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December 5, 2018

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 12.4.2018

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  NCIS: NEW ORLEANS gained 0.1 in final numbers.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  History’s CURSE OF OAK ISLAND topped Tuesday cable, down 0.02 to 0.74, with the pre-show half-hour down 0.09 to 0.27, and lead-out BROTHERS IN ARMS down a tick to 0.26.  On Bravo, BELOW DECK gained 0.03 to 0.69, and UNANCHORED was at 0.16.  On USA, WWE SMACKDOWN fell 0.15 to 0.66, with lead-out episodes of CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST at 0.37/0.30, and REAL COUNTRY in the 11PM slot down 0.07 to 0.14.  MTV’s THE CHALLENGE lost 0.05 to 0.40.  On ID, BODY CAM ticked up to 0.34, and WELCOME TO MURDERTOWN was down 0.02 to 0.25.  MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW led cable news at 0.34/0.51/3.5M, with CNN’s CUOMO PRIME TIME at 0.27/0.39/1.5M, and Fox News’s HANNITY at 0.27/0.41/2.6M.  On TLC, THE LITTLE COUPLE rose 0.04 to 0.30, and 7 LITTLE JOHNSTONS was down 0.02 to 0.21.  TBS’s THE GUEST BOOK dropped 0.06 to 0.28.  Food Network’s CHOPPED fell 0.08 to 0.28.  A&E’s LEAH REMINI: SCIENTOLOGY & THE AFTERMATH was down 0.07 to 0.27.  On HGTV, HOUSE HUNTERS INTL edged up 0.02 to 0.27, and HOUSE HUNTERS was at 0.26/0.24/0.24 compared to last week’s 0.27/0.26/0.25.  Paramount’s INK MASTER ticked down to 0.26.  Tru’s ADAM RUINS EVERYTHING shed 0.08 to 0.15.  Discovery’s VEGAS RAT RODS lost 0.04 to 0.15.  On Lifetime, HAPPILY EVER AFTER was steady at 0.14, and HONEYMOON ISLAND held at 0.09.  Syfy’s NIGHTFLYERS fell 0.05 from Monday’s episode to 0.09.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Tuesday December 4, 2018 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.74 3,302
2 BELOW DECK BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.69 1,814
3 WWE SMACKDOWN: WWE SMACKDOWN USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.66 1,948
4 CHALLENGE:RECKONING REU 2 MTV 9:00 PM 63 0.40 671
5 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 30 0.37 1,093
6 BODY CAM INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.34 1,139
7 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.34 3,465
8 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.31 849
9 LITTLE COUPLE: N/A TLC 9:00 PM 120 0.30 1,413
10 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 10:30 PM 30 0.30 956
11 GUEST BOOK, THE TBS NETWORK 10:30 PM 30 0.28 853
12 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 30 0.28 653
13 CHOPPED FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.28 951
14 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.27 1,505
15 CURSE OF OAK BEHIND DIG HISTORY 8:30 PM 30 0.27 1,617
16 LEAH REMINI: SCIENTOLOGY A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 61 0.27 927
17 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.27 2,858
18 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.27 2,615
19 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.27 1,280
20 BROTHERS IN ARMS HISTORY 10:03 PM 62 0.26 933
21 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.26 1,216
22 INK MASTER PARAMOUNT 10:00 PM 60 0.26 670
23 WELCOME TO MURDERTOWN INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.25 1,056
24 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.25 1,424
25 COLLEGE GAMEDAY-BKBL    L ESPN 9:03 PM 25 0.25 794
26 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.24 1,117
27 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:30 PM 30 0.24 1,106
28 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: FLORIDA/WEST VIRGINIA ESPN 9:28 PM 147 0.24 735
29 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: OKLAHOMA/NOTRE DAME ESPN 7:00 PM 123 0.24 683
30 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 11:55 PM 65 0.24 529
31 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.23 2,510
32 COLLEGE GAMEDAY-BKBL    L ESPN 6:30 PM 30 0.23 467
33 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.21 1,165
34 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.21 473
35 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.21 524
36 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.21 2,290
37 7 LITTLE JOHNSTONS TLC 8:00 PM 60 0.21 1,000
38 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.21 694
39 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.20 447
40 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.20 424
41 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.20 2,417
42 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.19 1,800
43 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.19 1,183
44 FAMILY BUSINESS, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 9:00 PM 60 0.19 582
45 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.18 351
46 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.18 2,221
47 HIGH NOON (9AM PACIFIC) L ESPN 4:00 PM 30 0.17 385
48 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.17 418
49 LIFE BELOW ZERO NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.17 1,005
50 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.17 2,208
51 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.16 374
52 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.16 1,129
53 UNANCHORED BRAVO 10:00 PM 60 0.16 507
54 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.16 1,218
55 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.16 821
56 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.16 1,968
57 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.15 398
58 ADAM RUINS EVERYTHING TRUTV 10:00 PM 30 0.15 346
59 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.15 1,712
60 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.15 1,050
61 VEGAS RAT RODS DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.15 546
62 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.14 311
63 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.14 1,946
64 REAL COUNTRY USA NETWORK 11:00 PM 61 0.14 489
65 MAFS: HAPPILY EVER AFTER LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 60 0.14 455
66 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 1:30 PM 90 0.14 337
67 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.14 947
