March 10, 2015

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Monday Cable Originals: 3.9.2015

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

A&E’s premiere of THE RETURNED was at 0.58, following the season premiere of BATES MOTEL, which at 0.92 was 0.34 below last March’s premiere, but up a hundredth from the May 2014 season finale.  Earlier in the evening, THE FIRST 48 was at 0.37.  At the top of the night were the usual winners.  USA’s WWE telecast was at 1.37-1.26 over its 3 hours, roughly the same as last week other than being up 0.16 in the 8PM hour.  At VH1, LOVE & HIP-HOP slipped 0.05 to 1.34, and BLACK INK CREW was also down 0.05 to 1.04.  BETTER CALL SAUL (AMC) has settled into a hit groove, up 0.04 from last week to 1.26.  On Bravo, VANDERPUMP RULES was down 0.05 to 0.69, SHAHS OF SUNSET fell 0.09 to 0.48, and SOUTHERN CHARM was at 0.27.  STREET OUTLAWS (Discovery) tumbled half a point to 0.68, and FAT N FURIOUS was at 0.42.  AMERICAN DAD (TBS) dropped 0.04 to 0.57.  On History, APPALACHIAN OUTLAWS was down 0.04 to 0.53, and SWAMP PEOPLE was at 0.51.  At ABCFamily, THE FOSTERS fell 0.09 to 0.42, and CHASING LIFE slipped 0.02 to 0.22 (in their target F12-34 demo, they were at 1.07/0.54, each down 0.14 from last week).  MTV’s EYE CANDY lost 0.04 to 0.24 (and down 0.02 in F12-34 to 0.57).  BRANSON FAMOUS (Tru) was up a tick to 0.10.  On Disney XD, the season finale of GRAVITY FALLS was at 0.27. 

Top 25 Cable MON.9 Mar 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.