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December 4, 2018

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 12.2.2018

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  All of CBS’s shows dropped in final numbers, 60 MINUTES by 0.2, GARTH LIVE AT NOTRE DAME by 0.1, and the rerun NCIS: LA by 0.1.  In addition, SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL adjusted to 5.4, down 0.07 from last week’s game.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Syfy’s compressed run of NIGHTFLYERS had a mild start at 0.15.

With THE WALKING DEAD done for 2018, Freeform’s movie LIFE SIZE 2 led scripted at 0.53.  Hallmark’s movie A MAJESTIC CHRISTMAS was at 0.41.  Bravo’s DIRTY JOHN impressively ticked up from its premiere to 0.39 (see its unscripted lead-ins below).  Adult Swim’s DREAM CORP LLC was at 0.36/0.29, compared to last week’s 0.31/0.30.  HMM’s movie ONCE UPON A CHRISTMAS MIRACLE was at 0.26.  Lifetime’s movie THE CHRISTMAS PACT was at 0.23.  BBCAmerica’s DOCTOR WHO fell 0.09 to 0.21.  On Showtime, RAY DONOVAN ticked down to 0.18, ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA ticked up to 0.10, and ENEMIES was steady at 0.03/142K.  Starz’s OUTLANDER edged up 0.02 to 0.17.  On HBO, the season finale of CAMPING was steady at 0.10, MY BRILLIANT FRIEND ticked up to 0.06, and SALLY4EVER dropped 0.02 off the chart at 0.03/133K.  

