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November 18, 2021

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Wednesday 11.17.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  Returning from a week off, THE GOLDBERGS slipped 0.02 to 0.57, THE WONDER YEARS ticked down to 0.40, THE CONNERS was down 0.02 to 0.50, and HOME ECONOMICS reversed the trend and rose 0.06 to 0.36.  A MILLION LITTLE THINGS gained 0.05 to 0.30.

CBS:  SURVIVOR ticked down to 0.94, TOUGH AS NAILS was steady at 0.39, and CSI: VEGAS was up 0.07 to 0.43.

NBC:  Reruns at 0.46/0.51/0.43.

FOX:  THE MASKED SINGER grew by 0.11 to 1.00, and ALTER EGO ticked up to 0.39.

CW:  LEGENDS OF TOMORROW ticked down to 0.08, and BATWOMAN held at 0.08.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s NBA doubleheader was at 0.55/0.49.  TNT’s ALL ELITE WRESTLING edged up 0.02 to 0.37.  MTV’s THE CHALLENGE ticked up to 0.34.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.33/0.56/3.6M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.12/0.23/2.2M, and CNN’s CUOMO PRIME TIME at 0.10/1.1M.  Lifetime’s MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT ticked up to 0.29, with a lead-out special at 0.07.  Discovery’s MOONSHINERS was at 0.23/0.15/0.10 compared to last week’s 0.25/0.19/0.11.  On BET, SISTAS gained 0.04 to 0.23 (plus 0.05 on BET Her), TWENTIES was up 0.02 to 0.14 (plus 0.01/40K), and the TWENTIES AFTER SHOW climbed 0.04 to 0.11 (plus 0.01/23K) .  Food Network’s GUY’S GROCERY GAMES was at 0.21.  Bravo’s WINTER HOUSE ticked up to 0.17.  On HGTV, PROPERTY BROTHERS ticked down to 0.17, FLIPPING SHOWDOWN was at 0.15, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL ticked up to 0.12.  On TLC, MY 600-LB LIFE lost 0.04 to 0.16, and TOO LARGE was up 0.02 to 0.14.  TBS’s FULL FRONTAL dropped 0.04 to 0.15.  On ID, SEE NO EVIL was steady at 0.14, and STILL A MYSTERY was up 0.02 to 0.12.  On A&E, COURT CAM was at 0.13/0.09 compared to last week’s 0.09/0.08, and KILLER CASES was up 0.04 to 0.12.  USA’s THE SINNER ticked down to 0.07.  Syfy’s INTERGALACTIC was at 0.03 compared to last week’s 0.04/0.03.

