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December 15, 2020

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 12.11.2020

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  SHARK TANK, DATELINE and WWE SMACKDOWN gained 0.1 in final numbers.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Discovery’s GOLD RUSH led Friday cable at 0.51/0.36/0.18, compared to last week’s 0.51/0.35/0.20.  ESPN’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL game was at 0.33, and a PRESEASON NBA game was at 0.24.  Cable news was topped by CNN’s ANDERSON COOPER 360 at 0.32/0.50/2.5M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.27/0.45/2.7M, and Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.20/0.36/3.2M.  We’s LOVE AFTER LOCKUP dropped 0.05 to 0.23.  On HGTV, MY LOTTERY DREAM HOME slipped 0.02 to 0.19, HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was at 0.17, HOUSE HUNTERS was at 0.12, and BIGGEST LITTLE XMAS SHOW was down 0.02 to 0.12.  A&E’s LIVE RESCUE gained 0.02 to 0.19.  History’s ANCIENT ALIENS ticked up to 0.19.  On OWN, READY TO LOVE lost 0.02 to 0.09, and PUT A RING ON IT was steady at 0.08. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Friday December 11, 2020 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 GOLD RUSH DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 68 0.51 2,327
2 GOLD RUSH: WHITE WATER DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:08 PM 67 0.36 1,646
3 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: ARIZONA ST/ARIZONA ESPN 7:00 PM 206 0.33 1,023
4 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.32 2,511
5 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.30 2,741
6 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.29 2,424
7 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.28 2,075
8 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.27 3,724
9 NBA PRE-SEASON    L: SACRAMENTO/PORTLAND ESPN 10:32 PM 148 0.24 583
10 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.24 2,105
11 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.23 746
12 LOVE AFTER LOCKUP WETV 9:00 PM 61 0.23 684
13 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.22 1,396
14 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.20 1,916
15 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.20 3,197
16 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.20 1,918
17 MLDH HOLIDAY HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.19 1,238
18 LIVE RESCUE: 64 LIVE RESCUE A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 180 0.19 715
19 ANCIENT ALIENS HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.19 927
20 DDD REPACK FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.19 825
21 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.18 1,758
22 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.18 3,067
23 LATE MOVIE: DADDY?S HOME 2 FREEFORM 11:55 PM 125 0.18 424
24 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.18 2,461
25 GOLD RUSH: THE DIRT DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:15 PM 60 0.18 908
26 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.17 1,584
27 FIRST 48 AC A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 58 0.17 776
28 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.17 1,541
29 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:31 PM 30 0.17 1,064
30 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.17 1,446
31 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.17 2,216
32 90 DAY FIANCE: 1ST LOOK TLC 10:00 PM 30 0.16 853
33 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.16 461
34 BABY SHARK?S BIG SHOW! NICKELODEON 12:30 PM 30 0.16 723
35 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.15 1,294
36 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.15 366
37 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 30 0.15 910
38 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.14 1,242
39 DC HOLIDAY HOUSE PARTY DISNEY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 24 0.14 485
40 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.14 2,040
41 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.14 1,317
42 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.13 2,536
43 B1G MENS BASKETBALL L: IOWA STATE / IOWA BIG TEN NETWORK 9:00 PM 126 0.13 434
44 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.13 2,854
45 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.13 1,227
46 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.13 1,850
47 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.13 2,220
48 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.13 2,144
49 BIGGEST LITTLE XMAS SHOWD HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 61 0.12 699
50 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.12 2,311
51 MOVIE- ACQUIRED PREM: INN LOVE BY CHRISTMAS LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 125 0.12 1,107
52 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN19 MTV 11:00 PM 30 0.12 364
53 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.12 2,214
54 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.12 388
55 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.12 1,535
56 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.11 292
57 SPOOKLEY SQUARE P & CHRIS DISNEY JUNIOR 8:00 PM 50 0.11 328
58 TYLER PERRY?S MADEA CHRIS: TYLER PERRY?S MADEA CHRIS TBS NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.11 458
59 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.10 373
60 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.10 251
61 ADVENTURES OF PADDINGTON NICK JR 8:30 PM 30 0.10 383
62 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.10 291
63 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.10 1,316
64 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.10 1,043
65 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN 2:00 PM 30 0.09 227
