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September 1, 2021

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Tuesday 8.31.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals (UPDATED)

 

 

BROADCAST FINALS:

ABC:  BACHELOR IN PARADISE fell a tenth to 0.71, and ULTIMATE SURFER was down 0.13 to 0.21.

CBS:  Reruns at 0.27-0.30.

NBC:  AMERICA’S GOT TALENT dropped 0.11 to 0.74, and COLLEGE BOWL was down 0.09 to 0.31.

FOX:  LEGO MASTERS lost 0.0u to 0.43, and FANTASY ISLAND was down 0.07 to 0.26.

CW:  STARGIRL dipped 0.02 to 0.12, and SUPERGIRL was down 0.02 to 0.10.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Fox News had 4 of the Top 5 slots on Tuesday cable, led by TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.31/0.54/3.8M, with CNN’s LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER at 0.14/0.22/1.2M, and MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.14/0.23/2.3M.  Discovery’s THE DEADLIEST CATCH was at 0.25/0.22 compared to last week’s 0.22/0.17.  BET’s THE OVAL slipped 0.02 to 0.22 (plus 0.01/65K from BET Her).  On TLC, MY BIG FAT FABULOUS LIFE gained 0.03 to 0.21, and WELCOME TO PLATHVILLE was up 0.05 to 0.20.  TBS’s MIRACLE WORKERS was steady at 0.20.  Bravo’s REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC ticked up to 0.20.  On HGTV, HOUSE HUNTERS INTL edged up 0.02 to 0.20, HOUSE HUNTERS held at 0.19, and GOOD BONES was down 0.04 to 0.17.  On ID, BODY CAM jumped 0.08 to 0.17.  Food Network’s CHOPPED was steady at 0.17, and MONEY HUNGRY was down 0.03 to 0.10.  USA’s WWE NXT ticked up to 0.17.  On MTV, CATFISH gained 0.02 to 0.16, and TRUE LIFE CRIME ticked up to 0.09.  VH1’s WILD N OUT was at 0.14 compared to last week’s 0.17/0.16.  Nat Geo’s 9/11: ONE DAY IN AMERICA was at 0.11/0.11.  History’s MAN VS HISTORY was at 0.10/0.09 compared to last week’s 0.07.  HBO’s HARD KNOCKS dropped 0.03 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: Tuesday August 31, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.31 3,846
2 DEADLIEST CATCH DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 62 0.25 1,249
3 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.25 3,620
4 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.24 3,489
5 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.22 2,896
6 OVAL, THE S2 BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 9:00 PM 60 0.22 883
7 DEADLIEST CATCH:BLOODLINE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:02 PM 61 0.22 946
8 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.22 2,735
9 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.21 2,656
10 MY BIG FAT FABULOUS LIFE TLC 9:00 PM 61 0.21 970
11 MIRACLE WORKERS TBS NETWORK 10:30 PM 30 0.20 690
12 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.20 841
13 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.20 2,657
14 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.20 1,365
15 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.20 2,250
16 WELCOME TO PLATHVILLE TLC 10:01 PM 61 0.20 1,009
17 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.19 1,294
18 FOX NEWS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.18 2,421
19 GOOD BONES HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.17 1,302
20 BODY CAM: ON THE SCENE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.17 668
21 CHOPPED FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.17 674
22 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.17 2,029
23 WWE NXT: WWE NXT USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 127 0.17 717
24 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.16 2,040
25 CATFISH:THE TV SHOW SSN8D MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.16 397
26 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.16 2,052
27 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.16 1,857
28 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.16 2,013
29 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 5:30 PM 30 0.15 532
30 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 3:55 PM 65 0.14 1,199
31 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.14 1,872
32 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.14 2,328
33 NICK CANNON WILD N OUT 16 VH1 8:00 PM 31 0.14 243
34 TENNIS: US OPEN PRIME   L: EARLY ROUND ESPN 7:00 PM 350 0.13 687
35 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 55 0.13 1,149
36 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.12 893
37 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.12 1,115
38 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.12 1,872
39 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.12 1,036
40 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.12 875
41 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.12 930
42 BET MOVIE OF THE WEEK: ALWAYS AND FOREVER BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 150 0.12 483
43 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.12 582
44 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.11 345
45 9/11: ONE DAY IN AMERICA NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 53 0.11 502
46 9/11: ONE DAY IN AMERICA NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:53 PM 53 0.11 503
47 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.11 821
48 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.11 1,004
49 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.10 1,500
50 MAN VS HISTORY HISTORY 10:03 PM 62 0.10 561
51 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.10 280
52 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.10 820
53 MONEY HUNGRY FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.10 441
54 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.09 1,507
55 TRUE LIFE CRIME SSN 2 MTV 9:00 PM 60 0.09 287
56 TENNIS: US OPEN AFT     L: EARLY ROUND ESPN 12:00 PM 420 0.09 463
57 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.09 626
58 MAN VS HISTORY HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.09 642
59 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.09 830
60 HARD KNOCKS 21 HBO PRIME 10:00 PM 48 0.09 273
61 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 2:00 PM 30 0.09 222
62 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN2 6:00 PM 60 0.09 299
63 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN2 2:30 PM 30 0.08 199
