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November 23, 2021

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Saturday 11.20.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS:  ABC’s primetime COLLEGE FOOTBALL game led Saturday at 1.17.  NBC’s SNL was at 0.92, down 0.05 from last week.  CW’s originals were at 0.07/0.06.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  COLLEGE FOOTBALL once again dominated Saturday cable, but it was ESPN’s COLLEGE GAMEDAY, not any game, on top at 0.55.  The network’s games were at 0.44/0.34/0.28/0.23, with Big Ten Network’s at 0.32/0.14, ESPN2’s at 0.24/0.20/0.13, and Fox Sports 1’s at 0.13/0.12.  Hallmark’s original movie was at 0.26.  TUDN’s LIGA match was at 0.18.  On Food Network, WHITE HOUSE THANKSGIVING was at 0.17, KITCHEN AT FN ticked down to 0.15, TRISHA’S SOUTHERN KITCHEN gained 0.04 to 0.14, and PIONEER WOMAN ticked down to 0.12.  ESPN2’s FORMULA 1 race was at 0.15.  History’s PAWN STARS was at 0.12 compared to last week’s 0.10/0.07.  On OWN, LOVE & MARRIAGE was at 0.10, and FAMILY OR FIANCE was down 0.03 to 0.06.  HBO’s ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY was at 0.10.  On Adult Swim, BLADE RUNNER: BLACK LOTUS was at 0.11 compared to last week’s 0.12/0.11, and the rest of the line-up was as follows:  YASHAHIME at 0.09/0.09 compared to last week’s 0.11, NARUTO down 0.04 to 0.07, FOOD WARS down 0.02 to 0.08, FENA down 0.04 to 0.06/105K, DR STONE down 0.03 to 0.06/99K, and DRAGON BALL down 0.02 to 0.07/129K.

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Saturday November 20, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 COLLEGE GAMEDAY         L: COLUMBUS, OH ESPN 9:00 AM 187 0.55 1,999
2 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: AUBURN/SOUTH CAROLINA ESPN 7:01 PM 196 0.44 2,033
3 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD    L ESPN 10:17 PM 12 0.34 1,331
4 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: WAKE FOREST/CLEMSON ESPN 12:07 PM 214 0.34 1,553
5 B1G FOOTBALL L: REGIONALIZED BIG TEN NETWORK 3:37 PM 210 0.32 1,235
6 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: ARIZONA STATE/OREGON STATE ESPN 10:29 PM 196 0.28 1,114
7 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE 2: CHRISTMAS TOGETHER W YOU HALLMARK CHANNEL 8:00 PM 121 0.26 2,763
8 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: TEXAS/WEST VIRGINIA ESPN2 12:00 PM 212 0.24 1,005
9 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L ESPN 3:41 PM 1 0.23 938
10 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: VIRGINIA/PITTSBURGH ESPN2 3:32 PM 226 0.20 851
11 WATTERS WORLD FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.19 2,304
12 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.19 561
13 HOW THE GRINCH STOLE XMAS TBS NETWORK 7:27 PM 30 0.18 678
14 LIGA MX SAT: REPECHAJE: PUEBLA / CHIVAS TUDN 10:00 PM 155 0.18 499
15 WHITE HOUSE THANKSGIVING FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 60 0.17 1,046
16 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 1:45 AM 75 0.16 547
17 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.16 1,904
18 POLAR EXPRESS, THE TBS NETWORK 5:28 PM 119 0.16 571
19 KITCHEN AT FN, THE FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.15 1,238
20 FORMULA 1 QUALIFYING L ESPN2 8:54 AM 78 0.15 486
21 JUSTICE W/ JUDGE JEANINE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.14 2,181
22 B1G FOOTBALL L: REGIONALIZED BIG TEN NETWORK 12:00 PM 197 0.14 718
23 YEAR WITHOUT SANTA CLAUS TBS NETWORK 7:57 PM 63 0.14 630
24 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.14 2,069
25 UNFILTERED W/DAN BONGINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.14 1,580
26 WIZARD OF OZ, THE: WIZARD OF OZ, THE TBS NETWORK 9:00 PM 135 0.14 770
27 TRISHAS SOUTHERN KITCHEN FOOD NETWORK 1:00 PM 30 0.14 966
28 B1G LIVE: FTB GAMEBREAK L BIG TEN NETWORK 3:17 PM 20 0.14 631
29 HMM ORIGINAL MOVIE: FIVE MORE MINUTES HALLMARK MOVIES & MYSTERIES 10:01 PM 121 0.14 1,316
30 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.14 1,360
31 COLL FOOTBALL: BIG 10 L: ILLINOIS/IOWA FOX SPORTS 1 2:03 PM 219 0.13 677
32 PAWN STARS: BEST OF HISTORY 10:03 PM 62 0.13 788
33 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: UL MONROE/LSU ESPN2 9:01 PM 195 0.13 598
