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September 17, 2021

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Thursday 9.16.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS:

ABC:  After a HOLEY MOLEY rerun at 0.36, WHEN NATURE CALLS held at 0.20, and THE HUSTLER was up 0.03 to 0.22.

CBS:  A 2-hour BIG BROTHER gained 0.07 to 0.94, followed by a BULL rerun at 0.20.

NBC:  The series finale of BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (and the last sitcom scheduled to air on NBC for the moment) rose to 0.39 compared to its last episodes at 0.28/0.25.  Reruns followed at 0.23/0.24.

FOX:  Reruns at 0.22-0.29.

CW:  CORONER ticked up to 0.09 and the just-canceled THE OUTPOST was also up a tick to 0.05.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  NFL Network had the solo national THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL game, and it easily took the night at 2.38.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.25/0.45/3.3M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.13/0.21/2.2M, and CNN’s ANDERSON COOPER 360 at 0.12/0.19/1M.  On HGTV, FLIPPING 101 was at 0.24/0.20, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was at 0.17/0.15 compared to last week’s 0.12.  On USA, CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST was steady at 0.19, and GROWING UP CHRISLEY held at 0.13.  On MTV, DOUBLE SHOT AT LOVE returned at 0.18, and FLORIBAMA SHORE was at 0.17.  ESPN’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL game was at 0.17.  On Bravo, MILLION DOLLAR LISTINGS edged up 0.02 to 0.16.  Adult Swim’s ROBOT CHICKEN ticked up to 0.15.  On A&E, ACCUSED was steady at 0.14, and KIDS BEHIND BARS was down 0.05 to 0.08.  FX’s WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS gained 0.02 to 0.13.  Tru’s TACOMA FD returned at 0.13.  On We, BRAT LOVES JUDY remained at 0.11, and NOTORIOUS QUEENS.  On ID, AMERICAN DETECTIVE rose 0.02 to 0.10, and DEADLY TYPE was at 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 September 16, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: 2021 WK 2 NYG VS. WAS NFL NETWORK 8:22 PM 200 2.38 7,327
2 TNF PRE-KICK NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 22 0.96 3,228
3 TNF POST-GAME NFL NETWORK 11:44 PM 30 0.83 2,297
4 TNF SHOWCASE NFL NETWORK 7:30 PM 30 0.42 1,254
5 TNF POST-GAME NFL NETWORK 12:14 AM 30 0.38 1,110
6 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.25 3,274
7 FLIPPING 101 W/TAREK HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.24 1,350
8 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.22 3,171
9 FLIPPING 101 TAREK REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:30 PM 30 0.20 1,079
10 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 9:00 PM 31 0.19 819
11 DOUBLE SHOT AT LOVE S3 MTV 9:00 PM 62 0.18 347
12 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.18 2,531
13 FLORIBAMA SHORE SSN4B MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.17 364
14 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: OHIO/LOUISIANA ESPN 8:00 PM 217 0.17 698
15 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.17 459
16 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.17 1,273
17 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN 7:00 PM 60 0.17 476
18 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.16 3,045
19 FOX NEWS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.16 1,963
20 FLIPPING 101 TAREK REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 30 0.16 973
21 MILLION DOLLAR LISTING LA BRAVO 8:00 PM 75 0.16 722
22 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.15 1,128
23 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 11:37 PM 68 0.15 423
24 ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 15 0.15 329
25 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.14 2,331
26 ACCUSED: GUILTY OR INNCNT A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 63 0.14 508
27 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.14 435
28 GROWING UP CHRISLEY USA NETWORK 9:31 PM 31 0.13 734
29 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.13 1,817
30 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.13 2,231
31 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.13 522
32 WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS FX 10:00 PM 35 0.13 462
33 TACOMA FD TRUTV 10:00 PM 30 0.13 309
34 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:45 AM 60 0.12 336
35 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.12 1,007
36 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.12 382
37 BRAT LOVES JUDY WETV 9:00 PM 60 0.11 298
38 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.11 910
39 DR. PIMPLE POPPER: SUPERS TLC 8:00 PM 60 0.11 858
40 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.11 1,597
41 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.10 350
42 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.10 944
43 NFL GAMEDAY KICKOFF NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 90 0.10 356
44 AMERICAN DETECTIVE W/ JK INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.10 782
45 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.10 315
46 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.10 393
47 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.10 1,520
48 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 15 0.10 313
49 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.10 1,471
50 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.10 789
51 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.10 1,495
52 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 10:02 PM 32 0.10 531
53 LOVE AFTER LOCKUP: FL WETV 8:49 PM 11 0.10 332
54 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.09 1,614
55 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.09 1,624
56 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.09 1,653
57 UNDISPUTED L: 1261 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.09 200
58 USA SOCCER WOMEN        L: PARAGUAY/USA ESPN2 7:30 PM 124 0.09 292
59 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:45 AM 15 0.09 212
60 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:45 AM 60 0.09 245
