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September 29, 2021

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Tuesday 9.28.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS:

ABC:  A 3-hour BACHELOR IN PARADISE was down a tenth to 0.77 compared to last week’s 2-hour episode.

CBS:  FBI dipped 0.04 to 0.68, FBI INTERNATIONAL switched into the 9PM slot and lost 0.07 to 0.52, and FBI MOST WANTED dropped 0.12 to 0.54.

NBC:  THE VOICE was down 0.14 from last Tuesday to 0.95.  LA BREA premiered at 0.77 and held well throughout the hour, a strong showing for a new non-franchise series.  NEW AMSTERDAM fell 0.11 to 0.43.

FOX:  THE RESIDENT dipped 0.07 to 0.43, and OUR KIND OF PEOPLE ticked down to 0.34.

CW:  STARGIRL dropped 0.04 to 0.08, and SUPERGIRL ticked down to 0.07.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  MTV’s TEEN MOM was at 0.26/0.13, compared to last week’s 0.20/0.15.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.26/0.43/3.2M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.17/0.29/2.4M, and CNN’s ANDERSON COOPER 360 at 0.11/900K.  Bravo’s VANDERPUMP RULES returned at 0.21.  On Food Network, BEAT BOBBY FLAY was at 0.18 compared to last week’s 0.19/0.17.  On TLC, MY BIG FAT FABULOUS LIFE lost 0.03 to 0.17, and WELCOME TO PLATHVILLE was down 0.02 to 0.16.  On ID, SIGNS OF A PSYCHOPATH gained 0.03 to 0.16, and BODY CAM was up 0.05 to 0.14.  On HGTV, GOOD BONES ticked down to 0.16, HOUSE HUNTERS was steady at 0.15, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was down was down 0.03 to 0.12.  FX’s AMERICAN CRIME STORY: IMPEACHMENT fell 0.05 to 0.15.  USA’s WWE NXT lost 0.06 to 0.14.  Discovery’s THE DEADLIEST CATCH was at 0.13 compared to last week’s 0.30/0.16.  VH1’s WILD N OUT edged up 0.02 to 0.11.  OWN’s QUEEN SUGAR ticked down to 0.10.  History’s CITIES OF THE UNDERWORLD held at 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 September 28, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 TEEN MOM SSN 9B MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.26 564
2 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.26 3,243
3 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.23 2,050
4 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.22 3,176
5 VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.21 637
6 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.21 2,575
7 FOX NEWS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.19 2,162
8 SR/SENATE HRNG-AFGHANISTN FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 24 0.18 1,958
9 BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.18 734
10 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.18 2,889
11 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.18 2,376
12 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.17 513
13 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:24 PM 36 0.17 1,893
14 MY BIG FAT FABULOUS LIFE TLC 9:00 PM 61 0.17 947
15 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.17 2,424
16 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.17 638
17 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.17 460
18 SIGNS OF A PSYCHOPATH INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 30 0.16 690
19 WELCOME TO PLATHVILLE TLC 10:01 PM 61 0.16 924
20 MLB POST SEASON IMPACT  L: SAN DIEGO/LA DODGERS ESPN 10:00 PM 197 0.16 515
21 GOOD BONES HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 61 0.16 1,242
22 LIGA MX TUE: PACHUCA / AMERICA TUDN 10:00 PM 133 0.16 345
23 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.15 345
24 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 30 0.15 1,103
25 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.15 369
26 SR/SENATE HRNG-AFGHANISTN FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.15 1,939
27 ACS: IMPEACHMENT FX 10:00 PM 76 0.15 601
28 SR/SENATE HRNG-AFGHANISTN FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.15 1,799
29 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.14 1,855
30 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.14 466
31 BODY CAM: ON THE SCENE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.14 655
32 WWE NXT: WWE NXT USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 127 0.14 655
33 SR/SENATE HRNG-AFGHANISTN FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 58 0.14 1,903
34 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.14 447
35 DEADLIEST CATCH SPC DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 61 0.13 815
36 SR/SENATE HRNG-AFGHANISTN FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.13 1,799
37 THIS JUST IN  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.13 315
38 UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: PSG / MAN CITY TUDN 2:40 PM 144 0.13 306
39 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 32 0.13 1,964
40 TEEN MOM:YOUNG & PREG S3 MTV 9:00 PM 60 0.13 262
41 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 31 0.12 1,689
42 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.12 404
43 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:31 PM 30 0.12 964
44 SR/SENATE HRNG-AFGHANISTN FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:32 PM 28 0.12 1,960
45 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 7:00 PM 60 0.12 414
46 WNBA PLAYOFFS           L: CHICAGO/CONNECTICUT ESPN2 8:00 PM 166 0.12 399
47 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.12 389
48 VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.12 290
49 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.12 1,567
50 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.12 415
51 SR/SENATE HRNG-AFGHANISTN FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:31 AM 29 0.12 1,706
52 GOOD BONES REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.12 891
53 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.12 1,082
54 NICK CANNON WILD N OUT 16 VH1 8:00 PM 30 0.11 185
55 YELLOWSTONE SUPERVOLCANO: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:01 PM 120 0.11 627
56 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.11 864
57 TOP RANK BOX: ALL-ACCESS ESPN 8:00 PM 30 0.11 279
58 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.11 1,317
59 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.10 273
60 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.10 786
