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September 7, 2018

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 9.6.2018

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  The NFL KICKOFF GAME adjusted to 6.7.  Elsewhere, BIG BROTHER gained 0.1 in final numbers.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  MTV’s JERSEY SHORE easily led Thursday cable at 0.86, up 0.06 from last week, but PRETTY LITTLE MAMAS was down 0.06 to 0.19.  ESPN’s US OPEN coverage was at 0.39.  On USA, QUEEN OF THE SOUTH ticked up to 0.38, and SHOOTER was down 0.05 to 0.13.  On HGTV, FLIP OR FLOP gained 0.02 to 0.38, HOUSE HUNTERS was steady at 0.25, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was down 0.02 to 0.24.  The winner in cable news continued to depend on which demo was judged, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW ahead in younger viewers with 0.38/0.55/3.3M, and Fox News’s HANNITY leading in oldsters with 0.30/0.58/3.6M, while CNN’s ANDERSON COOPER 360 was at 0.26/0.35/1.3M.  On History, MOUNTAIN MEN rose 0.06 to 0.35.  FX’s SNOWFALL lost 0.04 to 0.31.  Bravo’s SHAHS OF SUNSET was at 0.28.  On ID, SOMEONE YOU THOUGHT YOU KNEW shed 0.02 to 0.28, and PERFECT MURDER was up 0.02 to 0.24.  A&E’s NIGHTWATCH NATION dropped 0.05 to 0.24, and THE FIRST 48 was down 0.04 to 0.24.  Food Network’s BEAT BOBBY FLAY fell 0.04 to 0.20, and BITE CLUB was down 0.11 to 0.18.  BET’s THE GRAND HUSTLE jumped 0.08 to 0.19.  Lifetime’s BRING IT was at 0.15, compared to last week’s 0.16/0.16, and  JORDIN SPARKS: BABY STORY special was at 0.10.  On We, BRAXTON FAMILY VALUES dropped 0.05 to 0.14, and BOSSIP held at 0.09.  CMT’s DALLAS COWBOYS CHEERLEADERS ticked down to 0.09.  POP’s IMPACT WRESTLING fell 0.02 to 0.05.

