Articles

December 3, 2019

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 11.28.2019

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  The primetime NFL game adjusted to 6.1, half a point above last year’s game.  In other football-related adjustments, the YOUNG SHELDON rerun dropped to 2.2, the rerun of THE UNICORN was at 1.2, and the EVIL rerun ended up at 0.4.  In addition, the WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISNEY special lost 0.1 in final numbers.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Hallmark’s movie CHRISTMAS AT THE PLAZA was at 0.45.  ESPN had a COLLEGE FOOTBALL game at 0.38, and earlier COLLEGE BASKETBALL at 0.21/0.18.  Much of the holiday night was taken up with reruns labeled by their networks as “originals,” including TBS’s runs of THE WIZARD OF OZ and FRIENDS.  TUDN’s LIGA match was at 0.30, and Fox Desportes’ match was at 0.27.  On Food Network, SANTA’S BAKING BLIZZARD was at 0.23, and CHRISTMAS COOKIE CHALLENGE was at 0.20.  On USA, a new TEMPTATION ISLAND fell 0.11 to 0.17.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
To search for a show: type Ctrl-F and type your show title in the search box.

Top 100 Original Cable Telecasts: Thursday November 28, 2019 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE: CHRISTMAS AT THE PLAZA HALLMARK CHANNEL 8:00 PM 123 0.45 2,998
2 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: OLE MISS/MISSISSIPPI STATE ESPN 7:23 PM 203 0.38 1,351
3 WIZARD OF OZ, THE: WIZARD OF OZ, THE TBS NETWORK 8:15 PM 135 0.33 1,395
4 LIGA MX THU: QF: AMERICA / TIGRES TUDN 9:30 PM 160 0.30 647
5 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.27 743
6 LIGA MX PLAYOFFS: QF:MONTERREY VS SANTOS FOX DEPORTES 7:51 PM 137 0.27 641
7 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.26 686
8 WIZARD OF OZ, THE: WIZARD OF OZ, THE TBS NETWORK 6:00 PM 135 0.24 1,045
9 SANTAS BAKING BLIZZARD FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.23 919
10 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 10:46 PM 74 0.22 639
11 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: NORTH CAROLINA/MICHIGAN ESPN 1:30 PM 120 0.21 721
12 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.21 566
13 FRIENDS THNKSGVNG SPECIAL TBS NETWORK 5:30 PM 30 0.20 511
14 CHRISTMAS COOKIE CHLG FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.20 797
15 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.19 607
16 FRIENDS THNKSGVNG SPECIAL TBS NETWORK 5:00 PM 30 0.19 509
17 FRIENDS THNKSGVNG SPECIAL TBS NETWORK 4:00 PM 30 0.19 469
18 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.19 526
19 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: OREGON/GONZAGA ESPN 3:58 PM 132 0.18 633
20 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.18 1,691
21 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.18 2,089
22 FRIENDS THNKSGVNG SPECIAL TBS NETWORK 4:30 PM 30 0.18 485
23 FRIENDS THNKSGVNG SPECIAL TBS NETWORK 3:30 PM 30 0.17 396
24 TEMPTATION ISLAND USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 61 0.17 441
25 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.17 408
26 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.16 476
27 GARTH BROOKS YANKEE CNCRT: GARTH BROOKS YANKEE STADIUM CONC A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 154 0.16 696
28 FRIENDS THNKSGVNG SPECIAL TBS NETWORK 2:00 PM 30 0.15 332
29 COLLEGE BASKETBALL LIVE ESPN 3:30 PM 28 0.15 472
30 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.15 885
31 FORGED IN FIRE AC HISTORY 12:03 AM 58 0.15 392
32 FRIENDS THNKSGVNG SPECIAL TBS NETWORK 2:30 PM 30 0.14 309
33 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.14 922
34 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 30 0.14 778
35 SP HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:30 PM 30 0.14 824
36 FRIENDS THNKSGVNG SPECIAL TBS NETWORK 3:00 PM 30 0.14 321
37 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.13 846
38 FRIENDS THNKSGVNG SPECIAL TBS NETWORK 1:30 PM 30 0.13 275
39 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.13 1,802
40 THANKSGIVING MOVIES: JACK REACHER TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 5:15 PM 165 0.13 636
41 SP HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:30 PM 30 0.12 844
42 FORGED IN FIRE AC HISTORY 8:00 PM 58 0.12 464
43 THANKSGIVING MOVIES: FOUR BROTHERS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 3:00 PM 135 0.12 372
