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September 21, 2021

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Sunday 9.19.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS:

ABC:  After a rerun AMERICA’S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS at 0.51, CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD was steady at 0.50, THE CHASE dipped 0.03 to 0.34, and TO TELL THE TRUTH was down 0.04 to 0.26.

CBS:  With a huge lead-in from the late national NFL game, the EMMY AWARDS had a robust rise to 1.81, compared to last year’s 1.3 (without a football lead-in).

NBC:  SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL was at 5.95, up 0.60 from last week’s game.

FOX:  After a rerun of THE SIMPSONS at 0.48, a special FANTASY ISLAND fell 0.16 from last Sunday’s special episode to 0.30, followed by another run of the MASKED SINGER promo special at 0.21, and a rerun FAMILY GUY at 0.19.

CW:  A rerun of PENN & TELLER: FOOL US at 0.06 led in to new and rerun episodes of WELLINGTON PARANORMAL at 0.02/0.02.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE:  AMC’s THE WALKING DEAD led Sunday cable, up 0.05 to 0.51, with TALKING DEAD up 0.02 to 0.14.  TNT’s ANIMAL KINGDOM edged up 0.02 to 0.18.  On Adult Swim, RICK & MORTY was at 0.18/0.16 compared to last week’s 0.27/0.25, and TEENAGE EUTHANASIA was at 0.14/0.12.  On Starz, POWER BOOK III: RAISING KANAN climbed 0.06 to 0.18, and HEELS ticked up to 0.03.  Hallmark’s CHESAPEAKE SHORES ticked up to 0.11.  On Showtime, BILLIONS ticked down to 0.03, THE CIRCUS returned at 0.02/182K, AMERICAN RUST was steady at 0.01/244K, and WORK IN PROGRESS was at 0.01/64K.  On HBO, SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE was steady at 0.03. 