 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Thursday September 6, 2018 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 JERSEY SHORE:FAM VACAY S2 MTV 8:00 PM 61 0.86 1,431
2 TENNIS: US OPEN PRIME   L: WOMENS SEMIFINAL ESPN 7:00 PM 240 0.39 1,756
3 QUEEN OF THE SOUTH USA NETWORK 9:00 PM 61 0.38 1,140
4 FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 33 0.38 1,732
5 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.38 3,264
6 MOUNTAIN MEN HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.35 2,209
7 SNOWFALL FX 10:00 PM 63 0.31 752
8 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.30 3,628
9 KICKOFF SIMULCAST NFL NETWORK 7:30 PM 59 0.28 660
10 SHAHS OF SUNSET BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.28 887
11 SOMEONE THOUGHT YOU KNEW INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.28 1,151
12 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.27 3,017
13 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.27 2,800
14 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.26 1,313
15 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 31 0.25 1,465
16 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.25 3,112
17 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:32 PM 29 0.24 1,381
18 PERFECT MURDER, THE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.24 1,025
19 NIGHTWATCH NATION A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 64 0.24 746
20 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.24 1,278
21 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 61 0.24 754
22 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.23 2,550
23 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.23 1,350
24 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.23 2,240
25 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.22 2,493
26 RUSTIC REHAB HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:01 PM 30 0.21 991
27 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.21 1,149
28 FIRST 48 MINI A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.21 765
29 BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 30 0.20 688
30 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.20 1,128
31 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.20 491
32 GRAND HUSTLE, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 61 0.19 445
33 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.19 1,998
34 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:26 AM 94 0.19 420
35 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.19 595
36 PRETTY LITTLE MAMAS MTV 9:01 PM 61 0.19 317
37 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.19 2,289
38 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.19 1,894
39 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.19 1,841
40 BITE CLUB FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.18 637
41 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.18 1,844
42 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.18 1,824
43 WOLF CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.18 1,086
44 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.18 1,112
45 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.18 451
46 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.17 1,896
47 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.17 1,126
48 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.17 1,183
49 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.17 947
50 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.17 2,131
51 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.17 1,971
52 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.17 2,123
53 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.16 1,996
54 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.16 1,993
55 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.16 1,871
56 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.16 657
57 GOODFELLAS: GOODFELLAS HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 145 0.16 442
58 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.16 2,028
59 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.16 1,814
60 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.16 975
61 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.16 374
62 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.16 1,866
63 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.15 363
64 NFL GAMEDAY: NFL GAMEDAY KICKOFF NFL NETWORK 5:00 PM 150 0.15 339
65 BRING IT! LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 62 0.15 454
66 NFL LIVE                L: N/A ESPN 1:30 PM 120 0.15 367
67 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.15 1,048
68 NBA: THE JUMP  L ESPN 3:30 PM 60 0.14 348
69 BRAXTON FAMILY VALUES WETV 9:00 PM 60 0.14 440
70 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.14 1,604
71 PGA TOUR: 2018 BMW CHP GOLF CHANNEL 2:00 PM 240 0.14 843
72 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.14 887
73 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.13 1,429
74 SHOOTER USA NETWORK 10:01 PM 61 0.13 593
75 MSNBC LIVE W/ A.VELSHI MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.12 1,394
76 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.12 849
77 LION GUARD DISNEY CHANNEL 1:00 PM 25 0.12 462
78 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 32 0.12 1,520
79 PARAMOUNT NETWORK MOVIE: BREAKFAST CLUB, THE PARAMOUNT 9:00 PM 150 0.12 302
80 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.12 282
81 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.12 254
82 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.12 814
83 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE: KAVANAUGH HEARINGS MORNING SESSION MSNBC 9:32 AM 148 0.12 1,255
84 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.11 1,221
85 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.11 732
86 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.11 1,262
87 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.11 1,300
88 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 11:00 PM 30 0.11 313
89 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.11 275
90 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.10 1,311
91 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.10 800
92 GREYS ANATOMY LIFETIME TELEVISION 7:00 PM 60 0.10 305
93 JORDIN SPARKS BABY STORY LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 60 0.10 320
94 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.10 247
95 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.09 241
96 HAUNTING REPACK: NIGHTMARE WITCH TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.09 353
97 DALLAS COWBOYS CHRLDRS 13 CMT 10:00 PM 60 0.09 268
98 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.09 306
99 HAUNTING TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.09 355
100 BOSSIP WETV 10:00 PM 60 0.09 306
101 GREYS ANATOMY LIFETIME TELEVISION 5:00 PM 60 0.08 271
102 HAUNTING TRAVEL CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.08 188
103 GREYS ANATOMY LIFETIME TELEVISION 4:00 PM 60 0.08 238
104 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 4:00 PM 60 0.08 177
105 HAUNTING TRAVEL CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.08 176
106 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.08 530
107 BRING IT! FAN CHAT LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 58 0.08 226
108 E! NEWS E! 2:00 AM 60 0.07 129
109 SECRETS OF THE ZOO NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 5:00 PM 60 0.07 303
110 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.07 278
111 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN2 7:00 PM 60 0.07 173
112 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:00 PM 86 0.07 230
113 JAY LENOS GARAGE CNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.07 308
114 HAUNTING TRAVEL CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.07 223
115 UNDISPUTED L: 494 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.07 171
116 GREYS ANATOMY LIFETIME TELEVISION 6:00 PM 60 0.07 232
117 HERD L: 811 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.07 131
118 GOLF CENTRAL-POST GOLF CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.07 244
119 NFL UP TO THE MINUTE NFL NETWORK 3:00 PM 60 0.06 141
120 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 242
121 BRINGING UP BATES UP 9:00 PM 30 0.05 258
122 TIME TO KILL, A: TIME TO KILL, A MAXPRIME 8:00 PM 149 0.05 175
123 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 6:30 PM 30 0.05 186
124 MODEL SQUAD E! 8:00 PM 60 0.05 160
125 IMPACT WRESTLING: 336 POP 8:00 PM 120 0.05 236
126 VICE NEWS TONIGHT HBO PRIME 7:31 PM 21 0.05 255
127 FIFTY SHADES DARKER MAXPRIME 6:00 PM 117 0.05 119
128 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 12:00 PM 60 0.05 105
129 SECRETS OF THE ZOO NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 4:00 PM 60 0.05 278
130 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: CHC AT WAS/CLE AT TOR MLB NETWORK 7:06 PM 249 0.05 310
131 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.05 108
132 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 213
133 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 1:00 AM 60 0.04 123
134 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF D FOX SPORTS 1 5:00 PM 60 0.04 104
135 GETAWAY NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 6:00 PM 60 0.04 158
136 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE ESPN2 5:00 PM 30 0.04 98
137 AROUND THE HORN ESPN2 6:00 PM 30 0.04 108
138 ITALIAN JOB, THE MAXPRIME 10:30 PM 111 0.04 104
139 FIRST THINGS FIRST L: 259 FOX SPORTS 1 6:30 AM 180 0.04 83
140 SECRETS OF THE ZOO NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 3:00 PM 60 0.04 266
141 RUSH HOUR 2 MAXPRIME 12:25 AM 90 0.04 74
142 SECRETS OF THE ZOO NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 2:00 PM 60 0.04 265
143 UNIVISION DEPORTES FC L UNIVISION DEPORTES 7:00 PM 60 0.04 93
144 AMHQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.04 258
145 CRIME & JUSTICE HLN 7:00 PM 60 0.04 192
146 GOLIC AND WINGO     L: N/A ESPN2 6:00 AM 120 0.04 89
147 FERDINAND HBO PRIME 7:30 AM 108 0.04 89
148 AMHQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.04 226
149 AMERICA SAYS GSN 5:00 PM 30 0.04 382
150 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.04 103

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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.




6 Comments


  1. Jacob

    Bachelorette Weekend on CMT??


  2. Ryan

    Do you have ratings for the season 2 premiere episodes of ‘Rachel Hunter’s Tour of Beauty’ on Ovation at 10pm & 10:30? Thanks!


  3. TJ Neyland

    It isn’t looking pretty for MTV’s Pretty Little Mamas.



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