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September 27, 2016
 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 9.25.2016

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NETWORK FINALS:  SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL adjusted to 7.6 in final numbers, 0.6 below last week’s final.  Football overruns also led to other adjustments.  On CBS, 60 MINUTES gained 0.3, and NCIS: LA was up 0.1.  All but one of FOX’s show changed:  the FAMILY GUY 7PM rerun dropped 0.3, BOB’S BURGERS and THE SIMPSONS each lost 0.2, and both SON OF ZORN and the new FAMILY GUY were down 0.1, with LAST MAN ON EARTH staying as-is.  In addition, ONCE UPON A TIME gained 0.1, making its fall start marginally less terrible.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

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CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  AMC’s FEAR THE WALKING DEAD topped Sunday cable, down 0.07 to 1.48, with TALKING DEAD up 0.03 to 0.46, and GEEKING OUT up 0.02 to 0.12.  On Starz, the season finale of POWER ticked up to 0.91, but the season finale of SURVIVOR’S REMORSE fell 0.11 to 0.32.  The season finale of HBO’s BALLERS rose 0.06 to 0.56, and after a HIGH MAINTENANCE rerun, LAST WEEK TONIGHT returned at 0.33.  FX’s THE STRAIN held at 0.40.  Hallmark’s CHESAPEAKE SHORES was steady at 0.24.  USA’s MOTIVE ticked up to 0.17.  Showtime’s MASTERS OF SEX, airing without a RAY DONOVAN lead-in, stayed at 0.09.  

The unscripted side was led by VH1’s BASKETBALL WIVES, down 0.02 to 0.68.  On E!, ROB & CHYNA fell 0.07 to 0.62, and WAGS was down 0.05 to 0.29.  TLC’s 90 DAY FIANCE rose 0.07 to 0.50, and the AFTER-SHOW was also up 0.07 to 0.46, with the PRE-SHOW down 0.01 to 0.20.  NBC Sports Net’s NASCAR race was at 0.48.  On Food Network, GUY’S GROCERY GAMES lost 0.04 to 0.36, GREAT FOOD TRUCK RACE was down 0.07 to 0.26, and COOKS VS CONS took a 0.12 hit to 0.19, while VINNY & ME EAT AMERICA debuted at 0.18. Bravo’s MANZOD WITH CHILDREN gained 0.05 to 0.29.  Spike’s BAR RESCUE fell 0.06 to 0.25.  History’s OZZY & JACK’S WORLD DETOUR dropped 0.07 to 0.23.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Sunday September 25, 2016 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 FEAR THE WALKING DEAD AMC 9:00 PM 60 1.48 3,491
2 POWER 3 STARZ PRIMARY 9:02 PM 58 0.91 2,005
3 NFL COUNTDOWN           L: N/A ESPN 11:00 AM 120 0.72 1,623
4 BASKETBALL WIVES LA 5 VH1 8:00 PM 60 0.68 1,446
5 REAL HSWIVES OF NJ BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.64 1,706
6 ROB & CHYNA E! 9:00 PM 61 0.62 1,261
7 BALLERS HBO PRIME 10:03 PM 35 0.56 1,103
8 BASKETBALL WIVES LA 5 VH1 7:00 PM 60 0.53 1,091
9 NFL INSIDERS: SUNDAY L ESPN 10:00 AM 60 0.52 1,127
10 90 DAY FIANCE TLC 9:00 PM 58 0.50 1,278
11 NASCAR SPRINT CUP RACE L: NEW HAMPSHIRE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 2:23 PM 174 0.48 2,538
12 90 DAY FIANCE: HAPPILY EV TLC 9:58 PM 64 0.46 1,188
13 TALKING DEAD: FEAR AMC 10:00 PM 60 0.46 1,139
14 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.46 1,011
15 STRAIN FX 10:00 PM 61 0.40 884
16 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:19 PM 101 0.38 868
17 MLB SUNDAY NIGHT        L: ST. LOUIS/CHICAGO CUBS ESPN 8:00 PM 199 0.37 1,569
18 GUYS GROCERY GAMES FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.36 1,337
19 BEACHFRONT BARGAIN HUNT HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 30 0.35 1,521
20 CARIBBEAN LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.33 1,392
21 LAST WEEK TONIGHT HBO PRIME 11:15 PM 30 0.33 884
22 BEACHFRONT BARGAIN HUNT HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:30 PM 30 0.33 1,499
23 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 90 0.33 633
24 SURVIVORS REMORSE 3 STARZ PRIMARY 10:02 PM 29 0.32 761
25 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.31 696
26 CARIBBEAN LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:30 PM 30 0.31 1,350
27 NASCAR SPRINT CUP START L NBC SPORTS NETWORK 2:00 PM 23 0.30 1,785
28 WAGS E! 10:01 PM 59 0.29 561
29 GREAT FOOD TRUCK RACE 7 FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.29 1,056
