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September 10, 2021

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Thursday 9.9.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATE 2

 

BROADCAST FINALS:

ABC:  Returning from a week off, HOLEY MOLEY held at 0.37, WHEN NATURE CALLS was steady at 0.20, and THE HUSTLER dropped 0.08 to 0.19.

CBS:  BIG BROTHER lost 0.05 to 0.87, followed by a promo special for the fall season at 0.22, and reruns at 0.17/0.12.

NBC:  The NFL season officially began with a robust 7.57, up nearly a full point from 2020’s 6.7 kick-off game.

FOX:  Reruns at 0.20-0.24.

CW:  CORONER (0.8) and THE OUTPOST (0.4) were steady.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHIGHTS:  News led Thursday cable, with Fox News’s coverage of the President’s address on vaccine mandates at 0.30/0.45/3.3M, MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.15/0.26/2.2M, and CNN’s ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT at 0.10/0.14/700K.  ESPN’s primetime coverage of the US Open was at 0.21.  On USA, CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST gained 0.02 to 0.19, and GROWING UP CHRISLEY fell 0.06 to 0.13.  Adult Swim’s ROBOT CHICKEN was at 0.16.  On A&E, ACCUSED climbed 0.05 to 0.14, and KIDS BEHIND BARS was up 0.05 to 0.13.  On Bravo, MILLION DOLLAR LISTINGS ticked up to 0.14.  On HGTV, CHRISTINA ON THE COAST fell 0.05 to 0.13, HOUSE HUNTERS was at 0.12, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was at 0.12.  FX’s WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS was at 0.11, compared with last week’s premiere 0.18/0.17.  On TLC, a 9/11-themed LONG ISLAND MEDIUM was at 0.11.  On We, BRAT LOVES JUDY ticked down to 0.11, and NOTORIOUS QUEENS was at 0.04.  On MTV, a special JERSEY SHORE plunged 0.11 to 0.11, and FAMILIES OF THE MAFIA was at 0.05/0.07 compared to last week’s 0.06.  On ID, DEADLY WOMEN dropped 0.04 to 0.10, and AMERICAN DETECTIVE was down 0.04 to 0.08.  AXS’s IMPACT WRESTLING was at 0.03. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Thursday September 9, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 SR/BIDEN-COVID MANDATES FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 28 0.30 3,318
2 KICKOFF SIMULCAST NFL NETWORK 7:30 PM 42 0.28 748
3 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:28 PM 32 0.28 3,688
4 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.24 3,139
5 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.23 2,575
6 TENNIS: US OPEN PRIME   L: WOMENS SEMIFINAL ESPN 7:00 PM 290 0.21 1,455
7 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.21 2,198
8 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.21 2,958
9 NFL GAMEDAY NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 90 0.20 532
10 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.19 2,338
11 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 9:00 PM 31 0.19 881
12 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 11:50 PM 70 0.17 616
13 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.16 480
14 FOX NEWS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.16 2,152
15 ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 15 0.16 381
16 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.15 442
17 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.15 2,192
18 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.15 630
19 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.15 1,617
20 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.15 385
21 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.14 1,612
22 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.14 498
23 ACCUSED: GUILTY OR INNCNT A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 63 0.14 522
24 MILLION DOLLAR LISTING LA BRAVO 8:00 PM 75 0.14 636
25 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.14 1,530
26 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.14 381
27 GROWING UP CHRISLEY USA NETWORK 9:31 PM 31 0.13 718
28 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.13 1,133
29 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.13 1,552
30 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.13 1,733
31 CHRISTINA ON THE COAST HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.13 919
32 KIDS BEHIND BARS: LIFE OR A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 61 0.13 528
33 DR. PIMPLE POPPER: SUPERS TLC 8:00 PM 60 0.12 832
34 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.12 1,103
35 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.12 1,036
36 WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS FX 10:00 PM 34 0.11 311
37 LONG ISLAND MEDIUM: 9/11: N/A TLC 10:00 PM 120 0.11 598
38 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.11 1,604
39 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.11 364
40 BRAT LOVES JUDY WETV 9:00 PM 60 0.11 320
41 JSFV: MEATBALL DAY WRAP U MTV 8:00 PM 61 0.11 220
42 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.11 290
43 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.11 1,256
44 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.10 749
45 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.10 1,583
46 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.10 293
47 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN 2:00 PM 30 0.10 275
48 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.10 991
49 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 5:00 PM 60 0.10 290
50 MY FEET KILLING ME:FNOTES TLC 9:00 PM 60 0.10 647
51 DEADLY WOMEN INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.10 595
52 PAWN STARS HISTORY 10:05 PM 58 0.10 442
53 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.09 1,562
54 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.09 1,623
55 LITTLE WOMEN ATL LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 93 0.09 327
56 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.09 761
57 NFL LIVE ESPN2 5:00 PM 60 0.09 218
58 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.09 627
59 PARANORMAL CAUGHT ON CAM TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.09 405
60 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.09 614
61 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.09 793