Bravo had a firm hold on the unscripted lead, with REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA down 0.02 to 0.73, and REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ORANGE COUNTY up a tenth to 0.66.  On TLC, 90 DAY FIANCE ticked up to 0.62, and RETURN TO AMISH was down 0.02 to 0.29.  ESPN’s final CFP RANKINGS SHOW of the season was at 0.48.  E!’s KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS dropped a big 0.11 to 0.41.  Univision’s LIGA match was at 0.37.  On Food Network, HOLIDAY GINGERBREAD SHOWDOWN lost 0.03 to 0.33, and HOLIDAY BAKING CHAMPIONSHIP was at 0.26.  On Discovery, ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER gained 0.02 to 0.26, and THE LAST ALASKANS was at 0.17.  HGTV’s line-up was led by HAWAII LIFE at 0.22/0.21, compared to last week’s 0.27/0.23.  On ID, ON THE CASE dipped 0.02 to 0.26, and BLOOD RUNS COLD ticked up to 0.22.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Sunday December 2, 2018 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 REAL HOUSEWIVES ATLANTA BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.73 1,935
2 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.66 1,705
3 90 DAY FIANCE: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.62 1,796
4 FREEFORM ORIGINAL MOVIE: LIFE-SIZE 2/CHRISTMAS EVE FREEFORM 9:00 PM 120 0.53 1,263
5 CFP RANKINGS SHOW  L: COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF: TOP 25 ESPN 12:00 PM 240 0.48 1,400
6 NFL COUNTDOWN           L: N/A ESPN 9:00 AM 180 0.41 1,081
7 KEEPING UP KARDASHIANS E! 9:00 PM 59 0.41 941
8 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE: A MAJESTIC CHRISTMAS HALLMARK CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.41 2,627
9 DIRTY JOHN BRAVO 10:00 PM 64 0.39 1,234
10 LIGA MX L: AMERICA / TOLUCA UNIVISION DEPORTES 7:20 PM 132 0.37 796
11 DREAM CORP LLC ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 15 0.36 697
12 HOLIDAY GINGERBREAD SHDO FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.33 1,162
13 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.33 782
14 RETURN TO AMISH TLC 10:00 PM 61 0.29 947
15 DREAM CORP LLC ADULT SWIM 12:15 AM 25 0.29 560
16 ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.26 1,911
17 ON THE CASE WITH PZ INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.26 1,183
18 HMM ORIGINAL MOVIE: ONCE UPON A XMAS MIRACLE HALLMARK MOVIES & MYSTERIES 9:00 PM 120 0.26 2,146
19 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 90 0.24 570
20 GIRL MEETS FARM FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 30 0.24 1,098
21 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.23 645
22 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO L UNIVISION DEPORTES 9:32 PM 28 0.23 445
23 MOVIE- ORIGINAL PREM: CHRISTMAS PACT, THE LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.23 1,015
24 HAWAII LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:30 PM 30 0.22 1,223
25 BLOOD RUNS COLD INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.22 1,106
26 ISLAND LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.22 1,114
27 PREMIER LEAGUE L: EVERTON/LIVERPOOL NBC SPORTS NETWORK 11:13 AM 134 0.22 553
28 DOCTOR WHO BBC-AMERICA 8:00 PM 70 0.21 804
29 GIADAS HOLIDAY HANDBOOK FOOD NETWORK 11:30 AM 30 0.21 1,017
30 HAWAII LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 30 0.21 1,095
31 PREMIER LEAGUE L: TOTTENHAM/ARSENAL NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:01 AM 132 0.20 483
32 BAHAMAS LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:30 PM 30 0.20 1,066
33 RAMPAGE (2018) HBO PRIME 7:06 PM 107 0.20 667
34 ISLAND LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.19 1,086
35 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 11:04 PM 30 0.18 589
36 BAHAMAS LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.18 1,077
37 BEACHFRONT BARGAIN HUNT HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 PM 30 0.18 871
38 RAY DONOVAN S6 SHOWTIME PRIME 9:06 PM 45 0.18 1,049
39 BEACHFRONT BARGAIN HUNT HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:30 PM 30 0.18 828
40 BAREFOOT CONTESSA FOOD NETWORK 12:30 PM 30 0.17 910
41 OUTLANDER 4 STARZ PRIMARY 8:01 PM 55 0.17 958
42 LAST ALASKANS, THE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.17 1,329
43 MARTINAS TABLE FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.16 889
44 DOC MCSTUFFINS DISNEY JUNIOR 7:00 PM 25 0.16 678
45 90 DAY FIANCE: MORE TO LO: N/A TLC 6:00 PM 120 0.15 568
46 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:00 PM 60 0.15 367
47 LIGA MX L: UNAM / TIGRES UANL UNIVISION DEPORTES 12:49 PM 131 0.15 316
48 NIGHTFLYERS SYFY 10:00 PM 65 0.15 623
49 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM L ESPN 7:00 PM 90 0.14 444
50 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.14 414
51 WMNS COLL BKBL REG SSN  L ESPN 4:00 PM 117 0.14 670
52 CRIKEY! ITS THE IRWINS ANIMAL PLANET 8:00 PM 60 0.14 672
53 SNAPPED OXYGEN MEDIA 6:00 PM 60 0.14 444
54 FANTASY SHOW   L ESPN2 12:00 PM 60 0.14 309
55 NFL GAMEDAY MORNING: N/A NFL NETWORK 9:00 AM 240 0.13 418
56 DISC LIVE: BLUE HOLE: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 4:00 PM 120 0.13 675
57 RANKIN-BASS WEEKEND AMC 11:00 AM 75 0.13 424
58 SNAPPED: KILLER COUPLES OXYGEN MEDIA 7:00 PM 60 0.13 472
59 AMERICAN PICKERS HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.12 828
60 AMERICAN PICKERS HISTORY 12:03 AM 60 0.12 524
61 CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVE  L: N/A ESPN2 9:00 AM 180 0.12 304
62 TOMB RAIDER HBO PRIME 9:45 AM 118 0.12 288
63 CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVE  L: N/A ESPN 8:30 PM 150 0.11 289
64 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO L UNIVISION DEPORTES 10:00 PM 60 0.11 206
65 INCEPTION: INCEPTION HBO PRIME 1:10 PM 148 0.11 248
66 PREMIER LEAGUE GOAL ZONE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 1:27 PM 63 0.11 225
67 FUTBOL CENTRAL L UNIVISION DEPORTES 6:00 PM 80 0.11 228
68 CAMPING HBO PRIME 10:01 PM 30 0.10 308
69 RELIABLE SOURCES CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.10 762
70 REPUBLICA DEPORTIVA SUN UNIVISION DEPORTES 3:00 PM 60 0.10 198