68 EXP UNKNOWN: RELICS: THE HOLIEST OF RELICS TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.13 566
69 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.13 946
70 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.13 1,451
71 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.13 1,421
72 LIFE BELOW COMPILATION NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.13 738
73 AFTERNOON MOVIE: THIS CHRISTMAS FREEFORM 4:10 PM 160 0.13 314
74 PROFIT, THE CNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.12 430
75 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.12 1,641
76 LEGENDS OF THE LOST WITH TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.12 429
77 LEAH REMINI: SCIENTOLOGY A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 58 0.12 413
78 HUSTLE IN BROOKLYN BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 60 0.12 350
79 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.12 1,652
80 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.12 283
81 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 11:00 PM 30 0.12 430
82 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: SAN ANTONIO/UTAH NBA-TV 9:00 PM 147 0.11 322
83 CNN RIGHT NOW CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.11 887
84 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.11 1,472
85 BITCHIN RIDES MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 60 0.11 424
86 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.10 810
87 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.10 1,400
88 SPORTSCENTER SPECIAL ESPN2 9:36 PM 55 0.10 228
89 MONSTER ENCOUNTERS TRAVEL CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.10 338
90 PROFIT AN INSIDE LOOK CNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.10 348
91 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.10 1,466
92 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.10 653
93 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.10 775
94 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.10 1,328
95 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: TORONTO/BUFFALO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:32 PM 171 0.10 286
96 LONE STAR LAW ANIMAL PLANET 9:00 PM 60 0.09 384
97 NIGHTFLYERS SYFY 10:00 PM 49 0.09 390
98 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.09 1,120
99 RAQ RANTS BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 11:00 PM 30 0.09 240
100 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.09 1,212
101 HERD L: 874 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.09 194
102 MAFS: HONEYMOON ISLAND LIFETIME TELEVISION 11:03 PM 58 0.09 308
103 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.09 719
104 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.09 1,097
105 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.09 1,014
106 UNDISPUTED L: 557 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.09 191
107 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.09 629
108 LIVE FREE: DOWN&DIRTY CPL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.08 518
109 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.08 293
110 HAND BUILT HOT RODS MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 60 0.08 368
111 VICE NEWS TONIGHT HBO PRIME 7:30 PM 23 0.08 277
112 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.08 1,188
113 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.08 1,208
114 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.08 1,233
115 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.08 998
116 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.08 1,210
117 UNEARTHED SCIENCE 10:00 PM 60 0.08 327
118 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN2 11:00 PM 35 0.07 159
119 MSNBC LIVE W/ A.VELSHI MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.07 1,095
120 MSNBC LIVE W/VELSHI&RUHLE MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.07 1,063
121 HOME & FAMILY: N/A HALLMARK CHANNEL 10:00 AM 120 0.07 347
122 BUSY TONIGHT E! 10:00 PM 30 0.07 148
123 MYSTERIES OF ABANDONED SCIENCE 9:00 PM 60 0.07 330
124 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 486
125 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.07 1,361
126 NBA PREGAME SHOW NBA-TV 8:30 PM 30 0.07 161
127 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN2 2:00 PM 66 0.07 199
128 LEAH REMINI: SCIENTOLOGY A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 58 0.07 326
129 NBA POSTGAME SHOW NBA-TV 11:27 PM 63 0.06 164
130 GHOSTS OF GIRLFRIENDS PAS HBO PRIME 5:45 PM 101 0.06 146
131 PRESTIGE, THE: PRESTIGE, THE HBO PRIME 8:15 PM 130 0.06 134
132 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.06 175
133 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.06 1,007
134 RICKEY SMILEY FOR REAL TV ONE 8:00 PM 60 0.06 172
135 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.06 1,034
136 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   L ESPN2 4:30 PM 30 0.05 156
137 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: PROVIDENCE/BOSTON COLLEGE ESPN2 7:00 PM 156 0.05 182
138 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 423
139 NBA GAMETIME LIVE NBA-TV 7:00 PM 90 0.05 105
140 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 261
141 MAN V. FOOD COOKING CHANNEL 10:00 PM 30 0.05 134
142 HIGH NOON (9AM PACIFIC) ESPN2 5:00 PM 30 0.05 125
143 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.05 138
144 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN2 10:31 PM 29 0.05 151
145 BURGERS, BREW & QUE COOKING CHANNEL 9:00 PM 30 0.05 151
146 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 5:00 PM 60 0.05 161
147 PREMIER LEAGUE L: MANCHESTER CITY/WATFORD NBC SPORTS NETWORK 2:43 PM 142 0.05 136
148 FULL GAME BROADCAST: 2018 WK 13 LAC VS. PIT NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 180 0.05 197
149 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.05 114
150 AMHQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.05 179

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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."




One Comment


  1. Chris

    Fox doesn’t know what they’ve gotten themselves into with Smackdown. 1.9 rating. The WWE fanbase is tuning out in droves



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