62 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.09 928
63 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 212
64 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.09 772
65 LOVE AFTER LOCKUP: FL WETV 8:50 PM 10 0.08 307
66 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.08 725
67 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 802
68 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.08 263
69 LITTLE WOMEN ATL LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:33 PM 90 0.08 373
70 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.08 841
71 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.08 1,265
72 PAWN STARS HISTORY 12:03 AM 60 0.08 318
73 UNEXPLAINED:CAUGHT ON CAM TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.08 354
74 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.08 1,369
75 AMERICAN DETECTIVE W/ JK INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.08 817
76 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 2:30 PM 30 0.07 222
77 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.07 581
78 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.07 1,182
79 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.07 703
80 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 5:29 PM 31 0.07 1,565
81 FAMILIES OF THE MAFIA S2 MTV 10:02 PM 61 0.07 178
82 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.07 638
83 MSNBC PRESS CONFERENCE MSNBC 5:00 PM 29 0.07 1,487
84 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 9:15 PM 30 0.07 233
85 UNDISPUTED L: 1256 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.07 155
86 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.07 580
87 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.07 191
88 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 11:55 PM 60 0.06 190
89 PAWN STARS HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.06 414
90 NFL GAMEDAY: NFL GAMEDAY KICKOFF NFL NETWORK 3:00 PM 120 0.06 214
91 DAILY WAGER   L ESPN2 6:00 PM 60 0.06 153
92 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.06 501
93 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.06 481
94 LWATL UNFILTERED LIFETIME TELEVISION 11:03 PM 30 0.06 238
95 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.05 1,285
96 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   L ESPN2 4:30 PM 30 0.05 110
97 HERD L: 1571 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.05 146
98 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 424
99 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.05 749
100 CRAIG MELVIN REPORTS MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.05 730
101 AMERICA SAYS GSN 7:00 PM 30 0.05 409
102 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.05 1,242
103 HBO FIRST LOOK HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 14 0.05 121
104 FAMILIES OF THE MAFIA S2 MTV 9:01 PM 61 0.05 126
105 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.05 924
106 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.05 844
107 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.05 788
108 AYMAN MOHYELDIN REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.05 802
109 LWATL UNFILTERED LIFETIME TELEVISION 11:33 PM 28 0.04 167
110 CHICKEN SQUAD, THE DISNEY CHANNEL 8:30 AM 25 0.04 199
111 LBZ NEXT GENERATION FL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 11:15 PM 15 0.04 298
112 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.04 778
113 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN2 7:00 PM 60 0.04 139
114 QUIEN DA MAS S8 UNIVERSO 4:30 PM 30 0.04 57
115 GOOD MORNING FOOTBALL: N/A NFL NETWORK 7:00 AM 180 0.04 105
116 LBZ NEXT GEN SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:15 PM 60 0.04 285
117 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.04 103
118 LBZ NEXT GEN SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:15 PM 60 0.04 310
119 ROB SCHMITT TONIGHT NEWSMAX TV 10:00 PM 60 0.04 181
120 NOTORIOUS QUEENS WETV 10:00 PM 60 0.04 113
121 FIRST THINGS FIRST L: 1017 FOX SPORTS 1 7:30 AM 120 0.03 83
122 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 185
123 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 3:30 PM 30 0.03 93
124 HOCKEY EXHIBITION: HOCKEY HEROES: FDNY HOCKEY VS NYPD ESPN2 8:00 PM 188 0.03 90
125 IMPACT WRESTLING: 2136 AXS TV 8:00 PM 120 0.03 111
126 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 369
127 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.03 757
128 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.03 93
129 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.03 280
130 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 176
131 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN2 3:00 PM 30 0.03 81
132 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 11:00 AM 60 0.03 115
133 STEPHANIE RUHLE REPORTS MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.03 757
134 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.03 277
135 BBCA MOVIE: EDGE OF TOMORROW BBC-AMERICA 8:00 PM 150 0.03 117
136 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO TUDN 12:00 AM 60 0.03 55
137 DARK SIDE OF THE RING CON VICE 9:00 PM 60 0.03 65
138 FAST MONEY CNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.03 161
139 NIGHTLY POP E! 11:30 PM 30 0.02 78
140 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.02 138
141 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L: 1209 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.02 70
142 LIFE BELOW ZERO SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 7:00 PM 60 0.02 231
143 STINCHFIELD NEWSMAX TV 8:00 PM 60 0.02 247
144 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.02 176
145 VARNEY & COMPANY FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 10:00 AM 60 0.02 242
146 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: TOR AT NYY/WAS AT ATL MLB NETWORK 7:09 PM 212 0.02 206
147 TECHCHECK CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.02 215
148 NASCAR RACE HUB L FOX SPORTS 1 6:00 PM 60 0.02 101
149 VARNEY & COMPANY FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 9:00 AM 60 0.02 235
150 TCS: IT COULDNT HAPPEN HE SUNDANCE TV 10:00 PM 62 0.02 179
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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.