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February 11, 2020

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.9.2020

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  As expected, THE OSCARS adjusted to 5.3, with the RED CARPET special rated in half-hour segments at 1.1/1.6/2.2.  In addition, the OUTMATCHED rerun gained 0.1 in final numbers.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Note that with the exception of HBO and the 8-9PM hour on Showtime, all comparisons are to 2 weeks ago due to last week’s Super Bowl Sunday.

On Showtime, HOMELAND had its final season premiere at 0.13, down a sharp two-tenths from the 2018 premiere.  The season premiere of KIDDING was at 0.03/120K & 0.03/85K, compared to 0.12 for the series premiere.  In the 8PM hour, THE CIRCUS rose 0.03 to 0.05, and OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT ticked up to 0.03.  On Starz, the series finale of POWER rose a tenth from its last episode to 0.43, and POWER CONFIDENTIAL was up 0.06 to 0.21, followed by the return of THE WRONG MAN at 0.06.

Adult Swim’s MIKE TYSON MYSTERIES was at 0.31/0.29 compared to 0.30 2 weeks ago.  On HBO, THE OUTSIDER gained 0.06 from last week to 0.22, CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM lost 0.02 to 0.12, and AVENUE 5 ticked up to 0.09.  USA’s DARE ME was steady at 0.12.  BBCAmerica’s DOCTOR WHO fell 0.05 to 0.10.  

