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January 8, 2018

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.5.2018

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

Final Bcast 2018 Jan 05.FRI

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  A&E’s LIVE PD went back to its 3-hour format at 0.74, far above even the highest (0.50) of last week’s half-hour segments.  Discovery’s GOLD RUSH jumped up 0.28 to 0.74 compared to last week’s special.  ESPN’s NBA doubleheader was at 0.59/0.51.  On Bravo, MARRIED TO MEDICINE returned at 0.42.  On HGTV, MY LOTTERY DREAM HOUSE returned at 0.38, HOUSE HUNTERS was at 0.36, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was at 0.30.  On Lifetime, THE RAP GAME rose 0.04 to 0.34, and BRING IT was up 0.03 to 0.30.  It was another dominant night in cable news for MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.34/0.51/2.8M, above Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.25/0.42/2.7M and CNN’s ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT at 0.20/0.27/1M.  Cartoon Network’s STEVEN UNIVERSE jumped 0.12 to 0.34, with lead-ins WE BARE BEARS at 0.29 and UNIKITTY at 0.28.  Food Network’s DINERS, DRIVE-INS & DIVES returned at 0.33, and GRILL DADS was up a tenth to 0.29.  On MTV, RIDICULOUSNESS was at 0.33/0.32, compared to last week’s 0.23/0.17, and AMAZINGNESS was up 0.04 to 0.21.  TLC’s UNTOLD STORIES OF THE ER returned at 0.27/0.26.  ID’s MARRIED WITH SECRETS climbed 0.04 to 0.26.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Final Cable 2018 Jan 05.FRI

