Six Feet Under is a HBO original series that aired from 2001 through 2005. It was an immensely popular TV show and in 2002 it got more Emmy nominations than any other TV show ever had in that time. Moreover, it was the single most-watched premiere in HBO’s history. “It debuted on HBO at 10:00 P.M. on Sunday June 3, 2001. It was the first drama series launched by the channel since The Sopranos (1999-2007), and HBO anticipated success, commissioning a second season before the first had aired,” which was justified, “the show received the highest ratings of any new HBO series, with a reported 5 million weekly viewers (compared with The Sopranos’ 3.3 million in its first season)” (Akass and McCabe 71).
The movie produced unprecedented ratings, a best-selling soundtrack and loyal fans of the movie High School Musical. The following year in August Efron was on the cover of rolling stone Magazine. In the article Zac Efron stated that one day he wanted to play an action hero. He was a nominee for a screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture. Efron got 3 awards in 2008, one was the Critics Choice Award for the movie ‘Hairspray’ he won the ‘Best Acting Ensemble’ category.
With films that have grossed around $2 billion dollars at the box office and one of the most dedicated fan bases in all of pop culture, Star Wars is the most powerful film franchise in history because of the possibilities it created. Since the first film hit theaters on May 25, 1977 there has been no turning back; Star Wars is the king of all movie franchises, there is just no way around it. Before Star Wars, sci-fi was seen as a non profitable industry. Star wars showed that more money can be made by selling merchandise then from the actual movie. The thing that made the movie stand out was the world it created, It gave people something to compare
‘Bloody Sunday’, directed by Paul Greengrass, was released in 2002, thirty years after the initial event that occurred in Derry on the 30th of January, 1972. The film is a British-Irish co-production by Bord Scannan Na hEireann, also funded by Granada Television, Hell’s Kitchen films and the Portman Entertainment Group, as well as the Irish Film Board. The film won best film at the Berlin Film Festival, as well as a BAFTA Award for Best Photography and Lighting and picked up the British Independent Film Award for Best Director and Actor (James Nesbitt). The storyline uses a historical narrative based on one of the most controversial and well-known historical events that took place during the ‘troubles’ when a civil rights protest organised
MCAT Box Office Sdn Bhd or also known as MBO Cinemas has been slowly but consistently climbing the vertical road of success especially since the attainment of Big Cinemas back in 2012. Now one of the top three largest cinema chains in Malaysia, MBO shows no sign of slowing down as it plans to open up more new locations in the near future. This company was founded in 2003 and grow up successfully in 2012. The CEO of the company, Lee Eng Hee said that the company improve a lot with separate into 26 branch around the Malaysia include Sabah and Sarawak. The MBO Cinemas now have 191 screens with the new technology of video and audio systems.
The Glass Castle was a really big hit, selling almost three million copies and spending 261 weeks on the New York Times best-seller list. The memoir 's highly anticipated film adaptation came out on August 11. While the film preserves key themes from the memoir, many aspects of Jeannette 's journey from the Walls family to Park Avenue are shifted around to fit a different, cleaner narrative. Fans of the memoir might leave the theater wondering if they remembered the book incorrectly, The Glass Castle movie is a less sentimental and sanitized version of the shocking book. Here are the main differences between the cinematic Walls family, and the one that Jeannette Walls initially told us about in her memoir.
There is no doubt that within the late 2000s cultural milieu Disney Channel’s Phineas and Ferb was a major influence on childhood and early adolescence. It first premiered in February 2007 to an audience of 10.8 million viewers. For that year, in fact, Phineas and Ferb’a premier was the most-watched animated TV show amongst tweens. For the first quarter of 2008, it was also the top-rated animated TV show for children between the ages of 6-11 and tweens between the ages of 9-14—making it the third most watched TV show amongst kids ages 6-11. In 2009, Phineas and Ferb was the number one most watched show at prime time for children ages 6-10 and 9-14.
