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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Sunday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 4.12.2015

Posted April 14, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

  NETWORK UPDATE:  Once the final round of THE MASTERS TOURNAMENT was adjusted out of the numbers, all of CBS’s line-up went down, by 0.3 for 60 MINUTES (to 1.8), and by 0.1 for each of MADAM SECRETARY (1.4), THE GOOD WIFE (1.1) and BATTLE CREEK (0.7).  Elsewhere, AMERICA’S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS gained 0.1. Ratings […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY’S Top 25 Tuesday Cable Originals – 8/12/14

Posted August 13, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

  But first: NETWORK UPDATE:  AMERICA’S GOT TALENT and FOOD FIGHTERS exchanged 0.1s in final numbers, with AGT gaining the additional tenth at FOOD FIGHTERS’ expense. Below is our Top 25 chart of last night’s original cable telecasts (the #25 title on this list was the 80th-most watched cable telecast of the day), with various […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 5.31.2021

Posted June 1, 2021 by Mitch Metcalf

      Analysis to follow.       Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart   Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts To search for a show: type Ctrl-F and type your show title in the search box. Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Monday May 31, 2021 P18-49 P2+ Rank […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 5.15.2020

Posted May 18, 2020 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  There were no changes from the preliminary Friday ratings.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  A&E’s LIVE PD was at the top of Friday cable, down 0.02 to 0.47, with the lead-in hour down 0.03 to 0.21.  On VH1, RUPAUL’S DRAG […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Saturday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 1.3.2015

Posted January 7, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

  NETWORK UPDATE:  NBC’s NFL WILD CARD GAME adjusted up in final numbers to 8.8. Ratings in key demos for the Top 25 original cable telecasts (plus a few other lower-rated but noteworthy programs): ESPN’s first-ever NFL WILD CARD GAME on Saturday afternoon swamped the rest of cable at 6.95, and the network also had […]

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SUMMER NIELSENWAR: How Bad Is It?

Posted July 2, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  The broadcast networks are putting an unprecedented amount of original programming on their airwaves this summer.  With the exception of CBS, which just began ramping up its summer campaign with the return of Big Brother last week, most of the networks have aired at least a fresh hour per night Sunday-Thursday throughout June, and […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 5.10.2018

Posted May 11, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  GREY’S ANATOMY, THE BIG BANG THEORY and YOUNG SHELDON gained 0.1 in final numbers, but QUANTICO lost the same.  In addition, following adjustment for the baseball preemption in NY, SUPERNATURAL dropped 0.2 and ARROW was down 0.1.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5.14.2015

Posted May 15, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

There was little to be thrilled about in last night’s blizzard of season finales. DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary key advertiser demographics (adult 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54 ratings), audience skews (women 18-49, men 18-49 and adults 50+ shares) and total viewership (thousands of people over the age […]

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