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September 14, 2020

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 9.11.2020

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  There were no changes from the preliminary Friday ratings.  Note that BEING REUBEN’s ignominious run is apparently over, at least it’s not scheduled to air on the next two Fridays. 

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  TNT’s NBA PLAYOFFS games loomed over Friday cable, with Boston vs. Toronto at 1.87 and Clippers vs. Denver at 0.95.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.34/0.56/4.1M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.21/0.37/3.2M, and CNN’s ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT at 0.17/0.24/1.3M.  USA Network’s NHL PLAYOFFS game was at 0.29.  We’s LOVE AFTER LOCKUP edged up 0.02 to 0.26.  Food Network’s DINERS, DRIVE-INS & DIVES was steady at 0.24.  Nickelodeon’s LOUD HOUSE was at 0.20.  On HGTV, SELLING THE BIG EASY was at 0.18/0.18, and MY LOTTERY DREAM HOME was at 0.18.  On Discovery, BERING SEA GOLD rose 0.04 to 0.15, and 100 DAYS WILD was up 0.03 to 0.12.  On HBO, REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER returned from a week off at 0.14, and ROOM 104 ticked up to 0.03.  A&E’s LIVE RESCUE ticked up to 0.11.  Paramount’s BELLATOR LIVE was at 0.10.  VH1’s RUPAUL’S VEGAS REVUE climbed 0.04 to 0.09. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Friday September 11, 2020 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 2 L: CELTICS/RAPTORS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:24 PM 153 1.87 4,691
2 NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 2 L: NUGGETS/CLIPPERS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 6:49 PM 144 0.95 2,563
3 INSIDE THE NBA PLAYOFFS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 11:57 PM 60 0.62 1,599
4 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.34 4,065
5 NHL CONFERENCE FINALS L: TAMPA BAY/NY ISLANDERS USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 180 0.29 986
6 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.27 3,352
7 HANNITY SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.27 3,849
8 NBA PLAYOFFS PRE-GAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 6:30 PM 19 0.27 768
9 LOVE AFTER LOCKUP WETV 9:00 PM 61 0.26 728
10 TIME MACHINE HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.25 1,328
11 TIME MACHINE: 9/11: INSIDE AIR FORCE ONE HISTORY 10:03 PM 120 0.24 1,167
12 DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.24 866
13 TIME MACHINE HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.23 1,368
14 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.23 3,056
15 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.23 2,301
16 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.22 2,105
17 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.21 3,180
18 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.21 2,562
19 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.20 2,168
20 LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 60 0.20 790
21 TIME MACHINE: 102 MINUTES THAT CHANGED AMERICA HISTORY 6:00 PM 120 0.19 974
22 SELLING THE BIG EASY HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:31 PM 30 0.18 1,539
23 BILL HEMMER REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.18 1,934
24 SELLING THE BIG EASY HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:01 PM 30 0.18 1,455
25 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.18 2,039
26 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.18 2,268
27 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.18 1,972
28 MY LOTTERY DREAM H REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:31 PM 30 0.18 1,373
29 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.17 1,766
30 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.17 2,213
31 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.17 1,253
32 TENNIS: US OPEN AFT     L: MENS SEMIFINAL ESPN 4:00 PM 433 0.17 890
33 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.17 1,917
34 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.17 1,397
35 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.17 1,460
36 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.16 1,131
37 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.16 1,837
38 BERING SEA GOLD DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 63 0.15 1,033
39 90 DAY FIANCE HEA: FL TLC 10:00 PM 30 0.15 1,173
40 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.14 1,079
41 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN17 MTV 11:00 PM 30 0.14 325
42 REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBO PRIME 10:01 PM 59 0.14 1,097
43 TIME MACHINE HISTORY 12:03 AM 60 0.14 733
44 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.14 1,042
45 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.13 1,083
46 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.13 1,068
47 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.13 1,414
48 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.13 1,138
49 90 DAY FIANCE HEA: MORE T: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.13 749
50 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.12 1,031
51 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.12 2,110
52 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.12 1,641
53 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.12 1,115
54 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.12 963
55 100 DAYS WILD DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:03 PM 62 0.12 675
56 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.12 1,835
57 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.11 364
58 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.11 304
59 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.11 954
60 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.11 1,926
61 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:13 PM 47 0.11 335
62 LIGA MX FRI: NECAXA / CHIVAS GUADALAJARA TUDN 8:00 PM 150 0.11 272
63 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.11 294
64 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:03 PM 57 0.11 311
65 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.11 1,716
66 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.11 1,975
67 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 63 0.11 319
