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February 16, 2017
 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.15.2017

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NETWORK FINALS:  SPEECHLESS gained 0.1 in final numbers, while BLINDSPOT and SVU lost the same.  DOUBT was lucky to hold onto its 0.8–its less-rounded final was 0.76.  

 

 

 

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  VH1’s transplanted BLACK INK CREW led Wednesday cable, up 0.06 to 0.73, with the 10PM AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL down 0.02 to 0.28.  On Discovery, ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE rose 0.05 to 0.68, and BERING SEA GOLD was down 0.04 to 0.41.  ESPN’s NBA doubleheader featured Knicks vs. Oklahoma City at 0.65, and Indiana vs. Cleveland at 0.55.  HGTV’s PROPERTY BROTHERS climbed 0.09 to 0.46.  On Lifetime, LITTLE WOMEN: ATLANTA dropped 0.05 to 0.39, and VIVICA’S BLACK MAGIC was down 0.06 to 0.18.  On MTV, ARE YOU THE ONE ticked up to 0.36, preceded by a TEEN MOM special at 0.31, and followed by an AFTER-SHOW at 0.16.  On Food Network, COOKS VS CONS rose 0.04 to 0.32, and BAKERS VS FAKERS was up 0.05 to 0.31.  Tru’s THE CARBONARO EFFECT was at 0.26/, compared to last week’s 0.21/0.20.   E!’s SO COSMO lost 0.04 to 0.08.  

TBS’s FULL FRONTAL is reveling in our current state of politics, up 0.08 to 0.60.  Considering its polarizing non-linear style, FX’s LEGION held fairly well from last week’s premiere, down 0.16 to 0.53 (the pilot dropped throughout its 90 minute telecast, so by the end of the first hour, it was down to 0.61).  On History, SIX lost a tick to 0.36, with lead-in NAVY SEALS:  SECRET WARRIORS up 0.05 to 0.35.  TLC’s TOO CLOSE TO HOME was down 0.03 to 0.26, preceded by MY 600-LB LIFE, which wsa down 0.14 to 0.36.  On FXX, IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA ticked up to 0.35, and MAN SEEKING WOMAN was down 0.02 to 0.10.  USA’s SUITS was steady at 0.32.  On Syfy, THE MAGICIANS fell 0.06 to 0.29, and THE EXPANSE was down 0.04 to 0.14.  BET’s THE QUAD dropped 0.08 to 0.27, preceded by the finale of miniseries MADIBA, which was down 0.04 to 0.08.  On Comedy Central, WORKAHOLICS climbed 0.04 to 0.27, and JEFF & SOME ALIENS was steady at 0.14.  Bravo’s GIRLFRIENDS GUIDE TO DIVORCE fell 0.07 to 0.11.  POP’s SCHITT’S CREEK ticked up to 0.08.

