Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Toronto Film Festival Reviews: “The Guilty,” “Lakewood” & “The Starling”

  THE GUILTY (Netflix – Oct. 1):  One way to cope with the challenges and costs of movie production during Covid is to limit the number of actors who have to be in front of the camera.  That’s tough for a thr...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Toronto Film Festival Reviews: “The Humans,” “The Electrical Life of Louis Wain” & “The Wheel”

  THE HUMANS (A24/Showtime – Nov. 24):  There are typically two strategies for adapting a celebrated play about a small number of people in a limited space to the screen.  One is to “open it up,” adding...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Thursday 9.16.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

  BROADCAST FINALS: ABC:  After a HOLEY MOLEY rerun at 0.36, WHEN NATURE CALLS held at 0.20, and THE HUSTLER was up 0.03 to 0.22. CBS:  A 2-hour BIG BROTHER gained 0.07 to 0.94, followed by a BULL rerun at 0.20. NBC:  T...
by Mitch Metcalf
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Toronto Film Festival Reviews: “The Forgiven,” “Dashcam” & “Montana Story”

  THE FORGIVEN (Focus/Universal – TBD):  In 1963, Pauline Kael famously wrote a piece entitled “The Sick-Soul-Of-Europe Parties,” and almost 60 years later, if you add the US to the guest list, John Mich...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Toronto Film Festival Reviews: “The Worst Person In The World,” “Encounter” & “Compartment No. 6”

  THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD (Neon – TBD):  The Norwegian filmmaker Joachim Trier, despite being a subject of critical raves over the years, hasn’t penetrated the space where arthouse favorites become known...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Toronto Film Festival Reviews: “The Power Of The Dog,” “Violet” & “The Story Of My Wife”

  THE POWER OF THE DOG (Netflix – theatrical release Nov 17, streaming Dec 1):  Jane Campion’s first feature in a dozen years is a powerhouse that won’t be to all tastes.  It’s a western that sets...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Wednesday 9.15.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

  BROADCAST FINALS: ABC:  PRESS YOUR LUCK returned from a rerun week at 0.57, and THE $100,000 PYRAMID was back from an off-week at 0.46.  An AMANDA GORMAN special was at 0.22. CBS:  BIG BROTHER lost 0.05 to 0.86, and 2...
by Mitch Metcalf
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Toronto Film Festival Reviews: “Mothering Sunday,” “Petite Maman” & “All My Puny Sorrows”

  MOTHERING SUNDAY (Sony Classics – Nov 19):  Eva Husson’s film, adapted by Alice Birch from a Graham Swift novel, has many of the rote trappings of prestige costume drama.  We’re back in the English co...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Tuesday 9.14.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

  BROADCAST FINALS: ABC:  BACHELOR IN PARADISE climbed 0.13 to 0.96, and ULTIMATE SURFER was up 0.09 to 0.31. CBS:  Reruns at 0.25-0.32. NBC:  AMERICA’S GOT TALENT gained 0.03 to 0.90, and a special FAMILY GAME FI...
by Mitch Metcalf
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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Monday 9.13.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals

  BROADCAST FINALS (FYI the chart will be posted later today): ABC:  The season’s MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL premiere was simulcast on ABC and ESPN, and the broadcast portion was at 3.95. CBS:  Reruns at 0.25-0.45. NBC:...
by Mitch Metcalf
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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Sunday 9.12.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

  BROADCAST FINALS: ABC:  The line-up returned from a week off, and after a rerun AMERICA’S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS at 0.48, CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD dropped 0.07 to 0.50, THE CHASE fell a tenth to 0.37, and TO TELL THE T...
by Mitch Metcalf
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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Saturday 9.11.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals &; Network Finals UPDATED

  BROADCAST FINALS:  ABC’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL game was dominant in primetime at 1.25, while Fox’s MLB game was at 0.55.   Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  COL...
by Mitch Metcalf
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Broadcast News & Late Night Series 9.6-9.12.2021

Broadcast news and late night series ratings available below for this week and the same week last year. You can also search for other available weeks with the link at the bottom of this post. Week 37: September 6-12, 2021 Broad...
by Mitch Metcalf
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SKEDBALL: Weekly Sports TV Ratings 9.6-9.12.2021

Here are the full week sports ratings for Monday September 6 through Sunday September 12, 2021.  Eligible programs include sporting events on broadcast and cable networks (minimum audience size 200K Persons 2+ live+same day). ...
by Mitch Metcalf
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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Friday 9.10.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

  BROADCAST FINALS: ABC:  After a SHARK TANK rerun at 0.30, there were 2 episodes of 20/20 at 0.48/0.43. CBS:  A RACE AGAINST TIME special was st 0.31, followed by a BLUE BLOODS rerun at 0.17. NBC:  An AMERICAN NINJA WA...
by Mitch Metcalf
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