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February 21, 2017
 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.17.2017

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NETWORK FINALS:  LAST MAN STANDING, HAWAII 5-0 and SHARK TANK gained 0.1 in final numbers.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

Final Bcast 2017 Feb 17.FRI

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Discovery’s GOLD RUSH remained at the top of Friday cable, even though it fell 0.11 to 0.96, and lead-out THE WHEEL was down 0.09 to 0.34.  A pair of NBA ALL-STAR WEEKEND events were in the Top 10, a 0.74 telecast on ESPN and the 0.48 RISING STARS game on TNT; in addition, a PBA BOWLING show unusually hit the Top 10 for ESPN at 0.38.  HBO’s REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER, sparked by a much-publicized segment with Milo Yiannopoulos, rose 0.07 to 0.56. Bravo’s MARRIED TO MEDICINE gained 0.06 to 0.40.  On Lifetime, BRING IT and THE RAP GAME were both at 0.40, respectively steady and down 0.02.  A&E’s LIVE PD ticked up to 0.35.  Food Network’s DINERS, DRIVE-INS & DIVES also added a tick for 0.34.  On HGTV, MY LOTTERY DREAM HOUSE joined the up-a-tick group at 0.32, HOUSE HUNTERS INTL lost a tick to 0.28, and HOUSE HUNTERS fell 0.11 to 0.26.  MTV’s RIDICULOUSNESS was at 0.23/0.20, compared to last week’s 0.32/0.28.  We’s MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP climbed 0.04 to 0.20.  On TLC, PARANORMAL LOCKDOWN dropped 0.04 to 0.18, and the UNLOCKED after-show was down 0.02 to 0.15.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Final Cable 2017 Feb 17.FRI