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

Final Bcast 2017 Feb 15.WED

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Final Cable 2017 Feb 15.WED

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Wednesday February 15, 2017 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 BLACK INK CREW 5 VH1 8:00 PM 60 0.73 1,338
2 ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 61 0.68 2,880
3 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: NEW YORK/OKLAHOMA CITY ESPN 9:35 PM 146 0.65 1,555
4 FULL FRONTAL W/ SAM BEE TBS NETWORK 10:30 PM 30 0.60 1,440
5 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: INDIANA/CLEVELAND ESPN 7:00 PM 155 0.55 1,383
6 LEGION FX 10:00 PM 67 0.53 1,133
7 PROPERTY BROTHERS (1 HR) HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.46 1,921
8 BERING SEA GOLD DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:01 PM 60 0.41 1,387
9 LITTLE WOMEN ATL LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 62 0.39 991
10 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:01 AM 59 0.38 914
11 ARE YOU THE ONE SSN 5 MTV 9:00 PM 62 0.36 682
12 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.36 1,539
13 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.36 2,658
14 SIX HISTORY 10:00 PM 61 0.36 1,602
15 MY 600-LB LIFE: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.36 1,230
16 ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELP FXX 10:00 PM 31 0.35 572
17 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.35 1,480
18 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.35 977
19 TIME MACHINE: NAVY SEALS: SECRET WARRIORS PT 2 HISTORY 8:00 PM 120 0.35 1,415
20 MURDER CHOSE ME INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.34 1,403
21 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN2 9:08 PM 119 0.33 1,157
22 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.33 1,392
23 SUITS USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 61 0.32 1,211
24 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.32 823
25 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.32 1,336
26 COOKS VS. CONS FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.32 1,055
27 BAKERS VS FAKERS FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.31 968
28 SEE NO EVIL INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.31 1,198
29 TEEN MOM BEING DEB MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.31 596
30 THE OREILLY FACTOR FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.30 3,879
31 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.29 1,365
32 MAGICIANS, THE SYFY 9:00 PM 60 0.29 778
33 AMERICAS TOP MODEL 23 VH1 10:00 PM 60 0.28 638
34 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.27 1,160
35 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.27 2,788
36 QUAD, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 60 0.27 744
37 WORKAHOLICS COMEDY CENTRAL 10:00 PM 30 0.27 467
38 CONAN TBS NETWORK 11:00 PM 60 0.26 575
39 TOO CLOSE TO HOME TLC 10:00 PM 64 0.26 979
40 CARBONARO EFFECT, THE TRUTV 10:00 PM 30 0.26 587
41 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.26 2,882
42 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.26 1,453
43 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.25 2,054
44 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.25 589
45 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.24 2,546
46 AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL THE CARTOON NETWORK 5:00 PM 30 0.24 1,005
47 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.24 2,477
48 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.23 1,216
49 FIRST 100 DAYS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.23 2,409
50 DUCK DYNASTY: BEST OF A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.23 649
51 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.23 1,419
52 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.23 2,109
53 WOLF CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.23 1,253
54 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.22 1,235
55 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.22 2,658
56 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.22 1,290
57 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.22 1,783
58 RIDE NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 30 0.22 1,006
59 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.21 1,770
60 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.21 2,069
61 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 30 0.21 1,623
62 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.21 1,965
63 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.21 452
64 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.20 495
65 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.20 477
66 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.20 1,979
67 DUCK DYNASTY: BEST OF A&E NETWORK 9:32 PM 31 0.20 567
68 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.20 488
69 AT MIDNIGHT COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 32 0.19 378
70 EXP UNKNOWN REPACK TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.19 598
71 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.18 999
72 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.18 1,509
73 VIVICAS BLACK MAGIC LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:02 PM 60 0.18 506
74 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.17 966
75 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.17 397
76 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.17 1,953
77 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.17 835
78 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.17 1,857
79 ARE YOU THE ONE S5 AFTER MTV 10:02 PM 31 0.16 319
80 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN2 11:07 PM 51 0.16 434
81 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.16 854
82 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.16 1,867
83 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.16 877
84 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.16 1,272
85 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.15 1,742
86 SPORTSNATION        L ESPN 3:30 PM 60 0.15 339
87 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.15 293
88 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.15 288
89 EXPANSE, THE SYFY 10:00 PM 60 0.14 534
90 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.14 686
91 NBA: THE JUMP  L ESPN 3:00 PM 30 0.14 307
92 JEFF & SOME ALIENS COMEDY CENTRAL 10:30 PM 30 0.14 268
93 COPA MX – L: GUADALAJARA / VENADOS UNIVISION DEPORTES 9:54 PM 126 0.14 295
94 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.14 258
95 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.14 269
96 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.13 315
97 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.13 1,172
98 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: ST. LOUIS/DETROIT NBC SPORTS NETWORK 8:01 PM 154 0.13 358
99 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.13 1,068
100 UCL ROUND OF 16 L: BAYERN MUNCHEN/ARSENAL FOX SPORTS 1 2:29 PM 151 0.13 262
101 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.12 363
102 INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIR: INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIR HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 122 0.12 287
103 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.12 996
104 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.12 238
105 OUTRAGEOUS ACTS OF SCIENC SCIENCE 9:01 PM 61 0.11 320
106 NFL INSIDERS  L ESPN 1:30 PM 30 0.11 233
107 GIRLFRND GUIDE TO DIVORCE BRAVO 10:00 PM 60 0.11 287
108 DIVIDED GSN 9:00 PM 30 0.11 389
109 24 TO LIFE LIFETIME MOVIE NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.10 341
110 FOR THE RECORD W/GRETA MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.10 943
111 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.10 914
112 DIVIDED GSN 9:30 PM 30 0.10 356
113 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 11:00 PM 30 0.10 257
114 WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 2:00 AM 60 0.10 202
115 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.10 923
116 MAN SEEKING WOMAN FXX 10:31 PM 30 0.10 161
117 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.KORNACKI MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.10 951
118 HACKING THE WILD SCIENCE 10:02 PM 61 0.09 295
119 VICE NEWS TONIGHT HBO PRIME 7:32 PM 25 0.09 275
120 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: IOWA ST/KANSAS ST ESPN2 7:00 PM 128 0.09 433
121 BLUE COLLAR MILLIONAIRES CNBC 10:00 PM 30 0.09 272
122 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.09 927
123 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.09 834
124 UNSUNG TV ONE 8:05 PM 60 0.09 281
125 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.09 848
126 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: FLORIDA/SAN JOSE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 10:35 PM 166 0.09 195
127 PSYCHEDELIC UNDERWORLD NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.09 310
128 MSNBC LIVE W/K.SNOW MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.09 860
129 SO COSMO E! 9:00 PM 60 0.08 199
130 PRIMETIME JUSTICE HLN 8:00 PM 60 0.08 336
131 MADIBA: MADIBA 103 PREM BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:00 PM 120 0.08 268
132 SCHITTS CREEK POP 8:00 PM 31 0.08 286
133 E! NEWS E! 11:00 PM 62 0.07 271
134 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.07 279
135 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 275
136 CAST AWAY: CAST AWAY HBO PRIME 3:40 PM 144 0.07 186
137 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.07 270
138 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.07 292
139 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 1:00 PM 120 0.07 140
140 SOUTH BEACH CLASSICS VELOCITY 10:00 PM 30 0.07 314
141 COPA MX WED 930P: ALEBRIJES DE OAXACA / CRUZ AZUL GALAVISION 9:25 PM 125 0.07 144
142 MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORN L: N/A ESPN2 6:00 AM 240 0.07 200
143 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 6:30 PM 30 0.07 203
144 YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, T POP 7:00 PM 60 0.07 536
145 NFL LIVE ESPN2 3:00 PM 60 0.06 134
146 SIXTEEN CANDLES HBO PRIME 2:05 PM 93 0.06 122
147 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.06 244
148 DESUS & MERO VICELAND 11:00 PM 30 0.06 108
149 SPORTSNATION ESPN2 4:30 PM 60 0.06 131
150 RESTORED DIY NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.05 276

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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.