January 8, 2015

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Monday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 1.5.2015


NETWORK UPDATE:  CELEBRITY APPRENTICE and the rerun THE ORIGINALS each lost 0.1 in final Monday ratings, while NCIS: LA gained 0.1.

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

VH1 returned to the Monday schedule on top, as LOVE & HIP HOP ended its holiday hiatus at 1.48.  SORORITY SISTERS was at 0.70, with another episode at 11:30PM (following a LOVE & HIP-HOP rerun) at 0.30.  USA’s WWE coverage was in the 1.29-1.24 range, roughly the same peak but up almost two-tenths from last week’s low hour.  On Discovery, STREET OUTLAWS was up 0.05 to 1.10, but FAST N LOUD: DEMOLITION was down 0.07 to 0.58.  TNT’s MAJOR CRIMES lost 0.08 to 0.65.  On Bravo, VANDERPUMP RULES gained 0.12 to 0.70.  MTV’s TRUE LIFE was at 0.36.  It’s not on the chart, but BRANSON FAMOUS (Tru) was at 0.05 with 113K total viewers.

Top 25 Cable MON 5 Jan 2015

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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.