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April 5, 2021

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 4.2.2021

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  There were significant adjustments (to the next tenth) for 20/20, MACGYVER, THE BLACKLIST and WWE SMACKDOWN.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s coverage of the WOMEN’S NCAA TOURNAMENT was at 0.59/0.34.  Cable news was led by the 3PM CNN NEWSROOM at 0.25/0.33/1.7M, with Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.21/0.35/2.7M, and MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.20/0.32/2.6M.  Food Network’s DINER, DRIVE-INS & DIVES gained 0.03 to 0.24.  On VH1, RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE dropped 0.04 to 0.22, and UNTUCKED was down 0.04 to 0.14.  Discovery’s GOLD RUSH was at 0.21/0.20 compared to last week’s 0.18.  On HGTV, EVERYTHING BUT THE HOME was at 0.21/0.19 compared to last week’s 0.20/0.19, and MY LOTTERY DREAM HOME was at 0.14.  Nickelodeon’s KAMP KORAL was at 0.17.  We’s MAMA JUNE: FROM NOT TO HOT rose 0.03 to 0.16.  A&E’s THE FIRST 48 slipped 0.02 to 0.13.  History’s THE UNXPLAINED was at 0.10.  On OWN, READY TO LOVE was at 0.07.  FX’s HYSTERICAL was at 0.04.  Syfy’s WYNONNA EARP fell off the chart, down 0.03 to 0.03/201K. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Friday April 2, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 WMNS NCAA BKBL CHAMP L: ARIZONA/CONNECTICUT ESPN 9:23 PM 137 0.59 2,692
2 WMNS NCAA BKBL CHAMP L ESPN 6:10 PM 77 0.34 1,676
3 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 8:17 PM 66 0.27 1,332
4 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 11:40 PM 80 0.25 849
5 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.25 1,686
6 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.25 1,703
7 DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.24 928
8 RUPAULS DRAG RACE 13 VH1 8:00 PM 90 0.22 558
9 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.21 2,689
10 GOLD RUSH: FREDDY DODGE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:08 PM 61 0.21 1,389
11 EVERYTHING BUT THE HOUSE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.21 1,089
12 GOLD RUSH: FREDDY DODGE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:09 PM 60 0.20 1,242
13 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.20 2,635
14 EVERYTHING BUT THE HOUSE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:30 PM 30 0.19 1,200
15 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.19 1,527
16 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.19 1,356
17 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.18 1,306
18 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.17 1,216
19 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.17 1,209
20 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.17 1,186
21 KAMP KORAL NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.17 714
22 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.17 1,136
23 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 58 0.17 412
24 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.17 2,589
25 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.16 2,099
26 MAMA JUNE FROM NOT TO HOT WETV 9:00 PM 61 0.16 595
27 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.16 1,309
28 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN20 MTV 8:30 PM 30 0.16 413
29 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.16 1,115
30 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.16 416
31 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.16 442
32 MY LOTTERY DREAM H REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:30 PM 30 0.15 990
33 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN20 MTV 8:00 PM 30 0.15 374
34 CNN TONIGHT CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.15 1,055
35 90 DAY FIANCE: 1ST LOOK TLC 10:00 PM 30 0.15 798
36 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.15 1,703
37 BARBARIAN AND THE TROLL NICKELODEON 7:30 PM 30 0.14 607
38 UNTUCKED 12 VH1 9:30 PM 30 0.14 369
39 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:28 PM 27 0.14 612
40 MY LOTTERY DREAM HOME INT HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 30 0.14 886
41 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.14 1,675
42 NCAA WBKBL CHAMP STUDIO L ESPN 5:55 PM 15 0.14 638
43 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.14 1,680
44 HALL OF FLAME TOP 100 COMEDY CENTRAL 10:00 PM 60 0.13 343
45 LIGA MX LF FRI: JUAREZ / CRUZ AZUL TUDN 11:36 PM 123 0.13 273
46 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.13 1,483
47 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: CAPITOL LOCKDOWN MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.13 1,926
48 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 58 0.13 468
49 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.13 406
50 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.12 374
51 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.12 1,778
52 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.12 1,360
53 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.12 820
54 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.12 334
55 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.12 1,509
56 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.12 1,310
57 BLUEY DISNEY CHANNEL 11:03 AM 22 0.12 532
58 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.12 948
59 LIGA MX L: PUEBLA / MAZATLAN TUDN 9:00 PM 156 0.11 276
60 AYMAN MOHYELDIN REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.11 1,473
61 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.11 299
62 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.11 1,476
63 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 28 0.11 436
64 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.11 1,654
65 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.11 1,368
66 PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 12:00 PM 30 0.11 441
67 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.11 1,722
68 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.11 277
