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December 8, 2021

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Tuesday 12.7.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  LIVE IN FRONT OF A STUDIO AUDIENCE led the night at 0.96, although that was down from 1.2 for the previous installment in December 2019.  ABBOTT ELEMENTARY (which will return in January) premiered at 0.63.  QUEENS returned from a week off, up 0.08 to 0.34.

CBS:  The line-up aired new episodes for the first time in 3 weeks, with FBI down 0.05 to 0.62, FBI: INTERNATIONAL up 0.06 to 0.54, and FBI: MOST WANTED down 0.03 to 0.50.

NBC:  THE VOICE ticked up to 0.74.  The broadcast piece of the PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS was at 0.59, far higher than the 0.26 it had last year on 4 cable networks.

FOX:  THE RESIDENT dropped 0.09 to 0.40, and OUR KIND OF PEOPLE was down 0.12 to 0.22.

CW:  THE FLASH ticked up to 0.17, and RIVERDALE was also up a tick to 0.07.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  TNT’s NBA doubleheader was at 0.58/0.46.  On History, CURSE OF OAK ISLAND ticked up to 0.33, and GREAT ESCAPES ticked up to 0.14.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s THE FIVE at 0.26/0.41/3.3M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.13/0.20/2.1M, and CNN’s ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT at 0.10/700K.  Bravo’s VANDERPUMP RULES was steady at 0.25.  ESPN’s COLLEGE BASKETBALL was at 0.24/0.23.  On BET, THE OVAL gained 0.04 to 0.22 (plus 0.01/60K for the BET Her simulcast), ASSISTED LIVING fell 0.05 to 0.11 (plus 0.02/55K), and GAMES PEOPLE PLAY ticked down to 0.12 (plus zero/35K).  MTV’s TEEN MOM REUNION rose 0.07 to 0.20.  Food Network’s BEAT BOBBY FLAY slipped 0.02 to 0.18.  On HGTV, FIXER TO FABULOUS dropped 0.04 to 0.16, HOUSE HUNTERS lost 0.04 to 0.14, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was steady at 0.13.  On ID, BODY CAM shed 0.02 to 0.15 and REAL PD.  On TLC, I AM JAZZ ticked down to 0.15, 7 LITTLE JOHNSTONS was steady at 0.14, and ADDICTED TO MARRIAGE remained at 0.07.  Discovery’s BERING SEA GOLD stayed at 0.13.  TBS’s THE LAST OG was down 0.02 to 0.12.  USA’s WWE NXT dropped 0.04 to 0.11.  The E! portion of the PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS was at 0.08, steady with last year’s performance (when it shared with 3 other cable networks rather than NBC).  VH1’s WILD N OUT ticked down to 0.07. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Tuesday December 7, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA BASKETBALL: CELTICS/LAKERS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:00 PM 154 0.58 1,631
2 NBA BASKETBALL: NETS/MAVERICKS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:30 PM 150 0.46 1,317
3 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.33 2,605
4 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.26 3,299
5 VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.25 646
6 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.24 3,210
7 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: VILLANOVA/SYRACUSE ESPN 9:57 PM 125 0.24 836
8 INSIDE THE NBA TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 12:34 AM 47 0.24 722
9 COLLEGE GAMEDAY-BKBL    L ESPN 9:31 PM 26 0.24 801
10 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: TEXAS TECH/TENNESSEE ESPN 7:00 PM 151 0.23 817
11 OVAL, THE S3 BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 9:00 PM 60 0.22 963
12 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.22 2,918
13 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.20 2,266
14 TEEN MOM S9B REUNION P2 MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.20 438
15 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.18 1,869
16 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.18 2,369
17 BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.18 761
18 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.16 1,573
19 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.16 452
20 FIXER TO FABULOUS HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.16 1,163
21 NBA PRE-GAME SHOW TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:00 PM 30 0.15 430
22 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.15 1,448
23 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.15 1,481
24 BODY CAM INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.15 659
25 I AM JAZZ TLC 9:01 PM 61 0.15 730
26 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.15 770
27 FIXER TO FABULOUS REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.15 876
28 FOX NEWS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.14 2,119
29 7 LITTLE JOHNSTONS TLC 8:00 PM 61 0.14 651
30 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.14 568
31 GREAT ESCAPES W MORGAN FR HISTORY 10:03 PM 62 0.14 1,130
32 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.14 509
33 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.14 1,527
34 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.14 1,581
35 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 31 0.14 1,138
36 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.13 1,694
37 BERING SEA GOLD DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 61 0.13 755
38 STORAGE WARS A&E NETWORK 9:30 PM 31 0.13 629
39 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:31 PM 30 0.13 1,109
40 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.13 2,099
41 LAST OG, THE TBS NETWORK 10:30 PM 30 0.12 484
42 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.12 449
43 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.12 1,471
44 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 60 0.12 477
45 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.12 1,497
46 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:02 AM 58 0.12 368
47 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.11 998
48 WWE NXT: WWE NXT USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 128 0.11 590
49 ASSISTED LIVING BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:30 PM 30 0.11 566
50 STORAGE WARS A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.11 625
51 HOUSE OF PAYNE (2020) BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:00 PM 30 0.11 494
52 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.11 428
53 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.10 675
54 SHIPPING WARS A&E NETWORK 10:32 PM 32 0.10 368
55 LIFE BELOW ZERO NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.10 633
56 NBA TODAY L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.10 283
