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November 19, 2021

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Thursday 11.18.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  STATION 19 pulled ahead of its leadout, up 0.04 to 0.68, while GREY’S ANATOMY dropped 0.09 to 0.61.  BIG SKY was down 0.04 to 0.30.

CBS:  YOUNG SHELDON gained 0.04 to 0.73, UNITED STATES OF AL rose 0.06 to 0.79, GHOSTS was steady at 0.55, and B POSITIVE was up 0.07 to 0.45.  A BULL rerun was at 0.27.

NBC:  THE BLACKLIST grew by 0.03 to 0.32.  Reruns followed at 0.29/0.27.

FOX:  The broadcast portion of THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL was at 3.72, up a tenth from last week’s game.

CW:  WALKER lost 0.02 to 0.10, and LEGACIES was down 0.03 to 0.09.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  NFL Network’s share of THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL was at 0.89, up 0.11 from last week.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.32/0.51/3.6M, with CNN’s ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT at 0.12/0.18/800K, and MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.10/2M.  On A&E, THE FIRST 48 edged up 0.02 to 0.21, and CITY CONFIDENTIAL ticked up to 0.12.  On Food Network, CHRISTMAS COOKIE CHALLENGE was at 0.19 compared to last week’s 0.17/0.16.  On MTV, DOUBLE SHOT AT LOVE rose 0.05 to 0.18, and FLORIBAMA SHORE was down 0.03 to 0.14.  On HGTV, FLIPPING 101 dropped 0.05 to 0.16, HOUSE HUNTERS lost 0.03 to 0.15, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was down 0.03 to 0.12.  On Bravo, PROJECT RUNWAY was steady at 0.16, and MILLION DOLLAR LISTING was down 0.05 to 0.14.  USA’s CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST fell 0.04 to 0.12.  On We, MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP slipped 0.02 to 0.11, and A HOUSE DIVIDED was at 0.06/0.04 compared to last week’s 0.05.  Tru’s TACOMA FD was up 0.02 to 0.10.  On ID, LOVE HONOR BETRAY was steady at 0.09, and A TIME TO KILL ticked up to 0.09. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Thursday November 18, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NFLN THU NT FOOTBALL: 2021 WK 11 NE VS. ATL NFL NETWORK 8:23 PM 157 0.89 2,744
2 NFLN THU NT FBALL-SUS NFL NETWORK 11:00 PM 13 0.71 2,086
3 NFLN THU NT PRE-KICK NFL NETWORK 8:07 PM 16 0.54 1,742
4 NFLN THU NT PREGAME NFL NETWORK 7:30 PM 37 0.33 1,027
5 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.32 3,568
6 NFL THU NT POST-GAME NFL NETWORK 11:17 PM 37 0.29 783
7 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.29 3,672
8 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.24 3,003
9 FOX NEWS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.22 2,726
10 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.22 2,508
11 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.22 2,852
12 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.21 2,047
13 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 62 0.21 776
14 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.20 713
15 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.19 2,045
16 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.19 545
17 CHRISTMAS COOKIE CHLG FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 63 0.19 1,009
18 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.19 2,118
19 COLL FTBL COUNTDOWN L ESPN 7:00 PM 28 0.18 448
20 DOUBLE SHOT AT LOVE S3 MTV 9:00 PM 60 0.18 326
21 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.17 2,140
22 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.17 2,006
23 FLIPPING 101 W/TAREK HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 61 0.16 899
24 PROJECT RUNWAY BRAVO 9:00 PM 90 0.16 877
25 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.16 2,007
26 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 30 0.15 949
27 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.15 1,746
28 NFL THU NT POST-GAME NFL NETWORK 11:54 PM 30 0.15 412
29 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.14 1,124
30 MILLION DOLLAR LISTING LA BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.14 670
31 FLORIBAMA SHORE SSN4B MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.14 307
32 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.14 384
33 1000-LB SISTERS:SUPERSIZE TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.14 536
34 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.13 479
35 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.13 1,732
36 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.13 1,082
37 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.13 277
38 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.13 1,778
39 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.12 807
40 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:31 PM 30 0.12 783
41 NFL GAMEDAY KICKOFF NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 90 0.12 378
42 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.12 349
43 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 8:30 PM 30 0.12 603
44 MY 600-LB LIFE: SUPER SIZ: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.12 498
45 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.12 344
46 CITY CONFIDENTIAL A&E NETWORK 10:02 PM 63 0.12 545
47 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.12 1,239
48 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.12 311
49 PAWN STARS: BEST OF HISTORY 9:02 PM 63 0.11 566
50 YOUNG DYLAN NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.11 356
51 MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP: RS WETV 9:00 PM 60 0.11 284
52 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: LOUISVILLE/DUKE ESPN 7:28 PM 200 0.11 466
53 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.11 1,380
54 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.11 771
55 THAT GIRL LAY LAY NICKELODEON 7:30 PM 30 0.11 306
56 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.11 348
57 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.11 721
58 THIS JUST IN  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.11 278
59 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 10:48 PM 72 0.10 265
60 TACOMA FD TRUTV 10:00 PM 30 0.10 242
