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February 16, 2021

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.12.2021

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  There was a significant adjustment (to the next tenth) for WWE SMACKDOWN.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s NBA doubleheader was at 0.49/0.35.  Discovery’s GOLD RUSH was at 0.42/0.34/0.24 compared to last week’s 0.41/0.27.  Cable news was led by the CNN’s 5PM hour of impeachment coverage at 0.42/0.65/3.5M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.35/0.61/4.1M, and Fox News’s HANNITY at 0.20/0.32/3.1M.  Food Network’s DINERS, DRIVE-INS & DIVES rose 0.08 to 0.25.  On VH1, RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE was steady at 0.21, and UNTUCKED ticked up to 0.16.  History’s ANCIENT ALIENS was at 0.20.  HGTV’s SELF-MADE MANSIONS slipped 0.02 to 0.19.  We’s LOVE AFTER LOCKUP lost 0.03 to 0.18.  On HBO, REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER slid 0.02 to 0.14, and PAINTING WITH JOHN was steady at 0.03/171K.  A&E’s RESCUE CAM was at 0.10 compared to last week’s 0.12/0.11.  FX’s HIP-HOP UNCOVERED was at 0.10/0.10.  Lifetime’s LITTLE WOMEN was down 0.02 to 0.07. 

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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Friday February 12, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: MEMPHIS/LA LAKERS ESPN 10:04 PM 152 0.49 1,257
2 GOLD RUSH DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 69 0.42 2,048
3 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.42 3,466
4 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 6:00 PM 30 0.42 3,217
5 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.39 3,071
6 SITUATION ROOM CNN 7:00 PM 10 0.39 2,919
7 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:30 PM 30 0.36 2,741
8 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: NEW ORLEANS/DALLAS ESPN 7:44 PM 140 0.35 1,037
9 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:10 PM 50 0.35 2,784
10 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.35 4,147
11 GOLD RUSH: WHITE WATER DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:09 PM 68 0.34 1,637
12 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.32 2,576
13 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.31 2,188
14 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.31 2,369
15 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.31 2,345
16 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 12:36 AM 59 0.30 770
17 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.30 2,234
18 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.29 2,495
19 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.28 1,876
20 IMPEACHMENT ANALYSIS MSNBC 6:30 PM 30 0.28 3,191
21 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.27 1,880
22 IMPEACHMENT OF DONALDTRMP: HOUSE MANAGERS TAKE QUESTIONS MSNBC 3:55 PM 155 0.26 3,475
23 DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.25 1,035
24 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.24 2,882
25 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.24 2,660
26 GOLD RUSH:WHITE WATER SPC DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:17 PM 65 0.24 902
27 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.21 2,388
28 RUPAULS DRAG RACE 13 VH1 8:00 PM 90 0.21 500
29 IMPEACHMENT ANALYSIS MSNBC 3:18 PM 37 0.21 2,611
30 IMPEACHMENT OF DONALDTRMP MSNBC 12:00 PM 115 0.20 2,265
31 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.20 3,076
32 ANCIENT ALIENS: WILLIAM SHATNER MEETS ANCT A 190 HISTORY 9:00 PM 125 0.20 950
33 IMPEACHMENT ANALYSIS MSNBC 1:55 PM 39 0.19 2,409
34 SELF-MADE MANSIONS HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:03 PM 60 0.19 1,177
35 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.19 3,269
36 NBA COURTSIDE  L ESPN 7:30 PM 14 0.19 495
37 LOVE AFTER LOCKUP WETV 10:01 PM 10 0.18 602
38 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.18 1,319
39 LOVE AFTER LOCKUP WETV 9:00 PM 61 0.18 601
40 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.18 1,426
41 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.18 2,647
