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RAUNCH AND SEX RULE AT WEEKEND BOX OFFICE

July 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Records of sorts were set at the box office last weekend. The Los Angeles Times discovered that for the first time in history two R-rated movies earned more than $21 million apiece. In fact, Ted, with $54.4 million, and Magic Mike, with $39.1 million, according to the final official tally, did it with millions to […]

ABC AND NBA TOGETHER SPELL HUGE RATINGS

June 18, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

ABC is trouncing its competitors with its coverage of the NBA Finals. With 11.4 million viewers tuning in, Thursday’s telecast of Game 2 between the Miami Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder drew an audience that exceeded all of the other networks’ combined. Among the key age group of 18-49, the telecast outdistanced the combined […]

BATTLESHIP SUBMERGED BY AVENGERS‘ FORCE (Updated)

May 21, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Universal’s Battleship promptly sailed into the doldrums as it opened domestically this weekend and promptly found itself swamped by the backwash of The Avengers, which continued to set box office records in its third week. The superhero blockbuster, which sold more tickets in its first and second week than any film in history, nabbed a […]