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August 16, 2016
 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 8.14.2016

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NETWORK FINALS:  OLYMPICS coverage gained 0.1 in final numbers to 7.9.  In addition, the entire ABC line-up was down:  the AMERICA’S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS rerun by 0.3, and each of CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD, THE $100,000 PYRAMID and MATCH GAME by 0.1.  

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

FInal Bcast 2016 Aug SUN.14

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Starz’s POWER continued to lead Sunday cable, up 0.07 to 0.85, and SURVIVOR’S REMORSE was up 0.11 to 0.36.  A preview of THE WALKING DEAD Season 7, which won’t start until fall, drew 0.63, with a new episode of GEEKING OUT afterward at 0.19.  On HBO, BALLERS gained 0.03 to 0.57, and THE NIGHT OF was right behind it, up 0.07 to 0.54, while VICE PRINCIPALS added 0.06 to 0.39, and LAST WEEK TONIGHT ticked down to 0.38.  Adult Swim’s SQUIDBILLIES gained a tick to 0.55, and BRAD NEELY’S HARG NALLIN lost a hundredth to 0.46. Disney Channel’s KC UNDERCOVER hit the Top 10 at 0.51, with lead-out BIZAARDVARK at 0.29.  On TNT, THE LAST SHIP returned from a rerun week at 0.58, and MURDER IN THE FIRST was at 0.17.  On Showtime, RAY DONOVAN lost 0.03 to 0.33, and ROADIES held at 0.10.  USA’s MOTIVE rose 0.06 to 0.20.  TV Land’s THE JIM GAFFIGAN SHOW dropped 0.02 to 0.11.  CMT’s STILL THE KING aired 2 season finale episodes at 0.07/0.05, compared to 0.06 for last week’s episode.

The unscripted realm was led by NBC Sport Net’s afternoon RIO SUMMER OLYMPICS coverage at 0.67, with primetime at 0.35, and with Golf Channel at 0.34, USA at 0.22, MSNBC at 0.18, Bravo at 0.17, and CNBC at 0.12.  VH1’s BASKETBALL WIVES was up 0.05 to 0.61.  DIscover’s NAKED & AFRAID ticked down to 0.60.  NFL Network’s NFL PRESEASON Houston vs. San Francisco game was at 0.49. Spike’s BAR RESCUE gained 0.05 to 0.40.  TLC’s RETURN TO AMISH jumped 0.12 to 0.37, and MY BIG FAT AMERICAN GYPSY WEDDING ticked down to 0.21.  Bravo’s REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW JERSEY was at 0.33.  On Food Network, COOKS VS CONS ticked up to 0.32, CHOPPED fell 0.04 to 0.31, and GUY’S GROCERY GAMES added 0.05 to 0.28.  On A&E, ESCAPING POLYGAMY dropped 0.03 to 0.28, and INTERVENTION fell 0.05 to 0.23.  History’s OZZY & JACK’S WORLD DETOUR dropped 0.05 to 0.23.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

