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September 14, 2020

Update #2 with Broadcast: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 9.10.2020

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  The NFL opener adjusted to 6.7, down 0.4 from 2019’s final number.  In addition, BIG BROTHER and the HOLEY MOLEY season finale gained 0.1 in final numbers.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  TNT’s NBA PLAYOFFS game topped Thursday cable at 0.98.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.37/0.64/4.4M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.23/0.39/3.3M, and CNN’s LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER at 0.17/0.27/1.8M.  Bravo’s REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC gained 0.04 to 0.35.  ESPN’s US OPEN coverage featuring the Serena Williams match was at 0.30.  On MTV, DOUBLE SHOT AT LOVE dropped 0.06 to 0.25, and REVENGE PRANK was down 0.05 to 0.09.  NBC Sports Net’s NHL PLAYOFFS game was at 0.23.  On HGTV, HOUSE HUNTERS INTL ticked down to 0.17, CHRISTINA ON THE COAST lost 0.04 to 0.17, and HOUSE HUNTERS was down 0.04 to 0.16.  TLC’s DR PIMPLE POPPER was at 0.15/0.12 compared to last week’s 0.21/0.16.  ID’s THE IMPACT OF MURDER was at 0.14.  TBS’s LOST RESORT was steady at 0.11.  Discovery’s HOMESTEAD RESCUE fell 0.05 to 0.09.  We’s MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP slowed by 0.07 to 0.09, and TAMAR BRAXTON: GET YA LIFE was at 0.06.  On Lifetime, MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT: COUPLES CAM was at 0.08, and AUSTRALIA was at 0.05/0.04 compared to last week’s 0.08. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Thursday September 10, 2020 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 2 L: LAKERS/ROCKETS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:13 PM 159 0.98 2,496
2 INSIDE THE NBA PLAYOFFS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:52 PM 51 0.49 1,101
3 NBA PLAYOFFS PRE-GAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:00 PM 13 0.48 1,233
4 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.37 4,402
5 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.35 1,128
6 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.34 4,282
7 TENNIS: US OPEN PRIME   L: WOMENS SEMIFINAL ESPN 7:00 PM 297 0.30 1,545
8 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.29 3,514
9 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.28 678
10 DOUBLE SHOT AT LOVE S2 MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.25 455
11 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.25 3,669
12 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.24 2,869
13 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 11:57 PM 63 0.24 597
14 NHL CONFERENCE FINALS L: LAS VEGAS/DALLAS NBC SPORTS NETWORK 8:04 PM 172 0.23 790
15 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.23 3,304
16 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.20 2,719
17 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.20 655
18 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.19 2,071
19 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.19 1,764
20 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.18 1,459
21 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.18 1,468
22 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.18 2,006
23 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:32 PM 30 0.17 1,289
24 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.17 2,457
25 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.17 1,283
26 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.17 1,809
27 CHRISTINA ON THE COAST HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:01 PM 61 0.17 1,332
28 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.16 1,937
29 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:02 PM 30 0.16 1,372
30 BILL HEMMER REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.16 2,111
31 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.16 1,470
32 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.16 394
33 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 62 0.16 378
34 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.15 496
35 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.15 2,151
36 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.15 481
37 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:02 PM 58 0.15 332
38 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 14 0.15 436
39 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.15 1,239
40 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.15 1,288
41 DR. PIMPLE POPPER: BEFORE TLC 10:00 PM 30 0.15 1,343
42 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.14 1,837
43 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.14 1,149
44 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.14 1,750
45 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.14 2,032
46 KICKOFF SIMULCAST NFL NETWORK 7:30 PM 40 0.14 396
47 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.14 353
48 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN 2:00 PM 30 0.14 295
49 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.14 1,242
50 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.14 1,240
51 MFAKM: FIRST STEPS TLC 10:30 PM 30 0.14 1,176
52 IMPACT OF MURDER: N/A INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 120 0.14 526
53 CNN GLOBAL TOWN HALL CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.13 1,055
54 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.13 1,800
55 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.13 395
56 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.13 1,899
57 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.13 1,001
58 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.13 1,672
59 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.13 932
60 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 58 0.12 446
61 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.12 1,620
62 DR. PIMPLE POPPER:POP UPS TLC 9:00 PM 60 0.12 1,071
63 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.12 2,247
64 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.12 2,002
65 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.12 2,071
66 NFL GAMEDAY NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 90 0.12 335
67 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 2:30 PM 30 0.11 268
68 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.11 1,329
