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January 12, 2021

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.9.2021

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  NBC’s primetime NFL PLAYOFFS game adjusted to 5.94.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Apart from an NFL Playoffs pre-show on ESPN, cable was solidly in the CNN fold again on Saturday, led by the 7PM hour at 0.39/0.54/2.8M, with Fox News’s 11AM hour at 0.15/0.22/1.4M, and MSNBC’s noon hour at 0.14/0.24/1.6M.  TUDN’s LIGA matches were at 0.20/0.15.  On HGTV, ESCAPE TO THE CHATEAU slipped 0.02 to 0.17.  Hallmark’s original movie NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION was at 0.17.  On Food Network, KITCHEN AT FN dropped 0.06 to 0.16, PIONEER WOMAN fell 0.07 to 0.15, and GUY’S RANCH KITCHEN was at 0.14.  Adult Swim’s late-night line-up performed as follows:  DRAGON BALL down 0.04 to 0.18/232K, ATTACK ON TITAN at 0.12, SWORD ART UNDERWORLD down 0.08 to 0.11, FIRE FORCE down 0.09 to 0.10, ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM down 0.08 to 0.10, GEMUSETTO at  0.09/154K & 0.09/152K compared to last week’s 0.16/277K & 0.16/274K, NARUTO down 0.05 to 0.12/218K, and DEMON SLAYER down 0.01 to 0.10/164K. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Saturday January 9, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NFL COUNTDOWN           L: N/A ESPN 11:00 AM 120 0.39 1,161
2 SITUATION ROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.39 2,772
3 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.35 2,612
4 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.34 2,737
5 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.34 2,572
6 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.34 2,644
7 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.33 2,249
8 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.33 2,918
9 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.31 2,247
10 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.31 2,303
11 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.30 2,319
12 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.29 2,137
13 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.29 1,997
14 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.28 2,634
15 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.25 1,702
16 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 AM 60 0.23 1,584
17 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.23 557
18 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 10:00 AM 60 0.22 633
19 SMERCONISH CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.21 2,150
20 LIGA MX SAT 2: AMERICA VS. SAN LUIS TUDN 10:03 PM 121 0.20 390
21 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: TEXAS/WEST VIRGINIA ESPN 1:00 PM 127 0.18 559
22 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 AM 60 0.17 1,341
23 ESCAPE TO THE CHATEAU HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.17 1,054
24 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE: NEW YEAR?S RESOLUTION,A HALLMARK CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.17 2,075
25 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.16 470
26 KITCHEN AT FN, THE FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.16 1,207
27 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.15 1,554
28 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.15 1,164
29 NFL REWIND   L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.15 393
30 LIGA MX SAT: TIGRES / LEON TUDN 7:58 PM 125 0.15 309
31 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.15 1,361
32 GUYS RANCH KITCHEN FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.14 994
33 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.14 1,218
34 1000-LB SISTERS:SUPERSIZE TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.14 534
35 WEEKENDS WITH ALEX WITT: N/A MSNBC 12:00 PM 180 0.14 1,790
36 CROSS CONNECTION W/TCROSS: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.14 1,765
37 WATTERS WORLD FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.13 2,283
38 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.13 385
39 MSNBC LIVE W/VOSSOUGHIAN: N/A MSNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.13 1,568
