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September 9, 2021

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Tuesday 9.7.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS:

ABC;  BACHELOR IN PARADISE rose 0.12 to 0.83, and ULTIMATE SURFER ticked up to 0.22.

CBS:  Reruns at 0.33-0.34.

NBC:  AMERICA’S GOT TALENT climbed 0.13 to 0.87, and COLLEGE BOWL was up 0.07 to 0.38.

FOX:  LEGO MASTERS dipped 0.04 to 0.39, and FANTASY ISLAND was down 0.02 to 0.24.

CW:  STARGIRL (0.10) and SUPERGIRL (0.08) were both down 0.02.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  FX’s AMERICAN CRIME STORY: IMPEACHMENT premiered at 0.24, far down from the 0.72 for the 2018 premiere of the VERSACE season (which was itself sharply down from the 1.96 premiere of the OJ SIMPSON season in 2016).  The season premiere of OWN’s QUEEN SUGAR was at 0.12, down 0.05 from the February midseason premiere.

Fox News led Tuesday cable with HANNITY at 0.26/0.41/3.1M, while MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW was at 0.15/0.25/2.3M, and CNN’s ANDERSON COOPER 360 was at 0.13/0.19/900K.  On HGTV, GOOD BONES rose 0.05 to 0.22, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was at 0.18/0.18 compared to last week’s 0.20.  ESPN’s primetime US OPEN coverage was at 0.20, with afternoon coverage at 0.14.  Adult Swim’s ROBOT CHICKEN was at 0.20.  Discovery’s DEADLIEST CATCH was at 0.20/0.19 compared to last week’s 0.25/0.22.  BET’s THE OVAL lost 0.03 to 0.19 (plus 0.03 on BET Her).  On TLC, WELCOME TO PLATHVILLE dipped 0.03 to 0.17, and MY BIG FAT FABULOUS LIFE was down 0.05 to 0.16.  TBS’s MIRACLE WORKERS dropped 0.04 to 0.16.  ID’s LOVE, TEXTS & DEATH was at 0.16.  MTV’s TEEN MOM returned at 0.15/0.10.  On Food Network, CHOPPED slipped 0.02 to 0.15.   USA’s WWE NXT fell 0.03 to 0.14.  History’s GREATEST MYSTERIES was at 0.12, and CITIES OF THE UNDERWORLD was at 0.11.  Bravo’s REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC crashed by 0.08 to 0.12.  HBO’s HARD KNOCKS gained 0.03 to 0.12.  VH1’s WILD N OUT was down 0.04 to 0.10. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Tuesday September 7, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.26 3,085
2 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.24 3,013
3 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.24 2,523
4 ACS: IMPEACHMENT FX 10:00 PM 85 0.24 916
5 GOOD BONES HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 61 0.22 1,461
6 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.22 3,003
7 GOOD BONES REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.21 1,281
8 TENNIS: US OPEN PRIME   L: MENS/WOMENS QTRFINALS ESPN 7:00 PM 233 0.20 1,020
9 ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 15 0.20 374
10 DEADLIEST CATCH:BLOODLINE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:01 PM 61 0.20 928
11 DEADLIEST CATCH DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 61 0.19 1,035
12 OVAL, THE S2 BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 9:00 PM 60 0.19 920
13 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:36 PM 30 0.18 1,276
14 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:06 PM 30 0.18 1,164
15 WELCOME TO PLATHVILLE TLC 10:01 PM 61 0.17 921
16 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.17 1,794
17 MY BIG FAT FABULOUS LIFE TLC 9:00 PM 61 0.16 863
18 MIRACLE WORKERS TBS NETWORK 10:30 PM 30 0.16 574
19 MICHELLE CARTER: LOVE: N/A INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 120 0.16 636
20 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.16 1,499
21 TEEN MOM SSN 9B MTV 8:00 PM 62 0.15 405
22 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.15 2,040
23 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.15 1,704
24 CHOPPED FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.15 744
25 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.15 2,323
26 FOX NEWS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.15 2,000
27 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.15 1,539
28 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.14 1,651
29 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.14 1,668
30 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.14 428
31 WWE NXT: WWE NXT USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 125 0.14 601
32 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.14 375
33 TENNIS: US OPEN AFT     L: MENS/WOMENS QTRFINALS ESPN 12:00 PM 360 0.14 804
34 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.13 561
35 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.13 1,398
36 BET MOVIE OF THE WEEK: TWICE BITTEN BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 120 0.13 560
37 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.13 1,421
38 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.13 867
39 HIST GREATEST MYSTERIES: 8 EXPEDITION BERMUDA TRIANGLE HISTORY 8:00 PM 123 0.12 953
40 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 10:53 PM 67 0.12 431
41 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.12 542
42 HARD KNOCKS 21 HBO PRIME 10:00 PM 52 0.12 298
43 QUEEN SUGAR OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.12 661
44 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.11 1,800
45 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.11 697
46 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.11 780
47 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 5:30 PM 30 0.11 491
48 CITIES OF THE UNDERWORLD HISTORY 10:03 PM 62 0.11 680
49 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.11 409
50 NICK CANNON WILD N OUT 16 VH1 8:00 PM 30 0.10 216
51 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.10 705
52 TEEN MOM:YOUNG & PREG S3 MTV 9:02 PM 61 0.10 260
53 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.10 716
54 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.09 1,685
55 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.09 1,350
56 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.09 260
57 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.09 457
58 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.09 996
59 AMERICA SAYS GSN 7:00 PM 30 0.08 529
60 LIFE BELOW ZERO NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.08 674
