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February 27, 2017
 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.24.2017

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NETWORK FINALS:  LAST MAN STANDING and SHARK TANK gained 0.1 in final numbers.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

Final Bcast 2017 Feb 24.FRI

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Discovery’s GOLD RUSH again topped Friday cable, up 0.05 from last week to 1.01, with lead-out THE WHEEL up 0.06 to 0.40.  ESPN’s NBA doubleheader featured San Antonio vs. Clippers at 0.61, and Boston vs. Toronto at 0.51.  HBO’s REAL TIME sank 0.09 from last week’s headline-earning episode to 0.47.  We had an unusually high-rated show with MAMA JUNE FROM NOT TO HOT at 0.45, way up from its 0.17 (down 0.03) MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP lead-in. Nickelodeon’s afternoon LOUD HOUSE continued to make ratings noise at 0.39.  On Lifetime, BRING IT and THE RAP GAME were both at 0.38, both down 0.02 from last week.  Bravo’s MARRIED TO MEDICINE slipped 0.03 to 0.37.  On HGTV, MY LOTTERY DREAM HOUSE ticked up to 0.33.  A&E’s LIVE PD dropped 0.04 to 0.31.  Food Network’s DINERS, DRIVE-INS & DIVES lost 0.03 to 0.31.  MTV’s RIDICULOUSNESS was at 0.24, compared to last week’s 0.23/0.20.  Spike’s BELLATOR LIVE was at 0.19.  HBO’s VICE was at 0.18.  On TLC, PARANORMAL LOCKDOWN held at 0.18, and the UNLOCKED after-show was also steady at 0.15.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Final Cable 2017 Feb 24.FRI

