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January 9, 2017
 

UPDATED with Broadcast: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Thursday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.5.2017

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NETWORK FINALS:  The TRUTH & LIES Menendez Brothers special gained 0.1 in final numbers.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

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CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  It was another good night for the NBA, as TNT’s doubleheader had the night’s top slots with Oklahoma City vs. Houston at 0.72 and Lakers vs. Portland at 0.55.  HGTV’s FLIP OR FLOP returned from the holidays at 0.52, with HOUSE HUNTERS at 0.42 and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL at 0.39.  Food Network’s BEAT BOBBY FLAY returned at 0.44.  Bravo’s TOP CHEF rose a tenth to 0.39. ID’s ICE COLD KILLERS was at 0.35, and PANDORA’S BOX ticked up to 0.35.  A&E’s NIGHTWATCH dropped 0.11 to 0.33 and THE FIRST 48 was down 0.08 to 0.30.  NASHVILLE made its official CMT debut with two episodes at 0.28/0.26 (the first hour had previously been aired as a “preview” last month).  2 episodes of Tru’s INSIDE JOKES were at 0.25/0.23.  Lifetime’s PROJECT RUNWAY JR was up 0.02 to 0.26, with lead-in INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO at 0.12.  On We, LA HAIR was at 0.16, and GHOSTS IN THE HOOD was at 0.08. POP’s IMPACT WRESTLING was at 0.08.  The season premiere of IFC’s PORTLANDIA was at 0.07.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Thursday January 5, 2017 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA BASKETBALL: OKLAHOMA CITY/HOUSTON TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:00 PM 159 0.72 1,777
2 NBA BASKETBALL: LA LAKERS/PORTLAND TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:39 PM 154 0.55 1,382
3 FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.52 2,055
4 BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 30 0.44 1,203
5 ALONE HISTORY 9:00 PM 60 0.43 1,790
6 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.42 1,813
7 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.39 1,798
8 TOP CHEF BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.39 1,055
9 ICE COLD KILLERS INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.35 1,423
10 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.35 890
11 PANDORAS BOX: UNLEASHING INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.35 1,340
12 THE OREILLY FACTOR FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.33 3,814
13 KELLY FILE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.33 3,066
14 NIGHTWATCH A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 62 0.33 1,136
15 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 33 0.32 804
16 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.32 2,913
17 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 61 0.30 1,041
18 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.30 2,582
19 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: PURDUE/OHIO STATE ESPN 7:00 PM 124 0.29 1,011
20 NASHVILLE CMT 9:00 PM 60 0.28 1,248
21 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.27 2,806
22 PARADISE RUN NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.26 1,481
23 PROJECT RUNWAY JUNIOR LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 62 0.26 999
24 NASHVILLE CMT 10:00 PM 60 0.26 1,203
25 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.26 530
26 IJ: INSIDE JOKES TRUTV 10:00 PM 30 0.25 505
27 SELECTION, THE HISTORY 10:00 PM 60 0.25 774
28 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.25 616
29 MY 600-LB LIFE: SUPER SIZ: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.24 790
30 IJ: INSIDE JOKES TRUTV 10:30 PM 30 0.23 501
31 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.23 490
32 INSIDE THE NBA TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 1:13 AM 50 0.23 569
33 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN 9:04 PM 115 0.23 731
34 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.23 2,824
35 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.23 522
36 HIS & HERS  L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.22 432
37 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 10:59 PM 61 0.21 568
38 SPORTSNATION        L ESPN 4:00 PM 30 0.21 442
39 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.19 482
40 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.19 943
41 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.19 391
42 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.19 827
43 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.19 1,734
44 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.18 443
45 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.18 381
46 E! NEWS E! 11:02 PM 62 0.18 490
47 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.18 807
48 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.18 1,518
49 LIP SYNC BATTLE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:32 PM 32 0.18 427
50 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.17 1,871
51 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.17 405
52 MYSTERIES AT THE MUSEUM TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.17 661
53 COMEDY KNOCKOUT TRUTV 11:00 PM 30 0.17 342
54 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.17 364
55 NBA PRE-GAME SHOW TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:00 PM 60 0.16 414
56 LA HAIR WETV 9:00 PM 63 0.16 463
57 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.16 728
58 AT MIDNIGHT COMEDY CENTRAL 11:33 PM 30 0.16 328
59 NFL INSIDERS  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.16 373
60 LIP SYNC BATTLE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 32 0.16 408
61 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.15 1,850
62 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.15 1,231
63 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.15 346
64 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.15 413