Sunday cable was led overall by ESPN’s XFL game at 0.93.  On TLC, 90 DAY FIANCE rose 0.07 to 0.77 (the post-show ticked down to 0.23), with SISTER WIVES down 0.07 to 0.34.  Bravo’s REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA was at 0.62, followed by SHAHS OF SUNSET at 0.35.  E!’s ACADEMY AWARDS RED CARPET specials were at 0.53/0.39/0.08/0.07.  Fox Sports 1’s NASCAR race was at 0.36.  On HGTV, HOME TOWN was at 0.29, and HOLMES & HOLMES was at 0.26/0.22 compared to 0.27/0.24/0.22.  TUDN’s LIGA match was at 0.25.  On Food Network, WORST COOKS IN AMERICA ticked down to 0.23, and BEAT BOBBY FLAY was at 0.15/0.15 compared to 0.18.  A&E’s THE FIRST 48 was at 0.23.  Discovery’s NAKED & AFRAID was at 0.21/0.21.  On ID, EVIL LIVES HERE dropped 0.05 to 0.20, and THE LAKE ERIE MURDERS was at 0.20.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Sunday February 9, 2020 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 XFL  L: ST. LOUIS/DALLAS ESPN 5:00 PM 180 0.93 2,495
2 90 DAY FIANCE: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 122 0.77 2,631
3 REAL HOUSEWIVES ATLANTA BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.62 1,701
4 RCR: 20 ACADEMY AWARDS E! 7:30 PM 30 0.53 1,850
5 POWER 6 STARZ PRIMARY 8:05 PM 80 0.43 1,185
6 LRC 20 ACADEMY AWARDS: N/A E! 5:00 PM 150 0.39 1,406
7 NASCAR CUP SERIES L: THE CLASH AT DAYTONA FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 140 0.36 2,455
8 SHAHS OF SUNSET BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.35 1,072
9 SISTER WIVES TLC 10:02 PM 60 0.34 1,661
10 MIKE TYSON MYSTERIES ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 15 0.31 554
11 SPORTSCENTER SPECIAL ESPN 8:00 PM 60 0.31 728
12 MIKE TYSON MYSTERIES ADULT SWIM 12:15 AM 15 0.29 510
13 HOME TOWN HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.29 1,754
14 HOLMES AND HOLMES REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.26 1,301
15 V DAY MOVIE MARATHON: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST TBS NETWORK 8:00 PM 150 0.25 798
16 LIGA MX L: QUERETARO / AMERICA TUDN 6:30 PM 151 0.25 531
17 90 DAY FIANCE:PILLOW TALK TLC 11:02 PM 58 0.23 988
18 WORST COOKS IN AMERICA FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.23 967
19 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 58 0.23 725
20 V DAY MOVIE MARATHON: FATHER OF THE BRIDE II TBS NETWORK 3:30 PM 135 0.22 861
21 OUTSIDER, THE HBO PRIME 9:02 PM 58 0.22 792
22 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.22 558
23 HOLMES AND HOLMES REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 60 0.22 1,035
24 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 11:00 AM 60 0.21 557
25 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 10:00 AM 60 0.21 623
26 POWER CONFIDENTIAL STARZ PRIMARY 9:27 PM 25 0.21 634
27 NAKED AND AFRAID: ALONE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:00 PM 61 0.21 845
28 NAKED & AFRAID: ALONE SPC: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.21 796
29 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.20 553
30 E:60 ESPN 9:00 PM 60 0.20 521
31 EVIL LIVES HERE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.20 972
32 LAKE ERIE MURDERS, THE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.20 882
33 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.20 674
34 GIRL MEETS FARM FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 30 0.18 886
35 V DAY MOVIE MARATHON: CINDERELLA TBS NETWORK 5:45 PM 135 0.17 761
36 VALERIES HOME COOKING FOOD NETWORK 11:30 AM 30 0.17 840
37 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.17 2,189
38 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:00 PM 90 0.17 432
39 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 58 0.16 495
40 SUNDAY MORNING FUTURES FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.16 2,325
41 MEDIA BUZZ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.16 2,044
42 BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 10:30 PM 30 0.15 646
43 MOVIE- ACQUIRED PREM: MY DAUGHTERS BEEN KIDNAP LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.15 659
44 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.15 402
45 BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 30 0.15 644
46 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.15 1,580
47 NHRA L: POMONA FOX SPORTS 1 5:20 PM 188 0.15 877
48 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.14 2,130
49 DELICIOUS MISS BROWN FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.13 739
50 HOMELAND S8 SHOWTIME PRIME 9:03 PM 55 0.13 600
51 REAL HOUSEWIVES ATLANTA BRAVO 7:00 PM 60 0.13 434
52 PGA TOUR GOLF CHANNEL 12:58 PM 107 0.13 1,141
53 TOP RANK BOX: ALL-ACCESS ESPN 10:00 PM 30 0.13 311
54 GIADA ENTERTAINS FOOD NETWORK 12:30 PM 30 0.13 718
55 LIGA MX L: JUAREZ / NECAXA TUDN 9:01 PM 127 0.12 290
56 CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM HBO PRIME 10:31 PM 45 0.12 441
57 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: WICHITA STATE/HOUSTON ESPN 3:00 PM 120 0.12 410
58 AMERICAN PICKERS AC HISTORY 10:05 PM 58 0.12 986
59 NASCAR RACEDAY L FOX SPORTS 1 2:00 PM 60 0.12 861
60 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.12 316
61 DARE ME USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 61 0.12 390
62 SUNDAY MOVIE: DEADPOOL FREEFORM 10:00 PM 150 0.12 257
63 NEXT REVOLUTION, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.12 1,879
64 MOVIE- ORIGINAL RPT LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 114 0.11 410
65 LIFE, LIBERTY AND LEVIN FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.11 1,766
66 PREMIER LEAGUE L: BOURNEMOUTH/SHEFFIELD NBC SPORTS NETWORK 8:54 AM 138 0.11 270
67 AQUARIUM, THE ANIMAL PLANET 8:00 PM 60 0.11 605
68 FX MOVIE PRIME: MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS (2017) FX 7:30 PM 150 0.11 537
69 FAREED ZAKARIA: GPS CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.11 882
