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July 9, 2019

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 7.4.2019

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  ELEMENTARY and the reruns of the MACY’S JULY 4TH FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR, MASTERCHEF, MOM, FAMILY FOOD FIGHT and REEF BREAK each dropped 0.1 in final numbers 

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  July 4th events dominated holiday cable.  ESPN2’s GREAT AMERICAN EVENTS, aka the Nathan’s Hot-Dog Eating Contest, jumped 0.12 from last year to 0.55, and its lead-out CORNHOLE was at 0.25, up 0.06 from last year’s airing in the same timeslot.  The Presidential military pageant gave Fox News the big wins for holiday news, peaking in the 7PM hour with SPECIAL REPORT WITH BRET BAIER at 0.45/0.70/4.9M, with CNN’s SITUATION ROOM at 0.19/0.26/1.3M, while MSNBC didn’t appear to air original programming in primetime.  USA aired an original episode of QUEEN OF THE SOUTH, down 0.06 to 0.22.  ESPn’s WIMBLEDON coverage was at 0.20, with an afternoon MLB game at 0.17.  On HGTV, HOUSE HUNTERS INTL lost 0.05 to 0.20, HOUSE HUNTERS dropped 0.08 to 0.17.  Food Network’s BEAT BOBBY FLAY fell 0.12 to 0.15.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 100 Original Cable Telecasts: Thursday July 4, 2019 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 GREAT AMERICAN EVENTS  L ESPN2 12:00 PM 61 0.55 1,361
2 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.45 4,872
3 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.28 3,304
4 CORNHOLE            L ESPN2 1:01 PM 119 0.25 648
5 TUCKER CARLSON SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.22 2,722
6 QUEEN OF THE SOUTH USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 61 0.22 720
7 TENNIS: WIMBLEDON       L: SECOND ROUND ESPN 6:00 AM 600 0.20 1,144
8 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.20 1,153
9 4TH OF JULY MOVIES: GET HARD TBS NETWORK 12:30 PM 120 0.19 470
10 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.19 1,326
11 SITUATION ROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.19 1,481
12 SP FIXER UPPER HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 AM 60 0.18 638
13 HANNITY SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.17 2,128
14 FIVE, THE SPCL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:10 PM 50 0.17 2,131
15 MLB HOLIDAY L: CHICAGO CUBS/PITTSBURGH ESPN 4:00 PM 194 0.17 826
16 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.17 1,369
17 SP HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.17 1,106
18 INGRAHAM ANGLE SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.16 1,797
19 4TH OF JULY MOVIES: FIST FIGHT TBS NETWORK 10:30 AM 120 0.16 352
20 BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 30 0.15 609
21 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.15 1,086
22 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:00 PM 60 0.15 434
23 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.14 1,108
24 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.14 1,834
25 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.14 1,694
26 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.14 365
27 OUTNUMBERED SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.14 1,782
28 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.14 376
29 SR/CA EARTHQUAKE CVG FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:55 PM 15 0.13 1,849
30 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.13 1,872
31 MLB HOLIDAY L: PHILADELPHIA/ATLANTA ESPN 7:14 PM 220 0.13 582
32 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.13 1,076
33 4TH OF JULY MOVIES: WEDDING CRASHERS TBS NETWORK 8:00 AM 150 0.13 300
34 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.13 1,833
35 RUSH HOUR 2 HBO PRIME 7:30 PM 90 0.12 316
36 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.12 310
37 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.12 1,852
38 CHOPPED FOOD NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.12 384
39 TUCKER CARLSON SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.12 997
40 YOUR WORLD W/CAVUTO SPCL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 55 0.12 1,469