30 MANZOD WITH CHILDREN BRAVO 9:00 PM 30 0.29 924
31 NASCAR SPRINT CUP POST NBC SPORTS NETWORK 5:17 PM 43 0.28 1,473
32 FANTASY SHOW   L: N/A ESPN2 11:00 AM 120 0.26 462
33 PARTS UNKNOWN CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.26 952
34 BAR RESCUE SPIKE TV 10:00 PM 60 0.25 681
35 CHESAPEAKE SHORES HALLMARK CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.24 1,892
36 REVENANT, THE (2015): REVENANT, THE (2015) HBO PRIME 7:15 PM 156 0.24 666
37 NFL GAMEDAY MORNING: NFL GAMEDAY MORNING NFL NETWORK 9:00 AM 240 0.24 561
38 ON THE CASE WITH PZ INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.23 1,073
39 OZZY & JACKS WORLD DETOUR HISTORY 10:00 PM 63 0.23 878
40 THIS IS LIFE CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.21 716
41 BRUNCH AT BOBBYS FOOD NETWORK 12:30 PM 30 0.20 667
42 90 DAY FIANCE: MORE TO LO TLC 8:00 PM 60 0.20 631
43 NFL GAMEDAY HIGHLIGHTS NFL NETWORK 7:30 PM 60 0.19 493
44 COOKS VS. CONS FOOD NETWORK 10:30 PM 60 0.19 683
45 VINNY & MA:EAT AMR FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 30 0.18 660
46 DINNER AT TIFFANIS FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.17 657
47 K.C. UNDERCOVER DISNEY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 30 0.17 1,171
48 BIZAARDVARK DISNEY CHANNEL 8:30 PM 30 0.17 1,196
49 AMERICAS ELECTION HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.17 1,259
50 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 10:00 AM 60 0.17 378
51 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.17 788
52 MOTIVE USA NETWORK 11:00 PM 61 0.17 580
53 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.17 1,618
54 MEDIA BUZZ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.16 1,263
55 GUYS BIG BITES FOOD NETWORK 9:30 AM 30 0.16 648
56 SUNDAY MORNING FUTURES FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.16 1,336
57 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.16 1,486
58 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 7:00 PM 60 0.16 482
59 FOX NEWS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.16 1,103
60 STATE OF THE UNION CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.15 829
61 LIGA MX L: SANTOS / TIJUANA UNIVISION DEPORTES 6:54 PM 126 0.15 321
62 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.15 1,475
63 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.15 593
64 KELLY FILE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.14 1,680
65 NFL GAMEDAY LIVE: NFL GAMEDAY LIVE NFL NETWORK 4:30 PM 180 0.14 405
66 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 11:00 PM 30 0.14 506
67 PREMIER LEAGUE L: SOUTHAMPTON/WEST HAM NBC SPORTS NETWORK 10:54 AM 126 0.14 373
68 POWERNATION: ENGINE POWER SPIKE TV 9:30 AM 30 0.14 338
69 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.14 772
70 WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY     L: EUROPE/SWEDEN ESPN 1:00 PM 181 0.13 297
71 MLB ON DECK PREGAME SHOW TBS NETWORK 12:30 PM 30 0.13 289
72 MARVELS AVENGERS ASSEMBLE DISNEY XD 8:30 AM 30 0.13 376
73 AMERICAS ELECTION HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.13 961
74 FAREED ZAKARIA: GPS CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.13 834
75 NASCAR SC COUNTDOWN GREEN NBC SPORTS NETWORK 1:30 PM 30 0.13 822
76 NFL GAMEDAY PRIME NFL NETWORK 11:41 PM 100 0.13 351
77 FOX REPORT SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.13 1,424
78 RELIABLE SOURCES CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.12 718
79 GEEKING OUT AMC 12:00 AM 30 0.12 262
80 MLS REGULAR SEASON      L: LA GALAXY/SEATTLE ESPN 4:01 PM 128 0.12 240
81 POWERNATION: EXT OFF ROAD SPIKE TV 9:00 AM 30 0.12 258
82 NFL GAMEDAY LIVE: NFL GAMEDAY LIVE NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 210 0.12 332
83 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.11 639
84 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.11 845
85 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.11 713
86 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.11 583
87 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.11 1,255
88 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.11 1,105
