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December 15, 2021

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Tuesday 12.14.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  THE BACHELORETTE returned to Tuesday, up 0.04 to 0.69.  QUEENS fell a tenth from last week to 0.24.

CBS:  FBI climbed 0.13 to 0.75, and FBI: MOST WANTED (airing in the 9PM slot) jumped 0.19 to 0.69, followed by a rerun at 0.37.

NBC:  The network again aired preview episodes of an upcoming new sit-com, this time GRAND CREW at 0.40/0.30.  THE VOICE fall finale was at 0.70, down 0.04 from last week and down from 0.9 for the December 2020 finale.

FOX:  An I CAN SEE YOUR VOICE special at 0.33 was followed by GORDON RAMSEY’S ROAD TRIP at 0.21.

CW:  The conclusions of the 5-episode fall arcs had THE FLASH steady at 0.17 and RIVERDALE down a tick to 0.06.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  TNT’s NBA doubleheader was at 0.79 (Golden State vs NY, a game with record-book significance)/0.49 (Phoenix vs. Portland).  On History, CURSE OF OAK ISLAND gained 0.03 to 0.36, and GREAT ESCAPES ticked up to 0.15.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.26/0.44/3.4M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.16/0.28/2.4M, and CNN’s DON LEMON TONIGHT at 0.12/0.19/900K.  Bravo’s VANDERPUMP RULES ticked down to 0.24.  On BET, THE OVAL was steady at 0.22 (plus 0.01/78K for the BET Her simulcast), ASSISTED LIVING rose 0.04 to 0.15 (plus 0.01/52K), and GAMES PEOPLE PLAY ticked up to 0.13 (plus 0.01/46K).  ESPN’s COLLEGE BASKETBALL was at 0.20.  Food Network’s BEAT BOBBY FLAY slipped 0.02 to 0.16, and THROWDOWN was at 0.14/0.13.  On Discovery, BERING SEA GOLD edged up 0.02 to 0.15.  On HGTV, FIXER TO FABULOUS lost 0.02 to 0.14, HOUSE HUNTERS was at 0.11/0.10 compared to last week’s 0.14.  On TLC, 7 LITTLE JOHNSTONS was steady at 0.14, I AM JAZZ shed 0.04 to 0.11, and ADDICTED TO MARRIAGE was steady at 0.07.  On ID, BODY CAM ticked down to 0.14.  USA’s WWE NXT rose 0.03 to 0.14.  TBS’s THE LAST OG held at 0.12.  VH1’s WILD N OUT ticked up to 0.08. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Tuesday December 14, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA BASKETBALL: WARRIORS/KNICKS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:31 PM 155 0.79 2,349
2 NBA BASKETBALL: SUNS/TRAILBLAZERS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:06 PM 161 0.49 1,411
3 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.36 2,582
4 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.26 3,423
5 NBA PRE-GAME SHOW TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:00 PM 31 0.25 690
6 VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.24 716
7 INSIDE THE NBA TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 12:47 AM 50 0.23 535
8 OVAL, THE S3 BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 9:00 PM 60 0.22 1,025
9 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.22 792
10 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.21 2,679
11 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.21 3,266
12 FF MOVIE: OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY FREEFORM 8:30 PM 150 0.20 598
13 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.20 2,450
14 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: ALABAMA/MEMPHIS ESPN 9:00 PM 132 0.20 617
15 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.19 578
16 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.18 1,953
17 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.17 584
18 BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.16 706
19 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.16 2,428
20 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.16 1,742
21 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN 7:00 PM 30 0.16 469
22 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.15 1,668
23 HOUSE OF PAYNE (2020) BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:00 PM 30 0.15 547
24 BERING SEA GOLD DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 62 0.15 800
25 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 11:12 PM 48 0.15 373
26 GREAT ESCAPES W MORGAN FR HISTORY 10:03 PM 62 0.15 974
27 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.15 439
28 ASSISTED LIVING BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:30 PM 30 0.15 612
29 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.14 462
30 FIXER TO FABULOUS HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.14 1,104
31 7 LITTLE JOHNSTONS TLC 8:00 PM 61 0.14 929
32 BODY CAM INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.14 674
33 THROWDOWN M. SYMON FOOD NETWORK 9:30 PM 30 0.14 560
34 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.14 2,309
35 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.14 1,629
36 WWE NXT: WWE NXT USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 124 0.14 561
37 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 60 0.13 566
38 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.13 1,388
39 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.13 393
40 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.13 455
41 FIXER TO FABULOUS REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.13 931
42 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.13 450
43 THROWDOWN M. SYMON FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 30 0.13 589
44 LAST OG, THE TBS NETWORK 10:30 PM 30 0.12 485
45 FOX NEWS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.12 1,985
46 NBA TODAY L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.12 387
47 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.12 905
48 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.11 351
49 I AM JAZZ TLC 9:01 PM 61 0.11 785
50 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:31 PM 30 0.11 891
51 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.11 1,419
52 THIS JUST IN  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.11 332
53 E:60 ESPN 7:30 PM 90 0.11 321
54 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.11 1,586
55 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.11 918
56 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.11 1,541
57 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.11 1,013
58 PINEY: THE LONESOME PINE DISNEY JUNIOR 3:20 PM 25 0.11 302
59 CNN TONIGHT CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.10 905
60 HOUSE HUNTERS HO HO HOME HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 31 0.10 858