34 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN2 12:16 AM 44 0.13 410
35 PREMIER LEAGUE L: CHELSEA/LEICESTER NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:24 AM 126 0.12 335
36 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.12 1,056
37 COLL FOOTBALL: BIG 12 L: BAYLOR/K STATE FOX SPORTS 1 5:42 PM 200 0.12 665
38 PAWN STARS HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.12 728
39 PREMIER LEAGUE L: BRIGHTON/ASTON VILLA NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:56 AM 140 0.12 343
40 BLADE RUNNER: BLACK LOTUS ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 30 0.11 226
41 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.11 334
42 TOP RANK BOXING        L ESPN2 7:18 PM 103 0.11 486
43 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO TUDN 12:35 AM 25 0.10 218
44 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.10 1,651
45 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 12:16 PM 16 0.10 263
46 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.10 1,332
47 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.10 1,385
48 LOVE & MARRIAGE: HUNTSVIL OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.10 479
49 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.10 1,183
50 2021 ROCK AND ROLL HALL O: 2021 ROCK AND ROLL HALL O HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 196 0.10 518
51 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD ESPN 3:00 AM 60 0.10 349
52 YASHAHIME: PRINCESS HALF- ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 30 0.09 166
53 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.09 955
54 YASHAHIME: PRINCESS HALF- ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 30 0.09 148
55 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:30 AM 26 0.09 257
56 FF MOVIE: KUNG FU PANDA 3 FREEFORM 12:05 PM 125 0.09 292
57 FF MOVIE: PETER RABBIT FREEFORM 2:10 PM 125 0.09 347
58 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.09 679
59 B1G LIVE: FTB POSTGAME L BIG TEN NETWORK 7:07 PM 53 0.09 338
60 MOVIE- ACQUIRED PREM: YOU MAKE IT FEEL LIK XMAS LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.09 559
61 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.09 923
62 LIGA MX PLAYOFFS: WC:SANTOS VS SAN LUIS FOX DEPORTES 7:45 PM 138 0.09 240
63 GHOST AND MOLLY MCGEE DISNEY CHANNEL 9:00 AM 30 0.09 331
64 BIG SATURDAY SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.09 1,205
65 DANGER FORCE NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 30 0.08 314
66 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.08 1,015
67 FOOD WARS ADULT SWIM 1:30 AM 30 0.08 129
68 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD ESPN2 1:30 AM 60 0.08 237
69 MOVIE- LMN ACQUIRED PREM: ABDUCTION RUNS IN THE FAM LIFETIME MOVIE NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.08 457
70 NFL MATCH-UP ESPN 4:00 AM 30 0.08 293
71 JOURNAL EDITORIAL REPORT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.08 910
72 COLD JUSTICE OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.07 618
73 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN2 1:00 AM 30 0.07 284
74 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.07 920
75 NARUTO: SHIPPUDEN ADULT SWIM 2:00 AM 30 0.07 119
76 ZOMBIE HOUSE FLIPPING A&E NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.07 299
77 SIDE HUSTLE NICKELODEON 8:30 PM 30 0.07 245
78 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: CHARLOTTE/ATLANTA NBA-TV 7:30 PM 150 0.07 195
79 POWER RANGERS DINO FURY NICKELODEON 8:00 AM 30 0.07 202
80 THE A&E MOVIE: EDGE OF TOMORROW A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 150 0.07 350
81 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.07 554
82 FAMILY OR FIANCE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.06 344
83 FRESH OUT PLAYLIST AMTV 8:00 AM 60 0.06 133
84 BET ORIGINAL MOVIE: RICH CHRISTMAS, A BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:00 PM 145 0.06 282
85 911 CRISIS CENTER OXYGEN MEDIA 9:30 PM 30 0.06 384
86 DESTINATION FEAR TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.06 401
87 MIRACULOUS: TALES OF LADY DISNEY CHANNEL 10:00 AM 30 0.06 261
88 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.06 609
89 TRIPLE DIGIT FLIP A&E NETWORK 12:00 PM 60 0.06 219
