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March 1, 2017
 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.28.2017

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NETWORK FINALS:  FRESH OFF THE BOAT and THE REAL O’NEALS each lost 0.1 in final numbers.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

Final Bcast 2017 Feb 28.TUE

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  The Presidential Address took up the top slots on Tuesday cable, with Fox News peaking during the 9PM hour at 1.68 in the 18-49 demo and 10.7M total viewers, and CNN in the 10PM (Democratic response) hour at 1.04/4M.  On USA, WWE SMACKDOWN dropped 0.09 to 0.86, and CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST was down 0.04 to 0.69.  On HGTV, FIXER UPPER rose 0.02 to 0.70., HOUSE HUNTERS dropped 0.06 to 0.40, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL held at 0.36.  OWN’s THE HAVES AND HAVE NOTS fell 0.09 to 0.66.  On Bravo, REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS slipped 0.03 to 0.56, and IMPOSTERS was up 0.05 to 0.27.  MTV’s THE CHALLENGE was steady at 0.46, and STRANDED WITH A MILLION was down 0.03 to 0.19.  On History, a CURSE OF OAK ISLAND special was at 0.42, less than half the 0.99 for last week’s actual season finale.  TBS’s THE DETOUR was at 0.41, compared to 0.57/0.46 for last week’s back-to-back episodes. BET’s BEING MARY JANE climbed 0.03 to 0.41. The season finale of FX’s TABOO was up 0.03 to 0.38.  On Comedy Central, TOSH.0 gained 0.03 to 0.36, and DETROITERS ticked down to 0.18.  On Lifetime, LITTLE WOMEN:  LA returned at 0.34, and THE POP GAME was down 0.02 to 0.15.  Food Network’s CHOPPED fell 0.07 to 0.34. Syfy’s FACE OFF remained at 0.27.  On Freeform, THE FOSTERS shed 0.02 to 0.26, and SWITCHED AT BIRTH was down 0.03 to 0.21. TLC’s MY BIG FAT FABULOUS LIFE gained 0.02 to 0.26, and the season finale of TATTOO GIRLS was up 0.06 to 0.24.  WGN’s OUTSIDERS stayed at 0.24.  On TV Land, TEACHERS was steady at 0.14, and THROWING SHADE fell off the chart, down 0.02 to 0.06/242K.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Final Cable 2017 Feb 28.TUE

