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December 15, 2020

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 12.14.2020

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  After adjustment for local MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL coverage, THE VOICE lost 0.1 and NURSES dropped 0.2.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL was at 3.57, up 1.12 from last week’s game (which was shared with ABC).  Bravo’s BELOW DECK gained 0.07 to 0.55.  Cable news was led by CNN’s ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT at 0.45/0.57/3M (the network was strong throughout the day with coverage of electoral college voting), with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.30/0.53/3.5M, and Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.27/0.45/3.5M.  USA’s WWE telecast was at 0.44/0.41/0.38 compared to last week’s 0.55/0.52/0.47.  On Food Network, HOLIDAY BAKING CHAMPIONSHIP dropped 0.05 to 0.31, and CHRISTMAS COOKIE CHALLENGE was down 0.06 to 0.19.  TLC’s THE FAMILY CHANTEL was at 0.23 compared to last week’s 0.25/0.19.  Discovery’s STREET OUTLAWS was at 0.21/0.12 compared to last week’s 0.23/0.18.  On HGTV, CELEBRITY IOU was at 0.20.  On ID, TILL DEATH DO US PART gained 0.05 to 0.19, and TWISTED SISTERS ticked up to 0.17.  MTV’s DELICIOUSNESS was at 0.15/0.13.  A&E’s THE FIRST 48 gained was at 0.15/0.11 compared to last week’s 0.12.  History’s PAWN STARS ticked down to 0.12.  On HBO, HIS DARK MATERIALS dropped 0.03 to 0.04, and the just-renewed INDUSTRY ticked down to 0.02/86K. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Monday December 14, 2020 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NFL REGULAR SEASON      L: BALTIMORE/CLEVELAND ESPN 8:14 PM 215 3.57 12,422
2 MONDAY NIGHT KICKOFF    L ESPN 8:00 PM 14 1.57 6,003
3 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 11:49 PM 71 1.03 2,929
4 BELOW DECK BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.55 1,547
5 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.45 3,027
6 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.44 1,627
7 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.42 3,394
8 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.42 2,644
9 MONDAY NIGHT COUNTDOWN  L: N/A ESPN 6:00 PM 120 0.41 1,204
10 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.41 1,512
11 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.40 2,654
12 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 61 0.38 1,441
13 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.35 3,094
14 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.35 2,816
15 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.34 2,770
16 HOLIDAY BAKING CHAMPION FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.31 1,494
17 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.31 2,618
18 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.30 924
19 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.30 3,510
20 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.30 2,117
21 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.28 1,651
22 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.27 3,498
23 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.25 806
24 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.25 2,263
25 FAMILY CHANTEL TLC 9:00 PM 60 0.23 1,058
26 STREET OUTLAWS: FASTEST: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 122 0.21 756
27 SPORTSCENTER 12AM ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.21 615
28 CELEBRITY IOU HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 61 0.20 1,230
29 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.20 1,646
30 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.20 2,877
31 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.20 2,767
32 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.20 2,529
33 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.20 3,014
34 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.19 1,751
35 TIL DEATH DO US PART INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.19 808
36 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.19 2,238
37 CHRISTMAS COOKIE CHLG FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.19 1,174
38 FLIP OR FLOP REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 29 0.18 924
39 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.17 526
40 TWISTED SISTERS INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.17 679
41 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.17 2,534
42 FLIP OR FLOP REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.16 871
43 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.16 1,094
44 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.16 2,511
45 CELEBRITY IOU REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.16 945
46 OLLIES PACK NICKELODEON 4:00 PM 30 0.16 416
47 DELICIOUSNESS MTV 7:00 PM 30 0.15 477
48 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 58 0.15 409
49 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.15 1,969
50 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.14 2,250
51 BARGAIN MANSIONS HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 PM 60 0.14 724
52 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.14 2,071
53 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 37 0.14 550
54 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.14 1,187
55 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.13 430
56 PAWN STARS: BEST OF HISTORY 10:03 PM 62 0.13 654
57 90 DAY HEA: STRIKES BACK TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.13 780
58 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.13 1,500
59 MOVIE- ACQUIRED PREM: LONESTAR CHRISTMAS LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.13 1,131
60 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.13 379
61 DELICIOUSNESS MTV 7:30 PM 30 0.13 397
62 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.12 2,497
