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January 30, 2017
 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.27.2017

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NETWORK FINALS:  SHARK TANK and DATELINE gained 0.1 in final numbers, while 20/20 lost the same.  

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

Final Bcast 2017 Jan 27.FRI

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Discovery’s GOLD RUSH continued to dominate regular Friday cable programming, up 0.09 from last week to 1.07, with lead-out THE WHEEL up 0.03 to 0.38.  ESPN’s NBA game was at 0.60, and its lead-out coverage of the X GAMES was at 0.44. HBO’s REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER slipped 0.05 from Inauguration Night to 0.44.  We should probably get used to Fox News being a regular player in the Top 10 for a while, with 2 hours landing there on Friday, topped by THE O’REILLY FACTOR at 0.42 (and with 3.7M total viewers).  On Lifetime, BRING IT rose 0.03 to 0.41, and THE RAP GAME was up 0.07 to 0.40.  HGTV’s HOUSE HUNTERS was at 0.39, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was up 0.11 to 0.37, with MY LOTTERY DREAM HOUSE up 0.05 to 0.34.  On Food Network, DINERS, DRIVE-INS & DIVES dropped 0.05 to 0.36, and GINORMOUS FOOD held at 0.33.  A&E’s LIVE PD edged up 0.02 to 0.31.  On ID, FORBIDDEN: DYING FOR LOVE fell 0.03 to 0.28.  MTV’s RIDICULOUSNESS was at 0.27/0.24, compared to last week’s 0.33/0.28. Bravo’s MARRIED TO MEDICINE dropped 0.11 to 0.26.  Spike’s BELLATOR LIVE was at 0.24.  TLC’s  PARANORMAL LOCKDOWN lost 0.04 to 0.21, and the AFTER-SHOW ticked down to 0.19.  We’s MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP was up 0.02 to 0.20.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Final Cable 2017 Jan 27.FRI

