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February 22, 2021

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.18.2021

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  There were significant adjustments (to the next tenth) for CELEBRITY WHEEL OF FORTUNE and THE HUSTLER. 

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  TNT’s NBA doubleheader was at 0.75 (Lakers vs. Nets)/0.44 (Toronto vs. Milwaukee).  A&E’s THE FIRST 48 was at 0.35/0.18 compared to last week’s 0.25, and KILLER CASES was steady at 0.15.  On MTV, JERSEY SHORE ticked up to 0.32, and REVENGE PRANK ticked down to 0.09.  Cable news was led by CNN’s CUOMO PRIME TIME at 0.28/0.43/2.1M, with Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.27/0.44/3.1M, and MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.26/0.47/3.5M.  Tru’s IMPRACTICAL JOKERS was steady at 0.23, and FAST FOODIES ticked up to 0.11.  TBS’s GO-BIG SHOW edged up 0.02 to 0.23.  On HGTV, REHAB ADDICT RESCUE gained 0.02 to 0.21, FLIPPING ACROSS AMERICA rose 0.04 to 0.20, HOUSE HUNTERS dropped 0.05 to 0.16, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was down 0.06 to 0.14.  Food Network’s BEAT BOBBY FLAY held at 0.21.  On History, SWAMP PEOPLE was at 0.20/0.19 compared to last week’s 0.17/0.08.  Discovery’s BATTLEBOTS climbed 0.04 to 0.20.  Bravo’s SUMMER HOUSE ticked up to 0.19.  On USA, CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST was at 0.19/0.14 compared to last week’s 0.18/0.13, and THE REV ticked up to 0.10.  On We, GROWING UP HIP-HOP grew by 0.05 to 0.16, and THE REAL BLAC CHYNA ticked down to 0.05.  On Lifetime:  MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT: COUPLES CAM ticked up to 0.12, and AUSTRALIA was at 0.06/0.05 compared to last week’s 0.05/0.04.  ID’s FEAR THY ROOMMATE fell 0.05 to 0.11.  Freeform’s GROWN-ISH was steady at 0.11. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Thursday February 18, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA BASKETBALL: NETS/LAKERS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:20 PM 144 0.75 1,944
2 NBA BASKETBALL: RAPTORS/BUCKS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:49 PM 151 0.44 1,129
3 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 61 0.35 1,011
4 JERSEY SHORE:FAM VACAY S4 MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.32 614
5 INSIDE THE NBA TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 12:44 AM 52 0.29 744
6 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.28 2,053
7 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.28 1,951
8 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.27 3,061
9 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.26 3,468
10 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.26 1,607
11 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.23 3,118
12 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRUTV 10:00 PM 30 0.23 469
13 GO-BIG SHOW TBS NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.23 785
14 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.23 1,683
15 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.22 1,637
16 REHAB ADDICT RESCUE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.21 1,175
17 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.21 1,632
18 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.21 2,673
19 BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 30 0.21 797
20 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: IOWA/WISCONSIN ESPN 7:00 PM 125 0.20 764
21 SWAMP PEOPLE HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.20 1,329
22 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.20 2,232
23 BATTLEBOTS: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.20 828
24 FLIPPING ACROSS AMERICA HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.20 926
25 SWAMP PEOPLE HISTORY 8:00 PM 58 0.19 990
26 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.19 1,502
27 SUMMER HOUSE BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.19 539
28 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 31 0.19 803
29 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.19 1,256
30 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.19 1,485
31 FIRST 48 CRITICAL MINUTES A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.18 689
32 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.18 2,097
33 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.18 685
34 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.18 3,067
35 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.18 1,321
36 SHE BELIEVES CUP L: USA/CANADA FOX SPORTS 1 7:00 PM 125 0.18 498
37 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.18 1,477
38 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.17 629
39 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.17 1,951
40 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.17 2,208
41 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 31 0.16 1,088
42 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.16 1,025
43 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.16 1,136
44 GROWING UP HIP HOP: ATL WETV 9:00 PM 60 0.16 394
45 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.15 2,044
46 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.15 1,979
47 KILLER CASES A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 63 0.15 596
48 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.15 1,301
49 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 13 0.15 466
50 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.15 2,058
51 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL: ADV HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:31 PM 30 0.14 918
52 FOX NEWS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.14 1,713
53 CASAGRANDES NICKELODEON 4:30 PM 30 0.14 508
54 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 9:28 PM 32 0.14 596
55 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.13 362
56 NBA PRE-GAME SHOW TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:05 PM 44 0.13 366
57 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.13 411
58 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.13 311
59 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 61 0.12 312
60 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.12 1,108
