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January 11, 2021

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.8.2021

 

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  There were significant adjustments (to the next tenth) for MACGYVER, WWE SMACKDOWN and the 8:30PM rerun of MR MAYOR. 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  CNN’s ANDERSON COOPER 360 was the top-rated cable show of the day at 0.82/1.19/4.9M, with MSNBD’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.55/0.86/5.2M, and Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.27/0.44/3.4M.  ESPN’s NBA doubleheader was at 0.60/0.43.  Discovery’s GOLD RUSH was at 0.53/0.34 compared to last week’s 0.39, and MYSTERY BLIND FROG RANCH down 0.05 to 0.21.  VH1’s RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE was steady at 0.26, with UNTUCKED up 0.03 to 0.18.  Food Network’s DINERS, DRIVE-INS & DIVES climbed 0.06 to 0.23.  On HGTV, SELF-MADE MANSIONS gained 0.05 to 0.21.  We’s LOVE AFTER LOCKUP dropped 0.05 to 0.18.  History’s THE UNXPLAINED was at 0.15/0.10 compared to last week’s 0.15  A&E’s LIVE RESCUE ticked down to 0.12.  On OWN, READY TO LOVE slipped 0.02 to 0.08, and PUT A RING ON IT was down 0.02 to 0.06. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Friday January 8, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.82 4,855
2 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.75 3,891
3 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.74 4,221
4 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.70 4,320
5 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.64 3,690
6 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.63 4,167
7 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.60 4,001
8 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: LA CLIPPERS/GOLDEN STATE ESPN 10:07 PM 143 0.60 1,591
9 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.60 4,002
10 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.56 2,982
11 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.55 5,152
12 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.55 3,803
13 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.53 3,527
14 GOLD RUSH DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 67 0.53 2,333
15 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.47 3,071
16 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: CHARLOTTE/NEW ORLEANS ESPN 7:44 PM 143 0.43 1,174
17 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.40 3,740
18 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.40 2,723
19 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.38 2,583
20 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.38 4,055
21 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.37 3,369
22 GOLD RUSH: WHITE WATER DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:07 PM 67 0.34 1,628
23 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.33 2,267
24 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.33 3,406
25 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.33 3,568
26 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.33 3,390
27 MSNBC PRESS CONFERENCE MSNBC 2:51 PM 25 0.29 2,765
28 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:27 PM 24 0.29 2,890
29 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.27 3,360
30 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.27 3,013
31 RUPAULS DRAG RACE 13 VH1 8:00 PM 90 0.26 634
32 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.26 1,722
33 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:30 AM 61 0.26 719
34 NBA COURTSIDE  L ESPN 7:30 PM 14 0.26 568
35 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 2:03 PM 24 0.26 2,803
36 MSNBC LIVE W/A.MOHYELDIN MSNBC 3:16 PM 44 0.26 2,739
37 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.24 2,561
38 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.24 2,365
39 DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.23 899
40 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.22 2,287
41 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.21 2,805
42 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.21 2,126
43 SELF-MADE MANSIONS HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.21 1,229
44 NBA PRE-GAME    L ESPN 7:00 PM 30 0.21 462
45 MYSTERY BLIND FROG RANCH DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:14 PM 60 0.21 985
46 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.19 2,350
47 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.19 2,046
48 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.19 655
49 LOVE AFTER LOCKUP WETV 9:00 PM 61 0.18 636
50 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.18 2,258
51 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.18 1,316
52 UNTUCKED 12 VH1 9:30 PM 30 0.18 463
53 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.18 2,078
54 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.18 1,741
55 LIGA MX L: PUEBLA / GUADALAJARA TUDN 8:00 PM 147 0.17 373
56 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 1:31 AM 59 0.17 421
57 90 DAY FIANCE: 1ST LOOK TLC 10:00 PM 31 0.16 940
58 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.16 1,081
59 UNXPLAINED, THE HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.15 833
60 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.15 1,582
61 FIRST 48 AC A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 58 0.14 662
62 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.14 1,444
63 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN19 MTV 11:00 PM 30 0.14 368
64 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.13 394
65 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.13 1,388
66 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.13 283
67 COMEDY CENTRAL STAND-UP COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 90 0.12 380
68 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.12 1,550
69 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.12 1,429