FInal Cable 2016 Aug SUN.14

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Sunday August 14, 2016 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 POWER 3 STARZ PRIMARY 9:02 PM 58 0.85 1,804
2 S OLY WKND PM: N/A NBC SPORTS NETWORK 1:00 PM 360 0.67 1,876
3 WALKING DEAD S7 PREVIEW AMC 10:00 PM 60 0.63 1,603
4 BASKETBALL WIVES LA 5 VH1 8:00 PM 60 0.61 1,261
5 NAKED AND AFRAID XL DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:00 PM 61 0.60 1,751
6 BALLERS HBO PRIME 10:01 PM 29 0.57 1,210
7 SQUIDBILLIES ADULT SWIM 11:30 PM 15 0.55 1,196
8 NIGHT OF, THE HBO PRIME 9:01 PM 57 0.54 1,407
9 K.C. UNDERCOVER DISNEY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 30 0.51 1,967
10 NFL PRESEASON (LIVE): 2016 – HOU VS. SF NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 184 0.49 1,402
11 LAST SHIP, THE TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:00 PM 60 0.48 2,002
12 BRAD NEELYS HARG NALLIN S ADULT SWIM 11:45 PM 15 0.46 1,016
13 MLB SUNDAY NIGHT        L: ST. LOUIS/CHICAGO CUBS ESPN 8:00 PM 193 0.42 1,599
14 BAR RESCUE SPIKE TV 9:00 PM 60 0.40 1,006
15 VICE PRINCIPALS HBO PRIME 10:31 PM 30 0.39 819
16 LAST WEEK TONIGHT HBO PRIME 11:01 PM 30 0.38 968
17 RETURN TO AMISH TLC 9:00 PM 61 0.37 1,094
18 SURVIVORS REMORSE 3 STARZ PRIMARY 10:02 PM 28 0.36 781
19 FLEA MARKET FLIP HOME AND GARDEN TV 12:30 PM 30 0.36 1,495
20 FLEA MARKET FLIP HOME AND GARDEN TV 12:00 PM 30 0.35 1,444
21 TEENAGE MUTAN NINJA TRT12 NICKELODEON 11:00 AM 30 0.35 1,513
22 PREMIER LEAGUE L: LIVERPOOL/ARSENAL NBC SPORTS NETWORK 10:56 AM 124 0.35 745
23 S OLY PRIME: N/A NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:00 PM 300 0.35 1,024
24 S OLY WKND PM: N/A GOLF CHANNEL 12:00 PM 192 0.34 1,555
25 REAL HSWIVES OF NJ BRAVO 8:35 PM 61 0.33 860
26 RAY DONOVAN S4 SHOWTIME PRIME 9:02 PM 53 0.33 1,205
27 COOKS VS. CONS FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.32 987
28 CHOPPED FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.31 972
29 CHESAPEAKE SHORES: CHESAPEAKE SHORES 1000 HALLMARK CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.31 1,942
30 BIZAARDVARK DISNEY CHANNEL 8:30 PM 30 0.29 1,531
31 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 6:30 PM 30 0.29 769
32 GUYS GROCERY GAMES FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.28 917
33 BEACHFRONT BARGAIN HUNT HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 30 0.28 1,329
34 ESCAPING POLYGAMY A&E NETWORK 10:00 PM 61 0.28 659
35 ELVES DISNEY CHANNEL 9:30 AM 30 0.27 1,118
36 DEADLINE:CRIME WITH TAMRO INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.27 968
37 DREAM KILLER: N/A INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 8:00 PM 120 0.27 800
38 BEACHFRONT BARGAIN HUNT HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:30 PM 30 0.25 1,322
39 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:13 PM 92 0.24 561
40 INTERVENTION CA A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.23 564
41 MEXICO LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:30 PM 30 0.23 1,139
42 FIRST LOOK: KARDASHIANS E! 9:00 PM 18 0.23 480
43 OZZY & JACKS WORLD DETOUR HISTORY 10:00 PM 63 0.23 781
44 PREMIER LEAGUE L: MANCHESTER UNITED/BOURNEMOUTH NBC SPORTS NETWORK 8:23 AM 128 0.23 489
45 S OLY WKND AM: N/A USA NETWORK 9:00 AM 240 0.22 661
46 POWERNATION: DETRO MUSCLE SPIKE TV 10:30 AM 30 0.22 502
47 ISLAND HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.22 988
48 TIME MACHINE: 50 YEARS OF STAR TREK HISTORY 8:00 PM 120 0.22 1,144
49 MY BIG FAT AMERICAN GYPSY TLC 10:01 PM 62 0.21 577
50 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.21 411
51 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 11:00 PM 30 0.21 613
52 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 10:04 PM 26 0.21 583
53 MEXICO LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.20 1,126
54 SPORTS REPORTERS ESPN 9:30 AM 30 0.20 500
55 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 10:31 AM 25 0.20 419
56 LIGA MX L: SANTOS / GUADALAJARA UNIVISION DEPORTES 6:53 PM 136 0.20 447
57 MOTIVE USA NETWORK 11:00 PM 61 0.20 765
58 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 180 0.20 480
59 ISLAND HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.19 844
60 JURASSIC WORLD: JURASSIC WORLD HBO PRIME 12:00 PM 124 0.19 490
61 GEEKING OUT AMC 11:00 PM 30 0.19 472
62 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.19 1,559
63 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.18 1,547
64 POWERNATION: ENGINE POWER SPIKE TV 9:30 AM 30 0.18 463
65 S OLY WKND PM: N/A MSNBC 1:00 PM 240 0.18 578
66 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.18 967
67 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.18 1,048
68 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.18 1,091
69 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.17 983
70 S OLY WKND PM: N/A BRAVO 11:00 AM 575 0.17 678
71 OUTSIDE THE LINES-WKND ESPN 9:00 AM 30 0.17 395
72 MURDER IN THE FIRST TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:00 PM 60 0.17 1,095
73 RELIABLE SOURCES CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.17 1,034
