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September 2, 2021

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Wednesday 9.1.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals (UPDATED)

 

BROADCAST FINALS:

ABC:  PRESS YOUR LUCK gained 0.08 to 0.55, and THE $100,000 PYRAMID was up 0.05 to 0.51.  However, SUPERSTAR dropped 0.06 to 0.28.

CBS:  BIG BROTHER was steady at 0.95, and HOUSE CALLS fell 0.07 to 0.21.  A special 48 HOURS was at 0.22.

NBC:  AMERICA’S GOT TALENT dipped 0.03 to 0.65, and FAMILY GAME FIGHT was down 0.02 to 0.39.  A CHICAGO FIRE rerun was at 0.27.

FOX:  MASTERCHEF lost 0.04 to 0.53.

CW:  RIVERDALE ticked down to 0.06, and IN THE DARK was up 0.02 to 0.07.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  TNT’s ALL ELITE WRESTLING tied for the Wednesday cable lead, but it dropped 0.11 to 0.37.  Bravo’s REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS was down 0.05 to 0.37.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.30/0.52/3.5M, with CNN NEWSROOM at 0.37/0.17/800K, and MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.12/0.18/2.2M.  On MTV, THE CHALLENGE held at 0.30, and CRIBS was down 0.06 to 0.11.  ON LIFETIME, MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT was steady at 0.27, and COUPLES CAM stayed at 0.10.  FX’s AMERICAN HORROR STORY was at 0.26 compared to last week’s season premiere 0.36/0.23.  ESPN’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL game was at 0.24.  On TLC, DR PIMPLE POPPER ticked down to 0.23, and MY FEET ARE KILLING ME was down 0.02 to 0.17.  On ID, IN PURSUIT edged up 0.02 to 0.18, and WHERE MURDER LIES ticked down to 0.11.  On HGTV, PROPERTY BROTHERS lost 0.04 to 0.17, HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was at 0.15/0.14 compared to last week’s 0.20, and 40 YEAR OLD PROPERTY VIRGIN was at 0.13/0.12 compared to last week’s 0.17/0.13.  TBS’s FULL FRONTAL was at 0.17.  Food Network’s GUY’S GROCERY GAMES slipped 0.02 to 0.16.  On A&E, COURT CAM was at 0.14/0.09 compared to last week’s 0.12/0.09, and NEIGHBORHOOD WARS was at 0.12/0.10.  On Discovery, EXPEDITION X was at 0.14, JOSH GATES TONIGHT ticked up to 0.12, and HUNTING ATLANTIS.  Comedy Central’s AWKWAFINA IS NORA FROM QUEENS gained 0.03 to 0.12.  FXX’s ARCHER was at 0.12 compared to last week’s season premiere 0.10/0.10.  VH1’s WILD N OUT was at 0.12 compared to last week’s 0.11/0.10.  Nat Geo’s 9/11: ONE DAY IN AMERICA was at 0.10.  Freeform’s GOOD TROUBLE was down 0.02 to 0.04. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Wednesday September 1, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 AEW: ALL ELITE WRESTLING: DYNAMITE 0100 CHICAGO IL TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:00 PM 120 0.37 1,047
2 REAL HOUSEWIVES BEV HILLS BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.37 1,222
3 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.30 3,519
4 CHALLENGE:SPIES LIES ALLI MTV 8:00 PM 90 0.30 499
5 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.29 3,393
6 MARRIED AT FIRST ST (LIF): HOME, NOT ALONE 1307 LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.27 1,119
7 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.27 3,506
8 AMERICAN HORROR STORY FX 10:00 PM 69 0.26 697
9 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.24 2,864
10 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: UAB/JACKSONVILLE STATE ESPN 7:30 PM 204 0.24 841
11 DR. PIMPLE POPPER TLC 9:00 PM 61 0.23 1,723
12 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.21 2,136
13 IN PURSUIT W/ JOHN WALSH INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.18 666
14 PROPERTY BROS:FOREVER HOM HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 61 0.17 1,182
15 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.17 2,347
16 MY FEET ARE KILLING ME TLC 10:01 PM 61 0.17 1,222
17 FULL FRONTAL W/ SAM BEE TBS NETWORK 10:30 PM 30 0.17 602
18 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.17 1,835
19 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.16 1,942
20 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.16 1,921
21 GUYS GROCERY GAMES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.16 537
22 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.16 1,793
23 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:02 PM 30 0.15 1,015
24 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.15 1,795
25 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.15 1,875
26 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.15 1,165
27 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.15 1,861
28 FOX NEWS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.15 2,139
29 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.15 1,783
30 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN 7:00 PM 30 0.15 428
31 COURT CAM A&E NETWORK 9:30 PM 31 0.14 604
32 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:32 PM 30 0.14 1,007
33 EXPEDITION X DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 62 0.14 995
34 FX MOVIE PRIME: X-MEN: DARK PHOENIX FX 7:30 PM 150 0.13 444
35 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.13 846
36 40 YEAR OLD PROPERTY VIRG HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:32 PM 30 0.13 699
37 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.12 375
38 AWKWAFINA IS NORA FROM QU COMEDY CENTRAL 10:00 PM 31 0.12 344
39 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.12 1,737
40 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.12 730
41 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 10:54 PM 66 0.12 353
42 DR. PIMPLE POPPER: THIS I TLC 8:00 PM 60 0.12 931
43 JOSH GATES TONIGHT DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:02 PM 62 0.12 660
44 ARCHER FXX FXX 10:00 PM 32 0.12 281
45 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.12 1,413
46 40 YEAR OLD PROPERTY VIRG HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:01 PM 31 0.12 785
47 NICK CANNON WILD N OUT 16 VH1 8:00 PM 31 0.12 226
48 NEIGHBORHOOD WARS A&E NETWORK 10:32 PM 32 0.12 476
49 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.12 321
50 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.12 2,173
51 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.11 815
52 AT THIS HOUR CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.11 802
53 REAL HOUSEWIVES BEV HILLS BRAVO 7:00 PM 60 0.11 347
54 MTV CRIBS SSN 18 MTV 9:30 PM 31 0.11 218
55 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 5:30 PM 30 0.11 401
56 WHERE MURDER LIES INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.11 590
57 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.10 890
58 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.10 767
59 MAFS: COUPLES CAM LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 60 0.10 573
