November 17, 2017
 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 11.16.2017

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Written by: Mitch Metcalf

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL adjusted to 4.2, up 0.2 from last week’s final rating.  Elsewhere, SUPERNATURAL gained 0.1 in final numbers, and YOUNG SHELDON lost the same.  

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

Final Bcast 2017 Nov 16.THU

 

CABLE HIGILIGHTS:  Basketball and football topped Thursday cable.  TNT’s NBA doubleheader was at 1.21 (for Golden State vs. Boston)/0.61.  They sandwiched the NFL Network slice of THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL, which was up 0.07 from last week to 1.16.  Lifetime’s PROJECT RUNWAY climbed 0.11 to 0.50, and AMERICAN BEAUTY STAR was up 0.03 to 0.12.  On USA, CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST fell a tenth to 0.37, and THE CROMARTIES was down 0.02 to 0.21.  Fox News’s HANNITY topped cable news at 0.31/0.53/3.3M, over MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.30/0.48/2.6M, and CNN’s ERIN BURNETT UPFRONT at 0.20/0.27/900K.  On ID, HOME ALONE ticked up to 0.30, and BLOOD RELATIVES was down 0.03 to 0.22.  Food Network’s BEAT BOBBY FLAY was steady at 0.27.  On We, TAMAR & VINCE dipped 0.04 to 0.24.  On HGTV, FLIP OR FLOP ticked down to 0.23, HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was also down a tick to 0.22, and HOUSE HUNTERS dropped 0.05 to 0.21.  On Bravo, MILLION DOLLAR LISTING rose 0.02 to 0.23, and REAL ESTATE WARS was down a tick to 0.11.  Tru’s THE CARBONARO EFFECT slipped 0.02 to 0.16.  A&E’s THE ELEVEN lost 0.03 to 0.14.  The season finale of FX’s BETTER THINGS fell 0.05 to 0.12.  E!’s THE PLATINUM LIFE held at 0.12.  On Syfy, VAN HELSING edged up 0.02 to 0.12, and GHOST WARS was up 0.02 to 0.08.  POP’s IMPACT WRESTLING ticked up to 0.05.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Final Cable 2017 Nov 16.THU