74 DRACULA UNTOLD  (2014) HBO PRIME 2:10 PM 92 0.17 390
75 STATE OF THE UNION CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.16 967
76 VH1 LIVE! VH1 10:00 PM 30 0.16 361
77 FAREED ZAKARIA: GPS CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.16 1,066
78 FOX REPORT SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.16 1,234
79 BSBL TONIGHT: SUN CTDWN L ESPN 7:00 PM 60 0.15 455
80 MOVIE: INDISCRETION LIFETIME MOVIE NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.15 602
81 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.15 328
82 FOX NEWS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.15 1,187
83 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.14 1,007
84 MARVELS AVENGERS ASSEMBLE DISNEY XD 8:30 AM 30 0.14 431
85 GIADA IN ITALY FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.14 656
86 SUNDAY MORNING FUTURES FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.14 1,293
87 AMERICAS ELECTION HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.13 1,197
88 LITTLE CHARMERS NICK JR 7:00 PM 30 0.13 604
89 JUMPER HBO PRIME 3:45 PM 88 0.13 328
90 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.12 565
91 SUPER COPA FOOTBALL  L: SEVILLA/BARCELONA ESPN 3:55 PM 125 0.12 262
92 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.12 769
93 AMERICAS ELECTION HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.12 1,066
94 FIRST LOOK:BOTCHED NATURE E! 9:36 PM 12 0.12 260
95 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.12 897
96 NO RESERVATIONS HBO PRIME 5:15 PM 104 0.12 363
97 JUSTICE W/ JUDGE JEANINE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.12 1,365
98 S OLY WKND PM: N/A CNBC 4:00 PM 180 0.12 318
99 LIVE FROM GOLF CHANNEL 3:12 PM 48 0.12 632
100 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.12 607
101 MEDIA BUZZ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.12 1,142
102 JIM GAFFIGAN SHOW, THE TV LAND 10:00 PM 31 0.11 490
103 AMERICAS ELECTION HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.11 1,104
104 S OLY WKND AM: N/A GOLF CHANNEL 6:00 AM 360 0.11 556
105 BEACH BITES W/ KATIE LEE FOOD NETWORK 12:30 PM 30 0.11 590
106 HUNT CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.11 562
107 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.11 1,101
108 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.11 770
109 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.11 481
110 MEN IN BLACK II MAXPRIME 10:10 AM 88 0.11 245
111 LEGENDS & LIES FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.10 958
112 DECLASSIFIED CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.10 418
113 ROADIES S1 SHOWTIME PRIME 10:00 PM 46 0.10 286
114 AMERICAS ELECTION HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.10 1,023
115 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.09 223
116 SNAPPED OXYGEN MEDIA 9:00 PM 60 0.09 371
117 BROOKLYN HBO PRIME 7:05 PM 112 0.09 372
118 NEW DAY SUNDAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 608
119 MSNBC LIVE WKND EDITION MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.09 480
120 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.09 668
121 NATIONAL PARKS TOP 10 TRAVEL CHANNEL 12:30 PM 30 0.09 346
122 NATIONAL PARKS TOP 10 TRAVEL CHANNEL 1:30 PM 30 0.09 300
123 NATIONAL PARKS TOP 10 TRAVEL CHANNEL 1:00 PM 30 0.08 306
124 HUNT, THE BBC-AMERICA 9:00 PM 60 0.08 207
125 NEW DAY SUNDAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.08 580
126 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.08 263
127 MLB REGULAR SEASON: ANGELS/INDIANS TBS NETWORK 2:42 PM 180 0.08 254
128 LARRYMANIA S5 NBC UNIVERSO 9:00 PM 60 0.08 136
129 POLITICS NATION MSNBC 8:00 AM 60 0.08 432
130 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:30 AM 53 0.07 198
131 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.07 256
132 NFL PRESEASON: 2016 – IND VS. BUF NFL NETWORK 7:30 AM 150 0.07 219
133 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 299
134 IT TAKES A KILLER OXYGEN MEDIA 2:00 PM 60 0.07 226
135 SALVAGE DAWGS DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.07 406
136 NATIONAL PARKS TOP 10 TRAVEL CHANNEL 12:00 PM 30 0.07 290
137 STILL THE KING CMT 9:00 PM 30 0.07 194
138 HUNT HLN 9:00 PM 60 0.06 323
139 SOMOS LMX UNIVISION DEPORTES 9:09 PM 60 0.06 147
140 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.06 228
141 LIGA MX SUN: TOLUCA / TIGRES UNIVISION DEPORTES 12:45 PM 135 0.06 158
142 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 11:00 AM 60 0.06 183
143 UFC BAD BLOOD FOX SPORTS 1 10:00 PM 60 0.06 118
144 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.06 237
145 BIG BROTHER:  AFTER DARK: BBA-160152 BBAD EP 1152 8/14/16 POP 12:00 AM 180 0.06 143
146 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.06 313
147 PAID PROGRAM SYFY 6:30 AM 30 0.06 162
148 PAID PROGRAM SYFY 6:00 AM 30 0.06 194
149 HUNT: MAKING OF BBC-AMERICA 10:00 PM 60 0.05 160
150 HMM MOVIE: JUST THE WAY YOU ARE HALLMARK MOVIES & MYSTERIES 9:00 PM 120 0.05 368

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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.