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April 2, 2021

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 4.1.2021

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  There were significant adjustments (to the next tenth) for STATION 19, GREY’S ANATOMY, YOUNG SHELDON, UNITED STATES OF AL, SVU, and LAW & ORDER: ORGANIZED CRIME.  In addition, CLARICE fell to the next-lowest tenth after adjustment. 

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS: Note that presumably because of its “sneak peek” run after an NCAA game, the official premiere of TBS’s WIPEOUT was listed by Nielsen as a rerun and doesn’t appear on the chart below.  Its 18-49 rating was 0.33 and it had 1.06M total viewers.

TNT’s NBA doubleheader was at 0.33/0.23.  On MTV, FLORIBAMA SHORE was at 0.30 compared to last week’s 0.26/0.26.  A&E’s THE FIRST 48 was at 0.28/0.15 compared to last week’s 0.25, and NIGHTWATCH was steady at 0.18.  ESPN’s OPENING DAY BASEBALL games were at 0.28/0.25/0.21.  On History, SWAMP PEOPLE returned at 0.26/0.16/0.14.  The season premiere of Bravo’s TOP CHEF was at 0.24.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.23/0.42/2.9M, with CNN’s LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER at 0.22/0.31/1.4M, and MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.22/0.39/3.1M.  On HGTV, HOUSE HUNTERS was at 0.22, NO DEMO RENO ticked up to 0.20, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL ticked down to 0.16.  Tru’s IMPRACTICAL JOKERS slipped 0.02 to 0.20.  On E!, KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS fell 0.08 to 0.18.  On Food Network, RESTAURANT: IMPOSSIBLE ticked down to 0.16, and DINNER: IMPOSSIBLE was up 0.02 to 0.13.  On USA, CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST tumbled a tenth to 0.14, and SHE’S THE BOSS was down 0.03 to 0.10.  Bravo’s SUMMER HOUSE fell 0.04 to 0.13.  On Lifetime, MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT: AUSTRALIA was at 0.07/0.07 compared to last week’s 0.08/0.07.  On We, WAKA & TAMMY was steady at 0.07, and THE REAL BLAC CHYNA ticked up to 0.04.  FXX’s CAKE was steady at 0.03/90K. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Thursday April 1, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA BASKETBALL: NUGGETS/CLIPPERS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:14 PM 146 0.33 889
2 FLORIBAMA SHORE SSN4 MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.30 528
3 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 61 0.28 910
4 MLB OPENING DAY      L: TORONTO/NEW YORK YANKEES ESPN 1:00 PM 235 0.28 910
5 SWAMP PEOPLE HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.26 1,515
6 MLB OPENING DAY      L ESPN 4:55 PM 59 0.25 884
7 TOP CHEF BRAVO 8:00 PM 75 0.24 829
8 FLIP OR FLOP REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.24 1,224
9 NBA BASKETBALL: HORNETS/BKN NETS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:43 PM 151 0.23 635
10 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.23 2,920
11 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.22 1,419
12 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.22 1,328
13 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.22 3,076
14 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.21 1,557
15 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.21 2,567
16 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.21 1,459
17 MLB OPENING DAY      L: HOUSTON/OAKLAND ESPN 10:00 PM 216 0.21 655
18 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRUTV 10:00 PM 30 0.20 441
19 NO DEMO RENO HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.20 1,120
20 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 7:59 PM 61 0.19 641
21 BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 30 0.19 711
22 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.18 2,032
23 KEEPING UP KARDASHIANS E! 8:00 PM 59 0.18 542
24 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.18 1,426
25 NIGHTWATCH A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 63 0.18 599
26 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.18 1,419
27 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.18 1,324
28 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.17 1,298
29 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.16 1,176
30 SWAMP PEOPLE HISTORY 8:00 PM 58 0.16 769
