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August 10, 2020

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 8.7.2020

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  There were no changes from the preliminary Friday ratings, which meant that CW’s BEING REUBEN stayed at its 0.0 scores (for the curious, the slightly less-rounded numbers were 0.04/0.03). 

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  TNT’s NBA doubleheader led Friday cable at 0.42/0.27.  Cable news was topped by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.35/0.55/4M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW AT 0.23/0.34/2.9M, and CNN’S CUOMO PRIME TIME at 0.21/0.30/1.5M.  ESPN’s PGA CHAMPIONSHIP coverage was at 0.31.  We’s LOVE AFTER LOCKUP gained 0.04 to 0.26.  NBC Sports Net’s NHL games were at 0.20/0.19/0.14/0.13.  Discovery’s BERING SEA GOLD edged up 0.02 to 0.19.  Food Network’s DINERS, DRIVE-INS & DIVES ticked up to 0.19.  HGTV’s MARTHA KNOWS BEST was at 0.16/0.16, compared to last week’s 0.17/0.12.  Paramount’s BELLATOR LIVE was at 0.12.  On HBO, REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER dropped 0.03 to 0.11, and ROOM 104 ticked off the chart to 0.02/183K.  FX’s NY TIMES PRESENTS was at 0.04. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Friday August 7, 2020 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA BASKETBALL: CELTICS/RAPTORS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:09 PM 145 0.42 1,013
2 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.35 4,013
3 PGA CHAMPIONSHIP  L: SECOND ROUND ESPN 4:00 PM 403 0.31 1,763
4 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.28 2,774
5 HANNITY SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.28 3,406
6 NBA BASKETBALL: MAGIC/76ERS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 6:38 PM 129 0.27 623
7 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.27 2,825
8 LOVE AFTER LOCKUP WETV 9:00 PM 61 0.26 715
9 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.25 3,239
10 90 DAY FIANCE HEA: FL TLC 10:00 PM 30 0.25 1,269
11 INSIDE THE NBA TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 11:34 PM 57 0.24 534
12 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.23 2,893
13 ANT-MAN AND THE WASP: ANT-MAN AND THE WASP TBS NETWORK 8:30 PM 150 0.21 718
14 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.21 1,485
15 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.20 1,362
16 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.20 1,428
17 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.20 1,725
18 NHL QUALIFIER BONUS L NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:27 PM 102 0.20 552
19 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.20 1,326
20 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.20 2,298
21 MY LOTTERY DREAM H REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.20 1,266
22 NHL QUALIFIER L: EDMONTON/CHICAGO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 6:56 PM 151 0.19 570
23 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.19 1,097
24 BERING SEA GOLD DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 64 0.19 1,052
25 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.19 1,117
26 DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.19 820
27 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.16 1,619
28 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.16 1,036
29 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.16 1,029
30 MARTHA KNOWS BEST HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.16 1,014
31 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.16 1,071
32 MARTHA KNOWS BEST HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.16 994
33 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.15 1,048
34 NHL QUALIFIER L: PITTSBURGH/MONTREAL NBC SPORTS NETWORK 4:06 PM 170 0.14 463
35 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.14 1,055
36 BILL HEMMER REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.14 1,548
37 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.14 1,772
38 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.14 1,807
39 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.14 910
40 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.14 1,748
41 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.14 1,129
42 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.13 1,493
43 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.13 1,813
44 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.13 979
45 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.13 1,710
46 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.13 1,626
47 NHL QUALIFIER L: VANCOUVER/MINNESOTA NBC SPORTS NETWORK 11:09 PM 158 0.13 326
48 BELLATOR MMA LIVE: 243 PARAMOUNT 10:00 PM 120 0.12 403
49 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.12 1,797
50 90 DAY FIANCE HEA: MORE T: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.12 764
51 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.12 1,609
52 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.12 1,578
53 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN 10:43 PM 17 0.12 436
54 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.12 1,783
55 REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBO PRIME 10:01 PM 55 0.11 1,052
56 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.11 885
57 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.11 244
58 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.11 1,515
59 UEFA CHAMP LEAGUE FRI 1: MANCHESTER CITY FC VS REAL MADRID CF TUDN 2:30 PM 150 0.11 244
60 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.11 1,550
61 PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 12:00 PM 30 0.10 607
62 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.10 1,844
63 HANNITY SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 AM 60 0.10 937
64 NBA PRE-GAME SHOW TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 6:00 PM 38 0.10 258
65 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.10 246
66 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.10 1,751
67 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 11:00 AM 120 0.10 246
