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January 7, 2021

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.5.2021

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  The only significant adjustment (to the next tenth) was for FOX’s AMERICAN ROAD TRIP. 

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  As will also probably be the case for Wednesday, Tuesday cable was dominated by news, here on the Georgia runoffs.  CNN’s 10PM hour led with 0.92/1.21/3.8M, with MSNBC’s 11TH HOUR WITH BRIAN WILLIAMS at 0.73/1.10/4.6M, and Fox News’s THE INGRAHAM ANGLE at 0.47/0.76/4.4M.  The top-rated non-news original was History’s CURSE OF OAK ISLAND, down 0.02 to 0.60, with THE PROOF IS OUT THERE at 0.23/0.17.  ESPN’s HEISMAN TROPHY presentation was at 0.39.  Discovery’s MOONSHINERS was at 0.30/0.26, compared to last week’s 0.32/0.26, and LONE STAR LAW was at 0.11.  On TLC, MY BIG FAT FABULOUS LIFE gained 0.05 to 0.29, WELCOME TO PLATHVILLE ticked up to 0.21, and 7 LITTLE JOHNSTONS ticked down to 0.20.  On Food Network, CHOPPED ticked down to 0.28, and SUPERMARKET STAKEOUT was down 0.02 to 0.22.  On MTV, TEEN MOM dropped 0.04 to 0.23, and CATFISH was down 0.03 to 0.17.  On HGTV, FIXER TO FABULOUS fell 0.11 to 0.20, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was down 0.07 to 0.14.  OWN’s THE HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS grew by a tick to 0.20.  On ID, MURDER IN THE HEARTLAND lost 0.05 to 0.17, and DEAD SILENT was down 0.04 to 0.13. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Tuesday January 5, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 ELECTION NIGHT AMER CONT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.92 3,815
2 ELECTION NIGHT AMER CONT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.88 3,452
3 ELECTION NIGHT AMER CONT CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.88 3,949
4 ELECTION NIGHT AMER CONT CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.81 3,928
5 ELECTION NIGHT AMER CONT CNN 12:00 AM 30 0.78 3,220
6 ELECTION NIGHT AMER CONT CNN 12:30 AM 30 0.75 3,068
7 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.73 4,619
8 MSNBC ELECTION COVERAGE: GEORGIA SENATE RUNOFFS MSNBC 8:00 PM 180 0.68 4,655
9 ELECTION NIGHT AMER CONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.64 3,279
10 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.60 2,991
11 MSNBC ELECTION COVERAGE MSNBC 12:00 AM 60 0.60 3,822
12 ELECTION NIGHT AMER CONT CNN 1:00 AM 60 0.54 2,301
13 ELECTION NIGHT AMER CONT CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.50 2,640
14 ELECTION NIGHT AMER CONT CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.48 2,778
15 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.47 4,424
16 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.47 4,371
17 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.45 3,308
18 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.43 3,430
19 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.42 4,253
20 HEISMAN TROPHY     L ESPN 7:00 PM 65 0.39 1,516
21 ELECTION NIGHT AMER CONT CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.39 1,830
22 ELECTION NIGHT AMER CONT CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.37 2,555
23 ELECTION DAY AMER CONT CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.34 2,424
24 ELECTION DAY AMER CONT CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.34 2,193
25 MSNBC ELECTION COVERAGE MSNBC 1:00 AM 60 0.32 2,514
26 MOONSHINERS DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 61 0.30 1,066
27 MY BIG FAT FABULOUS LIFE TLC 9:00 PM 61 0.29 1,100
28 ELECTION DAY AMER CONT CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.29 2,086
29 MSNBC ELECTION COVERAGE MSNBC 6:30 PM 30 0.28 2,869
30 CHOPPED FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.28 1,022
31 ELECTION DAY AMER CONT CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.27 1,973
32 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.26 2,782
33 MOONSHINERS: MASTER DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:01 PM 60 0.26 939
34 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.26 1,835
35 FIXER TO FABULOUS REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.23 1,329
36 TEEN MOM II S10 REUNION 1 MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.23 525
37 PROOF IS OUT THERE HISTORY 10:03 PM 30 0.23 1,517
38 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 30 0.22 2,806
39 SUPERMARKET STAKEOUT FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.22 774
40 WELCOME TO PLATHVILLE TLC 10:01 PM 60 0.21 1,009
41 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.21 2,397
42 MSNBC ELECTION COVERAGE MSNBC 2:00 AM 60 0.21 1,837
43 ELECTION DAY AMER CONT CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.21 1,595
44 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.20 766
45 FIXER TO FABULOUS HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 61 0.20 1,344
46 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.20 3,019
47 7 LITTLE JOHNSTONS TLC 8:00 PM 60 0.20 908
48 HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.19 1,124
49 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND SPCLS HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.19 1,462
50 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: NORTH CAROLINA/MIAMI ESPN 8:05 PM 131 0.18 706
51 MURDER IN THE HEARTLAND INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.17 892
52 HOUSE HUNTERS REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 31 0.17 1,228
53 PROOF IS OUT THERE HISTORY 10:33 PM 30 0.17 1,127
54 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.17 2,698
55 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.17 517
56 ELECTION DAY AMER CONT CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.17 1,432
57 CATFISH:THE TV SHOW SSN8C MTV 9:00 PM 60 0.17 345
58 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: LA LAKERS/MEMPHIS NBA-TV 8:01 PM 147 0.17 441
59 ELECTION DAY AMER CONT CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.16 1,240
60 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN 10:16 PM 105 0.15 477
61 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.14 327
62 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:32 PM 30 0.14 1,154
63 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.14 1,589
