Posts Tagged ‘sherlock holmes’
 

 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Elementary”

  ELEMENTARY:¬† Thursday 10PM on CBS For those of us mildly obsessed with BBC’s superlative Sherlock, it may have been unwise for CBS’s ELEMENTARY (which all concerned agree is not, legally, a knock-off) to bri...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Houdini & Doyle”

  HOUDINI & DOYLE:¬† Monday 9PM on FOX – Change the Channel Paranormal procedurals have been fertile ground for FOX since at least The X-Files, recently with Lucifer and Sleepy Hollow (and the rebooted X-Files).¬...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

PREMIERING TONIGHT–THE SKED’S FALL PILOT REPORT: CBS’s “Elementary”

  ELEMENTARY: Thursday 10PM on CBS -Potential DVR Alert ELEMENTARY has been given CBS’ showcase Thursday 10PM timeslot in the fall.¬† Perhaps surprisingly, it may deserve to be there. The series concept is… wel...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Elementary”

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

 

 

FRIDAY DECEMBER 23 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

> The 2011 box office slump continues in full force.  The top 12 films this Christmas weekend should total an anemic $112 million, down 15% from the comparable weekend last year and not even close to the previous three yea...
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
 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS through January 15

>Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol has moved up to a $320 million overseas tally, bringing the worldwide total to $554 million.  The fourth M:I is now the worldwide leader of the franchise.  Mission: Impossib...
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
 

 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows”

    SHERLOCK HOLMES:¬† GAME OF SHADOWS:¬† Watch It At Home – Far Too Elementary   We have to come to terms with the fact that an entire generation may recognize the name Sherlock Holmes not as the template ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS through December 18

>Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol opened with a narrow 425-theater preview domestically this weekend, but the fourth M:I opened in over two-thirds of the international markets this weekend and already has taken in $68...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS December 23-25

>With Christmas coming this Sunday a host of films arrive this important weekend, with three films opening wide Wednesday (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Adventures of Tintin, and the wide expansion of Mission: Impossible...
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
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES December 23-25

>Based on Friday and Saturday box office (and estimated Sunday numbers), the total box office for this weekend is now looking like only $100 million, down 24% from last year.  Projected weekend grosses for each film (summa...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Elementary”

  ELEMENTARY is a very classy, enjoyable network procedural that has the misfortune of existing at the same time as the altogether more dazzling BBC/PBS Sherlock, which has the same premise:¬† Sherlock Holmes as a modern-d...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

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