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March 22, 2017
 

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.21.2017

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NETWORK FINALS:  THE VOICE, THE FLASH and the rerun of BLACK-ISH adjusted up 0.1 in final numbers.  

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

Final Bcast 2017 Mar 21.TUE

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  USA’s WWE SMACKDOWN topped Tuesday cable, down 0.02 from last week to 0.87, with CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST up 0.02 to 0.73.  On HGTV, FIXER UPPER edged up 0.02 to 0.74, and new lead-out HOME TOWN debuted at 0.46.  On Bravo, REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS climbed 0.08 to 0.70, and IMPOSTERS was down 0.02 to 0.29.  MLB Network had an unaccustomed visit to the top of the chart with the WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC semi-final at 0.52.  OWN’s IF LOVING YOU IS WRONG had a 0.52 season premiere.  On MTV, THE CHALLENGE slipped 0.03 to 0.49, and STRANDED WITH A MILLION DOLLARS was down 0.01 to 0.20.  The NBA doubleheader on ESPN featured San Antonio vs. Minnesota at 0.49, and Chicago vs. Toronto at 0.40.  On Discovery, a MOONSHINERS special was down a tenth from last week’s regular episode at 0.43, and a KILLING FIELDS special was down 0.03 to 0.36.  TBS’s THE DETOUR dropped 0.03 to 0.41.  On Comedy Central, TOSH.0 fell 0.08 to 0.36, and DETROITERS was down 0.06 to 0.18.  Lifetime’s LITTLE WOMEN: LA ticked down to 0.34.  Syfy’s FACE OFF gained 0.03 to 0.33, and new lead-out COSPLAY MELEE premiered at 0.15.  Food Network’s CHOPPED was at 0.32.  BET’s BEING MARY JANE lost 0.03 to 0.31.  On Freeform, THE FOSTERS ticked up to 0.29, and SWITCHED AT BIRTH was at 0.22. WGN’s OUTSIDERS rose 0.07 to 0.27.  On TLC, MY BIG FAT FABULOUS LIFE was steady at 0.26, and SHE’S IN CHARGE was up 0.02 to 0.12.  FX’s THE AMERICANS lost 0.03 to 0.21.  Spike’s ADAM CAROLLA & FRIENDS remained at 0.09.  On TV Land, the season finale of TEACHERS fell 0.05 to 0.09, and the season finale of THROWING SHADE was off the chart, down 0.04 to 0.04/178K.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Final Cable 2017 Mar 21.TUE

