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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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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 11.9.2016

Posted November 10, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  BLACK-ISH lost 0.1 in final numbers.  (Both EMPIRE and CRIMINAL MINDS stayed at this morning’s series lows.)         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Fascination with the Presidential election stayed high on The Day After, with 28 of the Top 30 slots […]

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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 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.12.2020

Posted March 13, 2020 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  STATION 19 gained 0.1 in final numbers, and DEPUTY lost the same.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Another heavy news day was led by Fox News’s HANNITY at 0.47/0.75/4.5M, with CNN’s GLOBAL TOWN HALL at 0.44/0.65/2.1M and MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW […]

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THE SKED: Larry Wilmore and “The Minority Report” Will Take the “Colbert Report” Slot

Posted May 9, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  With the need to replace The Colbert Report now that its host will be leaving for network pastures when his contract expires at the end of 2014, and knowing that since that show is built entirely around Stephen Colbert’s particular character, the new series would necessarily be very different, Comedy Central had a very […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 10.11.2020

Posted October 13, 2020 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  The final game of ABC’s NBA FINALS coverage adjusted to 3.2 (down 50% from 2019’s final Game 6).  On CBS, 60 MINUTES adjusted to 1.7/0.6.  NBCs SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL adjusted to 4.2, down 0.3 from last week’s game.  In addition, the 7PM rerun of THE SIMPSONS gained 0.1 in […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.25.2019

Posted January 28, 2019 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  DYNASTY sank 0.1 in final numbers.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  A&E’s LIVE PD topped Friday cable, up 0.09 to 0.66, with the lead-in hour at 0.28.  On Discovery, GOLD RUSH ticked up to 0.63, and the lead-out hour gained […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 100 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Update: 11.15.2015

Posted November 17, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

  NETWORK UPDATE:  SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL adjusted to 7.0, down 1.4 from last week’s game.  Once the football adjustments were made at CBS, 60 MINUTES was up 0.4 to 3.6, MADAM SECRETARY was up 0.1 to 1.4, and CSI: CYBER, which didn’t begin airing on the east coast until 10:57PM, was at 1.0.  Broadcast Official […]

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