40 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.13 1,144
41 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN 5:10 PM 29 0.13 664
42 NFL GAMEDAY MORNING: N/A NFL NETWORK 9:00 AM 240 0.13 365
43 ATTACK ON TITAN ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 30 0.12 227
44 VELSHI: N/A MSNBC 8:00 AM 120 0.12 1,797
45 MY 600-LB LIFE: SUPER SIZ: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.12 519
46 GREG GUTFELD SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.12 1,770
47 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.12 347
48 WEEK W/ JOSHUA JOHNSON: N/A MSNBC 8:00 PM 120 0.11 1,347
49 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.11 1,441
50 POLITICS NATION MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.11 1,468
51 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 5:00 AM 60 0.11 784
52 KING OF STATEN ISLAND: KING OF STATEN ISLAND HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 137 0.11 463
53 SWORD ART:UNDERWORLD ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 30 0.11 210
54 MOVIE- ACQUIRED PREM: OBSESSED WITH BABYSITTER LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.10 542
55 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 4:00 AM 60 0.10 858
56 AMERCAN VOICES W/MENENDEZ MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.10 1,458
57 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.10 885
58 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:12 PM 48 0.10 300
59 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.10 1,269
60 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 3:00 AM 60 0.10 964
61 FIRE FORCE ADULT SWIM 1:30 AM 30 0.10 175
62 ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM ADULT SWIM 2:00 AM 30 0.10 185
63 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.10 1,311
64 DPLUS FL: GHOST NATION TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.10 425
65 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.10 1,411
66 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.10 851
67 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.09 1,243
68 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: BAYLOR/TCU ESPN 3:07 PM 123 0.09 335
69 JUSTICE W/ JUDGE JEANINE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.09 1,998
70 JOURNAL EDITORIAL REPORT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.09 801
71 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN 7:29 PM 100 0.09 331
72 TIME MACHINE HISTORY 7:00 PM 60 0.08 709
73 COMEDY CENTRAL STAND-UP COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 60 0.08 230
74 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.08 904
75 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.08 1,025
76 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 269
77 TIME MACHINE: CALIGULA: 1400 DAYS OF TERROR HISTORY 2:00 PM 120 0.07 613
78 TIME MACHINE HISTORY 5:00 PM 60 0.07 582
79 TIME MACHINE HISTORY 6:00 PM 60 0.07 606
80 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.07 230
81 MOST TERRIFYING REPACK TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.07 294
82 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: ALABAMA/AUBURN ESPN2 12:00 PM 130 0.07 245
83 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.07 139
84 SATURDAY MOVIE: NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: SECR FREEFORM 9:30 AM 120 0.07 259
85 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.07 859
86 COUNT; THE: N/A NEWSMAX TV 8:00 PM 120 0.07 409
87 TIME MACHINE HISTORY 4:00 PM 60 0.07 516
88 PITBULLS AND PAROLEES: N/A ANIMAL PLANET 9:00 PM 120 0.07 441
89 TIME MACHINE: THE DARK AGES HISTORY 12:00 PM 120 0.07 507
90 MOVIE- ACQUIRED RPT LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 116 0.07 332
91 PORT PROTECT ALASKA: ICE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.07 517
92 DPLUS FL: KINDRED SPIRITS TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.07 370
93 TUCKER CARLSON SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.06 1,076
94 FLORIDA MAN MURDERS OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.06 421
95 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 221
96 LIGA MX EF SAT: ATLAS VS. MONTERREY TUDN 5:50 PM 128 0.06 146