31 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.16 1,130
32 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.16 2,679
33 RESTAURANT IMPOSSIBLE FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.16 674
34 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.16 1,189
35 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 58 0.15 576
36 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.15 1,198
37 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.15 1,124
38 SWAMP PEOPLE SPECIALS HISTORY 10:03 PM 60 0.14 861
39 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.14 1,489
40 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 32 0.14 545
41 INSIDE THE NBA TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 12:40 AM 73 0.14 338
42 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.13 1,123
43 BASEBALL TONIGHT  L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.13 375
44 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.13 1,559
45 SUMMER HOUSE BRAVO 9:15 PM 60 0.13 421
46 DEREK CHAUVIN TRIAL HLN 5:00 PM 60 0.13 628
47 DINNER IMPOSSIBLE FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.13 574
48 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.13 2,211
49 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.13 1,382
50 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.13 348
51 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.13 1,041
52 BASEBALL TONIGHT  L ESPN 9:00 PM 60 0.13 514
53 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.12 1,784
54 HALL OF FLAME TOP 100 COMEDY CENTRAL 10:00 PM 60 0.12 303
55 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.12 1,447
56 DEREK CHAUVIN TRIAL HLN 4:00 PM 60 0.12 567
57 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.12 1,774
58 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.12 752
59 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.12 1,631
60 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:36 AM 60 0.12 291
61 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.12 810
62 MICKEYS GREAT CLUBHOUSE H DISNEY JUNIOR 9:20 AM 50 0.11 316
63 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.11 1,138
64 FAST FOODIES TRUTV 10:30 PM 30 0.11 214
65 BATTLEBOTS: BOUNTY HUNTER: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 131 0.11 588
66 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.10 1,512
67 AYMAN MOHYELDIN REPORTS MSNBC 3:48 PM 12 0.10 1,263
68 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.10 344
69 DEREK CHAUVIN TRIAL HLN 12:00 PM 60 0.10 458
70 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.10 1,332
71 DEREK CHAUVIN TRIAL HLN 3:00 PM 60 0.10 481
72 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION L ESPN2 5:30 PM 30 0.10 363
73 BIG SCREEN MOVIE: MR. & MRS. SMITH FREEFORM 8:30 PM 150 0.10 233
74 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:00 PM 47 0.10 1,631
75 SHES THE BOSS USA NETWORK 10:32 PM 31 0.10 287
76 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 2:32 PM 76 0.10 1,208
77 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 4:47 PM 59 0.10 1,638
78 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 58 0.09 308
79 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 5:46 PM 14 0.09 1,752
80 DEREK CHAUVIN TRIAL HLN 1:00 PM 60 0.09 445
81 FOX NEWS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.09 1,429
82 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.09 1,522
83 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 12:17 PM 73 0.09 1,337
84 COMEDY MARATHON: INTERNSHIP, THE AMC 7:00 PM 165 0.09 271
85 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 17 0.09 1,214
86 NBA PRE-GAME SHOW TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:30 PM 13 0.08 237
87 DEREK CHAUVIN TRIAL HLN 6:00 PM 60 0.08 343
88 PARANORMAL CAUGHT ON CAM TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.08 310
89 DEREK CHAUVIN TRIAL HLN 11:00 AM 60 0.08 386
90 CAT-TOON NETWORK THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:00 AM 30 0.08 172
91 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 32 0.08 1,149
92 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.08 1,225
93 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.08 630
94 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 216
95 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:30 PM 30 0.08 1,207
