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December 10, 2021

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Thursday 12.9.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  The line-up aired new episodes for the first time since November 18, with STATION 19 down 0.13 to 0.55, GREY’S ANATOMY down 0.07 to 0.54, and BIG SKY steady at 0.30.

CBS:  YUONG SHELDON ticked up to 0.65, UNITED STATES OF AL ticked down to 0.45, GHOSTS was down a tick to 0.54, and B POSITIVE added a tick at 0.42.  BULL fell 0.07 to 0.27.

NBC:  The first episode of THE BLACKLIST since November 18 ticked down to 0.31.  The LAW & ORDER duo aired new episodes for the first time in a month, with SVU down 0.03 to 0.57, and ORGANIZED CRIME steady at 0.62.

FOX:  THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL was at 3.78, down 0.99 from last week’s game.

CW:  The midseason finale of WALKER gained 0.03 to 0.15, and LEGACIES held at 0.08.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  NFL Network’s portion of THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL was at 0.70, down 0.17 from last week’s game.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.30/0.50/3.4M, with MSNBCs RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.14/0.21/2.1M, and CNN’s SITUATION ROOM at 0.13/0.16/900K.  TUDN’s LIGA match was at 0.27.  On A&E, THE FIRST 48 slipped 0.02 to 0.22, and CITY CONFIDENTIAL was down 0.05 to 0.08.  ON HGTV, FLIP OR FLOP fell 0.07 to 0.15, HOUSE HUNTERS ticked up to 0.15, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was up 0.02 to 0.12.  Food Network’s CHRISTMAS COOKIE CHALLENGE edged up 0.02 to 0.15.  USA’s CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST was steady at 0.14.  On Bravo, MILLION DOLLAR LISTING ticked up to 0.14, and PROJECT RUNWAY was steady at 0.13.  On DOUBLE SHOT AT LOVE ticked up to 0.14, and FLORIBAMA SHORE ticked down to 0.10.  On ID, LOVE, HONOR BETRAY rose 0.04 to 0.12, and THE FOG OF MURDER was up 0.02 to 0.07.  We’s MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP grew by 0.02 to 0.09.  Tru’s TACOMA FD lost 0.02 to 0.08.  TNT’s SHAQ LIVE was at 0.05/0.04 compared to last week’s 0.10/0.07. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Thursday December 9, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NFLN THU NT FOOTBALL: 2021 WK 14 PIT VS. MIN NFL NETWORK 8:23 PM 200 0.70 2,483
2 NFLN THU NT PRE-KICK NFL NETWORK 8:06 PM 17 0.43 1,637
3 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.30 3,380
4 NFL THU NT POST-GAME NFL NETWORK 11:47 PM 37 0.28 899
5 NFLN THU NT PREGAME NFL NETWORK 7:30 PM 36 0.27 1,009
6 LIGA MX THU: FINAL: LEON / ATLAS TUDN 9:55 PM 134 0.27 608
7 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.26 2,848
8 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.25 3,591
9 FOX NEWS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.24 2,739
10 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.22 3,615
11 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 62 0.22 762
12 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.20 753
13 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.19 2,294
14 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.19 518
15 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.17 1,868
16 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.16 1,549
17 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 46 0.15 1,673
18 FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 31 0.15 1,111
19 CHRISTMAS COOKIE CHLG FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.15 824
20 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.15 1,791
21 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 31 0.15 962
22 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 8:30 PM 30 0.14 639
23 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.14 1,685
24 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AWARDS L: N/A ESPN 7:00 PM 120 0.14 448
25 MILLION DOLLAR LISTING LA BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.14 655
26 DOUBLE SHOT AT LOVE S3 MTV 9:00 PM 60 0.14 286
27 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.14 2,051
28 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.14 353
29 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.13 492
30 NFL THU NT POST-GAME NFL NETWORK 12:24 AM 30 0.13 405
31 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.13 882
32 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.13 1,436
33 SR/B.DOLE CASKET ARRIVES FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:46 AM 14 0.13 1,566
34 THIS JUST IN  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.13 290
35 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.13 330
36 PROJECT RUNWAY BRAVO 9:00 PM 90 0.13 794
37 LOVE, HONOR, BETRAY INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.12 622
38 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.12 378
39 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.12 401
40 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:31 PM 30 0.12 868
41 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.12 1,418
42 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.11 1,475
43 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.11 319
44 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.11 980
45 NBA TODAY L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.11 293
46 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.11 280
47 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.11 357
48 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.11 1,398
49 SR/B.DOLE CASKET ARRIVES FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.10 1,443
50 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.10 744
51 MY 600-LB LIFE: SUPER SIZ: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.10 475
52 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.10 1,535
53 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.10 715
54 B1G MENS BASKETBALL L: PURDUE / RUTGERS BIG TEN NETWORK 7:00 PM 142 0.10 344
55 FLORIBAMA SHORE SSN4B MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.10 231
56 NFL GAMEDAY KICKOFF NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 90 0.10 356
57 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 251
58 BABY SHARK?S BIG SHOW! NICKELODEON 12:00 PM 30 0.09 273
59 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.09 337