TLC’s 90 DAY FIANCE was at the top of unscripted, down a tick to 0.45, with I LOVE A MAMA’S BOY down 0.03 to 0.21.  On Bravo, REAL HOUSEWIVES OF THE POTOMAC dropped 0.04 to 0.29, and REAL HOUSEWIVES OF SLC was down 0.03 to 0.28.  On Food Network, HALLOWEEN WARS was at 0.25/0.22.  NBC Sports Net’s PREMIER LEAGUE match was at 0.24.  Discovery’s ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE jumped a tenth to 0.20/0.18 compared to last week’s 0.10.  On HGTV, RENO INC was steady at 0.16, HAWAII LIFE was at 0.13/0.12 compared to last week’s 0.16/0.15, and LAKEFRONT BARGAIN HUNT was at 0.12/0.10 compared to last week’s 0.14/0.12.  On ID, ON THE CASE ticked up to 0.13, and EVIL LIVES HERE was also up a tick to 0.11. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Sunday September 19, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 WALKING DEAD AMC 9:00 PM 67 0.51 1,914
2 90 DAY FIANCE: OTHER WAY: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 121 0.45 1,931
3 NFL COUNTDOWN           L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 180 0.42 1,204
4 REAL HOUSEWIVES POTOMAC BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.29 946
5 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 11:30 PM 91 0.28 775
6 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF SLC BRAVO 9:00 PM 61 0.28 754
7 HALLOWEEN WARS FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.25 959
8 PREMIER LEAGUE L: MANCHESTER UNITED/WEST HAM NBC SPORTS NETWORK 8:53 AM 146 0.24 572
9 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 11:19 AM 11 0.24 578
10 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.23 763
11 HALLOWEEN WARS FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.22 796
12 I LOVE A MAMAS BOY TLC 10:01 PM 58 0.21 1,087
13 ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:02 PM 62 0.20 1,330
14 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.20 601
15 ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 62 0.18 1,231
16 ANIMAL KINGDOM TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:00 PM 60 0.18 853
17 RICK & MORTY ADULT SWIM 11:30 PM 30 0.18 444
18 POWER BOOK III: RAISING K STARZ PRIMARY 8:03 PM 53 0.18 486
19 GABBY PETITO INVESTIGATN FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.17 1,780
20 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.17 911
21 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.16 1,874
22 RENO INC: LAKE HOUSE HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 61 0.16 1,334
23 RICK & MORTY ADULT SWIM 11:00 PM 30 0.16 406
24 LIFE, LIBERTY AND LEVIN FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.15 2,018
25 GIRL MEETS FARM FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 30 0.15 804
26 SUNDAY NIGHT IN AMERICA. FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.14 1,912
27 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:01 PM 30 0.14 467
28 TALKING DEAD AMC 10:07 PM 60 0.14 657
29 NFL GAMEDAY MORNING: N/A NFL NETWORK 9:00 AM 240 0.14 447
30 MLB SUNDAY NIGHT        L: PHILADELPHIA/NY METS ESPN 7:00 PM 225 0.14 735
31 TEENAGE EUTHANASIA ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 30 0.14 304
32 FANTASY FOOTBALL NOW    L: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 180 0.13 321
33 HAWAII LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:01 PM 30 0.13 1,013
34 ON THE CASE WITH PZ INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.13 698
35 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.13 378
36 DELICIOUS MISS BROWN FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.13 707
37 HAWAII LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:31 PM 30 0.12 1,120
38 TEENAGE EUTHANASIA ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 30 0.12 267
39 90 DAY OTHER WAY: PILLOW TLC 10:59 PM 61 0.12 880
40 LAKEFRONT BARGAIN HUNT HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:31 PM 30 0.12 889
41 EVIL LIVES HERE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.11 769
42 LRC: 2021 PRIMETIME EMMYS: N/A E! 6:00 PM 120 0.11 442
43 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.11 669
44 NEXT REVOLUTION, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.11 1,688
45 LIGA MX: MONTERREY VS TIGRES FOX DEPORTES 7:46 PM 150 0.11 246
46 CHESAPEAKE SHORES HALLMARK CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.11 1,563
47 NFL GAMEDAY LIVE: N/A NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 210 0.11 389
48 SUNDAY MORNING FUTURES FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.11 1,621
49 LAKEFRONT BARGAIN HUNT HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 30 0.10 982
50 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN22 MTV 8:30 PM 30 0.10 304
51 MEDIA BUZZ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.10 1,325
52 BIG SUNDAY SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.10 1,199
53 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.10 1,497
54 LOVE LIFE TBS NETWORK 10:00 PM 37 0.10 411
55 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.10 667
56 NFL GAMEDAY LIVE: N/A NFL NETWORK 4:30 PM 180 0.09 302
57 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.09 1,152
58 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN22 MTV 8:00 PM 30 0.09 269
59 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.08 1,446
60 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 58 0.08 395
61 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM L ESPN 10:45 PM 45 0.08 262
62 ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.08 268
63 RELIABLE SOURCES CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.07 794
64 CNN SPECIAL REPORT CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.07 583
65 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.07 1,005
66 NFL GAMEDAY HIGHLIGHTS NFL NETWORK 7:30 PM 60 0.07 394
67 OSBOURNES WANT TO BELIEVE TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.07 310
