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March 8, 2016
 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.7.2016

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NETWORK FINALS:  BLINDSPOT lost 0.1 in final numbers, and JANE THE VIRGIN gained the same.

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

Finals Bcast 2016 Mar MON.07

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  On A&E, BATES MOTEL returned at 0.66, up 0.08 from last season’s finale (but down 0.02 from the prior episode, and off 0.26 from last year’s season premiere, itself down 0.34 from the 2014 premiere), while DAMIEN premiered at 0.31.  USA’s WWE telecast took the Monday cable lead with 1.29/1.27/1.23, compared to last week’s 1.38/1.31/1.26.  On VH1, LOVE & HIP-HOP dropped 0.12 to 1.23, STEVIE J & JOSELINE GO HOLLYWOOD was down a tenth to 0.88, K MICHELLE: MY LIFE fell 0.11 to 0.75, and HIT THE FLOOR lost 0.12 to 0.54.  AMC’s BETTER CALL SAUL slipped 0.05 to 0.94.  MTV once again labeled TEEN MOM as a “special,” down 0.06 from last week’s special to 0.70, and TRUE LIFE was down 0.02 to 0.34.  On Discovery, STREET OUTLAWS was down a tenth to 0.69, and MISFIT GARAGE took over the 10PM slot with 0.43, 0.11 below last week’s ROCKIN ROADSTERS.  Bravo’s VANDERPUMP RULES was down 0.02 to 0.68, with the AFTERSHOW steady at 0.27.  TBS’s AMERICAN DAD gained 0.09 to 0.64, and FULL FRONTAL edged down 0.02 to 0.28.  History’s SWAMP PEOPLE was down 0.02 to 0.50, and BILLION DOLLAR WRECK lost a tick to 0.28.  TNT’s MAJOR CRIMES climbed 0.09 to 0.48.  On Comedy Central, THE DAILY SHOW featured appearances from the stars of BROAD CITY, and had a strong night at 0.39.  Freeform’s THE FOSTERS had a healthy 0.08 bump to 0.34, and RECOVERY ROAD rose 0.04 to 0.21.  Food Network’s CAKE WARS was 0.02 more delicious to 0.31.  THE MAGICIANS grew by 0.02 to 0.27, LOST GIRL ticked up to 0.12, and BITTEN was up 0.02 to 0.11.  Logo’s RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE was at 0.17. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Finals Cable 2016 Mar MON.07

