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RATINGS VICTORY A SLAM DUNK FOR ABC ON XMAS DAY

December 26, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Spending Christmas Day watching five basketball games may sound a bit excessive to some, but apparently millions of viewers did just that on Tuesday as two NBA games on ABC and three on sibling cable channel ESPN drew big ratings during the day and well into primetime. The second half of an NBA doubleheader on […]

THE LORAX HEADING TOWARD $60-MILLION WEEKEND (Update)

March 2, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATE: Daily Variety reported on Saturday that Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax earned an estimated $17.4 million on Friday and appears likely to wind up with around $60 million for the weekend.(Earlier)The box office for The Lorax should be as green as Dr. Seuss’s eggs this weekend, forecasters predict. Some pundits are saying that the animated […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: THE LORAX

March 2, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

Having already transformed most of Theodor Geisel’s most popular Dr. Seuss books into successful movie and TV versions, Hollywood has now turned to a less-loved book, The Lorax, which delivered an environmental message long before such messages became controversial. It was regarded as one of Geisel’s “serious” kids books when it was published in 1971. […]

GRINCH STEALS CHRISTMAS RATINGS

December 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The Grinch brought much holiday cheer to ABC Thursday night. The network, which has been struggling mightily throughout the season, saw its ratings climb with a repeat of the hit holiday movie Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas. The film scored a solid 2.0 rating and a 7 share among adults 18-49, giving it […]