69 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 58 0.11 342
70 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.11 1,617
71 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.11 413
72 LOST RESORT TBS NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.11 344
73 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.11 886
74 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.10 1,555
75 NHL LIVE POST CONF FINALS NBC SPORTS NETWORK 10:56 PM 34 0.10 351
76 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.10 305
77 MSNBC LIVE W/A.MOHYELDIN MSNBC 3:00 PM 29 0.10 1,705
78 MSNBC PRESS CONFERENCE MSNBC 3:29 PM 31 0.10 1,725
79 HOMESTEAD RESCUE SPC DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.10 711
80 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.10 845
81 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.10 1,399
82 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.10 1,315
83 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.09 1,297
84 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.09 902
85 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.09 1,607
86 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.09 1,430
87 REVENGE PRANK MTV 9:00 PM 30 0.09 188
88 MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP: RS WETV 8:00 PM 60 0.09 260
89 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN17 MTV 11:00 PM 30 0.08 230
90 BIN LADENS HARD DRIVE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 63 0.08 453
91 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 5:00 PM 60 0.08 255
92 AMERICAN PICKERS HISTORY 12:03 AM 60 0.08 398
93 CELEBRITY GAME FACE E! 10:00 PM 60 0.08 247
94 GHOST ADV: SCREAMING ROOM TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.08 259
95 CONAN TBS NETWORK 11:00 PM 30 0.08 220
96 MAFS: COUPLES CAM LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 60 0.08 544
97 CLEVELAND SHOW, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 12:30 AM 30 0.08 193
98 CLEVELAND SHOW, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 12:00 AM 30 0.08 195
99 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 677
100 AMERICAN PICKERS HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.07 702
101 AMERICAN PICKERS HISTORY 10:05 PM 58 0.07 479
102 UNDISPUTED L: 997 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.06 150
103 TAMAR BRAXTON:GET YA LIFE WETV 9:00 PM 61 0.06 206
104 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.06 355
105 BRINGING UP BATES UP 9:00 PM 30 0.06 255
106 NFL GAMEDAY: NFL GAMEDAY KICKOFF NFL NETWORK 3:00 PM 120 0.06 184
107 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.05 324
108 SQUAWK ALLEY CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.05 309
109 ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY: 30 FOR 30: THE LAST DAYS OF KNIGHT ESPN2 10:00 PM 120 0.05 146
110 MAFS: AUSTRALIA LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 101 0.05 424
111 TENNIS: US OPEN AFT     L: MENS DOUBLES FINAL ESPN2 3:00 PM 120 0.05 288
112 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.05 321
113 TOUR DE FRANCE – LIVE: 2020 STAGE 12 NBC SPORTS NETWORK 8:00 AM 221 0.05 342
114 BURIED IN THE BACKYARD OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.05 299
115 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 266
116 NASCAR TRUCKS RACING L: RICHMOND FOX SPORTS 1 7:56 PM 154 0.04 237
117 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 211
118 MAFS: AUS SPECIAL LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:41 PM 11 0.04 390
119 PGA TOUR: 2020 SAFEWAY OPEN GOLF CHANNEL 4:00 PM 180 0.04 398
120 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.04 101
121 POWER LUNCH CNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.04 316
122 MAFS: AUS FIRST LOOK LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:52 PM 11 0.04 375
123 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.04 121
124 NHL LIVE PRE CONF FINALS NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:00 PM 64 0.04 138
125 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 501
126 HERD L: 1310 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.04 108
127 FAST MONEY CNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.04 221
128 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 7:00 PM 60 0.04 142
129 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN2 7:00 PM 60 0.04 130
130 CLOSING BELL: N/A CNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.04 299
131 NIGHTLY POP E! 11:30 PM 30 0.03 114
132 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 11:23 PM 86 0.03 99
133 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.03 94
134 FIRE MASTERS COOKING CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.03 90
135 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.03 216
136 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 215
137 NOTICIAS CON D. MAERKER GALAVISION 12:30 AM 30 0.03 65
138 WHAT ON EARTH SCIENCE 9:00 PM 60 0.03 325
139 LIGA DE EXPANSION MX L: UNIVERSIDAD GUADALAJARA / TM FUTBOL CLUB TUDN 10:02 PM 121 0.03 67
140 SECRETS IN THE ICE SCIENCE 10:00 PM 60 0.03 335
141 SQUAWK BOX: N/A CNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.03 160
142 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   L ESPN2 5:00 PM 30 0.03 143
143 MAD MONEY CNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.03 232
144 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 11:30 PM 60 0.03 99
145 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.03 83
146 GOOD MORNING FOOTBALL: N/A NFL NETWORK 7:00 AM 180 0.03 88
147 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN2 5:30 PM 30 0.03 96
148 IFC MOVIE: NOVEMBER MAN, THE IFC TV 3:30 PM 150 0.03 144
149 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 12:30 AM 60 0.03 79
150 FRONTERA S4 UNIVERSO 3:00 PM 60 0.02 47

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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. Thomas Fusil

    Hello, why will the chart arrive until Monday? do you have the NFL game (with 18/49)? thank you so much


  2. 69 Road Runner

    It looks like football stole some audience from the NBA….


    • Rilm

      It’s also the early tip time – would have been closer to a 2.0 and 4M if it was later time – Laker fan in LA and was working when it tipped at 4


  3. Harry

    What was the Loud house, Schooled 7PM September 11



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