Posts Tagged ‘christmas’
 

 

The Sked: RATINGS through Sunday December 25

>Christmas week is one of the least-viewed weeks of the year — and one of the most difficult to program.  But thanks to a Sunday Night Football game, a Christmas Eve tradition of airing It’s a Wonderful Life, a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Box Office Results TUESDAY December 27

>Box office volume came back down to a normal level on Tuesday, with the top 10 films grossing a collective $45.5 million (up slightly from the $40-42 million for the December 27 date when it also fell on an early weekday in 20...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Broadcast Network Rankings through December 30 — NFL Delivers Again Big Time for NBC

LAST NIGHT.  Christmas came again to NBC in the form of last night’s Sunday Night Football game, the final regular season game of the year but which actually was an extra playoff game.  Washington defeated Dallas in a...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES December 16-18

>Based on Friday and Saturday box office (and estimated Sunday numbers), the two sequels opening wide this weekend are not doing the business generally forecast, and they are under-performing the preceding movies in their serie...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

HOLIDAY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE December 23-26

>Based on actual results for Friday, December 23-Sunday, December 25 and studio projections for Monday, December 26, the four-day holiday weekend continues to look dominated by Tom Cruise in Mission: Impossible — Ghost Pr...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Rise of the Guardians”

  RISE OF THE GUARDIANS:  Worth a Ticket – “The Avengers” as Holiday Fantasy RISE OF THE GUARDIANS doesn’t entirely look or feel like what we’ve come to expect from DreamWorks Animation.  Un...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Ratings Delays Caused by Christmas & New Year’s Holidays

The Christmas and New Year’s holidays will cause delays for daily national ratings (live+same day cable and broadcast) for several days.  This is how the ratings should roll out the next two weeks. Thursday 12/24 nation...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY 12.26.2014 Box Office Report

Based on Friday’s grosses, weekend #52 of 2014 looks like $192 million for the top 12 films Friday-Sunday, up +21% from the norm for this weekend ($158 million) and up +6% from the same weekend last year.   Opening at 3,...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

FRIDAY DECEMBER 16 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

> Oops.  The weekend forecasts were way too high for the sequels Sherlock Holmes 2 and Alvin and the Chipmunks 3.  The holiday season that was supposed to save 2011 (or at least make the year a little less embarrassin...
by Mitch Metcalf