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January 20, 2021

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.17.2021

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  FOX’s primetime NFL PLAYOFFS game adjusted to 9.93, while as expected the adjusted rating for GREAT NORTH was down half a point.  In addition, THE ROOKIE and 60 MINUTES adjusted to the next tenth.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  The conclusion of HBO’s TIGER gained 0.03 to 0.13.  On Showtime, YOUR HONOR rose 0.03 to 0.10, a SHAMELESS HALL OF SHAME clip show was at 0.06 (down 0.08 from last week’s real episode) and THE CIRCUS ticked down to 0.03.  On Starz, AMERICAN GODS ticked up to 0.05, and IN THE LONG RUN stayed at 0.02/41K.  AMC’s THE WATCH held at 0.04. 

TLC’s 90 DAY FIANCE topped Sunday cable, down 0.03 to 0.58, with UNEXPECTED up a tick to 0.25.  In cable news, CNN continued to be on top, with a 10PM SPECIAL REPORT at 0.43/0.58/3.1M, and with MSNBC’s WEEKENDS WITH ALEX WITT at 0.13/1.7M, and Fox News’s FOX & FRIENDS at 0.12/1.4M.  Bravo’s REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA dipped 0.03 to 0.36.  Food Network’s WORST COOKS IN AMERICA climbed 0.04 to 0.25.  HGTV’s HOME TOWN ticked down to 0.22.  On ID, ON THE CASE was steady at 0.15, and AMERICAN MONSTER was down 0.04 to 0.11.  On Discovery, ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER gained 0.02 to 0.14. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Sunday January 17, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 90 DAY FIANCE: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.58 2,185
2 NFL COUNTDOWN           L: POSTSEASON NFL COUNTDOWN ESPN 12:00 PM 175 0.54 1,687
3 CNN SPECIAL REPORT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.43 3,087
4 REAL HOUSEWIVES ATLANTA BRAVO 8:00 PM 61 0.36 1,222
5 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.34 2,450
6 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 11:00 AM 60 0.33 1,045
7 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.29 2,144
8 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 10:00 AM 60 0.29 803
9 UNEXPECTED TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.25 1,023
10 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.25 1,745
11 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.25 1,763
12 WORST COOKS IN AMERICA FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.25 909
13 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.25 1,810
14 GIRL MEETS FARM FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 30 0.25 1,113
15 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 9:53 PM 67 0.24 702
16 SITUATION ROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.24 1,613
17 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.23 1,733
18 NFL REWIND   L ESPN 11:00 PM 60 0.23 642
19 HOME TOWN HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 61 0.22 1,790
20 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.22 551
21 SITUATION ROOM CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.22 1,661
22 RELIABLE SOURCES CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.21 2,035
23 STATE OF THE UNION CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.21 1,744
24 SITUATION ROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.20 1,598
25 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 12:00 AM 60 0.19 1,338
26 HOME TOWN REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:01 PM 60 0.19 1,357
27 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.18 549
28 DELICIOUS MISS BROWN FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.18 920
29 FAREED ZAKARIA: GPS CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.17 1,735
30 NFL GAMEDAY MORNING: N/A NFL NETWORK 11:00 AM 240 0.16 624
31 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.15 1,342
32 ON THE CASE WITH PZ INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.15 969
33 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.15 934
34 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.15 425
