no movies left to open.  Check back Monday for the update with the weekend’s numbers, and click “Read more” to see the updated chart. […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY SUMMER MOVIE BLOCKBUSTER DRAFT UPDATE – May 20

Posted May 21, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

> We promise that starting next week, when the battle’s been joined in earnest, there will be an honest-to-god chart and more goodies to update you all on the progress of our Summer Movie Blockbuster Draft.  This week, though, it’s still totally one-sided: Team Metcalf THOR:  $129,906,155 BRIDESMAIDS:  $38,459,240 TOTAL:  $168,365,395 Team Salem $0 A […]

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SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: June 10 Update — CORRECTION!

Posted June 11, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

> A gigantic apology…the total for Team Salem is now correct.  Salem leads by about $75 million going into this weekend.  Thanks to the comment by “Anonymous” for spotting the error by Metcalf (unintentional, I swear!).  Updated totals for the first annual ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft show Team Salem $800,000 ahead of Team Metcalf through […]

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2012 Summer Movie Draft: The Race Is On

Posted May 7, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

And the race begins.  Team Metcalf is off to an early lead in the second annual ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft, thanks to a big head start from Marvel’s The Avengers (Metcalf’s top pick and the #2 pick overall).  The Avengers came in officially at a resounding $207.4 million for its record-setting domestic opening weekend.  Keep […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT August 10 Update

Posted August 12, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>With over $3 billion of summer box office through Wednesday, only $53 million separates Teams Metcalf and Salem.  Metcalf’s slate of movies leads with $1.59 billion versus $1.54 billion for Salem’s.  Only one film (30 Minutes or Less) is left to open, and Salem should enjoy a strong second weekend for Rise of the Planet […]

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ShowbuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT July 8 Update: Now It’s Interesting

Posted July 10, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

Team Salem’s slate in the second annual ShowbuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft now stands at $556 million, with a lot of upside left in Amazing Spider-Man, significant business left for Brave, and three movies left to open. Team Weil is now at $228 million, with two very big movies opening the next two weeks (Ice Age: Continental Drift this Friday […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT July 22 Update

Posted July 22, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Through Thursday, the ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft remains extremely close.  Team Metcalf is holding on to a $16 million lead (with over $1.2 billion in box office to $1.19 billion for Team Salem’s slate of films).  This weekend the second weekend of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (belonging to the Salem Studio) […]

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