June 20, 2014



NETWORK UPDATE:  Both ROOKIE BLUE and GANG RELATED gained 0.1 in final numbers, putting ROOKIE above lsat season’s finale (although still 0.1 below last season’s premiere).

THURSDAY CABLE:  As detailed in today’s WORLD CUP SKEDBALL post, the 2:30PM and 5:30PM matches on ESPN were the day’s highest rated cable telecasts at 1.3.  PAWN STARS (History) climbed 0.2 to 1.1, followed by AMERICAN RESTORATION at 0.7.  KATE PLUS 8 (TLC) was at 0.8, which was 0.1 ahead its HERE COMES HONEY BOO BOO lead-in.  On Syfy, DOMINION debuted at 0.6 (plus 0.4 for the 10:25PM re-airing), tied with its lead-in, the season premiere of DEFIANCE.  THE CHALLENGE (MTV) was at 0.6.  

Daily Comp 3way 2014 Thu Jun 19

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.