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January 31, 2017
 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.29.2017

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NETWORK FINALS:  NCIS: LA and the 8PM TO TELL THE TRUTH gained 0.1 in final numbers, while DATELINE lost the same.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

Final Bcast 2017 Jan 29.SUN

 

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Viewers desperate for football crowded to ESPN’s coverage of the PRO BOWL, down two-tenths from last year’s game to 2.56.  (The network’s early morning AUSTRALIAN OPEN coverage was at 0.39.)  Bravo’s REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA dominated the regular series, up 0.05 to 1.09, with FIRST FAMILY OF HIP-HOP steady at 0.38.  Discovery’s ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER had a 0.11 bump to 0.64.  The SAG AWARDS were telecast on both TNT and TBS and scored 0.60/0.57, up quite a bit from last year’s Saturday ceremony at 0.41/0.27.  On Food Network, WORST COOKS IN AMERICA dropped 0.05 to 0.58, and GUY’S GROCERY GAMES climbed 0.09 to 0.46.  HGTV’s  BEACHFRONT BARGAINS hit the Top 10, up 0.12 to 0.51.  ID’s EVIL LIVES HERE rose 0.11 to 0.47.  On TLC, SISTER WIVES TELL ALL slipped 0.03 to 0.43, and LONG LOST FAMILY was up 0.03 to 0.17, with MARRIED BY MOM & DAD up 0.05 to 0.16.  

Adult Swim’s SUPERMANSION held at 0.42, leading the night’s scripted programming.  On Showtime, HOMELAND fell a tenth to 0.36, and the season finale of THE AFFAIR was up 0.04 to 0.22.  On E!, after MARIAH’S WORLD lost 0.02 to 0.23, THE ROYALS was down 0.03 to 0.20.  The final season premiere of Starz’s BLACK SAILS was at 0.23, down 0.04 from last year.  HBO’s THE YOUNG POPE rose 0.03 from last Sunday’s episode to 0.20.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Final Cable 2017 Jan 29.SUN