66 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.09 1,146
67 PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 12:00 PM 30 0.09 525
68 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 2:30 PM 30 0.09 230
69 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.09 1,382
70 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.09 1,432
71 GREG KELLY REPORTS NEWSMAX TV 7:00 PM 60 0.09 844
72 JUST ROLL WITH IT DISNEY CHANNEL 8:24 PM 24 0.09 348
73 BLUEY DISNEY CHANNEL 10:34 AM 23 0.09 364
74 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.09 324
75 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.09 1,488
76 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.09 1,334
77 MSNBC LIVE W/A.MOHYELDIN MSNBC 3:43 PM 17 0.09 1,420
78 READY TO LOVE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.09 337
79 SPOOKLEY SQUARE P & CHRIS DISNEY JUNIOR 11:00 AM 45 0.08 344
80 NBA PRESEASON   L: HOUSTON/CHICAGO NBA-TV 8:00 PM 150 0.08 279
81 PUT A RING ON IT OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.08 263
82 BILL HEMMER REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.08 1,382
83 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.08 1,306
84 MICKEY MOUSE MIXED-UP ADV DISNEY CHANNEL 8:30 AM 25 0.08 325
85 PARANORMAL CAUGHT ON CAM TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.08 385
86 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.08 1,390
87 DISNEY CHANNEL?S EPIC HOL DISNEY CHANNEL 8:48 PM 49 0.08 319
88 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.08 1,148
89 YOUNG SHELDON NICK-AT-NITE 9:30 PM 30 0.08 398
90 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.08 1,572
91 OSBOURNES BELIEVE REPACK: SKOA-1R2R02H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.08 301
92 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 2:56 PM 47 0.07 1,367
93 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 56 0.07 1,207
94 UNDISPUTED L: 1063 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.07 133
95 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.07 1,294
96 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.07 228
97 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.07 176
98 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.07 1,090
99 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 796
100 ASTRONAUTS NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.07 319
101 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.07 1,070
102 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: OMAHA/KANSAS ESPN2 7:00 PM 120 0.06 252
103 PINEY: THE LONESOME PINE DISNEY CHANNEL 8:01 AM 29 0.06 267
104 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.06 137
105 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.06 166
106 JOHN BACHMAN NOW NEWSMAX TV 12:00 PM 60 0.06 426
107 CHRISTMAS COOKIE CHLG COOKING CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.06 215
108 CHRISTMAS COOKIE CHLG COOKING CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.06 249
109 HERD L: 1375 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.06 158
110 PREMIER LEAGUE L: WEST HAM/LEEDS NBC SPORTS NETWORK 2:54 PM 134 0.06 174
111 HOME & FAMILY: N/A HALLMARK CHANNEL 10:00 AM 120 0.06 346
112 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.06 1,139
113 YOUNG SHELDON NICK-AT-NITE 9:00 PM 30 0.06 301
114 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.06 589
115 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.06 1,226
116 SPICER & CO NEWSMAX TV 6:00 PM 60 0.06 469
117 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.05 113
118 COMEDY CENTRAL STAND-UP COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 60 0.05 181
119 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN2 12:00 AM 60 0.05 179
120 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.05 128
121 STINCHFIELD NEWSMAX TV 8:00 PM 60 0.05 590
122 ROADKILL GARAGE MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 30 0.05 282
123 CHRIS SALCEDO SHOW, THE NEWSMAX TV 5:00 PM 60 0.05 430
124 BKBL CLASSIC: IOWA BIG TEN NETWORK 11:06 PM 60 0.05 133
125 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 149
126 HOWIE CARR SHOW, THE NEWSMAX TV 4:00 PM 60 0.05 379
127 COLL BSKTBL: BIG EAST L: VILLANOVA/GEORGETOWN FOX SPORTS 1 7:00 PM 120 0.05 269
128 LAS VERDADERAS MUJERES DISCOVERY EN ESPANOL 10:00 PM 60 0.05 175
129 FAMILY CHANTEL: MORE TO L TLC 10:30 PM 60 0.05 389
130 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.05 136
131 CHRISTMAS COOKIE CHLG COOKING CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.05 223
132 DATELINE: SECRETS UNCOVRD OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.05 279
133 POP TV MOVIES: BREAKFAST CLUB,THE POP 8:00 PM 150 0.05 156
134 CHRISTMAS COOKIE CHLG COOKING CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.04 215
135 CHRISTMAS COOKIE CHLG COOKING CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.04 232
136 DC HOLIDAY HOUSE PARTY DISNEY CHANNEL 10:53 PM 31 0.04 187
137 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 198
138 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 208
139 AMERICAN AGENDA: N/A NEWSMAX TV 2:00 PM 120 0.04 299
140 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 3:00 PM 30 0.04 87
141 NBA TEAM PREVIEW NBA-TV 10:30 PM 15 0.04 107
142 ELEAGUE TBS NETWORK 12:00 AM 60 0.04 82
143 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 202
144 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   L ESPN2 3:30 PM 30 0.04 96
145 LA PEOR PESADILLA DISCOVERY EN ESPANOL 9:00 PM 60 0.04 130
146 NFL LIVE ESPN2 1:00 AM 60 0.04 100
147 ASTRONAUTS NICKTOONS 11:30 PM 30 0.03 86
148 NATIONAL REPORT: N/A NEWSMAX TV 9:00 AM 180 0.03 414
149 NFL GAMEDAY VIEW NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.03 129
150 EXPRESS, THE: EXPRESS, THE NFL NETWORK 9:00 PM 180 0.03 122

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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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