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August 14, 2020

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 8.13.2020

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  There were no changes from the preliminary Thursday ratings.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  TNT’s NBA doubleheader was at 0.69 (Portland vs. Brooklyn)/0.22 (Dallas vs. Phoenix).  Bravo’s REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC rose 0.06 to 0.42.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT t 0.39/0.64/4.3M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.31/0.48/3.7M, and CNN’s SITUATION ROOM at 0.22/0.30/1.5M  Discovery’s Shark Week continued with SHARKADELIC SUMMER at 0.34, MAKO NATION at 0.28, and AIR JAWS 2020 at 0.27.  On MTV, DOUBLE SHOT AT LOVE ticked up to 0.27, and REVENGE PRANK was steady at 0.11.  NBC Sports Net’s NHL games were at 0.24/0.13/0.13.  On HGTV, CHRISTINA ON THE COAST gained 0.05 to 0.26, and HOUSE HUNTERS was down 0.03 to 0.20.  On History, ALONE climbed 0.06 to 0.25, and MOUNTAIN MEN was up 0.06 to 0.23.  On A&E, COURT CAM grew by 0.04 to 0.24, and THE FIRST 48 was at 0.24/0.20 compared to last week’s 0.24.  On USA, CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST was at 0.23/0.19 compared to last week’s 0.24, and CANNONBALL was down 0.03 to 0.13.  Food Network’s RESTAURANT: IMPOSSIBLE was at 0.18/0.15 compared to last week’s 0.21/0.12.  We’s MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP slipped 0.02 to 0.18.  TLC’s DR PIMPLE POPPER was at 0.18/0.14 compared to last week’s 0.15/0.14.  On ID, A TIME TO KILL lost 0.03 to 0.17.  Lifetime’s MARRIAGE AT FIRST SIGHT: COUPLES CAM gained 0.03 to 0.12, and AUSTRALIA was at 0.09/0.07 compared to last week’s 0.07/0.06.  TBS’s LOST RESORT ticked up to 0.11.  FXX’s CAKE ticked up to 0.04. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Thursday August 13, 2020 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA BASKETBALL: TRAILBLAZERS/NETS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:59 PM 165 0.69 1,522
2 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.42 1,224
3 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.39 4,271
4 INSIDE THE NBA TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 11:44 PM 54 0.37 856
5 SHARKADELIC SUMMER DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:01 PM 61 0.34 951
6 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.32 4,216
7 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.31 3,655
8 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.29 3,462
9 NBA BASKETBALL TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 6:35 PM 119 0.28 740
10 MAKO NATION DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:02 PM 61 0.28 774
11 DOUBLE SHOT AT LOVE S2 MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.27 505
12 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.27 3,417
13 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.27 2,990
14 AIR JAWS 2020 DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 61 0.27 894
15 NHL QTR FINALS L: CAROLINA/BOSTON NBC SPORTS NETWORK 8:37 PM 131 0.26 720
16 CHRISTINA ON THE COAST HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 61 0.26 1,437
17 ALONE HISTORY 10:03 PM 91 0.25 1,546
18 NHL QTR FINALS L: CHICAGO/LAS VEGAS NBC SPORTS NETWORK 5:45 PM 172 0.24 669
19 COURT CAM A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 31 0.24 896
20 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 61 0.24 954
21 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.23 690
22 MOUNTAIN MEN HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.23 1,945
23 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 9:32 PM 30 0.23 923
24 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.22 2,706
25 EXTINCT OR ALIVE: LAND OF DISCOVERY CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.22 649
26 NBA BASKETBALL: MAVERICKS/SUNS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 4:13 PM 142 0.22 525
27 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.22 1,465
28 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.21 1,503
29 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.21 2,337
30 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 58 0.20 702
31 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.20 1,865
32 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.20 1,465
33 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.20 1,400
34 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 30 0.20 1,233
35 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.19 1,562
36 GREAT WHITE DOUBLE TROUBL DISCOVERY CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.19 472
37 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 9:01 PM 31 0.19 822
38 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.19 1,148
39 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.19 2,110
40 RESTAURANT IMPOSSIBLE FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.18 910
41 CHRISTINA ON COAST REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:30 PM 30 0.18 1,173
42 MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP: RS WETV 9:00 PM 61 0.18 516
43 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.18 2,105
44 DR. PIMPLE POPPER: WATN TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.18 1,040
45 EXP UNKNOWN: SW TONIGHT DISCOVERY CHANNEL 11:03 PM 57 0.18 562
46 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.17 1,206
47 TIME TO KILL, A INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.17 798
48 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.17 2,022
49 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.17 1,731
50 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.17 1,108
51 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.17 1,411
52 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.16 1,624
53 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.16 1,258
54 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.16 541
55 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.16 1,624
56 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.15 1,011
57 RESTAURANT IMPOSSIBLE FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 30 0.15 658
58 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.15 1,244
59 CHRISTINA ON COAST REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 30 0.15 1,119
60 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.15 1,656
61 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.15 1,609
