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February 3, 2017
 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.2.2017

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NETWORK FINALS:  SCANDAL lost 0.1 in final numbers.  Some less-rounded numbers for the new shows:  RIVERDALE 0.43, SUPERIOR DONUTS 1.92 (steady throughout the half-hour), POWERLESS 1.08 (down to 1.0 at 8:45PM), TRAINING DAY 0.88.  

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

Final Bcast 2017 Feb 02.THU

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  TNT’s NBA doubleheader held the top slots on Thursday cable, with the 0.88 for Golden State vs. Clippers far ahead of the 0.58 for Atlanta vs. Houston.  History’s ALONE edged up 0.02 to 0.50.  The 3 Fox News hours in the Top 10 were led by THE O’REILLY FACTOR at 0.48. HGTV’s FLIP OR FLOP gained 0.04 to 0.48, HOUSE HUNTERS jumped 0.15 to 0.43, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was at 0.37.  ESPN’s 30 FOR 30 documentary “This Was the XFL” was at 0.45.  On A&E, the season finale of NIGHTWATCH climbed 0.09 to 0.42, and THE FIRST 48 was up 0.07 to 0.38. Bravo’s TOP CHEF dropped 0.04 to 0.37, preceded by 0.07 for INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO. Lifetime’s PROJECT RUNWAY JR rose 0.03 to 0.29.  On Food Network, BEAT BOBBY FLAY slipped 0.02 to 0.28.  USA’s COLONY climbed 0.02 to 0.27.  On Spike, LIP SYNC BATTLE fell 0.12 to 0.26, and CARAOKE SHOWDOWN was down 0.04 to 0.12.  E!’s REVENGE BODY had a 0.05 bump to 0.23.  On CMT, NASHVILLE dropped 0.07 to 0.17.  FX’s BASKETS lost 0.11 to 0.14. On We, LA HAIR rose 0.04 to 0.13, and GHOSTS IN THE HOOD was at 0.07.  IFC’s PORTLANDIA gained 0.02 to 0.09.  POP’s IMPACT WRESTLING was steady at 0.07.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Final Cable 2017 Feb 02.THU