61 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.12 343
62 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.12 1,387
63 MAFS: COUPLES CAM LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 60 0.12 678
64 FEAR THY ROOMMATE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.11 533
65 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.11 339
66 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.11 235
67 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.11 993
68 FAST FOODIES TRUTV 10:30 PM 30 0.11 201
69 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:01 PM 59 0.11 308
70 GROWN-ISH FREEFORM 8:00 PM 30 0.11 299
71 TOONED IN NICKELODEON 5:00 PM 30 0.11 430
72 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.11 256
73 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.11 1,373
74 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.11 1,581
75 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 6:00 AM 60 0.11 242
76 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.10 1,583
77 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN 2:00 PM 30 0.10 236
78 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.10 327
79 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN 9:05 PM 109 0.10 486
80 REV, THE USA NETWORK 10:31 PM 31 0.10 401
81 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 2:30 PM 30 0.10 224
82 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.10 1,252
83 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.10 1,608
84 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.09 779
85 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.09 1,122
86 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.09 1,325
87 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN20 MTV 11:00 PM 30 0.09 285
88 PARA CAUGHT CAM REPACK: TPCC-3R1R04H TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.09 346
89 COLL BSKBL:BIG 10 L: RUTGERS/MICHIGAN FOX SPORTS 1 9:05 PM 124 0.09 355
90 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.09 1,451
91 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.09 1,211
92 REVENGE PRANK MTV 9:00 PM 30 0.09 219
93 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.09 1,236
94 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.08 1,322
95 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.08 1,280
96 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.08 1,522
97 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.08 1,252
98 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.08 183
99 PGA TOUR: GENESIS INVITATIONAL GOLF CHANNEL 2:00 PM 240 0.08 595
100 BUILT FOR MARS: THE PERSEVERANCE ROVER NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 120 0.07 528
101 NICK UNFILTERED NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.07 323
102 MSNBC LIVE W/A.MOHYELDIN MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.07 1,255
103 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 10:54 PM 66 0.07 261
104 NIGHTLY POP E! 11:30 PM 30 0.07 132
105 LIGA MX L: ATLETICO SAN LUIS / SANTOS LAGUNA TUDN 9:33 PM 150 0.07 175
106 DEER SQUAD NICK JR 8:00 PM 30 0.07 349
107 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN2 9:10 PM 119 0.07 232
108 PGA TOUR: FREEVIEW GOLF CHANNEL 6:00 PM 106 0.07 446
109 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.07 221
110 DEER SQUAD NICKELODEON 9:00 AM 30 0.06 202
111 MAFS: AUSTRALIA LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 63 0.06 519
112 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 573
113 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.06 1,394
114 DATELINE: SECRETS UNCOVRD: 945 DANGEROUS MAN, A PARTS 1 & 2 OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 120 0.06 377
115 GREG KELLY REPORTS NEWSMAX TV 7:00 PM 60 0.05 643
116 ALASKA: HOMBRES PRIMITIVO DISCOVERY EN ESPANOL 10:00 PM 60 0.05 116
117 VACCINE: CONQUERING COVID DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:00 PM 90 0.05 246
118 REAL BLAC CHYNA WETV 10:06 PM 60 0.05 157
119 MAFS: AUSTRALIA LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 60 0.05 477
120 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.05 143
121 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.05 309
122 SUBSTITUTE, THE NICKELODEON 7:30 PM 30 0.05 196
123 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.05 1,027
124 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 60 0.05 111
125 MYSTERIES OF ABANDONED SCIENCE 9:00 PM 60 0.05 373
126 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 11:00 AM 60 0.05 108
127 B1G MENS BASKETBALL L: OHIO STATE / PENN STATE BIG TEN NETWORK 8:11 PM 134 0.05 268
128 PEOPLE PUZZLER GSN 6:00 PM 30 0.05 490
129 GET UP: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.04 110
130 SQUAWK ALLEY CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.04 322
131 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.04 758
132 HERD L: 1427 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.04 123
133 FIRST TAKE ESPN2 12:00 PM 60 0.04 95
134 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.04 390
135 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 479
136 AMHQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.04 441
137 TENNIS: AUSTRALIAN OPEN: MENS SEMIFINAL ESPN2 1:00 PM 300 0.04 164
138 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.04 344
139 UNDISPUTED L: 1111 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.04 114
140 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.04 337
141 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 169
142 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.04 246
143 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: HOUSTON/WICHITA STATE ESPN2 7:00 PM 130 0.03 183
144 MASTER MINDS GSN 4:00 PM 30 0.03 558
145 SPICER & CO NEWSMAX TV 6:00 PM 60 0.03 456
146 FUTBOL CENTRAL L TUDN 9:00 PM 33 0.03 93
147 NASA MARS LANDING SCIENCE 10:00 PM 74 0.03 374
148 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.03 70
149 NASCAR RACE HUB L FOX SPORTS 1 6:01 PM 59 0.03 222
150 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.03 385

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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.




One Comment


  1. 69 Road Runner

    So does this mean that The Neighborhood is now officially CBS’s highest-rated sitcom?!



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