44 FRIENDS THNKSGVNG SPECIAL TBS NETWORK 1:00 PM 30 0.12 272
45 FIVE THANKSGIVING SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.12 1,108
46 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.12 1,314
47 THANKSGIVING MOVIES: SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION, THE TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 12:00 PM 180 0.12 354
48 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.11 804
49 CAKE WARS FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 60 0.11 394
50 MOVIE- ORIGINAL PREM: CHRISTMAS WISH, A (2019) LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.11 790
51 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.11 1,068
52 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.11 1,465
53 SP OUTRAGEOUS HOLIDAY HOU HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 PM 60 0.10 630
54 NFL GAMEDAY MORNING: THANKSGIVING EDITION NFL NETWORK 10:00 AM 150 0.10 376
55 LAS VEGAS INVITATIONAL L: IOWA/TEXAS TECH FOX SPORTS 1 8:00 PM 128 0.10 299
56 OUTNUMBERED THANKSGVNG SP FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.10 1,048
57 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.10 275
58 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: MARYLAND/TEMPLE ESPN2 11:00 AM 122 0.09 338
59 GHOST ADV REPACK: TGA-1R2R02H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.09 306
60 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.09 238
61 TUCKER THANKSGIVING SPCL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.09 1,222
62 GREAT XMAS LIGHT FIGHT AMC 7:00 PM 60 0.09 332
63 SPORTSCENTER AFT    L ESPN 6:10 PM 50 0.09 289
64 UNDISPUTED L: 808 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.09 233
65 UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE L: SC BRAGA / WOLVERHAMPTON TUDN 12:45 PM 125 0.09 204
66 HANNITY THANKSGIVING SPCL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.09 1,205
67 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.09 940
68 BRAVO MOVIE: CATCH ME IF YOU CAN BRAVO 10:00 PM 180 0.08 247
69 TUCKER THANKSGIVING SPCL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.08 742
70 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO TUDN 12:10 AM 50 0.08 214
71 COLL FTBL COUNTDOWN L ESPN 7:00 PM 23 0.08 267
72 HOLZER FILES TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.08 333
73 YOUR WORLD THANKSGVNG SPC FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.08 666
74 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.08 810
75 INGRAHAM THANKSGIVING SP FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.08 1,094
76 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.08 626
77 HANNITY THANKSGIVING SPCL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 AM 60 0.08 679
78 GREAT XMAS LIGHT FIGHT AMC 8:00 PM 60 0.07 325
79 CNN NEWSROOM SPCL CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.07 625
80 CNN NEWSROOM SPCL CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.07 622
81 KITCHEN AT FN, THE: KC-SP01ZH FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 120 0.07 319
82 GREAT XMAS LIGHT FIGHT AMC 11:00 PM 60 0.07 280
83 GHOST ADVENTURES TRAVEL CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.07 172
84 GORDON RAMSAY: OFF MENU NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.07 254
85 GORDON RAMSAY: UNCHARTED NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 11:00 PM 60 0.06 188
86 C. KRAUTHAMMER: HIS WORDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.06 801
87 AT THIS HOUR SPCL CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.06 563
88 GHOST ADVENTURES TRAVEL CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.06 152
89 INSIDE POLITICS SPECIAL CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.06 524
90 SP OUTRAGEOUS HOLIDAY HOU HOME AND GARDEN TV 2:00 AM 60 0.06 336
91 NEW DAY SPECIAL CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.06 610
92 INGRAHAM THANKSGIVING SP FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 AM 60 0.06 509
93 UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE L: SEVILLA / QARABAG TUDN 2:50 PM 130 0.05 125
94 GORDON RAMSAY: OFF MENU NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.05 160
95 GREAT XMAS LIGHT FIGHT AMC 12:00 AM 60 0.05 226
96 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: PEPPERDINE/ARIZONA ESPN2 11:00 PM 128 0.05 186
97 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: NC STATE/MEMPHIS ESPN2 4:00 PM 126 0.05 186