89 NFL GAMEDAY OVERTIME NFL NETWORK 11:26 PM 15 0.11 241
90 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:09 PM 51 0.10 268
91 DORA AND FRIENDS NICK JR 7:30 PM 30 0.10 478
92 UP PREMIERE MOVIE: GODS NOT DEAD UP 7:00 PM 150 0.10 444
93 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.10 1,417
94 AM JOY: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.10 693
95 PAID PROGRAM USA NETWORK 7:00 AM 30 0.10 369
96 DEFINITELY, MAYBE HBO PRIME 5:00 PM 112 0.10 230
97 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.10 490
98 DORA AND FRIENDS NICK JR 7:00 PM 30 0.09 424
99 HMM ORIGINAL MOVIE: SSD:LOST WITHOUT YOU HALLMARK MOVIES & MYSTERIES 9:00 PM 120 0.09 996
100 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.09 497
101 NASCAR SPRINT CUP PRE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 1:00 PM 30 0.09 488
102 MASTERS OF SEX S4 SHOWTIME PRIME 10:00 PM 56 0.09 422
103 NASCAR VICTORY LAP NBC SPORTS NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.09 414
104 MLB TONIGHT SUNDAY MLB NETWORK 7:47 PM 13 0.09 397
105 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.09 537
106 PLACE FOR POLITICS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.09 606
107 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.08 937
108 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.08 321
109 PERINO & STIREWALT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.08 1,107
110 BOURNE ULTIMATUM THE HBO PRIME 9:30 AM 115 0.08 214
111 PITCH PERFECT 2 HBO PRIME 1:30 PM 115 0.08 205
112 GREATEST BURGERS OF AMER TRAVEL CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.08 349
113 NEW DAY SUNDAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 618
114 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 343
115 NEW DAY SUNDAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.08 482
116 LIGA MX SUN: TOLUCA / LEON UNIVISION DEPORTES 12:46 PM 134 0.08 176
117 MEET THE PRESS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.08 545
118 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN2 8:00 PM 30 0.08 243
119 SNAPPED OXYGEN MEDIA 9:00 PM 60 0.08 318
120 MIA AND ME NICK JR 8:00 AM 30 0.08 403
121 BILLY THE KID: NEW EVIDEN NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHNL 9:00 PM 60 0.08 393
122 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.08 630
123 POKER ESPN2 8:30 PM 36 0.08 275
124 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.08 266
125 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.07 698
126 AMEN CENTRIC 7:08 PM 34 0.07 150
127 TRNING PT W DR D JEREMIAH USA NETWORK 7:30 AM 30 0.07 259
128 PLACE FOR POLITICS MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.07 415
129 SPORTS REPORTERS ESPN2 9:30 AM 30 0.07 247
130 AMEN CENTRIC 5:20 PM 40 0.07 143
131 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 10:00 AM 54 0.07 162
132 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.07 635
133 POLITICS NATION MSNBC 8:00 AM 60 0.07 450
134 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD ESPNU 12:00 PM 60 0.07 202
135 LIFT EVERY VOICE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:07 AM 33 0.07 302
136 NFL GAMEDAY FIRST: NFL GAMEDAY FIRST NFL NETWORK 7:00 AM 120 0.07 180
137 AMEN CENTRIC 7:42 PM 33 0.07 134
138 GOLF CENTRAL SPECIAL RPT GOLF CHANNEL 9:16 PM 44 0.07 298
139 AMEN CENTRIC 4:40 PM 40 0.07 139
140 TRUCK U VELOCITY 10:30 AM 30 0.06 207
141 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 11:00 AM 60 0.06 231
142 AMEN CENTRIC 6:34 PM 34 0.06 123
143 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM L ESPN2 5:23 PM 37 0.06 205
144 REPUBLICA DEPORTIVA SUN UNIVISION DEPORTES 3:00 PM 60 0.06 138
145 PGA TOUR GOLF CHANNEL 12:00 PM 85 0.06 431
146 MLB REGULAR SEASON: YANKEES/BLUE JAYS TBS NETWORK 1:00 PM 220 0.06 182
147 AMEN CENTRIC 6:00 PM 34 0.06 117
148 SALVAGE DAWGS DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.06 300
149 PLACE FOR POLITICS MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.06 478
150 WCB: 9/24/16 CANELO/SMITH HBO PRIME 11:30 AM 60 0.06 167

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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.