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Sunday January 29, 2017 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NFL PRO BOWL            L: N/A ESPN 7:51 PM 212 2.56 7,449
2 REAL HOUSEWIVES ATLANTA BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 1.09 2,620
3 NFL COUNTDOWN           L ESPN 6:00 PM 111 0.79 2,071
4 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:23 PM 90 0.70 1,647
5 ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.64 3,166
6 SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARD: N/A TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:00 PM 133 0.60 2,109
7 WORST COOKS 10 FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.58 1,685
8 SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARD: N/A TBS NETWORK 8:00 PM 133 0.57 1,763
9 BEACHFRONT BARGAIN HUNT HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 30 0.51 2,179
10 EVIL LIVES HERE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.47 1,599
11 GUYS GROCERY GAMES FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.46 1,464
12 CARIBBEAN LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:30 PM 30 0.43 1,704
13 SISTER WIVES TELL ALL TLC 8:00 PM 58 0.43 1,350
14 SUPERMANSION ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 30 0.42 868
15 BEACHFRONT BARGAIN HUNT HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:30 PM 30 0.42 1,845
16 ISLAND LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.39 1,644
17 ISLAND LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.39 1,616
18 CARIBBEAN LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.39 1,673
19 TENNIS: AUSTRALIAN OPEN L ESPN 6:00 AM 100 0.39 1,305
20 FIRST FAMILY OF HIP HOP BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.38 850
21 FXX MOVIE PRIME FXX 6:00 PM 119 0.37 1,016
22 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.36 1,309
23 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.36 1,376
24 HOMELAND S6 SHOWTIME PRIME 9:03 PM 46 0.36 1,130
25 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.35 1,398
26 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 11:00 PM 30 0.32 850
27 STATE OF THE UNION CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.32 1,250
28 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.31 1,446
29 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.31 1,478
30 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.31 1,358
31 KITCHEN SINK, THE FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 30 0.31 1,007
32 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.30 1,463
33 RELIABLE SOURCES CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.30 1,261
34 X GAMES                 L: ASPEN, CO ESPN 12:00 PM 309 0.29 686
35 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.29 1,404
36 NFL COUNTDOWN           L ESPN 11:00 AM 60 0.29 691
37 FAREED ZAKARIA: GPS CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.29 1,376
38 LRC: 2017 SAG AWARDS: N/A E! 6:00 PM 120 0.28 864
39 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.27 2,146
40 ROAST BATTLE II COMEDY CENTRAL 10:00 PM 70 0.27 443
41 USA SOCCER MEN          L: USA / SERBIA ESPN2 4:00 PM 150 0.27 596
42 SUNDAY MORNING FUTURES FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.25 1,860
43 FOX NEWS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.24 1,958
44 NICE GUYS, THE HBO PRIME 7:00 PM 116 0.24 592
45 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 10:00 AM 60 0.24 535
46 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.23 2,162
47 MARIAHS WORLD E! 9:00 PM 60 0.23 511
48 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.23 949
49 BLACK SAILS 4 STARZ PRIMARY 9:02 PM 60 0.23 738
50 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.22 1,795
51 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.22 1,621
52 ZHUZHUS DISNEY CHANNEL 9:30 AM 30 0.22 1,056
53 JUSTICE W/ JUDGE JEANINE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.22 1,819
54 AFFAIR, THE S3 SHOWTIME PRIME 10:00 PM 59 0.22 725
55 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:40 AM 80 0.21 577
56 MEDIA BUZZ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.21 1,871
57 GIADA ENTERTAINS FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.21 791
58 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.21 1,557
59 TENNIS: AUSTRALIAN OPEN: MENS FINAL ESPN2 9:00 AM 300 0.21 920
60 ROYALS, THE E! 10:00 PM 60 0.20 502
61 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 12:00 AM 60 0.20 657
62 FINDING BIGFOOT ANIMAL PLANET 9:01 PM 60 0.20 746
63 YOUNG POPE, THE HBO PRIME 9:02 PM 57 0.20 582
64 OUTSIDE THE LINES-WKND ESPN 9:00 AM 30 0.19 532
65 CRASHLETES NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 30 0.19 985
66 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION: N/A MSNBC 5:00 PM 180 0.19 1,074
67 FOX REPORT SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.19 1,820
68 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.19 1,058
69 SPORTS REPORTERS ESPN 9:30 AM 30 0.18 549
70 FINDING BIGFOOT ANIMAL PLANET 10:01 PM 60 0.18 661
71 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: GOLDEN STATE/PORTLAND NBA-TV 9:00 PM 156 0.18 581
72 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.18 1,459
73 FA CUP RD 4 L: MANCHESTER UNITED/WIGAN FOX SPORTS 1 10:57 AM 123 0.17 396
