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The Scoggins Report: February 2014 Spec Market Scorecard

The Scoggins Report by Jason Scoggins & Landon Rohwedder March 3, 2014 February 2014 Spec Market Scorecard February’s spec script sales numbers may be on the low end of the past six February’s we’ve tracked, but let’s focus on the bright side, shall we? Thanks to January’s strong numbers, the spec market is off...

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The Scoggins Report: January 2014 Spec Market Roundup

The Scoggins Report  by Jason Scoggins & Landon Rohwedder  February 18, 2014  January 2014  Spec Market Roundup  Well, that’s a good sign: As you can see below, the 2014 spec market got off to a great start last month, posting its second best January spec sales numbers in six years. February’s numbers have been...

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The Scoggins Report: 2013 Year-End Spec Market Scorecard

The Scoggins Report by Jason Scoggins, Cindy Kaplan & Landon Rohwedder January 24, 2014 2013 Year-End Spec Market Scorecard Welcome to the 5th annual Year-End Spec Market Scorecard edition of the Scoggins Report. Like last year, we’ve (mostly) inserted our year-over-year analysis into the individual sections below, the better to get straight to the...

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The Scoggins Report: November 2013 Spec Market Roundup

The Scoggins Report by Jason Scoggins & Landon Rohwedder December 2, 2013 November 2013 Spec Market Roundup As we hoped, November’s spec market maintained October’s heady pace, notching the second month in a row of 2011/2012-style numbers as you can see from the month-over-month grid below. As we noted last week, last month’s numbers...

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The Scoggins Report: November 2013 Spec Market Scorecard

The Scoggins Report by Jason Scoggins & Landon Rohwedder November 19, 2013 November 2013 Spec Market Scorecard The phrase of the day is:  Big finish. Not only has this month’s spec market been on a tear, posting the highest number of November spec script sales since we started tracking five years ago (not including...

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The Scoggins Report: October 2013 Spec Market Roundup

The Scoggins Report by Jason Scoggins & Landon Rohwedder November 4, 2013 October 2013 Spec Market Roundup That odd sound you may have heard at the end of last week was a collective sigh of relief as the Spec Market finally posted some big, 2011/2012-style numbers. We tracked 37 new spec scripts, the highest...

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The Scoggins Report: October 2013 Pitch Market Scorecard

The Scoggins Report by Jason Scoggins & Landon Rohwedder October 14, 2013  October 2013 Pitch Market Scorecard A couple of weeks ago in the September Pitch Roundup, we noted there had been three  months in a row of as-good-or-better year-over-year pitch sales numbers. Make that “four months in a row” — October’s only half...

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The Scoggins Report: September 2013 Spec Market Roundup

The Scoggins Report by Jason Scoggins & Landon Rohwedder October 7, 2013 September 2013 Spec Market Roundup The word of the day is: Two. Three different buyers bought two spec scripts each last month (Electric Entertainment, big Fox and Thunder Road), and two agencies sold two each (CAA and Gersh). Elsewhere, WME didn’t sell...

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The Scoggins Report: September 2013 Pitch Market Roundup

The Scoggins Report by Jason Scoggins & Landon Rohwedder September 30, 2013 September 2013 Pitch Market Roundup For the third month in a row, September’s pitch sale totals ended on par with 2011’s and 2012’s numbers. We’re not complaining — we appreciate the fact that we’re currently on pace to match 2012’s year-end pitch...