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Friday January 5, 2018 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 LIVE PD: 85 LIVE PD A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 180 0.74 2,078
2 GOLD RUSH: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.74 2,858
3 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: MINNESOTA/BOSTON ESPN 6:59 PM 156 0.59 1,595
4 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: WASHINGTON/MEMPHIS ESPN 9:35 PM 150 0.51 1,301
5 MARRIED TO MEDICINE BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.42 1,051
6 MY LOTTERY DREAM HOME HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.38 1,616
7 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.36 1,478
8 RAP GAME LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:02 PM 70 0.34 885
9 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.34 2,846
10 STEVEN UNIVERSE THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:30 PM 30 0.34 1,108
11 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:05 AM 55 0.33 793
12 DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.33 1,092
13 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN10B MTV 8:00 PM 31 0.32 766
14 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN10B MTV 8:31 PM 31 0.32 772
15 TWO AND A HALF MEN NICK-AT-NITE 1:00 AM 32 0.31 779
16 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.30 1,287
17 BRING IT! LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 62 0.30 836
18 WE BARE BEARS THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:00 PM 30 0.29 1,100
19 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.29 810
20 GRILL DADS FOOD NETWORK 9:30 PM 30 0.29 911
21 AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:00 PM 30 0.28 1,229
22 TWO AND A HALF MEN NICK-AT-NITE 1:32 AM 32 0.28 680
23 UNIKITTY THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:30 PM 30 0.28 1,157
24 UNTOLD STORIES OF THE E.R TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.27 1,103
25 UNTOLD STORIES OF THE E.R TLC 9:00 PM 60 0.26 1,090
26 MARRIED WITH SECRETS INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.26 1,154
27 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.25 2,675
28 HANNITY SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.25 2,821
29 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 59 0.24 575
30 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.24 524
31 RAP GAME FL LIFETIME TELEVISION 11:17 PM 10 0.24 616
32 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.23 2,437
33 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.23 2,007
34 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.22 1,880
35 SPIKE TV MOVIE: JOHN WICK (2014) PARAMOUNT 9:00 PM 150 0.22 622
36 NBA: THE JUMP  L ESPN 3:00 PM 30 0.22 482
37 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.22 2,460
38 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.21 1,087
39 TREEHOUSE MASTERS: N/A ANIMAL PLANET 8:00 PM 120 0.21 790
40 AMAZINGNESS MTV 9:02 PM 31 0.21 524
41 PARADISE RUN NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.21 1,092
42 LIGA MX L: ATLAS / LEON UNIVISION DEPORTES 9:55 PM 125 0.20 395
43 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.20 430
44 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.20 437
45 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.20 958
46 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.19 1,594
47 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.19 411
48 BRING IT: FF LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:50 PM 10 0.19 589
49 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.19 2,138
50 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.19 843
51 SOFIA THE FIRST DISNEY CHANNEL 11:30 AM 25 0.19 860
52 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.18 532
53 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.18 912
54 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.18 2,024
55 SPORTSNATION        L ESPN 3:30 PM 60 0.18 420
56 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.18 435
57 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.17 1,461
58 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.17 2,173
59 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.17 1,674
60 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.17 427
61 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.17 1,401
62 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 1:30 PM 90 0.17 474
63 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.17 998
64 LIGA MX L: PUEBLA / TIGRES UNIVISION DEPORTES 7:30 PM 145 0.17 366
65 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.17 1,344
66 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.17 1,443
67 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.17 895
68 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.17 1,848
69 CNN SPECIAL REPORT CNN 10:00 PM 90 0.17 999
70 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.16 1,900
71 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.16 877
72 WOLF CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.16 982
73 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.16 891
74 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.16 1,738
75 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.16 927
76 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.16 990
77 JOSH GATES DEST TRUTH TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.16 582
78 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.16 1,532
79 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.15 1,581
80 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.15 860
81 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.15 1,176
82 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.15 1,443
83 MAMA JUNE FROM NOT TO HOT WETV 9:00 PM 62 0.15 488
84 LOVE AFTER LOCKUP: FL WETV 10:02 PM 13 0.15 458
85 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.15 1,021
86 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.15 907
87 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.14 1,414
88 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.14 901
89 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.14 691
90 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.14 1,134
91 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.14 1,054
92 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.14 1,316
93 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.14 347
94 MSNBC LIVE W/ A.VELSHI MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.14 1,085
95 MSNBC LIVE W/VELSHI&RUHLE MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.13 1,117
96 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.13 1,477
97 MOVIE- LMN ACQUIRED PREM: BLOOD, SWEAT AND LIES LIFETIME MOVIE NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.13 657
98 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.13 513
99 VICE NEWS TONIGHT HBO PRIME 7:30 PM 25 0.13 414
100 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.13 1,326
101 PAW PATROL NICK JR 7:00 PM 30 0.12 664
102 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.12 324
103 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.12 296
104 TEXAS FLIP AND MOVE DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.12 632
105 KUU KUU HARAJUKU NICK JR 7:30 PM 30 0.12 588
106 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.11 1,138
107 TRUMP: ONE YEAR LATER CNN 11:30 PM 30 0.11 676
108 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.11 1,150
109 (500) DAYS OF SUMMER HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 95 0.11 296
110 LATE NIGHT SNACK TRUTV 11:30 PM 30 0.11 207
111 RED CARPET ICONS E! 10:00 PM 60 0.10 240
112 MYSTERIES & SCANDALS OXYGEN MEDIA 9:00 PM 60 0.10 326
113 E! NEWS E! 11:00 PM 60 0.09 267
114 FA CUP RD 3 L: LIVERPOOL/EVERTON FOX SPORTS 1 2:30 PM 150 0.09 224
115 WHY HIM HBO PRIME 5:35 PM 111 0.09 242
116 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 6:30 PM 30 0.09 227
117 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO UNIVISION DEPORTES 12:00 AM 60 0.08 159
118 U.S. OLYMPIC TRIALS: SPEED SKATING – MEN & WOMEN NBC SPORTS NETWORK 6:00 PM 120 0.08 332
119 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.08 186
120 KIDS BAKING CHAMP COOKING CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.08 245
121 YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, T POP 7:00 PM 60 0.08 603
122 NFL LIVE ESPN2 3:00 PM 90 0.08 225
123 LAST STOP GARAGE VELOCITY 10:30 PM 30 0.07 276
124 PRIME MOVIE 1: FURY IFC TV 8:00 PM 180 0.07 265
125 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 12:00 PM 60 0.06 134
126 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: WISCONSIN/RUTGERS ESPN2 7:00 PM 123 0.06 333
127 TOYMAKERZ VELOCITY 8:00 PM 60 0.06 318
128 NEW JACK CITY MAXPRIME 9:30 PM 100 0.06 146
129 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   L ESPN2 5:00 PM 60 0.06 155
130 E! NEWS: DAILY POP II E! 1:00 PM 60 0.06 131
131 RUN FAT BOY RUN HBO PRIME 3:20 PM 100 0.06 176
132 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 11:00 AM 60 0.06 170
133 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.06 159
134 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF D FOX SPORTS 1 5:00 PM 60 0.06 125
135 BREAK HBO PRIME 9:35 PM 10 0.06 179
136 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 10:00 AM 60 0.06 162
137 ROBIN HOOD: PRINCE OF THI: ROBIN HOOD: PRINCE OF THI HBO PRIME 12:55 PM 143 0.06 225
138 AROUND THE HORN ESPN2 6:00 PM 30 0.06 140
139 FIGURE SKATING: US CHAMP SHORT DANCE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 4:00 PM 120 0.05 300
140 CASO CERR-MAS ATREVIDOS UNIVERSO 11:00 PM 60 0.05 112
141 UNDISPUTED L: 330 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.05 144
142 LAST STOP GARAGE VELOCITY 10:00 PM 30 0.05 227
143 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 275
144 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.05 281
145 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN2 11:13 PM 47 0.05 152
146 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.05 280
147 KIDS BAKING CHAMP COOKING CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.05 183
148 KIDS BAKING CHAMP COOKING CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.05 212
149 EXTREME CAKE MAKERS COOKING CHANNEL 11:00 PM 30 0.05 172
150 WHAT A GIRL WANTS: WHAT A GIRL WANTS POP 8:00 PM 150 0.05 226

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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.




8 Comments


  1. Amaury

    1.09M for Paradise Run compared to 1.48M on January 5 last year.

    Nielsen sucks. 😛


  2. Destiny

    9-1-1 repeated better than most originals placed in that 9pm slot by Fox. Such as The Exorcist, Sleepy Hollow. I really doubt we’ll be waiting that long for a renewal for this one.



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