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January 29, 2021

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.28.2021

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  There were significant adjustments (to the next tenth) for THE CHASE, MR MAYOR, and the reruns of MOM and SVU.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  TNT’s NBA doubleheader was at 0.46/0.39.  On MTV, JERSEY SHORE rose 0.08 to 0.42, and REVENGE PRANK was down 0.03 to 0.10.  Cable news was led by the 10PM hour of CNN TONIGHT at 0.35/0.48/1.9M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.30/0.46/3.7M, and Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.29/0.50/3.6M.  On HGTV, REHAB ADDICT RESCUE was at 0.28.  Bravo’s SOUTHERN CHARM ticked up to 0.27.  On HGTV, HOUSE HUNTERS was at 0.26, and FLIPPING ACROSS AMERICA was up 0.02 to 0.22.  A&E’s THE FIRST 48 was at 0.25/0.21 compared to last week’s 0.20/0.14, and KILLER CASES ticked down to 0.12.  TBS’s GO-BIG SHOW gained 0.04 to 0.24.  Food Network’s BEAT BOBBY FLAY ticked up to 0.22.  History’s SWAMP PEOPLE was at 0.20/0.13 compared to last week’s 0.11, and MOUNTAIN MEN was down 0.03 to 0.15.  E!’s TOTAL BELLAS gained 0.03 to 0.18.  Discovery’s BATTLEBOTS edged up 0.02 to 0.17.  USA’s CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST was at 0.15 compared to last week’s 0.23/0.19 and THE REV was at 0.08.  ID’s FEAR THY NEIGHBOR ticked up to 0.15.  Freeform’s GROWN-ISH fell 0.05 to 0.14.  On We, GROWING UP HIP-HOP was steady at 0.11, and THE REAL BLAC CHYNA was up 0.02 to 0.09. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Thursday January 28, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA BASKETBALL: WARRIORS/SUNS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:06 PM 133 0.46 1,200
2 JERSEY SHORE:FAM VACAY S4 MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.42 748
3 NBA BASKETBALL: TRAILBLAZERS/ROCKETS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:33 PM 153 0.39 1,100
4 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.35 1,851
5 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.34 2,406
6 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.30 3,706
7 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.30 1,879
8 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.29 3,568
9 REHAB ADDICT RESCUE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.28 1,442
10 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.27 1,669
11 SOUTHERN CHARM BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.27 967
12 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.27 2,087
13 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.27 1,977
14 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 31 0.26 1,537
15 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.26 1,814
16 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 61 0.25 1,005
17 GO-BIG SHOW TBS NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.24 948
18 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.24 1,542
19 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.24 1,182
20 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.24 2,989
21 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.23 1,774
22 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.23 1,595
23 FLIPPING ACROSS AMERICA HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.22 1,086
24 BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 30 0.22 831
25 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.21 1,650
26 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.21 726
27 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.21 1,685
28 FIRST 48 CRITICAL MINUTES A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.21 826
29 INSIDE THE NBA TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 12:19 AM 47 0.21 481
30 PREMIER LEAGUE L: LIVERPOOL/TOTTENHAM NBC SPORTS NETWORK 2:54 PM 143 0.20 426
31 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.20 2,372
32 SWAMP PEOPLE: SERPENT HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.20 1,156
33 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.18 2,323
34 TOTAL BELLAS E! 9:00 PM 59 0.18 432
35 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.18 2,751
36 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.18 675
37 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 31 0.18 848
38 BATTLEBOTS: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 122 0.17 840
39 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.16 2,880
40 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.16 1,293
41 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 12 0.16 430
42 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 9:29 PM 31 0.15 653
43 FEAR THY ROOMMATE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.15 664
44 MOUNTAIN MEN HISTORY 10:03 PM 62 0.15 1,079
45 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.14 2,049
46 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.14 453
47 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.14 1,154
48 GROWN-ISH FREEFORM 8:00 PM 30 0.14 342
49 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.14 2,108
50 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.14 2,084
51 SWAMP PEOPLE: SERPENT HISTORY 8:00 PM 58 0.13 692
52 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.13 1,419
53 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.13 2,032
54 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.13 1,022
55 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.12 293
56 KILLER CASES A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 63 0.12 635
57 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 2:30 PM 30 0.12 289
58 FOX NEWS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.12 1,843
59 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.12 374
60 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.12 245
61 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.12 2,233
62 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.12 347
63 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.12 298
64 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.12 1,417