61 WNBA PLAYOFFS           L ESPN2 10:46 PM 78 0.10 298
62 QUEEN SUGAR OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.10 558
63 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.09 1,630
64 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.09 914
65 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 1:17 AM 61 0.09 308
66 LIFE BELOW ZERO NEXT GEN NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.08 547
67 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.08 692
68 MLB REGULAR SEASON L: PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES/ATLANTA BRAVES FOX SPORTS 1 7:00 PM 189 0.08 366
69 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 293
70 LIFE BELOW ZERO NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.08 651
71 STORAGE WARS A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 28 0.08 407
72 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.08 958
73 CITIES OF THE UNDERWORLD HISTORY 10:03 PM 62 0.08 471
74 VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 7:00 PM 60 0.08 223
75 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.08 648
76 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 678
77 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.08 665
78 UFC ULTIMATE KOS/SUBS ESPN 8:30 PM 30 0.07 233
79 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.07 695
80 LIFE BELOW COMPILATION NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.07 497
81 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 14 0.07 236
82 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.07 663
83 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.07 1,181
84 UNDISPUTED L: 1269 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.07 180
85 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.07 747
86 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.07 1,369
87 BET ORIGINAL MOVIE: SACRIFICE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 120 0.07 280
88 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.07 1,105
89 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.07 510
90 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN2 12:04 AM 56 0.07 190
91 STORAGE WARS A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 28 0.06 235
92 CELEBRITY GAME FACE E! 10:00 PM 60 0.06 199
93 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.06 1,186
94 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.06 627
95 LIGA MX L TUDN 8:02 PM 118 0.06 147
96 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.06 587
97 HIST GREATEST MYSTERIES: 11 HOUDINIS LOST DIARIES HISTORY 8:00 PM 123 0.06 552
98 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:00 PM 30 0.06 368
99 HERD L: 1584 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.06 170
100 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.06 144
101 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.06 654
102 AMERICA SAYS GSN 7:00 PM 30 0.06 414
103 NIGHTLY POP E! 11:30 PM 30 0.06 137
104 MISION EUROPA L TUDN 5:04 PM 51 0.06 163
105 RIZZOLI & ISLES LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 61 0.05 462
106 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO TUDN 12:13 AM 47 0.05 106
107 BABY LOONEY TUNES THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:00 AM 30 0.05 93
108 VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 6:00 PM 60 0.05 153
109 CHICKEN SQUAD, THE DISNEY CHANNEL 8:30 AM 25 0.05 196
110 SPONGEBOB NICKTOONS 12:00 AM 30 0.05 121
111 RYANS MYSTERY PLAYDATE NICKELODEON 12:00 PM 30 0.05 172
112 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.05 566
113 THIS JUST IN ESPN2 3:02 PM 58 0.05 102
114 GET UP: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.05 152
115 PEOPLE PUZZLER GSN 6:00 PM 30 0.05 575
116 NCIS SUNDANCE TV 10:00 PM 60 0.05 280
117 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:30 PM 30 0.05 329
118 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.05 802
119 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 62 0.04 101
120 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 11:00 AM 60 0.04 99
121 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 421
122 RIZZOLI & ISLES LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 58 0.04 439
123 CAILLOU THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:05 AM 30 0.04 96
124 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 355
125 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.04 288
126 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 519
127 NCIS SUNDANCE TV 11:00 PM 60 0.04 246
128 NCIS SUNDANCE TV 6:00 PM 60 0.04 256
129 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 4:00 PM 30 0.04 113
130 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L: 1222 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.04 106
131 BUILDING OFF THE GRID DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.04 212
132 LIGA MX L: NECAXA / TIJUANA TUDN 5:55 PM 127 0.04 95
133 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   L ESPN2 4:30 PM 30 0.04 109
134 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.04 164
135 SPEAK SIS: MENTAL HEALTH & TRAUMA OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 120 0.04 185
136 HAUNTED HOSPITALS TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.04 214
137 PARAMOUNT NETWORK MOVIE: PACIFIC RIM (2013) PARAMOUNT 12:00 AM 180 0.04 98
138 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.04 1,272
139 DEAD FILES REPACK: TDFL-1R3R04H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.04 270
140 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 1:00 AM 60 0.04 104
141 G. PETITO INVESTIGATION HLN 8:00 PM 60 0.04 204
142 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 224
143 PROFIT, THE CNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.04 260
144 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 210
145 JASON BIGGS CASH AT DOOR E! 11:00 PM 30 0.03 112
146 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.03 610
147 MLB REG SEASON POST L FOX SPORTS 1 10:09 PM 51 0.03 108
148 FULL GAME BROADCAST: 2021 WK 3 BAL VS. DET NFL NETWORK 4:00 PM 120 0.03 125
149 NCIS SUNDANCE TV 7:00 PM 60 0.03 277
150 STEPHANIE RUHLE REPORTS MSNBC 9:00 AM 30 0.03 823
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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.