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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 100 Saturday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 7.25.2015

Posted July 28, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

  NETWORK UPDATE:  FOX’s UFC FIGHT NIGHT climbed 0.2 in final numbers to 1.1.  However, the premiere of BOSTON EMS and the reruns of BATTLEBOTS and NCIS: LA each lost 0.1. CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  The top Saturday cable “original” actually doesn’t appear on the chart because technically it was a rerun, but as we’ve been reminded by […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.8.2021

Posted January 11, 2021 by Mitch Metcalf

          NETWORK FINALS:  There were significant adjustments (to the next tenth) for MACGYVER, WWE SMACKDOWN and the 8:30PM rerun of MR MAYOR.        Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  CNN’s ANDERSON COOPER 360 was the top-rated cable show of the day at 0.82/1.19/4.9M, with MSNBD’s […]

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THE SKED: “Justified” Proves It

Posted March 6, 2012 by Mitch Salem

> Here’s some welcome if unsurprising news:  F/X has renewed JUSTIFIED for a 4th season.  The show, now at the midpoint of Season 3 (the finale airs April 10) drew a 0.9 last week in 18-49s, which isn’t Walking Dead crazy high, but is still a very solid number for a scripted cable series (outscoring […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.24.2019

Posted March 26, 2019 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  After NCAA TOURNAMENT adjustment, 60 MINUTES reduced to 1.6, NCIS: LA lost 0.1 and MADAM SECRETARY dropped 0.2.  Elsewhere, SHARK TANK gained 0.1 in final numbers.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  AMC’s THE WALKING DEAD led Sunday cable once again, […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 100 Friday Cable Originals & Network Update: 10.2.2015

Posted October 5, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

  NETWORK UPDATE:  DR. KEN looked even better after adjustment, up 0.1 to an impressive 1.5 even though lead-in LAST MAN STANDING stayed at 1.2.  HAWAII 5-0 also went up 0.1, as did DATELINE. Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Disney Channel’s GIRL MEETS WORLD was again on top of Friday […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Wednesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 4.1.2015

Posted April 2, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

  NETWORK UPDATE:  THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA lost 0.1 in final numbers to a miserable 0.9.  The afternoon news was better at ABC, where THE MIDDLE, THE GOLDBERGS and MODERN FAMILY all got 0.1 bumps, as did AMERICAN IDOL and SURVIVOR.  Ratings in key demos for the Top 25 original cable telecasts (plus a few […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 12.22.2018

Posted December 27, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  The reruns of SNL and CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS lost 0.1 in final numbers.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     NOTE:  At this time, we have no Saturday cable ratings lower than the Top 150 in the charts below. CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Once again, NFL […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 5.6.2018

Posted May 8, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

          NETWORK FINALS:  AMERICA’S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS dropped 0.1 in final numbers.       Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  It was a bad night for pay-cable premieres.  On Starz, there were absolutely dismal debuts for SWEETBITTER at 0.01/38K and VIDA at 0.01/20K.  It’s worth noting […]

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