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February 22, 2017
 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.18.2017

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NETWORK FINALS:  ABC’s run of the movie FLUSHED AWAY lost 0.1 in final numbers.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

Final Bcast 2017 Feb 18.SAT

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Basketball dominated Saturday cable, with 4 of the Top 10 slots occupied by various pieces of TNT’s coverage of NBA ALL-STAR WEEKEND, topped by ALL-STAR SATURDAY NIGHT at 2.41.  There were also a pair of ESPN COLLEGE BASKETBALL games in the Top 10, featuring Kentucky vs. Georgia at 0.51, and the late game at 0.42.  Lifetime’s original movie BRITNEY EVER AFTER was at 0.43, and the post-movie special I AM BRITNEY JEAN (not on the chart because it was mistakenly listed as a rerun) at 0.29/646K. Adult Swim’s anime block performed as follows: DRAGON BALL Z down 0.03 to 0.49 (the primetime edition was up 0.02 to 0.35), JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURES down 0.05 to 0.37, MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM down 0.06 to 0.31, HUNTER X HUNTER up 0.02 to 0.33/625K, NARUTO up 0.02 to 0.31/621K, ONE PIECE steady at 0.27/525K, and GHOST IN THE SHELL down 0.04 to 0.23/453K. Univision’s LIGA soccer match was at 0.40.  On Spike, a pair of COPS episodes were at 0.37/0.33, compared to last week’s 0.32, and BELLATOR LIVE was at 0.32.  On Food Network, PIONEER WOMAN gained 0.07 to 0.32, KITCHEN AT FN slipped 0.03 to 0.27, and TRISHA’S SOUTHERN KITCHEN was up 0.03 to 0.26.  On History, COUNTING CARS was at 0.30/0.29, compared to last week’s 0.37/0.34, and DETROIT STEEL fell 0.07 to 0.21.  Hallmark’s original movie LOVE BLOSSOMS was at 0.26.  PLANET EARTH II premiered on BBCAmerica at 0.25, and was simulcast on AMC at 0.15 and on Sundance at 0.03/143K.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Final Cable 2017 Feb 18.SAT

