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January 7, 2019

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.4.2019

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  There were no changes from the preliminary Friday ratings.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Lifetime’s SURVIVING R. KELLY continued to be on a tear at 0.93/0.92.  Discovery’s GOLD RUSH returned with a new episode at 0.58, lead-in hour at 0.24, and lead-out hour at 0.46.  ESPN’s NBA doubleheader was at 0.56/0.52.  A&E’s LIVE PD returned with a new episode at 0.56.  HGTV’s MY LOTTERY DREAM HOME returned at 0.38.  History’s ANCIENT ALIENS was at 0.34/0.23.  MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW led cable news at 0.33/0.51/3.4M, with CNN’s ANDERSON COOPER 360 at 0.24/0.31/1.2M, and Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.18/0.32/2.3M.  Food Network’s DINERS, DRIVE-INS & DIVES was down 0.05 to 0.28.  MTV’s RIDICULOUSNESS was at 0.27/0.27, compared to last week’s 0.25/0.23.  VH1’s RUPAUL’S ALL STARS ticked down to 0.24, and GROWN & SEXY was at 0.06.  On ID, SECRETS OF THE MORGUE ticked up to 0.24.  We’s LOVE AFTER LOCKUP dropped 0.04 to 0.22, and EXTREME LOVE was down 0.07 to 0.11.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Friday January 4, 2019 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 SURVIVING R. KELLY LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 63 0.93 2,092
2 SURVIVING R. KELLY LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 60 0.92 2,160
3 GOLD RUSH DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 59 0.58 2,441
4 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: OKLAHOMA CITY/PORTLAND ESPN 10:38 PM 137 0.56 1,390
5 LIVE PD: 174 LIVE PD A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 180 0.56 1,869
6 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: DALLAS/BOSTON ESPN 8:12 PM 146 0.52 1,335
7 GOLD RUSH: WHITE WATER DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:59 PM 61 0.46 1,696
8 NBA AFTER THE BUZZER  L ESPN 12:55 AM 15 0.41 908
9 NBA COURTSIDE  L ESPN 8:00 PM 12 0.41 963
10 MY LOTTERY DREAM HOME HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.38 1,800
11 ANCIENT ALIENS: ALIEN PHENOMENON, THE 145 HISTORY 9:00 PM 125 0.34 1,363
12 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.33 3,405
13 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:10 AM 50 0.32 717
14 NBA PRE-GAME    L ESPN 7:00 PM 60 0.31 676
15 DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.28 1,029
16 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN12 MTV 8:00 PM 31 0.27 589
17 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.27 821
18 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN12 MTV 8:31 PM 30 0.27 597
19 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.25 590
20 GOLD RUSH: THE DIRT DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.24 1,215
21 RUPAUL ALL STARS 4 VH1 8:00 PM 90 0.24 488
22 SECRETS OF THE MORGUE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.24 952
23 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.24 1,196
24 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.24 495
25 ANCIENT ALIENS HISTORY 8:00 PM 58 0.23 970
26 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.22 510
27 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.22 1,041
28 LOVE AFTER LOCKUP WETV 9:00 PM 60 0.22 617
29 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.22 2,172
30 MSNBC TOWN HALL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.21 2,517
31 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.20 1,089
32 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.20 1,152
33 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.20 1,129
34 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.20 558
35 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.20 1,081
36 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.19 424
37 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.18 395
38 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.18 426
39 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.18 2,264
40 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.18 1,142
41 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.18 391
42 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.18 2,043
43 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.17 1,116
44 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.17 1,024
45 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 1:30 PM 90 0.17 420
46 GHOST ADV REPACK: ABANDONED SPIRITS TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.17 471
47 OFFICE, THE NICK-AT-NITE 10:29 PM 31 0.17 392
48 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.17 2,452
49 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.16 1,854
50 HIGH NOON (9AM PACIFIC) ESPN 4:00 PM 30 0.16 363
51 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.16 1,946
52 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.16 1,662
53 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.16 2,163
54 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.16 1,371
55 MUPPET BABIES DISNEY CHANNEL 10:00 AM 25 0.16 669
56 CNN RIGHT NOW CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.16 1,017
57 LIGA MX L: PUEBLA / CRUZ AZUL UNIVISION DEPORTES 9:55 PM 129 0.15 293
58 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.15 893
59 MSNBC LIVE W/ A.VELSHI MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.15 1,418
60 OFFICE, THE NICK-AT-NITE 10:00 PM 29 0.15 404
61 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.15 823
62 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.14 1,733
63 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.13 1,535
64 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.13 2,391
65 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.13 1,288
66 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.13 1,564
