October 16, 2007 10:00 ET

Rockies and Rockettes Hot This Week

VERNON, CT--(Marketwire - October 16, 2007) - TicketNews announces its exclusive weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 10/08/07 - 10/14/07.

                 OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTS

Event                             This Week   Last Week

Hannah Montana                        1           1
Wicked                                2           2
Dallas Cowboys                        3           4
Bruce Springsteen                     4           3
Jersey Boys                           5           8
Radio City Christmas Spectacular      6          n/a
Colorado Rockies                      7           6
Van Halen                             8           7
Boston Red Sox                        9          n/a
Cleveland Indians                    10          n/a

"Radio City Christmas Spectacular" is looking good for its age. The celebration of its seventy-five year tradition puts the holiday show on the Top Events chart at number six.

Although many baseball fans hoped for a Red Sox / Yankees series, the Indians are holding their own on the field and in the rankings. Much beloved Boston takes number nine this week with Cleveland right behind at ten.

                  TOP 10 SPORTS EVENTS

Event                             This Week   Last Week
Dallas Cowboys                        1           1
Colorado Rockies                      2           2
Boston Red Sox                        3           6
Cleveland Indians                     4           9
Green Bay Packers                     5           4
New York Giants                       6           7
New York Rangers                      7          n/a
Denver Broncos                        8          n/a
New England Patriots                  9          10
BCS Championship Game                10          n/a

The Boston Red Sox and Cleveland Indians move closer to the top of the chart as they get closer to the World Series. The Sox move up three spots from six to three and the Indians advance five places from nine to four.

The New York Rangers bring NHL into the rankings with their season debut at number seven.

While fans don't even know who's playing in the BCS Championship Game yet, that isn't stopping them from buying tickets. The January 7 event takes number ten this week.

                 TOP 10 THEATRE EVENTS

Event                             This Week   Last Week

Wicked                                1           1
Jersey Boys                           2           3
Radio City Christmas Spectacular      3           4
Lion King                             4           2
Young Frankenstein                    5           6
Andrea Bocelli                        6           5
Grease                                7           9
Blue Man Group                        8           8
Monty Python's Spamalot               9           7
Phantom of the Opera                 10          n/a

"Young Frankenstein," which just started previews, moves into the top half of the rankings, taking number five on a chart filled with shows boasting multiple touring productions.


Event                             This Week   Last Week

Radio City Christmas Spectacular      1           2
Wicked                                2           1
Jersey Boys                           3           3
Young Frankenstein                    4           4
Grease                                5           7
Lion King                             6           6
Mary Poppins                          7          10
Monty Python's Spamalot               8           9
Andrea Bocelli                        9           5
The Little Mermaid                   10          n/a

"Radio City Christmas Spectacular," a show that couldn't be more New York, replaces long-standing number one "Wicked" at the top spot on the NYC Theatre chart.

Though previews are still several weeks off, "The Little Mermaid" appears among the Top NYC Theatre events at number ten, eager to become a part of their world.

                 TOP 10 CONCERT EVENTS

Event                             This Week   Last Week

Hannah Montana                        1           1
Bruce Springsteen                     2           2
Van Halen                             3           3
Trans-Siberian Orchestra              4           4
Bon Jovi                              5          n/a
Céline Dion                           6          n/a
Garth Brooks                          7          n/a
Rascal Flatts                         8           7
Neil Young                            9          10
Tool                                 10          n/a

Garth Brooks doesn't plan on launching a full-blown tour until his youngest daughter graduates high school in 2015, but in the meantime he's slated to perform at the Sprint Center. Incredible demand for tickets earns Brooks the number seven spot on the Top Concerts chart and a total of nine tour dates in Kansas City.

                TOP 10 LAS VEGAS SHOWS

Event                             This Week   Last Week

Céline Dion: A New Day . . .          1           1
Cirque Du Soleil: "O"                 2           4
Elton John: The Red Piano             3           3
Cirque Du Soleil:
  The Beatles: LOVE                   4           2
Bette Midler                          5          n/a
Blue Man Group                        6          10
Danny Gans                            7           8
Monty Python's Spamalot               8           5
Le Rêve                               9           9
Stomp Out Loud                       10          n/a is a comprehensive industry and consumer source for news and information relating to the ticket industry. TicketNews is a one-stop source for industry news, market analysis, event announcements, cancellations, and information. TicketNews is updated daily with original articles and an aggregation of third party sources. TicketNews information is based on ticket sales from the TicketNetwork Exchange™, the world's largest secondary market exchange. For more information, visit

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