December 3, 2014

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Wednesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 12.3.2014


NETWORK UPDATE:  Everything stayed as-is from this morning’s numbers.

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

AMERICAN HORROR STORY (FX) returned with a new episode last night after taking the holiday week off and led cable, although it was down 0.38 from the episode 2 weeks ago at 1.61.  SOUTH PARK (Comedy) was also off for the holiday last week and returned up 0.25 to 1.19, and KEY & PEELE grew 0.16 to 0.71.  ESPN’s COLLEGE BASKETBALL games were at 0.97/0.54, the late game more than doubling last week’s 0.45.  DUCK DYNASTY (A&E) fell 0.09 to 0.84, and COUNTRY BUCK$ was steady at 0.52/0.39.  On VH1, MOB WIVES was at 0.59.  AMERICAN PICKERS (History) climbed 0.12 to 0.57, while DOWN EAST DICKERING held at 0.35.  On Adult Swim, THE HEART SHE HOLLER was at 0.56.  TOP CHEF (Bravo) lost 0.03 from 2 weeks ago to 0.40, and FOR BETTER OR WORSE (OWN) rose 0.12 from last week to 0.40.  SNOOKI & JWOWW (MTV) was up a tick to 0.37.  HOLLYWOOD DIVAS (TV1) lost 0.05 to 0.12.

Top 25 Cable WED Dec 03 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.