64 MSNBC LIVE W/A.MOHYELDIN MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.14 1,694
65 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.14 352
66 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.13 420
67 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.13 498
68 LIFE BELOW ZERO NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.13 810
69 DEAD SILENT INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.13 787
70 BILL HEMMER REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.12 1,426
71 BATTLE FOR AMERICA:SENATE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 AM 60 0.12 1,084
72 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.12 1,592
73 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: CHICAGO/PORTLAND NBA-TV 10:28 PM 151 0.12 330
74 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.12 1,427
75 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN19 MTV 11:00 PM 30 0.12 303
76 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.12 1,413
77 LIFE BELOW COMPILATION NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.12 742
78 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF DALLAS BRAVO 9:00 PM 57 0.12 337
79 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.11 1,023
80 RYANS MYSTERY PLAYDATE NICKELODEON 9:00 AM 30 0.11 336
81 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.11 1,457
82 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.11 1,460
83 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.11 1,362
84 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.11 354
85 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN 2:00 PM 30 0.11 253
86 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.11 1,529
87 LONE STAR LAW: PATROL DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:01 PM 61 0.11 520
88 MUPPET BABIES DISNEY JUNIOR 5:00 PM 25 0.11 406
89 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.11 1,631
90 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF DALLAS BRAVO 8:30 PM 30 0.11 316
91 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.11 362
92 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN2 9:06 PM 119 0.10 436
93 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.10 1,581
94 CELEBRITY GAME FACE E! 10:00 PM 60 0.10 275
95 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.10 1,530
96 DALLAS COWBOYS CHRLDRS 15 CMT 10:00 PM 60 0.10 255
97 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 2:30 PM 30 0.10 269
98 UNDERGROUND ON OWN OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 90 0.10 545
99 GEORGIA RUNOFF SPECIAL CO: N/A NEWSMAX TV 7:00 PM 180 0.09 609
100 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.09 1,357
101 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.09 1,528
102 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.09 1,292
103 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 217
104 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.09 1,360
105 FIRST LOOK: DPLUS HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:30 PM 30 0.09 588
106 RIZZOLI & ISLES LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 61 0.08 596
107 UNPOLISHED RECAP TLC 11:01 PM 59 0.08 461
108 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 799
109 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 218
110 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.08 231
111 ROB SCHMITT TONIGHT NEWSMAX TV 10:00 PM 60 0.07 494
112 RIZZOLI & ISLES LIFETIME TELEVISION 12:01 AM 61 0.07 414
113 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: FLORIDA/ALABAMA ESPN2 7:00 PM 126 0.07 243
114 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 9:57 PM 31 0.07 218
115 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.07 725
116 BATTLE FOR AMERICA:SENATE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 AM 60 0.07 756
117 SPICER & CO NEWSMAX TV 6:00 PM 60 0.07 581
118 CHRIS SALCEDO SHOW, THE NEWSMAX TV 5:00 PM 60 0.07 484
119 HERD L: 1393 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.07 164
120 NBA PREGAME SHOW NBA-TV 7:30 PM 31 0.07 166
121 STREETS OF DREAMS CNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.06 243
122 LIFE BELOW COMPILATION NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.06 549
123 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND SPCLS HISTORY 4:00 PM 60 0.06 443
124 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND SPCLS HISTORY 5:00 PM 60 0.06 520
125 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.06 1,129
126 AMERICAN AGENDA: N/A NEWSMAX TV 2:00 PM 180 0.06 343
127 HOME & FAMILY: N/A HALLMARK CHANNEL 10:00 AM 120 0.06 269
128 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 215
129 FLIPPING BANGERS MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 60 0.05 199
130 UNDISPUTED L: 1079 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.05 158
131 UNDERGROUND ON OWN SP OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 10:30 PM 30 0.05 324
132 DEAD FILES REPACK: TDFL-2R3R06H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.05 320
133 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.05 881
134 AARON HERNANDEZ UNCOVERED: 101 PART 1 OXYGEN MEDIA 7:00 PM 121 0.04 187
135 GOOD MORNING FOOTBALL: N/A NFL NETWORK 7:00 AM 180 0.04 105
136 JUVENILE LIFERS A&E NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.04 222
137 QUIEN DA MAS TEXAS UNIVERSO 9:30 PM 30 0.04 108
138 WHEELER DEALERS MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 60 0.04 370
139 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.04 127
140 IMPACT WRESTLING: 2101 AXS TV 8:00 PM 120 0.04 148
141 DEAD FILES POPUPS TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.04 241
142 JOHN BACHMAN NOW: N/A NEWSMAX TV 12:00 PM 120 0.04 333
143 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L: 1037 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.04 79
144 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 166
145 AUTO MUNDIAL MOTOR TREND 7:00 PM 30 0.04 129
146 MASTER MINDS GSN 4:00 PM 30 0.04 500
147 NBA POSTGAME SHOW NBA-TV 12:59 AM 61 0.04 106
148 NOTICIAS CON D. MAERKER GALAVISION 12:30 AM 30 0.04 79
149 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.04 329
150 NFL LIVE ESPN2 5:00 PM 60 0.04 104

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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.




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