61 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.10 379
62 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.10 1,370
63 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.10 957
64 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.10 259
65 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.09 754
66 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.09 1,511
67 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.09 752
68 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 276
69 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.09 832
70 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.09 792
71 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.09 729
72 STORAGE WARS A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.09 624
73 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.09 222
74 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 14 0.09 278
75 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.09 753
76 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.08 1,290
77 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.08 774
78 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.08 729
79 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.08 1,411
80 LIFE BELOW ZERO NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.08 780
81 NICK CANNON WILD N OUT SP VH1 8:00 PM 30 0.08 182
82 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.08 1,384
83 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.08 741
84 SHIPPING WARS A&E NETWORK 10:33 PM 31 0.08 388
85 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.08 1,734
86 MONEY HUNGRY FOOD NETWORK 6:00 PM 30 0.08 362
87 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.08 196
88 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: FURMAN/NORTH CAROLINA ESPN2 7:00 PM 120 0.07 342
89 ADDICTED TO MARRIAGE TLC 10:02 PM 60 0.07 386
90 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.07 719
91 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.07 634
92 VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.07 242
93 MOVIE- ACQUIRED PREM: GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS PAST LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.07 600
94 11TH HOUR MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.07 1,129
95 STORAGE WARS A&E NETWORK 9:30 PM 31 0.07 565
96 SHIPPING WARS A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 32 0.07 413
97 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.06 1,412
98 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.06 520
99 KLUTCH ACADEMY BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 11:00 PM 60 0.06 214
100 UNDISPUTED L: 1324 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.06 192
101 BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRAVO 7:00 PM 60 0.06 273
102 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.06 226
103 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:30 PM 30 0.05 355
104 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.05 1,301
105 DATELINE: UNFORGETTABLE: 106 CONDUCT UNBECOMING OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 120 0.05 446
106 WHY THE HECK BUY RPK HOME AND GARDEN TV 12:00 PM 60 0.05 334
107 MOVIE- ORIGINAL RPT LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 116 0.05 336
108 PREMIER LEAGUE L: LEEDS/MANCHESTER CITY NBC SPORTS NETWORK 2:54 PM 131 0.04 169
109 HERD L: 1640 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.04 152
110 FULL CUSTOM GARAGE MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 60 0.04 350
111 DEMON HOUSE: TDHS-SP01H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.04 171
112 JOJO & GRAN GRAN NICK JR 8:00 PM 20 0.04 185
113 AVATAR: BLUE CHRISTMAS: AVATAR IFC TV 5:00 PM 225 0.04 163
114 ALEX MURDAUGH: DEATH. DEC: 100 SPECIAL OXYGEN MEDIA 10:00 PM 121 0.04 351
115 BITCHIN RIDES MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 60 0.04 336
116 CALLED TO THE WILD NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.04 431
117 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 202
118 DEMON HOUSE: LOST FOOTAGE TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.04 172
119 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.04 294
120 PEOPLE PUZZLER GSN 6:00 PM 30 0.03 558
121 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.03 785
122 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.03 428
123 FULL GAME BROADCAST: 2021 WK 14 BUF VS. TB NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 180 0.03 169
124 DEMON HOUSE: LOST FOOTAGE TRAVEL CHANNEL 2:00 AM 60 0.03 102
125 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.03 93
126 MAKING MIRACLES HAPPEN VH1 8:30 PM 32 0.03 98
127 STINCHFIELD NEWSMAX TV 8:00 PM 60 0.03 223
128 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.03 831
129 CALLED TO THE WILD NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 11:00 PM 60 0.03 256
130 CHAIN REACTION (GSN) GSN 5:00 PM 30 0.03 495
131 PREMIER LEAGUE GOAL ZONE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 5:05 PM 55 0.03 64
132 MURDERS AT STARVED ROCK HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 59 0.03 195
133 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.03 667
134 THIS JUST IN ESPN2 3:00 PM 60 0.03 102
135 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:00 PM 30 0.03 348
136 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.03 206
137 GREG KELLY REPORTS NEWSMAX TV 7:00 PM 60 0.03 415
138 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L: 1274 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.03 68
139 DEMON HOUSE: TDHS-SP01H TRAVEL CHANNEL 12:00 AM 120 0.03 109
140 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.03 781
141 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   L ESPN2 4:30 PM 30 0.03 86
142 GET UP: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.03 93
143 NFL POWER RANKINGS NFL NETWORK 3:00 PM 60 0.03 127
144 COLL BSKTBL: BIG EAST L: ARIZONA ST/CREIGHTON FOX SPORTS 1 8:00 PM 121 0.03 142
145 QUIEN DA MAS TEXAS S3 UNIVERSO 10:00 PM 30 0.03 61
146 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 10:13 AM 25 0.03 670
147 MAD MONEY CNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.03 191
148 VICE NEWS TONIGHT VICE 11:00 PM 60 0.03 101
149 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 4:00 PM 30 0.03 85
150 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.03 91

 

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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.