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Thursday November 16, 2017 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA BASKETBALL: WARRIORS/CELTICS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:13 PM 152 1.21 3,000
2 NFLN THU NT FOOTBALL: 2017 WEEK 11 TEN VS. PIT NFL NETWORK 8:28 PM 182 1.16 2,961
3 NFLN THU NT FTBLL-SUS NFL NETWORK 11:30 PM 18 0.96 2,101
4 NFLN THU NT PRE-KICK NFL NETWORK 8:18 PM 10 0.65 1,785
5 NBA BASKETBALL: ROCKETS/SUNS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:45 PM 145 0.61 1,296
6 NBA PRE-GAME SHOW TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:00 PM 13 0.58 1,600
7 PROJECT RUNWAY LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 92 0.50 1,898
8 TNF POST-GAME NFL NETWORK 11:53 PM 23 0.49 1,045
9 NFLN THU NT KICK-OFF2 NFL NETWORK 7:58 PM 20 0.46 1,148
10 INSIDE THE NBA TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 1:10 AM 40 0.38 758
11 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 31 0.37 1,123
12 NFLN THU NT KICK-OFF1 NFL NETWORK 7:30 PM 28 0.36 870
13 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.31 3,291
14 HOME ALONE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.30 1,013
15 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.30 876
16 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.30 2,638
17 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.27 2,857
18 BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 30 0.27 808
19 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 12:16 AM 60 0.27 568
20 SUICIDE SQUAD: SUICIDE SQUAD HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 123 0.25 593
21 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.25 897
22 PROJECT REWIND LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:50 PM 10 0.25 934
23 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.24 524
24 TAMAR & VINCE WETV 9:00 PM 60 0.24 631
25 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.24 578
26 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.24 2,504
27 FLIP OR FLOP FT WORTH HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.23 1,085
28 MILLION DOLLAR LISTING LA BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.23 890
29 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.22 2,413
30 BLOOD RELATIVES INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.22 880
31 VINTAGE FLIP HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 PM 30 0.22 1,065
32 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.22 1,442
33 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.22 578
34 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.21 1,396
35 CROMARTIES, THE USA NETWORK 10:31 PM 31 0.21 592
36 SPORTSNATION        L ESPN 3:30 PM 60 0.20 433
37 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.20 2,192
38 COLL FTBL COUNTDOWN L ESPN 7:00 PM 25 0.20 511
39 GOLDBERGS, THE NICK-AT-NITE 2:12 AM 33 0.20 476
40 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.20 1,921
41 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.20 1,762
42 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.20 2,449
43 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.20 919
44 PARADISE RUN NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.19 1,093
45 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.19 878
46 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.19 476
47 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.19 451
48 COMEDY CENTRAL STAND-UP COMEDY CENTRAL 10:00 PM 60 0.19 441
49 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.18 1,745
50 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.18 1,510
51 TOP WING NICKELODEON 12:30 PM 30 0.18 710
52 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.18 1,644
53 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.17 384
54 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.17 1,971
55 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.17 792
56 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.16 1,511
57 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.16 1,431
58 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.16 357
59 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.16 881
60 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.16 1,398
61 NBA: THE JUMP  L ESPN 3:00 PM 30 0.16 369
62 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.16 1,340
63 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.16 353
64 CARBONARO EFFECT, THE TRUTV 10:00 PM 30 0.16 402
65 TNF GAMEDAY NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 90 0.16 429
66 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.15 414
67 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.15 1,459
68 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.15 821
69 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.15 653
70 BATMAN V SUPERMAN:DAWN OF: BATMAN V SUPERMAN:DAWN OF HBO PRIME 10:03 PM 152 0.15 367
71 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.15 1,607
72 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.15 1,659
73 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: TULSA/SOUTH FLORIDA ESPN 7:25 PM 202 0.15 545
74 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.14 716
75 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 1:30 PM 90 0.14 382
76 ELEVEN, THE A&E NETWORK 10:00 PM 63 0.14 458
77 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.14 757
78 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.14 713
79 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.14 1,575
80 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.14 829
81 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.14 1,582
82 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.13 694
83 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.13 646
84 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.13 317
85 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.12 678
86 BETTER THINGS FX 10:00 PM 43 0.12 336
87 PLATINUM LIFE, THE E! 10:00 PM 60 0.12 236
88 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.12 341
89 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.12 674
90 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.12 363
91 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.12 592
92 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.12 1,147
93 MYSTERIES AT THE MUSEUM TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.12 560
94 AMERICAN BEAUTY STAR LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:32 PM 60 0.12 442
95 VAN HELSING SYFY 9:00 PM 60 0.12 345
96 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.11 1,139
97 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.11 820
98 REAL ESTATE WARS BRAVO 10:00 PM 60 0.11 420
99 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.11 279
100 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.10 641
101 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.10 1,147
102 RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GR NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.10 420
103 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.10 1,152
104 MYST MUSEUM REPACK TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.10 525
105 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.10 876
106 RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GR NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.10 389
107 VICE NEWS TONIGHT HBO PRIME 7:31 PM 28 0.10 372
108 WOLF CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.10 747
109 HOT GREASE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 90 0.10 339
110 OPPOSITION COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 30 0.10 278
111 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 11:00 PM 30 0.09 297
112 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.09 1,199
113 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.09 1,302
114 MSNBC LIVE W/ A.VELSHI MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.09 905
115 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.09 806
116 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 10:47 PM 73 0.09 263
117 GHOST WARS SYFY 10:00 PM 60 0.08 326
118 E! NEWS E! 11:00 PM 63 0.08 232
119 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.08 955
120 UNDISPUTED L: 297 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.08 167
121 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 264
122 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.08 911
123 CHRIS GETHARD SHOW, THE TRUTV 11:00 PM 60 0.08 174
124 COLL BSKBL:BIG 10 L: XAVIER/WISCONSIN FOX SPORTS 1 8:41 PM 124 0.08 294
125 RUNDOWN, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 11:00 PM 30 0.07 230
126 MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORN L: N/A ESPN2 6:00 AM 240 0.07 238
127 MSNBC LIVE W/VELSHI&RUHLE MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.07 924
128 STAR VS FORCES OF EVIL DISNEY XD 8:30 PM 30 0.07 294
129 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.07 271
130 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 5:00 PM 60 0.07 171
131 SPLIT HBO PRIME 5:30 PM 117 0.07 187
132 HOME & FAMILY: N/A HALLMARK CHANNEL 10:00 AM 120 0.07 283
133 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: VIRGINIA TECH/ST. LOUIS ESPN2 7:04 PM 140 0.06 182
134 STAR VS FORCES OF EVIL DISNEY XD 8:00 PM 30 0.06 336
135 SECRET LIVES OF SUPR RICH CNBC 10:00 PM 30 0.06 208
136 DESUS & MERO VICELAND 11:00 PM 30 0.06 93
137 COMEDY GET DOWN, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 11:30 PM 30 0.06 210
138 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.06 227
139 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN2 5:07 PM 117 0.06 159
140 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: PROVIDENCE/WASHINGTON ESPN2 9:48 PM 129 0.06 155
141 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 10:00 AM 60 0.06 135
142 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF D FOX SPORTS 1 5:00 PM 60 0.06 130
143 DEADPOOL MAXPRIME 6:10 PM 108 0.05 138
144 HERD L: 595 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.05 115
145 IMPACT WRESTLING: 246 POP 8:00 PM 120 0.05 272
146 WAR DOG:SOLDIERS BEST FRI HBO PRIME 12:40 AM 69 0.05 113
147 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 12:00 PM 60 0.05 118
148 SUM OF ALL FEARS, THE: SUM OF ALL FEARS, THE HBO PRIME 11:35 AM 124 0.05 180
149 FTD CLASSICS VICELAND 10:00 PM 30 0.05 89
150 YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, T POP 7:00 PM 60 0.05 567

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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.