December 2, 2014

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Thursday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 11.27.2014


NETWORK UPDATE:  The Thanksgiving edition of THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL adjusted up to 7.4 in final numbers.  However, what the NFL giveth, it taketh away, and with the football overrun removed, FOX’s CAUSE FOR PAWS lost 0.3.  ELEMENTARY gained 0.1.

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

The pickings were slim for original programming on cable Thanksgiving night.  COLLEGE FOOTBALL on ESPN and Fox Sports 1 took up 2 of the top 5 slots at 0.78 and 0.34 respectively.  Adult Swim fared best of the other networks, with NEWSREADERS up 0.02 to 0.61, and ERIC ANDRE SHOW steady at 0.50.  THE CARBONARO EFFECT (Tru) was the 5th biggest show of the night despite falling 0.03 to 0.30.  On Comedy Central, the ALL-STAR XMAS SPECIAL was at 0.18.

Top 25 Cable THU Nov 27 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.