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August 13, 2019

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 8.11.2019

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  The US GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS and the rerun of PENN & TELLER: FOOL US each lost 0.1 in final numbers.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  AMC’s FEAR THE WALKING DEAD returned from a 3-week break, and although it led Sunday scripted cable, it fell a tenth to 0.38, while PREACHER ticked down to 0.14, and an edition of TALKING DEAD was at 0.06.  The season finale of CLAWS gained 0.03 to 0.31 on TNT, and was up 0.02 to 0.14 on TBS (last season’s finale was at 0.53 on TNT alone).  Adult Swim’s SQUIDBILLIES returned at 0.27/0.26.  Hallmark’s GOOD WITCH rose 0.03 to 0.21.  HBO’s SUCCESSION returned at 0.18, up 0.03 from its series premiere last year but down 0.02 from the Season 1 finale (as is standard these days, the network claims significant growth via digital viewing), and LAST WEEK TONIGHT was up 0.02 to 0.26.  On Showtime, CITY ON A HILL dropped 0.02 to 0.06, and the finale of THE LOUDEST VOICE ticked up to 0.05.  On Starz, THE ROOK climbed 0.02 to 0.05, and SWEETBITTER was off the chart, steady at 0.02/108K.

TLC’s 90 DAY FIANCE topped Sunday cable overall, up 0.07 to 0.65, with UNEXPECTED down a tick to 0.35.  NBC Sports Net’s NASCAR race was at 0.43, and its PREMIER LEAGUE match was at 0.41.  Food Network’s WORST COOKS IN AMERICA ticked down to 0.35.  On Discovery, SERENGETI fell 0.18 from last week’s premiere to 0.34, ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE was down 0.04 to 0.31,and RAISING WILD was at 0.17.  MTV’s RIDICULOUSNESS rose 0.05 to 0.31.  Bravo’s REAL HOUSEWIVES OF THE POTOMAC dropped 0.07 to 0.30, and SOUTHERN CHARM ticked down to 0.19.  ESPN’s MLB game was at 0.28.  Paramount’s BAR RESCUE lost 0.06 to 0.27.  HGTV’s line-up was led by ISLAND HUNTERS at 0.26.  On ID, EVIL LIVES HERE held at 0.26, and IMPACT OF MURDER ticked up to 0.24.  History’s FOOD THAT BUILT AMERICA was at 0.22.  BET’s SUNDAY BEST shed a tick to 0.20.  On E!, FLIP IT LIKE DISICK gained 0.02 to 0.18, and REVENGE BODY was up 0.04 to 0.11.  VH1’s WILD N OUT was at 0.17/0.17, compared to last week’s 0.19/0.18.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 100 Original Cable Telecasts: Sunday August 11, 2019 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 90 DAY FIANCE: BEFORE 90: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.65 2,117
2 WONDER WOMAN: WONDER WOMAN TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 6:00 PM 180 0.46 1,575
3 NASCAR CUP SERIES RACE L: MICHIGAN NBC SPORTS NETWORK 3:24 PM 168 0.43 2,897
4 PREMIER LEAGUE L: CHELSEA/MANCHESTER UNITED NBC SPORTS NETWORK 11:27 AM 131 0.41 952
5 FEAR THE WALKING DEAD AMC 9:00 PM 67 0.38 1,402
6 WORST COOKS IN AMERICA FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.35 1,383
7 UNEXPECTED TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.35 1,192
8 SERENGETI DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 76 0.34 1,705
9 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN14 MTV 8:00 PM 31 0.31 702
10 ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:16 PM 60 0.31 1,735
11 CLAWS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:00 PM 61 0.31 918
12 REAL HOUSEWIVES POTOMAC BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.30 1,041
13 NASCAR CUP SERIES START L NBC SPORTS NETWORK 3:02 PM 22 0.30 2,085
14 90 DAY FIANCE BT90D: MORE: N/A TLC 6:00 PM 120 0.29 922
15 MLB SUNDAY NIGHT        L: PHILADELPHIA/SAN FRANCISCO ESPN 7:00 PM 220 0.28 1,312
16 SQUIDBILLIES ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 15 0.27 538
17 BAR RESCUE PARAMOUNT 10:00 PM 61 0.27 635
18 LAST WEEK TONIGHT HBO PRIME 11:06 PM 30 0.26 846
19 SP ISLAND HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 60 0.26 1,392
20 EVIL LIVES HERE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.26 1,188
21 SQUIDBILLIES ADULT SWIM 12:15 AM 15 0.26 482
22 SP MEXICO LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.25 1,363
23 NASCAR CUP SERIES POST NBC SPORTS NETWORK 6:12 PM 22 0.25 1,593
24 SP BEACHFRONT BARGAIN HUN HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.24 1,238
25 IMPACT OF MURDER INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.24 1,195
26 WALKING DEAD S10 PREVIEW AMC 8:00 PM 60 0.22 942
27 FOOD THAT BUILT AMERICA: 1 LINES IN THE SAND HISTORY 9:00 PM 125 0.22 1,167
