April 6, 2015

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Friday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 4.3.2015


NETWORK UPDATE:  THE AMAZING RACE gained 0.1 in final numbers, and DATELINE rose by 0.2.  All the reruns on CW, including HERE COMES PETER COTTONTAIL, lost 0.1.

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

ESPN’s NBA doubleheader topped Friday cable at twin 0.61s.  They were followed by BERING SEA GOLD (Discovery), steady at 0.58, with lead-out ARCTIC RESCUE at 0.34.  On Adult Swim, JACK & TRIUMPH was down 0.12 to 0.54.  Lifetime’s BRING IT dropped 0.16 to 0.51, while PREACHER’S DAUGHTERS was up a tick to 0.35, and KOSHER SOUL fell a few hundredths to 0.16/0.15.  FOR BETTER OR WORSE (OWN) nearly doubled, up 0.12 to 0.25.  On Syfy, 12 MONKEYS each gained 0.01 to a respective 0.20 and 0.16.  On DAM, the 9PM IMPACT WRESTLING was up 0.01 to 0.13, and within 1000 total viewers of last week at 443K, with household ratings of 0.29/341K, also almost identical with last week. The 11PM re-airing added 0.06 in 18-49s, 153K total viewers and 0.13/153K in households, considerably higher than last week’s 0.02 in 18-49s and 0.08/99K in households, and up 11K in total viewers.

Top 25 Cable Plus FRI.3 Apr 2015



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.