Posts Tagged ‘Friday’
 

 

THE SKED: WHAT TO WATCH THIS FALL ON FRIDAYS (1st Draft)

> The networks have proclaimed their Fall schedules, the new series have been (partially) unveiled, so… what now?  What will actually be worth watching when network TV comes back to life in a few months?  SHOWBU...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: Friday Ratings Projections

> A few notes: these projections are for original episodes (no repeats) aired in the 4th quarter of 2011.  Series premieres will likely be .3-.4 higher, thanks to network marketing pushes, and then tend to go down over tim...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

FRIDAY MAY 20 BOX OFFICE RESULTS: Pirates Solid; Bridemaids Rocks

>The fourth Pirates of the Caribbean opens just below forecast, although not quite at the higher end of expectations that Disney was rooting for.  Bridesmaids has a very good second weekend Pirates of the Caribbean: On Str...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

FRIDAY MAY 6 BOX OFFICE NUMBERS: Thor Slightly Below Expectations

> Thor will be #1 as expected this weekend, as expected, but a few million dollars below forecast, while the two female-skewing comedies are a few million dollars above forecast.  The weekend looks to be around 11% below t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

FRIDAY APR 29 BOX OFFICE NUMBERS: Fast Five Roars to the Top

>Fast Five delivered for Universal with a $77 million opening and is on track for a final domestic tally of $169 million.  This strong opening will push the weekend up around 50% versus the same weekend last year.  Th...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

FRIDAY APR 22 BOX OFFICE NUMBERS: Another Strong Weekend Led by Rio and Madea

> This is shaping up to be a VERY strong second weekend in a row at the box office.  Early box office numbers indicate strong performances by Rio and Hop, a solid opening for Madea, and an OK opening for Water for Ele...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

FRIDAY APR 15 NUMBERS: A Promising Weekends Turns Ho-Hum

> This was supposed to be the weekend that the 2011 slump started to turn around.  While $37.5 million and $19 million openings are usually nothing to sneeze at, the box office needed better performances to show incre...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

FRIDAY APR 8 NUMBERS: Other Than Hop, Ouch

> Based on Friday’s numbers, Hop will continue to be the #1 movie playing, while none of the openers this weekend will make much of an impact.  Hop’s expected decline of 44% is good but not as solid as for...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

FRIDAY APR 1 NUMBERS: Hop Surprisingly Strong

> Based on Friday’s numbers, Hop is blowing past the ShowbuzzDaily Forecast, according to preliminary weekend estimates.  While not quite the $56 million opening for Despicable Me and certainly no...
by Mitch Salem