60 HEISMAN TROPHY PREVIEW ESPN 9:00 PM 30 0.09 286
61 MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP: RS WETV 9:00 PM 60 0.09 261
62 WMNS COLL BKBL REG SSN  L: IOWA/IOWA STATE ESPN2 9:00 PM 130 0.09 422
63 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.09 1,042
64 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.09 280
65 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.09 1,616
66 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.09 1,118
67 1000-LB SISTERS:SUPERSIZE TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.09 484
68 PAWN STARS: BEST OF HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.09 477
69 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.08 1,195
70 CITY CONFIDENTIAL A&E NETWORK 10:02 PM 63 0.08 456
71 TACOMA FD TRUTV 10:00 PM 30 0.08 194
72 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO TUDN 12:09 AM 60 0.08 187
73 PAWN STARS HISTORY 8:00 PM 58 0.08 376
74 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.08 1,418
75 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.08 728
76 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: UTAH/PHILADELPHIA NBA-TV 7:01 PM 145 0.08 229
77 FOG OF MURDER, THE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.07 494
78 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.07 1,256
79 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 14 0.07 202
80 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.07 660
81 CNN TONIGHT CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.07 598
82 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.07 588
83 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:30 PM 30 0.07 289
84 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:30 PM 30 0.07 447
85 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.07 537
86 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.06 599
87 YOUNG DYLAN NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.06 275
88 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.06 516
89 HOMICIDE FOR THE HOLIDAYS OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.06 326
90 COLL BSKTBL: BIG EAST L: TEXAS/SETON HALL FOX SPORTS 1 6:30 PM 132 0.06 194
91 MOVIE- ACQUIRED PREM: FIANCE FOR CHRISTMAS, A LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 125 0.06 802
92 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.06 589
93 THAT GIRL LAY LAY NICKELODEON 7:30 PM 30 0.06 231
94 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.06 595
95 LIFE BELOW ZERO SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.06 426
96 PEOPLE PUZZLER GSN 6:00 PM 30 0.05 556
97 RENOVATION GOLDMINE RPK HOME AND GARDEN TV 12:00 PM 60 0.05 512
98 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.05 453
99 FRIGHT CLUB TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.05 287
100 SHAQ LIFE TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:00 PM 30 0.05 240
101 UNDISPUTED L: 1321 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.05 159
102 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.05 563
103 HERBIE AWARDS ESPN 9:30 PM 60 0.05 177
104 NBA POSTGAME SHOW NBA-TV 9:26 PM 71 0.05 107
105 PARA CAUGHT CAM REPACK: TPCC-1R17R09H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.05 283
106 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.05 1,258
107 WMNS COLL VBALL TOURN L ESPNU 10:20 PM 100 0.05 182
108 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.05 509
109 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 226
110 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 10:30 PM 90 0.04 162
111 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.04 308
112 LIGA DE EXPANSION MX L: SF: CLUB CELAYA / ATLANTE F.C. TUDN 7:26 PM 149 0.04 110
113 WMNS COLL VBALL TOURN L: WASHINGTON/TEXAS ESPNU 7:52 PM 148 0.04 165
114 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 402
115 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:00 PM 30 0.04 369
116 SHAQ LIFE TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:30 PM 30 0.04 222
117 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 170
118 CALLED TO THE WILD SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 11:15 PM 60 0.04 203
119 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.03 367
120 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.03 185
121 TOTAL DRAMARAMA THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:00 PM 30 0.03 159
122 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.03 743
123 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.03 112
124 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.03 714
125 BBCA MOVIE: U.S. MARSHALS BBC-AMERICA 9:00 PM 180 0.03 220
126 B1G WOMENS BASKETBALL L BIG TEN NETWORK 9:22 PM 98 0.03 78
127 QUIEN DA MAS TEXAS UNIVERSO 5:30 PM 30 0.03 52
128 HERD L: 1636 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.03 131
129 NIGHTLY POP E! 11:30 PM 30 0.03 81
130 QUIEN DA MAS TEXAS UNIVERSO 5:00 PM 30 0.03 46
131 NFL LIVE ESPN2 5:00 PM 60 0.03 92
132 AMERICAS BIG DEAL USA NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.03 160
133 CHAIN REACTION (GSN) GSN 5:00 PM 30 0.03 471
134 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.03 191
135 TNF FIRST LOOK: N/A NFL NETWORK 3:00 PM 120 0.03 103
136 IMPACT WRESTLING: 2149 AXS TV 8:00 PM 120 0.03 90
137 TECHCHECK CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.03 251
138 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 11:00 AM 60 0.03 95
139 WMNS COLL BKBL REG SSN  L: UCONN/GEORGIA TECH ESPN2 7:00 PM 120 0.03 222
140 LIFE BELOW ZERO FL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 15 0.03 376
141 BABY SHARK?S BIG SHOW! NICK JR 8:00 PM 30 0.03 159
142 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.03 284
143 TUG OF WORDS GSN 4:30 PM 30 0.03 413
144 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.03 690
145 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 5:00 PM 60 0.03 129
146 STEPHANIE RUHLE REPORTS MSNBC 9:00 AM 45 0.03 653
147 QUIEN DA MAS TEXAS UNIVERSO 4:30 PM 30 0.03 37
148 NOTICIAS CON D. MAERKER GALAVISION 12:30 AM 30 0.03 80
149 CALLED TO THE WILD SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:15 PM 60 0.03 242
150 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.03 95

 

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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.