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Thursday February 2, 2017 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA BASKETBALL: GOLDEN STATE/LA CLIPPERS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:38 PM 158 0.88 2,353
2 NBA BASKETBALL: ATLANTA/HOUSTON TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:02 PM 156 0.58 1,472
3 ALONE HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.50 1,864
4 THE OREILLY FACTOR FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.48 4,691
5 FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.48 1,861
6 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.46 3,398
7 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.45 4,118
8 ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY ESPN 9:00 PM 90 0.45 917
9 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.43 1,934
10 NIGHTWATCH A&E NETWORK 10:00 PM 65 0.42 1,306
11 INSIDE THE NBA TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 1:16 AM 48 0.42 988
12 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.38 1,301
13 TOP CHEF BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.37 1,018
14 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.37 1,738
15 FIRST 100 DAYS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.36 3,083
16 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.35 3,440
17 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.33 913
18 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.33 1,351
19 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.33 3,412
20 CONAN TBS NETWORK 11:00 PM 60 0.33 712
21 STEVEN UNIVERSE THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:00 PM 30 0.30 1,153
22 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.30 2,201
23 PROJECT RUNWAY JUNIOR LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 62 0.29 1,129
24 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.29 1,179
25 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.29 2,306
26 BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 30 0.28 1,014
27 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.27 2,651
28 COLONY USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 62 0.27 817
29 ADVENTURE TIME THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:30 PM 30 0.27 996
30 ESPN ORIGINAL ENTERTNMENT ESPN 10:30 PM 60 0.26 515
31 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.26 2,554
32 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.26 1,952
33 DETECTIVES CLUB:NEW ORLEA INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.26 1,066
34 LIP SYNC BATTLE SPIKE TV 10:00 PM 32 0.26 627
35 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.26 1,187
36 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.26 2,614
37 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.26 2,338
38 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.25 742
39 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.25 1,098
40 IJ: INSIDE JOKES TRUTV 10:30 PM 30 0.25 477
41 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.25 2,395
42 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 30 0.24 1,545
43 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.23 1,147
44 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: MICHIGAN ST/NEBRASKA ESPN 7:00 PM 120 0.23 778
45 REVENGE BODY W KHLOE K E! 8:00 PM 60 0.23 456
46 ICE COLD KILLERS INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.23 1,165
47 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.22 1,832
48 MUTT & STUFF NICKELODEON 9:30 AM 30 0.22 822
49 MY 600-LB LIFE: SUPER SIZ: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 122 0.22 759
50 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.21 882
51 RIDE NICK-AT-NITE 8:00 PM 30 0.21 957
52 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.21 493
53 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.21 1,067
54 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.20 2,128
55 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.20 490
56 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:30 PM 30 0.20 372
57 NBA PRE-GAME SHOW TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:00 PM 62 0.19 490
58 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.19 1,347
59 AT MIDNIGHT COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 30 0.18 385
60 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.18 1,631
61 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:01 AM 59 0.18 349
62 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 61 0.18 335
63 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.18 905
64 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.18 1,065
65 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.18 470
66 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.18 361
67 NASHVILLE CMT 9:00 PM 62 0.17 750
68 SPORTSNATION        L ESPN 4:00 PM 30 0.17 384
69 POWER AND THE PRESIDENCY MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.17 1,368
70 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.17 824
71 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.17 383
72 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.17 875
73 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.17 1,961
74 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.17 843
75 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.17 869
76 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.17 838
77 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.16 328
78 WOLF CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.16 886
79 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.16 2,029
80 E! NEWS E! 11:00 PM 62 0.16 392
81 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.16 830
82 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.16 298
83 LIP SYNC BATTLE: TMI SPIKE TV 9:30 PM 30 0.15 375
84 COMEDY KNOCKOUT TRUTV 11:00 PM 30 0.15 299
85 MYSTERIES AT THE MUSEUM TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.15 638
86 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.15 551
87 SECRET LIVES OF SUPR RICH CNBC 10:00 PM 30 0.15 370
88 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.15 1,032
89 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 11:00 PM 30 0.15 333
90 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.14 621
91 BASKETS FX 10:00 PM 31 0.14 362
92 MYSTERIES AT THE MUSEUM TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.14 728
93 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.14 282
94 LA HAIR WETV 9:00 PM 60 0.13 410
95 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.13 274
96 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.13 323
97 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.12 267
98 FOR THE RECORD W/GRETA MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.12 814
99 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.12 276
100 CARAOKE SHOWDOWN SPIKE TV 10:32 PM 31 0.12 278
101 NOW YOU SEE ME 2: NOW YOU SEE ME 2 HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 129 0.11 261
102 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: ARIZONA/OREGON ESPN2 9:04 PM 120 0.11 413
103 BARSTOOL RUNDOWN, THE COMEDY CENTRAL 12:01 AM 31 0.10 217
104 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   L ESPN 1:30 PM 30 0.10 225
105 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: GONZAGA/BYU ESPN2 11:04 PM 130 0.10 383
106 TINY HOUSE BIG LIVING DIY NETWORK 9:30 PM 30 0.10 493
107 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.10 799
108 MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORN L: N/A ESPN2 6:00 AM 240 0.09 231
109 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.KORNACKI MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.09 688
110 PORTLANDIA IFC TV 10:00 PM 30 0.09 175
111 42: 42 HBO PRIME 4:20 PM 128 0.09 234
112 TINY HOUSE BIG LIVING DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.09 398
113 IDIOTEST GSN 10:30 PM 30 0.09 410
114 MSNBC LIVE W/K.SNOW MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.09 632
115 IDIOTEST GSN 10:00 PM 30 0.09 372
116 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.09 681
117 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.09 675
118 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.09 272
119 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.08 768
120 INDEPENDENCE DAY: INDEPENDENCE DAY HBO PRIME 1:30 PM 145 0.08 210
121 NFL INSIDERS  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.08 225
122 PRIMETIME JUSTICE HLN 8:00 PM 60 0.08 316
123 MY KNIGHT AND ME THE CARTOON NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.08 280
124 PRIME MOVIE 1: DUE DATE IFC TV 8:00 PM 120 0.08 177
125 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 6:30 PM 30 0.08 203
126 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.08 691
127 MSNBC LIVE W/ T.HALL MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.07 661
128 GHOSTS IN THE HOOD WETV 10:00 PM 60 0.07 211
129 IMPACT WRESTLING: 205 POP 8:00 PM 120 0.07 299
130 BRINGING UP BATES UP 9:00 PM 60 0.07 239
131 INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.07 274
132 DIVIDED GSN 9:30 PM 30 0.07 393
133 VICE NEWS TONIGHT HBO PRIME 7:31 PM 24 0.07 223
134 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.07 683
135 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.07 233
136 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: NY RANGERS/BUFFALO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:33 PM 170 0.07 269
137 GROUNDHOG DAY STORY, A ANIMAL PLANET 10:01 PM 60 0.07 217
138 AROUND THE HORN ESPN2 6:00 PM 30 0.07 145
139 YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, T POP 7:00 PM 60 0.07 525
140 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 247
141 LAS NOTICI..CON D.MAERKER GALAVISION 11:02 PM 43 0.06 157
142 RESTORATION GARAGE VELOCITY 10:00 PM 30 0.06 257
143 SUPER BOWL TONIGHT: SUPER BOWL TONIGHT NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.06 192
144 CROCPOCALYPSE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 11:00 PM 60 0.06 252
145 DIVIDED GSN 9:00 PM 30 0.06 377
146 EVEREST RESCUE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.06 149
147 BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, T POP 6:30 PM 30 0.06 344
148 DESUS & MERO VICELAND 11:00 PM 30 0.06 86
149 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.06 241
150 SUPER BOWL COMMERCIALS NFL NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.06 212

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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.