Posts Tagged ‘sherlock holmes’
 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Perception”

  PERCEPTION:  Tuesday 10PM on TNT PERCEPTION was something of a bubble show last season, with 3.5M viewers and only an 0.6-0.8 rating most weeks in 18-49s, so TNT clearly realized that the show needed to invest in some t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Elementary”

  ELEMENTARY:  Thursday 10PM on CBS Nothing makes ELEMENTARY look better than the arrival of ABC’s Forever, an even more ersatz updated Sherlock Holmesisn procedural that features a fantastically knowledgeable Briti...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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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 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
 

 
 

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 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
 

 
 

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
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

Box Office Results WEDNESDAY December 28

>Box office volume drifted down a preliminary 9% Wednesday from Tuesday, with the top 10 films grossing a collective $41.5 million (almost exactly matching last year’s December 28 total, when the date fell on a Tuesday, a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS Dec 30-Jan 1

>No new wide releases this weekend, the final weekend of the year as we welcome the arrival of 2012.  We are estimating a box office volume of $145 million for Friday-Sunday for the top 12 films, up 27% from $114 million l...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

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
 

 

 

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 STUDIO ESTIMATES December 30-January 1

>Based on Friday and Saturday box office (and estimated Sunday numbers), the total box office for this weekend is now looking like $151 million, up 2% from last year.  Saturday business (impacted by New Year’s Eve) w...
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