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December 31, 2020

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 12.29.2020

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  There was a significant upward adjustment (to the next tenth) for the TO TELL THE TRUTH rerun in final numbers.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL bowl games were at 0.80/0.78.  On History, CURSE OF OAK ISLAND gained 0.07 to 0.62, with the lead-out hour up 0.06 to 0.29.  TNT’s NBA doubleheader was at 0.46/0.31.  Discovery’s MOONSHINERS was at 0.32/0.26, compared to last week’s 0.25/0.21.  On HGTV, FIXER TO FABULOUS jumped 0.13 to 0.31, HOUSE HUNTERS climbed 0.13 to 0.28, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was up 0.05 to 0.21.  Food Network’s CHOPPED was at 0.29, and SUPERMARKET STAKEOUT was at 0.24.  Cable news was led by CNN’s SITUATION ROOM at 0.27/0.41/2.2M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.21/0.35/2.6M and Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.17/0.33/2.8M.  On MTV, TEEN MOM edged up 0.02 to 0.27, and CATFISH was up 0.07 to 0.20.  On TLC, MY BIG FAT FABULOUS LIFE was steady at 0.24, 7 LITTLE JOHNSTONS returned at 0.21, and WELCOME TO PLATHVILLE ticked up to 0.20.  On ID, MURDER IN THE HEARTLAND rose 0.06 to 0.22, and DEAD SILENT ticked up to 0.17.  OWN’s THE HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS was up 0.02 to 0.19.  A&E’s THE FIRST 48 was at 0.16. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Tuesday December 29, 2020 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 COLL FTBL BOWL GAME L: OKLAHOMA STATE/MIAMI ESPN 5:30 PM 224 0.80 3,200
2 COLL FTBL BOWL GAME L: TEXAS/COLORADO ESPN 9:14 PM 216 0.78 2,977
3 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.62 3,111
4 NBA BASKETBALL: PELICANS/SUNS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:05 PM 139 0.46 1,151
5 MOONSHINERS DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.32 1,269
6 NBA BASKETBALL: BUCKS/HEAT TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:44 PM 141 0.31 837
7 FIXER TO FABULOUS HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.31 1,590
8 BEYOND OAK ISLAND HISTORY 10:03 PM 62 0.29 1,721
9 CHOPPED FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.29 1,013
10 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.28 1,554
11 INSIDE THE NBA TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 12:24 AM 51 0.28 600
12 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.27 2,152
13 TEEN MOM II SSN10 MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.27 600
14 MOONSHINERS: MASTER DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.26 1,069
15 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.26 1,902
16 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.26 1,840
17 FIXER TO FABULOUS REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.25 1,218
18 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.25 2,120
19 SPORTSCENTER AFT    L ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.24 888
20 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.24 1,779
21 MY BIG FAT FABULOUS LIFE TLC 9:00 PM 60 0.24 1,126
22 CNN TONIGHT CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.23 1,836
23 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.23 1,674
24 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.23 1,976
25 MURDER IN THE HEARTLAND INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.22 1,089
26 PREMIER LEAGUE L: WOLVES/MANCHESTER UNITED NBC SPORTS NETWORK 2:58 PM 133 0.22 545
27 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.21 2,629
28 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.21 1,647
29 7 LITTLE JOHNSTONS TLC 8:00 PM 60 0.21 1,071
30 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.21 1,551
31 SUPERMARKET STAKEOUT FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.21 696
32 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 12:50 AM 70 0.21 631
33 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.21 1,289
34 WELCOME TO PLATHVILLE TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.20 1,027
35 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.20 472
36 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.20 587
37 CATFISH:THE TV SHOW SSN8C MTV 9:00 PM 60 0.20 419
38 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.19 1,703
39 HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.19 1,117
40 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.19 438
41 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.19 475
42 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.18 461
43 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.18 1,394
44 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.17 429
45 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.17 1,318
46 LONE STAR LAW: PATROL DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:00 PM 61 0.17 688
47 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.17 2,830
48 NBA PRE-GAME SHOW TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:30 PM 14 0.17 488
49 DEAD SILENT INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.17 916
50 PREMIER LEAGUE L: ARSENAL/BRIGHTON NBC SPORTS NETWORK 12:55 PM 123 0.17 393
51 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.17 357
52 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.16 2,306
53 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.16 1,219
54 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.16 1,760
55 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 59 0.16 624
56 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.15 1,759
57 DEADLINE: WH SPECIAL MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.15 1,767
58 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.15 1,924
59 COLL BSKBL:BIG 10 L FOX SPORTS 1 9:06 PM 117 0.15 653
60 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.14 2,511
61 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.13 2,526
62 LIFE BELOW ZERO NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.13 894
63 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.13 1,060
64 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.13 1,858
