November 11, 2014

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Saturday Cable Originals: 11.8.2014



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

7 of the day’s top 13 spots went to COLLEGE FOOTBALL on ESPN, Fox Sports 1 and ESPN2, with ESPN’s 10PM (eastern) game topping the night at 0.94.  HBO’s WCB boxing was at 0.58/0.52/0.36, and ESPN’s NASCAR race was at 0.39.  The top non-sports original was Adult Swim’s KING STAR KING at 0.49, despite the fact that it aired at 4:15AM, considerably above the 0.32 (down 0.12) for the 10:30PM BLACK DYNAMITE.  The DOCTOR WHO season finale (BBCAmerica) was up 0.07 to 0.37.  AMC’s HELL ON WHEELS, recently renewed for a final “5th season” (which in typical AMC fashion will air over 2 years), returned after a month off the air at 0.29.  THE TRANSPORTER (TNT) was at 0.18/0.17, down close to a tenth from last week.  On Starz, the season finale of SURVIVOR’S REMORSE climbed 0.06 to 0.14, and the season finale of THE CHAIR was technically at 0.00, although pushing to the next decimal it hit 0.004, with 12,000 total viewers.  In response to other reader queries:  on Nickelodeon, THUNDERMANS was at 0.26 with 2.06M total viewers, NICKY, RICKY, DICKY & DAWN at 0.22/1.66M, HAUNTED HATHAWAYS at 0.22/1.90M, and HENRY DANGER at 0.20/1.66M.  THE KITCHEN was at 0.21/1.36M.

Top 25 Cable SAT Nov 8 2014

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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.