65 MSNBC LIVE W/A.MOHYELDIN MSNBC 3:19 PM 41 0.12 1,495
66 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.11 249
67 MSNBC PRESS CONFERENCE MSNBC 2:32 PM 47 0.11 1,496
68 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.11 1,414
69 LIGA MX L: TIGRES / NECAXA TUDN 9:55 PM 125 0.11 263
70 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN 2:00 PM 30 0.11 240
71 GROWING UP HIP HOP: ATL WETV 9:00 PM 60 0.11 311
72 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.11 521
73 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.11 1,456
74 NICK UNFILTERED NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.11 404
75 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.10 242
76 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN19 MTV 11:00 PM 30 0.10 289
77 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.10 1,394
78 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:30 PM 30 0.10 334
79 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.10 452
80 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.10 334
81 SOUTHERN CHARM BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.10 349
82 REVENGE PRANK MTV 9:00 PM 30 0.10 264
83 SUMMER HOUSE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.10 402
84 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.10 1,128
85 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.10 1,283
86 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 32 0.10 1,322
87 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.10 1,387
88 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.10 1,114
89 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.09 452
90 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.09 1,302
91 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.09 1,435
92 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.09 1,366
93 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.09 300
94 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.09 1,460
95 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.09 1,298
96 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.09 1,337
97 POWER LUNCH CNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.09 403
98 SQUAWK ALLEY CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.09 430
99 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 749
100 REAL BLAC CHYNA WETV 10:00 PM 61 0.09 236
101 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.08 1,146
102 FAST MONEY CNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.08 418
103 CLOSING BELL: N/A CNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.08 428
104 REV, THE USA NETWORK 10:31 PM 31 0.08 392
105 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.08 1,184
106 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 10:53 PM 67 0.08 189
107 CONAN TBS NETWORK 11:00 PM 30 0.08 168
108 LBZ NEXT GENERATION FL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 12 0.08 503
109 NBA PRE-GAME SHOW TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:00 PM 33 0.07 251
110 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.07 644
111 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 170
112 LBZ NEXT GEN SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.07 502
113 TYLER PERRY: VACCINE & BL BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 9:00 PM 30 0.07 294
114 MYSTERIES OF ABANDONED SCIENCE 9:00 PM 66 0.07 407
115 NEWS W SHEPARD SMITH, THE CNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.07 475
116 SOUTHERN CHARM BRAVO 11:00 PM 60 0.07 202
117 SUBSTITUTE, THE NICKELODEON 7:30 PM 30 0.06 261
118 CONSPIRACIES DECODED SCIENCE 10:06 PM 60 0.06 327
119 DATELINE: SECRETS UNCOVRD: 942 GOOD HUSBAND- PARTS 1 & 2, THE OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 120 0.06 364
120 UNDISPUTED L: 1096 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.06 144
121 WMNS COLL BKBL REG SSN  L: SOUTH CAROLINA/MISSISSIPPI STATE ESPN 7:00 PM 120 0.06 221
122 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.06 826
123 FAST MONEY CNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.06 369
124 COLL BSKBL:BIG 10 L FOX SPORTS 1 7:00 PM 115 0.06 350
125 PORT PROTECT ALASKA SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:12 PM 60 0.06 448
126 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO TUDN 12:00 AM 60 0.06 118
127 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.05 151
128 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN2 10:10 PM 112 0.05 161
129 PGA TOUR: FARMERS INSURANCE OPEN GOLF CHANNEL 2:58 PM 242 0.05 366
130 PREMIER LEAGUE GOAL ZONE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 5:17 PM 43 0.05 103
131 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN 9:00 PM 113 0.05 143
132 FOX COLLEGE HOOP BRIDGE L FOX SPORTS 1 8:55 PM 11 0.05 229
133 HERD L: 1410 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.05 142
134 GREG KELLY REPORTS NEWSMAX TV 7:00 PM 60 0.05 637
135 PEOPLE PUZZLER GSN 6:00 PM 30 0.05 509
136 SPORTSCENTER 12AM ESPN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 141
137 DEER SQUAD NICKELODEON 9:00 AM 30 0.05 259
138 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.04 101
139 MASTER MINDS GSN 4:00 PM 30 0.04 621
140 QANON: THE SEARCH FOR Q VICE 10:00 PM 60 0.04 163
141 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: MEMPHIS/SMU ESPN2 8:03 PM 127 0.04 174
142 SQUAWK BOX: N/A CNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.04 201
143 FIRST THINGS FIRST L: 857 FOX SPORTS 1 7:30 AM 120 0.04 69
144 NIGHTLY POP E! 11:30 PM 30 0.04 91
145 FOX BET LIVE D FOX SPORTS 1 6:30 PM 30 0.04 73
146 SPICER & CO NEWSMAX TV 6:00 PM 60 0.04 512
147 DEER SQUAD NICK JR 8:00 PM 30 0.04 160
148 WMNS COLL BKBL REG SSN  L: CONNECTICUT/ARKANSAS ESPN2 6:00 PM 123 0.04 287
149 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 191
150 STINCHFIELD NEWSMAX TV 8:00 PM 60 0.03 409

 

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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.




2 Comments


  1. Augus

    Do you have The Movie Show at 11PM on SYFY?


  2. 69 Road Runner

    Nice showing for a Law & Odor repeat.

    I like the sassy girl who hosts The Chase.



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