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Wednesday November 17, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: LA LAKERS/MILWAUKEE ESPN 7:44 PM 144 0.55 1,474
2 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: DALLAS/PHOENIX ESPN 10:08 PM 132 0.49 1,357
3 AEW: ALL ELITE WRESTLING: DYNAMITE 0111 NORFOLK VA TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:00 PM 120 0.37 984
4 CHALLENGE:SPIES LIES ALLI MTV 8:00 PM 90 0.34 628
5 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.33 3,630
6 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.33 3,446
7 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.30 3,727
8 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.29 2,872
9 MAFS (LIF) REUNION: HOUSTON REUNION, PART 1 1318 LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.29 1,265
10 NBA COURTSIDE  L ESPN 7:30 PM 14 0.27 751
11 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.27 2,851
12 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:20 AM 62 0.26 739
13 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.26 2,509
14 FOX NEWS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.26 2,845
15 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.24 2,606
16 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.23 2,116
17 MOONSHINERS DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 61 0.23 1,049
18 SISTAS SERIES S3 BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 9:00 PM 60 0.23 954
19 GUYS GROCERY GAMES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.21 694
20 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.20 1,783
21 NBA PRE-GAME    L ESPN 7:00 PM 30 0.19 532
22 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.19 1,908
23 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.18 1,923
24 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.18 1,785
25 WINTER HOUSE BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.17 520
26 PROPERTY BROS:FOREVER HOM HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 61 0.17 1,014
27 MY 600-LB LIFE: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.17 751
28 NHL RS PREGAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:00 PM 16 0.17 429
29 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.17 1,934
30 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.16 653
31 FULL FRONTAL W/ SAM BEE TBS NETWORK 10:30 PM 30 0.15 528
32 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.15 1,710
33 FLIPPING SHOWDOWN HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:01 PM 90 0.15 957
34 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 1:22 AM 58 0.15 410
35 MOONSHINERS: MASTER DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:01 PM 62 0.15 732
36 NHL REGULAR SEASON L: CHICAGO/SEATTLE TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:16 PM 147 0.14 373
37 TWENTIES BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 30 0.14 591
38 SEE NO EVIL INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.14 655
39 TOO LARGE TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.14 591
40 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.14 390
41 COURT CAM A&E NETWORK 9:30 PM 31 0.13 645
42 STILL A MYSTERY INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.12 564
43 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.12 1,604
44 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.12 1,155
45 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.12 459
46 KILLER CASES A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 63 0.12 466
47 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.12 1,795
48 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.12 2,163
49 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:31 PM 30 0.12 917
50 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.11 355
51 TWENTIES AFTER SHOW BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:30 PM 30 0.11 399
52 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.10 320
53 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.10 1,055
54 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.10 1,428
55 NFL SLIMETIME NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.10 285
56 COUNTING CARS HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.10 622
57 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.10 866
58 MOONSHINERS: SMOKE RING DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:03 PM 62 0.10 455
59 FF MOVIE: MEN IN BLACK 3 FREEFORM 4:00 PM 150 0.10 258
60 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: NORTHERN ILLINOIS/BUFFALO ESPN2 7:00 PM 225 0.10 516
61 COLL BSKBL:BIG 10 L: ST. JOHNS/INDIANA FOX SPORTS 1 9:14 PM 137 0.10 395
62 BRADSHAW BUNCH, THE E! 9:00 PM 30 0.10 484
63 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.10 352
64 COURT CAM A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 28 0.09 339
65 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.09 427
66 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.09 872
67 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.09 880
68 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.09 1,146
69 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.09 995
70 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.09 949
71 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.09 1,271
72 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.09 312
73 THIS JUST IN  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.09 273
74 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.09 271
75 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.09 1,611
76 COURT CAM A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.09 609
77 NBA TODAY L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 311
78 COURT CAM A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 28 0.08 467
79 NICK NEWS: CYBERBULLIES, NICKELODEON 7:30 PM 30 0.08 191
80 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.08 1,275
81 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.08 740
82 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 14 0.08 229
83 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.08 659
84 BLAZE & THE MONSTER MCHNS NICKELODEON 11:00 AM 30 0.08 255
85 NHL RS POSTGAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 12:43 AM 21 0.08 165
86 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.08 698
87 SINNER, THE USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 63 0.07 460
88 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.07 725
89 HOLMES AND HOLMES REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 AM 60 0.07 329
90 HOLMES AND HOLMES REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 AM 60 0.07 416
91 COLL BSKTBL: BIG EAST L: MICHIGAN ST/BUTLER FOX SPORTS 1 7:00 PM 134 0.07 345
92 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.07 699
93 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.07 241
94 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.07 1,041
95 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:30 PM 30 0.07 454
96 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.07 1,385
97 MAFS SPECIAL (LIFE) LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 118 0.07 500
98 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:00 PM 30 0.07 426
99 DATELINE: SECRETS UNCOVRD: 1035 LAST DAY, THE OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 120 0.07 485
100 HOLMES AND HOLMES REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 AM 60 0.07 349
101 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 195
102 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.07 843
103 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.06 650
104 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.06 628
105 HOLMES AND HOLMES REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 AM 60 0.06 473
106 BLAZE NICK JR 7:00 PM 30 0.06 254
107 HOME INSPECTOR JOE RPK HOME AND GARDEN TV 12:00 PM 60 0.06 423
108 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.06 477
109 HOLMES AND HOLMES REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 7:00 AM 60 0.06 269
110 GHOST ADV REPACK: TGA-12R2R01H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.06 212
111 UNDISPUTED L: 1305 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.06 151
112 KILLING OF A.ARBERY TRIAL HLN 2:00 PM 60 0.06 337
113 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN2 10:45 PM 75 0.05 225
114 PORTALS TO HELL TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.05 252
115 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.05 488
116 POCOYO THE CARTOON NETWORK 8:00 AM 30 0.05 96
117 KILLING OF A.ARBERY TRIAL HLN 4:00 PM 60 0.05 467
118 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 3:13 PM 47 0.05 744
119 SISTAS SERIES S3 BET HER 9:00 PM 60 0.05 135
120 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 28 0.05 744
121 KILLING OF A.ARBERY TRIAL HLN 3:00 PM 60 0.04 369
122 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 215
123 HARD KNOCKS IN SEASON ?21 HBO PRIME 10:00 PM 50 0.04 86
124 HOLMES AND HOLMES REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 6:00 AM 60 0.04 260
125 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 2:18 PM 55 0.04 669
126 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.04 653
127 JAY LENOS GARAGE CNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.04 205
128 HERD L: 1621 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.04 127
129 LIVING SINGLE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:00 AM 30 0.04 98
130 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.04 895
131 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.04 91
132 KILLING OF A.ARBERY TRIAL HLN 1:00 PM 60 0.04 262
133 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 408
134 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.04 85
135 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.04 271
136 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND IFC TV 10:15 PM 32 0.04 193
137 LIVING SINGLE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:30 AM 30 0.04 90
138 PEOPLE PUZZLER GSN 6:00 PM 30 0.03 501
139 STEPHANIE RUHLE REPORTS MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.03 760
140 CRAIG MELVIN REPORTS MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.03 531
141 FULL GAME BROADCAST: 2021 WK 10 NO VS. TEN NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 180 0.03 205
142 NFL SLIMETIME NICKTOONS 12:00 AM 30 0.03 60
143 INTERGALACTIC SYFY 10:00 PM 60 0.03 152
144 GARAGE SQUAD MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 60 0.03 173
145 MAFS (LIF) REUNION: HOUSTON REUNION, PART 1 1318 LIFETIME TELEVISION 12:01 AM 123 0.03 172
146 CAILLOU THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:30 AM 30 0.03 74
147 CLASH OF THE COVER BANDS E! 9:30 PM 45 0.03 165
148 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.03 162
149 MAD MONEY CNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.03 195
150 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.03 303
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About the Author

Mitch Salem
MITCH SALEM has worked on the business side of the entertainment industry for 20 years, as a senior business affairs executive and attorney for such companies as NBC, ABC, USA, Syfy, Bravo, and BermanBraun Productions, and before that, at the NY law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges. During all that, he has more or less constantly been going to the movies and watching TV, and writing about both since the 1980s. His film reviews also currently appear on screened.com and the-burg.com. In addition, he is co-writer of an episode of the television series "Felicity."