January 21, 2015

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Monday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 1.19.2015


NETWORK UPDATE:  SCORPION, CASTLE and CELEBRITY APPRENTICE each gained 0.1 in final numbers.

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

Comedy Central’s premiere of THE NIGHTLY SHOW was at 0.45, solidly holding its 0.58 lead-in from THE DAILY SHOW.  ABCFamily’s midseason premieres of THE FOSTERS and CHASING LIFE were at 0.53 and 0.39; last January, FOSTERS (which has already been renewed for Season 3) and SWITCHED AT BIRTH premiered at 0.75/0.74.  USA’s WWE coverage led Monday cable at 1.54-1.37 over its 3 hours, up almost two-tenths from last week’s peak.  VH1 was in 2d place, with LOVE & HIP-HOP was down a tenth to 1.26.   On Discovery, STREET OUTLAWS was up 0.17 to 1.03, and FAST N LOUD: DEMOLITION rose 0.03 to 0.50.  Bravo’s VANDERPUMP RULES gained 0.14 to 0.77, and FRIENDS TO LOVERS was up 0.05 to 0.27.   TNT’s NBA BASKETBALL was at 0.75.  The second episode of MTV’s EYE CANDY was steady at 0.24

It was Top 25 Cable MON 19 Jan 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.