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Tuesday February 28, 2017 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 TRUMP ADDRESS TO CONGRESS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:09 PM 60 1.68 10,673
2 PRES ADDRESS/ANALYSIS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:09 PM 12 1.52 10,144
3 PRES ADDRESS/ANALYSIS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:30 PM 30 1.07 7,361
4 PRES ADDRESS POSTANALYSIS CNN 10:09 PM 11 1.04 4,013
5 PRES ADDRESS TO CONGRESS CNN 9:08 PM 61 1.02 3,912
6 PRES ADDRESS DEM RESPONSE CNN 10:20 PM 10 0.92 3,803
7 WWE SMACKDOWN: WWE SMACKDOWN USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.86 2,566
8 PRES ADDRESS POSTANALYSIS CNN 10:30 PM 30 0.76 2,958
9 FIXER UPPER HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.70 3,114
10 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 31 0.69 1,825
11 HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.66 2,333
12 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.58 3,868
13 REAL HOUSEWIVES BEV HILLS BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.56 1,477
14 THE OREILLY FACTOR FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.51 4,515
15 PRES ADDRESS POSTANALYSIS CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.48 1,902
16 CHALLENGE: INVASION MTV 9:00 PM 61 0.46 781
17 DEMOCRATIC RESPONSE MSNBC 10:15 PM 15 0.46 3,010
18 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: VANDERBILT/KENTUCKY ESPN 9:05 PM 127 0.46 1,487
19 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.44 1,741
20 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND SPCLS HISTORY 10:00 PM 63 0.42 1,724
21 DETOUR, THE TBS NETWORK 10:00 PM 30 0.41 984
22 BEING MARY JANE S4 BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 60 0.41 916
23 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 9:00 PM 75 0.40 2,641
24 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.40 2,059
25 TABOO FX 10:00 PM 84 0.38 1,021
26 TOSH.O COMEDY CENTRAL 10:00 PM 30 0.36 648
27 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: FLORIDA STATE/DUKE ESPN 7:00 PM 125 0.36 1,246
28 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.36 1,966
29 LITTLE WOMEN LA LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 62 0.34 913
30 CHOPPED FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.34 1,039
31 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 10:30 PM 90 0.32 2,444
32 WHO KILLED JANE DOE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.32 1,328
33 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.31 879
34 FIRST 100 DAYS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.30 2,570
35 WEB OF LIES INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.29 1,167
36 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:12 PM 48 0.29 772
37 FACE OFF SYFY 9:00 PM 60 0.27 809
38 IMPOSTERS BRAVO 10:00 PM 60 0.27 745
39 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.27 2,698
40 FOSTERS, THE FREEFORM 8:00 PM 61 0.26 658
41 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.26 2,654
42 MY BIG FAT FABULOUS LIFE TLC 9:00 PM 62 0.26 897
43 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.26 1,087
44 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.26 712
45 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.25 1,814
46 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.25 1,811
47 TATTOO GIRLS TLC 10:02 PM 62 0.24 566
48 OUTSIDERS WGN AMERICA 9:00 PM 60 0.24 825
49 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.23 2,157
50 AMC PREMIERE EVENT: ESCAPE PLAN AMC 7:00 PM 150 0.22 749
51 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.22 1,354
52 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 61 0.22 524
53 CNN TONIGHT CNN 12:00 AM 60 0.22 858
54 SWITCHED AT BIRTH FREEFORM 9:01 PM 61 0.21 508
55 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.21 976
56 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 12:00 AM 60 0.21 1,811
57 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.21 1,945
58 STRANDED WITH A MILLION MTV 10:01 PM 62 0.19 376
59 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:01 AM 59 0.19 460
60 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: GOLDEN STATE/WASHINGTON NBA-TV 7:02 PM 154 0.19 565
61 CNN TONIGHT CNN 1:00 AM 60 0.19 679
62 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 11:00 PM 30 0.19 529
63 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.18 416
64 DETROITERS COMEDY CENTRAL 10:30 PM 30 0.18 368
65 MIKE & DAVE NEED WEDDING HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 99 0.18 366
66 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.17 426
67 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.17 1,658
68 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.17 1,623
69 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.17 377
70 CONAN TBS NETWORK 11:00 PM 60 0.17 358
71 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.17 1,740
72 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: INDIANA/PURDUE ESPN2 7:00 PM 124 0.17 582
73 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.17 343
74 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.16 938
75 AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL THE CARTOON NETWORK 5:00 PM 30 0.16 833
76 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.16 425
77 BAD GIRLS CLUB OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.16 338
78 SPORTSNATION        L ESPN 3:30 PM 60 0.16 334
79 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.15 1,474
80 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.15 956
81 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: OKLAHOMA ST/IOWA ST ESPN2 9:04 PM 120 0.15 519
82 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.15 348
83 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.15 298
84 BIZARRE FOODS W/ANDREW Z TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.15 480
85 MBFFL: EXTRA FABULOUS TLC 8:00 PM 60 0.15 528
86 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.15 1,272
87 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.15 367
88 POP GAME LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:02 PM 60 0.15 371
89 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.15 528
90 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.14 757
91 TEACHERS TV LAND 10:00 PM 30 0.14 497
92 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.14 684
93 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.14 1,484
94 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.14 1,384
95 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.14 776
96 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.14 1,487
97 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.14 287
98 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.13 629
99 SPIKE TV MOVIE: AUSTIN POWERS: GOLDMEMBER SPIKE TV 6:00 PM 120 0.13 305
100 WOLF CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.13 693
101 AT MIDNIGHT COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 30 0.13 296
102 NBA GAMETIME LIVE NBA-TV 9:36 PM 54 0.13 345
103 DAILY SHOW BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 12:00 AM 34 0.12 262
104 HACK MY LIFE TRUTV 10:00 PM 30 0.12 280
105 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.12 1,064
106 NBA: THE JUMP  L ESPN 3:00 PM 30 0.12 262
107 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.12 631
108 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.12 657
109 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.11 630
110 NFL INSIDERS  L ESPN 1:30 PM 30 0.11 250
111 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.11 465
112 WHAT ON EARTH SCIENCE 9:01 PM 61 0.11 455
113 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 1:00 AM 60 0.11 994
114 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.11 237
115 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: CHARLOTTE/LA LAKERS NBA-TV 10:30 PM 144 0.11 249
116 SECRETS OF UNDERGROUND SCIENCE 10:02 PM 61 0.11 451
117 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.10 558
118 FOR THE RECORD W/GRETA MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.10 784
119 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.10 293
120 FXX MOVIE PRIME: OUIJA FXX 6:00 PM 120 0.10 242
121 HIGH COURT COMEDY CENTRAL 12:01 AM 15 0.10 197
122 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.09 779
123 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.09 701
124 HACK MY LIFE TRUTV 10:30 PM 30 0.09 234
125 VICE NEWS TONIGHT HBO PRIME 7:30 PM 20 0.09 296
126 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.09 210
127 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 229
128 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.08 697
129 CAVUTO COAST TO COAST FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.08 589
130 CONCACAF LC – L: SAPRISSA / PACHUCA UNIVISION DEPORTES 9:55 PM 125 0.08 194
131 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 6:30 PM 30 0.08 257
132 BREAK HBO PRIME 7:50 PM 10 0.08 252
133 BATTLE EX BESTIES OXYGEN MEDIA 9:00 PM 60 0.07 149
134 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.07 700
135 MEN IN BLACK II HBO PRIME 5:00 PM 88 0.07 180
136 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.07 248
137 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.KORNACKI MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.07 695
138 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.07 576
139 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.07 664
140 DESUS & MERO VICELAND 11:00 PM 30 0.07 100
141 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 256
142 E! NEWS E! 11:02 PM 62 0.06 195
143 UNCENSORED WITH MICHAEL W NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 11:00 PM 60 0.06 211
144 MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORN L: N/A ESPN2 6:00 AM 240 0.06 173
145 WEATHER UNDERGROUND THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.06 254
146 COLLEGE BASKETBALL LIVE L ESPN2 1:01 AM 30 0.06 122
147 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.06 670
148 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.06 227
149 2017 MARDIS GRAS SPX BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 4:00 PM 32 0.06 137
150 MIGHTY CAR MODS VELOCITY 10:00 PM 60 0.06 149

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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.