February 4, 2015

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Tuesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 2.3.2015


NETWORK UPDATE:  All the adjustments were downward from this morning’s numbers, with 0.1 declines for THE MINDY PROJECT, SUPERNATURAL, MARRY ME, ABOUT A BOY and the 8:30PM rerun of PARKS & RECREATION.

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

BET’s BEING MARY JANE returned to the Tuesday cable line-up and won the night at 1.16.  It was followed by Discovery’s MOONSHINERS, up 0.18 from last week to 0.90, with lead-out BIG GIANT SWORDS up 0.08 to 0.53 and lead-in MOONSHINERS SECRET at 0.36.  OWN’s THE HAVES AND HAVE NOTS was also at 0.90, up a tick from last week.  ABCFamily’s PRETTY LITTLE LIARS lost 0.08 to 0.84, and SWITCHED AT BIRTH dropped 0.04 to 0.54.  On Bravo, REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS fell a heavy two-tenths to 0.77, and GIRLFRIENDS GUIDE TO DIVORCE held up fairly well given that shrunken lead-in, down 0.05 to 0.34.  JUSTIFIED (FX) rebounded strongly from last week, up 0.17 to 0.67.  TBS’s GROUND FLOOR, though, dropped 0.17 to 0.57, with COUGAR TOWN down 0.09 to 0.38.  KATE PLUS 8 (TLC) slipped a tick to 0.54, and 2 episodes of MY BIG FAT FABULOUS LIFE were up a few hundredths to 0.52/0.48, while KATE PLUS 8 PLUS MORE gained 0.02 to 0.33.  On MTV, THE CHALLENGE lost 0.02 to 0.56, and REAL WORLD: SKELETONS took a heavier hit, down 0.14 to 0.49.  2 episodes of SIRENS (USA) were at 0.33/0.24, down more than a tenth from last week’s 0.44/0.37.  THE KROLL SHOW (Comedy) was at 0.33.  FACE OFF (Syfy) dropped 0.08 to 0.35.

Top 25 Cable TUE-3 Feb 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.