68 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.11 365
69 PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 12:00 PM 30 0.11 521
70 LIVE RESCUE: 45 LIVE RESCUE A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 120 0.11 561
71 TIME MACHINE HISTORY 1:03 AM 63 0.11 510
72 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.10 1,416
73 TIME MACHINE: 9/11: ESCAPE FROM THE TOWERS HISTORY 4:00 PM 120 0.10 608
74 BIN LADENS HARD DRIVE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:03 PM 60 0.10 436
75 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 2:30 PM 30 0.10 264
76 BELLATOR MMA LIVE: 245 PARAMOUNT 10:00 PM 130 0.10 300
77 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.10 1,232
78 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN 2:00 PM 30 0.10 257
79 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.09 1,345
80 MSNBC LIVE W/A.MOHYELDIN MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.09 1,393
81 HANNITY SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 AM 60 0.09 973
82 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.09 1,072
83 NASCAR XFINITY RACE L: RICHMOND NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:08 PM 124 0.09 579
84 COOP & CAMI ASK THE WORLD DISNEY CHANNEL 9:41 PM 24 0.09 425
85 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.09 1,297
86 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.09 804
87 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.09 258
88 RUPAULS: VEGAS REVUE VH1 8:00 PM 60 0.09 219
89 LIGA MX L: FC JUAREZ / PUEBLA TUDN 10:30 PM 122 0.08 196
90 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:38 AM 22 0.08 1,052
91 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 5:30 PM 30 0.08 373
92 TIME MACHINE: DAYS THAT SHAPED AM: SEPTEMBER 11TH HISTORY 10:00 AM 120 0.08 411
93 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.08 1,341
94 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 22 0.08 1,154
95 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.08 1,655
96 RAVEN ABOUT BUNK?D DISNEY CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.08 317
97 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 10:22 AM 16 0.08 981
98 TIME MACHINE: 15 SEPTEMBERS LATER HISTORY 12:00 PM 120 0.08 444
99 SQUAWK ALLEY CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.08 311
100 PARANORMAL NIGHTSHIFT TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.08 339
101 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.07 745
102 UNDISPUTED L: 998 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.07 175
103 TIME MACHINE: 9/11 THE DAYS AFTER HISTORY 2:00 PM 120 0.07 485
104 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.07 1,381
105 PARANORMAL WITNESS REPACK TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.07 342
106 ELEAGUE SUPER PUNCH TBS NETWORK 12:00 AM 60 0.07 169
107 TOUR DE FRANCE – LIVE: 2020 STAGE 13 NBC SPORTS NETWORK 8:00 AM 220 0.07 433
108 T.O.T.S. DISNEY CHANNEL 9:02 AM 23 0.06 259
109 NASCAR XFINITY POST NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:12 PM 18 0.06 319
110 POWER LUNCH CNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.06 307
111 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.06 330
112 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.06 318
113 TIME MACHINE HISTORY 9:00 AM 60 0.06 320
114 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN2 6:00 PM 60 0.06 189
115 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.06 299
116 AROUND THE HORN ESPN2 5:00 PM 30 0.06 237
117 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.06 210
118 CLEVELAND SHOW, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 12:30 AM 30 0.05 212
119 DATELINE: SECRETS UNCOVRD: 923 DEADLY HOUSE OF CARDS OXYGEN MEDIA 7:00 PM 120 0.05 346
120 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 591
121 MLB REGULAR SEASON L: ATLANTA BRAVES/WASHINGTON NATIONALS FOX SPORTS 1 6:00 PM 295 0.05 171
122 CLEVELAND SHOW, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 12:00 AM 30 0.05 208
123 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.05 150
124 NFL LIVE                L ESPN2 4:00 PM 60 0.04 181
125 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 157
126 HERD L: 1311 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.04 127
127 CLOSING BELL: N/A CNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.04 288
128 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 12:30 PM 30 0.04 100
129 MICKEY MOUSE MIXED-UP ADV DISNEY CHANNEL 8:30 AM 25 0.04 241
130 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 176
131 KEEPING UP KARDASHIANS E! 1:00 PM 30 0.04 85
132 PGA TOUR: 2020 SAFEWAY OPEN GOLF CHANNEL 4:00 PM 180 0.04 417
133 CHASING MONSTERS ANIMAL PLANET 11:00 PM 60 0.04 161
134 WISE GUY 101 IFC TV 12:00 AM 60 0.04 119
135 NFL GAMEDAY VIEW NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.03 128
136 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.03 142
137 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.03 118
138 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L: 960 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.03 86
139 TENNIS: US OPEN AFT     L: WOMENS DOUBLES FINALS ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.03 184
140 ROOM 104 HBO PRIME 11:00 PM 24 0.03 274
141 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 470
142 TOUR DE FRANCE – BONUS NBC SPORTS NETWORK 6:14 AM 106 0.03 239
143 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: BAL AT NYY/PHI AT MIA GAME 2 MLB NETWORK 6:56 PM 161 0.03 143
144 LAKEFRONT BRGN HUNT RENO DIY NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.03 214
145 FOX BET LIVE L FOX SPORTS 1 5:00 PM 30 0.03 64
146 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO TUDN 12:32 AM 28 0.03 55
147 COMBATE AMERICAS TUDN 1:00 AM 90 0.03 60
148 NIGHTWATCH SPECIALS A&E NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.03 161
149 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.03 104
150 FORMULA 1 PRACTICE L ESPN 6:00 AM 34 0.03 120

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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.




4 Comments


  1. Augus

    Do you have ‘800 Words (UPtv at 9PM)’ ratings, please? Thanks!


  2. Tenter

    Paw Patrol 12pm isn’t new, don’t know why it was listed..


  3. Tenter

    Where are the numbers for Adventures of Paddington that aired on NickJr at 8:30PM please?



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