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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.14.2021

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Written by: Mitch Metcalf

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  FOX’s DAYTONA 500 coverage adjusted to 0.91.  In addition, there were significant adjustments (to the next tenth) for AMERICAN IDOL and 60 MINUTES.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Note–due to last week’s Super Bowl, comparisons except where otherwise noted are to 2 weeks ago.

Things remained terrible on the scripted front, except at Adult Swim, where MOMMA NAMED ME SHERIFF was at 0.16/0.14.  On Showtime, SHAMELESS returned from a clip show week at 0.09, which was down 0.06 from the last original episode, while the finale of YOUR HONOR was up 0.02 from last week to 0.09, and THE CIRCUS ticked up from last week to 0.04.  On Starz, AMERICAN GODS ticked up to 0.03, with the premiere of MEN IN KILTS at 0.03/322K and the premiere of THE LUMINARIES at 0.01/154K.  The finale of HBO’s THE LADY AND THE DALE was steady with last week at 0.02/167K.  The finale of BBCAmerica’s THE WATCH ticked down from last week to 0.02/130K. 

TLC’s 90 DAY FIANCE topped Sunday cable, down 0.08 to 0.60, and SISTER WIVES returned at 0.29.  ESPN’s NBA doubleheader was at 0.50/0.40.  Bravo’s REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA dropped 0.07 to 0.35.  HGTV’s HOME TOWN slipped 0.02 to 0.31.  Golf Channel’s PGA coverage was at 0.24.  History’s THE FOOD THAT BUILT AMERICA was at 0.22/0.19/0.18.  On Food Network, the morning GIRL MEETS FARM ticked down to 0.20, and the primetime WORST COOKS IN AMERICA was down 0.06 to 0.19.  NBC Sports Net’s PREMIER LEAGUE match was at 0.19. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Sunday February 14, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 90 DAY FIANCE: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.60 2,140
2 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: LA LAKERS/DENVER ESPN 10:16 PM 143 0.50 1,273
3 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: PORTLAND/DALLAS ESPN 7:44 PM 152 0.40 1,154
4 REAL HOUSEWIVES ATLANTA BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.35 1,100
5 HOME TOWN HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.31 1,881
6 SISTER WIVES TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.29 1,429
7 PGA TOUR: AT&T PEBBLE BCH PRO-AM GOLF CHANNEL 12:58 PM 127 0.24 1,450
8 HOME TOWN REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.23 1,210
9 FOOD THAT BUILT AMERICA HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.22 1,030
10 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 9:00 PM 30 0.21 716
11 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 12:39 AM 90 0.20 456
12 GIRL MEETS FARM FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 30 0.20 981
13 FOOD THAT BUILT AMERICA HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.19 964
14 PREMIER LEAGUE L: LEEDS/ARSENAL NBC SPORTS NETWORK 11:26 AM 126 0.19 594
15 WORST COOKS IN AMERICA FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.19 801
16 PREMIER LEAGUE L: MANCHESTER UNITED/WEST BROM NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:00 AM 124 0.18 451
17 NBA COURTSIDE  L ESPN 7:30 PM 14 0.18 537
18 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 11:04 AM 22 0.18 487
19 FOOD THAT BUILT AMERICA HISTORY 7:00 PM 60 0.18 925
20 FRIENDS MARATHON TBS NETWORK 5:30 PM 30 0.17 549
21 E:60 ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.17 576
22 LINCOLN CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.17 1,368
23 FRIENDS MARATHON TBS NETWORK 4:00 PM 30 0.17 575
24 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 11:00 AM 60 0.16 461
25 FRIENDS MARATHON TBS NETWORK 2:30 PM 30 0.16 444
26 DPLUS FL EVIL LIVES HERE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.16 811
27 MOMMA NAMED ME SHERIFF ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 15 0.16 313
28 FRIENDS MARATHON TBS NETWORK 5:00 PM 30 0.16 505
29 STANLEY TUCCI CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.15 1,566
30 FRIENDS MARATHON TBS NETWORK 3:30 PM 30 0.15 478
