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January 31, 2017
 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.28.2017

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NETWORK FINALS:  ABC’s NBA game adjusted to 1.0 in final numbers.  In addition, FOX’s UFC coverage gained 0.1 and NBC’s DATELINE lost the same.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

Final Bcast 2017 Jan 28.SAT

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s early evening COLLEGE BASKETBALL game (Kansas vs. Kentucky) topped Saturday cable at 1.02, and middle-of-the-night AUSTRALIAN OPEN coverage was at 0.34. The Adult Swim anime line-up was at follows:  the primetime DRAGON BALL SUPER up 0.04 to 0.32, and in late-night, DRAGON BALL Z up 0.06 to 0.49, JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE up 0.04 to 0.38, MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM up 0.06 to 0.36, HUNTER X HUNTER up 0.05 to 0.34/779K, NARUTO up 0.06 to 0.35/814K, ONE PIECE up 0.08 to 0.29/627K, and ONE PUNCH MAN up 0.08 to 0.32/671K. Lifetime’s original movie LOVE BY THE 10TH DATE was at 0.43, with an AFTER-SHOW special at 0.30. Nickelodeon’s noon POWER RANGERS hit the Top 10, up 0.03 from last week to 0.41, and the primetime THUNDERMANS was at 0.35. Spike’s COPS dropped 0.09 to 0.39, with lead-out JAIL: BIG TEXAS at 0.33.  An hour of CNN’s news coverage was in the Top 10 at 0.35. ID’s YOUR WORST NIGHTMARE rose 0.03 to 0.35.  A pair of COUNTING CARS episodes on History were at 0.34/0.33, and lead-out DETROIT STEEL was at 0.28.  HGTV’s HOUSE HUNTERS RENOVATION slipped 0.03 to 0.32, with lead-out LOG CABIN LIVING at 0.31/0.23.  On Food Network, PIONEER WOMAN gained 0.06 to 0.29, KITCHEN AT FN dropped 0.03 to 0.27, and TRISHA’S SOUTHERN KITCHEN was up 0.02 to 0.26.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Final Cable 2017 Jan 28.SAT