60 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.10 340
61 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 12:00 AM 60 0.10 774
62 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.10 761
63 TENNIS: US OPEN PRIME   L: SECOND ROUND ESPN2 7:00 PM 368 0.10 582
64 9/11: ONE DAY IN AMERICA NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 53 0.10 574
65 NEIGHBORHOOD WARS A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 31 0.10 473
66 TENNIS: US OPEN AFT     L: EARLY ROUND ESPN 12:00 PM 360 0.10 487
67 SR/NY HISTORIC FLOODING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 AM 10 0.10 875
68 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.09 306
69 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.09 1,012
70 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.09 760
71 COURT CAM A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 28 0.09 405
72 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.09 843
73 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.09 740
74 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.09 769
75 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.09 391
76 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.08 881
77 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.08 539
78 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.08 265
79 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 243
80 CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 9:00 PM 60 0.08 339
81 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.08 461
82 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.08 751
83 SR/NY HISTORIC FLOODING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 AM 11 0.08 692
84 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 782
85 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF SLC BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.08 272
86 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 1:00 AM 60 0.08 607
87 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.07 604
88 CHI, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 70 0.07 277
89 MAFS: UNFILTERED LIFETIME TELEVISION 11:03 PM 30 0.07 457
90 COURT CAM A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 28 0.07 305
91 UNDISPUTED L: 1250 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.07 180
92 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.07 1,316
93 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.07 411
94 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN2 2:00 PM 30 0.07 150
95 YOUNGER TV LAND 10:00 PM 43 0.06 306
96 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 1:00 PM 60 0.06 168
97 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.06 1,365
98 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.06 877
99 WE GOT LOVE TEYANA & IMAN E! 10:00 PM 30 0.06 212
100 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 448
101 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.06 1,290
102 CHI, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 11:10 PM 75 0.06 228
103 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.06 348
104 DATELINE: SECRETS UNCOVRD OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.06 333
105 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.06 1,170
106 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.06 269
107 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.05 1,358
108 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.05 1,061
109 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.05 173
110 TENNIS: US OPEN AFT     L ESPN2 6:00 PM 60 0.05 320
111 WEATHER UNDERGROUND THE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.05 320
112 LOCKED UP ABROAD NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:53 PM 60 0.05 257
113 AROUND THE HORN ESPN2 5:00 PM 30 0.05 211
114 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 259
115 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.05 193
116 MYST MUSEUM REPACK: STDA-2R1R30H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.05 334
117 TOP GEAR AMERICA MOTOR TREND 9:45 PM 45 0.05 226
118 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.05 277
119 WORLD CUP QUAL MATCHES  L: NORWAY/NETHERLANDS ESPN2 2:30 PM 150 0.05 120
120 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.05 683
121 AMERICA SAYS GSN 7:00 PM 30 0.05 497
122 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.05 841
123 WEATHER UNDERGROUND THE WEATHER CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.04 291
124 WEATHER UNDERGROUND THE WEATHER CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.04 264
125 MSNBC PRESS CONFERENCE MSNBC 1:00 PM 34 0.04 788
126 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 333
127 AYMAN MOHYELDIN REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.04 746
128 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.04 160
129 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.04 245
130 GOOD TROUBLE FREEFORM 10:00 PM 60 0.04 115
131 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 1:00 AM 60 0.04 198
132 STEPHANIE RUHLE REPORTS MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.04 884
133 AMERICA?S MORNING HEADQUA THE WEATHER CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.04 278
134 CRAIG MELVIN REPORTS MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.04 771
135 WEATHER UNDERGROUND THE WEATHER CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.04 248
136 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 7:00 PM 60 0.04 154
137 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L: 1203 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.04 102
138 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: NYY AT LAA/BOS AT TB MLB NETWORK 7:08 PM 171 0.04 259
139 MLBT BRIDGE SHOW MLB NETWORK 9:59 PM 12 0.04 311
140 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.04 167
141 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 210
142 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.04 161
143 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.04 284
144 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:34 PM 26 0.04 730
145 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 12:00 PM 60 0.03 135
146 UEFA EUROPAN QUALIF: PORTUGAL / REPUBLICA DE IRLANDA TUDN 2:30 PM 150 0.03 93
147 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: ATL AT LAD/MIL AT SF MLB NETWORK 10:11 PM 181 0.03 231
148 MONEY COURT CNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.03 188
149 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.03 230
150 TOP GEAR AMERICA MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 45 0.03 169
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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.