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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 26, 2012

MTV: Box-Office Report

As the U.S. celebrated Pilgrims and Native Americans historically breaking bread together, vampires and werewolves continued to dominate the box office. "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2" was #1 a second time. And thanks to the similar holdover might of "Skyfall" and a few newcomers like the outperforming "Red Dawn" remake, the domestic box office broke a Thanksgiving weekend record, though DreamWorks Animation's latest picture disappointed. CLICK HERE to read the rest of my report.

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