63 PAWN STARS HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.12 734
64 STREET OUTLAWS: LOCKED IN DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:02 PM 58 0.12 431
65 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.12 392
66 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.12 916
67 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN19 MTV 6:00 PM 30 0.12 371
68 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN19 MTV 6:30 PM 30 0.11 379
69 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 58 0.11 459
70 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.11 1,341
71 MOVIE- ACQUIRED RPT LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 116 0.11 609
72 FAMILY CHANTEL: PILLOW TA TLC 11:00 PM 60 0.11 607
73 FAMILY CHANTEL: MORE TO L TLC 8:00 PM 60 0.10 585
74 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:37 PM 11 0.10 326
75 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.10 288
76 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.10 314
77 GREG KELLY REPORTS NEWSMAX TV 7:00 PM 60 0.10 889
78 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.09 1,410
79 SPORTSCENTER AFT    L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.09 290
80 YOUNG SHELDON NICK-AT-NITE 9:30 PM 30 0.09 414
81 NFL REWIND   L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.09 319
82 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.09 1,386
83 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.09 1,392
84 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 702
85 BILL HEMMER REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.09 1,302
86 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 254
87 YOUNG SHELDON NICK-AT-NITE 9:00 PM 30 0.09 351
88 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.09 1,180
89 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.08 1,343
90 DISNEY LIP SWITCH DISNEY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 12 0.08 308
91 MSNBC LIVE W/A.MOHYELDIN MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.08 1,244
92 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.08 1,197
93 LAW & ORDER BBC-AMERICA 10:00 PM 60 0.08 294
94 PAWN STARS HISTORY 8:00 PM 58 0.08 538
95 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.08 1,288
96 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.08 1,352
97 HOWIE CARR SHOW, THE NEWSMAX TV 4:00 PM 60 0.08 445
98 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.08 1,073
99 MYST MUSEUM REPACK: STDA-1R1R12H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.08 391
100 CONAN TBS NETWORK 11:00 PM 30 0.08 168
101 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.08 1,488
102 SPICER & CO NEWSMAX TV 6:00 PM 60 0.07 610
103 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.07 1,211
104 CHRIS SALCEDO SHOW, THE NEWSMAX TV 5:00 PM 60 0.07 498
105 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.07 1,325
106 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.07 1,258
107 DARK TALES D. WILDMAN TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.07 376
108 UNDISPUTED L: 1064 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.07 166
109 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.07 1,294
110 AMERICAN AGENDA: N/A NEWSMAX TV 2:00 PM 120 0.07 372
111 VAMPIRINA DISNEY JUNIOR 11:00 AM 25 0.06 269
112 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.06 1,245
113 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.06 644
114 LAW & ORDER BBC-AMERICA 11:00 PM 60 0.06 215
115 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO L TUDN 10:32 PM 28 0.06 112
116 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 60 0.06 179
117 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 75 0.06 160
118 FATAL ATTRACTION TV ONE 9:00 PM 60 0.05 183
119 HERD L: 1376 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.05 149
120 LAW & ORDER BBC-AMERICA 9:00 PM 60 0.05 226
121 JOHN BACHMAN NOW: N/A NEWSMAX TV 12:00 PM 120 0.05 383
122 NFL LIVE ESPN2 5:00 PM 60 0.05 105
123 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN2 6:00 PM 60 0.05 124
124 TINY HOUSE NATION NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 6:00 PM 60 0.05 166
125 HOME & FAMILY: N/A HALLMARK CHANNEL 10:00 AM 120 0.05 312
126 LIGA MX FEMENIL L: FINAL: TIGRES UANL / MONTERREY TUDN 7:55 PM 157 0.04 118
127 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.04 871
128 NBA PRESEASON   L: NEW ORLEANS/MIAMI NBA-TV 7:00 PM 135 0.04 138
129 MEXICANICOS DISCOVERY EN ESPANOL 10:00 PM 60 0.04 93
130 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN2 7:00 PM 65 0.04 161
131 THREES COMPANY IFC TV 5:30 PM 30 0.04 101
132 HIS DARK MATERIALS HBO PRIME 9:02 PM 48 0.04 216
133 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.04 99
134 NATIONAL REPORT: N/A NEWSMAX TV 9:00 AM 180 0.04 429
135 NFL REGULAR SEASON      L: BALTIMORE/CLEVELAND ESPN DEPORTES 8:00 PM 228 0.04 84
136 BF DELICIOUS DESTINATION COOKING CHANNEL 10:00 PM 30 0.04 115
137 LAW & ORDER BBC-AMERICA 7:00 PM 60 0.04 223
138 LAW & ORDER BBC-AMERICA 8:00 PM 60 0.04 238
139 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 2:00 PM 30 0.04 83
140 TINY HOUSE NATION NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 7:00 PM 60 0.04 211
141 CHRIS SALCEDO SHOW, THE NEWSMAX TV 8:00 AM 60 0.04 353
142 COLL BSKTBL: BIG EAST L: MARQUETTE/CREIGHTON FOX SPORTS 1 9:00 PM 131 0.04 115
143 LAW & ORDER BBC-AMERICA 6:00 PM 60 0.04 184
144 TINY HOUSE NATION NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.04 162
145 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 8:00 AM 60 0.04 76
146 WHILE THE REST OF US DIE VICE 10:00 PM 60 0.03 117
147 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN2 2:30 PM 30 0.03 82
148 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.03 80
149 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.03 136
150 PRECIO DE HISTORIA S3 UNIVERSO 9:30 PM 30 0.03 107

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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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