Posts Tagged ‘christmas’
 

 

Holiday Movie Season: Daily Box Office Track

The three weeks around Christmas (December 16-January 5) and especially the nine days including both the Christmas and New Year’s Day holiday (December 25-January 2) represent an enormous box office opportunity each year....
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
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS December 28-30

The weekend after Christmas offers three new films that opened Tuesday the 25th and a critical darling that went semi-wide on that day.  Les Miserables and Django Unchained are turning around the 2012 holiday season, while the...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

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. Friday Dec 21 nationa...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Ratings Delays Due to Christmas and New Year’s

The Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays will cause delays for daily national ratings (cable and broadcast finals) for a few weeks.  This is how the ratings should roll out over the holiday period.  We will update th...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

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
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Thursday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 12.25.2014

  NETWORK UPDATE:  The Christmas Night rerun of THE BIG BANG THEORY gained 0.1 in final numbers. Ratings in key demos for the Top 25 original cable telecasts (plus a few other lower-rated but noteworthy programs): Christm...
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
 

 
 

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
 

 

 

Holiday Movie Season: Dec 28 Update — Settling Into a Familiar Pattern

Friday’s $52.1 million for the top 10 films is very close to the pace for the same day in 2007 (when December 28 was also a Friday). In fact, over the past three days, 2012 is performing almost identically to 2007.  The ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Holiday Movie Season: Daily Box Office Track

Ten days into the three-week holiday movie season, 2012 is now 9% behind the average 10-day total over the last several years ($264 million this year for the first ten days versus $290 million on average 2004-2011).  However, ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

HOLIDAY BOX OFFICE: Daily Moviegoing Patterns

>After generating only $22 million of box office on Christmas Eve this past Saturday, the top 10 films increased their collective gross to almost $55 million on Sunday and a projected $68 million today, Monday, December 26.&nbs...
by Mitch Salem