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Saturday February 18, 2017 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA ALLSTAR SAT NIGHT: N/A TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:00 PM 159 2.41 5,627
2 NBA ALLSTAR TIP OFF TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:00 PM 60 0.74 1,676
3 LEGEND OF TARZAN, THE HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 110 0.60 2,184
4 AREA 21: NBA ALL STAR EDN TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 6:30 PM 30 0.52 1,153
5 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: KENTUCKY/GEORGIA ESPN 6:04 PM 142 0.51 1,730
6 DRAGON BALL Z KAI/FINAL ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 30 0.49 1,003
7 DEW NBA 3X ALL STAR EDN TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 6:00 PM 30 0.44 996
8 MOVIE- LOM PREM: BRITNEY EVER AFTER LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 124 0.43 1,014
9 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN 8:26 PM 100 0.42 1,630
10 SATURDAY MOVIE: BIG HERO 6 FREEFORM 8:20 PM 130 0.41 1,194
11 LIGA MX 2 SAT: AMERICA / GUADALAJARA UNIVISION DEPORTES 9:59 PM 125 0.40 876
12 NBA ALLSTAR CHALLENGE TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 5:00 PM 60 0.39 923
13 JOJOS BIZARRE ADVENTURE ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 30 0.37 769
14 COPS (O) SPIKE TV 8:30 PM 30 0.37 1,174
15 DRAGON BALL SUPER ADULT SWIM 8:00 PM 30 0.35 938
16 COPS (O) SPIKE TV 8:00 PM 30 0.33 1,048
17 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.32 3,168
18 NASCAR M.E.CP RC RAIN L FOX SPORTS 1 8:00 PM 64 0.32 1,603
19 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.32 1,367
20 BELLATOR MMA LIVE: 172 SPIKE TV 9:00 PM 172 0.32 807
21 MOBILE SUIT GUN/UNICORN ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 30 0.31 618
22 THUNDERMANS NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 30 0.31 1,529
23 COUNTING CARS HISTORY 9:31 PM 32 0.30 1,258
24 COUNTING CARS HISTORY 9:00 PM 31 0.29 1,226
25 LOG CABIN LIVING HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 PM 30 0.28 1,310
26 FLIPPING VIRGINS HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 AM 60 0.28 1,289
27 JUSTICE LEAGUE ACTION THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:30 AM 15 0.28 749
28 KITCHEN AT FN, THE FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.27 1,251
29 TRISHAS SOUTHERN KITCHEN FOOD NETWORK 10:30 AM 30 0.26 1,136
30 YOUR WORST NIGHTMARE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.26 1,044
31 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE: LOVE BLOSSOMS HALLMARK CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.26 2,186
32 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.26 2,181
33 LOG CABIN LIVING HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:30 PM 30 0.26 1,313
34 GAME SHAKERS NICKELODEON 8:30 PM 30 0.26 1,427
35 SHO CH BOX: 2017 SHOWTIME PRIME 11:09 PM 43 0.26 779
36 PLANET EARTH II BBC-AMERICA 9:00 PM 71 0.25 891
37 NEXO KNIGHTS THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:45 AM 30 0.25 692
38 LEGEND OF TARZAN, THE HBO PRIME 11:45 PM 110 0.24 687
39 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM L ESPN 10:06 PM 55 0.23 712
40 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.23 2,419
41 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.23 554
42 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.23 2,014
43 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L: N/A ESPN 9:00 AM 120 0.22 507
44 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.22 515
45 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:01 PM 59 0.22 556
46 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: MICHIGAN STATE/PURDUE ESPN 4:04 PM 120 0.22 825
47 DETROIT STEEL HISTORY 10:03 PM 60 0.21 946
48 COLLEGE GAMEDAY-BKBL    L ESPN 11:00 AM 60 0.21 552
49 CAVUTO ON BUSINESS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:30 AM 30 0.21 1,850
50 BULLS & BEARS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 30 0.21 1,846
51 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.21 1,231
52 NASCAR RACEDAY L FOX SPORTS 1 6:33 PM 87 0.21 1,093
53 FOX REPORT SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.20 2,048
54 ZOO, THE ANIMAL PLANET 10:00 PM 60 0.20 943
55 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: NOTRE DAME/NC STATE ESPN 12:00 PM 124 0.20 669
56 LIGA MX SAT: MONTERREY / PACHUCA UNIVISION DEPORTES 7:55 PM 124 0.20 416
57 WATTERS WORLD FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.20 2,341
58 SHO CH BOX: 2017 SHOWTIME PRIME 11:52 PM 13 0.20 551
59 SHO CH BOX: 2017 SHOWTIME PRIME 10:47 PM 22 0.20 606
60 LIGA MX L: ATLAS / CRUZ AZUL UNIVISION DEPORTES 5:54 PM 121 0.20 472
61 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.19 451
62 FORBES ON FOX FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 30 0.19 1,775
63 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.19 1,038
64 CASHIN IN FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:30 AM 30 0.19 1,610
65 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.18 405
66 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.18 909
67 GREG GUTFELD SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.18 1,671
68 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.17 1,522
69 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.17 1,005
70 JUSTICE W/ JUDGE JEANINE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.17 2,070
71 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: FLORIDA/MISSISSIPPI ST ESPN 2:04 PM 120 0.16 577
