March 25, 2015

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Tuesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 3.24.2015 (Chart Updated)

NETWORK UPDATE:  THE MINDY PROJECT avoided ending its season at a new low by rising 0.1 in final numbers (the NEW GIRL rerun that preceded it lost 0.1).  Also up 0.1:  THE VOICE (but not UNDATEABLE or ONE BIG HAPPY) and THE FLASH (but not IZOMBIE).  NCIS: NEW ORLEANS dropped 0.1.

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

The season finale of PRETTY LITTLE LIARS (ABCFamily) topped Tuesday cable with a leap to 1.27, up an enormous 0.41 from last week–and up 1.26 from last week in the F12-34 demo to 3.43.  THE HAVES AND HAVE NOTS (OWN) climbed 0.16 to 1.07, and lead-out IF LOVING YOU IS WRONG premiered at 0.89.  On Bravo, REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS lost a tick to 0.84, and NEWLYWEDS fell 0.02 to 0.25.  TLC’s 19 KIDS AND COUNTING was steady at 0.80, and a “sneak” of LITTLE JOHNSTONS was at 0.45. On MTV, THE CHALLENGE gained 0.02 to 0.65, with a special afterward at 0.43.  At Comedy Central, TOSH.0 (up 0.04 to 0.62) preceded the series finale of THE KROLL SHOW (up 0.05 to 0.28).  Lifetime’s DANCE MOMS remained at 0.62.  BEING MARY JANE (BET) lost a tenth to 0.58.  COUNTING CARS (History) was up 0.07 to 0.67 in its first half-hour, and down a tick to 0.55 in the second, while GANGLAND UNDERCOVER gained 0.12 to 0.47.  COUGAR TOWN (TBS) fell a tenth to 0.50.  JUSTIFIED (FX) was down 0.08 to 0.47.  MARRIED AT FIRST (A&E) gained 0.09 to 0.43.  SIRENS (USA) shed 0.04 to 0.32. 

Top 25 Cable Plus TUE.24 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.