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March 13, 2017
 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.10.2017

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NOTE: Sunday (and Saturday) fast nationals still delayed.

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  There were 0.1 drops for BLUE BLOODS, GRIMM and DATELINE in final numbers.  

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

Final Bcast 2017 Mar 10.FRI

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Despite many COLLEGE BASKETBALL tournaments on Friday cable, Discovery continued to rule the night with GOLD RUSH, steady at 1.05, and with a special AFTER-SHOW at 0.84.  The highest rated of ESPN’s tournament games was Duke vs. North Carolina in the ACC at 1.01.  Disney Channel’s TANGLED series premiered strongly at 0.73, decisively stronger than its Nickelodeon competition, TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES at 0.34.  On Lifetime, THE RAP GAME ticked up to 0.44, and BRING IT was up 0.06 to 0.40, followed by a special late-night episode of THE POP GAME at 0.23.  A&E’s LIVE PD held at 0.36.  On HGTV, MY LOTTERY DREAM HOUSE lost a tick to 0.35.  Food Network’s DINERS, DRIVE-INS & DIVES returned at 0.33.  The highest-rated news show of the night was again MSNBC’s surging THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.31, and even more notably, Maddow topped Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT not just in the Total Viewers demo, 2.4M vs. 2.2M, but even in Fox News’s 50+ home base, 1.80 vs. 1.70.  We’s MAMA JUNE: FROM NOT TO HOT fell 0.08 to 0.29, while MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP was up 0.04 to 0.25.  MTV’s RIDICULOUSNESS ticked up to 0.26.  ID’s FORBIDDEN was steady at 0.26.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Final Cable 2017 Mar 10.FRI

