Posts Tagged ‘Friday’
 

 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Fringe”

  It is, make no mistake, a wonderful thing that FOX (with the financial cooperation of studio Warner Bros) is bringing FRINGE, one of television’s most distinctive and imaginative shows, back for a 5th and final 13-...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/11/12

      Even with finales on hand, nothing stirred viewers. FOX:  THE FINDER aired what turned out to be its series finale and FRINGE had its season finale, with a respective 1.1 and 1.0, up very slightly for both. &n...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5/4/12

Apparently ABC viewers are unimpressed by superheroes. ABC:  On a night when the other networks were mostly down (were viewers at the multiplex to see the near-record Avengers opening?), all of ABC’s shows were up, and t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

FRIDAY MAY 4 BOX OFFICE RESULTS — Revised Numbers for The Avengers

UPDATE: We have revised the numbers for Marvel’s The Avengers to reflect Disney’s outlook for the film based on Friday’s opening, which puts the film on track for the biggest opening weekend of all time. The 1...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/27/12

> FRINGE ties for its network lead on the night!  (Don’t read the fine print.) FOX:  The newly-renewed FRINGE went up an essentially meaningless 0.1 to 1.1.  Since THE FINDER (facing original competition on...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

FRIDAY APRIL 27 BOX OFFICE RESULTS — With Updated Numbers

> The 17th weekend of 2012 is looking like a poor $97 million for the Top 12 films, down 33% from this weekend last year and down 28% from the four-year average for the same weekend.  Think Like a Man should retain the top...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 4/20/12

> The odds, finally, were not in The Hunger Games‘ favor. OPENINGS:  America continues to want to spend its leisure time (and money) at the movies.  THINK LIKE A MAN (Screen Game/Sony) cost under $15M to produce...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/20/12

> Network TV takes a snooze. FOX:  On a night when no show on any broadcast network rated higher than 1.4, the closest thing to an event was THE FINDER rising to 1.2 from the previous week’s 0.9.  This is almost...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 4/13/12

> First at your boxoffice and first in your hearts:  Katniss Everdeen. THE HUNGER GAMES:  The juggernaut of The Hunger Games (Lionsgate/Summit) rolls on, with what should be a $20M+ weekend that should bring it to $33...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/13/12

> FRINGE continues to live far from the ratings center. FOX:  THE FINDER and FRINGE had matching 0.9 ratings, respectively setting and matching series lows.  Finder is just running out the string, while it’s bec...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

FRIDAY APRIL 13 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

> The 15th weekend of 2012 is looking like $109 million for the Top 12 films, down 6% from this weekend last year but up 6% from the four-year average for the same weekend.  The Hunger Games is heading for $21 million this...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 4/6/12

> Gary Ross should probably think twice before leaving THE HUNGER GAMES. THE HUNGER GAMES: Because of the Good Friday holiday, Friday numbers were unusually strong this week and Saturday’s will appear unusually weak. That...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD

> FRINGE needs another timeline. FOX: FRINGE fell back to a 1.0, which looks even worse because Grimm was up this week, making last week’s tie a dim memory. Still, these aren’t very different from the numbers that g...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 2 REVIEW: “Magic City”

> A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and production of episodes for the regular season:  a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may hav...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 3/30/12

> Don’t give up on Fringe just yet. FOX:  Maybe all the fans really were at The Hunger Games last week.  FRINGE had a huge rebound to 1.2 last night, which still put it in 3d place for the hour (this is Fringe, ...
by Mitch Salem