31 FRIENDS MARATHON TBS NETWORK 4:30 PM 30 0.15 514
32 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 10:00 AM 60 0.15 414
33 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 7:00 PM 30 0.15 379
34 DELICIOUS MISS BROWN FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.14 931
35 FOOD THAT BUILT AMERICA: 2 BEST SERVED COLD HISTORY 5:00 PM 120 0.14 844
36 MOMMA NAMED ME SHERIFF ADULT SWIM 12:15 AM 15 0.14 275
37 FRIENDS MARATHON TBS NETWORK 2:00 PM 30 0.14 432
38 SUNDAY MORNING FUTURES FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.14 1,875
39 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.14 1,103
40 FRIENDS MARATHON TBS NETWORK 3:00 PM 30 0.13 427
41 THE A&E MOVIE: AMERICAN SNIPER A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 182 0.13 452
42 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 1:32 PM 28 0.13 375
43 LAST WEEK TONIGHT HBO PRIME 11:00 PM 30 0.13 689
44 FAREED ZAKARIA: GPS CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.12 1,173
45 LIFE, LIBERTY AND LEVIN FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.12 1,788
46 LIGA MX: SANTOS VS MONTERREY FOX DEPORTES 7:46 PM 141 0.12 283
47 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.12 1,061
48 BRAVOS CHAT ROOM BRAVO 9:30 PM 30 0.12 442
49 DPLUS FL: LOVE GAMES TLC 11:00 PM 60 0.12 615
50 TENNIS: AUSTRALIAN OPEN: ROUND OF 16 ESPN 1:00 PM 120 0.12 401
51 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: COLORAO/LAS VEGAS NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:02 PM 156 0.12 332
52 RELIABLE SOURCES CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.12 1,233
53 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.11 353
54 STATE OF THE UNION CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.11 1,034
55 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.11 1,445
56 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.11 963
57 FRIENDS MARATHON TBS NETWORK 1:30 PM 30 0.11 390
58 REAL HOUSEWIVES ATLANTA BRAVO 7:00 PM 60 0.11 365
59 LONE STAR LAW ANIMAL PLANET 9:00 PM 61 0.11 515
60 FANCY NANCY DISNEY JUNIOR 12:00 PM 25 0.11 327
61 FOOD THAT BUILT AMERICA HISTORY 11:05 PM 58 0.11 411
62 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.10 937
63 MEDIA BUZZ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.10 1,545
64 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.10 981
65 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.10 297
66 FOOD THAT BUILT AMERICA: 1 LINES IN THE SAND HISTORY 3:00 PM 120 0.10 680
67 DOWN HILL: DELPHI MURDERS HLN 10:00 PM 60 0.10 514
68 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.10 788
69 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.10 1,324
70 NEXT REVOLUTION, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.09 1,196
71 SHAMELESS S11 SHOWTIME PRIME 9:04 PM 54 0.09 517
72 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.09 644
73 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.09 824
74 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.09 954
75 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.09 1,118
76 YOUR HONOR SHOWTIME PRIME 10:01 PM 57 0.09 742
77 RAINBOW RANGERS NICK JR 11:00 AM 30 0.08 273
78 FOX NEWS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.08 930
79 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.08 934
80 FOOD THAT BUILT AMERICA HISTORY 12:03 AM 60 0.08 379
81 GRANT: 3 FREEDOMS CHAMPION HISTORY 1:00 PM 120 0.08 551
82 GRANT: 2 LINCOLNS GENERAL HISTORY 11:00 AM 120 0.08 530
83 MADLY MADAGASCAR FREEFORM 1:30 AM 30 0.08 241
84 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.08 1,038
85 NASCAR RACEDAY L: DAYTONA FOX SPORTS 1 11:00 AM 120 0.08 539
86 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.08 255
87 SMUGGLER: SECRET STASH NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.08 378
88 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.07 704
89 TENNIS: AUSTRALIAN OPEN L: ROUND OF 16 ESPN2 9:17 PM 343 0.07 361
90 WISE GUYS, THE:CENSORSHIP FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.07 983
91 HMM ORIGINAL MOVIE: CWM-TERMINAL DESCENT HALLMARK MOVIES & MYSTERIES 8:00 PM 120 0.07 1,138
92 NARCO WARS SNAPS NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.07 292
