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August 10, 2018

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 8.9.2018

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  As we noted this morning, due to the many adjustments for NFL telecasts, we’re going to ignore preliminary ratings and compare finals to finals.

ABC:  THE GONG SHOW held at 0.4, and MATCH GAME was steady at 0.6 with its last new episode 2 weeks ago.  Even after adjustment, TAKE TWO rose 0.2 from last week to 0.6.

CBS:  BIG BROTHER dipped 0.1 to 1.4, airing between sitcom reruns at 0.7/0.7, and a SWAT rerun at 0.4.

NBC:  An AMERICA’S GOT TALENT clip show was at 0.7.  TRIAL & ERROR was at 0.4/0.3, compared to 0.4/0.4 for its last new episodes 2 weeks ago.  An SVU rerun ended the nighta at 0.5.

FOX:  Reruns at 0.5/0.7.

CW:  Reruns at 0.1/0.1.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  NFL Network led Thursday cable with national coverage of back-to-back NFL PRESEASON games at 0.64 (Cleveland vs Giants)/0.53 (Dallas vs. San Francisco).  A&E’s LIVE PD clip shows were at 0.48/0.33/0.32, compared to last week’s 0.38/0.31/0.31.  On HGTV, FLIP OR FLOP fell a tenth to 0.41, HOUSE HUNTERS INTL gained 0.03 to 0.29, and HOUSE HUNTERS was at 0.25.  FX’s SNOWFALL ticked down to 0.40.  On Tru, IMPRACTICAL JOKERS climbed 0.05 to 0.40, and the AFTER-PARTY show was at 0.31.  On USA, QUEEN OF THE SOUTH edged up 0.02 to 0.35, and SHOOTER ticked up to 0.18.  On Food Network, GREAT FOOD TRUCK RACE gained 0.02 to 0.30, and BEAT BOBBY FLAY held at 0.28.  On History, MOUNTAIN MEN and ALONE were both at 0.30, respectively up 0.03 and steady.  MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW led cable news at 0.28/0.41/2.7M, with Fox News’s THE INGRAHAM ANGLE at 0.23/0.40/2.4M, and CNN TONIGHT at 0.23/0.29/1.1M.  Bravo’s SHAHS OF SUNSET dropped 0.08 to 0.25.  On ID, SOMEONE YOU THOUGHT YOU KNEW lost 0.05 to 0.25, and PERFECT MURDER was down 0.02 to 0.20.  MTV’s WILD N OUT was at 0.20, compared to last week’s 0.31/0.30.  Comedy Central’s DETROITERS ticked up to 0.14.  Paramount’s AMERICAN WOMAN dropped 0.03 to 0.10.  CMT’s DALLAS COWBOYS CHEERLEADERS lost 0.04 to 0.09.  POP’s IMPACT WRESTLING ticked down to 0.04, and SWEDISH DICKS was at 0.01/79K & 0.01/64K.  WE’s BOSSIP fell 0.04 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 August 9, 2018 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NFL PRESEASON (LIVE): 2018 – CLE VS. NYG NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 185 0.64 1,927
2 NFL PRESEASON (LIVE): 2018 – DAL VS. SF NFL NETWORK 10:05 PM 197 0.53 1,510
3 LIVE PD PRESENTS: PD CAM A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 31 0.48 1,334
4 FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.41 1,707
5 SNOWFALL FX 10:00 PM 62 0.40 975
6 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRUTV 10:00 PM 30 0.40 762
7 QUEEN OF THE SOUTH USA NETWORK 9:00 PM 61 0.35 1,049
8 LIVE PD: POLICE PATROL A&E NETWORK 9:30 PM 31 0.33 1,053
9 LIVE PD: POLICE PATROL A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.32 982
10 IJ: AFTER PARTY TRUTV 10:30 PM 30 0.31 629
11 GREAT FOOD TRUCK RACE FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.30 979
12 ALONE HISTORY 10:03 PM 62 0.30 1,429
13 MOUNTAIN MEN HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.30 2,028
14 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.29 1,472
15 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.28 2,687
16 BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 30 0.28 838
17 DR. PIMPLE POPPER: SUPERS TLC 10:00 PM 61 0.25 1,019
18 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.25 1,495
19 SHAHS OF SUNSET BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.25 906
20 SOMEONE THOUGHT YOU KNEW INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.25 1,068
21 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.23 2,394
22 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.23 1,113
23 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.22 2,790
24 NIGHTWATCH SPECIALS A&E NETWORK 11:04 PM 32 0.22 701
25 NICK CANNON WILDNOUT S11B MTV 11:00 PM 31 0.20 410
26 SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 6:00 PM 30 0.20 1,040
27 PERFECT MURDER, THE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.20 953
28 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.20 1,019
29 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.19 981
30 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.18 908
31 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.18 1,973
32 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.18 1,810
33 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.18 704
