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February 27, 2017
 

UPDATED with Broadcast: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Broadcast Finals: 2.23.2017

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NETWORK FINALS:  The HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER season finale and TRAINING DAY lost 0.1 in final numbers.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

Final Bcast 2017 Feb 23.THU

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  On CMT, SUN RECORDS premiered at 0.20, after a pivotal episode of NASHVILLE gained 0.02 to 0.19.  (Note: SUN RECORDS also simulcast on Nick At Nite at 0.15 and on TV Land at 0.08, and NASHVILLE had an 11PM run on Nick At Nite at 0.13.)

The NBA’s post-All Star Game schedule began on Thursday night, and gave TNT the Top 2 telecasts, with Golden State vs. Clippers at 1.01, and Cleveland vs. Knicks at 0.79.  There was more sports in the next slot, 0.58 for Fox Sports 1’s NASCAR race. History’s SWAMP PEOPLE was at 0.45, compared to last week’s 0.62/0.60 for double episodes.  On HGTV, FLIP OR FLOP dropped 0.05 to 0.41, HOUSE HUNTERS INTL ticked down to 0.33, and HOUSE HUNTERS was down 0.04 to 0.33.  Tru’s IMPRACTICAL JOKERS lost 0.04 to 0.41, and INSIDE JOKES was down 0.05 to 0.23.  Bravo’s TOP CHEF shed 0.03 to 0.37.  Food Network’s BEAT BOBBY FLAY gained 0.05 to 0.34.  Nickelodeon’s LOUD HOUSE continued to do well in its late-afternoon slot at 0.33, with lead-out BUNSEN IS A BEAST at 0.26. A&E’s NIGHTWATCH fell 0.04 to 0.28.  The season finale of Lifetime’s PROJECT RUNWAY JR ticked down to 0.25.  USA’s COLONY rose 0.03 to 0.25.  On Spike, CARAOKE SHOWDOWN was at 0.23.  FX’s BASKETS climbed 0.03 to 0.22.  E!’s REVENGE BODY was at 0.18. We’s LA HAIR ticked down to 0.14.  POP’s IMPACT WRESTLING held at 0.07.  IFC’s PORTLANDIA was steady at 0.06.  

