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September 9, 2021

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Wednesday 9.8.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATE 2

 

BROADCAST FINALS:

ABC:  After a rerun PRESS YOUR LUCK at 0.42, the special WOMEN OF 9/11 was at 0.47.

CBS:  BIG BROTHER dipped 0.04 to 0.91, and HOUSE CALLS held at 0.21.  A special 48 HOURS was at 0.23.

NBC:  AMERICA’S GOT TALENT dropped 0.04 to 0.61, and FAMILY GAME FIGHT was down 0.03 to 0.36.  A CHICAGO PD rerun ended the night at 0.24.

FOX:  MASTERCHEF rose a tenth to 0.63.

CW:  RIVERDALE gained 0.03 to 0.09, and IN THE DARK remained at 0.07.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHILGHTS:  TNT’s ALL ELITE WRESTLING led Wednesday cable, up 0.15 to 0.52.  Bravo’s REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS rose 0.06 to 0.43.  On MTV, THE CHALLENGE gained 0.04 to 0.34, and CRIBS was down a tick to 0.10.  Lifetime’s MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT ticked down to 0.26, and COUPLES CAM held at 0.10.  Cable news was topped by Fox News’s HANNITY at 0.23/0.39/3.1M, with CNN’s CUOMO PRIME TIME at 0.14/0.19/900K, and MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.13/0.23/2.3M.  On TLC, DR PIMPLE POPPER ticked down to 0.22, and MY FEEL ARE KILLING ME was down 0.02 to 0.15.  ESPN’s primetime US OPEN coverage was at 0.21, with afternoon coverage at 0.10.  FX’s AMERICAN HORROR STORY: DOUBLE FEATURE dropped 0.06 to 0.20.  Food Network’s GUY’S GROCERY GAMES grew by 0.03 to 0.19.  On HGTV, HOUSE HUNTERS was at 0.18, HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was at 0.17 compared to last week’s 0.15/0.14, and CURB APPEAL was at 0.15.  On A&E, COURT CAM was at 0.13 compared to last week’s 0.14/0.09, an NEIGHBORHOOD WARS was at 0.13/0.13 compared to 0.12/0.10.  Adult Swim’s ROBOT CHICKEN was at 0.13.  On Discovery, EXPEDITION X ticked down to 0.13, and JOSH GATES TONIGHT was down 0.02 to 0.10.  Comedy Central’s AWKWAFINA IS NORA FROM QUEENS was steady at 0.12.  TBS’s FULL FRONTAL fell 0.05 to 0.12.  On ID, WHERE MURDER LIES ticked down to 0.10, and IN PURSUIT was down 0.09 to 0.09.  The season finale of Freeform’s just-renewed GOOD TROUBLE climbed 0.04 to 0.08.  FXX’s ARCHER crashed by 0.06 to 0.06. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Wednesday September 8, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 AEW: ALL ELITE WRESTLING: DYNAMITE 0101 CINCINNATI OH TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:00 PM 120 0.52 1,319
2 REAL HOUSEWIVES BEV HILLS BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.43 1,285
3 CHALLENGE:SPIES LIES ALLI MTV 8:00 PM 92 0.34 591
4 MARRIED AT FIRST ST (LIF): FAMILY & FRIENDS & FEELINGS 1308 LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.26 1,065
5 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.23 3,073
6 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 9:00 PM 30 0.23 742
7 DR. PIMPLE POPPER TLC 9:00 PM 61 0.22 1,647
8 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.21 2,548
9 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.21 2,971
10 TENNIS: US OPEN PRIME   L: MENS/WOMENS QTRFINALS ESPN 7:00 PM 341 0.21 1,164
11 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.20 2,962
12 AMERICAN HORROR STORY FX 10:00 PM 62 0.20 610
13 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.20 2,105
14 GUYS GROCERY GAMES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.19 657
15 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 30 0.18 1,151
16 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.17 2,119
17 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:31 PM 30 0.17 1,163
18 FOX NEWS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.16 1,860
19 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.16 1,580
20 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.15 1,546
21 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.15 1,714
22 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.15 1,628
23 MY FEET ARE KILLING ME TLC 10:01 PM 61 0.15 1,074
24 CURB APPEAL XTREME HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.15 1,275
25 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.14 941
26 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.14 1,509
27 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.13 979
28 COURT CAM A&E NETWORK 9:30 PM 31 0.13 629
29 DR. PIMPLE POPPER: THIS I TLC 8:00 PM 60 0.13 1,048
30 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.13 1,572
31 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.13 2,285
32 NEIGHBORHOOD WARS A&E NETWORK 10:32 PM 32 0.13 653
33 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.13 1,477
34 ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 15 0.13 322
35 EXPEDITION X DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 61 0.13 959
36 NEIGHBORHOOD WARS A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 31 0.13 627
37 AWKWAFINA IS NORA FROM QU COMEDY CENTRAL 10:00 PM 31 0.12 358
38 FULL FRONTAL W/ SAM BEE TBS NETWORK 10:30 PM 30 0.12 451
39 RUMBO AL MUNDIAL: PANAMA VS MEXICO UNIVERSO 7:30 PM 158 0.12 263
40 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 5:30 PM 30 0.11 455
41 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.11 881
42 RUMBO AL MUNDIAL: HONDURAS VS EE.UU. UNIVERSO 10:08 PM 146 0.11 270
43 COUNTING CARS HISTORY 9:02 PM 61 0.11 491
44 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.11 1,446
45 MEMORY BOX: ECHOES OF 911 MSNBC 10:00 PM 94 0.10 1,358
46 WHERE MURDER LIES INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.10 636
47 MTV CRIBS SSN 18 MTV 9:32 PM 31 0.10 232
48 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.10 717
49 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.10 664
50 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.10 952
51 JOSH GATES TONIGHT DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:01 PM 62 0.10 677
52 TENNIS: US OPEN AFT     L: MENS/WOMENS QTRFINALS ESPN 12:00 PM 360 0.10 658
53 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.10 301
54 CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 9:00 PM 60 0.10 412
55 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:41 AM 79 0.10 323
56 MAFS: COUPLES CAM LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 60 0.10 603
57 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.09 666
58 IN PURSUIT W/ JOHN WALSH INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.09 617