41 CHOPPED FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.12 509
42 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.11 1,437
43 CHOPPED FOOD NETWORK 5:00 PM 60 0.11 371
44 WILD HOGS HBO PRIME 1:00 PM 100 0.11 380
45 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.11 1,500
46 DEAD FILES REPACK: TDFL-8R1R02H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.11 341
47 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.11 286
48 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.11 1,427
49 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.11 1,002
50 CARBONARO EFFECT, THE TRUTV 10:00 PM 30 0.11 288
51 CHOPPED FOOD NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.11 379
52 AMPHIBIA DISNEY CHANNEL 10:00 AM 30 0.10 448
53 CNN RIGHT NOW CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.10 703
54 HANNITY SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 AM 60 0.10 795
55 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN2 8:00 AM 120 0.10 279
56 MOUNTAIN MEN AC HISTORY 9:02 PM 62 0.09 740
57 UNDISPUTED L: 708 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.09 226
58 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.09 630
59 GIRLFRIENDS BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 5:11 PM 36 0.09 203
60 INGRAHAM ANGLE SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 AM 60 0.09 632
61 DEAD FILES POPUPS TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.09 311
62 BUNKD DISNEY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 30 0.08 365
63 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.08 1,072
64 TENNIS: WIMBLEDON       L ESPN2 4:00 PM 24 0.08 299
65 GIRLFRIENDS BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 5:47 PM 37 0.08 192
66 GUHH: ATL FIRST LOOK WETV 12:02 AM 10 0.08 241
67 4TH OF JULY ORIG SERIES TBS NETWORK 2:30 PM 60 0.08 213
68 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.08 681
69 CHOPPED FOOD NETWORK 4:00 PM 60 0.08 366
70 GIRLFRIENDS BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 3:58 PM 36 0.08 221
71 AMATEUR SOFTBALL        L ESPN2 7:14 PM 119 0.07 302
72 GIRLFRIENDS BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:36 AM 36 0.07 163
73 GIRLFRIENDS BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 4:34 PM 37 0.07 196
74 GIRLFRIENDS BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 3:23 PM 35 0.07 212
75 GIRLFRIENDS BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 6:24 PM 36 0.07 168
76 BET AWARDS SHOW: BET AWARDS 19 BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 7:00 PM 210 0.07 232
77 POKER   L: 2019 WORLD SERIES OF POKER MAIN EVENT ESPN2 9:13 PM 120 0.07 293
78 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 7:00 AM 60 0.07 181
79 NASCAR CUP SERIES PRAC L NBC SPORTS NETWORK 4:00 PM 61 0.07 407
80 NASCAR AMERICA NBC SPORTS NETWORK 5:01 PM 59 0.07 384
81 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 90 0.06 170
82 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.06 361
83 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.06 234
84 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.06 698
85 GIRLFRIENDS BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 2:12 PM 36 0.06 172
86 PRIME BASEBALL GAME/JIP: SD AT LAD MLB NETWORK 9:57 PM 136 0.06 197
87 4TH OF JULY ORIG SERIES TBS NETWORK 4:30 PM 60 0.06 172
88 GIRLFRIENDS BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 AM 36 0.06 144
89 4TH OF JULY ORIG SERIES TBS NETWORK 3:30 PM 60 0.06 153
90 LINCOLN: AMERICAN MASTERM NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 5:00 PM 60 0.06 324
91 JFK: THE LOST BULLET NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 6:00 PM 60 0.06 245
92 GIRLFRIENDS BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 2:48 PM 35 0.06 172
93 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.06 870
94 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.06 258
95 INSIDE CARBONARO TRUTV 10:30 PM 30 0.06 175
96 PARAMOUNT NETWORK MOVIE: XXX STATE OF THE UNION PARAMOUNT 12:30 AM 150 0.06 215
97 MSNBC LIVE: N/A MSNBC 1:00 PM 120 0.06 794
98 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.06 828
99 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.06 733