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Friday March 10, 2017 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 GOLD RUSH DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 91 1.05 3,557
2 ACC TOURNAMENT  L: DUKE/NORTH CAROLINA ESPN 7:00 PM 151 1.01 2,973
3 GOLD RUSH: SPECIAL DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:31 PM 30 0.84 2,807
4 COLL BKBL SCOREBOARD  L ESPN 9:31 PM 22 0.79 2,261
5 TANGLED: THE SERIES DISNEY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 65 0.73 2,869
6 ACC TOURNAMENT  L: NOTRE DAME/FLORIDA STATE ESPN 9:53 PM 123 0.63 1,789
7 PAC 12 TOURNAMENT  L: UCLA/ARIZONA ESPN 11:56 PM 124 0.60 1,625
8 NICK AT NITE MOVIE NICK-AT-NITE 9:00 PM 90 0.44 1,513
9 RAP GAME LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 60 0.44 1,087
10 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.41 908
11 BRING IT! LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 63 0.40 1,057
12 LIVE PD: 22 LIVE PD A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 180 0.36 1,082
13 MY LOTTERY DREAM HOME HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.35 1,487
14 TEENAGE MUTANT NT MOVIE NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 60 0.34 1,552
15 DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.33 1,061
16 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.33 941
17 RUSTY RIVETS NICKELODEON 1:00 PM 30 0.32 1,118
18 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.31 2,403
19 BIG TEN TOURNAMENT  L: MICHIGAN STATE/MINNESOTA ESPN 2:43 PM 137 0.30 1,252
20 BIG 12 TOURNAMENT  L: KANSAS STATE/WEST VIRGINIA ESPN2 9:19 PM 120 0.30 956
21 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.30 832
22 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.29 678
23 MICKEY AND THE ROADSTER DISNEY CHANNEL 10:00 AM 25 0.29 1,206
24 MAMA JUNE FROM NOT TO HOT WETV 10:00 PM 61 0.29 1,001
25 BIG TEN TOURNAMENT  L: MICHIGAN/PURDUE ESPN 12:00 PM 134 0.27 1,040
26 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN9 MTV 8:00 PM 40 0.26 534
27 COLL BKBL SCOREBOARD  L ESPN 2:14 PM 29 0.25 950
28 MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP: RS WETV 8:55 PM 65 0.25 687
29 FORBIDDEN: DYING FOR LOVE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.24 890
30 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.23 485
31 POP GAME LIFETIME TELEVISION 11:07 PM 60 0.23 571
32 TEEN TITANS GO THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:00 PM 15 0.23 983
33 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: GOLDEN STATE/MINNESOTA NBA-TV 8:00 PM 159 0.23 618
34 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.22 2,178
35 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.21 1,051
36 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.20 2,030
37 THE OREILLY FACTOR SPCL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.20 2,382
38 STEVEN UNIVERSE THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:30 PM 15 0.19 945
39 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.19 1,893
40 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.19 1,577
41 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.19 2,384
42 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.18 412
43 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.18 847
44 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.18 2,186
45 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.17 390
46 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.17 1,638
47 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.17 851
48 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.17 383
49 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.17 1,786
50 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.17 1,966
51 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.16 966
52 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.16 796
53 WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC: COLOMBIA VS. USA MLB NETWORK 6:09 PM 210 0.16 479
54 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.16 764
55 WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC: VENEZUELA VS. PUERTO RICO MLB NETWORK 9:39 PM 137 0.15 387
56 PPG 2016 THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:45 PM 15 0.15 817
57 FIRST 100 DAYS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.15 1,769
58 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN2 11:19 PM 93 0.15 409
59 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.14 1,353
60 INDECENT PROPOSAL INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 6:00 AM 30 0.14 475
61 CNN SPECIAL REPORT CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.14 963
62 INDECENT PROPOSAL INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 6:30 AM 30 0.14 452
63 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.14 1,568
64 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.14 1,510
65 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.14 736
66 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.13 1,412
67 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.13 704
68 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.13 1,289
69 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.13 1,450
70 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.13 1,434
71 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.13 937
72 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.13 878
73 FREE AGENCY FRENZY NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.13 318
74 BIG SCREEN MOVIE: IF I STAY FREEFORM 8:30 PM 150 0.13 412
75 COLL BKBL SCOREBOARD  L ESPN2 8:51 PM 28 0.12 446
76 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.12 854
77 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.12 567
78 WOLF CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.12 812
79 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.12 732
80 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.12 970
81 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.12 784
82 FREE AGENCY FRENZY NFL NETWORK 5:00 PM 60 0.12 315
83 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.11 1,126
84 GHOST BROTHERS TLC 9:00 PM 59 0.11 408
85 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.11 328
86 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.11 1,405
87 MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORN L: N/A ESPN2 6:00 AM 240 0.11 266
88 AMERICAN PSYCHO HBO PRIME 8:15 PM 102 0.11 274
89 HOW IT REALLY HAPPENED HLN 10:00 PM 60 0.10 445
90 BIG 12 TOURNAMENT  L ESPN2 7:00 PM 111 0.10 430
91 MLB TONIGHT MLB NETWORK 11:56 PM 64 0.10 214
92 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.10 263
93 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.10 718
94 E! NEWS E! 11:02 PM 60 0.10 319
95 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.10 507
96 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.09 260
97 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.09 218
98 GREATEST EVER TRUTV 11:00 PM 30 0.09 212
99 BIG EAST CBB TOURN L: SEMI1: VILLANOVA/SETON HALL FOX SPORTS 1 6:30 PM 127 0.09 363
100 FREE AGENCY FRENZY NFL NETWORK 4:00 PM 60 0.09 257
101 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.09 728
102 BABY MAMA HBO PRIME 5:46 PM 99 0.09 194
103 VICE HBO PRIME 7:30 PM 30 0.09 267
104 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.09 203
105 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN2 1:00 AM 42 0.08 156
106 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.08 730
107 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: WASHINGTON/SACRAMENTO NBA-TV 10:39 PM 158 0.08 239
108 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.08 618
109 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.08 904
110 FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL HBO PRIME 1:00 AM 111 0.08 156
111 JERROD CARMICHAEL:LOVE AT HBO PRIME 11:30 PM 54 0.08 213
112 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.08 840
113 HOW IT REALLY HAPPENED HLN 9:00 PM 60 0.08 370
114 FREE AGENCY FRENZY NFL NETWORK 3:00 PM 60 0.08 223
115 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.07 697
116 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.07 277
117 SHOBOX: NEW GEN 2017 SHOWTIME PRIME 10:49 PM 35 0.07 220
118 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.07 756
119 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 10:00 AM 60 0.07 171
120 MSNBC LIVE W/K.SNOW MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.07 784
121 GREATEST EVER TRUTV 11:30 PM 30 0.07 155
122 FREE AGENCY FRENZY NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.07 203
123 SPRING BAKING CHAMPION COOKING CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.07 274
124 SHOBOX: NEW GEN 2017 SHOWTIME PRIME 12:35 AM 14 0.07 241
125 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 11:00 AM 60 0.06 175
126 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.KORNACKI MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.06 775
127 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.06 234
128 SHOBOX: NEW GEN 2017 SHOWTIME PRIME 11:24 PM 10 0.06 236
129 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.06 245
130 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 245
131 BIG EAST CBB TOURN L FOX SPORTS 1 9:00 PM 119 0.06 244
132 DIVERGENT SERIES:ALLEGIAN: DIVERGENT SERIES:ALLEGIAN HBO PRIME 3:45 PM 121 0.06 151
133 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN2 4:30 PM 30 0.06 203
134 SHOBOX: NEW GEN 2017 SHOWTIME PRIME 12:17 AM 18 0.06 216
135 FOX COLLEGE HOOP BRIDGE L FOX SPORTS 1 8:37 PM 23 0.06 210
136 NBA POSTGAME SHOW NBA-TV 1:17 AM 43 0.06 130
137 SPRING BAKING CHAMPION COOKING CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.06 233
138 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 6:30 PM 30 0.06 175
139 NASCAR M.E. CUP PRAC L FOX SPORTS 1 2:00 PM 90 0.06 306
140 SHOBOX: NEW GEN 2017 SHOWTIME PRIME 11:34 PM 43 0.06 228
141 UNCOMMON SENSE S3 MTV2 11:30 PM 30 0.06 104
142 SPRING BAKING CHAMPION COOKING CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.06 232
143 WORLD STAR TV MTV2 11:00 PM 30 0.05 100
144 SPORTSNATION        L ESPN2 5:00 PM 30 0.05 160
145 SHOBOX: NEW GEN 2017 SHOWTIME PRIME 10:13 PM 27 0.05 161
146 IT TAKES A KILLER OXYGEN MEDIA 11:00 PM 30 0.05 195
147 SPRING BAKING CHAMPION COOKING CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.05 180
148 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 1:42 AM 18 0.05 100
149 YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, T POP 7:00 PM 60 0.05 387
150 UNDISPUTED L: 129 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.05 116

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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.