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March 6, 2017
 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.3.2017

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NETWORK FINALS:  WHEN WE RISE finished its disastrous run by sinking 0.1 in final numbers to 0.4.  

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

Final Bcast 2017 Mar 03.FRI

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Discovery’s GOLD RUSH again led Friday cable, up 0.04 to 1.05, with THE WHEEL up a tick to 0.41.  ESPN had the night’s NBA doubleheader, with San Antonio vs. New Orleans at 0.70, and Cleveland vs. Atlanta at 0.46.  HBO’s REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER continued to prosper in the Trump era, up 0.04 to 0.51, and VICE jumped 0.07 to 0.25.  MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW surged past Fox News in the 18-49 demo to 0.29.  On Lifetime, THE RAP GAME rose 0.05 to 0.43, and BRING IT was down 0.04 to 0.34.  We’s MAMA JUNE FROM NOT TO HOT fell 0.08 to 0.37, while lead-in MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP was up 0.04 to 0.21.  On HGTV, MY LOTTERY DREAM HOUSE gained 0.03 to 0.36.  A&E’s LIVE PD climbed 0.05 to 0.36.  ID’s FORBIDDEN rose 0.04 to 0.26.  MTV’s RIDICULOUSNESS ticked up to 0.25.  On TLC, PARANORMAL LOCKDOWN gained 0.04 to 0.22, and the UNLOCKED after-show was down 0.01 to 0.14.  Spike’s BELLATOR added a tick for 0.20.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Final Cable 2017 Mar 03.FRI