70 ALASKA TRIANGLE: TAKT-1R3R02H TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.11 603
71 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.11 1,385
72 STATE OF THE UNION CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.11 741
73 RELIABLE SOURCES CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.11 824
74 2020 N.HAMPSHIRE PRIMARY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.10 1,180
75 GC PREGAME LI GOLF CHANNEL 2:45 PM 15 0.10 981
76 WMNS COLL BKBL REG SSN  L: TEXAS A&M/MISSISSIPPI ST ESPN 1:00 PM 120 0.10 362
77 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: UTAH/HOUSTON NBA-TV 6:25 PM 198 0.10 357
78 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.10 1,554
79 WOM CONCACAF OLYM QUAL L: FINAL:CANADA/USA FOX SPORTS 2 6:00 PM 131 0.10 307
80 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: BOSTON/OKLAHOMA CITY NBA-TV 3:30 PM 150 0.10 370
81 DOCTOR WHO BBC-AMERICA 8:00 PM 70 0.10 405
82 FOX NEWS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.10 1,318
83 WITNESSES, THE: 102 A WINDOW FOR JUSTICE OXYGEN MEDIA 7:00 PM 120 0.09 368
84 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: COLORADO/MINNESOTA NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:33 PM 166 0.09 292
85 RAPUNZELS TANGLED ADV. DISNEY CHANNEL 7:07 AM 22 0.09 407
86 SNAPPED OXYGEN MEDIA 6:00 PM 60 0.09 392
87 BEN 10 (2017) THE CARTOON NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.09 314
88 AVENUE 5 HBO PRIME 10:02 PM 28 0.09 275
89 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 546
90 E! BRUNCH 2020 OSCARS: N/A E! 1:00 PM 240 0.08 235
91 COYOTE PETERSON: BTW ANIMAL PLANET 9:00 PM 60 0.08 374
92 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 11:12 AM 18 0.08 197
93 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.08 565
94 SHIMMER AND SHINE NICK JR 9:00 AM 30 0.07 316
95 E! AFTER PARTY 20 OSCARS E! 11:32 PM 90 0.07 287
96 NBA GAMETIME LIVE NBA-TV 6:00 PM 25 0.07 259
97 LOST TEMPLE OF THE INCA NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.07 402
98 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.06 485
99 SKELETONS OF THE INCA REB NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.06 388
100 HEAVY RESCUE: 401 THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.06 335
101 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.06 1,054
102 LOST IN THE WILD TRAVEL CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.06 400
103 WRONG MAN 2 STARZ PRIMARY 9:54 PM 51 0.06 187
104 CURSE OF BERMUDA TRIANGLE SCIENCE 10:00 PM 60 0.06 322
105 ARE YOU SMARTER THAN NICKTOONS 10:00 AM 30 0.06 137
106 HIGHWAY THRU HELL THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.06 384
107 HEAVY RESCUE: 401 THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.06 329
108 POWER PLAYERS THE CARTOON NETWORK 10:30 AM 30 0.06 234
109 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.06 1,168
110 DRAIN THE OCEANS NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.06 460
111 LIGA MX SUN: UNAM / ATLETICO SAN LUIS TUDN 12:30 PM 150 0.06 150
112 AM JOY: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.06 771
113 FOX NATION: IN DEPTH FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.06 933
114 AWARD WINNING SUNDAY: ARGO IFC TV 2:15 PM 165 0.06 185
115 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.05 550
116 WEEKENDS WITH ALEX WITT: N/A MSNBC 12:00 PM 120 0.05 665
117 ARE YOU SMARTER THAN NICKTOONS 10:30 AM 30 0.05 130
118 CIRCUS, THE S5 SHOWTIME PRIME 8:00 PM 28 0.05 186
119 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 260
120 FOX NATION: IN DEPTH FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 AM 60 0.05 557
121 BIZARRE FOODS AMERICA COOKING CHANNEL 9:00 PM 30 0.05 164
122 WESTMINSTER AGILITY CHP: N/A FOX SPORTS 1 8:28 PM 120 0.05 279
123 SHIPWRECK SECRETS SCIENCE 8:00 PM 60 0.05 303
124 DATELINE EXTRA MSNBC 12:00 AM 60 0.05 427
125 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.05 480
126 MURDERED BY MORNING OXYGEN MEDIA 9:00 PM 60 0.05 210
127 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.05 253
128 FOOD PARADISE COOKING CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.05 126
129 DR POL COMPILATION NAT GEO WILD 8:00 PM 60 0.05 436
130 SHIPWRECK SECRETS SCIENCE 9:00 PM 60 0.05 262
131 NEW DAY SUNDAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 425
132 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION: N/A MSNBC 2:00 PM 120 0.04 445
133 BUNDESLIGA L: BAYERN MUNICH/LEIPZIG FOX SPORTS 2 11:44 AM 136 0.04 113
134 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.04 454
135 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.04 384
136 BUILDING ALASKA DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.04 254
137 PERFORMANCE TV MOTOR TREND 8:30 AM 30 0.04 123
138 NEW DAY SUNDAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 356
139 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION: N/A MSNBC 8:00 AM 120 0.04 490
140 NHL LIVE POST NBC SPORTS NETWORK 10:19 PM 41 0.04 106
141 WORLD OF X GAMES ESPN2 1:00 AM 60 0.04 71
142 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.04 413
143 NBA POSTGAME SHOW NBA-TV 9:43 PM 64 0.04 125
144 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.04 203
145 JOEL OSTEEN USA NETWORK 8:30 AM 30 0.04 220
146 DATELINE EXTRA MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.04 340
147 OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT S3 SHOWTIME PRIME 8:30 PM 26 0.03 188
148 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.03 221
149 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.03 498
150 GOLF CENTRAL PREGAME GOLF CHANNEL 12:00 PM 58 0.03 294

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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.




One Comment


  1. Shan

    Kidding numbers on Showtime, please.



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