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July 31, 2020

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 7.30.2020

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  After adjustment for local coverage, the FOX MLB games were at 0.4/0.3.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  As expected, TNT’s coverage of the NBA’s return towered over the rest of cable, with the Lakers vs. Clippers game at 1.56 and the Jazz vs. Pelicans game at 0.95.  (FYI, last week’s doubleheader return of MLB baseball was at 1.22/0.94.)  Bravo’s REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC edged up 0.02 to 0.38.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.34/0.54/4M, with CNN NEWSROOM at 0.27/0.39/2M, and MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.22/0.35/2.9M.  On MTV, DOUBLE SHOT AT LOVE gained 0.04 to 0.29, and REVENGE PRANK ticked up to 0.15.  A&E’s THE FIRST 48 ticked up to 0.27, and COURT CAM was at 0.22/0.20 compared to last week’s 0.24/0.23.  On USA, CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST rose 0.06 to 0.25.  On History, ALONE ticked down to 0.24, and MOUNTAIN MEN was down 0.05 to 0.14.  On HGTV, FLIPPING ACROSS AMERICA was at 0.23/0.22 compared to last week’s 0.18, and HOUSE HUNTERS was up 0.04 to 0.21.  Adult Swim’s 12 OZ MOUSE lost 0.02 to 0.22.  On ID, DEVIL AMONG US climbed 0.06 to 0.21, and A TIME TO KILL was at 0.18.  Food Network’s RESTAURANT: IMPOSSIBLE was at 0.21/0.16, compared to last week’s 0.22.  TLC’s DR PIMPLE POPPER was at 0.20/0.19, compared to last week’s 0.16.  We’s MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP rose 0.04 to 0.20.  TBS’s LOST RESORT ticked down to 0.16.  On Lifetime, MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT: COUPLE CAM ticked up to 0.11, and AUSTRALIA was at 0.09/0.07 compared to last week’s 0.08/0.07.  FXX’s CAKE ticked down to 0.03. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Thursday July 30, 2020 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA BASKETBALL: CLIPPERS/LAKERS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:21 PM 175 1.56 3,352
2 NBA BASKETBALL: JAZZ/PELICANS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 6:31 PM 170 0.95 2,112
3 INSIDE THE NBA TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 12:16 AM 60 0.62 1,291
4 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.38 1,180
5 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.34 4,033
6 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.30 3,783
7 DOUBLE SHOT AT LOVE S2 MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.29 514
8 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.29 3,080
9 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.27 914
10 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.27 1,969
11 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 9:01 PM 31 0.25 942
12 ALONE HISTORY 10:03 PM 91 0.24 1,252
13 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.24 1,767
14 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.24 1,829
15 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.24 3,200
16 FLIP OR FLOP REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:30 PM 30 0.24 1,256
17 FLIPPING ACROSS AMERICA HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.23 1,364
18 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.23 2,723
19 FLIPPING ACROSS AMERICA HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 60 0.22 1,240
20 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.22 1,557
21 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.22 2,927
22 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.22 1,656
23 12 OZ MOUSE ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 15 0.22 407
24 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.22 1,896
25 COURT CAM A&E NETWORK 10:00 PM 30 0.22 829
26 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.22 1,745
27 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.22 1,715
28 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.21 1,579
29 DEVIL AMONG US INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.21 853
30 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 PM 30 0.21 974
31 RESTAURANT IMPOSSIBLE FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.21 936
32 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.20 2,250
33 COURT CAM A&E NETWORK 10:30 PM 30 0.20 817
34 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.20 1,495
35 DR. PIMPLE POPPER:POP UPS TLC 9:00 PM 60 0.20 1,182
36 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.20 1,697
37 MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP: RS WETV 9:00 PM 61 0.20 493
38 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.20 1,540
39 DR. PIMPLE POPPER: WATN TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.19 1,107
40 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.19 1,253
41 CNN GLOBAL TOWN HALL CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.19 1,547
42 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 58 0.18 606
43 TIME TO KILL, A INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.18 750
44 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.18 2,384
45 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.18 2,491
46 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.18 2,126
47 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.18 587
48 GHOST ADV: SCREAMING ROOM TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.17 439
49 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.17 565
50 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 12:00 AM 58 0.17 616
51 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.17 1,018
52 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.16 2,049
53 RESTAURANT IMPOSSIBLE FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 30 0.16 705
54 LOST RESORT TBS NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.16 430
55 NBA PRE-GAME SHOW TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 5:00 PM 91 0.16 313
56 DEADLINE: WH SPECIAL MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.15 2,214
57 MSNBC PRESS CONFERENCE MSNBC 5:41 PM 32 0.15 1,983
58 REVENGE PRANK MTV 9:00 PM 30 0.15 316
59 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.15 2,338
60 MOUNTAIN MEN HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.14 1,546
61 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 41 0.14 2,160
62 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:13 PM 47 0.14 1,942
63 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.13 1,887
64 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 50 0.13 1,750
