December 23, 2014

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Monday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 12.22.2014


NETWORK UPDATE:  With Cincinnati’s simulcast of MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL removed, both the SNL CHRISTMAS clip show and STATE OF AFFAIRS on NBC lost 0.1, leaving them at 1.4 and 1.0, respectively.  (In the 10:30PM quarter-hour, AFFAIRS dipped to 0.9.)  The rerun BIG BANG THEORY gained 0.1.

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

The last MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL of the season dominated Monday cable at 5.12, up 1.3 from last week’s game.  WWE (USA) was in the 1.26-1.13 range during its 3 hours, up a few hundredths.  On VH1, LOVE & HIP-HOP HOLLYWOOD was down 0.12 to 1.24, and SORORITY SISTERS was also down 0.12 to 0.59.  MAJOR CRIME (TNT) climbed 0.04 to 0.62.  Bravo’s VANDERPUMP RULES lost 0.09 to 0.60.  History’s PAWN STARS was at 0.50/0.48, down about half a tenth from last week.  FAST N LOUD DEMOLITION (Discovery) was at 0.31.  The final episodes of ANGER MANAGEMENT (FX) were at 0.28/0.26, compared to 0.27/0.22. 

Top 25 Cable MON 22 Dec 2014

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.