65 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.15 347
66 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 11:00 PM 30 0.14 394
67 MY KNIGHT AND ME THE CARTOON NETWORK 4:00 PM 30 0.14 636
68 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.14 715
69 ALCATRAZ: MYST MUSEUM TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.13 593
70 WILD NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.13 606
71 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.13 634
72 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.13 1,538
73 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.13 1,778
74 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.13 1,751
75 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.13 1,647
76 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.12 1,670
77 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.12 1,314
78 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.12 769
79 INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.12 487
80 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.12 859
81 WILD NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.11 534
82 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.11 1,181
83 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.11 1,572
84 P. KING DUCKLING DISNEY JUNIOR 2:25 PM 25 0.11 442
85 LOVE IT LIST IT TOO HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 AM 60 0.11 495
86 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.10 805
87 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.10 734
88 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.10 1,097
89 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.10 768
90 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.10 1,577
91 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.10 762
92 FCK THATS DELICIOUS VICELAND 10:00 PM 30 0.10 153
93 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: BUFFALO/CHICAGO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 8:27 PM 160 0.10 262
94 MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORN L: N/A ESPN2 6:00 AM 240 0.10 276
95 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.10 290
96 ACCESS MOVIE: WEDDING CRASHERS IFC TV 7:15 PM 165 0.09 214
97 VICE NEWS TONIGHT HBO PRIME 7:31 PM 22 0.09 280
98 THN: FAMILY EDITION LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:02 PM 60 0.09 408
99 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 6:30 PM 30 0.09 239
100 WILD NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.09 481
101 LOVE IT LIST IT TOO HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 AM 60 0.09 471
102 FOOLS GOLD HBO PRIME 5:35 PM 112 0.09 261
103 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.09 732
104 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.09 647
105 WOLF CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.09 704
106 LAS NOTICI..CON D.MAERKER GALAVISION 11:02 PM 48 0.09 202
107 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.08 584
108 PRIMETIME JUSTICE HLN 8:00 PM 60 0.08 331
109 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 707
110 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.08 244
111 NHL LIVE POST NBC SPORTS NETWORK 11:07 PM 53 0.08 154
112 PIZZA SHOW, THE VICELAND 10:30 PM 30 0.08 132
113 WILD AUSTRALIA NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 11:00 PM 60 0.08 414
114 GHOSTS IN THE HOOD WETV 10:03 PM 60 0.08 256
115 SIXTH SENSE, THE HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 107 0.08 269
116 BLACK MASS: BLACK MASS HBO PRIME 9:50 PM 123 0.08 196
117 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.08 622
118 IMPACT WRESTLING: 2017-101 POP 8:00 PM 130 0.08 290
119 RESTORATION GARAGE VELOCITY 10:00 PM 30 0.08 262
120 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.08 613
121 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.08 245
122 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 266
123 PORTLANDIA IFC TV 10:00 PM 30 0.07 161
124 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.07 718
125 BRINGING UP BATES UP 9:00 PM 60 0.07 227
126 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.07 357
127 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.07 427
128 MSNBC LIVE W/ T.HALL MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.07 585
129 WEATHER UNDERGROUND THE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.07 259
130 MEET THE BROWN BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:46 AM 34 0.07 185
131 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: CONNECTICUT/MEMPHIS ESPN2 7:00 PM 124 0.07 262
132 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN2 9:04 PM 116 0.07 279
133 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.KORNACKI MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.07 577
134 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.07 570
135 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.07 393
136 MSNBC LIVE W/K.SNOW MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.07 572
137 TINY HOUSE BIG LIVING DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.06 302
138 RESTORATION GARAGE VELOCITY 10:30 PM 30 0.06 236
139 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.06 304
140 AMHQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.06 334
141 WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 2:00 AM 60 0.06 197
142 COLL BSKTBL: PAC 12 L: UTAH/ARIZONA FOX SPORTS 1 10:00 PM 120 0.06 205
143 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.06 237
144 SPORTSNATION ESPN2 5:00 PM 30 0.06 154
145 AROUND THE HORN ESPN2 6:00 PM 30 0.06 169
146 PGA TOUR: 2017 SBS TOURNAMENT OF CHPS GOLF CHANNEL 5:58 PM 243 0.06 357
147 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 400
148 CLASSIC GAMES: NYG VS. GB 10/9/2016 NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 180 0.06 221
149 UNDISPUTED L: 85 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.06 116
150 ON THE STORY W/ HILL HLN 1:00 PM 60 0.05 139

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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.