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: Thursday February 23, 2017 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA BASKETBALL: LA CLIPPERS/GOLDEN STATE TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:34 PM 169 1.01 2,597
2 NBA BASKETBALL: NEW YORK/CLEVELAND TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:14 PM 140 0.79 2,052
3 NASCAR M.E. CUP RACING L: DUEL AT DAYTONA FOX SPORTS 1 6:59 PM 181 0.58 2,506
4 SWAMP PEOPLE HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.45 1,934
5 INSIDE THE NBA TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 1:23 AM 53 0.45 997
6 NBA PRE-GAME SHOW TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:00 PM 14 0.43 1,176
7 FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.41 1,718
8 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRUTV 10:00 PM 30 0.41 761
9 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.38 907
10 TOP CHEF BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.37 971
11 THE OREILLY FACTOR FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.36 4,155
12 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.35 3,150
13 BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 30 0.34 967
14 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.33 1,570
15 LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 5:00 PM 30 0.33 1,575
16 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.33 1,566
17 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.29 592
18 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.29 639
19 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.29 2,577
20 NIGHTWATCH A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 63 0.28 772
21 FLIPPING TEXAS HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 PM 30 0.27 1,066
22 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.27 2,819
23 FIRST 100 DAYS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.27 2,690
24 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: WISCONSIN/OHIO ST ESPN 9:04 PM 122 0.27 843
25 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.26 535
26 BUNSEN IS A BEAST NICKELODEON 5:30 PM 30 0.26 1,265
27 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.26 2,209
28 PROJECT RUNWAY JUNIOR LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 92 0.25 1,076
29 COLONY USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 62 0.25 762
30 SPORTSNATION        L ESPN 4:00 PM 30 0.25 496
31 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.25 1,111
32 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.24 1,643
33 RUSTY RIVETS NICKELODEON 1:00 PM 30 0.24 1,038
34 NBA: THE JUMP  L: N/A ESPN 2:00 PM 120 0.24 462
35 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.24 2,809
36 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.24 466
37 CARAOKE SHOWDOWN SPIKE TV 10:30 PM 30 0.23 477
38 IJ: INSIDE JOKES TRUTV 10:30 PM 30 0.23 482
39 HISTORY OF COMEDY CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.23 1,008
40 ICE COLD KILLERS INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.23 1,148
41 MY 600-LB LIFE: SUPER SIZ: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 122 0.23 730
42 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.22 1,249
43 LIP SYNC BATTLE: TMI SPIKE TV 10:00 PM 30 0.22 505
44 BASKETS FX 10:00 PM 34 0.22 460
45 AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL THE CARTOON NETWORK 5:00 PM 30 0.22 916
46 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.21 2,022
47 RIDE NICK-AT-NITE 8:00 PM 30 0.21 935
48 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.21 1,101
49 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.21 2,179
50 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.21 432
51 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.21 429
52 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.21 1,963
53 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: MEMPHIS/CINCINNATI ESPN 7:00 PM 124 0.20 554
54 SUN RECORDS CMT 10:02 PM 58 0.20 971
55 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.20 1,854
56 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.20 1,024
57 NASHVILLE CMT 9:00 PM 62 0.19 929
58 REFUSE TO LOSE FOX SPORTS 1 10:00 PM 60 0.19 829
59 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:06 PM 54 0.19 417
60 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.19 1,927
61 REVENGE BODY W KHLOE K E! 9:00 PM 60 0.18 378
62 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 30 0.18 1,626
63 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.18 1,715
64 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.18 1,724
65 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.17 964
66 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.17 1,794
67 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.17 342
68 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.17 928
69 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.17 1,696
70 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.17 865
71 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.16 816
72 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.16 678
73 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.16 1,232
74 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.16 336
75 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.16 330
76 SUN RECORDS NICK-AT-NITE 10:02 PM 58 0.15 544
77 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.15 745
78 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.15 345
79 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.15 1,727
80 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.15 332
81 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.15 1,401
82 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.14 559
83 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.14 747
84 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.14 273
85 LA HAIR WETV 9:00 PM 61 0.14 388
86 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.13 734
87 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN2 9:04 PM 116 0.13 488
88 DIVIDED GSN 9:00 PM 30 0.13 500
89 NASHVILLE NICK-AT-NITE 11:00 PM 60 0.13 453
90 MYSTERIES AT THE MUSEUM TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.13 569
91 P. KING DUCKLING DISNEY JUNIOR 2:30 PM 25 0.13 487
92 CNN TONIGHT CNN 12:00 AM 60 0.13 688
93 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.12 727
94 SECRET LIVES OF SUPR RICH CNBC 10:00 PM 30 0.12 341
95 NASCAR RACEDAY L FOX SPORTS 1 5:55 PM 64 0.12 604
96 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.12 365
97 IDIOTEST GSN 10:00 PM 30 0.11 451
98 DIVIDED GSN 9:30 PM 30 0.11 450
99 IDIOTEST GSN 10:30 PM 30 0.11 460
100 WOLF CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.11 782
101 HUNTSMAN, THE:WINTERS WAR HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 114 0.11 302
102 MYSTERIES AT THE MUSEUM TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.11 567
103 VICE NEWS TONIGHT HBO PRIME 7:30 PM 28 0.11 280
104 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.10 1,240
105 E! NEWS E! 11:00 PM 62 0.10 271
106 BLOOD RIVALS: LION VS. BU NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.10 423
107 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.10 715
108 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.10 681
109 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.10 825
110 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.10 327
111 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 11:00 PM 30 0.09 325
112 LAS NOTICI..CON D.MAERKER GALAVISION 11:02 PM 45 0.09 228
113 DIGBY DRAGON NICK JR 7:00 PM 30 0.09 492
114 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.09 748
115 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.09 631
116 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.09 768
117 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: GEORGIA/ALABAMA ESPN2 7:00 PM 124 0.09 294
118 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.09 762
119 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.09 971
120 BORN PREDATOR NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 11:00 PM 60 0.08 312
121 WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 2:00 AM 60 0.08 259
122 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: ARIZONA/CHICAGO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 8:31 PM 164 0.08 194
123 SUN RECORDS TV LAND 10:02 PM 58 0.08 453
124 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 6:30 PM 30 0.08 183
125 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 302
126 CAST AWAY: CAST AWAY HBO PRIME 3:50 PM 144 0.07 187
127 NASCAR RACE CLASSIC FOX SPORTS 1 11:00 PM 30 0.07 334
128 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.07 650
129 FOR THE RECORD W/GRETA MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.07 811
130 MSNBC LIVE W/K.SNOW MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.07 688
131 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.07 590
132 TINY HOUSE BIG LIVING DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.07 438
133 IMPACT WRESTLING: 208 POP 8:00 PM 120 0.07 275
134 TINY HOUSE BIG LIVING DIY NETWORK 9:30 PM 30 0.07 468
135 MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORN L: N/A ESPN2 6:00 AM 240 0.06 187
136 PREDATOR BATTLEGROUND NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 7:00 PM 60 0.06 267
137 PORTLANDIA IFC TV 10:00 PM 30 0.06 115
138 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 10:00 AM 60 0.06 141
139 NCWTS FINAL PRACTICE L FOX SPORTS 1 4:00 PM 100 0.06 358
140 RESTORATION GARAGE VELOCITY 10:00 PM 30 0.06 215
141 WHEN SHARKS ATTACK NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 1:00 PM 60 0.06 171
142 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 11:00 AM 60 0.06 142
143 CONCACAF SUB-20: MEXICO / HONDURAS UNIVISION DEPORTES 6:00 PM 120 0.06 144
144 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.06 306
145 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.KORNACKI MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.06 681
146 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.06 272
147 CHEAP EATS COOKING CHANNEL 10:00 PM 30 0.05 128
148 PRIMETIME JUSTICE HLN 8:00 PM 60 0.05 253
149 BRINGING UP BATES UP 9:00 PM 30 0.05 240
150 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: NEBRASKA/MICHIGAN STATE ESPNU 7:00 PM 125 0.05 235

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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.