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September 3, 2021

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Thursday 9.2.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals (UPDATED)

 

BROADCAST FINALS:

ABC:  CMA SUMMER JAM was at 0.46, down from the 0.8 for August 2019’s CMA FEST special.

CBS:  BIG BROTHER dipped 0.07 to 0.92, followed by reruns at 0.17-0.31.

NBC:  BROOKLYN NINE-NINE was at 0.28/0.25 compared to last week’s 0.40/0.33.  Reruns followed at 0.20/0.20.

FOX:  COLLEGE FOOTBALL dominated the night at 1.71.

CW:  CORONER lost 0.02 to 0.08, and THE OUTPOST ticked down to 0.04.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  News topped Thursday cable, with Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.27/0.47/3.3M, CNN’s ANDERSON COOPER 360 at 0.15/0.22/1M, and MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.14/0.23/2.3M.  ESPN’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL game was at 0.25.  On MTV, JERSEY SHORE dropped 0.04 to 0.22, and FAMILIES OF THE MAFIA was down 0.04 to 0.06.  On USA, GROWING UP CHRISLEY rose 0.06 to 0.19, and CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST ticked down to 0.17.  The season premiere of FX’s WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS was at 0.18/0.17, compared to last season’s 0.22/0.17 premiere.  On HGTV, CHRISTINA ON THE COAST fell 0.05 to 0.18.  TBS’s THE CUBE lost 0.03 to 0.14.  On ID, DEADLY WOMEN ticked down to 0.14, and AMERICAN DETECTIVE was down 0.03 to 0.12.  On Bravo, MILLION DOLLAR LISTINGS gained a tick to 0.13, and TOP CHEF AMATEURS held at 0.06.  On We, BRAT LOVES JUDY was steady at 0.12.  On Food Network, BOBBY & GIADA IN ITALY ticked down to 0.12, THE GLOBE was down 0.02 to 0.11, and RESTAURANT: IMPOSSIBLE was down 0.06 to 0.10.  The summer finale of Freeform’s GROWN-ISH was at 0.11, steady with last week and down 0.03 from the March finale.  A&E’s ACCUSED dropped 0.04 to 0.09, and KIDS BEHIND BARS was down 0.07 to 0.08. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Thursday September 2, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.27 3,317
2 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: BOISE STATE/UCF ESPN 9:40 PM 227 0.25 841
3 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.24 3,052
4 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.24 3,164
5 JERSEY SHORE:FAM VACA S4B MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.22 406
6 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.20 2,283
7 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.19 2,130
8 GROWING UP CHRISLEY USA NETWORK 9:31 PM 31 0.19 847
9 WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS FX 10:00 PM 34 0.18 498
10 CHRISTINA ON THE COAST HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.18 1,180
11 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.18 1,577
12 FOX NEWS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.17 2,028
13 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 9:00 PM 31 0.17 813
14 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.17 1,762
15 WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS FX 10:34 PM 32 0.17 448
16 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.16 1,690
17 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.16 1,684
18 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L: N/A ESPN 6:00 PM 120 0.16 576
19 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.15 1,096
20 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 5:30 PM 30 0.15 518
21 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 1:27 AM 60 0.15 420
22 SELECCION MEXICANA 9/2: MEXICO / JAMAICA TUDN 9:00 PM 185 0.14 368
23 CUBE, THE TBS NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.14 486
24 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.14 1,533
25 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 10:02 PM 33 0.14 612
26 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.14 976
27 AT THIS HOUR CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.14 1,022
28 COLLEGE FTBL WTHR DELAY L ESPN 8:00 PM 100 0.14 571
29 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.14 1,185
30 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.14 1,735
31 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.14 2,275
32 DEADLY WOMEN INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.14 670
33 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.13 896
34 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.13 946
35 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.13 815
36 MILLION DOLLAR LISTING LA BRAVO 8:00 PM 90 0.13 660
37 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.13 1,573
38 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.13 967
39 AROUND THE HORN ESPN2 5:00 PM 30 0.12 344
40 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.12 935
41 NFL LIVE                L ESPN2 4:00 PM 60 0.12 301
42 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.12 1,148
43 AMERICAN DETECTIVE W/ JK INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.12 839
44 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.12 1,599
45 BRAT LOVES JUDY WETV 9:00 PM 60 0.12 388
46 LITTLE WOMEN ATL LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 93 0.12 408
47 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.12 887
48 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.12 1,041
49 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.12 924
50 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.12 1,022
51 BOBBY AND GIADA IN ITALY FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.12 702
52 GLOBE, THE FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.11 536
53 TENNIS: US OPEN PRIME   L: SECOND ROUND ESPN2 7:00 PM 294 0.11 649
54 RUMBO AL MUNDIAL UNIVERSO 10:06 PM 117 0.11 246
55 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.11 789
56 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   L ESPN2 2:00 PM 30 0.11 245
57 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 1:00 PM 60 0.11 228
58 GROWN-ISH FREEFORM 8:00 PM 30 0.11 244
59 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.11 788
60 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.11 1,662
