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Horror Sales: The Wailing, The Conjuring and Penny Dreadful.

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Horror, Scifi, Thriller Box Office Numbers, DVD Sales and Television Viewership for the week of June 3 to June 9, 2016.

Box Office: Indie import The Wailing debuts within the top 20.
1 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shadows $46,239,000
2 1 X-Men: Apocalypse $32,200,000 (Total: $126,374,000)
4 2 Alice Through the Look Glass $16,811,000 (Total: $56,892,000)
20 The Wailing $339,000
22 12 The Darkness $251,000 (Total: $10,487,000)
24 17 Huntsman: Winter’s War $198,000 (Total: $47,866,000)
42 36 Green Room $20,000 (Total: $3,200,000)
50 52 The Fallen Idol $12,000 (Total: $33,000)
63 73 Tale of Tales $4,000 (Total: $99,000)
70 63 The Ones Below $2,000 (Total: $11,000)

DVD Sales:
With The Conjuring 2 hitting theaters, word of mouth and revamped interest in the first film propelled it all the way to #1 this week!
1 4 The Conjuring
2 1 Pride, Prejudice & Zombies
3 2 Stephen King’s IT
4 N/A The Walking Dead: Season 5
5 3 The Witch
6 5 Supernatural: Season 11
7 N/A The Purge Double Feature
8 6 The Boy
9 7 Stephen King’s The Stand
10 N/A Jaws Three Movie Collection

Television Viewership: I don’t watch the show, but whatever the producers are doing is working! “Penny Dreadful” saw its highest viewed episode since season one!
Wayward Pines – 2,370,000
Preacher – 2,075,000
Fear Thy Neighbor – 996,000
Pokemon: XY – 833,000
Beauty and the Beast – 762,000
Penny Dreadful – 722,000
Dead Files – 718,000
Ghost Adventures – 561,000
Wynonna Earp – 539,000
Scream: The TV Series – 496,000
12 Monkeys – 425,000
Van Helsing – 316,000
Ghost Asylum – 296,000
Orphan Black – 291,000
Hunters – 245,000

Written by Michael Therkelsen

(Senior Editor)