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Tuesday March 21, 2017 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 WWE SMACKDOWN: WWE SMACKDOWN USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.87 2,647
2 SP FIXER UPPER HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.74 3,776
3 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 31 0.73 1,797
4 REAL HOUSEWIVES BEV HILLS BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.70 1,922
5 WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC: USA VS. JAPAN MLB NETWORK 9:10 PM 194 0.52 1,448
6 IF LOVING YOU IS WRONG OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.52 1,963
7 CHALLENGE: INVASION MTV 9:00 PM 61 0.49 812
8 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: SAN ANTONIO/MINNESOTA ESPN 10:09 PM 123 0.49 1,236
9 HOME TOWN HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 60 0.46 2,297
10 MOONSHINERS SPECIAL DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.43 1,519
11 DETOUR, THE TBS NETWORK 10:00 PM 30 0.41 1,108
12 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: CHICAGO/TORONTO ESPN 7:00 PM 189 0.40 1,102
13 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:12 AM 63 0.37 742
14 KILLING FIELDS SPECIAL DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.36 1,186
15 TOSH.O COMEDY CENTRAL 10:00 PM 30 0.36 617
16 LITTLE WOMEN LA LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 62 0.34 954
17 FACE OFF SYFY 9:00 PM 60 0.33 960
18 CHOPPED FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.32 991
19 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.32 2,539
20 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.32 3,111
21 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:15 AM 60 0.31 559
22 BEING MARY JANE S4 BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 67 0.31 891
23 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.31 1,371
24 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.31 2,523
25 THE OREILLY FACTOR FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.30 3,713
26 FOSTERS, THE FREEFORM 8:00 PM 61 0.29 686
27 WEB OF LIES INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.29 1,177
28 IMPOSTERS BRAVO 10:00 PM 60 0.29 804
29 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 PM 30 0.28 1,380
30 WHO KILLED JANE DOE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.28 1,234
31 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 11:00 PM 30 0.28 824
32 OUTSIDERS WGN AMERICA 9:00 PM 60 0.27 886
33 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.27 712
34 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.27 884
35 WBC PREGAME SHOW MLB NETWORK 9:00 PM 10 0.27 746
36 MY BIG FAT FABULOUS LIFE TLC 9:00 PM 62 0.26 828
37 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.26 1,211
38 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.25 1,126
39 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.24 1,246
40 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.24 1,090
41 BAD GIRLS CLUB OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.24 504
42 HUNTER STREET NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.24 1,331
43 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.23 2,527
44 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.23 2,552
45 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.23 2,011
46 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.22 481
47 CONAN TBS NETWORK 11:00 PM 60 0.22 496
48 SWITCHED AT BIRTH FREEFORM 9:01 PM 61 0.22 502
49 MLB TONIGHT MLB NETWORK 12:24 AM 77 0.22 529
50 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.22 1,551
51 FIRST 100 DAYS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.22 2,174
52 AMERICANS FX 10:00 PM 63 0.21 796
53 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.21 2,029
54 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.20 437
55 STRANDED WITH A MILLION MTV 10:01 PM 62 0.20 367
56 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.20 1,788
57 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.19 1,737
58 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.19 452
59 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.19 1,771
60 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.19 1,826
61 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.19 1,967
62 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.19 1,113
63 IJ: INSIDE JOKES TRUTV 9:30 PM 30 0.18 408
64 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.18 1,403
65 DETROITERS COMEDY CENTRAL 10:30 PM 30 0.18 336
66 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.18 421
67 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.18 1,742
68 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.17 1,640
69 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.17 1,728
70 AT MIDNIGHT COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 30 0.17 374
71 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.17 1,703
72 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.16 765
73 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.16 365
74 NBA: THE JUMP  L ESPN 3:00 PM 30 0.16 336
75 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.16 874
76 SPORTSNATION        L ESPN 3:30 PM 60 0.16 348
77 MBFFL: EXTRA FABULOUS TLC 8:00 PM 60 0.16 433
78 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.16 792
79 SPIKE TV MOVIE: KNOCKED UP SPIKE TV 7:00 PM 180 0.15 315
80 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.15 812
81 WOLF CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.15 822
82 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.15 1,045
83 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.15 1,122
84 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.15 345
85 COSPLAY MELEE SYFY 10:00 PM 60 0.15 521
86 LAST WITCH HUNTER, THE HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 107 0.14 407
87 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.14 290
88 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.14 762
89 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: SAN JOSE/MINNESOTA NBC SPORTS NETWORK 8:33 PM 158 0.14 356
90 DRAIN THE OCEAN NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.14 700
91 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.14 1,631
92 CLOUDY THE CARTOON NETWORK 5:30 PM 30 0.14 624
93 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.14 340
94 INSIDE WEST COAST CUSTOMS VELOCITY 9:00 PM 60 0.14 422
95 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.13 806
96 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.13 559
97 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.13 687
98 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.13 298
99 SPIKE TV MOVIE: KICK-ASS 2 (2013) SPIKE TV 2:30 PM 150 0.13 274
100 NIT TOURNAMENT  L ESPN2 9:03 PM 118 0.12 484
101 SHES IN CHARGE TLC 10:02 PM 62 0.12 449
102 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.12 1,077
103 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.12 782
104 HIGH COURT COMEDY CENTRAL 12:01 AM 15 0.12 253
105 BIZARRE FOODS REPACK TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.12 441
106 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.11 989
107 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.11 275
108 GRAVEYARD CARZ VELOCITY 10:00 PM 60 0.11 382
109 NFL INSIDERS  L ESPN 1:30 PM 30 0.10 268
110 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.10 342
111 UPSCALE W PRENTICE PENNY TRUTV 10:00 PM 30 0.10 210
112 PARCHED NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.10 419
113 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.10 1,012
114 PARTNER, THE CNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.09 315
115 LEGEND OF TARZAN, THE HBO PRIME 2:30 PM 110 0.09 249
116 WHAT ON EARTH SCIENCE 9:02 PM 62 0.09 418
117 HACK MY LIFE TRUTV 10:30 PM 30 0.09 205
118 ADAM CAROLLA AND FRIENDS SPIKE TV 10:00 PM 61 0.09 179
119 TEACHERS TV LAND 10:00 PM 33 0.09 345
120 REAL SPORTS 17 HBO PRIME 10:00 PM 55 0.09 242
121 DAILY SHOW BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 12:07 AM 31 0.09 213
122 FOR THE RECORD W/GRETA MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.08 836
123 E! NEWS E! 11:02 PM 62 0.08 260
124 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE: SUPREME COURT NOMINEE GORSUCH SEN HEARIN MSNBC 9:00 AM 480 0.08 801
125 SECRETS OF UNDERGROUND SCIENCE 10:04 PM 62 0.08 389
126 VICE NEWS TONIGHT HBO PRIME 7:31 PM 23 0.08 241
127 NBA: THE JUMP ESPN2 4:00 PM 30 0.07 157
128 FRIDAY NIGHT TYKES ESQUIRE NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.07 128
129 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN2 11:01 PM 59 0.07 189
130 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 247
131 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.07 246
132 HAIRSPRAY HBO PRIME 4:30 PM 116 0.07 177
133 NFL LIVE ESPN2 3:00 PM 60 0.07 155
134 NIT TOURNAMENT  L: RICHMOND/TCU ESPN2 7:00 PM 123 0.07 392
135 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 11:00 AM 60 0.06 167
136 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.06 273
137 PRIMETIME JUSTICE HLN 8:00 PM 60 0.06 249
138 TRANSFORMERS:REVENGE OF: TRANSFORMERS:REVENGE OF MAXPRIME 3:55 PM 150 0.06 145
139 BREAK HBO PRIME 9:47 PM 13 0.06 199
140 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 1:00 PM 120 0.06 136
141 BATTLE EX BESTIES OXYGEN MEDIA 9:00 PM 60 0.06 154
142 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.06 227
143 NHL LIVE POST NBC SPORTS NETWORK 11:11 PM 49 0.06 112
144 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 10:00 AM 60 0.06 136
145 AMHQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.06 277
146 MLB TONIGHT: MLB TONIGHT 7P MLB NETWORK 7:00 PM 120 0.06 160
147 NHL LIVE PRE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:30 PM 63 0.05 126
148 MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORN L: N/A ESPN2 6:00 AM 240 0.05 168
149 SPORTSNATION ESPN2 4:30 PM 60 0.05 105
150 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.05 137

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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.