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September 21, 2020

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 9.18.2020

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  The AMERICA’S GOT TALENT rerun and DATELINE each gained 0.1 in final numbers.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  TNT’s NBA PLAYOFFS game was firmly in charge of Friday cable at 1.98.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.43/0.67/4.6M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.32/0.50/3.3M, and ANDERSON COOPER 360 at 0.30/0.49/2M, all no doubt boosted by the evening’s RBG news.  We’s LOVE AFTER LOCKUP was steady at 0.26.  Food Network’s DINERS, DRIVE-INS & DIVES held at 0.24.  On HGTV, MY LOTTERY DREAM HOME rose 0.05 to 0.23, and SELLING THE BIG EASY was at 0.20/0.20 compared to last week’s 0.18/0.18.  A&E’s LIVE RESCUE climbed 0.06 to 0.17.  On Discovery, BERING SEA GOLD ticked up to 0.16, and 100 DAYS WILD was up 0.02 to 0.14.  On HBO, REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER ticked down to 0.13, and ROOM 104 was steady at 0.03/161K.  VH1’s RUPAUL’S VEGAS REVUE was steady at 0.09.  FX’s NY TIMES PRESENTS was at 0.06. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Friday September 18, 2020 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA PLAYOFFS- CONF FNLS L: NUGGETS/LAKERS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:00 PM 163 1.98 4,921
2 INSIDE THE NBA PLAYOFFS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 11:43 PM 58 0.79 1,901
3 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.43 4,631
4 NBA PLAYOFFS PRE-GAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:00 PM 60 0.42 1,125
5 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.35 4,152
6 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.32 3,325
7 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.30 1,950
8 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.26 3,171
9 LOVE AFTER LOCKUP WETV 9:00 PM 60 0.26 731
10 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.26 3,338
11 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.25 2,710
12 DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.24 1,104
13 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.23 2,559
14 MY LOTTERY DREAM H REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:30 PM 30 0.23 1,428
15 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.23 1,595
16 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.21 1,844
17 SELLING THE BIG EASY HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.20 1,431
18 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.20 1,404
19 SELLING THE BIG EASY HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:30 PM 30 0.20 1,433
20 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.20 1,358
21 US OPEN: WINGED FOOT GOLF CHANNEL 9:30 AM 390 0.19 1,256
22 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.19 1,231
23 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.19 1,355
24 90 DAY FIANCE HEA: FL TLC 10:00 PM 30 0.18 1,081
25 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.18 2,617
26 RACHEL MADDOW SPECIAL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.18 2,240
27 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.18 1,339
28 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: CAMPBELL/COASTAL CAROLINA ESPN 7:26 PM 200 0.18 509
29 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.17 1,167
30 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.17 375
31 LIVE RESCUE: 47 LIVE RESCUE A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 120 0.17 709
32 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.17 2,186
33 BRIDEZILLAS: FIRST LOOK WETV 10:00 PM 11 0.17 467
34 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.17 378
35 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.17 2,139
36 BERING SEA GOLD DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 63 0.16 960
37 COLL FTBL COUNTDOWN L ESPN 7:00 PM 26 0.16 371
38 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.16 1,732
39 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.15 1,148
40 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.15 1,041
41 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.14 1,011
42 FIRST 48 AC A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 58 0.14 610
43 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.14 1,719
44 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.14 1,723
45 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.14 1,783
46 BILL HEMMER REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.14 1,950
47 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.14 894
48 100 DAYS WILD DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:03 PM 62 0.14 769
49 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.14 293
50 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.13 1,879
51 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.13 1,971
52 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.13 1,725
53 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.13 432
54 REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBO PRIME 10:00 PM 57 0.13 980
55 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.13 1,444
56 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.12 337
57 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.12 1,653
58 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.12 323
59 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.12 256
60 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.12 1,129
61 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.12 1,616
62 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:00 PM 19 0.12 2,031
63 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.11 1,854
64 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.11 292
65 MSNBC PRES CAMPAIGN TRAIL MSNBC 4:19 PM 31 0.11 2,186
66 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 10:46 PM 74 0.11 302