64 AROUND THE HORN ESPN2 5:00 PM 30 0.08 344
65 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.08 1,052
66 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.08 820
67 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.08 1,650
68 AT THIS HOUR CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.08 814
69 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.08 1,277
70 UNDISPUTED L: 1249 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.07 193
71 AMERICA SAYS GSN 7:00 PM 30 0.07 453
72 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.07 1,078
73 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 1:00 PM 60 0.07 231
74 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.07 537
75 E:60 ESPN2 8:00 PM 60 0.07 187
76 NFL LIVE                L ESPN2 4:00 PM 60 0.07 284
77 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE ESPN2 3:00 PM 30 0.07 180
78 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 165
79 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.07 255
80 CELEBRITY GAME FACE E! 10:00 PM 60 0.06 220
81 FOOD PARADISE FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 60 0.06 318
82 FOOD PARADISE FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.06 299
83 HERD L: 1564 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.06 168
84 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.06 1,278
85 RIZZOLI & ISLES LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 58 0.06 603
86 ROADKILL MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 60 0.06 306
87 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 12:00 PM 60 0.06 211
88 WEATHER UNDERGROUND THE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.06 345
89 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.06 303
90 FOOD PARADISE FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 60 0.06 272
91 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:50 AM 70 0.06 209
92 THE A&E MOVIE: PAIN & GAIN A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 182 0.06 234
93 KEVIN HARTS MUSCLE CAR CR MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 60 0.06 212
94 RIZZOLI & ISLES LIFETIME TELEVISION 12:01 AM 58 0.06 405
95 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 3:28 PM 32 0.06 1,036
96 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.05 1,035
97 RIZZOLI & ISLES LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 61 0.05 584
98 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.05 138
99 PARA CAUGHT CAM REPACK: TPCC-2R3R03H TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.05 281
100 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.05 348
101 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.05 813
102 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L: 1202 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.05 134
103 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.05 1,283
104 RIZZOLI & ISLES LIFETIME TELEVISION 1:01 AM 61 0.05 327
105 PROFIT, THE CNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.05 274
106 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.05 281
107 AMERICA?S MORNING HEADQUA THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.05 476
108 INCREDIBLE DR POL FL NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 15 0.04 357
109 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 466
110 GOOD MORNING FOOTBALL: N/A NFL NETWORK 7:00 AM 180 0.04 92
111 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.04 805
112 NCIS SUNDANCE TV 11:00 PM 60 0.04 352
113 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.04 808
114 WEATHER UNDERGROUND THE WEATHER CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.04 280
115 TIME MACHINE: HOLY GRAIL IN AMERICA HISTORY 2:00 PM 120 0.04 328
116 WEATHER UNDERGROUND THE WEATHER CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.04 288
117 JOHN BACHMAN NOW: N/A NEWSMAX TV 12:00 PM 120 0.04 237
118 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.04 171
119 AMERICA?S MORNING HEADQUA THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.04 378
120 NCIS SUNDANCE TV 10:00 PM 60 0.04 370
121 STEPHANIE RUHLE REPORTS MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.04 842
122 NCIS SUNDANCE TV 8:00 PM 60 0.04 376
123 AYMAN MOHYELDIN REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 28 0.04 904
124 AMERICA?S MORNING HEADQUA THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.04 379
125 VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 10:00 PM 60 0.04 227
126 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.04 273
127 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.04 196
128 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.04 338
129 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: MIA AT NYM GAME 2 MLB NETWORK 7:10 PM 126 0.04 219
130 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.04 673
131 AMERICA?S MORNING HEADQUA THE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.04 279
132 WEATHER UNDERGROUND THE WEATHER CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.04 307
133 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.03 292
134 ERIC BOLLING THE BALANCE NEWSMAX TV 4:00 PM 60 0.03 374
135 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 370
136 STINCHFIELD NEWSMAX TV 8:00 PM 60 0.03 256
137 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.03 285
138 FIRST THINGS FIRST L: 1010 FOX SPORTS 1 7:30 AM 120 0.03 84
139 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.03 119
140 AMERICAN AGENDA: N/A NEWSMAX TV 2:00 PM 120 0.03 281
141 JASON BIGGS CASH AT DOOR E! 11:00 PM 30 0.03 138
142 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.03 223
143 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 208
144 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.03 325
145 AMERICA?S MORNING HEADQUA THE WEATHER CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.03 296
146 NCIS SUNDANCE TV 12:00 AM 60 0.03 250
147 CRAIG MELVIN REPORTS MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.03 651
148 TIME MACHINE: QUEST FOR THE LOST ARK HISTORY 12:00 PM 120 0.03 259
149 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 212
150 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 11:00 AM 60 0.03 98
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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.