71 HAUNTED CASE FILES TRAVEL CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.10 345
72 CNN SPECIAL REPORT CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.10 732
73 FXX MOVIE PRIME: MISS PEREGRINES HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDR FXX 8:01 PM 179 0.10 355
74 ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA SHOWTIME PRIME 10:00 PM 58 0.10 559
75 BUSY TONIGHT E! 10:00 PM 30 0.10 213
76 TREASURE QUEST: SNAKE ISL TRAVEL CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.09 344
77 NFL GAMEDAY LIVE: N/A NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 210 0.09 320
78 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 5:57 PM 63 0.09 335
79 AM JOY: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.09 920
80 AMANDA TO THE RESCUE ANIMAL PLANET 9:00 PM 60 0.09 480
81 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.09 1,389
82 HAUNTED CASE FILES TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.08 342
83 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.08 1,353
84 MYTHICAL BEASTS SCIENCE 10:00 PM 60 0.08 331
85 MILO MURPHYS LAW DISNEY CHANNEL 7:00 AM 30 0.08 405
86 NFL GAMEDAY HIGHLIGHTS NFL NETWORK 7:30 PM 60 0.08 289
87 NFL GAMEDAY PRIME NFL NETWORK 11:30 PM 60 0.08 228
88 STAR WARS RESISTANCE DISNEY CHANNEL 10:00 PM 30 0.08 387
89 E:60 ESPN2 8:00 AM 60 0.08 172
90 NFL GAMEDAY LIVE: N/A NFL NETWORK 4:30 PM 180 0.08 276
91 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.08 205
92 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.08 543
93 FAREED ZAKARIA: GPS CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.07 823
94 BBCA MOVIE: REVENGE OF THE NERDS BBC-AMERICA 6:00 PM 120 0.07 192
95 WEEKENDS WITH ALEX WITT: N/A MSNBC 12:00 PM 120 0.07 763
96 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 294
97 PREMIER LEAGUE L: FULHAM/CHELSEA NBC SPORTS NETWORK 6:53 AM 128 0.07 186
98 NEW DAY SUNDAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 526
99 HAUNTED CASE FILES TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.07 319
100 NEW DAY SUNDAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.07 414
101 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.07 479
102 STATE OF THE UNION CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.07 695
103 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.07 624
104 KINGSMAN: GOLDEN CIRCLE: KINGSMAN: GOLDEN CIRCLE HBO PRIME 4:40 PM 141 0.07 182
105 MY BRILLIANT FRIEND HBO PRIME 9:01 PM 55 0.06 291
106 LIFE, LIBERTY AND LEVIN FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.06 959
107 SUNNY DAY NICK JR 11:00 AM 30 0.06 292
108 PAID PROGRAM SYFY 6:30 AM 30 0.06 92
109 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.06 981
110 JOEL OSTEEN USA NETWORK 8:30 AM 30 0.06 238
111 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.06 490
112 INSIDE SYRIAS DEADLY DYNA: INSIDE SYRIAS DEADLY DYNASTY NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 120 0.06 394
113 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.06 491
114 SCANDALOUS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.06 1,171
115 MEDIA BUZZ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.06 1,162
116 TRNING PT W DR D JEREMIAH USA NETWORK 7:30 AM 30 0.06 171
117 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.06 457
118 PAID PROGRAM SYFY 6:00 AM 30 0.06 90
119 SOMOS LMX L UNIVISION DEPORTES 11:00 PM 60 0.06 106
120 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.06 247
121 FANTASY SHOW   L: N/A ESPNEWS 10:00 AM 120 0.06 147
122 POLITICS NATION MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.06 587
123 SUNDAY MORNING FUTURES FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.06 1,186
124 NEXT REVOLUTION, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.06 1,049
125 IN TOUCH MINISTRIES W/C S USA NETWORK 8:00 AM 30 0.06 161
126 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.06 563
127 SCARIEST NIGHT OF MY LIFE TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.05 240
128 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.05 732
129 DISC LIVE: BLUE HOLE: N/A SCIENCE 4:00 PM 120 0.05 224
130 SURVIVING CHRISTMAS HBO PRIME 6:10 AM 91 0.05 126
131 PAID PROGRAM SYFY 7:00 AM 30 0.05 80
132 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.05 267
133 MSNBC LIVE W/A.MOHYELDIN MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.05 550
134 FOOD PARADISE COOKING CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.05 174
135 CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVE  L: N/A ESPN2 4:00 PM 180 0.05 184
136 MORNING MOVIE 2: GHOST RIDER SPRT VENGNCE IFC TV 9:00 AM 120 0.05 166
137 GLOBAL CITIZEN FESTIVAL: MANDELA 100 MSNBC 9:00 PM 180 0.05 465
138 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: ARIZONA/CONNECTICUT ESPN2 1:00 PM 128 0.05 201
139 KASIE DC: N/A MSNBC 7:00 PM 120 0.05 640
140 UP WITH DAVID GURA: N/A MSNBC 8:00 AM 120 0.05 509
141 LADYGANG E! 10:30 PM 30 0.05 122
142 PAID PROGRAM SYFY 7:30 AM 30 0.05 69
143 TRUTH ABOUT KILLER ROBOTS HBO PRIME 11:45 AM 80 0.05 130
144 ITS HOW YOU GET THERE HISTORY 8:30 AM 30 0.04 139
145 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.04 932
146 TV1 ORIGINAL MOVIE: MERRY WISH-MAS TV ONE 7:00 PM 120 0.04 224
147 MEET THE PRESS MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.04 549
148 ITS HOW YOU GET THERE HISTORY 8:00 AM 30 0.04 126
149 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.04 287
150 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.04 512

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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.




8 Comments


  1. Martin

    Do you have Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest at 9 & 9:30 PM on Disney XD?


  2. Ryan

    Can I have: ‘America in Color’ (Smithsonian, 8pm), ‘The Lost Tapes’ (Smithsonian, 9pm), and ‘The National Christmas Tree Lighting’ (10pm, Ovation & Reelz)? Thanks!


  3. Shan

    Sally4Ever on HBO numbers, please.


  4. matt

    Do you have the Victorias Secret Fashion show numbers for last year?



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