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December 14, 2021

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Monday 12.13.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATE #2

Updated with corrected ABC-only numbers for NFL Monday Night Football.

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL aired on both broadcast and cable networks, and ABC’s portion was at 1.86.

CBS:  Reruns at 0.41/0.33/0.27/0.24

NBC:  THE VOICE gained 0.02 to 0.73.  It was followed by 2 preview episodes of the upcoming sitcom AMERICAN AUTO at 0.36/0.27.

FOX:  GORDON RAMSEY’S ROAD TRIP was at 0.26.

CW:  ALL AMERICAN had a strong night, rising 0.05 to 0.24.  4400 ticked up to 0.09.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart (updated with ABC-only MNF numbers)

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  With MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL shared with ABC, ESPN’s portion was at 2.29, for a combined 4.15 for ESPN+ABC.  USA’s WWE telecast was at 0.40/0.39/0.37 compared to last week’s 0.38/0.35/0.33.  Bravo’s BELOW DECK slipped 0.02 to 0.38.  On Food Network, HOLIDAY BAKING CHAMPIONSHIP rose 0.06 to 0.32, and GINGERBREAD SHOWDOWN was up 0.02 to 0.21.  On TLC, 1000-LB SISTERS gained 0.02 to 0.29, 90 DAY FIANCE grew by 0.04 to 0.23, and THE FAMILY CHANTEL ticked up to 0.20.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.23/0.39/3.1M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.16/0.27/2.2M, and CNN’s INSIDE POLITICS at 0.09/700K.  VH1 FAMILY REUNION was at 0.23, and the original movie LET’S GET MERRIED was at 0.07.  ID’s KEN & BARBIE KILLERS was at 0.16/0.14, and CITIZEN PI was up 0.05 to 0.15.  Discovery’s STREET OUTLAWS was at 0.16/0.07 compared to last week’s 0.15/0.09.  On HGTV, LOVE IT OR LIST IT ticked up to 0.15, HOUSE HUNTERS was at 0.13, and CALL THE CLOSER was steady at 0.11.  HBO’s LANDSCAPERS ticked up to 0.02/128K.

