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March 12, 2019

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.10.2019

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  CBS’s ARETHA special and NBC’s WORLD OF DANCE, and FOX’s rerun of THE SIMPSONS, each lost 0.1 in final numbers.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  AMC’s THE WALKING DEAD inched up 0.04 to 1.77, with TALKING DEAD up a heartier 0.18 to 0.71.  The season finale of Showtime’s SHAMELESS gained 0.04 to 0.45 (down 0.17 from the last season finale), with BLACK MONDAY steady at 0.08, the newly-canceled SMILF holding at 0.07, and THE CIRCUS off the chart and down a tick to 0.05/315K.  On HBO, LAST WEEK TONIGHT climbed 0.08 to 0.35, THE CASE AGAINST ADNAN SYED premiered at 0.21, the series finale of CRASHING was steady at 0.15 (actually up a tick from 2018, and that was against the Oscars), and HIGH MAINTENANCE was up 0.02 to 0.09.  Adult Swim’s HOT STREETS was at 0.34/0.29, compared to last week’s 0.35/0.30.  Hallmark’s WHEN CALLS THE HEART fell a tenth to 0.20.  The season premiere of Starz’s AMERICAN GODS was at 0.16, a long way from the 0.36 for the Season 1 premiere (and also down 0.13 from the Season 1 finale), and NOW APOCALYPSE premiered off the chart, at 0.04/147K.  

