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August 12, 2020

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 8.11.2020

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  The BLACK-ISH and HELL’S KITCHEN reruns lost 0.1 in final numbers.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  The Kamala Harris announcement put cable news at the top on Tuesday, with Fox News’s HANNITY at 0.44/0.69/4.6M, CNN’s SITUATION ROOM at 0.32/0.45/2M, and MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.28/0.47/3.4M.  TNT’s NBA doubleheader was at 0.36/0.36  On Discovery’s Shark Week, WILL SMITH: OFF THE DEEP END was at 0.36, EXTINCT OR ALIVE was at 0.31, and GREAT WHITE SERIAL KILLER was at 0.31.  Bravo’s MILLION DOLLAR LISTING was steady at 0.28.  The series finale of OWN’s GREENLEAF dropped 0.04 to 0.28, with a leadout special at 0.14.  MTV’s SIESTA KEY gained 0.02 to 0.26.  On HGTV, GOOD BONES ticked down to 0.22, HOUSE HUNTERS ticked up to 0.20, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was up 0.02 to 0.20.  Food Network’s CHOPPED slipped 0.02 to 0.21, and CHOPPED SWEETS was down 0.03 to 0.17.  On ID, STILL A MYSTERY was at 0.21/0.19 compared to last week’s 0.19.  TLC’s COUNTING ON ticked up to 0.18.  TBS’s CELEBRITY SHOW-OFF grew by a tick to 0.14.  HBO’s HARD KNOCKS returned at 0.10.  On A&E, EXTREME UNBOXING was at 0.08/0.08 compared to last week’s 0.08/0.07, and WHAT’S IT WORTH was at 0.08/0.07/0.06 compared to last week’s 0.11. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Tuesday August 11, 2020 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.44 4,575
2 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.39 4,101
3 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.37 3,601
4 NBA BASKETBALL: PELICANS/KINGS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:18 PM 134 0.36 893
5 NBA BASKETBALL: TRAILBLAZERS/MAVERICKS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 6:44 PM 138 0.36 928
6 WILL SMITH: OFF DEEP END DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:01 PM 61 0.36 1,110
7 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.33 4,090
8 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.32 1,999
9 EXTINCT OR ALIVE: LAND OF DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 61 0.31 938
10 GW SERIAL KILLER EXTINCT DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:02 PM 61 0.31 934
11 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.28 3,378
12 MILLION DOLLAR LISTING LA BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.28 1,004
13 GREENLEAF OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 65 0.28 1,346
14 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.27 3,237
15 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.27 1,810
16 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.26 1,561
17 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.26 1,742
18 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.26 1,679
19 SIESTA KEY SSN 3B MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.26 506
20 INSIDE THE NBA TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 11:32 PM 54 0.24 527
21 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.24 1,629
22 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.24 1,560
23 NHL LIVE POST QTR FINALS NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:25 PM 71 0.23 609
24 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.22 2,286
25 NHL QTR FINALS L: COLUMBUS/TAMPA BAY NBC SPORTS NETWORK 3:00 PM 385 0.22 709
26 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.22 1,820
27 GOOD BONES HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.22 1,476
28 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.22 2,213
29 CHOPPED FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.21 853
30 AIR JAWS: ULTIMATE BREACH DISCOVERY CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.21 584
31 NHL QTR FINALS L: CHICAGO/LAS VEGAS NBC SPORTS NETWORK 10:36 PM 157 0.21 489
32 STILL A MYSTERY INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.21 791
33 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.21 2,462
34 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.21 1,161
35 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.20 1,355
36 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.20 1,081
37 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.20 1,407
38 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.19 2,489
39 STILL A MYSTERY INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.19 706
40 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.19 655
41 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.18 2,584
42 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.18 2,104
43 GOOD BONES REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.18 1,181
44 COUNTING ON TLC 9:00 PM 60 0.18 1,160
45 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.18 1,160
46 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.17 2,270
47 SHAQATTACK DISCOVERY CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.17 509
48 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.17 2,461
49 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.17 943
50 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.17 1,272
51 CHOPPED SWEETS FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.17 604
52 EXP UNKNOWN: SW TONIGHT DISCOVERY CHANNEL 11:03 PM 57 0.16 568
53 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.16 1,063
54 MLS REGULAR SEASON      L: PORTLAND TIMBERS/ORLANDO CITY SC ESPN 8:30 PM 144 0.16 365
55 NBA PRE-GAME SHOW TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 6:30 PM 14 0.16 371
56 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.16 2,105
57 DOUBLING DOWN W/DERRICOS TLC 10:00 PM 62 0.15 966
58 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.15 1,679
59 CELEBRITY SHOW-OFF TBS NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.14 400
60 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 12 0.14 463
61 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.14 1,770
62 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.14 852
63 GREENLEAF SPECIAL OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 10:05 PM 55 0.14 866
64 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.14 1,832
65 BILL HEMMER REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.14 1,971
66 TIME MACHINE HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.13 766
