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November 21, 2016
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 11.18.2016 (Charts UPDATED)

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NETWORK FINALS:  The only change from early numbers was a 0.1 dip for THE EXORCIST.

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

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CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Discovery once again led Friday cable, with GOLD RUSH up 0.03 to 0.97, and TREASURE QUEST also up 0.03 to 0.47.  Both of ESPN’s NBA games were in the Top 4, Golden State vs. Boston at 0.74, and Clippers vs. Sacramento at 0.53.  Fox News found a new way to capitalize on Donald Trump’s election, with a tour of Trump Tower titled OBJECTIFIED at 0.53, and THE O’REILLY FACTOR was also in the Top 10 at 0.31.  Disney Channel had a trio of early morning shows in the Top 10: LION GUARD down 0.08 to 0.35, DOC MCSTUFFINS up a tick to 0.35, and MICKEY’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND at 0.34.  HGTV’s HOUSE HUNTERS and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL were both at 0.31, respectively up 0.08 and 0.04.  On Food Network, two episodes of DINERS, DRIVE-INS & DIVES were at 0.31/0.30.  On We, MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP ticked up to 0.26, and MY LIFE IS A TELENOVELA was also up a hundredth to 0.06.  TLC’s KINDRED SPIRITS added a tick to 0.20, and A HAUNTING aired 2 episodes at 0.15/0.14, down from last week’s 0.17.  On Syfy, Z NATION fell 0.05 to 0.20, and VAN HELSING was down 0.03 to 0.14.  OWN’s FOR BETTER OR WORSE climbed 0.03 to 0.20. Without a REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER lead-in, TRACY ULLMAN’S SHOW plunged by a tenth to 0.06.  IFC’s 2 episodes of COMEDY BANG BANG were at 0.04/104K and 0.03/73K, a bit above last week’s 0.03/0.01.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Friday November 18, 2016 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 GOLD RUSH DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 61 0.97 3,201
2 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: GOLDEN STATE/BOSTON ESPN 8:05 PM 150 0.74 1,961
3 OBJECTIFIED: DONALD TRUMP FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.53 4,029
4 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: LA CLIPPERS/SACRAMENTO ESPN 10:35 PM 164 0.53 1,281
5 TREASURE QUEST: SNAKE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:01 PM 61 0.47 1,432
6 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:19 AM 60 0.37 832
7 LION GUARD DISNEY CHANNEL 9:00 AM 25 0.35 1,192
8 DOC MCSTUFFINS DISNEY CHANNEL 9:30 AM 25 0.35 1,063
9 THE OREILLY FACTOR FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.31 3,546
10 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.31 1,410
11 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.31 1,346
12 DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.31 1,035
13 NBA PRE-GAME    L ESPN 7:00 PM 65 0.30 725
14 PARADISE RUN NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.30 1,647
15 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.30 759
16 SHIMMER AND SHINE NICKELODEON 11:00 AM 30 0.28 987
17 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.28 2,819
18 KELLY FILE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.27 2,858
19 GIRL MEETS WORLD DISNEY CHANNEL 8:30 PM 30 0.27 1,212
20 MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP: RS WETV 9:00 PM 60 0.26 573
21 LIV & MADDIE: CALI STYLE DISNEY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 30 0.25 1,122
22 MIGHTY MAGISWORDS THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:30 PM 30 0.25 1,063
23 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.25 3,052
24 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.24 2,917
25 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.24 542
26 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.24 535
27 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.23 2,188
28 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.23 2,047
29 CLARENCE THE CARTOON NETWORK 5:30 PM 30 0.22 1,003
30 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.22 483
31 SPORTSNATION        L ESPN 4:00 PM 30 0.22 491
32 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.21 533
33 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.21 1,849
34 KINDRED SPIRITS TLC 10:02 PM 61 0.20 637
35 Z NATION SYFY 9:00 PM 60 0.20 768
36 LIVE PD: 5 LIVE PD A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 120 0.20 786
37 FOR BETTER OR WORSE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.20 736
38 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.20 2,114
39 LIVE PD: 5 LIVE PD HISTORY 9:00 PM 120 0.19 606
40 ELEAGUE TBS NETWORK 10:00 PM 107 0.19 402
41 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.19 1,886
42 SPIKE TV MOVIE: JOE DIRT 2 SPIKE TV 9:00 PM 150 0.18 428
43 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.18 1,512
44 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.18 1,719
45 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.18 417
46 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.18 1,620
47 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.18 420
48 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   L ESPN 1:30 PM 30 0.18 358
49 TANKED ANIMAL PLANET 10:00 PM 60 0.18 479
50 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.17 1,797
51 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.17 738
52 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.17 397
53 HIS & HERS  L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.17 353
54 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.17 1,966
55 P. KING DUCKLING DISNEY JUNIOR 5:00 PM 25 0.17 744
56 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: UNLV/BOISE STATE ESPN2 9:00 PM 208 0.17 763
57 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.16 1,019
58 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.16 762
59 SUSPICION INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.16 619
60 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.16 405
61 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.16 1,532