61 PARANORMAL CAUGHT ON CAM TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.09 400
62 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.09 737
63 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.09 225
64 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.09 290
65 DEADLY TYPE W/ CANDICE D INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:30 PM 30 0.09 542
66 UNEXPLAINED:CAUGHT ON CAM TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.09 358
67 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.09 808
68 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.08 1,568
69 PAWN STARS HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.08 605
70 KIDS BEHIND BARS: LIFE OR A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 61 0.08 427
71 MY FEET KILLING ME:FNOTES TLC 9:00 PM 60 0.08 627
72 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS L: CRUZ AZUL / MONTERREY TUDN 10:00 PM 146 0.08 216
73 DEADLY TYPE W/ CANDICE D INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 30 0.08 547
74 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.08 687
75 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.08 1,705
76 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.08 1,302
77 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.08 737
78 LIFE BELOW ZERO SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.08 459
79 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.07 784
80 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.07 738
81 DARK SIDE OF THE RING VICE 9:00 PM 60 0.07 153
82 LIFE BELOW ZERO FL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 15 0.07 503
83 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.07 661
84 LITTLE WOMEN ATL LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 93 0.07 352
85 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.07 702
86 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.07 1,342
87 IJ: INSIDE JOKES TRUTV 9:30 PM 30 0.07 166
88 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.07 613
89 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.07 579
90 NFL LIVE ESPN2 5:00 PM 60 0.07 179
91 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.07 1,289
92 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.07 762
93 THIS JUST IN  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.07 196
94 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.07 1,101
95 NASCAR TRUCKS RACING L: BRISTOL FOX SPORTS 1 9:04 PM 153 0.06 422
96 PAWN STARS HISTORY 12:03 AM 60 0.06 313
97 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.06 1,534
98 LBZ NEXT GEN SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:15 PM 60 0.06 396
99 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.06 1,078
100 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 169
101 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.06 450
102 LITTLE WOMEN ATL LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:33 PM 90 0.06 371
103 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.06 168
104 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.06 512
105 HERD L: 1576 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.06 134
106 NIGHTLY POP E! 11:30 PM 30 0.06 152
107 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.06 915
108 LBZ NEXT GENERATION FL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 11:15 PM 15 0.05 334
109 AYMAN MOHYELDIN REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.05 735
110 LIVING WITH SERIAL KILLER OXYGEN MEDIA 10:00 PM 90 0.05 251
111 STEPHANIE RUHLE REPORTS MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.05 823
112 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 5:00 PM 60 0.05 187
113 PRECIO DE HISTORIA UNIVERSO 2:30 PM 30 0.05 78
114 PRECIO DE HISTORIA UNIVERSO 2:00 PM 30 0.05 79
115 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:15 PM 30 0.05 137
116 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.05 862
117 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   L ESPN2 4:30 PM 30 0.05 153
118 DAILY WAGER   L ESPN2 6:00 PM 60 0.05 117
119 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.05 790
120 BABY LOONEY TUNES THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:30 AM 30 0.05 115
121 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.05 1,084
122 HARPER HOUSE COMEDY CENTRAL 12:44 AM 30 0.04 91
123 LIVING WITH SERIAL KILLER OXYGEN MEDIA 11:30 PM 92 0.04 211
124 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 447
125 CRAIG MELVIN REPORTS MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.04 630
126 FIRST THINGS FIRST L: 1022 FOX SPORTS 1 7:30 AM 120 0.04 103
127 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 1:05 AM 31 0.04 248
128 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.04 627
129 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:30 AM 30 0.04 174
130 LWATL UNFILTERED LIFETIME TELEVISION 11:03 PM 30 0.04 201
131 SEGUR FRONTERA AUS S12 UNIVERSO 1:30 PM 30 0.04 54
132 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.04 86
133 CHICKEN SQUAD, THE DISNEY CHANNEL 8:30 AM 25 0.04 165
134 AMERICA SAYS GSN 7:00 PM 30 0.04 455
135 LWATL UNFILTERED LIFETIME TELEVISION 11:33 PM 28 0.04 194
136 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.04 655
137 DARK SIDE OF THE 90S VICE 10:00 PM 60 0.04 77
138 MSNBC PRESS CONFERENCE MSNBC 2:00 PM 23 0.04 695
139 HARPER HOUSE COMEDY CENTRAL 12:14 AM 30 0.03 91
140 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:23 PM 37 0.03 772
141 GREAT AMERICAN EVENTS ESPN2 9:34 PM 57 0.03 126
142 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.03 122
143 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 4:00 PM 30 0.03 86
144 CAILLOU THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:45 AM 20 0.03 85
145 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO TUDN 12:26 AM 34 0.03 71
146 KEYSHAWN JWILL ZUBIN   L: N/A ESPN2 6:00 AM 120 0.03 72
147 NASCAR RACEDAY:TRCKS L FOX SPORTS 1 8:33 PM 31 0.03 204
148 POCOYO THE CARTOON NETWORK 8:05 AM 30 0.03 79
149 GOOD MORNING FOOTBALL: N/A NFL NETWORK 7:00 AM 180 0.03 81
150 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 60 0.03 116
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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.