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Friday March 3, 2017 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 GOLD RUSH DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 61 1.05 3,650
2 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: SAN ANTONIO/NEW ORLEANS ESPN 9:36 PM 164 0.70 1,814
3 REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBO PRIME 10:00 PM 57 0.51 1,874
4 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: CLEVELAND/ATLANTA ESPN 6:59 PM 157 0.46 1,183
5 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:20 AM 60 0.45 1,044
6 RAP GAME LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:02 PM 60 0.43 1,073
7 WHEEL, THE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:01 PM 60 0.41 1,426
8 MAMA JUNE FROM NOT TO HOT WETV 10:00 PM 65 0.37 1,139
9 MY LOTTERY DREAM HOME HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.36 1,594
10 LIVE PD: 20 LIVE PD A&E NETWORK 9:18 PM 180 0.36 1,081
11 BRING IT! LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 62 0.34 897
12 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:20 AM 40 0.31 643
13 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.29 2,290
14 FORBIDDEN: DYING FOR LOVE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.26 955
15 THE OREILLY FACTOR SPCL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.26 2,811
16 TEEN TITANS GO THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:00 PM 30 0.26 1,154
17 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.26 660
18 VICE HBO PRIME 11:00 PM 30 0.25 684
19 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN9 MTV 8:00 PM 40 0.25 527
20 BUNKD DISNEY CHANNEL 6:00 PM 30 0.24 1,184
21 SHIMMER AND SHINE NICKELODEON 11:00 AM 30 0.23 885
22 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.23 2,465
23 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.23 2,570
24 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.23 2,613
25 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.23 887
26 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.22 454
27 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.22 1,803
28 DESCENDANTS: WICKED WORLD DISNEY CHANNEL 8:30 PM 45 0.22 1,029
29 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.22 1,752
30 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.22 986
31 PARANORMAL LOCKDOWN TLC 9:01 PM 60 0.22 674
32 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 59 0.22 442
33 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.22 874
34 NELLA THE PRINCESS KNIGHT NICKELODEON 11:30 AM 30 0.21 803
35 MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP: RS WETV 9:00 PM 60 0.21 606
36 FIRST 100 DAYS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.21 2,042
37 LIV & MADDIE: CALI STYLE DISNEY CHANNEL 5:30 PM 30 0.21 1,001
38 FILLER (LIVE PD) A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 18 0.21 694
39 STEVEN UNIVERSE THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:00 PM 15 0.21 902
40 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.20 1,755
41 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.20 1,851
42 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.20 891
43 BELLATOR MMA LIVE: 174 SPIKE TV 9:00 PM 133 0.20 686
44 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.20 2,047
45 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.20 819
46 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.20 421
47 PPG 2016 THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:30 PM 30 0.20 954
48 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.20 446
49 DESCENDANTS: WICKED WORLD DISNEY CHANNEL 10:45 PM 45 0.19 1,035
50 STUCK IN THE MIDDLE DISNEY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 30 0.19 971
51 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: IOWA ST/WEST VIRGINIA ESPN2 7:00 PM 125 0.18 741
52 HANNITY SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.18 1,733
53 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.18 388
54 RHA FIRST LOOK BRAVO 8:23 PM 11 0.18 561
55 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.18 847
56 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.18 1,475
57 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.18 905
58 COMEDY CENTRAL STAND-UP COMEDY CENTRAL 12:00 AM 60 0.18 309
59 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.18 1,397
60 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.17 917
61 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.17 1,244
62 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 2:30 PM 60 0.17 351
63 SPORTSNATION        L ESPN 4:00 PM 30 0.17 331
64 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.16 348
65 NBA: THE JUMP  L ESPN 3:30 PM 30 0.16 326
66 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.16 811
67 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.16 769
68 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.16 1,623
69 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.16 1,369
70 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.16 1,263
71 WOLF CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.15 729
72 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.15 324
73 TANKED SPECIALS ANIMAL PLANET 10:00 PM 60 0.15 444
74 PARANORMAL LOCK: UNLOCKED TLC 10:01 PM 62 0.14 510
75 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.14 1,525
76 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.14 1,471
77 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.14 298
78 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.13 589
79 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.13 260
80 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.13 1,315
81 BREAK HBO PRIME 9:50 PM 10 0.13 397
82 NFL INSIDERS  L ESPN 1:30 PM 60 0.13 278
83 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.13 274
84 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.12 688
85 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.12 1,027
86 TEXAS FLIP AND MOVE DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.12 561
87 NASCAR M.E. CUP QUALIFY L FOX SPORTS 1 5:30 PM 90 0.12 589
88 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.12 593
89 LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD: LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD HBO PRIME 5:15 PM 129 0.11 341
90 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.11 663
91 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.11 609
92 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.11 306
93 MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER L: PORTLAND TIMBERS/MINNESOTA UNITED FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 PM 155 0.11 213
94 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.10 669
95 FFOHH FIRST LOOK BRAVO 8:34 PM 14 0.10 327
96 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.10 686
97 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.10 267
98 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.09 900
99 VICE HBO PRIME 7:30 PM 30 0.09 282
100 IT TAKES A KILLER OXYGEN MEDIA 11:00 PM 30 0.09 230
101 E! NEWS E! 11:02 PM 60 0.09 281
102 NFL SCOUTING COMBINE: 2017 – RB, OL, ST NFL NETWORK 9:00 AM 420 0.09 196
103 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.09 873
104 FOR THE RECORD W/GRETA MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.08 797
105 GONE IN 60 SECONDS MAXPRIME 9:50 PM 118 0.08 162
106 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.08 703
107 TRANSFORMERS:REVENGE OF: TRANSFORMERS:REVENGE OF MAXPRIME 11:50 PM 150 0.08 170
108 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 261
109 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.08 708
110 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.08 794
111 MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORN L: N/A ESPN2 6:00 AM 240 0.08 185
112 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.08 272
113 UFC WEIGH-IN L FOX SPORTS 1 7:00 PM 60 0.08 207
114 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.07 779
115 NAKED SCIENCE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:30 PM 30 0.07 357
116 GREATEST EVER TRUTV 11:30 PM 30 0.07 195
117 WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 2:00 AM 60 0.07 151
118 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.06 182
119 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 6:30 PM 30 0.06 171
120 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.06 711
121 PGA TOUR: 2017 WGC-MEXICO CHP GOLF CHANNEL 3:00 PM 241 0.06 643
122 CONCACAF SUB-20 L: PANAMA / COSTA RICA UNIVISION DEPORTES 9:00 PM 122 0.06 120
123 UNBREAKABLE HBO PRIME 9:20 AM 107 0.06 99
124 NAKED SCIENCE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 30 0.06 326
125 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN2 9:05 PM 118 0.06 208
126 NOTTING HILL: NOTTING HILL POP 10:30 PM 150 0.05 162
127 HIRH: AFTERMATH HLN 10:00 PM 60 0.05 289
128 CAKE WARS COOKING CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.05 195
129 UFC MAIN EVENT FOX SPORTS 1 8:30 PM 30 0.05 222
130 AMHQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.05 184
131 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.05 263
132 BEAUTIFUL CREATURES(2013): BEAUTIFUL CREATURES(2013) HBO PRIME 1:10 PM 124 0.05 116
133 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.05 198
134 NFL LIVE ESPN2 3:30 PM 60 0.05 116
135 NBA: THE JUMP ESPN2 4:30 PM 30 0.05 122
136 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.KORNACKI MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.05 733
137 CAKE WARS COOKING CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.05 137
138 NASCAR M.E. CUP PRAC L FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 90 0.05 291
139 MOTHMAN PROPHECIES, THE HBO PRIME 3:15 PM 119 0.05 167
140 NCWTS FINAL PRACTICE L FOX SPORTS 1 4:30 PM 60 0.05 297
141 UFC 1 ON 1 FOX SPORTS 1 9:00 PM 30 0.05 161
142 CAKE WARS COOKING CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.05 240
143 AMHQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.05 227
144 UNIVISION DEPORTES FC L UNIVISION DEPORTES 8:31 PM 29 0.05 95
145 GOLF CENTRAL-POST GOLF CHANNEL 7:01 PM 59 0.05 197
146 NASCAR XFINITY FIN PRAC L FOX SPORTS 1 3:30 PM 60 0.04 283
147 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO L UNIVISION DEPORTES 12:00 AM 60 0.04 77
148 WWE RAW – EN ESP: N/A NBC UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 180 0.04 101
149 MSNBC LIVE W/K.SNOW MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.04 698
150 FANGBONE DISNEY XD 3:00 PM 30 0.04 153

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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.