It test facts against pathos and question ethos. Looking at the statistics from the video, it received 107.5 thousand views and was ranked number nineteen out of fifty-five videos. Apparently, it is a well-liked commercial. Mountain Dew, in 2009, represented 6.7 percent share of the overall carbonated soft drinks market, and accounts for 80 percent of citrus drinks sold within the U.S. “Kickstart has generated over $100 million since its launch and appears to be gaining a foothold in the beverage market.” From the data, it is evident Mountain Dew is a successful and continuous top grossing brand. The success of the ad could not be possible without some use of fallacies to impel
Dawson employs ethos, stating celebrities greatly influence the YouTube community. For example, she names a few well-known celebrities (establishes credibility) who have made videos go viral (proves her point). These celebrities include: Jimmy Kimmel and Taylor Swift. “Double Rainbow” by Paul Vasquez, published in January 2010, had less than 100 views before Kimmel tweeted it in July of the same year. Because of the tweet, its’ popularity, exponentially increased from 100 to 40 million.
Swift is Forbes’ top earning celebrity The 26 year-old pop superstar, Taylor Swift, bags the top spot on the 2016 Forbes Celebrity 100 list with $170 million worth of earnings. Swift had doubled her take last year which was only worth $81 million. She also surpassed another celebrities like Adele ($80.5 million), Madonna ($76.5 million) and last year’s top earning celebrity, Katy Perry ($41 million). This is largely thanks to her 1989 world tour which grossed about $200 million, beating the Rolling Stones’ North American tour record. Her advertisements with brands like Diet Coke, Keds and, Apple also added to her earnings.
F. Gary Gray made his mark with "Friday" and again with "Set It Off." He showed his versatility in TLC 's "Waterfalls" video. He made history with "Straight Outta Compton." The good news for Gray is that while "Compton" has already made him the highest-grossing African American director of all time, the movie isn 't done bringing in money. His totals continue to go up by millions of dollars every week and it doesn 't look like that will end anytime soon.
He averaged 31 points a game and finished with 2,657 points, 892 rebounds, and 523 assists during his four years at St. Vincent-St. Mary’s High School. He would soon emerge to become one of the National Basketball Association’s greatest players. With an impressive record it was no surprise that LeBron James was the first pick in the 2003 drafts. Coming straight out of high school LeBron was drafted to play for his home team the Cleveland Cavaliers. During the 2003-2004 season LeBron made history and became the first Cavalier and the youngest player to win NBA Rookie of the Year.
The music-themed bio-drama, Straight Outta Compton, dominated the box office field over the weekend - vigorously establishing itself as one of the surprise hits of the summer. Debuting with a massive $56.1 million payday, Straight Outta Compton, depicting the highs and lows of the gangsta rap group, N.W.A, surpassed initial expectations - and was met with warm, sterling reviews from critics and moviegoers, alike (boasting a 88% fresh rating and a 96% audience approval, respectively, at Rotten Tomatoes). By comparison, Straight Outta Compton outpaced similarity themed films, like 2002 's 8 Mile ($51.2 million) - loosely based on the life of popular rapper, Eminem, along with 2009 's Notorious ($20.4 million) - based on the life of The Notorious B.I.G. Sliding one spot is the former back-to-back box office champion, Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation -
In Kobe Bryant 's first three seasons, the Lakers paid him the total amount of $3.5 million, but five NBA titles and 17 all-star games later, much changed. In the game, Bryant could have taken home a total of $323 million throughout his career, that may come to an end in 2016. He sits behind only Kevin Garnett in basketball earnings. Garnett entered the league 12 months prior, and it has amassed over $331 million. In accordance with Forbes, Bryant 's endorsement deals with companies like Sprite, Nike and others have brought his total earnings to $762 million.
Jon Stewart started earning much more tv time. “The Jon Stewart Show” debuted on MTV on October 25, 1993 (Rogak 53). “The Jon Stewart Show” was a big success it became the second most watched show on MTV (Rogak 61). Stewart signed a five-year contract with Paramount (Rogak 62). After Paramount ended Stewart’s show, he became a regular substitute host for Tom Snyder (Rogak 70).