70 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.12 1,551
71 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.12 361
72 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.12 1,454
73 LIVE RESCUE: 67 LIVE RESCUE A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 180 0.12 525
74 DPLUS FL: 90 DAY JOURNEY TLC 10:31 PM 55 0.12 762
75 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 2:30 PM 30 0.12 291
76 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.11 1,330
77 90 DAY FIANCE: MORE TO LO: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.11 561
78 BILL HEMMER REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.11 1,410
79 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.11 301
80 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.11 1,432
81 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN 2:00 PM 30 0.11 266
82 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.11 385
83 LIGA MX L: MAZATLAN / NECAXA TUDN 10:27 PM 123 0.10 245
84 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.10 290
85 ASTRONAUTS NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.10 400
86 COLL BSKBL:BIG 10 L: PURDUE/MICHIGAN ST FOX SPORTS 1 7:00 PM 141 0.10 492
87 UNXPLAINED, THE HISTORY 8:00 PM 58 0.10 653
88 GREG KELLY REPORTS NEWSMAX TV 7:00 PM 60 0.09 626
89 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.09 319
90 FOOD PARADISE FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.09 341
91 MOVIE- LMN ACQUIRED PREM: WRONG FIANCE, THE LIFETIME MOVIE NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.09 303
92 MUPPET BABIES DISNEY JUNIOR 5:00 PM 25 0.09 361
93 DPLUS FL: PARA CAUGHT CAM TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.08 351
94 READY TO LOVE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.08 381
95 MIRA, ROYAL DETECTIVE DISNEY JUNIOR 7:30 PM 25 0.08 350
96 ELEAGUE TBS NETWORK 12:00 AM 60 0.08 192
97 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.08 1,048
98 TEEN TITANS GO THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:00 PM 30 0.08 287
99 BELOW DECK BRAVO 7:00 PM 60 0.08 268
100 SANTIAGO OF THE SEAS NICKELODEON 12:30 PM 30 0.07 315
101 T.O.T.S. DISNEY CHANNEL 9:30 AM 23 0.07 237
102 SP HGTV DREAM HOME HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 AM 60 0.07 304
103 SPICER & CO NEWSMAX TV 6:00 PM 60 0.07 477
104 POP TV MOVIES: HOW TO LOSE A GUY 10 DAYS POP 8:00 PM 155 0.07 147
105 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.07 278
106 UNDISPUTED L: 1082 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.07 143
107 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.07 872
108 STINCHFIELD NEWSMAX TV 8:00 PM 60 0.07 450
109 ROADKILLS JUNKYARD GOLD MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 30 0.07 275
110 PUT A RING ON IT OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.06 280
111 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO TUDN 12:30 AM 30 0.06 112
112 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.06 265
113 HERD L: 1396 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.06 140
114 DIRT EVERY DAY MOTOR TREND 8:00 PM 30 0.06 228
115 BELOW DECK BRAVO 6:00 PM 60 0.06 220
116 CHRIS SALCEDO SHOW, THE NEWSMAX TV 5:00 PM 60 0.05 373
117 B1G WRESTLING L: MINNESOTA / NEBRASKA BIG TEN NETWORK 9:10 PM 133 0.05 155
118 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 231
119 PGA TOUR: SENTRY TOURNAMENT OF CHPS GOLF CHANNEL 5:58 PM 242 0.05 371
120 NEWS W SHEPARD SMITH, THE CNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.05 337
121 AMERICAN AGENDA: N/A NEWSMAX TV 2:00 PM 180 0.04 318
122 POP TV MOVIES: ERIN BROCKOVICH POP 10:35 PM 180 0.04 128
123 LIGA MX: TIJUANA VS PUMAS FOX DEPORTES 9:52 PM 132 0.04 96
124 JOHN BACHMAN NOW: N/A NEWSMAX TV 12:00 PM 120 0.04 322
125 JANE DOE MURDERS, THE: 100 JANE DOE MURDERS, THE OXYGEN MEDIA 10:00 AM 120 0.04 156
126 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 201
127 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 11:00 AM 60 0.04 93
128 MASTER MINDS GSN 4:00 PM 30 0.04 462
129 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.04 94
130 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN2 11:19 PM 41 0.04 114
131 NATIONAL REPORT: N/A NEWSMAX TV 9:00 AM 180 0.04 314
132 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 149
133 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.03 199
134 NOTICIAS CON D. MAERKER GALAVISION 12:30 AM 30 0.03 70
135 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L: 1040 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.03 73
136 ROB SCHMITT TONIGHT NEWSMAX TV 10:00 PM 60 0.03 230
137 FUTBOL CENTRAL L TUDN 7:00 PM 60 0.03 60
138 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN2 3:30 PM 30 0.03 119
139 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.03 103
140 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.03 74
141 HERMANOS LA OBRA: SIEMPRE DISCOVERY FAMILIA 10:00 PM 60 0.03 71
142 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 11:00 PM 60 0.03 111
143 CRASH TEST WORLD SCIENCE 12:00 PM 30 0.03 137
144 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.03 286
145 NUESTRO HOGAR EN EL CARIB DISCOVERY FAMILIA 11:00 PM 30 0.03 72
146 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 10:00 PM 60 0.03 131
147 B1G WRESTLING L: MICHIGAN / RUTGERS BIG TEN NETWORK 7:00 PM 130 0.03 137
148 MAD MONEY CNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.03 239
149 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 214
150 OPTIONS ACTION CNBC 5:30 PM 30 0.03 203

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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.




3 Comments


  1. Augus

    Do you have ‘800 Words (UPtv at 9PM)’ season three premiere and ‘Remedy (Ovation at 12PM and 1PM) series premiere ratings, please? Thanks for all!


  2. Magnum

    Do you have the ratings for Get a Clue (GSN, 4:30pm)?

    Thank you!



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