28 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 11:02 AM 25 0.22 524
29 GOOD WITCH HALLMARK CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.21 2,130
30 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM L ESPN 10:40 PM 50 0.21 763
31 THE A&E MOVIE: HACKSAW RIDGE A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 182 0.20 741
32 NASCAR CUP COUNTDOWN NBC SPORTS NETWORK 2:35 PM 27 0.20 1,178
33 SUNDAY BEST 9 BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:00 PM 60 0.20 806
34 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 11:00 AM 60 0.20 502
35 AMERICAN PICKERS: BEST OF HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.20 1,269
36 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 10:30 AM 30 0.19 861
37 SOUTHERN CHARM NEW ORLEAN BRAVO 9:00 PM 75 0.19 698
38 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 10:00 AM 60 0.19 473
39 MURDER IN THE THIRST BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 9:00 PM 60 0.19 676
40 WICKED TUNA: OUTER BANKS NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.18 763
41 90 DAY FIANCE: CLIP SHOW: N/A TLC 4:00 PM 120 0.18 583
42 SUCCESSION HBO PRIME 9:03 PM 60 0.18 612
43 FLIP IT LIKE DISICK E! 9:00 PM 61 0.18 394
44 NASCAR CUP SERIES PRE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 2:00 PM 35 0.18 774
45 PREMIER LEAGUE GOAL ZONE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 1:38 PM 22 0.18 434
46 GORDON RAMSAY: UNCHARTED NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.17 594
47 NAPOLEON DYNAMITE: NAPOLEON DYNAMITE NICK-AT-NITE 8:00 PM 120 0.17 455
48 RAISING WILD DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:16 PM 60 0.17 968
49 NICK CANNON WILD N OUT 13 VH1 7:30 PM 30 0.17 376
50 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.17 414
51 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:30 PM 90 0.17 462
52 NICK CANNON WILD N OUT 13 VH1 7:00 PM 30 0.17 334
53 RESTAURANT IMPOSSIBLE FOOD NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.17 779
54 NORTH WOODS LAW ANIMAL PLANET 9:00 PM 61 0.16 737
55 KITCHEN TAKEOVER FOOD NETWORK 4:00 PM 60 0.16 588
56 DELICIOUS MISS BROWN FOOD NETWORK 11:30 AM 30 0.15 867
57 E:60                    L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.15 369
58 TIME MACHINE: CARS THAT MADE AMERICA PT 2 HISTORY 11:00 AM 120 0.15 650
59 PREMIER LEAGUE L: ARSENAL/NEWCASTLE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 8:50 AM 132 0.15 369
60 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.14 388
61 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.14 391
62 NASCAR VICTORY LAP NBC SPORTS NETWORK 6:34 PM 56 0.14 697
63 CLAWS TBS NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.14 437
64 PREACHER AMC 10:07 PM 61 0.14 553
65 TIME MACHINE: CARS THAT MADE AMERICA PT3 HISTORY 1:00 PM 120 0.13 729
66 CORNHOLE            L: 2019 ACL CHAMPIONSHIP ESPN 1:00 PM 132 0.13 359
67 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.13 1,565
68 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:15 PM 30 0.13 479
69 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.12 1,570
70 SUNDAY MORNING FUTURES FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.12 1,429
71 WICKED TUNA OBX CPL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.12 483
72 MLB REGULAR SEASON: ANGELS VS RED SOX TBS NETWORK 1:00 PM 255 0.12 417
73 HMM ORIGINAL MOVIE: A. TEA-INHERITANCE TO DIE HALLMARK MOVIES & MYSTERIES 9:00 PM 120 0.11 1,386
74 REVENGE BODY W KHLOE K E! 10:01 PM 59 0.11 271
75 SNAPPED OXYGEN MEDIA 6:00 PM 60 0.11 393
76 LICENSE TO KILL OXYGEN MEDIA 7:00 PM 60 0.11 377
77 NEXT REVOLUTION, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.10 1,300
78 MLS REGULAR SEASON      L: ATLANTA UNITED FC/NEW YORK CITY FC ESPN 3:55 PM 132 0.10 256
79 LIFE, LIBERTY AND LEVIN FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.10 1,410
80 BSBL TONIGHT: SUN CTDWN L ESPN 6:07 PM 53 0.10 339
81 TIME MACHINE: CARS THAT MADE AMERICA PT 1 HISTORY 9:00 AM 120 0.10 410
82 HOW IT REALLY HAPPENED HLN 10:00 PM 60 0.10 454
83 LIE TO DIE FOR OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.10 390
84 MOVIES: THE SIXTIES CNN 9:00 PM 120 0.10 760
85 GHOST ADV REPACK: TGA-13R1R09H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.10 354
86 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.10 1,032
87 MEDIA BUZZ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.10 1,231
88 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.10 1,182
89 LIGA MX SUN: TOLUCA / AMERICA TUDN 12:30 PM 150 0.10 227