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Friday January 27, 2017 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 GOLD RUSH DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 1.07 3,859
2 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: HOUSTON/PHILADELPHIA ESPN 8:01 PM 164 0.60 1,543
3 X GAMES                 L: ASPEN, CO ESPN 10:45 PM 140 0.44 828
4 REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBO PRIME 10:00 PM 57 0.44 1,687
5 THE OREILLY FACTOR FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.42 3,729
6 BRING IT! LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 62 0.41 1,108
7 RAP GAME LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:02 PM 60 0.40 1,043
8 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.39 1,657
9 WHEEL, THE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:00 PM 61 0.38 1,410
10 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.37 3,215
11 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.37 3,363
12 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.37 1,547
13 DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.36 1,112
14 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.36 3,213
15 MY LOTTERY DREAM HOME HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.34 1,433
16 FIRST 100 DAYS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.33 2,585
17 GINORMOUS FOOD FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 30 0.33 963
18 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.32 2,687
19 MICKEY AND THE ROADSTER DISNEY CHANNEL 9:00 AM 25 0.32 1,194
20 LIVE PD: 13 LIVE PD A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 180 0.31 1,086
21 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.30 2,482
22 NBA PRE-GAME    L ESPN 7:00 PM 61 0.30 687
23 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.29 2,126
24 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.29 774
25 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.28 2,564
26 TEEN TITANS GO THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:00 PM 30 0.28 1,623
27 FORBIDDEN: DYING FOR LOVE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.28 1,018
28 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN9 MTV 8:40 PM 40 0.27 570
29 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.27 2,418
30 SPORTSNATION        L ESPN 4:00 PM 30 0.26 543
31 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.26 2,457
32 MARRIED TO MEDICINE BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.26 808
33 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.26 2,492
34 SHIMMER AND SHINE NICKELODEON 11:00 AM 30 0.26 1,028
35 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.25 2,096
36 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.25 2,002
37 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.25 2,300
38 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.25 2,240
39 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:05 AM 55 0.24 470
40 BELLATOR MMA LIVE: 171 SPIKE TV 9:00 PM 144 0.24 720
41 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN9 MTV 8:00 PM 40 0.24 498
42 LIV & MADDIE: CALI STYLE DISNEY CHANNEL 5:30 PM 27 0.24 1,213
43 SMERCONISH CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.24 1,104
44 ADVENTURE TIME THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:45 PM 15 0.23 906
45 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.23 525
46 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.22 421
47 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.22 1,113
48 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.21 447
49 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.21 1,870
50 PARANORMAL LOCKDOWN TLC 9:01 PM 61 0.21 679
51 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.21 1,742
52 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.21 507
53 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.21 525
54 ROAST BATTLE II COMEDY CENTRAL 10:00 PM 63 0.21 414
55 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.20 891
56 MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP: RS WETV 9:00 PM 64 0.20 479
57 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.19 838
58 WOLF CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.19 1,134
59 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.19 1,004
60 PARANORMAL LOCK: UNLOCKED TLC 10:02 PM 61 0.19 586
61 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.19 1,015
62 MIGHTY MAGISWORDS THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:30 PM 30 0.19 945
63 NFL INSIDERS  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.18 364
64 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.18 1,019
65 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.18 409
66 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.18 977
67 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.18 1,424
68 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.17 946
69 BIZAARDVARK DISNEY CHANNEL 6:30 PM 30 0.17 991
70 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.17 357
71 TENNIS: AUSTRALIAN OPEN L: MENS SEMIFINAL ESPN 6:00 AM 180 0.16 434
72 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.16 1,301
73 NFL PROGRAMMING ESPN2 8:00 PM 60 0.16 383
74 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.15 358
75 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.15 1,377
76 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.15 628
77 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN2 12:00 AM 30 0.15 412
78 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.15 888
79 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   L ESPN 1:30 PM 30 0.14 280
80 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.14 277
81 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.14 804
82 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.14 822
83 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.14 798
84 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.13 729
85 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.13 570
86 E! NEWS E! 11:02 PM 62 0.13 320
87 HOW IT REALLY HAPPENED HLN 9:00 PM 60 0.12 615
88 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.12 757
89 MSNBC LIVE W/K.SNOW MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.12 671
90 BIG LEBOWSKI, THE HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 117 0.12 380
91 TREEHOUSE MASTERS ANIMAL PLANET 10:01 PM 60 0.11 499
92 PB: WHERE ARE THEY NOW ANIMAL PLANET 9:01 PM 60 0.11 458
93 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.11 764
94 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 6:30 PM 30 0.11 259
95 MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORN L: N/A ESPN2 6:00 AM 240 0.10 266
96 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.10 319
97 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN2 11:00 PM 60 0.10 345
98 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.10 275
99 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 12:30 AM 30 0.10 335
100 FOR THE RECORD W/GRETA MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.09 777
101 GREATEST EVER TRUTV 11:30 PM 30 0.09 200
102 HOW IT REALLY HAPPENED HLN 8:00 PM 60 0.09 424
103 IT TAKES A KILLER OXYGEN MEDIA 11:00 PM 30 0.09 321
104 FIRST TAKE ESPN2 1:00 PM 60 0.09 171
105 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.09 792
106 TEXAS FLIP AND MOVE DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.09 403
107 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.09 715
108 VAN WILDER: NATIONAL LAMP HBO PRIME 1:00 AM 93 0.09 230
109 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 10:00 AM 60 0.09 178
110 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.09 286
111 MSNBC LIVE W/ T.HALL MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.08 663
112 SNAKE CITY NAT GEO WILD 10:00 PM 60 0.08 248
113 PGA TOUR: 2017 FARMERS INSURANCE OPEN GOLF CHANNEL 2:58 PM 242 0.08 643
114 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.08 845
115 VICE NEWS TONIGHT HBO PRIME 7:30 PM 27 0.08 229
116 HOW IT REALLY HAPPENED HLN 10:00 PM 60 0.08 400
117 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 261
118 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.KORNACKI MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.08 654
119 WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 2:00 AM 60 0.08 217
120 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.07 655
121 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 11:00 AM 60 0.07 164
122 HIGH PERFORMANCE ROAD TRI VELOCITY 8:00 PM 60 0.07 295
123 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.07 271
124 NFL LIVE ESPN2 7:00 PM 60 0.07 205
125 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.07 744
126 AROUND THE HORN ESPN2 6:00 PM 30 0.06 234
127 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.06 723
128 MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDIN 2 HBO PRIME 4:15 PM 94 0.06 179
129 DAN LE BATARD SHOW L ESPN2 12:00 PM 60 0.06 119
130 SNAKE CITY: BITES BACK NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 60 0.06 172
131 UNDISPUTED L: 101 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.06 114
132 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: DAYTON/VCU ESPN2 9:00 PM 120 0.06 255
133 TENNIS: AUSTRALIAN OPEN: N/A ESPN2 2:00 PM 240 0.06 281
134 AMHQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.06 271
135 LAS NOTICI..CON D.MAERKER GALAVISION 11:02 PM 44 0.05 161
136 OUTBACK WRANGLER NAT GEO WILD 8:00 PM 30 0.05 147
137 BOURNE ULTIMATUM THE MAXPRIME 10:00 PM 115 0.05 153
138 YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, T POP 7:00 PM 60 0.05 562
139 RISE VICELAND 10:00 PM 90 0.05 109
140 OCEANS THIRTEEN: OCEANS THIRTEEN MAXPRIME 12:00 AM 122 0.05 128
141 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.05 214
142 OUTBACK WRANGLER NAT GEO WILD 8:30 PM 30 0.05 151
143 BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, T POP 6:30 PM 30 0.05 360
144 GOLF CENTRAL-POST GOLF CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.05 230
145 HOUSE OF PAYNE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:00 AM 30 0.05 124
146 CASO CERR-MAS ATREVIDOS NBC UNIVERSO 11:00 PM 60 0.05 108
147 AMHQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.05 256
148 BRIGHT LIGHTS:CARRIE FISH HBO PRIME 5:50 PM 94 0.04 136
149 NHL ALL STAR SPECIAL NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:30 PM 99 0.04 122
150 DIVERGENT SERIES:INSURGEN HBO PRIME 2:15 PM 119 0.04 97

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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.