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June 3, 2016
 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 6.2.2016

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NETWORK FINALS:  More or less as expected, the NBA FINALS adjusted up to 7.3 in final numbers, while the reshuffling of west coast numbers sent the mini-JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE down to 1.2. Elsewhere, THE BIG BANG THEORY rerun gained 0.1, but AMERICAN GRIT lost the same.

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

Final Bcast 2016 Jun THU.02

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Even with the NBA competition, USA’s WWE telecast topped Thursday cable, up 0.08 to 0.67.  Spike’s LIP SYNC BATTLE climbed 0.08 to 0.42.  The breakdown of the final night of ROOTS was as follows:  on History, down 0.09 to 0.42; on Lifetime, up 0.04 to 0.33; on A&E, down 0.05 to 0.29; and on LMN, down 0.03 to 0.11.  Bravo’s MILLION DOLLAR LISTING held at 0.40, and a lead-out preview of the new season of ODD MOM OUT was at 0.16.  On We, BRAXTON FAMILY VALUES jumped 0.14 to 0.40, and MATCH MADE IN HEAVEN gained 0.03 to 0.20.  The season finale of FX’s ARCHER was steady at 0.38.  RIDICULOUSNESS returned to MTV at 0.38/0.34.  On HGTV, HOUSE HUNTERS ticked down to 0.37, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was at 0.36, with VINTAGE FLIP at 0.30/0.29.  Comedy Central’s INSIDE AMY SCHUMER rose 0.08 to 0.37.  Food Network’s BEAT BOBBY FLAY was up 0.02 to 0.36. TLC’s FAT CHANCE was at 0.15.  Tru’s COMEDY KNOCKOUT edged up 0.02 to 0.14.  BBCAmerica’s ORPHAN BLACK was steady at 0.10, and AFTER THE BLACK lost a tick to 0.04/112K.  Showtime’s SUBMISSION fell 0.02 to 0.01/98K.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Final Cable 2016 Jun THU.02

