January 23, 2020
 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.21.2020

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Written by: Mitch Salem

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  History’s CURSE OF OAK ISLAND dropped 0.06 from last week to 0.68 but was still Tuesday cable’s dominant leader (with a lead-in hour at 0.23), and the season premiere of PROJECT BLUE BOOK was at 0.27, down from last year’s 0.43 series premiere.  Bravo’s VANDERPUMP RULES was steady at 0.39.  On the first night of the Presidential trial, FOX News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT led cable news at 0.37/0.57/3.6M, with MSNBC’s primetime analysis segment at 0.31/0.45/2.8M, and CNN’s similar segment at 0.29/0.41/1.5M.  The second night of ID’s AARON HERHANDEZ: AN ID MURDER MYSTERY was at 0.35, BODY CAM was up 0.04 to 0.25, and HOMICIDE CITY gained 0.04 to 0.21.  ESPN’s COLLEGE BASKETBALL was at 0.28.  OWN’s THE HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS lost 0.04 to 0.27.  Discovery’s MOONSHINERS dropped a tenth to 0.24, and GUARDIANS OF THE GLADE was up 0.02 to 0.18.  On MTV, SIESTA KEY dropped 0.04 to 0.24, TEEN MOM held at 0.19, and RIDICULOUSNESS was down 0.02 to 0.09.  On TLC, MY BIG FAT FABULOUS LIFE ticked up to 0.22, and HOT & HEAVY was up a tick to 0.15  Food Network’s CHOPPED dropped 0.05 to 0.19.  On HGTV, FIXER TO FABULOUS ticked down to 0.18, and REHAB ADDICT was at 0.15.  VH1’s WILD N OUT was at 0.17/0.15 compared to last week’s 0.20/0.19.  Paramount’s INK MASTER was steady at 0.14.  POP’s SCHITT’S CREEK was down 0.02 to 0.12. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Tuesday January 21, 2020 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.68 3,263
2 VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.39 1,053
3 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.37 3,566
4 AARON HERNANDEZ: AN ID MU INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.35 1,320
5 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.34 3,783
6 IMPEACHMENT ANALYSIS MSNBC 9:25 PM 18 0.31 2,831
7 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: GEORGIA/KENTUCKY ESPN 7:00 PM 130 0.31 1,097
8 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 9:43 PM 17 0.29 1,470
9 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 15 0.28 1,614
10 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 58 0.28 740
11 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:22 PM 21 0.28 1,609
12 IMPEACHMENT OF DONALDTRMP MSNBC 9:43 PM 98 0.28 2,438
13 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN 9:10 PM 110 0.28 783
14 IMPEACHMENT OF DONALDTRMP MSNBC 8:15 PM 70 0.28 2,488
15 HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.27 1,494
16 PROJECT BLUE BOOK HISTORY 10:03 PM 63 0.27 1,433
17 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:25 PM 35 0.27 1,441
18 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 8:15 PM 45 0.27 1,589
19 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.26 3,173
20 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 10:27 PM 33 0.26 1,348
21 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 7:00 PM 25 0.26 1,465
22 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 10:00 PM 23 0.26 1,439
23 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.25 1,428
24 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:00 PM 60 0.25 615
25 BODY CAM INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.25 996
26 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 9:00 PM 22 0.25 1,539
27 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.25 1,588
28 IMPEACHMENT ANALYSIS MSNBC 7:26 PM 49 0.24 2,277
29 MOONSHINERS DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.24 1,119
30 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.24 1,473
31 SIESTA KEY SSN 3 MTV 8:00 PM 61 0.24 446
32 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.24 1,460
33 SENATE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.23 2,557
34 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 11:13 PM 27 0.23 1,159
35 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND SPCLS HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.23 1,727
36 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.23 1,427
37 SENATE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.23 2,547
38 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 11:00 PM 13 0.23 1,144
39 SENATE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.22 2,709
40 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.22 1,434
41 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.22 736
42 MY BIG FAT FABULOUS LIFE: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 122 0.22 889
43 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.21 1,981
44 SENATE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.21 2,678
45 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 11:40 PM 20 0.21 1,049
46 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 7:30 PM 30 0.21 1,025
47 IMPEACHMENT ANALYSIS MSNBC 11:21 PM 20 0.21 2,089
48 CONAN TBS NETWORK 11:00 PM 30 0.21 581
49 HOMICIDE CITY: CHARLOTTE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 8:00 PM 60 0.21 884
50 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.20 531
51 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.20 1,289
52 SENATE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.19 2,643
53 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.19 436
54 CHOPPED FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.19 781
55 IMPEACHMENT ANALYSIS MSNBC 4:49 PM 28 0.19 2,232
56 TEEN MOM:YOUNG & PREG S2 MTV 9:01 PM 59 0.19 354
57 SENATE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.19 2,663
58 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: LA CLIPPERS/DALLAS NBA-TV 8:29 PM 158 0.19 467
59 SENATE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.19 2,726
60 FIXER TO FABULOUS REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.18 980
61 GUARDIANS OF THE GLADES DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.18 776
62 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 12:00 AM 57 0.18 914
63 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 7:00 PM 30 0.18 995
64 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 58 0.18 553
65 IMPEACHMENT OF DONALDTRMP MSNBC 5:17 PM 26 0.18 2,030
66 NICK CANNON WILD N OUT 14 VH1 8:30 PM 30 0.17 376