62 BILL HEMMER REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.14 1,512
63 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.14 1,699
64 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.14 1,686
65 MONSTER UNDER THE BRIDGE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.14 433
66 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 12 0.14 447
67 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.14 1,138
68 DR. PIMPLE POPPER:POP UPS TLC 9:00 PM 60 0.14 1,066
69 TACOMA FD TRUTV 10:00 PM 30 0.14 270
70 LIGA MX L: AMERICA / SANTOS TUDN 9:59 PM 123 0.13 341
71 NHL QTR FINALS L: CALGARY/DALLAS NBC SPORTS NETWORK 10:48 PM 156 0.13 371
72 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.13 1,755
73 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.13 1,240
74 NHL QTR FINALS L: COLUMBUS/TAMPA BAY NBC SPORTS NETWORK 3:02 PM 163 0.13 425
75 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.13 958
76 AIR JAWS 2020 DISCOVERY CHANNEL 12:00 AM 61 0.13 377
77 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.13 1,659
78 CANNONBALL USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 61 0.13 434
79 NBA PRE-GAME SHOW TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 4:00 PM 13 0.13 336
80 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.13 450
81 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 58 0.12 406
82 SHARKWRECKED: CRASH LAND DISCOVERY CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.12 372
83 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.12 1,419
84 MAFS: COUPLES CAM LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 60 0.12 615
85 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.12 1,674
86 GHOST ADV: SCREAMING ROOM TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.12 325
87 REVENGE PRANK MTV 9:00 PM 30 0.11 248
88 DEADLINE: WH SPECIAL MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.11 1,465
89 CASAGRANDES NICKELODEON 1:00 PM 30 0.11 474
90 LOST RESORT TBS NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.11 363
91 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.11 1,622
92 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.11 235
93 ISLE OF JAWS DISCOVERY CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.10 306
94 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.10 218
95 UEFA CHAMP LEAGUE THU 1: RB LEIPZIG VS. CLUB ATL?TICO DE MADRID TUDN 2:30 PM 153 0.10 293
96 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.10 1,376
97 TEEN TITANS GO THE CARTOON NETWORK 12:00 PM 15 0.10 438
98 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.10 1,250
99 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.09 1,544
100 MAFS: AUSTRALIA LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 63 0.09 563
101 RETURN TO ISLE OF JAWS DISCOVERY CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.09 312
102 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.09 1,213
103 BRIDE OF JAWS DISCOVERY CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.08 254
104 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.08 178
105 GHOST ADV REPACK: TGA-6R2R13H TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 120 0.08 210
106 TFD: TALKOMA TRUTV 10:30 PM 30 0.08 165
107 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.08 754
108 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:30 AM 120 0.08 230
109 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.08 1,170
110 NHL LIVE POST QTR FINALS NBC SPORTS NETWORK 1:24 AM 21 0.08 138
111 SHARKADELIC SUMMER DISCOVERY CHANNEL 1:01 AM 61 0.08 215
112 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.07 1,166
113 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.07 1,099
114 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:30 PM 90 0.07 181
115 MAFS: AUSTRALIA LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 60 0.07 508
116 SNAPPED: KILLER COUPLES OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.07 277
117 SHAQATTACK DISCOVERY CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.07 207
118 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.06 1,146
119 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.06 145
120 WHEN SHARKS ATTACK:DEEP D NAT GEO WILD 8:00 PM 60 0.06 180
121 SHARK TREK DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.06 175
122 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.06 156
123 RAVEN ABOUT BUNK?D DISNEY CHANNEL 6:01 PM 59 0.06 283
124 UNDISPUTED L: 977 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.06 127
125 ADAM DEVINE?S SHARK LAIR DISCOVERY CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.06 189
126 LIGA MX L: ATLAS / TOLUCA TUDN 7:30 PM 149 0.05 161
127 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 5:30 PM 30 0.05 255
128 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:12 AM 138 0.05 154
129 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO TUDN 12:02 AM 60 0.05 90
130 RAGING BULL SHARK NAT GEO WILD 10:00 PM 60 0.05 192
131 MISION EUROPA L TUDN 5:03 PM 57 0.05 142
132 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 613
133 SHARK VS. SURFER NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 60 0.05 154
134 BBCA MOVIE: GANGSTER SQUAD BBC-AMERICA 11:00 PM 150 0.05 186
135 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.04 306
136 CAKE FXX 10:00 PM 33 0.04 81
137 STRANGE EVIDENCE SCIENCE 9:00 PM 60 0.04 304
138 MLB WEEKDAY  L: BALTIMORE/PHILADELPHIA ESPN 5:30 PM 225 0.04 164
139 PGA TOUR: 2020 WYNDHAM CHP GOLF CHANNEL 2:00 PM 240 0.04 365
140 ZOMBIE SHARKS DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.04 140
141 INSANE POOLS REPACK DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.04 158
142 CORN AND PEG NICK JR 5:00 PM 30 0.04 290
143 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: SD AT LAD MLB NETWORK 10:01 PM 144 0.04 177
144 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN 4:00 PM 30 0.04 112
145 CLOSING BELL: N/A CNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.04 262
146 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.04 290
147 HERD L: 1296 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.04 89
148 POWER LUNCH CNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.04 231
149 SQUAWK ALLEY CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.04 263
150 FUTBOL CENTRAL DT THU TUDN 2:00 PM 30 0.03 75

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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.




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