100 HERD L: 1015 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.06 180
101 DEAD FILES TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.06 150
102 LINCOLNS SECRET KILLER NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 4:00 PM 60 0.06 396
103 4TH OF JULY ORIG SERIES TBS NETWORK 5:30 PM 60 0.05 150
104 GIRLFRIENDS BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 1:36 PM 36 0.05 163
105 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRAVO 10:00 PM 60 0.05 225
106 GIRLFRIENDS BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 9:24 AM 36 0.05 128
107 MORNING JOE-SPC: N/A MSNBC 7:00 AM 120 0.05 703
108 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.05 604
109 PGA TOUR: 2019 3M OPEN GOLF CHANNEL 1:58 PM 242 0.05 470
110 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 235
111 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.05 811
112 NASCAR XFINITY PRACTICE L NBC SPORTS NETWORK 3:00 PM 60 0.05 305
113 MOUNTAIN MEN AC HISTORY 1:05 AM 62 0.05 241
114 80S: THE DECADE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 11:00 AM 60 0.05 167
115 GIRLFRIENDS BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 12:24 PM 36 0.05 134
116 MSNBC LIVE: N/A MSNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.05 766
117 REAL GEORGE WASHINGTON NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 3:00 PM 60 0.05 416
118 GIRLFRIENDS BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 1:00 PM 36 0.05 140
119 80S: THE DECADE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 AM 60 0.05 153
120 AFTERNOON GAME RAIN DELAY MLB NETWORK 2:23 PM 84 0.05 291
121 GIRLFRIENDS BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 11:48 AM 36 0.05 148
122 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.05 510
123 GIRLFRIENDS BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 11:12 AM 36 0.04 136
124 AMATEUR LACROSSE   L ESPN2 5:00 PM 93 0.04 106
125 GIRLFRIENDS BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:48 AM 36 0.04 112
126 NASCAR CUP SERIES PRAC L NBC SPORTS NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.04 319
127 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 372
128 MLB HOLIDAY L ESPN2 7:00 PM 14 0.04 128
129 AIR FORCE ONE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 2:00 PM 60 0.04 336
130 INCREDIBLE DR POL NAT GEO WILD 4:00 PM 60 0.04 255
131 INCREDIBLE DR POL NAT GEO WILD 3:00 PM 60 0.04 278
132 WEATHER UNDERGROUND THE WEATHER CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.04 168
133 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 420
134 INCREDIBLE DR POL NAT GEO WILD 6:00 PM 60 0.04 272
135 4TH OF JULY ORIG SERIES TBS NETWORK 7:30 PM 30 0.04 122
136 LET FREEDOM SING CONCERT CMT 10:00 PM 62 0.04 134
137 AFTERNOON BASEBALL GAME: MIA AT WAS MLB NETWORK 11:06 AM 197 0.04 168
138 QUICK PITCH MLB NETWORK 12:13 AM 60 0.04 135
139 INCREDIBLE DR POL NAT GEO WILD 10:00 PM 60 0.04 356
140 LET FREEDOM SING FIREWORK CMT 11:02 PM 32 0.04 122
141 80S: THE DECADE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 AM 60 0.04 110
142 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 214
143 HOME & FAMILY: N/A HALLMARK CHANNEL 10:00 AM 120 0.04 211
144 US SECRET SERVICE: ON THE: US SECRET SERVICE: ON THE FRONT LINE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 12:00 PM 120 0.04 260
145 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPNEWS 8:00 AM 60 0.03 81
146 INCREDIBLE DR POL NAT GEO WILD 7:00 PM 60 0.03 268
147 FIRST THINGS FIRST L: 468 FOX SPORTS 1 6:30 AM 180 0.03 107
148 INCREDIBLE DR POL NAT GEO WILD 5:00 PM 60 0.03 226
149 HOME RUN  DERBY: 1999 HOME RUN DERBY ESPNEWS 11:00 AM 120 0.03 77
150 INCREDIBLE DR POL NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 60 0.03 377

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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.




5 Comments


  1. Shan

    Clique episodes 1 to 6 on POP numbers, please.


    • Mitch Salem

      Sorry, but we’re not going to provide specific episode information, because every one of them was at zero in the demo, with total nationwide viewers at 6000-14,000.


  2. Augus

    ‘Rosehaven’ (Ovation) ratings?



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