35 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 11:08 AM 22 0.15 373
36 SUNDAY MOVIE: RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET FREEFORM 8:15 PM 155 0.14 438
37 DPLUS FL: TOW STRIKES BCK TLC 11:00 PM 60 0.14 755
38 PREMIER LEAGUE L: TOTTENHAM/SHEFFIELD NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:00 AM 128 0.14 403
39 ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 126 0.14 1,365
40 WEEKENDS WITH ALEX WITT: N/A MSNBC 12:00 PM 180 0.13 1,710
41 TIGER PART 2 HBO PRIME 9:02 PM 101 0.13 437
42 DPLUS FL: CAKEALIKES FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.13 459
43 SUPER COPA FOOTBALL  L: BARCELONA/ATHLETIC CLUB BILBAO ESPN 2:55 PM 157 0.12 345
44 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 9:01 PM 30 0.12 501
45 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.12 1,395
46 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.12 863
47 FOX NEWS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.11 956
48 SUNDAY SHOW W/J. CAPEHART: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.11 1,396
49 SUNDAY MORNING FUTURES FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.11 1,707
50 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.11 1,081
51 LIFE, LIBERTY AND LEVIN FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.11 1,627
52 MSNBC NEWS HOUR MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.11 1,234
53 AMERICAN MONSTER INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.11 702
54 YOUR HONOR SHOWTIME PRIME 10:02 PM 54 0.10 745
55 MEDIA BUZZ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.10 1,241
56 NEXT REVOLUTION, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.10 1,174
57 CHINA SHOWDOWN, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.10 1,159
58 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.09 1,031
59 MSNBC LIVE W/VOSSOUGHIAN: N/A MSNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.09 1,100
60 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.08 1,207
61 VELSHI: ATTACK ON DEMOCRACY MSNBC 8:00 AM 120 0.08 1,156
62 NFL GAMEDAY FINAL NFL NETWORK 10:02 PM 60 0.08 316
63 LIGA MX L: QUERETARO / ATLAS TUDN 9:30 PM 152 0.08 149
64 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.08 1,040
65 BRAVOS CHAT ROOM BRAVO 9:31 PM 30 0.08 310
66 GRANT HISTORY 10:05 PM 119 0.07 540
67 TO CATCH A SMUGGLER FL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 14 0.07 184
68 SNAPPED OXYGEN MEDIA 6:00 PM 60 0.07 378
69 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: INDIANA/LA CLIPPERS NBA-TV 10:00 PM 145 0.07 182
70 AMERCAN VOICES W/MENENDEZ: N/A MSNBC 6:00 PM 120 0.07 888
71 RAINBOW RANGERS NICK JR 11:00 AM 30 0.07 244
72 HMM ORIGINAL MOVIE: MVM: SHIPS IN THE NIGHT HALLMARK MOVIES & MYSTERIES 8:00 PM 120 0.07 1,230
73 EXHUMED OXYGEN MEDIA 7:00 PM 60 0.07 400
74 GRANT: 1 UNLIKELY HERO HISTORY 6:00 PM 120 0.07 398
75 GRANT: 2 LINCOLNS GENERAL HISTORY 12:04 AM 122 0.06 259
76 MOVIE- ACQUIRED RPT LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 116 0.06 336
77 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: NEW YORK/BOSTON NBA-TV 1:07 PM 142 0.06 212
78 EXHUMED OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.06 410
79 SECRETS OF VIKING STONE SCIENCE 10:00 PM 60 0.06 297
80 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.06 623
81 SHAMELESS HALL OF SHAME SHOWTIME PRIME 9:01 PM 50 0.06 398
82 VENGEANCE: KILLER MILLION HLN 10:00 PM 60 0.06 307
83 FANCY NANCY DISNEY JUNIOR 12:00 PM 25 0.06 302
84 THE A&E MOVIE: MAGNIFICENT 7, THE A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 182 0.06 471
85 POLITICS NATION MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.06 1,003
86 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.06 755
87 FULL GAME BROADCAST: 2020 WK 1 TB VS. NO NFL NETWORK 3:00 PM 154 0.05 365
88 UNEARTHED SCIENCE 9:00 PM 60 0.05 271
89 NFL GAMEDAY HIGHLIGHTS NFL NETWORK 6:05 PM 58 0.05 222
90 WEEK W/ JOSHUA JOHNSON: N/A MSNBC 8:00 PM 120 0.05 756
91 BAKUGAN:BATTLE PLANET THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:30 AM 30 0.05 137
