Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’
 

 

THE SKED MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/9/12

NBC does the other networks a favor. NBC:  AMERICA’S GOT TALENT didn’t air last night in favor of a FEAR FACTOR special, which shot a hole in the network’s ratings for the night.  Fear only managed a 1.3, an...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

ShowbuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT July 8 Update: Now It’s Interesting

Team Salem’s slate in the second annual ShowbuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft now stands at $556 million, with a lot of upside left in Amazing Spider-Man, significant business left for Brave, and three movies left to open. ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WEEKLY BOX OFFICE ACTUALS & YEAR TO DATE July 2-8: Huge Seven-Day Box Office Take

With the Fourth of July falling on a Wednesday, most of the past week performed like weekend days, driving the seven-day domestic box office haul to one of the highest in recent memory. The Past Week: Total Box Office Volume Al...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED PILOT REVIEW: “Perception”

  PERCEPTION:  Monday 10PM on TNT – Change the Channel   A man stands on a chair in the middle of a police station, earphones fastened to his head, and frantically conducts the symphony he’s listening to....
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “The Closer”

  THE CLOSER:  Monday 9PM on TNT   WHERE WE WERE:  The LAPD, where Atlanta emigre Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson (Kyra Sedgwick), having triumphed over the initial prejudices of her all-male squad, has forged a w...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY BOXOFFICE: “Dark Knight” Begins To Rise

  We’re now just over 10 days from the 12:01AM July 20 launch of THE DARK KNIGHT RISES, the summer’s last mammoth movie event, and The Hollywood Reporter has provided the first hard information about the epic&#...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/8/12

Another night with nothing on network television even scoring a 2 rating.  It’s a virtual guarantee that True Blood, airing in 25% of US homes, will top everything on broadcast television for the evening. ABC:  The netw...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 2 REVIEW: “The Newsroom”

  Previously… On THE NEWSROOM:  Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels) and his executive producer Mackenzie MacHale (Emily Mortimer), with the support and encouragement of News Division head Charlie Skinner (Sam Waterston) are ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE NUMBERS through July 8

The Amazing Spider-Man pulled its overseas total to $202 million to date (up from $50 million at this time last week).  We’ll give The Amazing Spider-Man an initial overseas target of $510 million, toward the high end...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 7/8/12

  Spidey is in the books… so we’re officially on the clock for The Dark Knight Rises. OPENINGS:  In addition to its $140M 6-day US opening, THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (Sony) is reporting $129M for the weekend from...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES July 6-8

Three films are really driving a very solid box office weekend: The Amazing Spider-Man (now a $65.0 million opening weekend and $140 million six-day opening, hitting our forecast in Tuesday’s ShowbuzzDaily Weekend Predict...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY WEEKEND BOXOFFICE REPORT – 7/7/12

  No major surprises in the Saturday boxoffice numbers, according to preliminary figures at Deadline.  THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (Sony) is reporting a solid 18% Friday-to-Saturday bump, better than the 13% that Transformers ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY VOD REVIEW: “The Magic of Belle Isle”

  THE MAGIC OF BELLE ISLE:  In Limited Theatrical Release and on VOD – If Nothing Else Is On   Few recent Hollywood career trajectories have been as puzzling as Rob Reiner’s.  From 1984-1992, Reiner dire...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE SCORECARD – 7/6/12

  A great start for the weekend, if you overlook the fact that 2 of the 3 new arrivals flopped. OPENINGS:  THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (Sony) has successfully rebooted the franchise, no question about it.  (Unless it tanks ov...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED FRIDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/6/12

If the networks don’t care, why should the viewers? ABC:  ABC can take deep pride in being the only network last night to earn a rating over a 1, reaching all the way to a whopping 1.2 off a 20/20 with that score. NBC:...
by Mitch Salem