72 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO UNIVISION DEPORTES 12:04 AM 60 0.16 317
73 SMERCONISH CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.16 889
74 SWEETIE PIES OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.16 656
75 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.16 900
76 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.16 1,082
77 NASCAR M.E.CP RC RAIN L FOX SPORTS 1 9:45 PM 15 0.16 768
78 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.16 909
79 DR. JEFF: ROCKY MOUNTAIN ANIMAL PLANET 9:00 PM 60 0.16 955
80 AMC PREMIERE EVENT: KNIGHT AND DAY AMC 10:11 PM 150 0.15 606
81 DEAD FILES TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.15 592
82 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.15 946
83 PLANET EARTH II AMC 9:00 PM 71 0.15 649
84 MILES FROM TOMORROWLAND DISNEY JUNIOR 9:00 AM 25 0.15 718
85 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.14 1,478
86 STAR WARS REBELS DISNEY XD 8:30 PM 30 0.14 361
87 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN2 4:40 PM 84 0.14 568
88 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 30 0.14 737
89 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.14 1,348
90 NEW DAY SATURDAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.14 701
91 ARCA RACING L: DAYTONA FOX SPORTS 1 4:00 PM 153 0.14 957
92 SHO CH BOX: 2017 SHOWTIME PRIME 9:56 PM 51 0.14 479
93 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.14 766
94 MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCR D: MINNEAPOLIS FOX SPORTS 1 10:00 PM 190 0.13 396
95 BATMAN V SUPERMAN:DAWN OF: BATMAN V SUPERMAN:DAWN OF HBO PRIME 5:25 PM 152 0.13 362
96 NEW DAY SATURDAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.13 647
97 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.13 1,212
98 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.13 631
99 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.12 1,330
100 SHO CH BOX: 2017 SHOWTIME PRIME 9:13 PM 28 0.12 386
101 SHO CH BOX: 2017 SHOWTIME PRIME 9:41 PM 15 0.12 369
102 NASCAR M.E. CUP PRAC L: DAYTONA FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 210 0.12 762
103 AM JOY: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.12 1,032
104 INCREDIBLE DR POL NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 60 0.12 953
105 FOR PEETES SAKE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.12 535
106 NASCAR RACE HUB WKND ED L FOX SPORTS 1 3:30 PM 30 0.11 745
107 CNN BLEACHER REPORT SPCL CNN 2:30 PM 30 0.11 506
108 NEW DAY SATURDAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.11 565
109 MYSTIC RIVER: MYSTIC RIVER HBO PRIME 1:40 AM 138 0.11 285
110 JOURNAL EDITORIAL REPORT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.11 1,097
111 FA CUP RD 5 L: HUDDERSFIELD TOWN/MANCHESTER CITY FOX SPORTS 1 9:53 AM 127 0.10 245
112 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.10 267
113 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: TEXAS TECH/WEST VIRGINIA ESPN2 2:04 PM 156 0.10 458
114 FURIOUS 7: FURIOUS 7 MAXPRIME 2:25 PM 137 0.09 250
115 HOW TO BE SINGLE HBO PRIME 4:00 AM 110 0.09 203
116 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.09 684
117 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.09 745
118 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 5:00 AM 60 0.09 432
119 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 322
120 NBA ALL-STAR PRACTICE: 2017 ALL STAR PRACTICE L NBA-TV 12:00 PM 120 0.09 215
121 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.08 871
122 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.08 717
123 FIRST TIME FLIPPERS DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.08 237
124 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.08 976
125 DR. BUCKEYE BOTTOMS NAT GEO WILD 10:00 PM 60 0.08 517
126 SHO CH BOX: 2017 SHOWTIME PRIME 9:00 PM 13 0.08 248
127 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.08 658
128 NBA INSIDE STUFF P NBA-TV 2:00 PM 30 0.08 209
129 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.08 624
130 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN2 10:11 PM 102 0.07 304
131 PGA TOUR GOLF CHANNEL 1:00 PM 90 0.07 607
132 DR. POL: DEJA MOO! NAT GEO WILD 8:00 PM 60 0.07 624
133 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 4:00 AM 60 0.07 325
134 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.07 610
135 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 8:00 AM 60 0.07 612
136 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 11:00 AM 60 0.07 153
137 KILLING BIGFOOT DESTINATION AMERICA 10:00 PM 60 0.07 327
138 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:30 AM 30 0.07 186
139 MYTHBUSTERS: THE SEARCH SCIENCE 9:01 PM 61 0.07 243
140 LIGA MX SAT 8P: LEON / SANTOS GALAVISION 8:00 PM 121 0.07 168
141 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 7:00 AM 60 0.07 391
142 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.07 598
143 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.06 312
144 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN2 8:13 PM 118 0.06 260
145 PGA TOUR: HANDOFF GOLF CHANNEL 6:00 PM 51 0.06 503
146 JOY (2015): JOY (2015) HBO PRIME 1:15 PM 124 0.06 173
147 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 8:00 AM 30 0.06 160
148 GC PREGAME LI GOLF CHANNEL 2:30 PM 28 0.06 453
149 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.06 282
150 TINY HOUSE NATION FYI 9:00 PM 60 0.06 277

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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.