97 LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-L: OSASUNA VS. REAL MADRID BEIN SPORT ESPANOL 2:50 PM 130 0.06 161
98 PORT PROTECT ALASKA: ICE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.06 365
99 FLORIDA MAN MURDERS OXYGEN MEDIA 7:00 PM 60 0.06 391
100 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.06 216
101 CATCHING SRL: SAM LITTLE: 100 SPECIAL OXYGEN MEDIA 11:00 AM 120 0.06 252
102 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.06 754
103 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:30 AM 30 0.06 106
104 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.06 947
105 SANTIAGO OF THE SEAS NICK JR 10:30 AM 30 0.05 229
106 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO L TUDN 12:04 AM 56 0.05 110
107 MSNBC LIVE W/GIBSN&REISER: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 120 0.05 843
108 LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-L: GRANADA VS. BARCELONA BEIN SPORT ESPANOL 12:21 PM 127 0.05 132
109 INCREDIBLE DR POL NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 63 0.05 568
110 PORT PROTECT ALASKA: ICE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.05 440
111 KILLER SIBLINGS OXYGEN MEDIA 6:00 PM 60 0.05 270
112 KINDRED SPIRITS SPC TRAVEL CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.05 282
113 FRESH OUT PLAYLIST AMTV 8:00 AM 60 0.05 115
114 DR POL COMPILATION NAT GEO WILD 8:00 PM 60 0.05 502
115 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: UCLA/ARIZONA ESPN 9:09 PM 123 0.05 235
116 NFL GAMEDAY FINAL NFL NETWORK 11:40 PM 60 0.05 189
117 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN2 2:10 PM 117 0.04 191
118 EXPRESS WEEKEND – BEIN SPORT ESPANOL 2:28 PM 22 0.04 93
119 CHRIS WATTS:CRIMINAL CONF OXYGEN MEDIA 9:00 PM 90 0.04 255
120 WATCH, THE (SRS): 101-102 AMC 11:00 PM 120 0.04 170
121 RYANS MYSTERY PLAYDATE NICK JR 9:00 AM 30 0.04 207
122 DATELINE EXTRA MSNBC 1:00 AM 60 0.04 376
123 PGA TOUR: SENTRY TOURNAMENT OF CHPS GOLF CHANNEL 5:58 PM 248 0.04 328
124 NFL EN UNIVERSO: TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS VS WASHINGTON FT UNIVERSO 8:13 PM 208 0.04 69
125 RYANS MYSTERY PLAYDATE NICK JR 8:30 AM 30 0.04 212
126 HOT 20 COUNTDOWN: N/A CMT 9:00 AM 180 0.04 167
127 NFL GAMEDAY HIGHLIGHTS NFL NETWORK 4:21 PM 60 0.04 188
128 QUIEN DA MAS S4 UNIVERSO 7:30 PM 30 0.04 72
129 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 8:00 AM 30 0.04 66
130 LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-L: GRANADA VS. BARCELONA BEIN SPORT 12:21 PM 127 0.04 79
131 QUIEN DA MAS S4 UNIVERSO 7:00 PM 30 0.04 75
132 AMERICA RIGHT NOW: N/A NEWSMAX TV 11:00 AM 120 0.04 250
133 MY CLASSIC CAR MOTOR TREND 8:30 AM 30 0.04 151
134 DR. POL: DEJA MOO! NAT GEO WILD 10:03 PM 60 0.04 495
135 EVERYDAY DRIVER MOTOR TREND 7:30 AM 30 0.03 115
136 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF DALLAS BRAVO 3:30 AM 30 0.03 107
137 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN2 4:07 PM 117 0.03 120
138 TECH GARAGE MOTOR TREND 8:00 AM 30 0.03 98
139 PORT PROTECT ALASKA: ICE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 7:00 PM 60 0.03 427
140 MY LITTLE PONY: PONY LIFE DISCOVERY FAMILY CHANNEL 11:45 AM 15 0.03 75
141 PEPPA PIG NICK JR 7:30 AM 30 0.03 172
142 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN2 1:00 AM 60 0.03 98
143 PAID PROGRAM SYFY 6:00 AM 30 0.03 70
144 FUTBOL CENTRAL L TUDN 5:00 PM 50 0.03 49
145 PORT PROTECT ALASKA: ICE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 6:00 PM 60 0.03 378
146 AUTOBIOGRAPHY MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 60 0.03 192
147 SATURDAY AGENDA: N/A NEWSMAX TV 1:00 PM 120 0.03 228
148 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPNU 7:09 PM 21 0.03 58
149 PORT PROTECT ALASKA: ICE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 3:00 PM 60 0.03 355
150 COLL BSKTBL: BIG EAST L FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 109 0.03 73

PREVIOUS SATURDAY NETWORK SCORECARDS (FAST NATIONALS)

PREVIOUS SATURDAY CABLE & BROADCAST NATIONALS

NEWS & LATE NIGHT BROADCAST RATINGS

SPORTS RATINGS

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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. Bill Konadu

    Where are the Sunday ratings?



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