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January 12, 2021

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.11.2021

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  There were significant adjustments (to the next tenth) for THE BACHELOR, THE GOOD DOCTOR, and ELLEN’S GAME OF GAMES.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Although ESPN’s CFP CHAMPIONSHIP GAME was by far the highest rated TV on Monday, at 5.05 it was down an ugly 2.44 from the 2020 game (and total viewers dropped from 25M to 18.2M).  USA’s WWE telecast was t 0.62/0.53/0.51 compared to last week’s 0.70/0.68/0.66, and STRAIGHT UP STEVE AUSTIN was at 0.19.  Cable news was led by CNN’s CUOMO PRIME TIME at 0.58/0.86/3.5M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.43/0.70/4.2M, and Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.33/0.51/3.4M.  Bravo’s BELOW DECK ticked down to 0.52.  On TLC, DR PIMPLE POPPER dipped 0.03 to 0.28, and 1000-LB SISTERS was at 0.24.  Food Network’s KIDS BAKING CHAMPIONSHIP gained 0.03 to 0.24.  Discovery’s STREET OUTLAWS was at 0.22/0.22 compared to last week’s 0.25.  HGTV’s 100 DAY DREAM HOME edged up 0.02 to 0.22, and TY BREAKER was at 0.17.  A&E’s THE FIRST 48 ticked down to 0.11.  HBO’s 30 COINS was off the chart at 0.02/79K. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Monday January 11, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 CFP CHAMPIONSHIP  L: OHIO STATE/ALABAMA ESPN 8:16 PM 203 5.05 18,219
2 COLL FTBL BOWL STUDIO L ESPN 8:00 PM 16 3.20 12,637
3 CFP CHAMPIONSHIP SUST L ESPN 11:39 PM 15 2.98 10,424
4 COLL FTBL BOWL STUDIO L ESPN 11:54 PM 16 1.87 5,852
5 COLL FTBL BOWL STUDIO L ESPN 7:31 PM 29 1.33 4,727
6 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:10 AM 55 0.88 2,539
7 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.62 2,024
8 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.58 3,503
9 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.57 3,127
10 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.55 3,453
11 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.55 3,394
12 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.53 1,802
13 BELOW DECK BRAVO 9:00 PM 75 0.52 1,601
14 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.51 3,509
15 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.51 3,616
16 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.51 1,632
17 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.50 3,201
18 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.49 3,394
19 COLLEGE GAMEDAY         L ESPN 6:00 PM 31 0.48 1,557
20 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.48 3,386
21 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.46 3,088
22 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.44 2,830
23 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.43 4,218
24 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.40 2,598
25 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.36 2,067
26 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:05 AM 60 0.36 1,073
27 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.34 2,358
28 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.33 3,369
29 DR. PIMPLE POPPER TLC 9:00 PM 61 0.28 1,635
30 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.27 2,878
31 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.27 1,947
32 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.26 3,359
33 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.25 2,640
34 KIDS BAKING CHAMP FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.24 918
35 1000-LB SISTERS TLC 10:01 PM 60 0.24 1,054
36 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.23 3,198
37 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.23 1,517
38 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.23 2,797
39 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.23 3,296
40 STREET OUTLAWS DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.22 727
41 100 DAY DREAM HOME HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.22 1,162
42 STREET OUTLAWS: MEGA CASH: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 121 0.22 667
43 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.22 2,702
44 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.21 1,878
45 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.21 2,889
46 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.21 827
47 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.21 2,151
48 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.20 1,947
49 MSNBC LIVE W/A.MOHYELDIN MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.20 2,072
50 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.19 2,077
51 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.19 2,025
52 STRAIGHT UP STEVE AUSTIN USA NETWORK 11:00 PM 31 0.19 598
53 COLL FTBL BOWL STUDIO L ESPN2 8:00 PM 16 0.19 734
54 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.18 2,426
55 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.18 2,008
56 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.17 1,783
57 L&HH SECRETS UNLOCKED VH1 8:00 PM 60 0.17 364
58 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.17 515
59 100 DAY DREAM HOME REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 7:00 PM 60 0.17 791
60 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.17 1,913
61 BELOW DECK BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.17 483
62 TY BREAKER HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.17 929
63 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.16 1,096
64 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.15 473
65 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.15 1,296