90 ONE CHAMPIONSHIP MMA TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 12:30 AM 60 0.06 166
91 AMPHIBIA DISNEY CHANNEL 9:30 AM 30 0.06 309
92 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.06 568
93 911 CRISIS CENTER OXYGEN MEDIA 9:00 PM 30 0.05 414
94 ZOO, THE ANIMAL PLANET 9:00 PM 60 0.05 572
95 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.05 587
96 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 10:12 AM 48 0.05 143
97 DEAD FILES TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.05 411
98 PREMIER LEAGUE L: WEST HAM/WOLVES USA NETWORK 10:00 AM 122 0.05 173
99 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.05 639
100 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: SOUTH ALABAMA/TENNESSEE ESPNU 7:34 PM 207 0.05 307
101 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 11:00 AM 60 0.05 172
102 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 248
103 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.05 444
104 MIRACULOUS WORLD: NEW YOR DISNEY CHANNEL 6:50 PM 70 0.05 206
105 VICTOR & VALENTINO THE CARTOON NETWORK 10:00 AM 15 0.05 147
106 BIG CITY GREENS: SHORTSGI DISNEY CHANNEL 2:00 PM 30 0.05 207
107 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.05 493
108 SPORTSCENTER MORNING ESPN2 3:00 AM 60 0.05 143
109 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.05 529
110 CNN FILMS: THE HUNT FOR PLANET B CNN 9:00 PM 120 0.04 476
111 LIVING SINGLE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 4:15 PM 37 0.04 156
112 LIVING SINGLE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 3:37 PM 38 0.04 132
113 THE A&E MOVIE: EDGE OF TOMORROW A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 149 0.04 164
114 BIG CITY GREENS: SHORTSGI DISNEY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 30 0.04 165
115 POLITICS NATION MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.04 513
116 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 7:36 PM 32 0.04 198
117 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 218
118 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.04 453
119 NBA SPECIAL NBA-TV 10:00 PM 90 0.04 127
120 PARAMOUNT NETWORK MOVIE: PULP FICTION PARAMOUNT 12:00 AM 210 0.04 182
121 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 364
122 AFV ANIMAL EDITION DISNEY XD 8:00 PM 60 0.04 182
123 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 410
124 TOTAL DRAMARAMA THE CARTOON NETWORK 9:30 AM 15 0.04 129
125 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 9:44 PM 32 0.04 224
126 YASMIN VOSSOUGHIAN REPRTS: N/A MSNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.04 372
127 MAJOR LEAG SOCCER DT SAT TUDN 5:16 PM 115 0.03 82
128 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 10:16 PM 32 0.03 238
129 SMERCONISH CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.03 665
130 APPLE & ONION THE CARTOON NETWORK 10:45 AM 15 0.03 91
131 LIGA PREMIER: LIVERPOOL VS ARSENAL UNIVERSO 12:21 PM 129 0.03 67
132 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.03 210
133 FOX DEPORTES EN VIVO ESP FOX DEPORTES 10:03 PM 27 0.03 77
134 HOT 20 COUNTDOWN: N/A CMT 9:00 AM 180 0.03 167
135 QUIEN DA MAS UNIVERSO 6:00 PM 30 0.03 59
136 APPLE & ONION THE CARTOON NETWORK 10:30 AM 15 0.03 84
137 12 DATES OF CHRISTMAS TBS NETWORK 11:15 PM 60 0.03 171
138 MURDERED MISSING MONTANA OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 AM 90 0.03 222
139 FORMULA 1 PRACTICE L ESPN2 6:00 AM 65 0.03 138
140 AMERCAN VOICES W/MENENDEZ: N/A MSNBC 6:00 PM 120 0.03 368
141 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 7:04 PM 32 0.03 156
142 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:00 AM 24 0.03 76
143 COLL FOOTBALL: MTN WEST L: NEW MEXICO/BOISE ST FOX SPORTS 1 9:10 PM 190 0.03 165
144 COMBATE GLOBAL E TUDN 8:00 PM 60 0.03 49
145 VELSHI: N/A MSNBC 8:00 AM 120 0.03 517
146 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 4:00 AM 60 0.03 172
147 GOOD MORNING FOOTBALL: WEEKEND NFL NETWORK 9:00 AM 180 0.03 107
148 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.03 181
149 BRAIN GAMES DISNEY XD 9:30 PM 30 0.03 102
150 DR. OAKLEY, YUKON VET NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 60 0.03 336

 

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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.