November 24, 2014

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Friday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 11.21.2014


NETWORK UPDATE:  HAWAII 5-0 gained 0.1 in final numbers, as did WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY.

Ratings in key demos for the Top 25 original cable telecasts (plus a few other lower-rated but noteworthy programs):

Discovery’s GOLD RUSH was again #1 on Friday cable, although it fell by 0.24 from last week to 1.25.  Lead-out EDGE OF ALASKA was likewise down 0.22 to 0.54.  Syfy night’s was led as usual by WWE, up 0.11 to 0.88.  Lead-in HAVEN fell 0.04 to 0.18, and at 10PM Z NATION was up 0.03 to 0.55.  KENDRA ON TOP (We) gained 0.06 to 0.55.  ESPN’s NBA doubleheader wsa at 0.86/0.72, up from last week’s 0.55.  DEAL WITH IT (TBS) lost 0.09 to 0.35.  On HBO, REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER was up 0.06 to 0.38, but FOO FIGHTERS: SONIC HIGHWAYS lost 0.08 to 0.14.  TNT’s ON THE MENU increased by 0.02 to 0.15.  On IFC, COMEDY BANG BANG zoomed (comparatively) from last week’s 0.01 to 0.08, with 148K total viewers, while BIRTHDAY BOYS rose from 0.01 to 0.04, with 102K total viewers.

Top 25 Cable FRI Nov 21 2014

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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.