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January 23, 2017
 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.20.2017

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NETWORK FINALS:  LAST MAN STANDING gained 0.1 in final numbers.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

Final Bcast 2017 Jan 20.FRI

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Fox News naturally dominated cable on Inauguration Day, with every one of the Top 11 telecasts, topped by 1.80/11M for the noon hour when the oath of office was taken.  CNN viewers couldn’t bear to watch until 9PM, when the network scored 0.95/5.4M.  Beyond the news, Discovery’s GOLD RUSH continued to be the strongest Friday series, down 0.14 to 0.98, and lead-out THE WHEEL was down 0.12 to 0.35.  ESPN’s NBA doubleheader included Golden State vs. Houston at 0.79, and Indiana vs. Lakers at 0.54.  HBO’s REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER returned at o.49.  Disney Channel’s GIRL MEETS WORLD jumped 0.12 to 0.47.  Food Network’s DINERS, DRIVE-INS & DIVES rose 0.03 to 0.41, and GINORMOUS FOOD was down 0.05 to 0.33.  On Lifetime, BRING IT dropped 0.07 to 0.38, and THE RAP GAME was down 0.11 to 0.33.  Bravo’s MARRIED TO MEDICINE gained 0.03 to 0.37.  MTV’s RIDICULOUSNESS was at 0.33/0.28.  A special inauguration episode of Comedy Central’s THE DAILY SHOW was at 0.31.  HGTV’s MY LOTTERY DREAM HOUSE was steady at 0.29, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was down 0.09 to 0.26.  A&E’s LIVE PD fell 0.06 to 0.29.  On ID, FORBIDDEN: DYING FOR LOVE dropped 0.04 to 0.31, and WIVES WITH KNIVES was down 0.04 to 0.21.  TLC’s PARANORMAL LOCKDOWN ticked down to 0.25, and the AFTER-SHOW was down 0.03 to 0.20.  We’s MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP rose 0.02 to 0.18.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Final Cable 2017 Jan 20.FRI

