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February 8, 2021

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.5.2021

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  There were significant adjustments (to the next tenth) for SHARK TANK and THE BLACKLIST. 

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s NBA doubleheader was at 0.44/0.35.  Discovery’s GOLD RUSH was at 0.41/0.27 compared to last week’s 0.53/0.36, and MYSTERY OF BLIND FROG RANCH was steady at 0.16.  Cable news was led by CNN’s ANDERSON COOPER 360 at 0.29/0.44/2.1M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.23/0.40/3.3M, and Fox News’s HANNITY at 0.19/0.33/2.5M.  On VH1, RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE ticked down to 0.21, and UNTUCKED held at 0.15.  HGTV’s SELF-MADE MANSIONS ticked up to 0.21.  We’s LOVE AFTER LOCKUP was steady at 0.21.  Food Network’s DINERS, DRIVE-INS & DIVES fell 0.11 to 0.17.  On HBO, REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER gained 0.04 to 0.16, and PAINTING WITH JOHN ticked up to 0.03.  A&E’s RESCUE CAM was at 0.12/0.11 compared to last week’s 0.12/0.12.  On History, THE PROOF IS OUT THERE dropped 0.05 to 0.11.  FX’s NY TIMES PRESENTS was at 0.10.  Lifetime’s LITTLE WOMEN was at 0.09.  OWN’s BELLE COLLECTIVE was at 0.03. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Friday February 5, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: BOSTON/LA CLIPPERS ESPN 10:13 PM 142 0.44 1,293
2 GOLD RUSH DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 68 0.41 2,076
3 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: TORONTO/BROOKLYN ESPN 7:43 PM 150 0.35 1,126
4 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.29 2,121
5 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.28 2,213
6 GOLD RUSH: WHITE WATER DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:08 PM 68 0.27 1,466
7 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.26 1,763
8 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.24 1,737
9 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 12:35 AM 60 0.24 632
10 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.24 1,727
11 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.23 3,330
12 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.23 1,942
13 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.22 1,697
14 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.22 1,618
15 RUPAULS DRAG RACE 13 VH1 8:00 PM 90 0.21 585
16 SELF-MADE MANSIONS HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:03 PM 60 0.21 1,321
17 LOVE AFTER LOCKUP WETV 9:00 PM 61 0.21 620
18 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.21 1,717
19 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.20 1,710
20 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.20 1,669
21 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.19 2,545
22 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.18 2,643
23 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.18 616
24 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.18 1,426
25 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.18 1,359
26 DDD NATION FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.17 833
27 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.17 2,022
28 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.17 1,255
29 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.16 1,185
30 MYSTERY BLIND FROG RANCH DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:16 PM 60 0.16 991
31 REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBO PRIME 10:01 PM 56 0.16 1,280
32 LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.16 533
33 SECRETS OF SULPHUR SPRING DISNEY CHANNEL 8:01 PM 23 0.15 479
34 COMEDY CENTRAL STAND-UP COMEDY CENTRAL 8:00 PM 90 0.15 364
35 UNTUCKED 12 VH1 9:30 PM 30 0.15 432
36 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.15 1,013
37 NBA COURTSIDE  L ESPN 7:30 PM 13 0.14 446
38 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.14 353
39 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.13 2,243
40 FIRST 48 AC A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 59 0.13 684
41 BLUEY DISNEY CHANNEL 11:02 AM 22 0.13 427
42 FOX NEWS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.13 1,814
43 BUNKD DISNEY CHANNEL 7:30 PM 31 0.13 364
44 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.13 2,561
45 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.13 2,007
46 CASAGRANDES NICKELODEON 7:30 PM 30 0.12 396
47 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.12 2,128
48 RESCUE CAM A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 31 0.12 568
49 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.12 294
50 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.12 398
51 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.12 2,115
52 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 1:35 AM 60 0.12 310
53 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.12 1,699
54 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.12 780
55 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.12 2,531
56 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.12 311
57 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.12 1,520
58 NBA PRE-GAME    L ESPN 7:00 PM 30 0.12 318
59 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.11 2,045
60 MSNBC PRESS CONFERENCE MSNBC 12:50 PM 70 0.11 1,734
61 PROOF IS OUT THERE HISTORY 10:00 PM 32 0.11 745
62 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.11 1,406
63 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.11 1,512
64 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.11 1,756
65 RESCUE CAM A&E NETWORK 10:32 PM 32 0.11 539
66 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.11 1,364
67 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.10 1,525
68 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.10 1,566
69 FIRST 48 AC A&E NETWORK 1:03 AM 59 0.10 303
