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January 2, 2019

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 12.31.2018

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  The BULL rerun lost 0.1 in final numbers.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

NOTE:  At this time, we don’t have Monday cable ratings lower than the Top 150 on the charts below.

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN continued its COLLEGE FOOTBALL bowl game reign with games at 1.38/0.94/0.60, and Fox Sports 1’s game was at 0.41.  USA’s WWE telecast was at 0.61/0.60/0.52, compared to Christmas Eve’s 0.56/0.55/0.54.  CNN’s NEW YEAR’S EVE LIVE peaked in the period after midnight (East Coast) at 0.55, while Fox News’s ALL AMERICAN NEW YEAR’S was at 0.22 in the midnight hour.  Nickelodeon’s noon PAW PATROL was at 0.30, with lead-out ABBY HATCHER at 0.23.  MTV’s TEEN MOM REUNION was down 0.02 from last week’s reunion special to 0.24, with a lead-in ASK MOMS special at 0.15, and a lead-out YOUNG & PREGNANT REUNION special at 0.10.  Cartoon Network’s STEVEN UNIVERSE lost 0.04 to 0.19.  Food Network’s WINNER CAKE ALL was at 0.14.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Monday December 31, 2018 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 COLL FTBL BOWL GAME L: NC SATE/TEXAS A&M ESPN 7:39 PM 201 1.38 5,142
2 COLL FTBL BOWL GAME L: MISSOURI/OKLAHOMA STATE ESPN 3:48 PM 231 0.94 3,830
3 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:00 PM 60 0.72 1,936
4 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.61 2,035
5 COLL FTBL BOWL GAME L: CINCINNATI/VIRGINIA TECH ESPN 12:00 PM 228 0.60 2,663
6 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.60 2,026
7 NEW YEARS EVE LIVE CNN 12:23 AM 42 0.55 1,932
8 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.52 1,843
9 NEW YEARS EVE LIVE W/ AC: N/A CNN 8:00 PM 263 0.48 1,805
10 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.47 1,094
11 HOLIDAY BOWL L: UTAH/NORTHWESTERN FOX SPORTS 1 7:00 PM 230 0.41 1,787
12 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.35 820
13 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.32 718
14 PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 12:00 PM 30 0.30 1,451
15 TEEN MOM SSN7B REUNION P2 MTV 9:01 PM 61 0.24 513
16 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.23 616
17 ABBY HATCHER NICKELODEON 12:30 PM 30 0.23 1,074
18 ALL AMERICAN NEW YEARS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.22 1,662
19 HOLIDAY BOWL POST GAME L FOX SPORTS 1 10:50 PM 33 0.21 758
20 ALL AMERICAN NEW YEARS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.20 1,707
21 STEVEN UNIVERSE THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:30 PM 15 0.19 646
22 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.17 419
23 RAMPAGE (2018) HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 107 0.17 438
24 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.16 440
25 FIRST LOOK USA NETWORK 1:46 AM 16 0.16 493
26 TEEN MOM II S8B ASK MOMS MTV 8:00 PM 61 0.15 333
27 UNDISPUTED L: 575 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.15 298
28 WINNER CAKE ALL FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.14 632
29 JUSTICE LEAGUE: JUSTICE LEAGUE HBO PRIME 3:35 PM 120 0.14 466
30 AT THIS HOUR SPCL CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.13 816
31 TEEN TITANS GO THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:00 PM 30 0.13 650
32 ALL AMERICAN NEW YEARS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.13 1,325
33 CNN RIGHT NOW SPECIAL CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.13 831
34 WONDER WOMAN (2017): WONDER WOMAN (2017) HBO PRIME 1:10 PM 141 0.13 306
35 FIVE NEW YEARS SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.13 1,633
36 INSIDE POLITICS SPECIAL CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.12 747
37 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.12 1,538
38 CNN NEWSROOM SPCL CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.12 774
39 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.12 1,510
40 CNN NEWSROOM SPCL CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.12 795
41 SITUATION ROOM SPCL CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.11 781
42 SITUATION ROOM SPCL CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.11 786
43 CNN NEWSROOM SPCL CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.11 783
44 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.11 1,347
45 COUNTDOWN TO 2019 FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.11 1,047
46 AFTERMATH NFL NETWORK 12:00 PM 60 0.10 296
47 LEAD W/ JAKE TAPPER SPCL CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.10 848
48 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.10 1,512
49 COUNTDOWN TO 2019 FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.10 1,090
50 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.10 1,257
51 TM: YOUNG & PREG 1B REUN MTV 10:02 PM 61 0.10 223
52 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.10 1,064
53 CNN NEWSROOM SPCL CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.09 706
54 AFTERMATH NFL NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.09 268
55 NEW DAY SPECIAL CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.09 576
56 READY PLAYER ONE: READY PLAYER ONE HBO PRIME 9:50 PM 140 0.09 239
57 NFL LIVE                L ESPN2 3:00 PM 90 0.09 300
58 YOUR WORLD W/CAVUTO SPCL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.09 971
59 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.09 1,106
60 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.09 946
61 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.09 1,340
62 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.09 1,141
63 KINGSMAN: GOLDEN CIRCLE: KINGSMAN: GOLDEN CIRCLE HBO PRIME 5:35 PM 141 0.09 279
