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September 28, 2020

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 9.25.2020

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  The STANLEY CUP FINALS game adjusted to 0.6 in final numbers, and GREATEST #ATHOME VIDEOS gained 0.1.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s NBA PLAYOFFS game topped Friday cable at 1.72.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.37/0.57/4.2M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.20/0.35/3M, and CNN NEWSROOM at 0.18/0.24/1.2M.  On HGTV, HOUSE HUNTERS was at 0.24/0.19, and SELLING THE BIG EASY was at 0.19/0.18 compared to last week’s 0.20/0.20.  We’s LOVE AFTER LOCKUP slipped 0.02 to 0.24.  Food Network’s DINERS, DRIVE-INS & DIVES ticked down to 0.23.  On HBO, the just-renewed REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER gained 0.03 to 0.16, and ROOM 104 was steady at 0.03/224K.  A&E’s LIVE RESCUE lost 0.02 to 0.15.  On Discovery, BERING SEA GOLD dropped 0.03 to 0.13, and 100 DAYS WILD was down 0.05 to 0.09.  FX’s A WILDERNESS OF ERROR debuted at 0.07.  VH1’s RUPAUL’S VEGAS REVUE fell 0.03 to 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 25, 2020 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA PLAYOFFS-CONF FNLS  L: MIAMI/BOSTON ESPN 8:40 PM 162 1.72 4,366
2 NBA COURTSIDE  L ESPN 8:30 PM 10 0.85 2,200
3 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 11:22 PM 69 0.82 1,777
4 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:31 AM 59 0.51 1,000
5 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.37 4,243
6 NBA PRE-GAME    L ESPN 7:30 PM 60 0.34 900
7 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.33 4,225
8 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.27 3,414
9 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.25 3,541
10 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:30 AM 60 0.25 555
11 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.24 1,402
12 LOVE AFTER LOCKUP WETV 9:00 PM 61 0.24 710
13 MY LOTTERY DREAM H REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:30 PM 30 0.24 1,390
14 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 30 0.23 532
15 DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.23 929
16 SPORTSCENTER WITH SAS  L ESPN 6:30 PM 60 0.21 505
17 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.21 2,810
18 90 DAY FIANCE HEA: FL TLC 10:00 PM 30 0.20 1,259
19 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.20 3,039
20 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:30 AM 30 0.20 422
21 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.19 1,338
22 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.19 2,297
23 SELLING THE BIG EASY HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.19 1,367
24 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.18 2,284
25 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.18 1,159
26 SELLING THE BIG EASY HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:30 PM 30 0.18 1,359
27 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.17 1,023
28 PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 12:00 PM 60 0.17 746
29 MIRACULOUS WORLD: NEW YOR DISNEY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 63 0.17 625
30 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.16 559
31 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.16 2,081
32 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.16 1,252
33 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.16 1,158
34 REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBO PRIME 10:02 PM 59 0.16 1,149
35 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.16 1,812
36 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.15 1,069
37 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.15 1,100
38 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.15 1,224
39 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.15 1,188
40 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.15 1,038
41 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.15 1,260
42 LIVE RESCUE: 49 LIVE RESCUE A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 120 0.15 665
43 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.15 2,062
44 CASAGRANDES NICKELODEON 7:30 PM 30 0.14 611
45 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.14 1,047
46 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.14 965
47 COMEDY CENTRAL STAND-UP COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 72 0.13 284
48 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.13 843
49 BERING SEA GOLD DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 63 0.13 1,029
50 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.13 997
51 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.13 1,819
52 90 DAY FIANCE HEA: MORE T: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.12 658
53 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:01 PM 59 0.12 282
54 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.12 366
55 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.12 887
56 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.12 1,848
57 LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.12 554
58 BILL HEMMER REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.12 1,839
59 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 40 0.11 2,023
60 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.11 326
61 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN18 MTV 11:00 PM 30 0.11 311
62 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.11 1,645
63 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 61 0.11 269
64 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.11 1,706
65 SR/GINSBURG CASKET ESCORT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:43 PM 10 0.11 1,935
66 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 43 0.10 1,919
67 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.10 1,709
68 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.10 1,929
69 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.10 284