90 AM JOY: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.09 885
91 FOOD THAT BUILT AMERICA: 1 LINES IN THE SAND HISTORY 12:03 AM 125 0.09 374
92 ARENA FOOTBALL         L: ARENABOWL XXXII: PHILADELPHIA/ ALBANY ESPN2 8:05 PM 160 0.09 243
93 OK K.O.! LETS BE HEROES THE CARTOON NETWORK 4:30 PM 15 0.09 396
94 HOW IT REALLY HAPPENED HLN 9:00 PM 60 0.09 371
95 WICKED TUNA: OBX OR BUST NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 7:00 PM 60 0.09 376
96 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.09 990
97 PGA TOUR GOLF CHANNEL 11:58 AM 107 0.08 678
98 BAKUGAN:BATTLE PLANET THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.08 194
99 STRANGE WORLD TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.08 310
100 OK K.O.! LETS BE HEROES THE CARTOON NETWORK 4:45 PM 15 0.08 349
101 MOVIE- ACQUIRED RPT: WRONG SON, THE LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 121 0.08 449
102 RELIABLE SOURCES CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.08 688
103 FOX NATION:AMERCN JUSTICE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.08 916
104 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 326
105 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.07 638
106 UFC COUNTDOWN ESPN 3:12 PM 43 0.07 171
107 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.07 612
108 FOX NATION:AMERCN JUSTICE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.07 707
109 GC PREGAME LI GOLF CHANNEL 1:45 PM 15 0.07 704
110 STATE OF THE UNION CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.07 643
111 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.07 793
112 MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER L: D.C. UNITED/LA GALAXY FOX SPORTS 1 7:30 PM 144 0.07 158
113 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.07 739
114 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.07 557
115 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.07 638
116 VENGEANCE: KILLER NGHBRS HLN 8:00 PM 60 0.07 333
117 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.07 313
118 MANSON: THE WOMEN: 100 SPECIAL OXYGEN MEDIA 10:00 PM 120 0.07 209
119 MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER L: LA FC/NEW YORK RED BULLS FOX SPORTS 1 9:54 PM 134 0.07 153
120 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.06 600
121 CITY ON A HILL S1 SHOWTIME PRIME 9:01 PM 55 0.06 555
122 FOX NEWS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.06 842
123 BARNWOOD BUILDERS DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.06 333
124 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.06 791
125 BUTTERBEANS CAFE NICK JR 10:00 AM 30 0.06 244
126 NASCAR RACEDAY L FOX SPORTS 1 1:00 PM 60 0.06 371
127 RIVERAS, SEASON 4 UNIVERSO 10:00 PM 60 0.06 128
128 TALKING DEAD: FEAR AMC 11:08 PM 60 0.06 249
129 AMERICAN SWAMP MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.06 848
130 SHIMMER AND SHINE NICK JR 9:30 AM 30 0.06 249
131 FAREED ZAKARIA: GPS CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.06 675
132 DORA THE EXPLORER NICK JR 9:00 AM 30 0.06 248
133 UNEARTHED SCIENCE 9:00 PM 60 0.06 421
134 IF WE BUILT IT TODAY SCIENCE 10:00 PM 60 0.06 364
135 KASIE DC: N/A MSNBC 7:00 PM 120 0.06 683
136 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.06 525
137 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.06 546
138 MANSON: THE WOMEN: 100 SPECIAL OXYGEN MEDIA 3:00 PM 120 0.06 290
139 NIGHTLY POP E! 11:01 PM 30 0.06 130
140 DETROIT MUSCLE HISTORY 8:30 AM 30 0.06 261
141 SECRETS OF THE ZOO NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 60 0.05 465
142 LOUDEST VOICE, THE SHOWTIME PRIME 10:00 PM 50 0.05 477
143 PREMIER LACROSSE LEAGUE: ARCHERS/ATLAS NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:30 PM 120 0.05 154
144 BATMANIA: BATMAN SUNDANCE TV 8:00 PM 180 0.05 221
145 WEEKLY FX 10:00 PM 31 0.05 186
146 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.05 127
147 STAR TREK: ORIGINAL IFC TV 2:50 PM 70 0.05 269
148 WEEKENDS WITH ALEX WITT: N/A MSNBC 12:00 PM 120 0.05 679
149 TOP GEAR BBC-AMERICA 8:00 PM 90 0.05 163
150 ROOK, THE STARZ PRIMARY 8:04 PM 53 0.05 190

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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. VindicateD

    Dang, no one’s watching Talking Dead anymore. Perhaps airing it after 11 PM following other series between it and Fear isn’t the best idea? But I guess it’s one-and-done for now…



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