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Saturday January 28, 2017 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: KANSAS/KENTUCKY ESPN 6:16 PM 131 1.02 3,348
2 DRAGON BALL Z KAI/FINAL ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 30 0.49 1,038
3 MOVIE- LOM PREM: LOVE BY THE 10TH DATE LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.43 1,185
4 POWER RANGERS NINJA STEEL NICKELODEON 12:00 PM 30 0.41 1,548
5 COPS (O) SPIKE TV 8:00 PM 30 0.39 1,188
6 JOJOS BIZARRE ADVENTURE ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 30 0.38 866
7 NICE GUYS, THE HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 116 0.36 1,183
8 MOBILE SUIT GUN/UNICORN ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 30 0.36 797
9 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.35 1,441
10 YOUR WORST NIGHTMARE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.35 1,228
11 THUNDERMANS NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 30 0.35 1,718
12 TENNIS: AUSTRALIAN OPEN L: MENS CHAMPIONSHIP ESPN 3:00 AM 180 0.34 964
13 COUNTING CARS HISTORY 9:00 PM 31 0.34 1,440
14 COUNTING CARS HISTORY 9:31 PM 32 0.33 1,450
15 JAIL: BIG TEXAS SPIKE TV 9:00 PM 30 0.33 996
16 DRAGON BALL SUPER ADULT SWIM 8:00 PM 30 0.32 851
17 NHL SUPERSKILLS COMP L: 2017 NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:00 PM 146 0.32 781
18 HOUSE HUNTERS RENOVATION HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 60 0.32 1,573
19 LOG CABIN LIVING HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 PM 30 0.31 1,465
20 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.31 1,384
21 THE COLLECTION FROM HHOF: LOVE LOCKS HALLMARK CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.31 2,243
22 LIFETIME SPECIAL LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 59 0.30 770
23 NICKY, RICKY, DICKY &DAWN NICKELODEON 8:30 PM 30 0.29 1,529
24 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.29 1,403
25 DETROIT STEEL HISTORY 10:03 PM 60 0.28 1,164
26 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.28 2,482
27 ROAST BATTLE II COMEDY CENTRAL 10:00 PM 60 0.28 541
28 JUSTICE W/ JUDGE JEANINE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.28 2,858
29 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: TEXAS A&M/WEST VIRGINIA ESPN 12:00 PM 123 0.28 816
30 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L: N/A ESPN 9:00 AM 120 0.28 652
31 BULLS & BEARS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 30 0.28 2,237
32 COLLEGE GAMEDAY-BKBL    L ESPN 11:00 AM 60 0.28 696
33 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.28 1,251
34 WATTERS WORLD FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.27 2,823
35 X GAMES                 L: ASPEN, CO ESPN 8:27 PM 199 0.27 664
36 CAVUTO ON BUSINESS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:30 AM 30 0.27 2,142
37 KITCHEN AT FN, THE FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.27 1,310
38 TRISHAS SOUTHERN KITCHEN FOOD NETWORK 10:30 AM 30 0.26 1,235
39 GREG GUTFELD SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.25 2,000
40 FORBES ON FOX FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 30 0.25 2,171
41 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.25 1,211
42 REGAL ACADEMY NICKELODEON 7:00 AM 30 0.25 621
43 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.25 1,093
44 JUSTICE LEAGUE ACTION THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:30 AM 15 0.25 761
45 PITBULLS AND PAROLEES ANIMAL PLANET 9:01 PM 60 0.24 958
46 POKEMON THE SERIES XYZ THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.24 781
47 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.24 2,216
48 LIGA MX 2 SAT: AMERICA / VERACRUZ UNIVISION DEPORTES 9:58 PM 122 0.24 527
49 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.24 568
50 LIGA MX L: GUADALAJARA / QUERETARO UNIVISION DEPORTES 5:51 PM 125 0.23 477
51 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.23 2,022
52 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.23 1,913
53 CASHIN IN FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:30 AM 30 0.23 2,073
54 FOX REPORT SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.23 2,033
55 LOG CABIN LIVING HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:30 PM 30 0.23 1,351
56 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: TEXAS/GEORGIA ESPN 4:05 PM 124 0.23 782
57 SCHOOL OF ROCK NICKELODEON 9:00 PM 30 0.22 1,175
58 ZHUZHUS DISNEY CHANNEL 9:30 AM 30 0.22 1,079
59 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: FLORIDA/OKLAHOMA ESPN 2:03 PM 122 0.22 722
60 UFC ON FOX PRELIMS L: SHEVCHENKO/PENA FOX SPORTS 1 5:00 PM 180 0.22 619
61 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 11:46 PM 74 0.22 502
62 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.22 1,141
63 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.21 1,865
64 SHO CH BOX: 2017 SHOWTIME PRIME 11:07 PM 50 0.21 587
65 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 6:00 AM 60 0.20 501
66 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.20 1,060
67 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.20 476
68 SMERCONISH CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.20 936
69 GHOST ADV POP-UPS TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.20 593
70 INCREDIBLE DR POL NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 60 0.20 1,190
71 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.19 1,661
72 SHO CH BOX: 2017 SHOWTIME PRIME 10:19 PM 17 0.19 544