61 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.10 1,975
62 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.10 352
63 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.10 266
64 PAWN STARS HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.10 533
65 LOVE, HONOR, BETRAY INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.09 523
66 COLL BSKTBL: BIG EAST L: OHIO ST/XAVIER FOX SPORTS 1 6:30 PM 130 0.09 333
67 TIME TO KILL, A INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.09 443
68 NBA TODAY L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.09 260
69 PAWN STARS HISTORY 10:05 PM 58 0.09 399
70 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 753
71 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.08 859
72 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.08 780
73 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.08 853
74 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.08 687
75 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.08 763
76 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 14 0.08 222
77 LOVE AFTER LOCKUP: FL WETV 8:48 PM 12 0.08 283
78 SP HGTV URBAN OASIS HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 AM 60 0.08 344
79 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.08 656
80 FRIGHT CLUB TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.08 288
81 BLAZE & THE MONSTER MCHNS NICKELODEON 11:00 AM 30 0.07 256
82 UNDISPUTED L: 1306 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.07 181
83 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.07 208
84 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.07 914
85 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.07 705
86 PARANORMAL CAUGHT ON CAM TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.07 300
87 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.06 692
88 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.06 461
89 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.06 1,407
90 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.06 1,407
91 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.06 689
92 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 190
93 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:30 PM 30 0.06 250
94 LIFE BELOW ZERO SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.06 394
95 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.06 1,528
96 HOUSE DIVIDED, A WETV 10:08 PM 46 0.06 146
97 KILLING OF A.ARBERY TRIAL HLN 4:00 PM 60 0.06 432
98 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.06 1,257
99 KILLING OF A.ARBERY TRIAL HLN 3:00 PM 60 0.06 430
100 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.06 985
101 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.05 599
102 KILLING OF A.ARBERY TRIAL HLN 2:00 PM 60 0.05 443
103 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: PHILADELPHIA/DENVER NBA-TV 9:00 PM 141 0.05 175
104 BURIED IN THE BACKYARD OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.05 240
105 LIFE BELOW ZERO FL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 15 0.05 413
106 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: ELON/WEST VIRGINIA ESPN2 9:30 PM 131 0.05 214
107 PAWN STARS HISTORY 12:03 AM 60 0.05 219
108 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.05 355
109 KILLING OF A.ARBERY TRIAL HLN 1:00 PM 60 0.05 406
110 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.04 1,264
111 HERD L: 1622 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.04 104
112 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 478
113 BLAZE NICK JR 7:00 PM 30 0.04 161
114 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: MARQUETTE/OLE MISS ESPN2 7:00 PM 123 0.04 187
115 NBA POSTGAME SHOW NBA-TV 11:21 PM 69 0.04 129
116 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 5:00 PM 60 0.04 182
117 LIVING SINGLE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:00 AM 30 0.04 77
118 HOUSE DIVIDED, A WETV 10:54 PM 46 0.04 125
119 TECHCHECK CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.04 292
120 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:30 PM 30 0.04 332
121 STEPHANIE RUHLE REPORTS MSNBC 9:00 AM 30 0.04 870
122 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.04 253
123 LIVING SINGLE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:30 AM 30 0.04 76
124 FIRST THINGS FIRST L: 1067 FOX SPORTS 1 7:30 AM 120 0.04 95
125 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE: MURDER OF AHMAUD ARBERY TRIAL MSNBC 9:30 AM 127 0.04 791
126 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.04 285
127 STRANGE EVIDENCE SCIENCE 9:00 PM 60 0.04 215
128 KILLING OF A.ARBERY TRIAL HLN 11:00 AM 60 0.04 331
129 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.04 707
130 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 384
131 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.04 835
132 PEOPLE PUZZLER GSN 6:00 PM 30 0.03 568
133 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:00 PM 30 0.03 299
134 GREG KELLY REPORTS NEWSMAX TV 7:00 PM 60 0.03 417
135 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.03 750
136 POWER LUNCH CNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.03 227
137 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.03 736
138 NIGHTLY POP E! 11:30 PM 30 0.03 93
139 SPICER & CO NEWSMAX TV 6:00 PM 60 0.03 382
140 MAD MONEY CNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.03 232
141 KILLING OF A.ARBERY TRIAL HLN 12:00 PM 60 0.03 315
142 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: ST. BONAVENTURE/BOISE STATE ESPN2 2:00 PM 123 0.03 102
143 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.03 100
144 TNF FIRST LOOK: N/A NFL NETWORK 3:00 PM 120 0.03 125
145 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 60 0.03 140
146 AMERICAS BIG DEAL USA NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.03 157
147 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 199
148 COLL BKBL SCOREBOARD  L ESPN2 9:03 PM 27 0.03 160
149 CRAIG MELVIN REPORTS MSNBC 11:37 AM 23 0.03 708
150 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN2 4:26 PM 109 0.03 109

 

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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.