61 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.08 1,325
62 LIFE BELOW ZERO NEXT GEN NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.08 705
63 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.08 994
64 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.08 719
65 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.08 644
66 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.08 1,217
67 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 735
68 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.08 662
69 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.07 1,014
70 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.07 275
71 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.07 566
72 PROFIT, THE CNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.07 286
73 UNDISPUTED L: 1254 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.07 166
74 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.07 719
75 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.07 660
76 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.07 570
77 WORLD CUP QUAL MATCHES  L: FRANCE/FINLAND ESPN2 2:30 PM 150 0.07 215
78 RIZZOLI & ISLES LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 61 0.06 561
79 AROUND THE HORN ESPN2 5:00 PM 30 0.06 236
80 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN2 2:00 PM 30 0.06 218
81 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 209
82 RIZZOLI & ISLES LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 58 0.06 572
83 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.06 179
84 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.06 182
85 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.06 251
86 DAILY WAGER   L ESPN2 6:00 PM 30 0.06 180
87 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 1:00 PM 60 0.06 186
88 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.06 192
89 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.06 545
90 NFL GAMEDAY: NFL GAMEDAY SEASON PREVIEW NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.06 219
91 ROADKILL MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 60 0.05 265
92 USL LEAGUE ONE  L: HARTFORD ATHLETIC/LOUISVILLE CITY FC ESPN2 7:00 PM 127 0.05 114
93 HAUNTED HOSPITALS TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.05 327
94 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.05 462
95 NFL POWER RANKINGS NFL NETWORK 3:00 PM 60 0.05 155
96 DEAD FILES REPACK: TDFL-2R3R11H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.05 336
97 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.05 1,082
98 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 12:00 PM 60 0.05 153
99 CELEBRITY GAME FACE E! 10:00 PM 60 0.04 162
100 NFL GREATEST GAMES ESPN2 10:06 PM 54 0.04 133
101 GOOD MORNING FOOTBALL: N/A NFL NETWORK 7:00 AM 180 0.04 101
102 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L: 1207 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.04 121
103 GOBLIN WORKS MOD SHOP MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 60 0.04 168
104 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.04 1,018
105 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.04 808
106 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE ESPN2 6:30 PM 30 0.04 166
107 VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 10:00 PM 60 0.04 152
108 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.04 1,008
109 NCIS SUNDANCE TV 7:00 PM 60 0.04 259
110 NCIS SUNDANCE TV 9:00 PM 60 0.04 295
111 HERD L: 1569 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.04 124
112 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.04 710
113 RIZZOLI & ISLES LIFETIME TELEVISION 12:01 AM 58 0.04 282
114 CRAIG MELVIN REPORTS MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.04 600
115 FOX BET LIVE L FOX SPORTS 1 5:00 PM 30 0.04 81
116 SCRAP KINGS SCIENCE 9:00 PM 60 0.04 140
117 MLB REGULAR SEASON L: NEW YORK METS/MIAMI MARLINS FOX SPORTS 1 6:35 PM 246 0.04 146
118 AUTO MUNDIAL MOTOR TREND 7:00 PM 30 0.04 174
119 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: CWS AT OAK/LAA AT SD MLB NETWORK 9:40 PM 205 0.03 144
120 NCIS SUNDANCE TV 10:00 PM 60 0.03 316
121 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 462
122 NCIS SUNDANCE TV 8:00 PM 60 0.03 308
123 CHICKEN SQUAD, THE DISNEY CHANNEL 8:30 AM 25 0.03 149
124 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.03 610
125 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 223
126 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.03 87
127 NFL GREATEST GAMES ESPN2 9:07 PM 59 0.03 90
128 OVAL, THE S2 BET HER 9:00 PM 60 0.03 100
129 VICE NEWS TONIGHT VICE 11:00 PM 30 0.03 88
130 STEPHANIE RUHLE REPORTS MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.03 747
131 FIRST THINGS FIRST L: 1015 FOX SPORTS 1 7:30 AM 120 0.03 72
132 MLB TONIGHT PRIME MLB NETWORK 8:00 PM 100 0.03 114
133 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.03 93
134 NCIS SUNDANCE TV 11:00 PM 60 0.03 285
135 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 380
136 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.03 663
137 ROB SCHMITT TONIGHT NEWSMAX TV 10:00 PM 60 0.03 275
138 GET UP: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.03 103
139 STINCHFIELD NEWSMAX TV 8:00 PM 60 0.03 318
140 NASCAR RACE HUB L FOX SPORTS 1 5:30 PM 30 0.03 87
141 CRONOMETRO              L ESPN DEPORTES 5:00 PM 60 0.03 44
142 JASON BIGGS CASH AT DOOR E! 11:00 PM 30 0.03 85
143 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.03 253
144 SPORTSCENTER AFT   L ESPN DEPORTES 4:00 PM 60 0.03 37
145 EXPEDIENTES PARANORMALES DISCOVERY EN ESPANOL 9:00 PM 60 0.03 59
146 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.03 253
147 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 11:00 AM 60 0.03 98
148 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 8:00 AM 60 0.02 78
149 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.02 218
150 RIZZOLI & ISLES LIFETIME TELEVISION 1:01 AM 61 0.02 202
NEXT UP: Come back Thursday afternoon for Wednesday cable ratings (at their normal time) and FRIDAY morning for Wednesday broadcast ratings, delayed by the Labor Day holiday.

 

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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.