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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
 

 
 

FRIDAY JULY 6 BOX OFFICE RESULTS: Spider-Man Paces Very Solid Weekend

In line with our Tuesday forecast, the 27th weekend of 2012 is looking like $189 million for the Top 12 films Friday-Sunday, up 29% from this weekend last year and up 24% from the multi-year average for this weekend.       ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY EARLY FRIDAY BOXOFFICE REPORT – 7/6/12

  THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (Sony) is headed for a strong post-4th of July weekend, according to preliminary Friday numbers at Deadline.  Spidey reportedly made $21M on Friday, which if that number holds would be a 33% incre...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 7/5/12

  Millions of Americans, having confirmed last week that yes, Charlie Sheen is still alive, moved on. FX:  ANGER MANAGEMENT, in its 2d week, was the highest-rated new scripted show on cable last night (behind a couple of ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/5/12

There was plenty of original programming available on Thursday, but viewers wanted only one familiar friend. CBS:  Back-to-back reruns of THE BIG BANG THEORY were the highest rated shows of the night, with 2.1 and 2.4 ratings&...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Savages”

  SAVAGES:  Watch It At Home – Great Book, OK Movie Don Winslow’s novel SAVAGES is one of the extraordinary reads of recent years.  The plot may sound unremarkable–a mini-war is waged between a couple o...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY BOXOFFICE: Early Thursday Numbers for Spidey and More

  Deadline has preliminary boxoffice figures for Thursday, and reports that THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (Sony) was at $16.3M for the day, down 30% from July 4th.  If that number holds, it would be slightly better than the 34%...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY BOXOFFICE: Spidey Flies Fairly High On the 4th

  THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (Sony) earned $23.4M at the boxoffice on July 4th, which is clearly a very good number.  The question is, how good? It was the 2d highest Independence Day gross ever, below only the original Trans...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED WEDNESDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 7/4/12

  The bombs burst in midair for NBC on July 4th. NBC:  There are fireworks, and then there is the MACY’S 4TH OF JULY SPECTACULAR, by far the highest rated show of the night with a 1.7 (although that was down from 2....
by Mitch Salem