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November 30, 2016
 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 11.27.2016

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NETWORK FINALS:  All of CBS’s ratings adjusted to reflect the network’s NFL overrun:  60 MINUTES gained 0.5 to 2.8, NCIS: LA (1.5) and MADAM SECRETARY (1.0) each rose 0.1, and ELEMENTARY, which didn’t start airing in most of the country until almost 11PM, rated at 0.7.  SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL ended up at 6.2.  In addition, SON OF ZORN added 0.1.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

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CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  AMC’s THE WALKING DEAD continued its slide, down 0.27 to 4.90 (and down a huge 3.46 from its season premiere just 5 weeks ago).  TALKING DEAD went up 0.02 to 1.71, and COMIC BOOK MEN fell 0.09 to 0.29.  HBO’s WESTWORLD is hitting its stride, up an impressive 0.22 to 1.02, with DIVORCE up 0.07 to 0.25 and the season finale of INSECURE up a tenth to 0.26. Hallmark’s holiday movie de jour JOURNEY BACK TO CHRISTMAS was at 0.85.  On Showtime, SHAMELESS gained 0.11 to 0.60, and THE AFFAIR slipped 0.02 to 0.15.  TNT’s THE LIBRARIANS ticked down to 0.52.  On Adult Swim, YOUR PRETTY FACE ticked down to 0.46, and DREAM CORP LLC was down 0.02 to 0.39.  USA’s EYEWITNESS ticked up to 0.17.  

Bravo led the unscripted side with REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA up a tenth to 1.13, and MARRIED TO MEDICINE also up a tenth to 0.67.  There were a pair of awards shows with simulcasts: the home network for the SOUL TRAIN AWARDS was BET at 0.60 (the POST-SHOW was at 0.35, and the PRE-SHOW was at 0.25), with simulcasts on VH1 (0.17), Centric (0.05/169K) and Logo (0.02/45K), while the HALO AWARDS were based at Nickelodeon at 0.29, with simulcasts on Nicktoons (0.03/185K) and TeenNick (0.04/256K).  On Discovery, ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER climbed 0.04 to 0.52, and EDGE OF ALASKA was up 0.03 to 0.37.  TLC’s SISTER WIVES returned at 0.50, and MARRIED BY MOM & DAD was at 0.24.  An MTV TEEN MOMS BACKSTAGE special was at 0.49.  On Food Network, HOLIDAY BAKING CHAMPIONSHIP ticked up to 0.38, GUY’S GROCERY GAMES gained 0.04 to 0.34, and CLASH OF THE GRANDMAS was down 0.03 to 0.29.  E!’s WAGS lost 0.02 to 0.23.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Sunday November 27, 2016 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 WALKING DEAD AMC 9:00 PM 71 4.90 10,403
2 TALKING DEAD AMC 10:11 PM 59 1.71 3,777
3 REAL HOUSEWIVES ATLANTA BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 1.13 2,549
4 WESTWORLD HBO PRIME 9:02 PM 59 1.02 2,086
5 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE: JOURNEY BACK TO CHRISTMAS HALLMARK CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.85 4,842
6 MARRIED TO MEDICINE BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.67 1,515
7 SHAMELESS S7 SHOWTIME PRIME 9:02 PM 50 0.60 1,558
8 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS: SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2016 PREMIERE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:00 PM 150 0.60 1,774
9 NFL COUNTDOWN           L: N/A ESPN 11:00 AM 120 0.59 1,407
10 LIBRARIANS, THE TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:00 PM 60 0.52 1,620
11 ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 61 0.52 2,629
12 SISTER WIVES: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 121 0.50 1,848
13 TEEN MOM II: BACKSTAGE MTV 9:00 PM 61 0.49 816
14 BATMAN V SUPERMAN:DAWN OF: BATMAN V SUPERMAN:DAWN OF HBO PRIME 6:25 PM 152 0.48 1,073
15 LIGA MX 11/27: GUADALAJARA / AMERICA UNIVISION DEPORTES 6:30 PM 150 0.47 994
16 YOUR PRETTY FACE/HELL ADULT SWIM 11:30 PM 15 0.46 1,010
17 NFL INSIDERS: SUNDAY L ESPN 10:00 AM 60 0.40 1,006
18 DREAM CORP LLC ADULT SWIM 11:45 PM 15 0.39 836
19 HOLIDAY BAKING CHAMPION 3 FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.38 1,553
20 EDGE OF ALASKA DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:01 PM 62 0.37 1,531
21 SUNDAY MOVIE: A CINDERELLA/SHOE FITS FREEFORM 8:00 PM 120 0.37 1,108
22 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS POSTSHO BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:35 PM 30 0.35 1,053
23 GUYS GROCERY GAMES FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.34 1,181
24 HAWAII LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 30 0.33 1,231
25 HAWAII LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:30 PM 30 0.33 1,240