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Friday February 24, 2017 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 GOLD RUSH DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 61 1.01 3,428
2 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: SAN ANTONIO/LA CLIPPERS ESPN 10:44 PM 149 0.61 1,537
3 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: CELTICS/RAPTORS ESPN 8:01 PM 163 0.51 1,267
4 REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBO PRIME 10:00 PM 57 0.47 1,869
5 MAMA JUNE FROM NOT TO HOT WETV 10:00 PM 71 0.45 1,423
6 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:13 AM 60 0.42 936
7 WHEEL, THE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:01 PM 60 0.40 1,407
8 LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 5:00 PM 30 0.39 1,915
9 BRING IT! LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 62 0.38 1,039
10 RAP GAME LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:02 PM 60 0.38 1,004
11 MARRIED TO MEDICINE BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.37 968
12 MY LOTTERY DREAM HOME HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.33 1,407
13 LIVE PD: 19 LIVE PD A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 180 0.31 1,034
14 DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.31 1,187
15 MICKEY AND THE ROADSTER DISNEY CHANNEL 10:00 AM 25 0.30 1,239
16 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.26 2,308
17 NCWTS RACING L: DAYTONA FOX SPORTS 1 7:35 PM 152 0.25 1,314
18 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.25 2,423
19 LION GUARD DISNEY CHANNEL 10:30 AM 25 0.24 1,050
20 NBA PRE-GAME    L ESPN 7:00 PM 61 0.24 522
21 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.24 1,121
22 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN9 MTV 8:00 PM 40 0.24 530
23 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.24 2,069
24 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.24 1,058
25 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.24 2,639
26 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.23 1,962
27 STEVEN UNIVERSE THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:00 PM 15 0.23 1,100
28 BUNKD DISNEY CHANNEL 6:00 PM 30 0.22 1,184
29 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.22 608
30 FORBIDDEN: DYING FOR LOVE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.22 799
31 FIRST 100 DAYS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.22 2,149
32 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.21 1,015
33 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.21 1,068
34 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.20 1,659
35 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.20 2,016
36 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.20 1,582
37 RIDE NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 30 0.20 993
38 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.20 1,972
39 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.20 1,992
40 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.20 2,547
41 LEGEND OF TARZAN, THE HBO PRIME 5:40 PM 110 0.20 502
42 CLARENCE THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:30 PM 30 0.19 847
43 THE OREILLY FACTOR FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.19 2,813
44 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.19 1,625
45 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.19 397
46 BELLATOR MMA LIVE SPIKE TV 9:00 PM 109 0.19 557
47 VICE HBO PRIME 11:00 PM 54 0.18 631
48 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.18 2,411
49 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.18 930
50 PARANORMAL LOCKDOWN TLC 9:01 PM 61 0.18 591
51 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.18 1,059
52 STUCK IN THE MIDDLE DISNEY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 27 0.18 994
53 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.18 1,539
54 SPORTSNATION        L ESPN 3:30 PM 60 0.17 334
55 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.17 1,492
56 MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP: RS WETV 9:00 PM 60 0.17 451
57 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.17 1,772
58 TANKED SPECIALS ANIMAL PLANET 10:00 PM 60 0.17 516
59 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.17 857
60 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.17 360
61 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.16 379
62 LIV & MADDIE: CALI STYLE DISNEY CHANNEL 5:30 PM 30 0.16 918
63 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.16 840
64 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.16 386
65 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.16 838
66 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.15 314
67 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.15 961
68 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.15 647
69 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.15 778
70 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.15 1,553
71 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.15 571
72 PARANORMAL LOCK: UNLOCKED TLC 10:02 PM 61 0.15 512
73 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.15 368
74 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.15 278
75 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.15 362
76 NFL INSIDERS  L ESPN 1:30 PM 30 0.15 286
77 WOLF CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.15 712
78 NBA: THE JUMP  L ESPN 3:00 PM 30 0.14 296
79 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.14 1,165
80 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.14 805
81 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.14 348
82 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.14 1,353
83 OCTONAUTS DISNEY JUNIOR 2:55 PM 25 0.14 518
84 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.13 281
85 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.13 753
86 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.13 775
87 NCWTS SETUP L FOX SPORTS 1 7:00 PM 35 0.12 565
88 FOR THE RECORD W/GRETA MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.12 852
89 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.12 332
90 GREATEST EVER TRUTV 11:30 PM 30 0.12 259
91 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.11 951
92 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.11 496
93 TEXAS FLIP AND MOVE DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.11 625
94 NASCAR M.E. CUP PRAC L FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 60 0.10 422
95 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 6:30 PM 30 0.10 214
96 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.10 791
97 BIG SCREEN MOVIE: WHIP IT FREEFORM 8:30 PM 150 0.09 257
98 NASCAR M.E. CUP PRAC L FOX SPORTS 1 1:00 PM 60 0.09 367
99 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.09 734
100 NASCAR RACE HUB WKND ED L FOX SPORTS 1 4:00 PM 30 0.08 367
101 NCWTS QUALIFYING L: DAYTONA FOX SPORTS 1 4:30 PM 120 0.08 378
102 HOW IT REALLY HAPPENED HLN 10:00 PM 60 0.08 365
103 MSNBC LIVE W/K.SNOW MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.08 698
104 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.KORNACKI MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.08 719
105 LAS NOTICI..CON D.MAERKER GALAVISION 11:02 PM 44 0.08 174
106 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.08 725
107 AROUND THE HORN ESPN2 6:00 PM 30 0.07 135
108 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN2 5:30 PM 30 0.07 128
109 IT TAKES A KILLER OXYGEN MEDIA 11:00 PM 30 0.07 334
110 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.07 703
111 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.07 671
112 HOW IT REALLY HAPPENED HLN 9:00 PM 60 0.07 356
113 NASCAR XFINITY FIN PRAC L FOX SPORTS 1 2:00 PM 60 0.07 324
114 MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORN L: N/A ESPN2 6:00 AM 240 0.07 187
115 SHOBOX: NEW GEN 2017 SHOWTIME PRIME 10:12 PM 27 0.07 165
116 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.07 647
117 E! NEWS E! 11:02 PM 60 0.07 236
118 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.07 245
119 SHOBOX: NEW GEN 2017 SHOWTIME PRIME 10:57 PM 43 0.07 212
120 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 1:00 PM 120 0.06 125
121 WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 2:00 AM 60 0.06 171
122 INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 3 HBO PRIME 4:00 PM 97 0.06 134
123 SHOBOX: NEW GEN 2017 SHOWTIME PRIME 10:39 PM 18 0.06 155
124 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 10:00 AM 60 0.06 150
125 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 11:00 AM 60 0.06 138
126 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.06 590
127 SHOBOX: NEW GEN 2017 SHOWTIME PRIME 11:40 PM 12 0.06 197
128 SHOBOX: NEW GEN 2017 SHOWTIME PRIME 10:00 PM 12 0.06 137
129 CUPCAKE WARS CELEBRITY COOKING CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.06 187
130 AIRHEADS HBO PRIME 2:20 PM 92 0.06 95
131 WORLD STAR TV MTV2 11:00 PM 30 0.06 118
132 SPY: SPY MAXPRIME 8:00 PM 120 0.05 176
133 SHOBOX: NEW GEN 2017 SHOWTIME PRIME 11:52 PM 10 0.05 195
134 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 217
135 SPORTSNATION ESPN2 4:30 PM 60 0.05 115
136 CUPCAKE WARS CELEBRITY COOKING CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.05 167
137 COLL BSKTBL: PAC 12 L: OREGON ST/CALIFORNIA FOX SPORTS 1 10:07 PM 120 0.05 185
138 CUPCAKE WARS CELEBRITY COOKING CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.05 181
139 NAKED SCIENCE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 30 0.05 368
140 TRANSPORTER, THE MAXPRIME 10:05 PM 92 0.05 141
141 PGA TOUR: 2017 HONDA CLS GOLF CHANNEL 2:59 PM 194 0.05 420
142 NAKED SCIENCE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:30 PM 30 0.05 352
143 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN2 12:30 AM 39 0.05 125
144 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.05 181
145 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.05 204
146 NBA: THE JUMP ESPN2 4:00 PM 30 0.05 111
147 AFRICAN CATS: AFRICAN CATS NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 120 0.04 198
148 FANGBONE DISNEY XD 3:00 PM 30 0.04 150
149 TRAINWRECK: TRAINWRECK MAXPRIME 5:55 PM 125 0.04 78
150 NFL LIVE ESPN2 3:00 PM 60 0.04 119

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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.