34 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.18 2,107
35 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 61 0.18 414
36 SHOOTER USA NETWORK 10:01 PM 61 0.18 712
37 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.17 841
38 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.17 349
39 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:01 AM 59 0.17 378
40 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.16 2,089
41 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:05 PM 55 0.16 390
42 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.16 1,600
43 PGA CHAMPIONSHIP: N/A TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 2:00 PM 360 0.16 979
44 LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SRS L: HONOLULU, HI/LAS VEGAS, NV ESPN 9:00 PM 125 0.16 667
45 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.16 1,682
46 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.15 757
47 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.15 1,511
48 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.15 1,512
49 DETROITERS COMEDY CENTRAL 10:30 PM 30 0.14 279
50 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.14 1,395
51 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.14 785
52 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.14 331
53 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.14 1,516
54 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 11:00 PM 30 0.14 527
55 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.13 1,451
56 GRAND HUSTLE, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 60 0.13 338
57 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.13 1,445
58 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.13 1,231
59 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.12 1,407
60 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.12 795
61 FIRST TAKE   L ESPN 10:00 AM 60 0.11 333
62 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.11 1,310
63 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.11 1,338
64 VICE NEWS TONIGHT HBO PRIME 7:31 PM 26 0.11 326
65 LEGENDARY REPACK TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.11 503
66 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.11 1,110
67 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.11 1,317
68 LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SRS L ESPN 7:12 PM 108 0.11 554
69 LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SRS L: NEW ALBANY, OH/LOUISVILLE, KY ESPN 5:09 PM 123 0.11 511
70 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 7:00 AM 180 0.10 244
71 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.10 683
72 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.10 1,186
73 AMERICAN WOMAN PARAMOUNT 10:00 PM 30 0.10 322
74 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.10 1,342
75 JAY LENOS GARAGE CNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.10 301
76 IT: IT HBO PRIME 9:00 PM 135 0.10 207
77 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.10 660
78 WOLF CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.10 750
79 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.10 1,037
80 BUG JUICE: MY ADV AT CAMP DISNEY CHANNEL 10:35 PM 25 0.10 541
81 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.10 303
82 BIZAARDVARK DISNEY CHANNEL 10:30 AM 30 0.09 563
83 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.09 631
84 ITS COMPLICATED: ITS COMPLICATED HBO PRIME 5:25 PM 120 0.09 275
85 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 12:00 PM 30 0.09 163
86 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.09 676
87 EXPEDITION UNKNOWN TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.09 513
88 DALLAS COWBOYS CHRLDRS 13 CMT 10:00 PM 60 0.09 323
89 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.09 614
90 WE BARE BEARS THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:00 PM 30 0.09 434
91 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.09 998
92 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.08 1,203
93 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.08 585
94 LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SRS L: COEUR D ALENE, ID/BILLINGS, MT ESPN 3:06 PM 123 0.08 408
95 U.S. MARSHALLS: U.S. MARSHALLS HBO PRIME 3:05 PM 131 0.08 286
96 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.08 1,147
97 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 486
98 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.08 677
99 MSNBC LIVE W/ A.VELSHI MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.08 892
100 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 5:00 PM 60 0.08 191
101 MSNBC LIVE W/VELSHI&RUHLE MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.07 951