57 MONEY HUNGRY FOOD NETWORK 6:00 PM 30 0.10 404
58 THIS JUST IN  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.10 283
59 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.10 1,397
60 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.10 296
61 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.10 414
62 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.09 1,004
63 SHIPPING WARS A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 31 0.09 377
64 CNN TONIGHT CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.09 659
65 VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.09 252
66 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.09 645
67 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.09 706
68 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.09 1,673
69 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 265
70 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.09 657
71 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.09 256
72 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.08 276
73 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.08 594
74 PEOPLES CHOICE AWARD 2021: PEOPLES CHOICE AWD 2021 NBC+E! E! 9:00 PM 122 0.08 337
75 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.08 293
76 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: MICHIGAN/NEBRASKA ESPN2 7:00 PM 123 0.08 335
77 BUBBLE GUPPIES NICKELODEON 12:00 PM 30 0.08 368
78 LRC: 2021 PEOPLES CHOICE: N/A E! 7:00 PM 120 0.08 276
79 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.08 1,202
80 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.08 554
81 UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 2: REAL MADRID CF / FC INTER MILANO TUDN 2:47 PM 133 0.08 177
82 NICK CANNON WILD N OUT 16 VH1 8:00 PM 30 0.07 145
83 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.07 1,181
84 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.07 1,044
85 TIME MACHINE HISTORY 4:00 PM 60 0.07 515
86 ADDICTED TO MARRIAGE TLC 10:02 PM 60 0.07 354
87 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.07 364
88 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.07 611
89 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: BUTLER/OKLAHOMA ESPN2 9:03 PM 135 0.07 285
90 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.07 1,273
91 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.07 428
92 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.06 598
93 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.06 686
94 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 14 0.06 260
95 KLUTCH ACADEMY BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 11:00 PM 60 0.06 185
96 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.06 1,299
97 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.06 578
98 MOVIE- ACQUIRED PREM: CHRISTMAS MOVIE MAGIC LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.05 460
99 BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRAVO 7:00 PM 60 0.05 199
100 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.05 585
101 MOVIE- ORIGINAL RPT LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 116 0.05 292
102 TIME MACHINE: TORA, TORA, TORA: REAL STORY OF PEARL HA HISTORY 11:00 AM 120 0.05 499
103 CALLED TO THE WILD NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.05 448
104 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.05 386
105 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.05 1,290
106 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 3:29 PM 31 0.05 784
107 HERD L FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 113 0.05 162
108 HOMICIDE FOR THE HOLIDAYS OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.05 300
109 PEOPLE PUZZLER GSN 6:00 PM 30 0.05 633
110 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.05 640
111 FULL CUSTOM GARAGE MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 60 0.05 372
112 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.05 445
113 TIME MACHINE: PEARL HARBOR: SURVIVORS REMEMBER HISTORY 1:00 PM 120 0.05 406
114 LIVING SINGLE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:30 AM 30 0.05 119
115 CALLED TO THE WILD NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 11:00 PM 60 0.04 324
116 APPLE & ONION THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:00 PM 15 0.04 127
117 APPLE & ONION THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:15 PM 15 0.04 127
118 TIME MACHINE HISTORY 3:00 PM 60 0.04 360
119 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 349
120 CHAIN REACTION (GSN) GSN 5:00 PM 30 0.04 580
121 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.04 153
122 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.04 156
123 RELATIVELY FMS SNEAK PEEK E! 11:02 PM 43 0.04 223
124 MSNBC PRESS CONFERENCE MSNBC 3:00 PM 29 0.04 679
125 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.04 578
126 BITCHIN RIDES MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 60 0.04 376
127 WEB OF DARKNESS TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.04 183
128 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 183
129 UNDISPUTED L: 1319 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.04 145
130 STINCHFIELD NEWSMAX TV 8:00 PM 60 0.04 251
131 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.03 289
132 BUBBLE GUPPIES NICK JR 8:00 PM 30 0.03 156
133 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:30 PM 30 0.03 336
134 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:00 PM 30 0.03 287
135 NFL POWER RANKINGS NFL NETWORK 3:00 PM 60 0.03 98
136 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.03 637
137 TUG OF WORDS GSN 4:30 PM 30 0.03 466
138 QUIEN DA MAS TEXAS UNIVERSO 5:30 PM 30 0.03 59
139 CRAIG MELVIN REPORTS MSNBC 11:11 AM 49 0.03 524
140 TECHCHECK CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.03 222
141 NEWS W SHEPARD SMITH, THE CNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.03 283
142 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.03 771
143 DAILY WAGER   L ESPN2 6:00 PM 60 0.03 103
144 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.03 99
145 DEAD FILES REPACK: TDFL-1R3R07H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.03 269
146 QUIEN DA MAS UNIVERSO 4:30 PM 30 0.03 48
147 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.03 82
148 THIS JUST IN ESPN2 3:00 PM 60 0.03 91
149 QUIEN DA MAS TEXAS UNIVERSO 5:00 PM 30 0.03 50
150 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.02 243

 

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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.