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RATINGS: WEEK OF 12/1-12/7

December 11, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The top ten shows of the week among total households according to Nielsen Research: 1. Sunday Night Football, NBC, 12.8/21; 2. Sunday Night  NFL Pre-Kickoff, NBC, 9.2/14; 3. The OT, Fox, 8.7/14; 4. NCIS, CBS, 7.5/12; 5. 60 Minutes, CBS, 7.2/12; 6. Football Night in America Pt 3, NBC, 7.0/11; 6. The Voice (Monday), NBC, […]

FINAL BOX OFFICE: WEEKEND OF DEC. 5-7

December 9, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The top ten films over the weekend, according to final figures compiled by Studio Systems News (figures in parentheses represent total gross to date): 1. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1, Lionsgate, $22,026,762, 3 Wks., ($258,153,593); 2. Penguins of Madagascar, DreamWorks Animation/20th Century Fox, $10,907,030, 2 Wks., ($49,397,566); 3. Horrible Bosses 2, New Line/Warner Bros., […]

BOYHOOD SWEEPS WEEKEND AWARDS PRESENTATIONS

December 8, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Boyhood, Director Richard Linklater’s coming-of-age drama that he filmed over a 12-year period, suddenly became the frontrunner in the Oscar race as it received best-picture awards from four critics groups over the weekend. USA Today: ‘Boyhood’ gets lots of love from L.A. Film Critics. The Hollywood Reporter: Boston Critics Name ‘Boyhood’ Best Picture Washington DC […]

HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY STAYS ATOP BOX OFFICE FOR THIRD WEEK

December 7, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Without a new release by a major studio and with shopping rather than movies the principal recreational activity for many over the weekend, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 stayed on top of the box office for a third week with only an estimated $21.6 million in ticket sales. Penguins of Madagascar took second […]

PETER PAN LIVE! DOESN’T FLY WITH CRITICS OR VIEWERS

December 5, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The live, three-hour Peter Pan special was neither a ratings nor a critical success Thursday night. Preliminary ratings indicate that the special, which starred Allison Williams in the title role, was down 46 percent from last year’s Sound of Music Live!. Among total viewers, it averaged 9.1 million viewers versus 9.5 million for CBS’s primetime […]

FOOTBALL DOMINATES THANKSGIVING WEEK RATINGS

December 3, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The top ten shows of the week among U.S. households according to Nielsen Research:  1. Sunday Night Football (Denver vs. Kansas City), NBC, 12.5/20; 2. NFL Thanksgiving Special (Seattle vs. San Francisco), NBC, 11.4/23; 3. 60 Minutes, CBS, 110./17; 4. Dancing wtih the Stars (Tuesday), ABC, 10.0/17; 5. NCIS, CBS, 9.6/16; 6. Dancing with the […]

A MOST VIOLENT YEAR A SURPRISE WINNER OF NAT’L BOARD OF REVIEW’S BEST FILM AWARD

December 2, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The Wrap.com: ‘A Most Violent Year’ Named Top Film by National Board of Review The film beats out several presumed Oscar contenders, including Boyhood, Selma, Birdman, Foxcatcher, The Theory of Everything, and The Imitation Game, several of which did not even make the NBR’s top ten list.

SONY STILL REELING FROM HACK ATTACK; MOVIES LEAKED ONLINE

December 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Los Angeles Times: Sony Movies Leak Online as Computer Systems Remain Dark Pirated copies of some Sony movies have begun to appear online on file-sharing websites in the days after the [hack] attack. … Among the titles that have popped up are the Brad Pitt World War II drama Fury, the musical remake Annie and […]

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