73 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.19 1,181
74 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.19 1,771
75 HBO BAD: 1/28/17 VARGAS/B HBO PRIME 11:57 PM 13 0.19 471
76 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.19 1,159
77 HBO BAD: 1/28/17 VARGAS/B HBO PRIME 11:13 PM 44 0.18 497
78 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.18 1,512
79 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.18 1,078
80 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.18 443
81 PITBULLS AND PAROLEES ANIMAL PLANET 8:01 PM 60 0.17 808
82 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.17 1,621
83 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.17 420
84 JOURNAL EDITORIAL REPORT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.17 1,553
85 SENIOR BOWL: 2017 SENIOR BOWL NFL NETWORK 2:30 PM 184 0.17 613
86 SHO CH BOX: 2017 SHOWTIME PRIME 10:36 PM 31 0.17 466
87 SCANDAL BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 2:30 AM 60 0.16 357
88 GUARDIANS ANIMAL PLANET 10:01 PM 60 0.16 757
89 NHL LIVE SPECIAL NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:26 PM 34 0.16 394
90 LIGA MX SAT: LEON / MONTERREY UNIVISION DEPORTES 7:56 PM 122 0.16 372
91 HBO BAD: 1/28/17 VARGAS/B HBO PRIME 10:11 PM 46 0.16 491
92 MSNBC BREAKING NEWS: JDGE GRANTS TEMP STAY-TRUMP REFUGEE ORDR MSNBC 7:52 PM 188 0.16 847
93 NOW YOU SEE ME 2: NOW YOU SEE ME 2 HBO PRIME 12:35 PM 129 0.16 379
94 SWEETIE PIES OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.15 661
95 FA CUP MATCH DAY L FOX SPORTS 1 12:01 PM 21 0.15 304
96 HBO BAD: 1/28/17 VARGAS/B HBO PRIME 10:57 PM 16 0.15 436
97 NEW DAY SATURDAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.15 712
98 FA CUP RD 4 L: CHELSEA/BRENTFORD FOX SPORTS 1 9:52 AM 129 0.15 305
99 NEW DAY SATURDAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.15 637
100 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.14 1,065
101 SHO CH BOX: 2017 SHOWTIME PRIME 11:57 PM 19 0.14 369
102 MYTHBUSTERS: THE SEARCH SCIENCE 9:01 PM 61 0.13 361
103 HBO BAD: 1/28/17 VARGAS/B HBO PRIME 10:00 PM 11 0.13 395
104 MARVELS AVENGERS ASSEMBLE DISNEY XD 12:30 PM 30 0.13 492
105 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.13 837
106 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: FLORIDA STATE / SYCRAUSE ESPN2 12:00 PM 129 0.13 580
107 FA CUP RD 4 L: SOUTHAMPTON/ARSENAL FOX SPORTS 1 12:22 PM 128 0.13 288
108 SHO CH BOX: 2017 SHOWTIME PRIME 10:00 PM 19 0.13 372
109 TENNIS: AUSTRALIAN OPEN: N/A ESPN2 9:00 AM 120 0.13 627
110 AM JOY: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.13 935
111 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.12 849
112 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.12 830
113 MARVELS AVENGERS ASSEMBLE DISNEY XD 12:00 PM 30 0.12 422
114 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 5:00 AM 60 0.12 527
115 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 4:00 AM 60 0.12 505
116 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 3:00 AM 60 0.12 403
117 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN2 2:09 PM 115 0.11 466
118 MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCR L: GLENDALE FOX SPORTS 1 9:00 PM 193 0.11 275
119 DR. POL: DEJA MOO! NAT GEO WILD 8:00 PM 60 0.11 715
120 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN2 10:04 PM 105 0.11 439
121 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.11 772
122 NEW DAY SATURDAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.11 562
123 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.11 767
124 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN2 8:09 PM 115 0.11 548
125 PRO BOWL SKILLS SHOWDOWN NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.11 304
126 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 5:34 PM 56 0.10 293
127 FA CUP RD 4 L: LIVERPOOL/WOLVERHAMPTON FOX SPORTS 1 7:25 AM 129 0.10 243
128 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.10 733
129 SHANGHAI NOON HBO PRIME 4:05 PM 110 0.10 241
130 HOT 20 COUNTDOWN: N/A CMT 9:00 AM 180 0.10 267
131 MSNBC INVESTIGATES MSNBC 1:00 AM 60 0.10 285
132 MARVELS AVENGERS ASSEMBLE DISNEY XD 11:30 AM 30 0.10 307
133 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 30 0.09 299
134 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN2 4:04 PM 116 0.09 427
135 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.09 591
136 FA CUP MATCH DAY L FOX SPORTS 1 9:34 AM 18 0.09 222
137 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 11:00 AM 60 0.09 326
138 COLLEGE BASKETBALL LIVE L ESPN2 11:49 PM 41 0.09 273
139 AUTOPSY (ORIGINAL) REELZCHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.09 434
140 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 351
141 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO UNIVISION DEPORTES 12:00 AM 60 0.09 187
142 JURASSIC WORLD: JURASSIC WORLD MAXPRIME 1:55 PM 124 0.09 266
143 NICE GUYS, THE HBO PRIME 2:10 AM 116 0.09 209
144 HHOF COLLECTION: LOVE LOCKS HALLMARK MOVIES & MYSTERIES 9:00 PM 120 0.08 1,138
145 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.08 271
146 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.08 258
147 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.08 292
148 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.08 339
149 TINY HOUSE NATION FYI 9:00 PM 60 0.07 316
150 FIRST TIME FLIPPERS DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.07 267

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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.