64 SPORTSCENTER SPECIAL   L ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.08 264
65 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.08 922
66 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN2 6:00 PM 60 0.08 245
67 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.08 1,006
68 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 1:00 PM 60 0.08 227
69 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 12:00 PM 60 0.08 217
70 HERD L: 893 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.08 183
71 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.08 208
72 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.08 943
73 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: BOSTON/SAN ANTONIO NBA-TV 7:00 PM 136 0.08 251
74 NEW DAY SPECIAL CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.08 471
75 GET UP: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.08 189
76 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.08 919
77 COLL FTBL BOWL GAME L ESPN2 7:30 PM 13 0.07 303
78 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN2 7:00 PM 30 0.07 251
79 AFTERMATH NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.07 265
80 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.07 967
81 IT: IT HBO PRIME 12:10 AM 135 0.07 171
82 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.07 856
83 GOOD MORNING FOOTBALL: N/A NFL NETWORK 7:00 AM 240 0.07 207
84 MORNING JOE-SPC: N/A MSNBC 7:00 AM 120 0.07 799
85 AFTERMATH NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.07 262
86 NEW DAY SPECIAL CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 485
87 NBA POSTGAME SHOW NBA-TV 9:16 PM 74 0.07 210
88 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.07 1,105
89 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.07 910
90 AFTERMATH NFL NETWORK 3:00 PM 60 0.06 199
91 INCREDIBLE DR POL: MINI M NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 30 0.06 403
92 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.06 849
93 AFTERMATH NFL NETWORK 4:00 PM 60 0.06 192
94 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 8:00 AM 60 0.06 158
95 INCREDIBLE DR POL: MINI M NAT GEO WILD 9:30 PM 30 0.06 417
96 AMERICA SAYS GSN 9:00 PM 30 0.06 355
97 JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2: JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2 MAXPRIME 11:55 PM 122 0.06 143
98 UFC MAIN EVENT ESPN2 12:00 AM 60 0.06 129
99 PRO FIGHTERS LEAGUE: NEW YORK NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:00 PM 244 0.05 204
100 AFTERMATH NFL NETWORK 5:00 PM 60 0.05 159
101 UFC TOP 10 ESPN2 1:30 AM 30 0.05 105
102 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 244
103 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 11:00 PM 60 0.05 151
104 UFC TOP 10 ESPN2 1:00 AM 30 0.05 125
105 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.05 166
106 UFC TOP 10 ESPN2 2:30 AM 30 0.05 104
107 HOLIDAY BOWL PREGAME L FOX SPORTS 1 6:30 PM 30 0.04 291
108 GOLIC AND WINGO     L: N/A ESPN2 6:00 AM 120 0.04 106
109 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 219
110 NBA GAMETIME LIVE NBA-TV 10:30 PM 90 0.04 114
111 UFC TOP 10 ESPN2 2:00 AM 30 0.04 84
112 FULL GAME BROADCAST NFL NETWORK 6:00 AM 60 0.04 124
113 COLL BSKTBL: BIG EAST L: CREIGHTON/PROVIDENCE FOX SPORTS 1 4:00 PM 121 0.04 115
114 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF – S L FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 60 0.04 98
115 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.04 141
116 TOMB RAIDER HBO PRIME 11:10 AM 118 0.04 139
117 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.03 204
118 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.03 205
119 NFL REDZONE REPLAY: 2018 WK 17 NFL NETWORK 12:00 AM 180 0.03 81
120 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPNEWS 10:00 AM 60 0.03 104
121 FRONTERA S5 UNIVERSO 10:00 PM 60 0.03 61
122 UNANCHORED BRAVO 10:00 PM 60 0.03 134
123 CORNHOLE: NATIONAL CORNHOLE CHAMPIONSHIP ESPNU 8:00 PM 120 0.03 100
124 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.03 197
125 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.03 237
126 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.03 171
127 SQUAWK ALLEY CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.03 224
128 CLOSING BELL: N/A CNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.03 184
129 FIRST THINGS FIRST-S L: 340 FOX SPORTS 1 6:30 AM 180 0.03 69
130 POWER LUNCH: N/A CNBC 1:00 PM 120 0.03 188
131 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.03 174
132 FRONTERA S5 UNIVERSO 9:00 PM 60 0.02 58
133 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.02 263
134 CORNHOLE: NATIONAL CORNHOLE CHAMPIONSHIP ESPNU 6:00 PM 120 0.02 75
135 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.02 208
136 PACIFIC RIM: UPRISING HBO PRIME 9:15 AM 111 0.02 102
137 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.02 166
138 GREATEST SHOWMAN, THE HBO PRIME 7:30 AM 105 0.02 90
139 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.02 193
140 SPLICE MAXPRIME 4:35 PM 104 0.02 97
141 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.02 208
142 TIGER WOODS: RTRN OF ROAR ESPNEWS 12:00 PM 90 0.02 56
143 ARIEL HELWANI MMA SHOW  L: N/A ESPN2 9:00 PM 180 0.02 62
144 NBA PREGAME SHOW NBA-TV 6:30 PM 30 0.02 55
145 FRONTERA S5 UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 60 0.02 61
146 FAST MONEY CNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.02 130
147 AMHQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.02 116
148 SQUAWK BOX: N/A CNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.02 95
149 FIREFLY EL REY 8:00 PM 60 0.02 114
150 FIREFLY EL REY 3:00 PM 60 0.02 93

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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.




One Comment


  1. Sam

    Does anyone know how CNN did compared to last year?



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