92 AMERICAN GODS 3 STARZ PRIMARY 8:03 PM 52 0.05 185
93 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.05 899
94 NFL NFC DIVISIONAL FD: TAMPA BAY VS NEW ORLEANS FOX DEPORTES 6:35 PM 203 0.05 121
95 NFL GAMEDAY LIVE NFL NETWORK 8:12 PM 22 0.05 149
96 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.05 159
97 SNAPPED: INSIDE THE EP OXYGEN MEDIA 5:00 PM 60 0.05 244
98 LIGA MX SUN: UNAM / MAZATLAN TUDN 12:30 PM 150 0.05 116
99 NFL GAMEDAY LIVE NFL NETWORK 4:21 PM 26 0.05 320
100 FOUR FALLS OF BUFFALO NFL NETWORK 7:03 PM 95 0.05 160
101 TRNING PT W DR D JEREMIAH USA NETWORK 7:30 AM 30 0.04 147
102 THREES COMPANY IFC TV 9:00 AM 30 0.04 103
103 HEAVY RESCUE: 401 THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.04 265
104 NBA POSTGAME SHOW NBA-TV 12:25 AM 65 0.04 83
105 CHINA SHOWDOWN, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 AM 60 0.04 547
106 THREES COMPANY IFC TV 9:30 AM 30 0.04 97
107 HIGHWAY THRU HELL THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.04 298
108 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 203
109 THREES COMPANY IFC TV 10:30 AM 30 0.04 117
110 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.04 708
111 DR. KS EXOTIC ANIMAL ER NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 63 0.04 276
112 NFL DIVISIONAL PLAYOFF L: CLEVELAND/KANSAS CITY ESPN DEPORTES 3:00 PM 193 0.04 85
113 MECUM AUTO AUCTIONS: KISSIMMEE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 11:30 AM 180 0.04 318
114 THREES COMPANY IFC TV 10:00 AM 30 0.04 97
115 FUTBOL CENTRAL L TUDN 9:00 PM 30 0.04 79
116 MONSTER PREACHER: 100 SPECIAL OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 AM 120 0.04 190
117 DR. K: GLOVES OFF! NAT GEO WILD 8:00 PM 60 0.04 210
118 VENGEANCE: KILLER MILLION HLN 9:00 PM 60 0.04 209
119 WILD LIFE OF DR. OLE NAT GEO WILD 10:03 PM 60 0.04 236
120 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN2 11:00 PM 60 0.04 95
121 WATCH, THE (SRS) BBC-AMERICA 8:00 PM 61 0.04 242
122 GRANT: 2 LINCOLNS GENERAL HISTORY 8:00 PM 125 0.03 441
123 THREES COMPANY IFC TV 8:00 AM 30 0.03 66
124 LIGA MX: SANTOS VS TIGRES FOX DEPORTES 9:58 PM 122 0.03 111
125 JUGADA, LA LF SUN TUDN 12:02 AM 43 0.03 66
126 SUN NIGHT MUST WATCH MOVI: ZERO DARK THIRTY SUNDANCE TV 8:00 PM 210 0.03 126
127 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN 5:32 PM 74 0.03 95
128 IN TOUCH MINISTRIES W/C S USA NETWORK 8:00 AM 30 0.03 117
129 THREES COMPANY IFC TV 1:00 PM 30 0.03 91
130 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.03 158
131 THREES COMPANY IFC TV 11:00 AM 30 0.03 99
132 FUT INTL AMISTOSO: HONDURAS:FNL-MARATHON VS OLIMPIA FOX DEPORTES 11:56 AM 123 0.03 52
133 MONSTER PREACHER: 100 SPECIAL OXYGEN MEDIA 1:00 AM 120 0.03 134
134 MSNBC LIVE W/GIBSN&REISER: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 120 0.03 576
135 THREES COMPANY IFC TV 12:30 PM 30 0.03 105
136 FRAMED BY THE KILLER OXYGEN MEDIA 10:00 AM 60 0.03 181
137 SUPER COPA: BARCELONA/ATHLETIC BILBAO ESPN DEPORTES 6:13 PM 162 0.03 74
138 THREES COMPANY IFC TV 12:00 PM 30 0.03 100
139 CIRCUS, THE S6 SHOWTIME PRIME 8:00 PM 29 0.03 246
140 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.03 184
141 HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL  L ESPN 7:30 PM 92 0.03 86
142 FOX DEPORTES EN VIVO WKND FOX DEPORTES 1:59 PM 31 0.03 42
143 YUM AND YUMMER COOKING CHANNEL 10:00 PM 30 0.02 121
144 JOEL OSTEEN USA NETWORK 8:30 AM 30 0.02 185
145 NBA PREGAME SHOW NBA-TV 12:30 PM 37 0.02 65
146 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 8:00 AM 60 0.02 56
147 THREES COMPANY IFC TV 11:30 AM 30 0.02 82
148 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO L TUDN 8:00 PM 60 0.02 54
149 PGA TOUR: SONY OPEN GOLF CHANNEL 3:58 PM 263 0.02 305
150 REPUBLICA DEPORTIVA SUN TUDN 3:00 PM 60 0.02 58

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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.




2 Comments


  1. Augus

    Do you have UPtv original movie ‘The Baby Proposal (UPtv at 7PM)’ ratings, please? Thanks!



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