59 COUNTING CARS HISTORY 1:05 AM 60 0.09 292
60 COURT CAM A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 28 0.09 309
61 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.09 1,284
62 TOP GEAR AMERICA MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 45 0.09 248
63 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.09 645
64 GOOD TROUBLE FREEFORM 9:30 PM 90 0.08 234
65 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.08 716
66 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.08 421
67 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 667
68 NFL LIVE                L ESPN2 4:00 PM 60 0.08 276
69 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.08 687
70 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.08 232
71 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.08 283
72 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.08 1,191
73 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.08 583
74 AROUND THE HORN ESPN2 5:00 PM 30 0.08 292
75 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.08 1,233
76 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.08 599
77 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.08 519
78 UNDISPUTED L: 1255 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.07 169
79 AMERICA SAYS GSN 7:00 PM 30 0.07 489
80 COURT CAM A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 28 0.07 295
81 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.07 228
82 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 1:00 PM 60 0.07 168
83 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.07 626
84 CHI, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 70 0.07 226
85 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.07 182
86 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.07 662
87 MAFS: UNFILTERED LIFETIME TELEVISION 11:03 PM 30 0.06 447
88 DAILY WAGER   L ESPN2 6:00 PM 30 0.06 157
89 CHICKEN SQUAD, THE DISNEY CHANNEL 8:30 AM 25 0.06 172
90 YOUNGER TV LAND 10:00 PM 39 0.06 314
91 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE ESPN2 6:30 PM 30 0.06 166
92 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.06 913
93 ARCHER FXX FXX 10:00 PM 33 0.06 190
94 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.06 550
95 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.06 1,010
96 CRAIG MELVIN REPORTS MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.06 684
97 LOCKED UP ABROAD NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.06 301
98 LOCKED UP ABROAD SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.06 226
99 CHI, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 11:10 PM 75 0.06 208
100 NFL KICKOFF 2021 NFL NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.05 252
101 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN2 2:30 PM 30 0.05 158
102 NO RISK IT, NO BISCUIT NFL NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.05 271
103 GHOST ADV: TOP 10 REPACK TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.05 210
104 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 2:00 PM 30 0.05 144
105 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: TOR AT NYY/TB AT BOS MLB NETWORK 7:09 PM 240 0.05 303
106 MEMORY BOX: CONVERSATION MSNBC 11:34 PM 26 0.05 629
107 INHERITANCE HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 111 0.05 197
108 WE GOT LOVE TEYANA & IMAN E! 10:00 PM 30 0.05 173
109 AMERICAS GAME NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.05 242
110 GHOST ADV REPACK: TGA-14R4R03AH TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.05 219
111 HALL OF FAME INDUCTION MLB NETWORK 4:08 PM 18 0.05 187
112 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.05 705
113 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.05 714
114 MSNBC PRESS CONFERENCE MSNBC 12:00 PM 21 0.05 676
115 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:21 PM 39 0.05 704
116 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.05 1,086
117 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.05 654
118 HERD L: 1570 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.05 143
119 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 162
120 HALL OF FAME INDUCTION: 2021 HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY MLB NETWORK 1:30 PM 158 0.04 210
121 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.04 1,108
122 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN2 3:00 PM 60 0.04 139
123 TECHCHECK CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.04 235
124 LOCKED UP ABROAD COMPILAT NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.04 193
125 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.04 783
126 DATELINE: SECRETS UNCOVRD OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.04 421
127 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.04 281
128 STEPHANIE RUHLE REPORTS MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.04 709
129 MONEY COURT CNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.04 162
130 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 12:00 PM 60 0.04 128
131 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 238
132 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.04 107
133 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 8:00 AM 60 0.03 76
134 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.03 85
135 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 414
136 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.03 194
137 AYMAN MOHYELDIN REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.03 581
138 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L: 1208 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.03 81
139 PRECIO DE HISTORIA S6 UNIVERSO 3:30 PM 30 0.03 44
140 RUMBO MUNDIAL ANTESALA UNIVERSO 7:00 PM 30 0.03 68
141 FOX BET LIVE L FOX SPORTS 1 5:00 PM 30 0.03 56
142 WEATHER UNDERGROUND THE WEATHER CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.03 160
143 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 202
144 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 323
145 ROB SCHMITT TONIGHT NEWSMAX TV 10:00 PM 60 0.03 190
146 WNBA BASKETBALL         L: MINNESOTA/LAS VEGAS ESPN2 9:00 PM 120 0.03 134
147 DEADLY ENGINEERING SCIENCE 9:00 PM 60 0.03 196
148 PRIME BASEBALL GAME/JIP MLB NETWORK 11:09 PM 84 0.03 144
149 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.03 235
150 LINEA DE CUATRO L TUDN 7:00 PM 60 0.03 50
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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.