67 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.17 343
68 SENATE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:30 PM 30 0.17 2,466
69 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 1:14 AM 12 0.17 898
70 IMPEACHMENT OF DONALDTRMP MSNBC 3:19 PM 90 0.16 2,065
71 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 1:03 AM 11 0.16 890
72 IMPEACHMENT OF DONALDTRMP MSNBC 11:41 PM 114 0.16 1,562
73 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.16 1,499
74 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.15 1,782
75 NICK CANNON WILD N OUT 14 VH1 8:00 PM 30 0.15 364
76 REHAB ADDICT REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.15 884
77 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.15 1,129
78 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 1:26 AM 10 0.15 850
79 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.15 2,105
80 REHAB ADDICT REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.15 796
81 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.15 537
82 HOT & HEAVY TLC 10:02 PM 60 0.15 561
83 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 35 0.15 526
84 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.14 1,873
85 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 1:36 AM 24 0.14 805
86 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 30 0.14 2,125
87 BAHAMAS LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 PM 30 0.14 626
88 NBA POSTGAME SHOW NBA-TV 11:07 PM 23 0.14 286
89 INK MASTER PARAMOUNT 10:00 PM 60 0.14 420
90 LIFE BELOW ZERO NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.14 754
91 IMPEACHMENT ANALYSIS MSNBC 2:51 PM 28 0.13 1,815
92 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.13 416
93 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.13 1,983
94 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.13 1,011
95 IMPEACHMENT OF DONALDTRMP: N/A MSNBC 12:30 PM 141 0.13 1,810
96 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.13 1,996
97 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.13 367
98 SCHITTS CREEK POP 9:00 PM 31 0.12 316
99 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 AM 60 0.12 1,390
100 BAHAMAS LIFE HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:30 PM 30 0.12 633
101 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: KANSAS ST/KANSAS ESPN2 7:00 PM 126 0.12 433
102 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.11 247
103 ADVENTURES OF PADDINGTON NICKELODEON 12:00 PM 30 0.11 524
104 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.11 1,331
105 TEXAS METAL MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 60 0.11 378
106 IMPEACHMENT ANALYSIS MSNBC 9:00 AM 86 0.11 1,333
107 IMPEACHMENT OF DONALDTRMP MSNBC 10:26 AM 61 0.11 1,392
108 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.11 321
109 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.11 307
110 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.10 294
111 PROFIT, THE CNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.10 332
112 LIFE BELOW: ICE BREAKERS NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.10 564
113 IMPEACHMENT ANALYSIS MSNBC 11:27 AM 63 0.10 1,516
114 IMPEACHMENT ANALYSIS MSNBC 1:35 AM 85 0.10 837
115 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 90 0.10 251
116 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: PITTSBURGH/PHILLY NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:33 PM 153 0.10 293
117 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 1:30 PM 90 0.09 272
118 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.09 494
119 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN16 MTV 10:00 PM 31 0.09 213
120 LIGHTS OUT COMEDY CENTRAL 11:35 PM 30 0.09 181
121 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.09 1,152
122 ADVENTURES OF PADDINGTON NICK JR 6:00 PM 30 0.09 385
123 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND SPCLS HISTORY 12:03 AM 60 0.09 475
124 HIGH NOON (9AM PACIFIC) ESPN 4:00 PM 30 0.09 266
125 RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GR NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.09 378
126 VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 10:30 PM 60 0.09 301
127 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.08 799
128 TIME MACHINE AC: UFO CONSPIRACY: HUNT FOR TRUTH HISTORY 2:00 PM 120 0.08 534
129 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 237
130 QUIEN DA MAS S2 UNIVERSO 10:00 PM 30 0.07 128
131 PREMIER LEAGUE L: ARSENAL/CHELSEA NBC SPORTS NETWORK 2:22 PM 182 0.07 225
132 QUIEN DA MAS S2 UNIVERSO 10:30 PM 30 0.07 121
133 QUIEN DA MAS S7 UNIVERSO 9:30 PM 30 0.07 148
134 UNDISPUTED L: 844 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.07 187
135 DEAD FILES POPUPS TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.07 280
136 DEAD FILES REPACK: TDFL-11R1R06H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.06 282
137 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 11:00 PM 60 0.06 165
138 JUNKYARD EMPIRE MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 60 0.06 257
139 QUIEN DA MAS S7 UNIVERSO 9:00 PM 30 0.06 141
140 HERD L: 1157 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.06 154
141 WWE BACKSTAGE L FOX SPORTS 1 11:16 PM 60 0.06 111
142 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 90 0.05 137
143 COMMON KNOWLEDGE GSN 5:30 PM 30 0.05 521
144 NBA PREGAME SHOW NBA-TV 8:00 PM 29 0.05 124
145 AMERICA SAYS GSN 9:00 PM 30 0.05 415
146 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.05 659
147 CATCH 21 (2019) GSN 6:00 PM 30 0.05 427
148 TIME MACHINE HISTORY 11:00 AM 60 0.05 320
149 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 397
150 STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE 9 BBC-AMERICA 8:00 PM 60 0.05 202

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About the Author

Mitch Salem
MITCH SALEM has worked on the business side of the entertainment industry for 20 years, as a senior business affairs executive and attorney for such companies as NBC, ABC, USA, Syfy, Bravo, and BermanBraun Productions, and before that, at the NY law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges. During all that, he has more or less constantly been going to the movies and watching TV, and writing about both since the 1980s. His film reviews also currently appear on screened.com and the-burg.com. In addition, he is co-writer of an episode of the television series "Felicity."