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April 15, 2019

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 4.12.2019

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  BLINDSPOT lost 0.1 in final numbers.  In addition, probably due to sports preemptions, the CW line-up was down across the board, by 0.2 at 8PM and by 0.1/0.1 at 8:30PM and 9PM.  

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s afternoon coverage of THE MASTERS led Friday cable at 0.57.  A&E’s LIVE PD fell 0.11 to 0.56, with the lead-in clip show down a tick to 0.29.  On Discovery, GOLD RUSH lost 0.05 to 0.31, with the lead-out hour down a tick to 0.29.  HGTV’s MY LOTTERY DREAM HOUSE eased by 0.02 to 0.30.  On We, MAMA JUNE: FROM NOT TO HOT gained 0.02 to 0.25, and BRIDEZILLAS was up 0.03 to 0.14.  Food Network’s DINERS, DRIVE-INS & DIVES rose 0.03 to 0.25.  On ID, IN PLAIN SIGHT was at 0.24/0.24.  MTV’s RIDICULOUSNESS was at 0.24/0.23, compared to last week’s 0.22.  NBC Sports Net’s NHL PLAYOFFS games were at 0.23/0.21, while CNBC’s games were at 0.14/0.13.  Nickelodeon’s noon BLAZE & THE MONSTER was at #19 with 0.20.  It was a cable news tie in 18-49s with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.18/0.30/2.4M and Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.18/0.34/2.5M, with CNN’s ANDERSON COOPER 360 at 0.13/0.18/800K.  Bravo’s DON’T BE TARDY ticked up to 0.18.  Cinemax’s WARRIOR stayed off the chart, steady at 0.03/114K.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

 