68 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.10 1,263
69 SECRETS OF THE BULL SHARK NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:03 PM 60 0.09 338
70 GRAVEYARD CARZ MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 60 0.09 252
71 LIGA MX FRI: NECAXA / AMERICA TUDN 8:00 PM 152 0.09 178
72 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.09 238
73 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.09 1,377
74 NASCAR TRUCKS RACING L: MICHIGAN FOX SPORTS 1 6:00 PM 164 0.09 410
75 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.09 1,140
76 NHL QUALIFIER BONUS L NBC SPORTS NETWORK 2:42 PM 84 0.09 278
77 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:00 PM 60 0.08 267
78 DEADLINE: WH SPECIAL MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.08 1,447
79 T.O.T.S. DISNEY CHANNEL 9:25 AM 15 0.08 422
80 SPORTSCENTER AFT    L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 279
81 WHEN SHARKS ATTACK DD NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 63 0.08 265
82 T.O.T.S. DISNEY CHANNEL 9:00 AM 25 0.08 355
83 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 9:00 AM 120 0.08 213
84 HEAD 2 HEAD MOTOR TREND 9:30 PM 30 0.08 186
85 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.08 179
86 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: OKLAHOMA CITY/MEMPHIS NBA-TV 4:02 PM 150 0.07 182
87 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.07 348
88 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.07 1,116
89 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.07 678
90 PJ MASKS DISNEY JUNIOR 5:40 PM 25 0.07 370
91 SPONGEBOB NICKTOONS 10:30 PM 30 0.07 190
92 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.07 1,091
93 MUPPET BABIES DISNEY CHANNEL 8:30 AM 24 0.07 332
94 BLUEY DISNEY CHANNEL 8:00 AM 22 0.07 287
95 LIGA MX L: MAZATLAN / TOLUCA TUDN 10:32 PM 125 0.07 156
96 NHL QUALIFIER L: NY ISLANDERS/FLORIDA NBC SPORTS NETWORK 12:00 PM 162 0.07 184
97 PEPPA PIG NICK JR 8:00 PM 30 0.07 338
98 WHEN SHARKS ATTACK EXTRA NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.07 223
99 SHOWCASE GAME: NYY AT TB/BAL AT WAS MLB NETWORK 6:40 PM 175 0.07 280
100 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.07 1,144
101 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.06 357
102 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.06 241
103 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.06 1,133
104 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.06 1,100
105 ELEAGUE TBS NETWORK 11:00 PM 60 0.06 205
106 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 263
107 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 581
108 COOP & CAMI ASK THE WORLD DISNEY CHANNEL 8:23 PM 23 0.06 286
109 FOOD PARADISE FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 60 0.06 199
110 CHUGGINGTON TALES RAILS DISNEY JUNIOR 8:05 AM 25 0.06 241
111 MLB REG SEASON PRE L FOX SPORTS 1 8:44 PM 10 0.06 145
112 FOOD PARADISE FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 60 0.06 243
113 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: SF AT LAD/ARI AT SD MLB NETWORK 9:35 PM 202 0.06 192
114 JEXI SHOWTIME PRIME 9:00 PM 84 0.05 148
115 DATELINE: SECRETS UNCOVRD OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.05 294
116 ADVENTURES OF PADDINGTON NICK JR 8:30 PM 30 0.05 254
117 ACUMULADORES COMPU S5 UNIVERSO 12:00 PM 60 0.05 73
118 MISION EUROPA FRI TUDN 5:00 PM 60 0.05 115
119 HAUNTING HEARTLAND REPACK: THIH-1R1R03H TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.05 333
120 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 503
121 SYDNEY TO THE MAX DISNEY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 23 0.05 283
122 UNDISPUTED L: 973 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.05 119
123 LAKEFRONT BRGN HUNT RENO DIY NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.05 340
124 SQUAWK ALLEY CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.05 264
125 LAKEFRONT BRGN HUNT RENO DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.05 351
126 MLB REGULAR SEASON L: LOS ANGELES ANGELS/TEXAS RANGERS FOX SPORTS 1 8:54 PM 231 0.04 161
127 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.04 298
128 NBA POSTGAME SHOW NBA-TV 6:32 PM 30 0.04 89
129 NEW YORK TIMES PRESENTS FX 10:00 PM 47 0.04 192
130 POWER LUNCH CNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.04 246
131 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 12:30 PM 30 0.04 88
132 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 208
133 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO TUDN 12:37 AM 23 0.04 89
134 CLOSING BELL: N/A CNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.04 263
135 FUTBOL CENTRAL DT FRI TUDN 2:00 PM 30 0.04 97
136 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.04 250
137 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 12:00 AM 60 0.04 137
138 UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAG 20 DT: JUVENTUS VS OLYMPIQUE LYONNAIS GALAVISION 2:30 PM 151 0.03 74
139 QUICK PITCH MLB NETWORK 12:57 AM 61 0.03 90
140 FRONTERA S2 UNIVERSO 3:00 PM 60 0.03 44
141 WNBA BASKETBALL         L: LA SPARKS/LAS VEGAS ESPN2 9:19 PM 121 0.03 123
142 WORLDS MOST EVIL KILLERS REELZCHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.03 101
143 MLB PREGAME MLB NETWORK 6:30 PM 10 0.03 98
144 FAST MONEY CNBC 5:00 PM 30 0.03 226
145 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN2 6:00 PM 60 0.03 73
146 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 60 0.03 130
147 OPTIONS ACTION CNBC 5:30 PM 30 0.03 172
148 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN2 3:00 PM 60 0.03 69
149 USGA: 2020 US WOMENS AMATEUR GOLF CHANNEL 1:00 PM 181 0.02 211
150 FUTBOL CENTRAL FRI TUDN 7:30 PM 30 0.02 51

 

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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.




3 Comments


  1. ntscuser

    It’s time the table started including hundredths of a percent since few shows get above a 1 these days.


  2. Tenter

    What are the Nicktoons ratings for Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on Nicktoons please, for airing at 8PM and 8:30PM? Both were new and were the series finale



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