65 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.13 919
66 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.13 1,834
67 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 14 0.13 403
68 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE: JOHN LEWIS MEMORIAL MSNBC 11:00 AM 240 0.13 1,912
69 FUNERAL OF JOHN LEWIS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:50 AM 10 0.12 1,261
70 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.12 1,446
71 TACOMA FD TRUTV 10:00 PM 30 0.12 251
72 MAFS: COUPLES CAM LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 60 0.11 609
73 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.11 400
74 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.11 1,551
75 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.10 253
76 BILL HEMMER REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.10 1,114
77 MLS REGULAR SEASON      L: PHILADELPHIA/KANSAS CITY ESPN 7:56 PM 131 0.09 238
78 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.09 776
79 MAFS: AUSTRALIA LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 63 0.09 534
80 BBQ PITMASTERS FOOD NETWORK 3:00 PM 60 0.09 416
81 PUPPY DOG PALS DISNEY CHANNEL 9:30 AM 24 0.09 409
82 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 11:00 AM 120 0.09 269
83 BBQ PITMASTERS FOOD NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.09 356
84 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.09 222
85 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.09 1,141
86 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.09 301
87 STRANGE EVIDENCE SCIENCE 9:00 PM 60 0.08 421
88 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.08 1,277
89 WHEN SHARKS ATTACK DD NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.08 345
90 MEGA HAMMERHEAD NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:03 PM 60 0.08 377
91 DEAD FILES POPUPS TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.08 307
92 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:52 AM 128 0.08 222
93 PARAMOUNT NETWORK MOVIE: RUSH HOUR 2 (2001) PARAMOUNT 10:00 PM 125 0.08 278
94 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.08 347
95 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.07 1,327
96 MAFS: AUSTRALIA LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 60 0.07 469
97 BBQ PITMASTERS FOOD NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.07 305
98 FUNERAL OF JOHN LEWIS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.07 825
99 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN 4:00 PM 30 0.07 163
100 CLOSING BELL: N/A CNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.07 307
101 MIRA, ROYAL DETECTIVE DISNEY CHANNEL 9:00 AM 24 0.07 329
102 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.07 160
103 PGA TOUR: 2020 WGC-FEDEX ST JUDE GOLF CHANNEL 1:58 PM 302 0.06 542
104 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.06 1,280
105 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.06 300
106 WHEN SHARKS ATTACK COMP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 63 0.06 328
107 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 598
108 POWER LUNCH CNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.06 273
109 TFD: TALKOMA TRUTV 10:30 PM 30 0.06 136
110 MLB REGULAR SEASON L: SAN DIEGO PADRES/SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 PM 265 0.06 222
111 CORN AND PEG NICK JR 5:00 PM 30 0.06 263
112 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.06 176
113 SQUAWK ALLEY CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.06 300
114 UNDISPUTED L: 967 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.06 115
115 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:16 AM 60 0.06 170
116 FUNERAL OF JOHN LEWIS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.06 683
117 FUNERAL OF JOHN LEWIS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.06 595
118 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.05 285
119 GREAT DEBATE, THE SYFY 11:00 PM 41 0.05 163
120 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.05 183
121 AFTERNOON BASEBALL GAME: WAS AT TOR MLB NETWORK 4:05 PM 215 0.05 175
122 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN2 6:00 PM 60 0.05 128
123 FUNERAL OF JOHN LEWIS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.05 540
124 MLB TONIGHT BP MLB NETWORK 7:40 PM 20 0.05 181
125 DIRT EVERY DAY MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 30 0.04 189
126 SNAPPED: KILLER COUPLES OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.04 262
127 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 5:00 PM 30 0.04 78
128 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 456
129 NBA: THE JUMP ESPN2 4:00 PM 60 0.04 78
130 HERD L: 1287 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.04 89
131 NFL LIVE ESPN2 3:00 PM 60 0.04 98
132 CBS NWS SP RP: JOHN LEWIS: CBS+BET+BETHER REP J LEWIS MEM BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:45 AM 255 0.04 139
133 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 185
134 SPONGEBOB NICKTOONS 10:30 PM 30 0.03 137
135 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 60 0.03 74
136 FAST MONEY CNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.03 264
137 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 173
138 WNBA  BASKETBALL        L ESPN 6:00 PM 116 0.03 168
139 MAD MONEY CNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.03 252
140 MLB TONIGHT PRIME: MLBT PRIME MLB NETWORK 8:00 PM 240 0.03 102
141 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.03 237
142 PGA TOUR: 2020 BARRACUDA CHP GOLF CHANNEL 7:00 PM 150 0.03 147
143 BRINGING UP BATES UP 9:00 PM 30 0.03 222
144 NIGHTLY POP E! 11:30 PM 30 0.03 101
145 CAKE FXX 10:00 PM 33 0.03 60
146 SQUAWK BOX: N/A CNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.03 136
147 LOUD HOUSE NICKTOONS 9:00 PM 30 0.03 99
148 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.03 170
149 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN2 5:30 PM 30 0.03 76
150 INSANE POOLS REPACK DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.03 105

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PREVIOUS THURSDAY CABLE & BROADCAST NATIONALS

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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.




4 Comments


  1. 69 Road Runner

    Wow. That Lakers game really rang up some ratings.


  2. Rilm

    Tacoma FD came back…very quiet last week (under 200k live), nice bump this week in viewers and 18-49


  3. JoeyB

    Any rating for Cannonball on USA at 10 PM?



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