November 13, 2014

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Wednesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 11.12.2014


NETWORK UPDATE:  MODERN FAMILY gained 0.1 and THE 100 lost 0.1 in final numbers.

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

AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW (FX) dominated Wednesday cable, despite falling 0.34 from last week to 1.77.  SOUTH PARK (Comedy) lost a tenth for 2d place at 0.89, and KEY & PEELE was down 0.02 to 0.66.  ESPN’s NBA games were at 0.76/0.68, within a few hundredths of last week.  AMERICAN PICKERS (History) gained 0.11 to 0.70, and DOWN EAST DICKERING was at 0.44.  On MTV, SNOOKI & JWOWW was up 0.03 to 0.48, and GIRL CODE was up a tenth to 0.39.  On Bravo, TOP CHEF rose 0.02 to 0.39.  FOR BETTER OR WORSE lost 0.05 to 0.28.  THE LEAGUE (FXX) and HOT IN CLEVELAND (TVLand) were each down a tick, respectively to 0.24 and 0.14, and THE EXES followed HOT IN CLEVELAND by gaining 0.03 to 0.14.  HOLLYWOOD DIVAS (TV1) climbed 0.03 to 0.17.  KITCHEN INFERNO (Food) grew by 0.07 to 0.25.  Showtime’s WEB THERAPY just barely registered as having an 18-49 rating, at 0.001 (that’s not a typo), and with 34K total viewers.  On BBCAmerica, THE GAME was at 0.04, up 0.015 for what it’s worth, with 136K total viewers.

Top 25 Cable WED Nov 12 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.