98 GREAT XMAS LIGHT FIGHT AMC 9:00 PM 60 0.05 275
99 GORDON RAMSAY: UNCHARTED NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.05 221
100 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 8:00 AM 60 0.05 139
101 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: ALABAMA/IOWA STATE ESPN2 6:32 PM 120 0.05 177
102 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.05 638
103 GREAT XMAS LIGHT FIGHT AMC 10:00 PM 60 0.05 281
104 BRAVO MOVIE: ENOUGH BRAVO 8:00 PM 120 0.05 223
105 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:30 PM 60 0.05 180
106 GOOD MORNING FOOTBALL: N/A NFL NETWORK 7:00 AM 180 0.04 152
107 DAILY WAGER   L ESPN2 10:00 AM 60 0.04 125
108 NEW DAY SPECIAL CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 597
109 FOX DEPORTES EN VIVO ESP FOX DEPORTES 10:08 PM 22 0.04 100
110 CNN RIGHT NOW SPECIAL CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.04 430
111 DATELINE EXTRA MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.04 312
112 AMERICAS NATIONAL PARKS NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 4:00 PM 60 0.04 271
113 CARE BEARS:UNLOCK THE MG BOOMERANG 12:00 PM 30 0.04 134
114 GORDON RAMSAY: OFF MENU NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 12:00 AM 60 0.04 145
115 FUTBOL CENTRAL THU TUDN 9:00 PM 30 0.04 80
116 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.04 625
117 DATELINE EXTRA MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.04 456
118 AMERICAS NATIONAL PARKS NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 11:00 AM 60 0.04 212
119 LINEA DE CUATRO L TUDN 8:00 PM 60 0.04 67
120 UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE L: FC ASTANA / MANCHESTER UNITED TUDN 10:30 AM 135 0.04 122
121 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.04 588
122 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.04 521
123 WEDDING AND A MURDER OXYGEN MEDIA 9:00 PM 60 0.04 225
124 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 11:30 PM 90 0.04 123
125 GOLIC AND WINGO     L: N/A ESPN2 6:00 AM 120 0.04 94
126 CNN NEWSROOM SPCL CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.04 399
127 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 8:00 AM 60 0.04 580
128 FUTBOL CLUB L TUDN 7:00 PM 60 0.04 77
129 CNN NEWSROOM SPCL CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.03 409
130 INCREDIBLE DR POL NAT GEO WILD 3:00 PM 60 0.03 143
131 COLL BKBL SCOREBOARD  L ESPN2 8:32 PM 28 0.03 119
132 GORDON RAMSAY: UNCHARTED NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 2:00 AM 60 0.03 85
133 GORDON RAMSAY: OFF MENU NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 1:00 AM 60 0.03 85
134 NEW DAY SPECIAL CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 398
135 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.03 467
136 AMERICAS NATIONAL PARKS NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 5:00 PM 60 0.03 217
137 LIGA MX PREVIA FOX DEPORTES 7:31 PM 20 0.03 89
138 NASCAR RACE HUB D FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 60 0.03 74
139 MISION EUROPA L TUDN 5:00 PM 60 0.03 68
140 DR. KS EXOTIC ANIMAL ER NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 60 0.03 211
141 AMERICAS NATIONAL PARKS NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 12:00 PM 60 0.03 191
142 GORDON RAMSAY: UNCHARTED NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 7:00 PM 60 0.03 124
143 INCREDIBLE DR POL NAT GEO WILD 8:00 PM 60 0.03 305
144 AMERICAS NATIONAL PARKS NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 2:00 PM 60 0.03 217
145 FIRST THINGS FIRST-S L: 573 FOX SPORTS 1 6:30 AM 180 0.03 85
146 AMHQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.03 143
147 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: SETON HALL/SOUTHERN MISS ESPN2 9:00 PM 120 0.03 83
148 AMHQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.03 263
149 GORDON RAMSAY: UNCHARTED NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 6:00 PM 60 0.03 107
150 COLL BKBL SCOREBOARD  L ESPN2 6:06 PM 26 0.03 120

PREVIOUS THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARDS (FAST NATIONALS)

PREVIOUS THURSDAY CABLE & BROADCAST NATIONALS

###



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.




One Comment


  1. Monzo

    Thanks for network daytime ratings! I wish you would share them everyday…

    Never knew National Dog Show is that big!



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *