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February 23, 2017
 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.21.2017

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

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

Final Bcast 2017 Feb 21.TUE

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS: On USA, WWE SMACKDOWN was up 0.08 to 0.95, and it was followed by the season premiere of CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST at 0.73 (far better than SHOOTER had been doing in that slot).  TBS’s THE DETOUR returned with back-to-back episodes at 0.57/0.46, considerably better than the Season 1 finale episodes at 0.41/0.34, and also above the series premiere’s 0.52/0.46.  Back-to-back season finale episodes of Lifetime’s DANCE MOMS were both at 0.39, up 0.05 from last week’s single episode, and THE POP GAME premiered at 0.17.  MTV’s THE CHALLENGE grew by 0.05 to 0.46, and STRANDED WITH A MILLION premiered at 0.22.  

The season finale of History’s CURSE OF OAK ISLAND topped Tuesday cable, up a tenth to 0.99. OWN’s THE HAVES AND HAVE NOTS gained 0.07 to 0.75.  On HGTV, FIXER UPPER ticked up to 0.68, HOUSE HUNTERS was at 0.46, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was at 0.36.  On Bravo, REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS rose 0.03 to 0.59, and IMPOSTERS held at 0.22. Discovery’s MOONSHINERS was steady at 0.57, and KILLING FIELDS was down 0.06 to 0.33.  Food Network’s CHOPPED jumped 0.12 to 0.41, and CHOPPED JR was up 0.14 to 0.36.  A 5PM LOUD HOUSE on Nickelodeon was at 0.41, with lead-out BUNSEN IS A BEAST at 0.30.  BET’s BEING MARY JANE slipped 0.03 to 0.38.  FX’s TABOO tumbled 0.06 to 0.35. On Comedy Central, TOSH.0 fell 0.07 to 0.33, and DETROITERS was down 0.04 to 0.19.  On Freeform, THE FOSTERS ticked down to 0.28, and SWITCHED AT BIRTH was up 0.04 to 0.24.  Syfy’s FACE OFF grew by a tick to 0.27.  TLC’s MY BIG FAT FABULOUS LIFE lost a tenth to 0.24, and TATTOO GIRLS was down 0.03 to 0.18.  WGN’s OUTSIDERS was steady at 0.24.  A&E’s ESCAPING POLYGAMY gained a hundredth to 0.18.  On TV Land, TEACHERS ticked down to 0.14, and THROWING SHADE stayed at 0.08.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Final Cable 2017 Feb 21.TUE

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Tuesday February 21, 2017 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND: BLOOD IS THICKER 43 HISTORY 9:00 PM 123 0.99 3,790
2 WWE SMACKDOWN: WWE SMACKDOWN USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.95 2,792
3 HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.75 2,762
4 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 32 0.73 1,974
5 FIXER UPPER HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.68 3,105
6 REAL HOUSEWIVES BEV HILLS BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.59 1,658
7 DETOUR, THE TBS NETWORK 10:00 PM 30 0.57 1,456
8 MOONSHINERS DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.57 1,559
9 DETOUR, THE TBS NETWORK 10:30 PM 33 0.46 1,113
10 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.46 2,147
11 CHALLENGE: INVASION MTV 9:00 PM 60 0.46 760
12 CHOPPED FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.41 1,052
13 LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 5:00 PM 30 0.41 1,709
14 DANCE MOMS LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 62 0.39 1,186
15 DANCE MOMS LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:02 PM 60 0.39 1,227
16 BEING MARY JANE S4 BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 60 0.38 1,008
17 THE OREILLY FACTOR FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.37 3,839
18 CHOPPED JUNIOR FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.36 1,070
19 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.36 1,767
20 TABOO FX 10:00 PM 83 0.35 1,034
21 SHADOW OF DOUBT INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.34 1,191
22 TOSH.O COMEDY CENTRAL 10:00 PM 30 0.33 641
23 KILLING FIELDS DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:00 PM 61 0.33 1,022
24 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.30 756
25 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: INDIANA/IOWA ESPN 9:09 PM 148 0.30 954
26 BUNSEN IS A BEAST NICKELODEON 5:30 PM 30 0.30 1,378
27 WEB OF LIES INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.29 1,072
28 FIRST 100 DAYS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.29 2,659
29 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.29 2,836
30 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.29 2,444
31 FOSTERS, THE FREEFORM 8:00 PM 61 0.28 730
32 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.27 1,187
33 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.27 1,140
34 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.27 2,140
35 FACE OFF SYFY 9:00 PM 60 0.27 733
36 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.26 1,131
37 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.26 2,093
38 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.26 3,039
39 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: SOUTH CAROLINA/FLORIDA ESPN 7:00 PM 129 0.25 799
40 AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL THE CARTOON NETWORK 5:00 PM 15 0.25 1,143
41 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:37 PM 23 0.25 596
42 MY BIG FAT FABULOUS LIFE TLC 9:00 PM 62 0.24 855
43 RUSTY RIVETS NICKELODEON 1:00 PM 30 0.24 1,019
44 SWITCHED AT BIRTH FREEFORM 9:01 PM 61 0.24 521
45 OUTSIDERS WGN AMERICA 9:00 PM 60 0.24 773
46 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.24 503
47 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.23 500
48 RIDE NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 30 0.23 984
49 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.23 1,011
50 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.23 2,107
51 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.22 546
52 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 11:00 PM 30 0.22 693
53 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.22 2,905
54 CAMPUS PD SPIKE TV 11:00 PM 30 0.22 573
55 IMPOSTERS BRAVO 10:00 PM 60 0.22 627
56 STRANDED WITH A MILLION MTV 10:00 PM 62 0.22 420
57 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.21 1,692
58 BAD GIRLS CLUB OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.21 412
59 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.21 974
60 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.21 2,068
61 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.21 954
62 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.21 480
63 CAMPUS PD SPIKE TV 11:30 PM 30 0.20 542
64 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.20 2,142
65 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.20 1,697
66 SPORTSNATION        L ESPN 3:30 PM 60 0.20 420
67 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.20 405
68 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.19 2,004
69 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.19 2,108
70 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 30 0.19 1,512
71 DETROITERS COMEDY CENTRAL 10:30 PM 30 0.19 366
72 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.19 1,048
73 NBA: THE JUMP  L ESPN 3:00 PM 30 0.19 396
74 CAMPUS PD SPIKE TV 9:00 PM 30 0.19 554
75 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.19 393
76 WOLF CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.18 892
77 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.18 1,976
78 ESCAPING POLYGAMY AC A&E NETWORK 10:00 PM 62 0.18 447
79 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.18 373
80 TATTOO GIRLS TLC 10:02 PM 62 0.18 499
81 CAMPUS PD SPIKE TV 9:30 PM 30 0.18 512
82 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.17 366
83 POP GAME LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:02 PM 60 0.17 460
84 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.17 1,886
85 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.17 953
86 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.17 364
87 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.16 1,837
88 LEGEND OF TARZAN, THE HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 110 0.16 517
89 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.16 325
90 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.16 1,302
91 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.16 354
92 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.15 897
93 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.15 1,403
94 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.15 1,000
95 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.15 319
96 P. KING DUCKLING DISNEY JUNIOR 2:30 PM 25 0.15 570
97 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.14 1,973
98 TEACHERS TV LAND 10:00 PM 30 0.14 482
99 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.14 686
100 HACK MY LIFE TRUTV 10:00 PM 30 0.13 294
101 NFL INSIDERS  L ESPN 1:30 PM 30 0.13 320
102 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.13 382
103 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.12 708
104 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.12 299
105 DIGBY DRAGON NICK JR 7:00 PM 30 0.12 504
106 MBFFL: EXTRA FABULOUS TLC 8:00 PM 60 0.11 462
107 UCL ROUND OF 16 L: MANCHESTER CITY/MONACO FOX SPORTS 1 2:30 PM 150 0.11 262
108 REAL SPORTS 17 HBO PRIME 10:00 PM 58 0.11 272
109 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.11 538
110 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.10 497
111 BIZARRE FOODS W/ANDREW Z TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.10 330
112 LEGEND OF TARZAN, THE HBO PRIME 11:50 AM 110 0.10 307
113 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.10 1,044
114 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.10 677
115 VICE NEWS TONIGHT HBO PRIME 7:31 PM 23 0.10 300
116 E! NEWS E! 11:02 PM 62 0.10 273
117 SEVEN YEAR SWITCH: I DO OR I DONT 208 FYI 9:00 PM 122 0.10 236
118 WHAT ON EARTH SCIENCE 9:01 PM 61 0.10 329
119 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.10 523
120 SECRETS OF UNDERGROUND SCIENCE 10:02 PM 61 0.10 334
121 BREAK HBO PRIME 9:50 PM 10 0.10 254
122 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.09 813
123 MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORN L: N/A ESPN2 6:00 AM 240 0.09 221
124 HACK MY LIFE TRUTV 10:30 PM 30 0.09 212
125 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.09 827
126 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.08 539
127 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: CHICAGO/MINNESOTA NBC SPORTS NETWORK 8:04 PM 160 0.08 236
128 THROWING SHADE TV LAND 10:30 PM 30 0.08 259
129 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: OKLAHOMA ST/BAYLOR ESPN2 7:00 PM 123 0.08 344
130 YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, T POP 7:00 PM 60 0.08 538
131 GAME OF DATING TV ONE 8:00 PM 60 0.08 220
132 BILLION DOLLAR BUYER CNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.08 287
133 CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE HBO PRIME 12:30 AM 108 0.08 195
134 BATTLE EX BESTIES OXYGEN MEDIA 9:00 PM 60 0.07 159
135 MIGHTY CAR MODS VELOCITY 10:00 PM 60 0.07 185
136 WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 2:00 AM 60 0.07 186
137 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 1:00 PM 120 0.07 187
138 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.07 621
139 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 6:30 PM 30 0.07 221
140 CONCACAF LC – L: SAPRISSA / PACHUCA UNIVISION DEPORTES 9:00 PM 120 0.07 160
141 BATMAN V SUPERMAN:DAWN OF: BATMAN V SUPERMAN:DAWN OF HBO PRIME 3:55 PM 152 0.07 180
142 FOR THE RECORD W/GRETA MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.07 836
143 UNCENSORED WITH MICHAEL W NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 11:00 PM 60 0.07 210
144 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.07 696
145 NBA: THE JUMP ESPN2 4:00 PM 30 0.06 175
146 MSNBC LIVE W/K.SNOW MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.06 689
147 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.06 253
148 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.06 693
149 AROUND THE HORN ESPN2 6:00 PM 30 0.06 160
150 BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, T POP 6:30 PM 30 0.06 343

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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.