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Friday April 12, 2019 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 MASTERS GOLF TOURNAMENT L: SECOND ROUND ESPN 3:00 PM 250 0.57 3,228
2 MASTERS RAIN FILL  L ESPN 5:03 PM 31 0.56 2,880
3 LIVE PD: 198 LIVE PD A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 180 0.56 1,819
4 GOLF SPORTCENTER SPEC   L ESPN 7:41 PM 19 0.38 1,366
5 GOLD RUSH:PARKERS TRAIL DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.31 1,565
6 SP MY LOTTERY DREAM HOME HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.30 1,426
7 GOLD RUSH: DAVE TURIN DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:00 PM 65 0.29 1,326
8 LIVE PD AC A&E NETWORK 8:06 PM 52 0.29 998
9 MASTERS GOLF TOURN (RPT): N/A ESPN 8:00 PM 180 0.27 950
10 NHL PLAYOFF BONUS L NBC SPORTS NETWORK 10:16 PM 22 0.25 594
11 MAMA JUNE FROM NOT TO HOT WETV 9:00 PM 60 0.25 787
12 DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.25 909
13 IN PLAIN SIGHT INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 11:30 PM 30 0.24 867
14 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN13 MTV 8:31 PM 31 0.24 499
15 IN PLAIN SIGHT INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 11:00 PM 30 0.24 810
16 NHL QTR FINALS L: PITTSBURGH/NY ISLANDERS NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:28 PM 168 0.23 626
17 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN13 MTV 8:00 PM 31 0.23 497
18 NHL QTR FINALS L: LAS VEGAS/SAN JOSE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 10:38 PM 162 0.21 480
19 BLAZE & THE MONSTER MCHNS NICKELODEON 12:00 PM 30 0.20 730
20 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:00 PM 60 0.20 536
21 OFFICE, THE NICK-AT-NITE 10:00 PM 30 0.19 603
22 OFFICE, THE NICK-AT-NITE 10:30 PM 30 0.19 470
23 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.19 436
24 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.18 2,369
25 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.18 2,514
26 DONT BE TARDY BRAVO 9:00 PM 30 0.18 559
27 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.17 2,273
28 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.17 355
29 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.16 321
30 TOP WING NICKELODEON 12:30 PM 30 0.16 581
31 CRASHLETES NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.16 715
32 HANNITY SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.16 2,527
33 GHOST ADV REPACK: TGA-13R1R02H TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.16 423
34 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.15 2,316
35 ANCIENT ALIENS HISTORY 12:03 AM 119 0.15 549
36 GOLF SPORTCENTER SPEC   L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.15 696
37 SYDNEY TO THE MAX DISNEY CHANNEL 8:30 PM 30 0.14 623
38 BRIDEZILLAS WETV 10:00 PM 60 0.14 390
39 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.14 1,112
40 NHL QTR FINALS L: COLUMBUS/TAMPABAY CNBC 7:00 PM 162 0.14 359
41 ANCIENT ALIENS HISTORY 8:00 PM 119 0.14 703
42 90 DAY FIANCE: CLIP SHOW: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 180 0.14 500
43 NHL QTR FINALS L: ST.LOUIS/WINNIPEG CNBC 9:42 PM 162 0.13 309
44 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.13 1,603
45 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.13 838
46 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.13 1,803
47 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.12 291
48 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.12 1,517
49 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.12 784
50 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.12 1,342
51 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.12 700
52 ELEAGUE TBS NETWORK 11:00 PM 60 0.12 253
53 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.12 654
54 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.12 744
55 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.11 266
56 NHL LIVE POST QTR FINALS NBC SPORTS NETWORK 1:20 AM 29 0.11 220
57 GOLF SPORTCENTER SPEC   L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.11 479
58 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.11 1,427
59 PUPPY DOG PALS DISNEY CHANNEL 9:30 AM 25 0.11 383
60 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.11 1,747
61 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.11 1,515
62 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.10 572
63 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.10 1,652
64 MUPPET BABIES DISNEY CHANNEL 10:00 AM 15 0.10 373
65 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.10 1,109
66 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.10 1,441
67 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.10 1,499
68 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.10 1,496
69 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.10 568
70 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.10 1,144
71 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.10 1,269
72 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.09 601
73 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.09 664
74 GOLF SPORTCENTER SPEC   L ESPN 11:00 AM 60 0.09 331
75 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.09 1,291
76 LIVE FROM GOLF CHANNEL 2:00 PM 63 0.09 692
77 NASCAR XFINITY SERIES L: RICHMOND FOX SPORTS 1 6:51 PM 159 0.09 543
78 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.09 1,078
79 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.09 1,232
80 ONE CHAMPIONSHIP MMA TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 2:00 AM 60 0.09 251
81 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.09 1,197
82 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.09 620
83 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 497
84 GOLF SPORTCENTER SPEC   L ESPN 10:00 AM 60 0.09 271
85 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.09 1,185
86 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.09 1,161
87 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.09 1,241
88 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.08 247
89 FANCY NANCY DISNEY CHANNEL 11:00 AM 25 0.08 298
90 GOLF SPORTCENTER SPEC   L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.08 356
91 LIGA MX L: PUEBLA / LEON UNIVISION DEPORTES 9:30 PM 150 0.08 250
92 USA BKBL JUNIOR TEAM  L: NIKE HOOP SUMMIT ESPN2 10:00 PM 130 0.08 172
93 UNDISPUTED L: 649 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.08 180
94 WHILE YOU WERE OUT HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 AM 60 0.08 354
95 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.08 1,345
96 ANIMAL CRIBS ANIMAL PLANET 9:00 PM 60 0.08 374
97 LIVE FROM GOLF CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.08 643
98 VAMPIRINA DISNEY CHANNEL 10:30 AM 25 0.08 332
99 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.08 541
100 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.07 859
101 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.07 912
102 COLL BKBL AWARDS   L ESPN2 8:00 PM 92 0.07 185
103 LIVE FROM GOLF CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.07 482
104 30 MINUTE MEALS FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.07 358
105 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.07 523
106 MSNBC LIVE W/ A.VELSHI MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.07 842
107 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.07 420
108 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.07 789
109 NBA STUDIO   L ESPN2 3:30 PM 30 0.06 125
110 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.06 815
111 MOVIE- LMN ACQUIRED PREM: WHEN MURDER CALLS LIFETIME MOVIE NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.06 374
112 LIVE FROM GOLF CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.06 515
113 MLB TONIGHT PRIME MLB NETWORK 10:29 PM 11 0.06 294
114 MSNBC LIVE W/VELSHI&RUHLE MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.06 820
115 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: NYM AT ATL/PIT AT WAS MLB NETWORK 7:21 PM 188 0.06 246
116 NASCAR M.E. CUP QUALIFY L FOX SPORTS 1 5:30 PM 55 0.06 339
117 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN2 6:00 PM 60 0.06 164
118 COMMON KNOWLEDGE GSN 5:30 PM 30 0.06 538
119 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.06 484
120 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.06 532
121 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN2 7:00 PM 30 0.06 155
122 VICE NEWS TONIGHT HBO PRIME 7:30 PM 20 0.06 208
123 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.06 529
124 HERD L: 967 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.06 129
125 NASCAR RACEDAY: XFINITY L FOX SPORTS 1 6:25 PM 26 0.05 244
126 NBA: THE JUMP ESPN2 3:00 PM 30 0.05 133
127 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.05 133
128 LIVE FROM GOLF CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.05 408
129 MOST HAUNTED TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.05 148
130 CNN RIGHT NOW CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.05 499
131 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 215
132 LAW & ORDER SUNDANCE TV 11:00 PM 60 0.05 189
133 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.05 114
134 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 11:00 AM 60 0.05 162
135 LEGENDARY CATCH NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 11:00 PM 60 0.05 197
136 NASCAR RACE HUB WKND ED L FOX SPORTS 1 3:30 PM 60 0.05 127
137 NASCAR RACE HUB WKND ED L FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 30 0.04 94
138 MOST HAUNTED TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.04 124
139 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN2 1:00 PM 30 0.04 124
140 LAW & ORDER SUNDANCE TV 9:00 PM 60 0.04 227
141 MOST HAUNTED TRAVEL CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.04 132
142 NHL LIVE PRE QTR FINALS NBC SPORTS NETWORK 6:30 PM 58 0.04 102
143 LAW & ORDER SUNDANCE TV 10:00 PM 60 0.04 188
144 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 237
145 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 12:00 PM 60 0.04 93
146 LIGA MX FRI: ATLAS VS NECAXA GALAVISION 9:55 PM 125 0.04 95
147 TMZ SPORTS FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 AM 30 0.04 86
148 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 228
149 PRIME BASEBALL GAME/JIP: MIL AT LAD/HOU AT SEA MLB NETWORK 10:40 PM 207 0.04 158
150 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.04 229

 

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About the Author

Mitch Salem
MITCH SALEM has worked on the business side of the entertainment industry for 20 years, as a senior business affairs executive and attorney for such companies as NBC, ABC, USA, Syfy, Bravo, and BermanBraun Productions, and before that, at the NY law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges. During all that, he has more or less constantly been going to the movies and watching TV, and writing about both since the 1980s. His film reviews also currently appear on screened.com and the-burg.com. In addition, he is co-writer of an episode of the television series "Felicity."




7 Comments


  1. Shan

    Warrior on Cinemax numbers, please.


  2. Amaury

    Looks like there’s a (temporary?) messup with the chart. It’s listing the top 40 and using the old format from back then.

    I blame coffee. 😛


  3. JD

    Real Time with Bill Maher?

    Didn’t see it on TVBTN either, Nielsen slip-up?



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