67 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.13 310
68 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.13 1,170
69 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.13 1,223
70 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.12 1,577
71 MSNBC LIVE W/VELSHI&RUHLE MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.12 1,379
72 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.12 790
73 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.12 1,530
74 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.12 1,440
75 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.12 1,680
76 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.12 754
77 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.12 1,568
78 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.12 1,652
79 LIP SYNC BATTLE SHORTIES NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.12 720
80 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.12 1,641
81 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.12 291
82 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.12 1,616
83 DEN OF THIEVES: DEN OF THIEVES SHOWTIME PRIME 8:01 PM 140 0.12 442
84 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.11 831
85 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.11 858
86 MOVIE- LMN ACQUIRED PREM: SAVING MY BABY LIFETIME MOVIE NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.11 473
87 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.11 1,130
88 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.11 1,459
89 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.11 1,262
90 COMEDY CENTRAL STAND-UP COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 60 0.11 284
91 EXTREME LOVE WETV 10:00 PM 60 0.11 272
92 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.10 352
93 DOUBLE DARE NEW NICKELODEON 7:30 PM 30 0.10 560
94 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.10 1,245
95 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.10 588
96 DOC MCSTUFFINS DISNEY CHANNEL 10:30 AM 25 0.10 493
97 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.10 970
98 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.10 982
99 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.09 465
100 TOMB RAIDER HBO PRIME 9:50 PM 118 0.09 233
101 GIRL NEXT DOOR, THE HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 109 0.09 258
102 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.08 254
103 UNDISPUTED L: 579 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.08 188
104 GROWN & SEXY S1 VH1 9:30 PM 30 0.08 169
105 AMERICA SAYS GSN 9:00 PM 30 0.08 526
106 GRAVEYARD CARZ MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 60 0.07 303
107 LIGA MX L: MONARCAS MORELIA / TOLUCA UNIVISION DEPORTES 7:30 PM 145 0.07 159
108 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN2 12:00 AM 60 0.07 165
109 READY PLAYER ONE: READY PLAYER ONE HBO PRIME 11:50 PM 140 0.07 143
110 NFL LIVE ESPN2 3:00 PM 90 0.06 145
111 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.06 116
112 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.06 138
113 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.06 299
114 NFL GAMEDAY PICKEM NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.06 191
115 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 6:30 PM 30 0.06 197
116 SELF/LESS HBO PRIME 4:00 PM 117 0.06 130
117 HERD L: 897 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.06 137
118 GROWN & SEXY S1 VH1 10:00 PM 30 0.06 118
119 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN2 10:43 PM 77 0.05 152
120 READY PLAYER ONE: READY PLAYER ONE HBO PRIME 1:40 PM 140 0.05 140
121 NFL UP TO THE MINUTE NFL NETWORK 5:00 PM 60 0.05 126
122 GET UP: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.05 105
123 CHARMED POP 6:00 PM 60 0.05 118
124 WMNS COLL GYMNASTICS L ESPN2 9:03 PM 100 0.05 168
125 CAKE WARS COOKING CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.05 143
126 10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT: 10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT POP 7:00 PM 150 0.05 137
127 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 12:00 PM 60 0.05 106
128 AROUND THE HORN ESPN2 6:00 PM 30 0.05 157
129 HOME & FAMILY: N/A HALLMARK CHANNEL 10:00 AM 120 0.05 203
130 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   L ESPN2 4:30 PM 60 0.04 139
131 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 274
132 LOVE, SIMON HBO PRIME 6:05 PM 110 0.04 118
133 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO UNIVISION DEPORTES 12:04 AM 56 0.04 88
134 FATE OF THE FURIOUS, THE: FATE OF THE FURIOUS, THE MAXPRIME 11:55 AM 136 0.04 100
135 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF – S L FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 90 0.04 88
136 GOLIC AND WINGO     L: N/A ESPN2 6:00 AM 120 0.04 98
137 PGA TOUR: 2019 SENTRY TOURNAMENT OF CHP GOLF CHANNEL 5:58 PM 237 0.04 310
138 NFL UP TO THE MINUTE NFL NETWORK 4:00 PM 60 0.04 96
139 WORLDS MOST EVIL KILLERS REELZCHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.04 144
140 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: SMU/TULANE ESPN2 7:00 PM 123 0.04 172
141 CHARMED POP 4:00 PM 60 0.04 81
142 FULL GAME BROADCAST: 2018 WK 16 BAL VS. LAC NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 180 0.04 207
143 CHARMED POP 5:00 PM 60 0.04 103
144 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN2 5:30 PM 30 0.04 110
145 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 8:00 AM 60 0.03 77
146 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.03 72
147 AMHQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.03 127
148 MR. RIGHT MAXPRIME 12:10 AM 95 0.03 71
149 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.03 247
150 GRAHAM NORTON SHOW BBC-AMERICA 11:00 PM 60 0.03 141

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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.




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