42 IMPEACHMENT OF DONALDTRMP MSNBC 2:34 PM 44 0.18 2,314
43 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.18 2,370
44 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 1:35 AM 60 0.17 373
45 NASCAR TRUCKS RACING L: DAYTONA FOX SPORTS 1 7:26 PM 170 0.17 1,065
46 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.17 2,900
47 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.16 532
48 NBA PRE-GAME    L ESPN 7:00 PM 30 0.16 375
49 UNTUCKED 12 VH1 9:30 PM 30 0.16 377
50 ARE YOU AFRAID NEW NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 60 0.15 503
51 SENATE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.15 2,304
52 SENATE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.15 2,008
53 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.14 395
54 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.14 1,285
55 SENATE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.14 2,415
56 REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBO PRIME 10:01 PM 58 0.14 1,196
57 SENATE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.14 2,091
58 MUPPET BABIES DISNEY JUNIOR 6:00 PM 25 0.14 503
59 SENATE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.14 2,328
60 ANCIENT ALIENS HISTORY 8:00 PM 58 0.13 712
61 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 17 0.13 2,261
62 IMPEACHMENT ANALYSIS MSNBC 9:00 AM 90 0.13 1,699
63 IMPEACHMENT ANALYSIS MSNBC 10:30 AM 90 0.13 1,806
64 FIRST 48 AC A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 59 0.13 517
65 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.12 348
66 BLUEY DISNEY CHANNEL 11:03 AM 22 0.12 422
67 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.12 1,080
68 90 DAY FIANCE: 1ST LOOK TLC 10:00 PM 36 0.12 782
69 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.12 300
70 SENATE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:17 PM 11 0.11 1,815
71 FOX NEWS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.11 1,866
72 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:28 PM 32 0.11 1,790
73 FOOD PARADISE FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.11 439
74 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.11 346
75 RESCUE CAM A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 31 0.10 466
76 HIP HOP UNCOVERED FX 9:00 PM 79 0.10 262
77 DPLUS FL: 90D LOVE AT 1ST TLC 10:36 PM 24 0.10 694
78 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.10 773
79 HIP HOP UNCOVERED FX 10:19 PM 75 0.10 235
80 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.10 1,286
81 SECRETS OF SULPHUR SPRING DISNEY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 25 0.09 375
82 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 2:30 PM 30 0.09 247
83 BUNKD DISNEY CHANNEL 7:30 PM 30 0.09 326
84 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN 2:00 PM 30 0.09 242
85 MORNING JOE: SECOND IMPEACHMENT OF DONALD TRUMP MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.09 1,437
86 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.09 213
87 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 219
88 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.09 327
89 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.08 313
90 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.08 1,428
91 COMEDY CENTRAL STAND-UP COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 60 0.08 194
92 BLUES CLUES & YOU NICKELODEON 11:00 AM 30 0.08 308
93 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.08 242
94 T.O.T.S. DISNEY CHANNEL 9:30 AM 23 0.08 271
95 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.08 1,400
96 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.08 1,336
97 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.08 1,363
98 LIGA MX: TIJUANA VS LEON FOX DEPORTES 9:48 PM 150 0.08 161
99 BUBBLE GUPPIES NICKELODEON 11:30 AM 30 0.08 361
100 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.08 573
101 LITTLE WOMEN ATL LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 93 0.07 335
102 DEER SQUAD NICKELODEON 9:00 AM 30 0.07 275
103 DEER SQUAD NICK JR 8:00 PM 30 0.07 279
104 BELOW DECK BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.07 299