67 LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.11 494
68 NASCAR XFINITY RACE L: BRISTOL NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:08 PM 128 0.11 764
69 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.11 854
70 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN18 MTV 11:00 PM 30 0.10 273
71 ROAD WARRIORS MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.10 1,190
72 CNN TONIGHT CNN 12:00 AM 60 0.10 727
73 90 DAY FIANCE HEA: MORE T: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.10 603
74 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.10 862
75 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.10 231
76 LIGA MX FRI: MAZATLAN VS. CRUZ AZUL TUDN 10:27 PM 130 0.10 266
77 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.10 1,448
78 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.10 1,282
79 DISNEY QUIZNEY DISNEY CHANNEL 9:32 PM 25 0.10 424
80 RUPAULS: VEGAS REVUE VH1 8:00 PM 60 0.09 265
81 BEN 10 (2017) THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:00 AM 15 0.09 209
82 CASAGRANDES NICKELODEON 7:30 PM 30 0.09 426
83 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.09 1,249
84 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:50 PM 70 0.09 2,011
85 ANCIENT ALIENS HISTORY 10:03 PM 60 0.09 462
86 MSNBC PRESS CONFERENCE MSNBC 3:21 PM 20 0.09 1,132
87 ESPN FC   L ESPN 2:00 PM 25 0.09 195
88 GERMAN BUNDESLIGA    L: FC SCHALKE 04/BAYERN MUNCHEN ESPN 2:25 PM 125 0.09 204
89 MSNBC SPECIAL PROGRAMMING MSNBC 12:00 AM 60 0.09 1,040
90 MSNBC LIVE W/A.MOHYELDIN MSNBC 3:41 PM 19 0.08 1,198
91 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 224
92 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.08 828
93 POWER RANGERS MOVIE: POWER RANGERS MOVIE NICK-AT-NITE 9:00 PM 150 0.08 240
94 AMC PREMIERE EVENT: MEN IN BLACK 3 AMC 8:00 PM 150 0.08 429
95 UNDISPUTED L: 1003 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.08 197
96 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.08 1,288
97 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.08 1,289
98 ARENA, THE TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:00 PM 60 0.08 231
99 BEN 10 (2017) THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:15 AM 15 0.08 194
100 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.08 1,233
101 MSNBC LIVE W/A.MOHYELDIN MSNBC 3:00 PM 21 0.07 1,229
102 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:30 PM 60 0.07 169
103 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN2 3:00 PM 60 0.07 149
104 RYANS MYSTERY PLAYDATE NICKELODEON 12:30 PM 30 0.07 533
105 NFL GAMEDAY VIEW NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.07 184
106 ADVENTURES OF PADDINGTON NICK JR 8:30 PM 30 0.07 330
107 ANCIENT ALIENS HISTORY 1:06 AM 60 0.07 288
108 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.07 210
109 PARANORMAL WITNESS REPACK TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.06 340
110 NASCAR XFINITY POST NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:16 PM 14 0.06 417
111 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.06 708
112 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO TUDN 12:37 AM 23 0.06 130
113 MICKEY MOUSE MIXED-UP ADV DISNEY CHANNEL 8:30 AM 25 0.06 231
114 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 621
115 NEW YORK TIMES PRESENTS FX 10:00 PM 61 0.06 144
116 SQUAWK ALLEY CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.06 274
117 HERD L: 1316 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.06 145
118 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.06 175
119 LIGA MX L: NECAXA / PUEBLA TUDN 8:00 PM 147 0.06 164
120 PARANORMAL NIGHTSHIFT TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.06 309
121 WORLDS DEADLIEST WHALE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 63 0.06 269
122 10 THINGS YOU DONT KNOW E! 10:30 PM 30 0.05 185
123 POWER LUNCH CNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.05 266
124 CLOSING BELL: N/A CNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.05 248
125 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.05 301
126 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.05 329
127 NASCAR XFINITY START L NBC SPORTS NETWORK 6:48 PM 20 0.05 357
128 GOOD MORNING FOOTBALL: N/A NFL NETWORK 7:00 AM 180 0.05 133
129 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   L ESPN2 4:00 PM 30 0.05 115
130 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 529
131 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN2 2:30 PM 30 0.05 103
132 OCEAN FIGHT NIGHT NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:03 PM 60 0.05 338
133 TOUR DE FRANCE – LIVE: 2020 STAGE 19 NBC SPORTS NETWORK 8:00 AM 240 0.05 350
134 ELEAGUE SUPER PUNCH TBS NETWORK 12:00 AM 60 0.05 105
135 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 60 0.05 145
136 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.05 286
137 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 7:00 PM 60 0.04 168
138 COMBATE AMERICAS TUDN 1:00 AM 90 0.04 93
139 AROUND THE HORN ESPN2 5:00 PM 30 0.04 140
140 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 2:00 PM 30 0.04 86
141 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.04 126
142 SHOWCASE GAME: NYY AT BOS/TB AT BAL MLB NETWORK 7:32 PM 297 0.04 250
143 DATELINE: SECRETS UNCOVRD: 924 FOOTPRINT IN THE DUST OXYGEN MEDIA 7:00 PM 120 0.04 295
144 PUPPY DOG PALS DISNEY CHANNEL 9:00 AM 25 0.04 178
145 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 212
146 IFC MOVIE IFC TV 1:00 AM 15 0.04 97
147 HOME & FAMILY: N/A HALLMARK CHANNEL 10:00 AM 120 0.04 239
148 IFC MOVIE: THIS IS 40 IFC TV 10:15 PM 165 0.04 95
149 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 191
150 NFLN SPECIAL NFL NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.03 82

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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.




2 Comments


  1. Augus

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



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