26 ISLAND LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:30 PM 30 0.30 1,072
27 CLASH OF THE GRANDMAS FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.29 1,217
28 HALO AWARDS 2016 NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 60 0.29 1,490
29 COMIC BOOK MEN AMC 12:20 AM 30 0.29 634
30 ISLAND LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.28 1,115
31 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.28 725
32 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 12:28 AM 92 0.28 621
33 STAR DARLINGS DISNEY CHANNEL 9:30 AM 30 0.28 1,140
34 ON THE CASE WITH PZ INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.26 1,027
35 CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVE  L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.26 595
36 INSECURE HBO PRIME 10:33 PM 32 0.26 565
37 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS PRESHOW BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 7:00 PM 60 0.25 845
38 DIVORCE HBO PRIME 10:02 PM 29 0.25 631
39 LINEA DE CUATRO L UNIVISION DEPORTES 9:00 PM 60 0.25 497
40 PREMIER LEAGUE L: WEST HAM/MANCHESTER UNITED NBC SPORTS NETWORK 11:27 AM 125 0.24 548
41 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.24 1,876
42 MARRIED BY MOM & DAD TLC 10:01 PM 62 0.24 837
43 WAGS MIAMI E! 10:00 PM 60 0.23 453
44 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.21 517
45 SUNDAY MORNING FUTURES FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.21 1,516
46 FANTASY SHOW   L: N/A ESPN2 11:00 AM 120 0.21 420
47 NFL GAMEDAY MORNING: NFL GAMEDAY MORNING NFL NETWORK 9:00 AM 240 0.20 532
48 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 7:30 PM 60 0.20 486
49 GIADAS HOLIDAY HANDBOOK FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.19 802
50 MEDIA BUZZ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.19 1,556
51 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.19 1,739
52 FARMHOUSE RULES FOOD NETWORK 11:30 AM 30 0.19 796
53 SISTER WIVES: COUNTDOWN: N/A TLC 6:00 PM 120 0.18 808
54 HMM ORIGINAL MOVIE: ILL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS HALLMARK MOVIES & MYSTERIES 9:00 PM 120 0.17 1,488
55 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS: SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2016 PREMIERE VH1 8:00 PM 150 0.17 447
56 EYEWITNESS USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.17 610
57 FOX NEWS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.17 1,406
58 BAREFOOT CONTESSA FOOD NETWORK 10:30 AM 30 0.17 782
59 PARTS UNKNOWN CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.17 705
60 MOVIE: HER DARK PAST LIFETIME MOVIE NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.17 587
61 DINNER AT TIFFANIS FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.17 643
62 GUYS BIG BITES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 AM 30 0.16 610
63 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.16 1,473
64 FAREED ZAKARIA: GPS CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.16 944
65 BRUNCH AT BOBBYS FOOD NETWORK 12:30 PM 30 0.16 763
66 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN 8:30 PM 115 0.16 421
67 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:00 PM 88 0.16 326
68 RELIABLE SOURCES CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.16 817
69 AFFAIR, THE S3 SHOWTIME PRIME 10:00 PM 54 0.15 579
70 FUTBOL CENTRAL 11/27 UNIVISION DEPORTES 6:00 PM 30 0.15 301
71 BIZAARDVARK DISNEY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 30 0.15 966
72 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 10:25 PM 35 0.14 330
73 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.14 1,162
74 HARRY POTTER ORDER PHOENI: HARRY POTTER ORDER PHOENI HBO PRIME 12:45 PM 138 0.14 341
75 STATE OF THE UNION CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.13 729
76 HACK MY LIFE TRUTV 10:00 PM 30 0.13 295
77 F1 RACING L: ABU DHABI NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:31 AM 161 0.13 467
78 FOX REPORT SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.13 1,343
79 MECH-X4 DISNEY CHANNEL 8:30 PM 30 0.13 862
80 MLS PLAYOFFS            L: COLORADO RAPIDS/SEATTLE SOUNDERS ESPN 4:00 PM 150 0.13 295
81 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: IOWA STATE/GONZAGA ESPN 1:30 PM 120 0.12 391
82 PREMIER LEAGUE L: BOURNEMOUTH/ARSENAL CNBC 9:11 AM 131 0.12 287
83 LINEA DE CUATRO L UNIVISION DEPORTES 10:00 PM 60 0.12 237
84 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.12 1,116
85 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.12 1,283