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Monday December 13, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NFL REGULAR SEASON      L: LA RAMS/ARIZONA ESPN 8:13 PM 192 2.29 7,923
2 MONDAY NIGHT KICKOFF    L ESPN 8:00 PM 13 1.13 4,210
3 MONDAY NIGHT POSTGAME L ESPN 11:25 PM 12 0.98 3,113
4 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 11:37 PM 53 0.59 1,809
5 MONDAY NIGHT COUNTDOWN  L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.42 1,369
6 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.40 1,627
7 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.39 1,620
8 BELOW DECK BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.38 1,322
9 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 61 0.37 1,474
10 HOLIDAY BAKING CHAMPION FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.32 1,505
11 1000-LB SISTERS TLC 10:01 PM 60 0.29 1,297
12 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.23 3,119
13 90 DAY: LOVE IN PARADISE TLC 9:00 PM 61 0.23 1,013
14 VH1 FAMILY REUNION:L&HH 2 VH1 8:00 PM 60 0.23 555
15 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.22 850
16 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.21 3,332
17 HBC: GINGERBREAD SHOW FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.21 971
18 FAMILY CHANTEL TLC 8:00 PM 60 0.20 983
19 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.20 2,512
20 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.18 2,038
21 SPORTSCENTER 12AM ESPN 1:30 AM 60 0.16 502
22 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.16 632
23 KEN AND BARBIE KILLERS INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.16 726
24 STREET OUTLAWS: NO PREP: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 123 0.16 671
25 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.16 2,172
26 LOVE IT OR LIST IT HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.15 1,036
27 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.15 1,539
28 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.15 500
29 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.15 2,432
30 CITIZEN P.I. INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 11:00 PM 60 0.15 618
31 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.15 488
32 KEN AND BARBIE KILLERS INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.14 694
33 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.14 1,690
34 DPLUS FL: LULAROE TLC 11:01 PM 59 0.14 645
35 CLOSE ENOUGH TBS NETWORK 10:00 PM 28 0.14 422
36 BELOW DECK BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.14 489
37 HOUSE HUNTERS HO HO HOME HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.13 891
38 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.13 1,342
39 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.13 465
40 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.12 1,631
41 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.12 1,494
42 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.11 1,770
43 CALL THE CLOSER HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 60 0.11 713
44 FOX NEWS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.11 1,987
45 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.11 1,597
46 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.10 1,684
47 THIS JUST IN  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.10 318
48 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.10 418
49 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.10 333
50 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.10 309
51 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.09 1,352
52 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.09 1,381
53 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.09 1,407
54 NFL REWIND   L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.09 316
55 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.09 1,355
56 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.09 654
57 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: GOLDEN STATE/INDIANA NBA-TV 6:58 PM 163 0.08 408
58 UNDISPUTED L: 1323 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.08 231
59 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.08 702
60 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.08 743
61 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.08 688
62 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.08 861
63 ANCIENT ALIENS HISTORY 10:05 PM 58 0.08 521
64 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.08 311
65 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.08 858
66 ANCIENT ALIENS HISTORY 12:03 AM 60 0.08 407
67 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 754
68 MOVIE- ACQUIRED PREM: MAPS AND MISTLETOE LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.08 546
69 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.08 683
70 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.07 688
71 SO: NO PREP KINGS: TEAM DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:03 PM 117 0.07 415
72 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.07 1,544
73 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.07 821
74 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 14 0.07 216
75 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:48 PM 12 0.07 1,474
76 100 DAY DREAM HOME REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 12:00 PM 60 0.07 495
77 VH1 ORIGINAL MOVIES: LETS GET MERRIED VH1 9:00 PM 120 0.07 191
78 ANCIENT ALIENS HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.07 567
79 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.07 981
80 JOJO & GRAN GRAN NICK JR 8:00 PM 20 0.07 221
81 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.07 603
82 MOVIE- ACQUIRED RPT LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 116 0.06 521
83 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN2 7:00 PM 60 0.06 153
84 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.06 632
85 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.06 626
86 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.06 1,395
87 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 7:00 PM 48 0.06 1,417
88 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.06 743
89 UFO WITNESS TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.06 301
90 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN2 6:00 PM 60 0.06 162
91 MYST MUSEUM REPACK: STDA-3R1R09H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.06 363
92 HERD L: 1639 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.05 177
93 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: PHOENIX/LA CLIPPERS NBA-TV 10:33 PM 147 0.05 213
94 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.05 526
95 PEOPLE PUZZLER GSN 6:00 PM 30 0.05 593
96 LIGA MX FEMENIL L: SF: TIGRES / AMERICA TUDN 7:55 PM 125 0.05 129
97 NBA GAMETIME LIVE NBA-TV 9:41 PM 52 0.05 169
98 CNN TONIGHT CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.05 682
99 100 DAY DREAM HOME REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 AM 60 0.05 430
100 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.05 755
101 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.05 118
102 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L: 1273 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.05 93
103 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.04 575
104 11TH HOUR MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.04 908
105 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 7:00 PM 60 0.04 131
106 SAY YES TO THE DRESS: UK TLC 6:00 AM 30 0.04 187
107 GET UP: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.04 119
108 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.04 1,323
109 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.04 296
110 CHAIN REACTION (GSN) GSN 5:00 PM 30 0.04 467
111 CAILLOU THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:30 AM 30 0.04 98
112 TECHCHECK CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.04 266
113 TUG OF WORDS GSN 4:30 PM 30 0.04 372
114 POCOYO THE CARTOON NETWORK 8:00 AM 30 0.04 85
115 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 60 0.03 129
116 NFL LIVE ESPN2 5:00 PM 60 0.03 118
117 ALLSTAR GINGERBREAD BUILD FOOD NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.03 360
118 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.03 655
119 BING THE CARTOON NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.03 96
120 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.03 107
121 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 4:00 PM 30 0.03 82
122 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:30 PM 30 0.03 319
123 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.03 228
124 LIGA MX FEMENIL: SF:MONTERREY VS ATLAS FOX DEPORTES 9:55 PM 129 0.03 74
125 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.03 290
126 GOOD MORNING FOOTBALL: N/A NFL NETWORK 7:00 AM 180 0.03 107
127 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.03 120
128 NBA TODAY L ESPN2 3:00 PM 60 0.03 102
129 THIS JUST IN ESPN2 4:30 PM 30 0.03 71
130 STINCHFIELD NEWSMAX TV 8:00 PM 60 0.03 242
131 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:00 PM 30 0.03 262
132 QUIEN DA MAS TEXAS UNIVERSO 4:00 PM 30 0.03 38
133 QUIEN DA MAS TEXAS UNIVERSO 4:30 PM 30 0.03 37
134 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 8:00 AM 60 0.03 87
135 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.03 765
136 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.03 127
137 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.03 394
138 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.02 195
139 MUSH-MUSH AND THE MUSHABL THE CARTOON NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.02 43
140 LINEA DE CUATRO L TUDN 11:00 PM 60 0.02 44
141 NIGHTLY POP E! 11:30 PM 30 0.02 96
142 THOMAS & FRIENDS: ALL ENG THE CARTOON NETWORK 9:00 AM 30 0.02 88
143 CORTES & PELLEGRINO NEWSMAX TV 9:00 PM 60 0.02 146
144 STEPHANIE RUHLE REPORTS MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.02 650
145 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 11:00 AM 60 0.02 98
146 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.02 148
147 BF DELICIOUS DESTINATION COOKING CHANNEL 10:00 PM 30 0.02 118
148 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 75 0.02 117
149 GREG KELLY REPORTS NEWSMAX TV 7:00 PM 60 0.02 399
150 AMERICA?S MORNING HEADQUA THE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.02 166

 

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About the Author

Mitch Metcalf
MITCH METCALF has been tracking every US film release of over 500 screens (over 2300 movies and counting) since the storied weekend of May 20, 1994, when Maverick and Beverly Hills Cop 3 inspired countless aficionados to devote their lives to the art of cinema. Prior to that, he studied Politics and Economics at Princeton in order to prepare for his dream of working in television. He has been Head of West Coast Research at ABC, then moved to NBC in 2000 and became Head of Scheduling for 11 years.