105 BIG SCREEN MOVIE: LOVE, SIMON FREEFORM 8:30 PM 150 0.07 180
106 AMC MOVIE: HOME AGAIN AMC 10:45 PM 135 0.07 261
107 MOVIE- LMN ACQUIRED PREM: GALENTINES DAY NIGHTMARE LIFETIME MOVIE NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.07 359
108 NASCAR RACEDAY:TRCKS L FOX SPORTS 1 6:30 PM 56 0.06 388
109 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.06 1,128
110 PGA TOUR: AT&T PEBBLE BCH PRO-AM GOLF CHANNEL 2:58 PM 182 0.06 661
111 FOX DEPORTES EN VIVO ESP FOX DEPORTES 12:18 AM 19 0.06 90
112 LIGA MX L: PUEBLA / JUAREZ TUDN 8:00 PM 145 0.06 153
113 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN20 MTV 11:00 PM 30 0.06 163
114 CHOPPED COOKING CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.06 200
115 FIRST 48 AC A&E NETWORK 1:03 AM 59 0.06 225
116 LWATL UNFILTERED LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:33 PM 30 0.05 277
117 GHOSTED SSN 2B MTV 7:00 PM 60 0.05 136
118 TENNIS: AUSTRALIAN OPEN L: THIRD ROUND ESPN2 9:12 PM 309 0.05 299
119 UNDISPUTED L: 1107 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.05 140
120 CHOPPED COOKING CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.05 215
121 DESTINATION FEAR REPACK: TTOT-2R4R01H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 240 0.05 198
122 LIGA MX L: MAZATALAN / ATLETICO SAN LUIS TUDN 10:25 PM 125 0.05 115
123 NASCAR TRUCKS QUALIFY L FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 96 0.05 218
124 MASTER MINDS GSN 4:00 PM 30 0.05 603
125 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.05 339
126 B1G MENS BASKETBALL L: ILLINOIS / NEBRASKA BIG TEN NETWORK 9:11 PM 147 0.05 260
127 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 220
128 CHOPPED COOKING CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.04 151
129 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.04 801
130 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.04 296
131 BELOW DECK BRAVO 7:00 PM 60 0.04 164
132 ELEAGUE TBS NETWORK 12:00 AM 60 0.04 106
133 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.04 299
134 FAST MONEY CNBC 5:00 PM 30 0.04 195
135 GOLF CENTRAL-POST GOLF CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.04 229
136 ARE YOU AFRAID NEW NICKTOONS 11:00 PM 60 0.04 106
137 BELOW DECK BRAVO 6:00 PM 60 0.04 130
138 BELOW DECK BRAVO 5:00 PM 60 0.04 117
139 PEOPLE PUZZLER GSN 6:00 PM 30 0.04 390
140 LINCOLN: LINCOLN HBO PRIME 3:20 PM 150 0.04 130
141 SQUAWK ALLEY CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.04 271
142 CHOPPED COOKING CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.03 123
143 ALL ACC L ESPN2 10:00 AM 60 0.03 111
144 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 169
145 NASCAR RACE HUB WKND ED D FOX SPORTS 1 5:30 PM 60 0.03 263
146 AFTERNOON MOVIE: ROLL BOUNCE FREEFORM 4:00 PM 150 0.03 110
147 OPTIONS ACTION CNBC 5:30 PM 30 0.03 184
148 NASCAR XFINITY PRACTICE L FOX SPORTS 1 4:36 PM 54 0.03 239
149 ROADKILL GARAGE MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 30 0.03 179
150 JOHN BACHMAN NOW: N/A NEWSMAX TV 12:00 PM 120 0.03 416

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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. Augus

    Do you have ‘Remedy (Ovation at 12:00pm and 1:00pm)’ season premiere ratings, please? Thanks Mitch!


  2. 69 Road Runner

    Shark Tank is making almost every other show look like chum! 😉


  3. Destiny

    Considering the population of America the numbers above for the Impeachment are awful and show that very few people care. If anything it also shows that the process is in urgent need of reform as it seems pointless to have days of trials only to have someone acquitted because they don’t have a 2/3 majority. Just change it to a simple majority or something so viewers have a more exciting time watching if its unpredictable.

    Now I guess we have another impeachment circus to look forward too in 2022 if the GOP take the House. The GOP have already said they want Harris, and probably will try Biden too. Its comical how bad politics is these days.


  4. Brianna

    Do you have the ratings for Belle Collective on OWN? Thanks!



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