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Monday March 7, 2016 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 1.29 3,760
2 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 1.27 3,614
3 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 69 1.23 3,279
4 LOVE AND HIP HOP 6 VH1 8:00 PM 60 1.23 2,261
5 BETTER CALL SAUL AMC 10:00 PM 60 0.94 2,199
6 STEVIE J & JOSELINE VH1 9:00 PM 29 0.88 1,713
7 K MICHELLE: MY LIFE 2 VH1 9:29 PM 30 0.75 1,497
8 TEEN MOM SPECIAL MTV 10:00 PM 61 0.70 1,236
9 STREET OUTLAWS: NOLA DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 61 0.69 1,719
10 VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.68 1,519
11 BATES MOTEL A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 61 0.66 1,546
12 AMERICAN DAD TBS TBS NETWORK 8:30 PM 30 0.64 1,143
13 HIT THE FLOOR 3 VH1 9:59 PM 61 0.54 1,112
14 SWAMP PEOPLE HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.50 1,977
15 MAJOR CRIMES TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:00 PM 60 0.48 3,493
16 MISFIT GARAGE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:01 PM 61 0.43 1,151
17 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 30 0.40 1,504
18 ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMU NICKELODEON 5:00 PM 15 0.40 1,846
19 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.39 953
20 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.39 1,007
21 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.39 973
22 HOUSE HUNTERS WHERE NOW HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.38 1,633
23 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.37 1,572
24 ELLENS DESIGN CHALLENGE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.37 1,739
25 MURDER COMES TO TOWN INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.35 1,177
26 TRUE LIFE MTV 11:01 PM 61 0.34 556
27 FOSTERS, THE FREEFORM 8:00 PM 60 0.34 844
28 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 114 0.33 798
29 NFL INSIDERS  L ESPN 1:54 PM 36 0.31 815
30 DAMIEN A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 61 0.31 753
31 JAKE AND THE NEVER LAND P DISNEY CHANNEL 8:00 AM 25 0.30 1,074
32 VANITY FAIR CONFIDENTIAL INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.30 1,017
33 CAKE WARS 2 FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.29 872
34 ANGIE TRIBECA TBS NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.29 690
35 FULL FRONTAL W/ SAM BEE TBS NETWORK 10:30 PM 30 0.28 687
36 BILLION DOLLAR WRECK HISTORY 10:03 PM 60 0.28 951
37 THE OREILLY FACTOR FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.27 3,321
38 VANDERPUMP AFTER SHOW BRAVO 10:30 PM 30 0.27 768
39 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.27 587
40 MAGICIANS, THE SYFY 9:00 PM 60 0.27 672
41 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.27 618
42 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 2:30 PM 60 0.26 632
43 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.26 528
44 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 10:57 PM 62 0.26 555
45 KELLY FILE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.26 2,478
46 COLL BASK POST-SEASON  L: IONA/MONMOUTH ESPN 7:00 PM 132 0.25 692
47 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.25 2,600
48 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.24 1,891
49 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.24 1,080
50 NIGHTLY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 30 0.24 569
51 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.23 430
52 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 11:59 PM 61 0.23 489
53 AT MIDNIGHT COMEDY CENTRAL 12:01 AM 30 0.23 448
54 WICKED TUNA NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHNL 9:00 PM 60 0.23 803
55 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.22 1,411
56 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.22 1,039
57 NBA: THE JUMP  L ESPN 3:30 PM 30 0.21 479
58 SPORTSNATION        L ESPN 4:00 PM 30 0.21 468
59 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.21 1,032
60 WCC TOURNAMENT   L ESPN 9:12 PM 105 0.21 567
61 RECOVERY ROAD FREEFORM 9:00 PM 60 0.21 484
62 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.20 508
63 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.19 955
64 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.19 378
65 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.19 2,296
66 CONAN TBS NETWORK 11:00 PM 60 0.18 373
67 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: MEMPHIS/CLEVELAND NBA-TV 7:00 PM 173 0.18 470
68 ON THE RECORD W/GRETA FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.18 2,046
69 SAN ANDREAS HBO PRIME 3:00 PM 114 0.18 392
70 RUPAULS DRAG RACE 8 LOGO 9:00 PM 90 0.17 377
71 SAN ANDREAS HBO PRIME 9:45 PM 114 0.17 472
72 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.17 383
73 E! NEWS E! 11:00 PM 62 0.17 402
74 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 11:00 AM 60 0.16 367
75 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.16 344
76 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.15 877
77 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.15 1,436
78 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.14 1,012
79 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.14 1,144
80 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 10:00 AM 60 0.14 295
81 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.14 937
82 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.14 1,495
83 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.14 1,555
84 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.14 640
85 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.13 1,368
86 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.13 1,603
87 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.13 298
88 HIS & HERS  L ESPN2 12:00 PM 60 0.12 231
89 GREAT HUMAN RACE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHNL 10:00 PM 60 0.12 341
90 LEGAL VIEW CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.12 685
91 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.12 739
92 LOST GIRL SYFY 10:00 PM 60 0.12 376
93 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.12 932
94 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.12 833
95 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.12 990
96 WOLF CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.12 674
97 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.11 309
98 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.11 1,441
99 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.11 1,031
100 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.11 1,327
101 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.11 583
102 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.11 813
103 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 6:30 PM 30 0.11 284
104 BITTEN SYFY 11:00 PM 60 0.11 332
105 REAL STORY W/G.CARLSON FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.11 1,229
106 THAT 70S SHOW POP 11:00 PM 30 0.10 217
107 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.10 624
108 DINO DAN NICK JR 6:00 PM 30 0.10 565
109 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.10 507
110 NBA POSTGAME SHOW NBA-TV 9:53 PM 70 0.10 255
111 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.10 1,255
112 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.10 579
113 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.09 333
114 MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORN L: N/A ESPN2 6:00 AM 240 0.09 254
115 WANDER OVER YONDER DISNEY XD 8:30 PM 30 0.09 467
116 FATAL ATTRACTION TV ONE 9:00 PM 60 0.09 356
117 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.09 315
118 WCC TOURNAMENT   L: BYU/GONZAGA ESPN2 11:30 PM 123 0.09 389
119 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.08 528
120 TRUINSIDE TRUTV 10:00 PM 61 0.08 185
121 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 360
122 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.08 571
123 WMNS COLL BKBL POST SSN L ESPN2 7:00 PM 102 0.08 459
124 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.08 323
125 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.08 426
126 FREE AGENCY FRENZY NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.08 252
127 THAT 70S SHOW POP 11:30 PM 30 0.07 179
128 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN2 2:30 PM 30 0.07 136
129 FEHERTY GOLF CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.07 325
130 NOTICIERO CON J. DORIGA GALAVISION 11:32 PM 53 0.07 150
131 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: ARIZONA/COLORADO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:16 PM 152 0.07 165
132 YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, T POP 7:00 PM 60 0.07 466
133 NBA GAMETIME LIVE: NBA GAMETIME LIVE NBA-TV 11:03 PM 147 0.06 153
134 AROUND THE HORN ESPN2 6:00 PM 30 0.06 157
135 SPORTSCENTER AFT    L ESPN2 4:00 PM 60 0.06 157
136 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.06 259
137 NANCY GRACE HLN 8:00 PM 60 0.06 296
138 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.06 154
139 SPORTSCENTER AFT    L ESPN2 5:00 PM 60 0.06 154
140 FREE AGENCY FRENZY NFL NETWORK 4:00 PM 60 0.06 138
141 AMHQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.06 257
142 COLLEGE BASKETBALL LIVE L ESPN2 8:42 PM 21 0.06 268
143 FREE AGENCY FRENZY NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.06 152
144 COLL BKBL SCOREBOARD  L ESPN2 11:03 PM 27 0.05 192
145 COLL BASK POST-SEASON  L: EAST TENNESSE STATE/CHATTANOOGA ESPN2 9:03 PM 120 0.05 174
146 PLACE FOR POLITICS MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.05 455
147 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 11:00 AM 60 0.05 183
148 AMHQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.05 266
149 SPORTSCENTER AFT    L ESPN2 3:00 PM 60 0.05 127
150 ANTWONE FISHER: ANTWONE FISHER HBO PRIME 11:30 AM 120 0.05 110

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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.