102 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.07 977
103 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.07 814
104 LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SRS L: FAIRFIELD, CT/GOFFSTOWN, NH ESPN 12:59 PM 127 0.07 320
105 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 11:00 AM 60 0.07 143
106 WICKER MAN, THE MAXPRIME 8:00 PM 102 0.07 155
107 LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SRS L ESPN 11:00 AM 119 0.07 256
108 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.07 956
109 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.07 883
110 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.06 450
111 LIVE FROM GOLF CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.06 456
112 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN2 6:24 PM 36 0.06 133
113 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.06 243
114 LIVE FROM GOLF CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.06 389
115 UNDISPUTED L: 475 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.06 152
116 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.06 782
117 HERD L: 790 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.06 131
118 WILD TURKEY NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 7:00 PM 60 0.06 350
119 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.05 262
120 E! NEWS E! 11:00 PM 60 0.05 168
121 BRINGING UP BATES UP 9:00 PM 30 0.05 239
122 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.05 218
123 AMERICA SAYS GSN 5:00 PM 30 0.05 351
124 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 198
125 TREEHOUSE MASTERS DIY NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.04 226
126 UFC RELOADED: 219:CYBORG/HOLM FOX SPORTS 1 8:00 PM 180 0.04 153
127 IMPACT WRESTLING: 332 POP 8:00 PM 120 0.04 168
128 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.04 204
129 LIVE FROM GOLF CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.04 289
130 GET OUT MAXPRIME 9:45 PM 104 0.04 97
131 LIVE FROM GOLF CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.04 341
132 CELEBRITY PAGE REELZCHANNEL 1:00 AM 30 0.04 73
133 BACHELORETTE WEEKEND CMT 11:00 PM 60 0.04 85
134 CANADIAN FTBL LEAGUE L: EDMONTON/BC ESPN2 10:00 PM 185 0.04 75
135 ULTIMATE PREDATORS NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 AM 60 0.04 131
136 X-MEN ORIGINS:WOLVERINE HBO PRIME 6:00 AM 72 0.04 87
137 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 12:00 PM 60 0.03 114
138 LIVE FROM: PGA CHAMPIONSHIP GOLF CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.03 147
139 PRIME BASEBALL GAME/JIP MLB NETWORK 11:48 PM 89 0.03 161
140 COPA LIB RD OF 16: ATL TUCUMAN VS ATL NACIONAL FOX DEPORTES 8:30 PM 150 0.03 74
141 AMHQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.03 166
142 ULTIMATE PREDATORS NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 AM 60 0.03 78
143 BOSSIP WETV 10:00 PM 60 0.03 136
144 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 10:00 AM 60 0.03 79
145 WILL CAIN SHOW L: N/A ESPNEWS 3:00 PM 180 0.03 60
146 IN THE LAND OF WOMEN HBO PRIME 10:45 AM 98 0.03 100
147 TRAINING DAYS ESPN2 7:00 PM 60 0.03 108
148 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: SEA AT HOU/LAD AT COL MLB NETWORK 8:12 PM 216 0.03 208
149 INTENTIONAL TALK MLB NETWORK 5:26 PM 34 0.03 107
150 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.03 71

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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.




8 Comments


  1. Shan

    Swedish Dicks on POP, please


    • Mitch Salem

      In the text. You can take it for granted that if we have Swedish Dicks ratings, they will be in the text rather than on the chart.


  2. Louis Ramirez

    Is that really the number for Impact Wrestling? 168,000? Not a typo? If that is right, that’s is horrible.


    • Chris

      I was thinking the same. Im hoping it means 268k. But the 0.4 demo isn’t good either. I don’t get it considering the company has been getting positive buzz since Don Callis took over and the storylines and characters are 100x better than WWE. This is bad


  3. Chris

    Holy shit that Impact number 😞 unbelievable. And these have been the best shows in many years


  4. Maru

    Wow. Series low for SpongeBob. And Bug Juice back down.

    That should be the last of the bad ratings for Bizaardvark. When it returns, it’ll be back in primetime.

    Season 3 Bizaardvark:
    * July 24: 0.76M
    * July 26: 0.74M
    * July 31: 0.53M
    * August 2: 0.75M
    * August 7: 0.56M
    * August 9: 0.56M

    Current season average: 0.65M


  5. TJ Neyland

    I’m pretty sure Trial and Error is now NBC’s lowest rated show now.



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