67 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.13 1,132
68 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.13 1,821
69 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.13 1,648
70 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.12 1,583
71 SHAQ DOES SHARK WEEK DISCOVERY CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.12 381
72 EXTINCT OR ALIVE: LAND OF DISCOVERY CHANNEL 12:00 AM 61 0.12 365
73 CASAGRANDES NICKELODEON 1:00 PM 30 0.12 555
74 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 11:00 AM 120 0.12 307
75 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.11 1,731
76 CUBAS SECRET SHARK LAIR DISCOVERY CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.11 342
77 ABANDONED WATERS DISCOVERY CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.11 362
78 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.11 1,323
79 DEADLINE: WH SPECIAL MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.11 1,558
80 HARD KNOCKS 20 HBO PRIME 10:00 PM 57 0.10 273
81 IJ: INSIDE JOKES TRUTV 9:30 PM 30 0.10 200
82 TIME MACHINE HISTORY 11:05 PM 58 0.10 492
83 MONSTER MAKO: PREDATOR DISCOVERY CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.10 352
84 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:57 AM 123 0.10 302
85 TIME MACHINE HISTORY 7:00 PM 60 0.10 555
86 WILL SMITH: OFF DEEP END DISCOVERY CHANNEL 1:01 AM 61 0.10 270
87 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 10:54 PM 66 0.09 224
88 AIR JAWS: BACK FROM DEAD DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.09 251
89 HOT ONES: THE GAME SHOW TRUTV 10:00 PM 30 0.09 143
90 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.09 1,728
91 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.09 218
92 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.09 1,284
93 TIBURONES: SHARKS OF CUBA DISCOVERY CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.09 301
94 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L: N/A ESPN 4:00 PM 181 0.09 255
95 SHARKCAM STAKEOUT DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.08 249
96 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.08 1,162
97 SHARKS VS. DOLPHINS: FACE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.08 267
98 TIME MACHINE: PRESIDENTS BOOK OF SECRETS 402 HISTORY 5:00 PM 120 0.08 412
99 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.08 229
100 NFL LIVE                L: N/A ESPN 2:00 PM 120 0.08 214
101 EXTREME UNBOXING A&E NETWORK 10:32 PM 32 0.08 369
102 DEAD FILES REPACK: TDFL-5R2R02H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.08 334
103 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.08 1,178
104 SHARK-CROC SHOWDOWN DISCOVERY CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.08 299
105 WHATS IT WORTH A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 28 0.08 418
106 COUNTING ON:STILL GROWING TLC 8:00 PM 60 0.08 578
107 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.08 1,159
108 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.08 676
109 LIGA MX L: TIGRES / PUEBLA TUDN 10:00 PM 131 0.08 186
110 EXTREME UNBOXING A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 31 0.08 367
111 BACKYARD ENVY BRAVO 10:00 PM 60 0.08 316
112 NHL LIVE POST QTR FINALS NBC SPORTS NETWORK 1:13 AM 21 0.07 155
113 HOT ONES TRUTV 10:30 PM 30 0.07 131
114 DEAD FILES POPUPS TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.07 268
115 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.07 1,129
116 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN 7:01 PM 59 0.07 200
117 WHATS IT WORTH A&E NETWORK 9:30 PM 31 0.07 475
118 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: HOUSTON/SAN ANTONIO NBA-TV 2:00 PM 143 0.07 180
119 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.07 1,056
120 TEEN TITANS GO THE CARTOON NETWORK 12:00 PM 15 0.07 405
121 WHATS IT WORTH A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.06 473
122 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.06 1,103
123 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.06 292
124 MAN V. FOOD COOKING CHANNEL 9:00 PM 30 0.06 199
125 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.06 342
126 NBA GAMETIME LIVE NBA-TV 5:32 PM 58 0.06 117
127 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 11:00 PM 30 0.06 190
128 RIZZOLI & ISLES LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 61 0.06 611
129 LOST TREASURES OF EGYPT NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.06 425
130 CORN AND PEG NICK JR 5:00 PM 30 0.06 267
131 LOST TREASURES OF EGYPT NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 63 0.06 419
132 LIGA MX L: PACHUCA / LEON TUDN 8:00 PM 120 0.06 166
133 NIGHTLY POP E! 11:30 PM 30 0.05 170
134 NBA POSTGAME SHOW NBA-TV 4:23 PM 69 0.05 121
135 SQUAWK ALLEY CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.05 309
136 EDDIE EATS AMERICA COOKING CHANNEL 10:00 PM 30 0.05 158
137 RIZZOLI & ISLES LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 58 0.05 490
138 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.05 272
139 BBCA MOVIE: I AM LEGEND BBC-AMERICA 8:00 PM 122 0.05 161
140 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 544
141 WHEN SHARKS ATTACK:DEEP D NAT GEO WILD 11:00 PM 60 0.05 120
142 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN 8:00 PM 30 0.05 188
143 UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE TUE 1: WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS  VS. SEVILLA TUDN 2:30 PM 150 0.04 132
144 POWER LUNCH CNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.04 259
145 RIZZOLI & ISLES LIFETIME TELEVISION 12:01 AM 58 0.04 437
146 ANCIENT CHINA FROM ABOVE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:03 PM 60 0.04 419
147 CLOSING BELL: N/A CNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.04 279
148 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 12:00 AM 60 0.04 148
149 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 5:30 PM 30 0.04 141
150 RIZZOLI & ISLES LIFETIME TELEVISION 1:01 AM 61 0.04 349

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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. Jason Smith

    The NBA ratings are horrible.


  2. 69 Road Runner

    The Agents of SHIELD series finale starts an hour earlier than the usual time tonight. Please adjust your viewing schedules and DVR programming accordingly.


  3. Mark

    It is amazing how Fox News dominates cable news



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