January 7, 2015

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Saturday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 1.3.2015

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Written by: Mitch Metcalf
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NETWORK UPDATE:  NBC’s NFL WILD CARD GAME adjusted up in final numbers to 8.8.

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

ESPN’s first-ever NFL WILD CARD GAME on Saturday afternoon swamped the rest of cable at 6.95, and the network also had the #2 show of the day, with a COLLEGE BOWL game at 1.29.  After that, it was all the way down to TLC’s SEX SENT ME TO THE ER, with 2 episodes at 0.44/0.40. up around 0.05 from last week’s episodes, and far above lead-in UNTOLD STORIES OF THE ER at 0.18.  Hallmark’s original movie scored 0.28, and TNT’s THE TRANSPORTER was down a tick to 0.21.  A KATT WILLIAMS SPECIAL on HBO was at 0.22.  THE MISSING (Starz), which took last week off, returned as low as ever at 0.03. 

Top 25 Cable SAT 3 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.