Unscripted was led by Bravo’s REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA, up 0.03 to 0.78, with MARRIED TO MEDICINE down 0.05 to 0.36.  Food Network’s BUDDY VS. DUFF was at 0.43, and FAMILY FOOD SHOWDOWN was down 0.08 to 0.19.  Discovery’s NAKED & AFRAID was at 0.41 compared to last week’s 0.58/0.57 premiere, and lead-out ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE was down 0.08 to 0.34.  HGTV’s line-up was led by BEACHFRONT BARGAIN HUNT at 0.40/0.34, compared to last week’s 0.31/0.27.  MTV’s RIDICULOUSNESS was at 0.35/0.32, compared to last week’s 0.31/0.30.  On TLC, SISTER WIVES dropped 0.05 to 0.35, and SEEKING SISTER WIFE was down 0.03 to 0.27.  Paramount’s BAR RESCUE gained 0.05 to 0.28.  On ID, EVIL LIVES HERE was at 0.24, and ON THE CASE was down 0.05 to 0.24.  History’s AMERICAN PICKERS lost 0.04 to 0.24.  On E!, TOTAL BELLAS rose 0.04 to 0.24, and VERY CAVALLARI was down 0.02 to 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 March 10, 2019 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 WALKING DEAD AMC 9:00 PM 61 1.77 4,831
2 REAL HOUSEWIVES ATLANTA BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.78 2,079
3 TALKING DEAD AMC 10:01 PM 60 0.71 2,031
4 SHAMELESS S9 SHOWTIME PRIME 9:06 PM 53 0.45 1,348
5 BUDDY VS DUFF FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.43 1,597
6 NAKED AND AFRAID: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 122 0.41 1,518
7 BEACHFRONT BARGAIN HUNT HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:30 PM 30 0.40 1,815
8 CARIBBEAN LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.40 1,745
9 MARRIED TO MEDICINE LA BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.36 1,012
10 MEDITERRANEAN LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.35 1,500
11 CARIBBEAN LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:30 PM 30 0.35 1,552
12 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN13 MTV 8:00 PM 31 0.35 746
13 LAST WEEK TONIGHT HBO PRIME 11:05 PM 30 0.35 1,079
14 SISTER WIVES: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.35 1,520
15 ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:02 PM 62 0.34 1,734
16 BEACHFRONT BARGAIN HUNT HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 30 0.34 1,673
17 HOT STREETS ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 15 0.34 722
18 JURASSIC WORLD:FALLEN KIN: JURASSIC WORLD:FALLEN KIN HBO PRIME 6:45 PM 128 0.32 906
19 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN13 MTV 8:31 PM 31 0.32 653
20 MEDITERRANEAN LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.30 1,392
21 HOT STREETS ADULT SWIM 12:15 AM 15 0.29 639
22 BAR RESCUE PARAMOUNT 10:00 PM 61 0.28 666
23 SEEKING SISTER WIFE TLC 10:00 PM 61 0.27 961
24 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 11:00 AM 60 0.27 725
25 EVIL LIVES HERE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.24 1,091
26 AMERICAN PICKERS AC HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.24 1,404
27 WICKED TUNA NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 90 0.24 917
28 TOTAL BELLAS E! 9:00 PM 59 0.24 441
29 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: BOSTON/PITTSBURGH NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:33 PM 162 0.24 715
30 ON THE CASE WITH PZ INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.24 1,139
31 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.23 712
32 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 10:46 PM 90 0.23 524
33 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 10:00 AM 60 0.23 585
34 OFFICE, THE NICK-AT-NITE 10:30 PM 30 0.22 536
35 CASE AGAINST ADNAN SYED HBO PRIME 9:00 PM 70 0.21 555
36 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.21 657
37 WHEN CALLS THE HEART HALLMARK CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.20 2,139
38 FAMILY FOOD SHOWDOWN FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.19 866
39 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 12:12 PM 18 0.19 442
40 PREMIER LEAGUE L: WOLVES/CHELSEA NBC SPORTS NETWORK 10:00 AM 132 0.19 459
41 VERY CAVALLARI E! 10:00 PM 60 0.19 340
42 ZOO, THE ANIMAL PLANET 8:00 PM 61 0.18 826
43 OFFICE, THE NICK-AT-NITE 10:00 PM 30 0.18 487
44 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.18 467
45 RIDE WITH NORMAN REEDUS AMC 12:02 AM 61 0.17 474
46 AMERICAN GODS 2 STARZ PRIMARY 8:06 PM 54 0.16 520
47 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: PHOENIX/GOLDEN STATE NBA-TV 8:28 PM 163 0.15 530
48 GIADA ENTERTAINS FOOD NETWORK 11:30 AM 30 0.15 818
49 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.15 362
50 CRASHING HBO PRIME 10:12 PM 29 0.15 429
51 COLL BASK POST-SEASON  L: GARDNER-WEBB/RADFORD ESPN 1:00 PM 122 0.15 452
52 E:60                    L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.15 407
53 SISTER WIVES: MORE TO LOV: N/A TLC 6:00 PM 120 0.14 556
54 WICKED TUNA COMPILATION NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.14 569
55 HMM ORIGINAL MOVIE: CWM-A PUZZLE TO DIE FOR HALLMARK MOVIES & MYSTERIES 9:00 PM 120 0.14 1,597
56 MLS REGULAR SEASON      L: ATLANTA/CINCINNATI ESPN 5:06 PM 132 0.14 354
57 LIFE, LIBERTY AND LEVIN FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.14 1,459
58 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.14 1,039
59 EXP UNKNOWN REPACK: GOLD IN SOUTHERN AFRICA TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.13 584
60 COLL BASK POST-SEASON  L: LIBERTY/LIPSCOMB ESPN 3:02 PM 124 0.13 408
61 COLLEGE TRACK & FIELD ESPN 7:18 PM 118 0.13 477
62 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.13 1,191
63 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.13 1,371
64 MEGA MAN 2018 THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:30 AM 15 0.12 238
65 FAST LAYNE DISNEY CHANNEL 7:00 PM 30 0.12 525
66 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.12 1,534
67 PREMIER LEAGUE L: BURNLEY/LIVERPOOL NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:56 AM 124 0.11 298
68 AMERICAN PICKERS AC HISTORY 12:03 AM 60 0.11 689
69 RAPUNZELS TANGLED ADV. DISNEY CHANNEL 7:30 AM 30 0.11 377