69 UNXPLAINED, THE HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.10 853
70 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.10 1,324
71 DESPICABLE ME THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:00 PM 105 0.10 434
72 PGA TOUR: VALERO TEXAS OPEN GOLF CHANNEL 4:00 PM 188 0.10 729
73 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.10 1,414
74 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.10 1,305
75 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN 2:00 PM 30 0.10 234
76 BABY SHARK?S BIG SHOW! NICKELODEON 12:30 PM 30 0.10 374
77 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 12:00 PM 39 0.10 1,328
78 MICKEYS GREAT CLUBHOUSE H DISNEY JUNIOR 7:30 PM 50 0.10 369
79 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.10 722
80 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.09 1,388
81 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.09 1,159
82 DEREK CHAUVIN TRIAL HLN 12:00 PM 60 0.09 528
83 GET UP: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.09 185
84 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.09 1,103
85 BABY SHARK?S BIG SHOW! NICK JR 2:00 PM 30 0.09 353
86 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 246
87 ELLIOTT FROM EARTH THE CARTOON NETWORK 9:00 AM 15 0.08 256
88 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 2:30 PM 30 0.08 221
89 FOX NEWS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.08 1,454
90 STEPHANIE RUHLE REPORTS MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.08 1,131
91 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.08 704
92 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 205
93 DEREK CHAUVIN TRIAL HLN 1:00 PM 60 0.08 332
94 90 DAY FIANCE: MORE TO LO: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.08 470
95 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:39 PM 21 0.08 1,230
96 SYDNEY TO THE MAX DISNEY CHANNEL 8:24 PM 24 0.08 290
97 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.07 1,234
98 ADVENTURES OF PADDINGTON NICK JR 8:30 PM 30 0.07 291
99 DEREK CHAUVIN TRIAL HLN 11:00 AM 60 0.07 457
100 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.07 1,103
101 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.07 1,177
102 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 10:22 AM 64 0.07 1,212
103 JUST ROLL WITH IT DISNEY CHANNEL 8:48 PM 23 0.07 291
104 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: MILWAUKEE/PORTLAND NBA-TV 10:02 PM 142 0.07 236
105 RAVENS HOME DISNEY CHANNEL 8:01 PM 23 0.07 316
106 CRAIG MELVIN REPORTS MSNBC 11:38 AM 22 0.07 1,267
107 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 AM 60 0.07 656
108 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 10:00 AM 22 0.07 1,091
109 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 12:00 AM 60 0.07 563
110 BELLATOR MMA 2021 SHOWTIME PRIME 10:36 PM 23 0.07 167
111 READY TO LOVE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.07 265
112 MSNBC PRESS CONFERENCE MSNBC 11:26 AM 12 0.07 1,218
113 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.06 151
114 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 AM 60 0.06 541
115 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: DALLAS/NEW YORK NBA-TV 7:31 PM 132 0.06 200
116 FUTURE IS NOW MARATHON: BACK TO THE FUTURE IFC TV 8:00 PM 165 0.06 186
117 BELLATOR MMA 2021 SHOWTIME PRIME 10:59 PM 15 0.06 161
118 MOVIE- LMN ACQUIRED PREM: FRIENDSHIP NEVER DIES LIFETIME MOVIE NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.06 280
119 NBA GAMETIME LIVE NBA-TV 9:43 PM 19 0.06 212
120 FOOD PARADISE FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 60 0.06 244
121 PAW PATROL NICK JR 6:30 PM 30 0.06 306
122 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.06 805
123 MICKEYS ADV IN WONDERLAND DISNEY JUNIOR 7:50 AM 55 0.06 242
124 WICKED TUNA COMPILATION NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:15 PM 60 0.05 228
125 DEREK CHAUVIN TRIAL HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.05 393
126 COLLEGE BASEBALL        L: VANDERBILT/LSU ESPN2 9:00 PM 195 0.05 181
127 BELLATOR MMA 2021 SHOWTIME PRIME 10:25 PM 11 0.05 124
128 FOOD PARADISE FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.05 294
129 PARAMOUNT NETWORK MOVIE: ARMAGEDDON PARAMOUNT 11:30 PM 180 0.05 197
130 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 503
131 FOOD PARADISE FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 60 0.05 325
132 HOT ROD GARAGE MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 30 0.05 230
133 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 1:00 AM 60 0.05 434
134 ROADKILL GARAGE MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 30 0.05 220
135 BELLATOR MMA 2021 SHOWTIME PRIME 9:50 PM 20 0.04 98
136 FUTBOL CENTRAL L TUDN 8:00 PM 60 0.04 111
137 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.04 331
138 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.04 129
139 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 30 0.04 101
140 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 436
141 HYSTERICAL: N/A FX 9:00 PM 123 0.04 153
142 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 11:00 AM 60 0.04 120
143 BELLATOR MMA 2021 SHOWTIME PRIME 9:36 PM 14 0.04 85
144 PEOPLE PUZZLER GSN 6:00 PM 30 0.04 470
145 FUTURE IS NOW MARATHON: BACK TO THE FUTURE PT 2 IFC TV 10:45 PM 150 0.04 111
146 HOLLYWOOD RIPPER OXYGEN MEDIA 9:00 PM 90 0.04 210
147 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 8:00 AM 60 0.04 72
148 BEHIND EVERY MAN OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.04 167
149 AFTERNOON BASEBALL GAME: BAL AT BOS MLB NETWORK 2:12 PM 192 0.04 229
150 UNEXPECTED KILLER, AN OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.03 229

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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.




5 Comments


  1. Martin

    Do you have 101 Dalmatian Street at 8 & 8:30 am on Disney XD? this is last of the daily premieres before they air weekly.


  2. Russell

    Ratings for Wynonna Earp on Syfy?


  3. Cassie

    What about ratings for Gold Rush: Dave Turin at 8pm on Discovery?



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