70 NEW YORK TIMES PRESENTS FX 10:00 PM 102 0.10 265
71 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.10 270
72 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.10 1,640
73 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.10 1,476
74 MSNBC LIVE W/A.MOHYELDIN MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.10 1,541
75 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 50 0.10 1,692
76 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.09 1,214
77 LITTLE WOMEN ATL LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 93 0.09 358
78 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 11:05 AM 29 0.09 1,477
79 DEER SQUAD NICK JR 8:00 PM 30 0.09 326
80 NICKS SUPERBOWL SPECTACUL NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 30 0.09 299
81 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.08 1,354
82 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.08 286
83 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 196
84 SANTIAGO OF THE SEAS NICKELODEON 12:30 PM 30 0.08 312
85 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.08 210
86 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:34 AM 26 0.08 1,422
87 LIGA MX FRI: NECAXA / CRUZ AZUL TUDN 10:00 PM 150 0.08 213
88 DEER SQUAD NICKELODEON 9:00 AM 30 0.08 273
89 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN 2:00 PM 30 0.08 174
90 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.08 660
91 BELOW DECK BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.08 367
92 LWATL UNFILTERED LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:33 PM 30 0.08 280
93 PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 12:00 PM 30 0.07 337
94 CARIBBEAN WORLD SERIES  L: MEXICO/PUERTO RICO ESPN DEPORTES 10:00 PM 226 0.07 150
95 PGA TOUR: WASTE MGMT PHOENIX OPEN GOLF CHANNEL 3:00 PM 249 0.07 614
96 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 2:30 PM 30 0.07 172
97 UNDISPUTED L: 1102 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.07 156
98 MICKEY MOUSE MIXED-UP ADV DISNEY JUNIOR 6:00 PM 25 0.07 301
99 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.07 798
100 90 DAY FIANCE: MORE TO LO: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.07 505
101 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.07 1,121
102 ROADKILL GARAGE MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 30 0.07 249
103 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.06 368
104 HERD L: 1416 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.06 168
105 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.06 1,252
106 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.06 1,183
107 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 164
108 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.06 1,184
109 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.06 349
110 COLL BSKBL:BIG 10 L: MARYLAND/PENN STATE FOX SPORTS 1 7:00 PM 125 0.05 277
111 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 173
112 GOLF CENTRAL-POST GOLF CHANNEL 7:09 PM 60 0.05 206
113 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.05 318
114 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L: 1060 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.05 102
115 CHOPPED COOKING CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.05 174
116 MOVIE- LMN ACQUIRED PREM: KILLER ADVICE LIFETIME MOVIE NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.04 282
117 SQUAWK ALLEY CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.04 272
118 UNEXPECTED KILLER, AN OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.04 230
119 CLOSING BELL: N/A CNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.04 300
120 POWER LUNCH CNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.04 306
121 MASTER MINDS GSN 4:00 PM 30 0.04 526
122 GREG KELLY REPORTS NEWSMAX TV 7:00 PM 60 0.04 367
123 PEOPLE PUZZLER GSN 6:00 PM 30 0.04 437
124 CHOPPED COOKING CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.04 160
125 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.04 110
126 ENGINE MASTERS MOTOR TREND 8:00 PM 30 0.04 190
127 ELEAGUE TBS NETWORK 12:00 AM 60 0.04 85
128 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.04 748
129 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.04 74
130 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO TUDN 12:30 AM 30 0.04 83
131 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 139
132 BELLE COLLECTIVE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.03 129
133 MADDEN ESPN2 3:00 PM 60 0.03 69
134 SUPER BOWL LIVE NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.03 112
135 FAST MONEY CNBC 5:00 PM 30 0.03 290
136 STINCHFIELD NEWSMAX TV 8:00 PM 60 0.03 296
137 CHOPPED COOKING CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.03 136
138 OPTIONS ACTION CNBC 5:30 PM 30 0.03 223
139 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 8:00 AM 60 0.03 62
140 PAINTING WITH JOHN HBO PRIME 11:00 PM 21 0.03 223
141 SUPER BOWL LIVE NFL NETWORK 3:00 PM 60 0.03 101
142 CHOPPED COOKING CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.03 127
143 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN2 12:00 AM 30 0.03 82
144 CHOPPED COOKING CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.03 117
145 SUPER BOWL LIVE NFL NETWORK 4:00 PM 60 0.03 93
146 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 11:00 AM 60 0.03 51
147 GET A CLUE GSN 4:30 PM 30 0.03 317
148 BIT OF FRIDAYS: KARATE KID PART III BBC-AMERICA 3:00 PM 150 0.03 97
149 NFL GAMEDAY VIEW NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.02 105
150 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.02 121

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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.




2 Comments


  1. Augus

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


  2. 69 Road Runner

    Holy Crap on that number for Shark Tank!!



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