70 MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER L: LA FC/PORTLAND TIMBERS FOX SPORTS 1 7:30 PM 150 0.11 221
71 SNAPPED OXYGEN MEDIA 6:00 PM 60 0.11 380
72 FLEA MARKET FLIP HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:30 AM 30 0.11 662
73 CNN TOWN HALL CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.10 545
74 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: LOS ANGELES/ANAHEIM NBC SPORTS NETWORK 10:15 PM 151 0.10 263
75 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.10 618
76 RELIABLE SOURCES CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.10 753
77 PGA TOUR GOLF CHANNEL 12:30 PM 117 0.10 892
78 NBA POSTGAME SHOW NBA-TV 11:11 PM 49 0.10 270
79 SUNDAY MORNING FUTURES FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.10 1,273
80 STAR VS FORCES OF EVIL DISNEY CHANNEL 8:00 AM 30 0.10 341
81 CNN TOWN HALL CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.10 526
82 RAPUNZELS TANGLED ADV. DISNEY CHANNEL 7:00 AM 30 0.10 360
83 GO AWAY UNICORN DISNEY CHANNEL 6:00 AM 30 0.10 318
84 LEADING WAY W DR. YOUSSEF USA NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.10 271
85 FAREED ZAKARIA: GPS CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.10 720
86 PITCH PERFECT 3 HBO PRIME 10:40 AM 93 0.10 198
87 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.09 728
88 STATE OF THE UNION CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.09 668
89 WMNS COLL BKBL POST SSN L: IOWA/MARYLAND ESPN2 6:01 PM 127 0.09 386
90 PACIFIC RIM: UPRISING HBO PRIME 1:30 PM 111 0.09 240
91 FOX NEWS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.09 1,080
92 JUPITER ASCENDING: JUPITER ASCENDING HBO PRIME 3:30 PM 128 0.09 270
93 MEDIA BUZZ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.09 1,318
94 HIGH MAINTENANCE HBO PRIME 10:41 PM 24 0.09 268
95 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.09 565
96 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.09 956
97 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 9:00 AM 55 0.09 217
98 FINDING JUSTICE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 7:00 PM 60 0.09 288
99 WMNS COLL BKBL POST SSN L: ARKANSAS/MISSISSIPPI STATE ESPN2 2:02 PM 120 0.09 424
100 NBA CRUNCHTIME NBA-TV 8:16 PM 12 0.09 313
101 AAF REGULAR SEASON: 2019 WK 5: SA VS. ARI NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 160 0.09 300
102 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.08 623
103 STAR VS FORCES OF EVIL DISNEY CHANNEL 8:30 AM 30 0.08 370
104 BLACK MONDAY S1 SHOWTIME PRIME 10:00 PM 26 0.08 313
105 MOVIE- ACQUIRED RPT LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 114 0.08 429
106 GO AWAY UNICORN DISNEY CHANNEL 6:30 AM 30 0.08 297
107 FLEA MARKET FLIP HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 AM 30 0.08 552
108 HBO FIRST LOOK HBO PRIME 12:15 PM 13 0.08 177
109 BUSH YEARS CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.08 514
110 CNN TOWN HALL CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.08 485
111 UNSUNG TV ONE 9:00 PM 60 0.08 209
112 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 557
113 VENGEANCE: KILLER LOVERS HLN 8:00 PM 60 0.08 405
114 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.08 882
115 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.08 522
116 STAR WARS RESISTANCE DISNEY CHANNEL 10:00 PM 30 0.08 369
117 BBCA MOVIE: PERFECT STORM, THE BBC-AMERICA 8:00 PM 180 0.07 258
118 EINSTEIN AND HAWKING SCIENCE 8:00 PM 60 0.07 348
119 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.07 694
120 AUTOPSY (ORIGINAL) REELZCHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.07 543
121 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.07 631
122 UNCENSORED TV ONE 10:00 PM 60 0.07 230
123 FREE AGENCY FRENZY NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.07 217
124 SMILF S2 SHOWTIME PRIME 10:30 PM 27 0.07 250
125 AM JOY: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.07 861
126 EVAN GOES WILD ANIMAL PLANET 9:01 PM 61 0.07 453
127 FREE AGENCY FRENZY NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.07 219
128 VENGEANCE: KILLER LOVERS HLN 9:00 PM 60 0.07 371
129 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.07 232
130 O.G. HBO PRIME 8:50 AM 107 0.07 186
131 MSNBC LIVE W/ K. GIBSON: N/A MSNBC 2:00 PM 120 0.07 691
132 KASIE DC: N/A MSNBC 7:00 PM 120 0.07 711
133 WEEKENDS WITH ALEX WITT: N/A MSNBC 12:00 PM 120 0.07 779
134 RUSSIA, IF YOURE LISTEN MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.07 1,019
135 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.07 329
136 NEXT REVOLUTION, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.06 1,267
137 INDYCAR SERIES L: STREETS OF ST. PETERSBURG NBC SPORTS NETWORK 1:40 PM 129 0.06 495
138 DR. K: GLOVES OFF! NAT GEO WILD 10:00 PM 60 0.06 422
139 WMNS COLL BKBL POST SSN L ESPN2 8:08 PM 114 0.06 418
140 SCANDALOUS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.06 1,042
141 TRNING PT W DR D JEREMIAH USA NETWORK 7:30 AM 30 0.06 196
142 EINSTEIN AND HAWKING SCIENCE 9:00 PM 60 0.06 379
143 MEET THE PEETES HALLMARK CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.06 471
144 WMNS COLL BKBL POST SSN L ESPN2 12:03 PM 119 0.06 285
145 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: NEW ORLEANS/ATLANTA NBA-TV 6:00 PM 136 0.06 183
146 UNCLE DREW HBO PRIME 6:00 AM 42 0.06 186
147 NASCAR RACEDAY L FOX SPORTS 1 2:12 PM 48 0.06 430
148 UNCOVERED: BEN YAHWEH: 100 SPECIAL OXYGEN MEDIA 7:00 PM 120 0.06 294
149 DR. KS EXOTIC ANIMAL ER NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 60 0.06 341
150 HBO FIRST LOOK HBO PRIME 6:42 AM 12 0.06 158

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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.




6 Comments


  1. Martin

    Do you have Star vs. the Forces of Evil at 8 & 8:30 AM on Disney XD? It was simulcasted there.


  2. GA Fan

    Where are the Now Apocalypse ratings? It’s tagged, but I don’t see them.


  3. Kevin

    Do you have numbers for Epic Yellowstone? Premiered on the Smithsonian Channel at 9pm ET/PT. Thanks!



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