86 NAT GEO MOVIE: GANGS OF NEW YORK NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHNL 8:00 PM 210 0.12 352
87 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.11 1,231
88 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.11 579
89 YOU CAN DO BETTER TRUTV 10:30 PM 30 0.11 220
90 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 10:00 AM 60 0.11 337
91 THIS IS LIFE CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.11 469
92 ONE MISSED CALL HBO PRIME 7:45 AM 87 0.11 239
93 NEW DAY SUNDAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.11 512
94 SPORTS REPORTERS ESPN2 9:30 AM 30 0.10 313
95 BOURNE ULTIMATUM THE HBO PRIME 6:00 AM 105 0.10 224
96 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.10 688
97 NFL GAMEDAY PRIME NFL NETWORK 12:28 AM 90 0.10 211
98 NEW DAY SUNDAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.10 599
99 RIVERAS, THE NBC UNIVERSO 10:00 PM 60 0.09 176
100 MIA AND ME NICK JR 8:00 AM 30 0.09 348
101 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.09 282
102 UNIVISON DEPORTES FC UNIVISION DEPORTES 5:00 PM 60 0.09 187
103 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.09 546
104 SNAPPED OXYGEN MEDIA 9:00 PM 60 0.09 350
105 NFL GAMEDAY LIVE: NFL GAMEDAY LIVE NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 210 0.09 309
106 LARRYMANIA S5 NBC UNIVERSO 9:00 PM 60 0.09 141
107 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.09 575
108 NFL GAMEDAY HIGHLIGHTS NFL NETWORK 7:30 PM 60 0.09 296
109 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 11:00 AM 27 0.09 215
110 FOOD PARADISES TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.09 298
111 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO UNIVISION DEPORTES 11:00 PM 60 0.09 167
112 SPECIAL AUDIENCE PROGRAM: N/A BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 2:00 AM 150 0.08 180
113 FUTBOL LIGA MX: PACHUCA VS NECAXA 1127 NBC UNIVERSO 11:00 PM 130 0.08 186
114 LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-L: REAL SOCIEDAD VS. BARCELONA BEIN SPORT 2:35 PM 130 0.08 186
115 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SUNDAY ESPNU 10:00 AM 60 0.08 250
116 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:30 PM 60 0.08 171
117 TRNING PT W DR D JEREMIAH USA NETWORK 7:30 AM 30 0.08 217
118 NFL GAMEDAY FIRST: NFL GAMEDAY FIRST NFL NETWORK 7:00 AM 120 0.08 174
119 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.08 490
120 BROKEN SKULL CHALLENGE 4 CMT 10:00 PM 60 0.08 169
121 DIVERGENT SERIES:ALLEGIAN: DIVERGENT SERIES:ALLEGIAN HBO PRIME 4:20 PM 121 0.08 187
122 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 514
123 EARLY START CNN 4:00 AM 60 0.08 294
124 UNDERFIRE:UNTOLD STORY PF HBO PRIME 3:05 PM 71 0.07 186
125 AM JOY: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.07 498
126 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.07 510
127 OUTSIDE THE LINES-WKND ESPN2 9:00 AM 30 0.07 253
128 WCB: 11/26/16 LOMACH/WALT: N/A HBO PRIME 9:15 AM 125 0.07 173
129 HAUNTING: BACK FROM THE DESTINATION AMERICA 10:00 PM 60 0.07 202
130 UP PREMIERE MOVIE: ROOFTOP CHRISTMAS TREE UP 7:00 PM 120 0.07 457
131 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.07 272
132 FRONTERA S3 NBC UNIVERSO 7:00 PM 60 0.07 118
133 EARLY START CNN 5:00 AM 60 0.07 281
134 FOX & FRIENDS FIRST FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 AM 60 0.07 579
135 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SUNDAY L: N/A ESPNU 8:00 AM 120 0.07 211
136 CINE ESPECIAL SUN 930P: LOOK WHOS TALKING GALAVISION 9:30 PM 120 0.06 150
137 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.06 765
138 AMHQ WEEKEND THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.06 267
139 WILD NEW ZEALAND NAT GEO WILD 10:00 PM 60 0.06 281
140 AMHQ WEEKEND THE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.06 273
141 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.06 584
142 IN TOUCH MINISTRIES W/C S USA NETWORK 8:00 AM 30 0.06 198
143 MEET THE PRESS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.06 474
144 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 3:00 AM 60 0.06 271
145 PREMIER LEAGUE GOAL ZONE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 1:32 PM 28 0.06 181
146 FRONTERA S3 NBC UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 60 0.06 113
147 YOU CAN DO BETTER TRUTV 11:00 PM 30 0.06 137
148 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.06 387
149 FIRST LOOK MSNBC 5:00 AM 60 0.06 230
150 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.06 237

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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.