70 MIRA, ROYAL DETECTIVE DISNEY CHANNEL 8:30 AM 25 0.10 299
71 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.09 1,310
72 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.09 1,693
73 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:07 AM 53 0.09 1,487
74 100 DAYS WILD DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:03 PM 62 0.09 663
75 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 10:50 AM 42 0.09 958
76 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:32 AM 28 0.09 886
77 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 9:30 AM 80 0.09 1,200
78 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.09 293
79 SR/GINSBURG CASKET-CAPITL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:40 AM 51 0.08 1,530
80 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.08 741
81 NASCAR TRUCKS RACING L: LAS VEGAS FOX SPORTS 1 9:00 PM 150 0.08 391
82 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.08 1,201
83 MSNBC LIVE W/A.MOHYELDIN MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.08 1,215
84 T.O.T.S. DISNEY CHANNEL 9:02 AM 23 0.08 262
85 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:31 AM 19 0.08 1,321
86 SR/BREONNA TAYLOR FMLY PC FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:50 AM 17 0.08 1,218
87 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 30 0.08 1,166
88 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.08 1,099
89 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 223
90 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 236
91 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.07 1,429
92 WILDERNESS OF ERROR, A FX 8:00 PM 83 0.07 284
93 ADVENTURES OF PADDINGTON NICK JR 8:30 PM 30 0.07 346
94 LIGA MX L: FC JUAREZ / ATLAS TUDN 10:27 PM 127 0.07 164
95 UNDISPUTED L: 1008 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.07 156
96 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 612
97 CLEVELAND SHOW, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 12:00 AM 30 0.07 214
98 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 2:30 PM 30 0.06 179
99 NFL GAMEDAY VIEW NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.06 161
100 PUPPY DOG PALS DISNEY CHANNEL 9:32 AM 25 0.06 212
101 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.06 177
102 LIGA MX L: PUEBLA / QUERETARO TUDN 8:00 PM 147 0.06 144
103 ANCIENT ALIENS HISTORY 10:03 PM 60 0.06 387
104 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.06 1,107
105 HERD L: 1321 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.06 155
106 RUPAULS: VEGAS REVUE VH1 8:00 PM 60 0.06 203
107 WORLDS DEADLIEST JELLYFIS NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.06 255
108 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.06 508
109 ANCIENT ALIENS HISTORY 1:06 AM 60 0.06 241
110 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.05 1,125
111 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN 2:00 PM 30 0.05 159
112 MIRACULOUS WORLD: NEW YOR DISNEY CHANNEL 10:59 PM 71 0.05 230
113 THROTTLE OUT MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 30 0.05 210
114 DEEP SEA KILLERS NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 63 0.05 314
115 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.05 137
116 CLEVELAND SHOW, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 12:30 AM 30 0.05 187
117 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 187
118 DATELINE: SECRETS UNCOVRD OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.05 284
119 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 168
120 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.04 126
121 HEAD 2 HEAD MOTOR TREND 9:30 PM 30 0.04 140
122 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.04 139
123 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 186
124 ALASKA TRIANGLE REPACK: TAKT-1R4R01H TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.04 361
125 MLB BONUS GAME   L: CHICAGO CUBS/CHICAGO WHITE SOX ESPN2 8:00 PM 198 0.04 201
126 LIFE BELOW ZERO NAT GEO WILD 10:00 PM 60 0.04 210
127 VARNEY & COMPANY FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 9:00 AM 60 0.04 327
128 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 60 0.04 158
129 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.03 85
130 GIANT ROBBER CRAB NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:03 PM 60 0.03 242
131 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L: 970 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.03 75
132 SQUAWK ALLEY CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.03 267
133 CLOSING BELL: N/A CNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.03 281
134 VARNEY & COMPANY FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 10:00 AM 60 0.03 355
135 FAST MONEY CNBC 5:00 PM 30 0.03 217
136 VARNEY & COMPANY FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.03 382
137 LAKEFRONT BRGN HUNT RENO DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.03 250
138 MAD MONEY CNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.03 224
139 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.03 266
140 NASCAR RACEDAY:TRCKS L FOX SPORTS 1 8:00 PM 60 0.03 142
141 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   L ESPN2 3:00 PM 60 0.03 91
142 WORLDS DEADLIEST CROCS NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 4:00 PM 60 0.03 201
143 CAVUTO COAST TO COAST FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 12:00 PM 60 0.03 232
144 FOX BET LIVE L FOX SPORTS 1 5:00 PM 30 0.03 58
145 NHL LIVE PRE STANLEY CUP NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.03 86
146 WILDERNESS OF ERROR, A FX 9:23 PM 60 0.03 162
147 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.03 282
148 DESSERT GAMES COOKING CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.03 128
149 NHL PLAYOFF SIMULCAST NBC SPORTS NETWORK 10:58 PM 29 0.03 101
150 FIRST THINGS FIRST L: 768 FOX SPORTS 1 7:30 AM 120 0.03 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.




2 Comments


  1. Augus

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



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