93 WEEKENDS WITH ALEX WITT: N/A MSNBC 12:00 PM 180 0.07 932
94 FOX DEPORTES EN VIVO ESP FOX DEPORTES 10:07 PM 20 0.07 124
95 WMNS COLL BKBL REG SSN  L: TENNESSEE/TEXAS A&M ESPN 3:00 PM 122 0.07 318
96 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 226
97 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.07 497
98 ABBY HATCHER NICK JR 10:00 AM 30 0.07 237
99 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.07 520
100 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: BOSTON/WASHINGTON NBA-TV 1:02 PM 155 0.07 241
101 SUNDAY SHOW W/J. CAPEHART: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.07 966
102 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.07 638
103 COLL BSKBL:BIG 10 L: MINNESOTA/MARYLAND FOX SPORTS 1 7:00 PM 126 0.06 254
104 BAKUGAN:BATTLE PLANET THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:30 AM 30 0.06 110
105 SNAPPED BEHIND BARS 2021 OXYGEN MEDIA 6:00 PM 60 0.06 338
106 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.06 483
107 DR. K COMPILATION NAT GEO WILD 8:00 PM 60 0.06 294
108 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 572
109 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.06 982
110 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: LOYOLA CHICAGO/DRAKE ESPN2 3:00 PM 134 0.06 253
111 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.06 604
112 LIGA MX SUN: TOLUCA / UNAM TUDN 12:33 PM 147 0.06 167
113 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.06 327
114 AMERCAN VOICES W/MENENDEZ: N/A MSNBC 6:00 PM 120 0.06 686
115 SHOOK SPECIAL DISNEY CHANNEL 8:55 PM 65 0.06 186
116 EXHUMED OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.05 309
117 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.05 553
118 TIME MACHINE HISTORY 8:00 AM 60 0.05 270
119 MSNBC LIVE W/VOSSOUGHIAN: N/A MSNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.05 797
120 WEEK W/ JOSHUA JOHNSON: N/A MSNBC 8:00 PM 120 0.05 638
121 DR. KS EXOTIC ANIMAL ER NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 63 0.05 274
122 POLITICS NATION MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.05 930
123 TRACK & FIELD ESPN 5:02 PM 58 0.05 191
124 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 213
125 PBA BOWLING D: PBA PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP: SOUTH FOX SPORTS 1 1:00 PM 120 0.05 328
126 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 486
127 LOVERS LANE MURDERS OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 AM 60 0.05 230
128 GRANT: 1 UNLIKELY HERO HISTORY 9:00 AM 120 0.05 304
129 EXHUMED OXYGEN MEDIA 7:00 PM 60 0.05 318
130 WISE GUYS, THE:CENSORSHIP FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 AM 60 0.05 457
131 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.05 427
132 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.05 303
133 NHL LIVE PRE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 6:00 PM 62 0.05 106
134 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.05 505
135 LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-L: REAL MADRID VS. VALENCIA BEIN SPORT ESPANOL 10:05 AM 128 0.04 86
136 MOTORHEAD GARAGE TV MOTOR TREND 8:30 AM 30 0.04 181
137 LOVERS LANE MURDERS OXYGEN MEDIA 10:00 AM 60 0.04 201
138 WILD LIFE OF DR. OLE NAT GEO WILD 10:03 PM 60 0.04 258
139 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 194
140 VELSHI: N/A MSNBC 8:00 AM 120 0.04 643
141 WICKED TUNA EXT FL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 11:00 PM 30 0.04 202
142 NASCAR CUP SERIES FOXD: DAYTONA 500 FOX DEPORTES 10:27 PM 130 0.04 58
143 BARNWOOD BUILDERS DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.04 179
144 LOVERS LANE MURDERS OXYGEN MEDIA 9:00 AM 60 0.04 200
145 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.04 549
146 CIRCUS, THE S6 SHOWTIME PRIME 8:00 PM 29 0.04 261
147 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: OREGON STATE/ARIZONA STATE ESPN2 7:00 PM 137 0.03 168
148 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.03 628
149 AMERICAN GODS 3 STARZ PRIMARY 8:06 PM 50 0.03 123
150 SECRETS OF VIKING STONE SCIENCE 10:00 PM 60 0.03 247

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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.