74 AM JOY: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.17 1,066
75 LONG LOST FAMILY:WHAT HAP TLC 10:00 PM 62 0.17 771
76 SNAPPED OXYGEN MEDIA 6:00 PM 60 0.16 547
77 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.16 1,506
78 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.16 1,089
79 NEW DAY SUNDAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.16 751
80 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 1:00 AM 60 0.16 613
81 MARRIED BY MOM & DAD TLC 11:02 PM 60 0.16 521
82 JAGGER EATONS MEGA LIFE NICKELODEON 8:30 PM 30 0.16 754
83 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.15 988
84 ATLANTIS RISING: ATLANTIS RISING NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 120 0.15 642
85 FOOLS GOLD HBO PRIME 2:15 PM 112 0.15 359
86 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.15 524
87 MEET THE PRESS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.14 1,103
88 BROKEN SKULL CHALLENGE 4 CMT 10:00 PM 60 0.13 353
89 NEW DAY SUNDAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.13 656
90 POWERNATION: TRUCK TECH SPIKE TV 10:00 AM 30 0.12 418
91 MOVIE- LMN ACQUIRED PREM: STAGE FRIGHT LIFETIME MOVIE NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.12 496
92 POWERNATION: ENGINE POWER SPIKE TV 9:30 AM 30 0.12 381
93 PGA TOUR GOLF CHANNEL 1:00 PM 90 0.11 809
94 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.11 662
95 FOOD PARADISES TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.11 404
96 ELEAGUE: VALVES COUNTER-STRIKE: GO – THE MAJORS TBS NETWORK 10:00 AM 291 0.11 228
97 BBCA MOVIE: A FEW GOOD MEN BBC-AMERICA 2:30 PM 180 0.11 373
98 TOP SECRET WATERFALLS TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.11 241
99 PULSE OF AMERICA MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.11 881
100 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.10 984
101 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 11:00 AM 60 0.10 257
102 CONJURING 2, THE: CONJURING 2, THE MAXPRIME 7:45 PM 134 0.10 259
103 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.10 279
104 NBA POSTGAME SHOW NBA-TV 11:36 PM 54 0.09 263
105 RUSTY RIVETS NICK JR 7:00 PM 30 0.09 503
106 WEATHERTECH SPORTSCR CH L: DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY FOX SPORTS 1 1:00 PM 120 0.09 516
107 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 318
108 XTREME WATERPARKS TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 30 0.09 235
109 MIKE AND MOLLY FX 1:22 AM 30 0.09 214
110 SIXTH SENSE, THE HBO PRIME 8:10 AM 107 0.08 185
111 LIGA MX SUN: UNAM / NECAXA UNIVISION DEPORTES 12:45 PM 135 0.08 170
112 MONSTER  JAM FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 60 0.08 301
113 RUSTY RIVETS NICK JR 7:30 PM 30 0.08 464
114 LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-L: REAL MADRID VS. R. SOCIEDAD BEIN SPORT 2:35 PM 130 0.08 167
115 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.07 251
116 DINNER AT TIFFANIS COOKING CHANNEL 8:00 PM 30 0.07 201
117 LIGA MX L: PUEBLA / SANTOS UNIVISION DEPORTES 6:30 PM 150 0.07 178
118 CAPTAIN RON MAXPRIME 11:35 AM 100 0.07 213
119 LIFT EVERY VOICE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:01 AM 31 0.07 263
120 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.07 308
121 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.07 210
122 LIGA MX SUN 6P: JAGUARES DE CHIAPAS / TIGRES GALAVISION 5:55 PM 125 0.07 157
123 POLITICS NATION MSNBC 8:00 AM 60 0.07 483
124 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: WASHINGTON/NEW ORLEANS NBA-TV 6:00 PM 129 0.07 233
125 BLUES BROTHERS, THE HBO PRIME 6:00 AM 28 0.07 157
126 HBO BAD: 1/28/17 VARGAS/B: N/A HBO PRIME 10:00 AM 130 0.07 163
127 FA CUP RD 4 L FOX SPORTS 1 9:05 AM 112 0.06 176
128 WMNS COLL BKBL REG SSN  L: IOWA/MARYLAND ESPN2 2:00 PM 120 0.06 280
129 BARNWOOD BUILDERS DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.06 379
130 AMAZING FACTS PRESENTS USA NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.06 219
131 FULL GAME RE-AIR: 2017 PRO BOWL NFL NETWORK 12:00 AM 180 0.06 129
132 FRONTERA S3 NBC UNIVERSO 12:00 PM 60 0.06 126
133 JOEL OSTEEN USA NETWORK 8:30 AM 30 0.06 244
134 NBA GAMETIME LIVE NBA-TV 8:09 PM 51 0.06 232
135 LPGA TOUR: 2017 BAHAMAS LPGA CLS GOLF CHANNEL 2:30 PM 179 0.05 524
136 REPUBLICA DEPORTIVA SUN UNIVISION DEPORTES 3:00 PM 60 0.05 101
137 HAIL, CAESAR HBO PRIME 5:10 PM 106 0.05 153
138 NATIONAL TEAMS (DT) SUN: ESTADOS UNIDOS / SERBIA UNIVISION DEPORTES 4:00 PM 150 0.05 118
139 TIA MOWRY AT HOME (30) COOKING CHANNEL 8:30 PM 30 0.05 128
140 KICKBOXING: N/A ESPN2 9:00 PM 120 0.05 169
141 LARRYMANIA S5 NBC UNIVERSO 11:00 AM 60 0.05 97
142 BMI TRAILBLAZERS OF GOSPE: N/A TV ONE 7:00 PM 120 0.05 226
143 SOMOS LMX UNIVISION DEPORTES 9:00 PM 60 0.05 102
144 SPORTSCENTERU     L ESPNU 5:56 PM 34 0.05 181
145 TECH GARAGE VELOCITY 8:30 AM 30 0.05 201
146 TANGO & CASH MAXPRIME 1:15 PM 104 0.05 182
147 NBA REGULAR SEASON REPEAT ESPN2 6:00 AM 60 0.05 127
148 SUN NIGHT MUST WATCH MOVI: MEET THE PARENTS SUNDANCE TV 9:00 PM 150 0.05 137
149 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: STANFORD/CALIFORNIA ESPNU 8:33 PM 121 0.04 159
150 SAFARI LIVE: SAFARI LIVE 7: NIGHT 5 NAT GEO WILD 11:00 PM 120 0.04 171

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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.