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Friday February 17, 2017 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 GOLD RUSH DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.96 3,424
2 NBA ALL-STAR EVENT      L: CELEBRITY GAME ESPN 6:59 PM 125 0.74 1,707
3 REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBO PRIME 10:00 PM 57 0.56 2,133
4 NBA ALLSTAR RISING STARS: RISING STARS CHALLENGE TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:00 PM 123 0.48 1,156
5 MARRIED TO MEDICINE BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.40 986
6 BRING IT! LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 62 0.40 997
7 RAP GAME LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:02 PM 60 0.40 960
8 PBA BOWLING ESPN 9:04 PM 116 0.38 834
9 CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 108 0.36 928
10 LIVE PD: 18 LIVE PD A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 180 0.35 1,014
11 DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.34 1,002
12 WHEEL, THE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.34 1,250
13 MY LOTTERY DREAM HOME HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.32 1,386
14 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.29 2,302
15 INSIDE THE NBA ALLSTAR TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 11:03 PM 38 0.28 672
16 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.28 1,374
17 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 59 0.28 624
18 THE OREILLY FACTOR SPCL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.28 3,069
19 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.28 694
20 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.27 2,610
21 STUCK IN THE MIDDLE DISNEY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 27 0.26 1,369
22 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.26 1,423
23 PJ MASKS DISNEY CHANNEL 10:00 AM 25 0.26 911
24 PUP STAR DISNEY CHANNEL 8:30 PM 100 0.26 1,400
25 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.25 1,239
26 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.25 2,388
27 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.24 2,713
28 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.24 2,335
29 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.23 1,277
30 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.23 1,151
31 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN9 MTV 8:40 PM 40 0.23 466
32 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.22 1,878
33 SHIMMER AND SHINE NICKELODEON 11:00 AM 30 0.22 1,007
34 FIRST 100 DAYS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.22 2,195
35 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.22 421
36 FORBIDDEN: DYING FOR LOVE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.22 844
37 STEVEN UNIVERSE THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:00 PM 15 0.22 1,018
38 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.22 907
39 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.21 1,305
40 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.21 2,166
41 SMERCONISH CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.21 1,056
42 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.21 2,047
43 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.21 1,028
44 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.20 1,977
45 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.20 955
46 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN9 MTV 8:00 PM 40 0.20 437
47 MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP: RS WETV 9:00 PM 65 0.20 463
48 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.20 1,069
49 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:00 PM 60 0.20 490
50 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.20 2,434
51 BREAK HBO PRIME 9:48 PM 12 0.20 557
52 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.19 1,833
53 WOLF CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.19 987
54 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.19 1,932
55 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.19 1,747
56 MAMA JUNE FIRST LOOK WETV 10:05 PM 13 0.19 442
57 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.19 1,973
58 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.19 1,670
59 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.19 418
60 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.19 1,873
61 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.18 432
62 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.18 1,332
63 LIV & MADDIE: CALI STYLE DISNEY CHANNEL 5:30 PM 30 0.18 1,012
64 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.18 978
65 PARANORMAL LOCKDOWN TLC 9:01 PM 61 0.18 549
66 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.18 442
67 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.17 1,613
68 RIDE NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 30 0.17 918
69 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.17 341
70 AT THIS HOUR CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.17 876
71 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.16 357
72 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.16 852
73 NBA: THE JUMP  L ESPN 3:00 PM 90 0.15 344
74 MIGHTY MAGISWORDS THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:45 PM 15 0.15 745
75 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.15 1,410
76 PARANORMAL LOCK: UNLOCKED TLC 10:02 PM 61 0.15 456
77 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.15 1,095
78 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.15 332
79 VICE NEWS TONIGHT HBO PRIME 7:31 PM 24 0.14 387
80 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.13 841
81 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.13 303
82 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.13 286
83 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.12 673
84 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.12 792
85 NFL INSIDERS  L ESPN 1:30 PM 30 0.12 268
86 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.12 758
87 TANKED SPECIALS ANIMAL PLANET 9:00 PM 60 0.12 410
88 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.12 269
89 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.11 278
90 WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 2:00 AM 60 0.11 279
91 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.11 580
92 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.11 932
93 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.11 247
94 FASHION POLICE WEEKLY E! 8:00 PM 60 0.11 459
95 HUNTSMAN, THE:WINTERS WAR HBO PRIME 5:35 PM 114 0.10 351
96 GREATEST EVER TRUTV 11:30 PM 30 0.10 219
97 MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORN L: N/A ESPN2 6:00 AM 240 0.10 251
98 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.10 914
99 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.10 1,068
100 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.10 742
101 NASCAR M.E. CUP FIN PRA L FOX SPORTS 1 6:30 PM 60 0.09 524
102 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.09 736
103 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.09 776
104 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.09 692
105 FOR THE RECORD W/GRETA MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.09 923
106 MSNBC LIVE W/K.SNOW MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.08 704
107 CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE HBO PRIME 10:40 AM 108 0.08 257
108 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 10:00 AM 60 0.08 161
109 TEXAS FLIP AND MOVE DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.08 507
110 CONCACAF SUB-20: MEXICO / ANTIGUA Y BARBUDA UNIVISION DEPORTES 9:00 PM 121 0.07 177
111 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.07 325
112 59TH GRAMMY AWARDS (2017): 59TH GRAMMY AWARDS (2017) POP 8:00 PM 210 0.07 276
113 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 11:00 AM 60 0.07 150
114 IT TAKES A KILLER OXYGEN MEDIA 11:00 PM 31 0.07 250
115 SNAKE CITY NAT GEO WILD 10:00 PM 60 0.07 207
116 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.KORNACKI MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.07 775
117 HOW IT REALLY HAPPENED HLN 9:00 PM 60 0.07 326
118 NFL INSIDERS ESPN2 3:00 PM 30 0.07 169
119 E! NEWS E! 11:02 PM 62 0.06 226
120 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.06 180
121 DARKNESS, THE MAXPRIME 8:00 PM 92 0.06 288
122 FIRST TAKE ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.06 166
123 WORLD STAR TV MTV2 11:00 PM 30 0.06 132
124 NAKED SCIENCE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:30 PM 30 0.06 443
125 NASCAR RACE HUB WKND ED L FOX SPORTS 1 6:00 PM 30 0.06 422
126 NASCAR M.E. CUP PRAC L FOX SPORTS 1 5:00 PM 60 0.06 432
127 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.06 208
128 NAKED SCIENCE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 30 0.06 345
129 ATOMIC PUPPET DISNEY XD 3:00 PM 30 0.06 218
130 NFL LIVE ESPN2 3:30 PM 60 0.06 169
131 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 221
132 WWE RAW – EN ESP: N/A NBC UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 180 0.05 122
133 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: VCU/RICHMOND ESPN2 9:05 PM 129 0.05 234
134 ANIMAL NATION ANIMAL PLANET 10:00 PM 60 0.05 254
135 LAS NOTICI..CON D.MAERKER GALAVISION 11:02 PM 47 0.05 138
136 ALL DEF DIGITAL MTV2 11:30 PM 30 0.05 109
137 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.05 212
138 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 1:00 PM 60 0.05 124
139 WEDDING SINGER, THE HBO PRIME 2:00 PM 97 0.05 112
140 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.05 232
141 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 6:30 PM 30 0.05 162
142 STIR OF ECHOES MAXPRIME 9:35 PM 99 0.05 174
143 RISE VICELAND 10:00 PM 60 0.05 91
144 CONCACAF SUB-20 UNIVISION DEPORTES 6:30 PM 119 0.04 82
145 DAN LE BATARD SHOW L ESPN2 12:00 PM 60 0.04 94
146 SNAKE CITY: BITES BACK NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 60 0.04 165
147 UNIVISON DEPORTES FC UNIVISION DEPORTES 8:29 PM 31 0.04 96
148 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.04 232
149 AMHQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.04 234
150 BRIDE OF CHUCKY MAXPRIME 6:30 PM 89 0.04 116

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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.