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Friday January 20, 2017 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 AEHQ: INAUGURATION 2017 FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 1.80 10,975
2 AEHQ: INAUGURATION 2017 FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 1.56 9,991
3 AEHQ: INAUGURATION 2017 FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 1.36 8,565
4 AEHQ: INAUGURATION 2017 FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 1.29 8,717
5 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 1.22 8,319
6 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 1.19 8,197
7 AEHQ: INAUGURATION 2017 FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 1.10 7,428
8 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 1.07 6,764
9 AEHQ: INAUGURATION 2017 FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 1.03 6,895
10 FIRST 100 DAYS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 1.01 6,413
11 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 1.00 7,018
12 GOLD RUSH DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.98 3,422
13 THE OREILLY FACTOR FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.96 7,092
14 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.95 5,418
15 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.93 6,550
16 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.88 5,392
17 PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.85 3,246
18 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.82 4,108
19 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.79 4,059
20 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: GOLDEN STATE/HOUSTON ESPN 8:01 PM 154 0.79 2,072
21 PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.71 2,848
22 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.65 3,078
23 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.65 4,637
24 PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.64 2,502
25 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.61 2,599
26 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.56 2,209
27 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.54 2,350
28 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: INDIANA/LA LAKERS ESPN 10:35 PM 141 0.54 1,359
29 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.54 2,243
30 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.52 2,290
31 PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.51 2,013
32 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.49 2,180
33 REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBO PRIME 10:00 PM 57 0.49 1,906
34 GIRL MEETS WORLD DISNEY CHANNEL 6:00 PM 30 0.47 1,639
35 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.42 3,390
36 DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.41 1,203
37 CNN TONIGHT CNN 12:00 AM 60 0.40 1,602
38 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 12:56 AM 64 0.39 885
39 PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 12:00 PM 30 0.39 1,512
40 BRING IT! LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 62 0.38 922
41 MARRIED TO MEDICINE BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.37 878
42 WHEEL, THE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:00 PM 61 0.35 1,205
43 GINORMOUS FOOD FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 30 0.33 1,014
44 RAP GAME LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:02 PM 62 0.33 849
45 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN9 MTV 8:40 PM 40 0.33 701
46 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 36 0.31 852
47 PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.31 1,411
48 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.30 2,210
49 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.30 1,985
50 MY LOTTERY DREAM HOME HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.29 1,269
51 LIVE PD: 12 LIVE PD A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 180 0.29 1,003
52 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.28 746
53 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN9 MTV 8:00 PM 40 0.28 589
54 FORBIDDEN: DYING FOR LOVE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.27 935
55 LIV & MADDIE: CALI STYLE DISNEY CHANNEL 5:30 PM 27 0.27 1,227
56 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.26 576
57 BIZAARDVARK DISNEY CHANNEL 6:30 PM 30 0.26 1,163
58 MICKEY AND THE ROADSTER DISNEY CHANNEL 9:00 AM 25 0.26 880
59 NBA PRE-GAME    L ESPN 7:00 PM 61 0.26 585
60 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.26 1,238
61 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 AM 60 0.25 1,091
62 BIG SCREEN MOVIE: FREE WILLY FREEFORM 8:30 PM 150 0.25 645
63 PARANORMAL LOCKDOWN TLC 9:01 PM 62 0.25 666
64 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.23 517
65 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.23 1,174
66 WIVES WITH KNIVES INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.21 819
67 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.21 530
68 PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION: THE INAUGURATION OF DONALD TRUMP MSNBC 10:00 AM 480 0.21 1,345
69 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.21 1,478
70 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.20 486
71 PARANORMAL LOCK: UNLOCKED TLC 10:03 PM 60 0.20 593
72 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.20 1,475
73 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.19 1,365
74 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.18 1,401
75 MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP: RS WETV 9:00 PM 60 0.18 434
76 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.18 834
77 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.18 393
78 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.17 384
79 E! NEWS E! 11:02 PM 62 0.17 362
80 SPORTSNATION        L ESPN 4:00 PM 30 0.16 432
81 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.16 816
82 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.16 427
83 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.16 336
84 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.15 364
85 FOR THE RECORD W/GRETA MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.15 1,073
86 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.14 966
87 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.14 295
88 MY KNIGHT AND ME THE CARTOON NETWORK 4:00 PM 30 0.14 652
89 NFL INSIDERS  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.14 320
90 TREEHOUSE MASTERS ANIMAL PLANET 10:01 PM 60 0.13 566
91 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.13 519
92 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   L ESPN 1:30 PM 30 0.12 254
93 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.12 636
94 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.12 259
95 BARRETT JACKSON: N/A VELOCITY 8:00 PM 120 0.12 558
96 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.11 324
97 MORNING JOE: THE INAUGURATION OF DONALD TRUMP MSNBC 6:00 AM 240 0.11 710
98 BARRETT JACKSON: N/A VELOCITY 10:00 PM 120 0.11 448
99 TEXAS FLIP AND MOVE DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.11 452
100 LATE NIGHT SNACK TRUTV 11:30 PM 30 0.10 212
101 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 6:30 PM 30 0.10 210
102 WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 2:00 AM 60 0.09 227
103 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.08 266
104 VICE NEWS TONIGHT HBO PRIME 7:30 PM 30 0.08 207
105 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 247
106 AROUND THE HORN ESPN2 6:00 PM 30 0.07 188
107 MICHAELA HLN 11:00 AM 60 0.07 203
108 FIRST TAKE ESPN2 1:00 PM 90 0.07 160
109 NBA: THE JUMP ESPN2 2:30 PM 30 0.07 178
110 TENNIS: AUSTRALIAN OPEN L ESPN2 6:00 AM 80 0.07 241
111 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.07 255
112 LAS NOTICI..CON D.MAERKER GALAVISION 11:02 PM 45 0.07 154
113 FANTASTIC FOUR, THE(2015) MAXPRIME 6:30 PM 100 0.07 130
114 UNIVISON DEPORTES FC UNIVISION DEPORTES 8:30 PM 30 0.07 141
115 BARRETT JACKSON: N/A VELOCITY 4:00 PM 240 0.07 336
116 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.07 198
117 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN2 7:00 PM 60 0.07 151
118 MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORN L: N/A ESPN2 7:20 AM 160 0.07 192
119 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.07 234
120 SNAKE CITY NAT GEO WILD 10:00 PM 60 0.07 233
121 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.06 144
122 INAUGURATION COVERAGE FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.06 581
123 BREAK HBO PRIME 9:46 PM 14 0.06 230
124 COPA CENTROAMERICANA L: HONDURAS / COSTA RICA UNIVISION DEPORTES 6:30 PM 120 0.06 137
125 INAUGURATION COVERAGE FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 12:00 PM 60 0.06 598
126 COPA CENTROAMERICANA L: PANAMA /EL SALVADOR UNIVISION DEPORTES 9:00 PM 120 0.06 138
127 UNDISPUTED L: 96 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.06 121
128 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.06 149
129 LOU DOBBS TONIGHT FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.06 492
130 INTELLIGENCE RPT W/REGAN FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.06 393
131 INAUGURATION OF D. TRUMP: N/A CNBC 11:00 AM 240 0.06 326
132 DUMB AND DUMBER MAXPRIME 8:10 PM 107 0.06 122
133 SHOBOX: NEW GEN 2017 SHOWTIME PRIME 11:46 PM 39 0.06 251
134 SNAKE CITY: BITES BACK NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 60 0.05 196
135 HAIL, CAESAR HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 106 0.05 178
136 MICHAELA HLN 12:00 PM 60 0.05 167
137 SHOBOX: NEW GEN 2017 SHOWTIME PRIME 10:59 PM 35 0.05 216
138 TENNIS: AUSTRALIAN OPEN: EARLY ROUND ESPN2 3:00 PM 180 0.05 198
139 LOU DOBBS TONIGHT FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.05 497
140 UP TO THE MINUTE NFL NETWORK 5:00 PM 60 0.05 130
141 VACATION MAXPRIME 4:45 PM 99 0.05 87
142 CLOSING BELL: N/A CNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.05 262
143 UP TO THE MINUTE NFL NETWORK 4:00 PM 60 0.05 131
144 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN2 8:00 PM 60 0.05 139
145 HOUSE OF PAYNE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 9:01 AM 31 0.05 182
146 OUTBACK WRANGLER NAT GEO WILD 8:30 PM 30 0.05 169
147 LOU DOBBS TONIGHT FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 5:00 PM 60 0.04 550
148 SYDNEY WHITE HBO PRIME 3:10 PM 108 0.04 129
149 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.04 152
150 DEFINITELY, MAYBE HBO PRIME 1:15 PM 112 0.04 111

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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.