68 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 58 0.07 274
69 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.07 421
70 WICKED TUNA OBX FL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 15 0.07 285
71 LOVE MONSTER THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.07 124
72 WICKED TUNA: OUTER BANKS NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.06 338
73 WICKED TUNA OBX: EXTRA NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.06 295
74 UNCENSORED TV ONE 10:00 PM 60 0.06 161
75 NFL GAMEDAY FINAL NFL NETWORK 11:35 PM 60 0.06 231
76 CNN FILMS CNN 9:00 PM 92 0.06 492
77 MOVIE- ACQUIRED PREM: DRIVEN TO KILL LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.06 349
78 GABBY PETITO INVESTIGATN FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 AM 60 0.06 574
79 NORTH WOODS LAW ANIMAL PLANET 9:00 PM 61 0.06 411
80 HIST GREATEST MYSTERIES HISTORY 10:05 PM 116 0.05 507
81 LIGA MX PT SUN: CRUZ AZUL / QUERETARO TUDN 7:55 PM 125 0.05 129
82 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF SLC BRAVO 5:00 PM 60 0.05 170
83 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.05 432
84 HMM MOVIE: FINDING LOVE IN MOUNTAIN HALLMARK MOVIES & MYSTERIES 9:00 PM 120 0.05 1,004
85 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.05 786
86 MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER L: PORTLAND TIMBERS/LAFC FOX SPORTS 1 7:30 PM 150 0.05 153
87 FAREED ZAKARIA: GPS CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.05 688
88 DIRTY ROTTEN CLEANERS A&E NETWORK 12:00 PM 60 0.05 287
89 MLB REGULAR SEASON: DODGERS/REDS TBS NETWORK 1:00 PM 204 0.05 214
90 STATE OF THE UNION CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.05 552
91 FOX DEPORTES EN VIVO ESP FOX DEPORTES 10:16 PM 15 0.05 96
92 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.05 846
93 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 12:00 AM 60 0.05 330
94 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.05 457
95 KILLERS OF THE COSMOS SCIENCE 9:00 PM 60 0.05 182
96 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF SLC BRAVO 4:00 PM 60 0.05 154
97 IN ICE COLD BLOOD OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.04 318
98 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 11:36 AM 32 0.04 180
99 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF SLC BRAVO 6:00 PM 60 0.04 141
100 SNAPPED OXYGEN MEDIA 6:00 PM 60 0.04 287
101 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF SLC BRAVO 3:00 PM 60 0.04 166
102 SYTTD: ENGLAND TLC 6:00 AM 60 0.04 187
103 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 387
104 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 10:00 AM 32 0.04 149
105 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 9:28 AM 32 0.04 192
106 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.04 743
107 ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.04 192
108 VENGEANCE: KILLER FAM HLN 9:00 PM 60 0.04 202
109 SEX & MURDER HLN 10:00 PM 60 0.04 231
110 IN ICE COLD BLOOD OXYGEN MEDIA 7:00 PM 60 0.04 283
111 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 9:12 PM 33 0.04 181
112 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 10:17 PM 33 0.04 250
113 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 1:00 AM 60 0.04 281
114 DIRTY ROTTEN CLEANERS A&E NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.04 289
115 FOX NEWS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.04 736
116 MEXICAN FIRST DIVISION L: SANTOS LAGUNA/PUEBLA FC ESPN DEPORTES 9:30 PM 160 0.04 85
117 COUNTDOWN: 2021 EMMYS E! 4:30 PM 90 0.04 186
118 TCS: IT COULDNT HAPPEN HE WETV 1:00 AM 60 0.04 191
119 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 8:08 PM 32 0.04 220
120 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 12:08 PM 32 0.03 140
121 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 11:04 AM 32 0.03 196
122 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 10:32 AM 32 0.03 162
123 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 11:22 PM 33 0.03 182
124 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.03 164
125 MLS REGULAR SEASON      L: PHILADELPHIA UNION/ORLANDO CITY FC ESPN 4:00 PM 126 0.03 115
126 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 9:45 PM 32 0.03 224
127 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 10:50 PM 32 0.03 191
128 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 12:40 PM 32 0.03 157
129 SMURFS, THE NICKTOONS 10:30 AM 30 0.03 92
130 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 8:40 PM 32 0.03 174
131 EL RASTRO DISCOVERY EN ESPANOL 8:00 PM 60 0.03 90
132 BILLIONS S5 SHOWTIME PRIME 9:06 PM 50 0.03 318
133 SUNDAY SHOW W/J. CAPEHART: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.03 521
134 LIGUE 1 – L: PARIS SAINT GERMAIN VS. LYON BEIN SPORT ESPANOL 2:39 PM 126 0.03 84
135 MEHDI HASAN SHOW MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.03 419
136 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 8:56 AM 32 0.03 165
137 ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.03 169
138 FUTBOL CENTRAL L TUDN 7:00 PM 55 0.03 65
139 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 7:36 PM 32 0.03 211
140 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 1:12 PM 32 0.03 143
141 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 6:32 PM 32 0.03 161
142 CASAGRANDES NICKTOONS 11:00 AM 30 0.03 70
143 DAILY WAGER   L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.03 71
144 SOCIO S7, EL UNIVERSO 2:00 PM 60 0.03 58
145 KAMP KORAL NICKTOONS 10:00 AM 30 0.03 69
146 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.03 195
147 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 7:04 PM 32 0.03 162
148 SCENES FROM MARRIAGE SRS HBO PRIME 9:01 PM 63 0.03 133
149 PGA TOUR: FORTINET CHAMPIONSHIP GOLF CHANNEL 6:08 PM 180 0.03 303
150 HEELS STARZ PRIMARY 9:00 PM 57 0.03 93
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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.