96 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 10:23 AM 67 0.07 1,172
97 DATELINE: SECRETS UNCOVRD OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.07 360
98 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.07 1,154
99 ELLIOTT FROM EARTH THE CARTOON NETWORK 9:00 AM 15 0.07 194
100 CRAIG MELVIN REPORTS MSNBC 11:30 AM 30 0.07 1,219
101 DEREK CHAUVIN TRIAL HLN 2:00 PM 60 0.07 412
102 MAFS: AUSTRALIA LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 60 0.07 556
103 FOR REAL STORY REALITY TV E! 9:00 PM 60 0.07 211
104 WHAT ON EARTH SCIENCE 10:00 PM 60 0.07 338
105 WAKA & TAMMY WETV 9:00 PM 60 0.07 210
106 MAFS: AUSTRALIA LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 63 0.07 557
107 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.07 1,082
108 MY 600-LB LIFE: SUPER SIZ: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.07 343
109 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 10:00 AM 23 0.07 1,107
110 ELLIOTT FROM EARTH THE CARTOON NETWORK 9:15 AM 15 0.07 176
111 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.07 1,086
112 AROUND THE HORN ESPN2 5:02 PM 28 0.07 189
113 AFTERNOON MOVIE: MY COUSIN VINNY FREEFORM 3:30 PM 150 0.06 190
114 MLB OPENING DAY      L ESPN2 4:00 PM 62 0.06 236
115 DEREK CHAUVIN TRIAL HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.06 287
116 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN2 12:00 AM 60 0.06 158
117 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.06 1,039
118 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.06 1,041
119 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.06 845
120 STRANGE EVIDENCE SCIENCE 9:00 PM 60 0.06 306
121 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRUTV 1:00 AM 30 0.06 145
122 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN2 2:30 PM 30 0.06 148
123 COLL SLAM DUNK & 3PT L: N/A ESPN2 9:00 PM 131 0.06 203
124 UNDISPUTED L: 1141 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.06 155
125 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN2 11:11 PM 49 0.06 183
126 STEPHANIE RUHLE REPORTS MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.06 1,176
127 PGA TOUR: VALERO TEXAS OPEN GOLF CHANNEL 4:00 PM 180 0.05 419
128 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: CAROLINA/CHICAGO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 8:03 PM 160 0.05 187
129 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 411
130 PEOPLE PUZZLER GSN 6:00 PM 30 0.05 370
131 SWAMP PEOPLE SPECIALS HISTORY 1:04 AM 60 0.05 285
132 LBZ NEXT GENERATION FL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 15 0.05 476
133 OVERSERVED WITH LVP E! 10:00 PM 30 0.05 152
134 SPORTSCENTER SPECIAL ESPN2 8:00 PM 60 0.05 171
135 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 527
136 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: MINNESOTA/LAS VEGAS NBC SPORTS NETWORK 10:43 PM 155 0.05 129
137 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 2:00 PM 30 0.05 106
138 NIGHTLY POP E! 11:30 PM 30 0.05 139
139 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN2 3:00 PM 60 0.04 105
140 LBZ NEXT GEN SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.04 407
141 REAL BLAC CHYNA WETV 11:00 PM 62 0.04 126
142 QUIEN DA MAS S8 UNIVERSO 5:30 PM 30 0.04 71
143 QUIEN DA MAS S8 UNIVERSO 5:00 PM 30 0.04 56
144 FOR MY MAN TV ONE 9:00 PM 60 0.04 117
145 TS MADISON EXPERIENCE WETV 10:00 PM 60 0.04 119
146 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 1:00 PM 60 0.04 106
147 CHAIN REACTION (GSN) GSN 5:00 PM 30 0.04 404
148 FIRST THINGS FIRST L: 902 FOX SPORTS 1 7:30 AM 120 0.03 76
149 LPGA TOUR: ANA INSPIRATION GOLF CHANNEL 7:00 PM 120 0.03 207
150 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 12:00 PM 60 0.03 104

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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.




7 Comments


  1. Luis

    Where’s Wipeout?


  2. Martin

    Do you have 101 Dalmatian Street at 8 & 8:30 am on Disney XD? Thanks.


  3. Shan

    Cake numbers on FXX, please.


  4. 69 Road Runner

    I watched Law & Order and Organized Crime block live last Thursday even though I’m a couple seasons behind on my DVR viewing of SVU. It looks like a lot of Nielsen viewers came out of the woodwork for L&O last week as well!



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