65 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.13 1,758
66 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.12 2,029
67 MSNBC LIVE W/A.MOHYELDIN MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.12 1,587
68 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.12 344
69 STREETS OF DREAMS CNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.11 374
70 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.11 1,519
71 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.11 1,524
72 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.11 1,532
73 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.10 304
74 BILL HEMMER REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.10 1,288
75 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 1:03 AM 59 0.10 343
76 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.10 1,426
77 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.10 1,856
78 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.10 1,449
79 DALLAS COWBOYS CHRLDRS 15 CMT 10:00 PM 60 0.10 260
80 PREMIER LEAGUE GOAL ZONE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 5:11 PM 49 0.10 260
81 BELLE COLLECTIVE SPECIAL OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.09 461
82 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.09 1,281
83 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND SPCLS HISTORY 5:00 PM 60 0.09 483
84 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.09 552
85 PROFIT AN INSIDE LOOK CNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.09 379
86 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.09 1,400
87 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 780
88 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.08 1,351
89 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.08 1,286
90 DEAD FILES REPACK: TDFL-2R3R05PH TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.08 354
91 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.08 842
92 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.08 1,159
93 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.08 1,303
94 CELEBRITY GAME FACE E! 10:00 PM 60 0.08 291
95 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.07 1,327
96 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.07 1,468
97 LIFE BELOW ZERO SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 7:00 PM 60 0.07 455
98 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.07 1,141
99 UNDISPUTED L: 1074 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.07 172
100 COLL BSKBL:BIG 10 L: PURDUE/RUTGERS FOX SPORTS 1 7:00 PM 126 0.07 400
101 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.07 237
102 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 215
103 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.07 924
104 TIME MACHINE: NOSTRADAMUS: 21ST CENT PROPH REV HISTORY 10:00 AM 120 0.07 447
105 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.07 1,282
106 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.07 620
107 HERD L: 1387 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.06 161
108 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.06 1,123
109 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.06 1,237
110 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.06 1,188
111 ATLAS OF CURSED PLACES NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.06 376
112 LIFE BELOW ZERO NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.05 302
113 WHEELER DEALERS MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 60 0.05 291
114 DR POL COMPILATION NAT GEO WILD 8:00 PM 61 0.05 371
115 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.05 178
116 FULL GAME BROADCAST: 2020 WK 16 MIA VS. LV NFL NETWORK 8:30 PM 150 0.05 208
117 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 AM 60 0.05 662
118 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.05 89
119 CRAIG OF THE CREEK THE CARTOON NETWORK 10:00 AM 15 0.05 254
120 GET UP: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.05 122
121 STINCHFIELD NEWSMAX TV 8:00 PM 60 0.04 355
122 GOOD MORNING FOOTBALL: N/A NFL NETWORK 7:00 AM 180 0.04 128
123 INCREDIBLE DR POL NAT GEO WILD 9:01 PM 60 0.04 283
124 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.04 142
125 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 AM 60 0.04 567
126 INCREDIBLE DR POL NAT GEO WILD 6:00 PM 60 0.04 250
127 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.04 184
128 INCREDIBLE DR POL NAT GEO WILD 4:00 PM 60 0.04 201
129 GRAND DESIGNS:UNBELIEVABL DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.04 280
130 FLIPPING BANGERS MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 60 0.04 166
131 GREG KELLY REPORTS NEWSMAX TV 7:00 PM 60 0.04 383
132 WORLD?S MOST SECRET HOMES DIY NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.04 299
133 CHRIS SALCEDO SHOW, THE NEWSMAX TV 5:00 PM 60 0.04 323
134 SPICER & CO NEWSMAX TV 6:00 PM 60 0.04 389
135 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN2 6:00 PM 60 0.04 101
136 INCREDIBLE DR POL NAT GEO WILD 5:00 PM 60 0.03 221
137 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.03 185
138 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.03 91
139 MASTER MINDS GSN 4:00 PM 30 0.03 572
140 QUIEN DA MAS TEXAS S2 UNIVERSO 9:30 PM 30 0.03 74
141 NFL LIVE ESPN2 12:30 AM 60 0.03 94
142 CLOSING BELL: N/A CNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.03 214
143 QUIEN DA MAS S4 UNIVERSO 10:00 PM 60 0.03 83
144 HOWIE CARR SHOW, THE NEWSMAX TV 4:00 PM 60 0.03 286
145 NFL 360 NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 30 0.03 114
146 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 12:00 AM 60 0.03 104
147 AMERICAN AGENDA: N/A NEWSMAX TV 2:00 PM 120 0.03 272
148 FIRST THINGS FIRST L: 835 FOX SPORTS 1 7:30 AM 120 0.03 66
149 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.03 102
150 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 8:00 AM 60 0.03 62

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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.




3 Comments


  1. Philip

    Mitch,
    Happy Holidays. Any numbers for Impact Wrestling on AXS at 8?



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