61 RESTAURANT IMPOSSIBLE FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.10 618
62 LITTLE WOMEN ATL LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:33 PM 90 0.10 375
63 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.10 1,363
64 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.10 787
65 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.10 1,450
66 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.10 304
67 DR. PIMPLE POPPER: SUPERS TLC 8:00 PM 60 0.09 827
68 RUMBO AL MUNDIAL: CANADA VS HONDURAS UNIVERSO 7:30 PM 156 0.09 185
69 MY FEET KILLING ME:FNOTES TLC 9:00 PM 60 0.09 742
70 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.09 289
71 ACCUSED: GUILTY OR INNCNT A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 63 0.09 460
72 TENNIS: US OPEN AFT     L ESPN2 6:00 PM 60 0.09 429
73 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.09 629
74 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN2 3:00 PM 60 0.08 183
75 PARA CAUGHT CAM REPACK: TPCC-1R17R02H TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.08 358
76 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO TUDN 12:05 AM 60 0.08 193
77 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.08 541
78 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.08 1,172
79 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.08 1,327
80 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN2 2:30 PM 30 0.08 190
81 KIDS BEHIND BARS: LIFE OR A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 61 0.08 462
82 TENNIS: US OPEN AFT     L: EARLY ROUND ESPN 12:00 PM 360 0.08 463
83 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.08 1,429
84 PGA TOUR: TOUR CHP GOLF CHANNEL 1:00 PM 302 0.08 730
85 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.08 988
86 MODERN MARVELS HISTORY 10:05 PM 58 0.08 456
87 MODERN MARVELS HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.08 522
88 LIFE BELOW ZERO FL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 30 0.07 644
89 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.07 1,003
90 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.07 1,292
91 LOVE AFTER LOCKUP: FL WETV 8:46 PM 14 0.07 303
92 BACKYARD BAR WARS TRUTV 10:00 PM 30 0.07 162
93 MODERN MARVELS HISTORY 12:03 AM 60 0.07 298
94 LBZ NEXT GENERATION FL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:30 PM 30 0.07 609
95 GOLF CENTRAL-POST GOLF CHANNEL 6:02 PM 61 0.07 271
96 UNDISPUTED L: 1251 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.07 171
97 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 549
98 BACKYARD BAR WARS TRUTV 10:30 PM 30 0.06 135
99 LWATL UNFILTERED LIFETIME TELEVISION 11:03 PM 30 0.06 267
100 TOP CHEF AMATEURS BRAVO 9:30 PM 30 0.06 239
101 FAMILIES OF THE MAFIA S2 MTV 9:00 PM 60 0.06 141
102 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: EAST CAROLINA/APPALACHIAN STATE ESPNU 7:30 PM 208 0.06 245
103 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 12:00 PM 60 0.06 171
104 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.06 1,174
105 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 1:05 AM 32 0.06 231
106 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 150
107 LWATL UNFILTERED LIFETIME TELEVISION 11:33 PM 28 0.06 231
108 AMERICA SAYS GSN 7:00 PM 30 0.06 480
109 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.05 185
110 HERD L: 1566 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.05 150
111 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 203
112 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.05 776
113 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 416
114 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.05 848
115 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.05 193
116 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.05 900
117 GET UP: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.05 114
118 SPORTSCENTER 12AM ESPN2 11:54 PM 66 0.05 157
119 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 204
120 GOOD MORNING FOOTBALL: N/A NFL NETWORK 7:00 AM 180 0.04 104
121 FOX BET LIVE L FOX SPORTS 1 5:00 PM 30 0.04 67
122 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 206
123 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.04 788
124 DARK SIDE OF THE 90S VICE 10:00 PM 60 0.04 99
125 STEPHANIE RUHLE REPORTS MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.04 955
126 CRAIG MELVIN REPORTS MSNBC 11:12 AM 48 0.04 811
127 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.04 278
128 MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF EAZY WETV 10:00 PM 60 0.04 179
129 IMPACT WRESTLING: 2135 AXS TV 8:00 PM 120 0.04 126
130 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.04 241
131 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: BOS AT TB/CLE AT KC MLB NETWORK 7:10 PM 179 0.04 236
132 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L: 1204 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.04 78
133 WEATHER UNDERGROUND THE WEATHER CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.04 280
134 DPLUS FL: PROGRAM PRS DTX TLC 11:00 PM 60 0.03 226
135 UEFA EUROPAN QUALIF: SUECIA VS ESPANA TUDN 2:30 PM 150 0.03 108
136 WEATHER UNDERGROUND THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.03 174
137 MSNBC PRESS CONFERENCE MSNBC 10:38 AM 34 0.03 778
138 STINCHFIELD NEWSMAX TV 8:00 PM 60 0.03 292
139 MLB TONIGHT BP MLB NETWORK 6:15 PM 55 0.03 150
140 POOL KINGS DIY NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.03 87
141 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.03 113
142 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 10:00 AM 19 0.03 873
143 SOUTHERN CHARM BRAVO 10:00 PM 60 0.03 161
144 AYMAN MOHYELDIN REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.03 790
145 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.03 69
146 MSNBC PRESS CONFERENCE MSNBC 10:19 AM 19 0.03 843
147 WEATHER UNDERGROUND THE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.03 215
148 CHAOS CAUGHT ON CAMERA SCIENCE 8:30 AM 30 0.03 85
149 WEATHER UNDERGROUND THE WEATHER CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.03 264
150 CORTES & PELLEGRINO NEWSMAX TV 9:00 PM 60 0.03 208
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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.