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I'm a longtime contributor to MTV, Billboard, Alternative Press and MovieWeb. I've worked as on-air reporter, host, writer and producer for MTV, MSNBC and E!. I have provided opinion and commentary to programs on VH1, IFC, G4, Fuse, Current and Oxygen. I have written for Huffington Post, Premiere, OC Weekly, SFGate.com, NextMovie.com, MTV's television and movie blogs and other publications. I am the founder of Superhero Productions, providing broadcast, online and aftermarket content for a number of clients including Lionsgate, Sony and Warner Bros. I personally handle artist management for a handful of bands. "Ryan Downey has established a history of breaking some good scoops in the last few years, and you could certainly do worse than bookmark [him] to check in on." -- Ain't It Cool

Monday, November 05, 2012

MTV: Box-Office Report

Move over, princesses: there's some new Disney royalty in town. Like Pac-Man gobbling ghosts, "Wreck-It Ralph" chewed up the competition over the weekend, racking up a high score of $49.1 million for Disney Animation. "Ralph" had the biggest opening ever for a Disney Animation flick, knocking 2010's "Tangled" from the throne as it debuted at #1. And despite the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the box-office top 12 was up 20 percent. CLICK HERE to read the rest of my report.

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