62 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.16 1,264
63 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.15 934
64 HAUNTING: BACK FROM THE D TLC 8:00 PM 61 0.15 484
65 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.15 303
66 HAUNTING, A TLC 9:01 PM 61 0.14 509
67 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.14 731
68 NFL INSIDERS  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.14 340
69 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.14 788
70 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.14 801
71 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.14 727
72 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.14 860
73 VAN HELSING SYFY 10:00 PM 60 0.14 604
74 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.13 1,096
75 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.13 871
76 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.13 1,070
77 ALL DEF COMEDY HBO PRIME 10:00 PM 52 0.12 293
78 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.12 679
79 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.12 738
80 LODGE, THE DISNEY CHANNEL 5:00 PM 30 0.12 684
81 E! NEWS E! 11:00 PM 65 0.11 287
82 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.11 769
83 WOLF CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.11 681
84 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: MICHIGAN/SMU ESPN2 7:00 PM 120 0.11 339
85 RIDE ALONG 2 HBO PRIME 8:15 PM 101 0.11 242
86 MARRIED TO MED:HOUSTON BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.11 298
87 MINORITY REPORT: MINORITY REPORT HBO PRIME 11:30 PM 145 0.11 258
88 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.11 629
89 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.10 708
90 MEET THE BROWN BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 7:13 PM 37 0.10 281
91 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN2 12:28 AM 41 0.10 296
92 MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORN L: N/A ESPN2 6:00 AM 180 0.10 279
93 NCWTS RACING L: HOMESTEAD FOX SPORTS 1 8:00 PM 134 0.10 581
94 MEET THE BROWN BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 6:36 PM 37 0.10 253
95 ADDICTION IN AMERICA SPX BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 30 0.09 297
96 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.09 288
97 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.09 461
98 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 558
99 FOOTBALL LIFE NFL NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.09 223
100 WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 2:00 AM 60 0.08 210
101 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.08 664
102 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.08 1,029
103 HARRY POTTER ORDER PHOENI: HARRY POTTER ORDER PHOENI HBO PRIME 1:50 PM 138 0.08 176
104 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 319
105 NASCAR SPRINT CUP QUAL L NBC SPORTS NETWORK 6:01 PM 89 0.08 503
106 VICE NEWS TONIGHT HBO PRIME 7:30 PM 27 0.08 233
107 WITH ALL DUE RESPECT MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.08 683
108 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.07 280
109 YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, T POP 7:00 PM 60 0.07 474
110 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 1:09 AM 21 0.07 184
111 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 5:00 PM 60 0.07 142
112 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.07 519
113 POINT BREAK (2015) HBO PRIME 4:15 PM 114 0.06 145
114 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: VILLANOVA/WAKE FOREST ESPN2 1:30 PM 120 0.06 135
115 TRACEY ULLMANS SHOW HBO PRIME 11:00 PM 29 0.06 209
116 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.06 505
117 NCWTS POST RACE SHOW L FOX SPORTS 1 10:14 PM 16 0.06 250
118 MSNBC LIVE W/ T.HALL MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.06 451
119 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.06 285
120 TOYMAKERZ VELOCITY 8:00 PM 60 0.06 249
121 COLL BKBL SCOREBOARD  L ESPN2 6:36 PM 24 0.06 170
122 UP TO THE MINUTE NFL NETWORK 4:00 PM 60 0.06 151
123 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.06 685
124 MY LIFE IS A TELENOVELA WETV 11:00 PM 60 0.06 118
125 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.06 457
126 TOP 10 NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.06 156
127 BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, T POP 6:30 PM 30 0.06 305
128 FACING ADDICTION VH1 8:00 PM 30 0.05 140
129 FACING ADDICTION MTV 8:00 PM 30 0.05 126
130 IT TAKES A KILLER OXYGEN MEDIA 11:00 PM 30 0.05 306
131 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.05 454
132 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 1:00 AM 60 0.05 424
133 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: PITTSBURGH/MARQUETTE ESPN2 4:30 PM 126 0.05 148
134 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.KORNACKI MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.05 525
135 PAYDAY VICELAND 9:00 PM 60 0.05 105
136 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.05 226
137 MSNBC LIVE W/ T. ROBERTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.05 423
138 TWO MILLION YEAR OLD BOY NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHNL 7:00 PM 30 0.05 260
139 WWE RAW – EN ESP: N/A NBC UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 180 0.05 109
140 SAFARI BROTHERS NAT GEO WILD 10:00 PM 60 0.05 220
141 FANTASY AND FRIENDS NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.05 114
142 MSNBC LIVE W/K.SNOW MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.05 461
143 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 12:00 PM 90 0.05 115
144 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.04 145
145 HBO FIRST LOOK HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 14 0.04 121
146 FACING ADDICTION CMT 8:00 PM 30 0.04 119
147 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 11:00 AM 60 0.04 109
148 NCWTS SETUP L FOX SPORTS 1 7:30 PM 30 0.04 179
149 ALASKA FLIP N MOVE DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.04 306
150 COMEDY BANG! BANG! IFC TV 11:00 PM 30 0.04 102

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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.