Frankly, I don't give a rat's ass who wins the latest cycle of "American Idol." But I am wincing at the prospect of the new volley of "culture war" arguments that the outcome is sure to unleash. The…
Read even slightly between the lines, and there was nothing at all subtle about CBS' upfront presentation on Wednesday. Sure, the network touted its growth and (sometimes awkwardly) trotted out its…
Much as I hate to completely agree with Deadlinehollywooddaily's Nikki Finke, she's absolutely right about Dave Itzkoff's New York Times piece, which sounded utterly shocked by the "withering…
Doing little to polish a reputation and image that has taken a public-relations drubbing this year, CNBC's documentary "The Oprah Effect" plays like an infomercial for the marketing power of Oprah…
Peter Rice is a quick study. A mere eight weeks into his Fox Entertainment chairman gig, he's already mastered the mantra that nothing can rival broadcasting's unparalleled audience reach.
Using its upfront presentation to maximum advantage, ABC showcased one of the best comedy pilots to come down the pike in a long time with "Modern Family," shrewdly airing the program in its…
"Don't Tell the Bride" is just irritating enough to possess all the hallmarks of hit format.
Upfront presentations have to be graded on a curve, so I begin my annual scorecard with relatively passable marks for Fox — which, with NBC doing its "in-front" shtick, essentially opened the…
Spent a few days in the wilderness (actually, Zion and Bryce Canyon national parks in Utah) before the upfront mayhem officially began, which explains why I haven't posted anything in awhile. But…
Television and newspapers ostensibly have a lot in common.
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Daily:$4.3M Cumulative:$174.9M Disney 22.52%
Rio 22Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$52.9M Fox 17.90%
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$7.0M Sony / TriStar -10.21%