66 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.14 1,911
67 KIDS BAKING CHAMP REPACK FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.14 544
68 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 90 0.14 388
69 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.14 570
70 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   L ESPN 1:30 PM 90 0.14 403
71 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.14 1,617
72 CELEBRITY IOU REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 60 0.13 716
73 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.13 899
74 PJ MASKS DISNEY JUNIOR 5:30 PM 25 0.13 469
75 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.12 1,415
76 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:15 PM 30 0.12 430
77 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.12 1,473
78 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 1:03 AM 59 0.12 318
79 GREG KELLY REPORTS NEWSMAX TV 7:00 PM 60 0.11 929
80 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.11 1,477
81 PAWN STARS: BEST OF HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.11 676
82 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.11 1,392
83 BILL HEMMER REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.11 1,424
84 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 59 0.11 385
85 PRECIO DE HISTORIA S3 UNIVERSO 9:00 PM 30 0.11 173
86 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.10 1,500
87 UNDISPUTED L: 1083 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.10 214
88 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.10 1,405
89 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.10 1,127
90 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.10 1,384
91 CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVE  L: N/A ESPN 3:00 PM 120 0.10 371
92 SPICER & CO NEWSMAX TV 6:00 PM 60 0.10 711
93 ATLANTA JUSTICE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.10 524
94 UNPOLISHED: TOUCHED UP TLC 11:01 PM 59 0.10 442
95 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN19 MTV 11:00 PM 30 0.09 205
96 STINCHFIELD NEWSMAX TV 8:00 PM 60 0.09 660
97 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 293
98 STREET OUTLAWS: FASTEST DISCOVERY CHANNEL 11:01 PM 59 0.09 289
99 WORLDS MOST UNEX REPACK TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.09 369
100 PAWN STARS HISTORY 8:00 PM 58 0.09 514
101 GIGANTOSAURUS DISNEY JUNIOR 8:55 AM 25 0.08 233
102 ESPNU STUDIO   L ESPN2 7:00 PM 60 0.08 293
103 LIGA MX L: PACHUCA / FC JUAREZ TUDN 9:30 PM 150 0.08 162
104 PARANORMAL DECLASSIFIED TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.08 336
105 RIZZOLI & ISLES LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 61 0.08 694
106 COLL FTBL BOWL STUDIO L ESPNU 8:00 PM 16 0.07 318
107 BIG SCREEN MOVIE: BOURNE SUPREMACY, THE FREEFORM 6:00 PM 150 0.07 247
108 HERD L: 1397 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.07 187
109 CHRIS SALCEDO SHOW, THE NEWSMAX TV 5:00 PM 60 0.07 539
110 CLEVELAND SHOW, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 1:00 AM 30 0.06 120
111 AMERICAN AGENDA: N/A NEWSMAX TV 2:00 PM 180 0.06 403
112 CFP CHAMP MEGACAST L: OHIO STATE/ALABAMA ESPN2 8:16 PM 203 0.06 213
113 CLEVELAND SHOW, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 1:30 AM 30 0.06 121
114 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.06 757
115 PRECIO DE HISTORIA S3 UNIVERSO 9:30 PM 30 0.06 108
116 PRECIO DE HISTORIA S2 UNIVERSO 10:00 PM 30 0.05 134
117 COLL FTBL BOWL STUDIO L ESPNU 7:31 PM 29 0.05 157
118 LAW & ORDER BBC-AMERICA 8:00 PM 60 0.05 245
119 MASTER MINDS GSN 4:00 PM 30 0.05 547
120 NFL LIVE                L ESPN2 4:00 PM 60 0.05 171
121 CFP CHAMP MEGACAST L: OHIO STATE/ALABAMA ESPNU 8:16 PM 203 0.05 222
122 CFP CHAMPIONSHIP SUST L ESPN2 11:39 PM 13 0.05 138
123 NATIONAL REPORT: N/A NEWSMAX TV 9:00 AM 180 0.05 396
124 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO TUDN 12:00 AM 60 0.05 77
125 COLL BSKTBL: BIG EAST L: UCONN/DEPAUL FOX SPORTS 1 6:00 PM 125 0.04 147
126 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.04 135
127 THREES COMPANY IFC TV 5:00 PM 30 0.04 118
128 LAW & ORDER BBC-AMERICA 10:00 PM 60 0.04 226
129 THREES COMPANY IFC TV 4:30 PM 30 0.04 115
130 GET A CLUE GSN 4:30 PM 30 0.04 415
131 AFTERNOON MOVIE: BOURNE IDENTITY, THE FREEFORM 3:30 PM 150 0.04 159
132 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 181
133 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.04 152
134 JOHN BACHMAN NOW: N/A NEWSMAX TV 12:00 PM 120 0.04 389
135 LAW & ORDER BBC-AMERICA 7:00 PM 60 0.04 212
136 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 60 0.04 131
137 PRECIO DE HISTORIA S2 UNIVERSO 10:30 PM 30 0.04 101
138 LAW & ORDER BBC-AMERICA 9:00 PM 60 0.04 228
139 NOTICIAS CON D. MAERKER GALAVISION 12:30 AM 30 0.04 80
140 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.04 177
141 FUTBOL CENTRAL L TUDN 9:00 PM 30 0.04 79
142 ZIMMERN LIST COOKING CHANNEL 9:00 PM 30 0.04 121
143 RIZZOLI & ISLES LIFETIME TELEVISION 12:01 AM 61 0.04 321
144 THREES COMPANY IFC TV 5:30 PM 30 0.04 120
145 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L: 1041 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.03 76
146 ROB SCHMITT TONIGHT NEWSMAX TV 10:00 PM 60 0.03 316
147 CHATARRA DE ORO DISCOVERY EN ESPANOL 8:00 PM 60 0.03 86
148 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 2:00 PM 30 0.03 118
149 NIGHTLY POP E! 11:30 PM 30 0.03 62
150 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.03 118

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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.




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