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Thursday June 2, 2016 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 WWE SMACKDOWN: WWE SMACKDOWN USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.67 2,169
2 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 77 0.49 1,066
3 LIP SYNC BATTLE SPIKE TV 10:00 PM 32 0.42 940
4 ROOTS: ROOTS PART 4 HISTORY 9:00 PM 129 0.42 1,883
5 MILLION DOLLAR LISTING NY BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.40 1,194
6 BRAXTON FAMILY VALUES WETV 9:00 PM 60 0.40 930
7 ARCHER FX 10:00 PM 34 0.38 708
8 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN7B MTV 10:31 PM 31 0.38 751
9 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.37 1,615
10 INSIDE AMY SCHUMER COMEDY CENTRAL 10:00 PM 30 0.37 696
11 BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 30 0.36 1,206
12 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.36 1,640
13 STEVEN UNIVERSE THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:00 PM 30 0.35 1,552
14 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:17 AM 43 0.34 704
15 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L: N/A ESPN 6:00 PM 150 0.34 767
16 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN7B MTV 10:00 PM 31 0.34 719
17 BLAZE & THE MONSTER MCHNS NICKELODEON 1:30 PM 30 0.33 1,466
18 ROOTS: ROOTS PART 4 LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 129 0.33 1,281
19 REGULAR SHOW THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:30 PM 30 0.31 1,251
20 VINTAGE FLIP HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 PM 30 0.30 1,175
21 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.29 776
22 VINTAGE FLIP HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:30 PM 30 0.29 1,209
23 CLARENCE THE CARTOON NETWORK 5:30 PM 30 0.29 1,383
24 ROOTS: ROOTS PART 4 A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 129 0.29 1,024
25 AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL THE CARTOON NETWORK 5:00 PM 30 0.28 1,414
26 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.28 573
27 LIFE BELOW ZERO NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHNL 9:00 PM 60 0.27 1,463
28 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:00 PM 60 0.26 560
29 LAS VEGAS LAW INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.24 878
30 THE OREILLY FACTOR FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.24 2,963
31 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.22 535
32 RIVER MONSTERS: SECRETS A ANIMAL PLANET 8:00 PM 61 0.20 645
33 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.20 1,786
34 MATCH MADE IN HEAVEN WETV 10:00 PM 60 0.20 449
35 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.20 1,210
36 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.19 410
37 AROUND THE HORN ESPN2 5:00 PM 30 0.19 412
38 LONE STAR LAW ANIMAL PLANET 10:03 PM 64 0.19 801
39 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.18 362
40 KELLY FILE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.18 2,192
41 TRAINWRECK: TRAINWRECK HBO PRIME 7:50 PM 125 0.18 394
42 PORT PROTECTION COMP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHNL 10:00 PM 60 0.17 980
43 HIS & HERS  L ESPN2 12:00 PM 60 0.17 349
44 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN2 2:30 PM 30 0.17 379
45 NORTH WOODS LAW ANIMAL PLANET 9:01 PM 62 0.17 704
46 E! NEWS E! 11:02 PM 62 0.17 465
47 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 10:00 AM 60 0.16 344
48 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.16 877
49 COLL SOFTBALL WRLD SRS  L: UCLA/AUBURN ESPN 2:45 PM 165 0.16 474
50 ODD MOM OUT BRAVO 10:00 PM 62 0.16 411
51 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE  L ESPN2 4:30 PM 30 0.16 349
52 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 6:30 PM 30 0.15 359
53 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.15 813
54 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.15 2,105
55 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.15 311
56 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.15 888
57 FAT CHANCE TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.15 441
58 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.14 2,048
59 COMEDY KNOCKOUT TRUTV 10:30 PM 31 0.14 315
60 COLL SOFTBALL WRLD SRS  L ESPN2 7:00 PM 27 0.14 458
61 NCAA STUDIO UPDATE  L ESPN 2:18 PM 27 0.14 343
62 NBA: THE JUMP  L ESPN2 3:30 PM 30 0.14 295
63 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.14 1,179
64 SPORTSNATION ESPN2 4:00 PM 30 0.14 296
65 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.14 314
66 X GAMES                 L: AUSTIN, TX ESPN 8:30 PM 150 0.14 309
67 FURIOUS 7: FURIOUS 7 HBO PRIME 5:30 PM 137 0.13 302
68 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.13 1,388
69 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 11:00 AM 60 0.13 307
70 COLL SOFTBALL WRLD SRS  L: GEORGIA/FLORIDA STATE ESPN 12:00 PM 138 0.13 334
71 MSNBC BREAKING NEWS MSNBC 11:00 PM 32 0.13 751
72 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.13 722
73 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.12 715
74 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.12 984
75 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.12 680
76 REAL STORY W/G.CARLSON FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.12 1,135
77 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.12 796
78 INTERN, THE: INTERN, THE HBO PRIME 1:20 PM 121 0.12 336
79 ROOTS: ROOTS PART 4 LIFETIME MOVIE NETWORK 9:00 PM 129 0.11 560
80 ON THE RECORD W/GRETA FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.11 1,561
81 WOMENS INTL FRIENDLY L: USA/JAPAN FOX SPORTS 1 9:14 PM 136 0.11 299
82 NCAA STUDIO UPDATE  L ESPN2 7:27 PM 63 0.11 336
83 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.11 1,346
84 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.11 813
85 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.10 1,179
86 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.10 1,380
87 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.10 671
88 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.10 773
89 ORPHAN BLACK BBC-AMERICA 10:00 PM 60 0.10 245
90 AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR: 802 ESQUIRE NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.10 270
91 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.10 616
92 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.10 1,180
93 MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORN L: N/A ESPN2 6:00 AM 240 0.10 254
94 DUDE PERFECT SHOW CMT 9:00 PM 30 0.09 225
95 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.09 1,199
96 LEGAL VIEW CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.09 580
97 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.09 759
98 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.09 875
99 GOONIES, THE: GOONIES, THE POP 8:00 PM 150 0.09 199
100 WOLF CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.09 585
101 2016 BET NOMINATION SPX BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 7:00 PM 60 0.09 210
102 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.09 1,131
103 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.08 1,249
104 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.08 546
105 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.08 490
106 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.08 324
107 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.08 474
108 NANCY GRACE HLN 8:00 PM 60 0.08 383
109 BRINGING UP BATES UP 9:00 PM 60 0.08 280
110 SPECIAL REELZCHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.08 300
111 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.08 436
112 MAZE RUNNER, THE HBO PRIME 3:30 PM 114 0.07 178
113 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 432
114 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.07 633
115 YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, T POP 7:00 PM 60 0.07 435
116 QUINCY JONES: BURNING THE HBO PRIME 10:00 PM 53 0.07 173
117 PURGE, THE: ANARCHY HBO PRIME 12:55 AM 103 0.07 137
118 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 295
119 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.06 374
120 NBA GAMETIME LIVE-FNLS L NBA-TV 7:00 PM 107 0.06 163
121 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.06 264
122 INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY L: ENGLAND/PORTUGAL FOX SPORTS 1 2:30 PM 150 0.06 145
123 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.06 668
124 WITH ALL DUE RESPECT MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.06 566
125 GRAHAM NORTON SHOW BBC-AMERICA 11:30 PM 60 0.06 153
126 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L: N/A ESPN2 8:30 PM 150 0.06 208
127 NBA GAMETIME FNLS RECAP L NBA-TV 11:39 PM 114 0.06 159
128 CARNIVAL EATS COOKING CHANNEL 9:00 PM 30 0.06 217
129 MSNBC BREAKING NEWS MSNBC 2:24 PM 96 0.06 629
130 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.06 457
131 PGA TOUR: 2016 MEMORIAL TOURN GOLF CHANNEL 3:30 PM 180 0.05 510
132 GOLF CENTRAL-POST GOLF CHANNEL 6:30 PM 60 0.05 238
133 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: BOS AT BAL/KC AT CLE MLB NETWORK 7:00 PM 184 0.05 297
134 ANIMATION DOMINATION FXX 12:00 AM 63 0.05 94
135 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.05 668
136 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.05 194
137 BEACH BITES W/ KATIE LEE COOKING CHANNEL 10:00 PM 30 0.05 180
138 CARNIVAL EATS COOKING CHANNEL 9:30 PM 30 0.05 214
139 NOTICIERO CON J. DORIGA GALAVISION 11:32 PM 53 0.05 117
140 WHATS MY CAR WORTH VELOCITY 8:00 PM 30 0.05 195
141 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.05 99
142 DR DREW HLN 7:00 PM 60 0.05 217
143 BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, T POP 6:30 PM 30 0.05 258
144 KNIGHTS TALE, A: KNIGHTS TALE, A MAXPRIME 7:45 PM 132 0.05 103
145 LOCURA DEPORTIVA CAC UNIVISION DEPORTES 6:00 PM 60 0.05 78
146 BOY MEETS WORLD TEENNICK 9:30 PM 30 0.05 161
147 LINEA DE CUATRO CAC UNIVISION DEPORTES 11:30 PM 30 0.05 87
148 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 2:00 PM 24 0.05 491
149 BOY MEETS WORLD TEENNICK 9:00 PM 30 0.04 165
150 NBA TONIGHT     L ESPN2 1:00 AM 30 0.04 122

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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.