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August 8, 2018

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 8.7.2018

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  BEAT SHAZAM gained 0.1 in final numbers, while MAKING IT and THE OUTPOST lost the same.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  USA’s WWE SMACKDOWN led Tuesday cable, down 0.02 to 0.73, with MIZ & MRS up a tick to 0.47, and CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST up 0.03 to 0.39.  On Bravo, BELOW DECK shed 0.04 to 0.54, and MILLION DOLLAR LISTING held at 0.24.  TNT’s ANIMAL KINGDOM gained 0.05 to 0.44.  On MTV, THE CHALLENGE dipped 0.03 to 0.41, and FEAR FACTOR was at 0.17/0.13 compared to last week’s 0.21.  On Discovery, DEADLIEST CATCH lost 0.04 to 0.39 (after a lead-in hour down 0.02 to 0.20), and HARD TO KILL was down 0.05 to 0.19.  On ID, DARK WATERS receded by 0.02 to 0.34, and MURDER COMES TO TOWN was down a tick to 0.26.  On another pre-midterm election evening, MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW led cable news at 0.33/0.51/3.1M, with CNN’s CUOMO PRIME TIME at 0.31/0.37/1.3M, and Fox News’s HANNITY at 0.28/0.47/3.2M.  The season premiere of TBS’s WRECKED was at 0.32, compared to last year’s 0.49/0.36 for back-to-back episoes.  On Lifetime, MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT dropped 0.05 to 0.31, and SEVEN YEAR SWITCH was down 0.03 to 0.14.  Nickelodeon’s early-evening SPONGEBOB was at 0.31.  The season premiere of HBO’s HARD KNOCKS was at 0.31.  On HGTV, DESERT FLIPPERS rose 0.05 to 0.30, HOUSE HUNTERS was at 0.27, and HIDDEN POTENTIAL was up 0.04 to 0.26.  On History, FORGED IN FIRE fell 0.07 to 0.27, and COUNTING CARS was down 0.03 to 0.26.  On TV Land, YOUNGER gained 0.04 to 0.26, and TEACHERS was steady at 0.10.  Food Network’s CHOPPED GRILL MASTERS was steady at 0.26.  On TLC, OUTDAUGHTERED ticked down to 0.24, and RATTLED was down 0.05 to 0.16.  OWN’s LOVE IS grew by 0.05 to 0.24.  On Comedy Central, ROAST BATTLE ticked down to 0.19, and THE JIM JEFFERIES SHOW ticked down to 0.13.  Syfy’s FACE OFF ticked up to 0.19.  The season finale of Freeform’s THE BOLD TYPE rose 0.02 to 0.13.  BET’s HIT THE FLOOR fell 0.07 to 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 7, 2018 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 WWE SMACKDOWN: WWE SMACKDOWN USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.73 2,197
2 BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.54 1,439
3 MIZ & MRS USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 31 0.47 1,225
4 ANIMAL KINGDOM TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:00 PM 60 0.44 1,444
5 CHALLENGE:FINAL RECKONING MTV 9:00 PM 61 0.41 647
6 DEADLIEST CATCH DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:01 PM 61 0.39 1,529
7 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 10:31 PM 31 0.39 1,107
8 DARK WATERS:MRDR IN DEEP INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.34 1,315
9 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.33 3,068
10 WRECKED TBS NETWORK 10:00 PM 31 0.32 868
11 MARRIED AT FIRST ST (LIF) LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 63 0.31 938
12 SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 6:00 PM 30 0.31 1,401
13 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.31 1,329
14 HARD KNOCKS 18-CLEVELAND HBO PRIME 10:00 PM 58 0.31 667
15 DESERT FLIPPERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 30 0.30 1,139
16 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.30 1,317
17 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.28 3,158
18 FORGED IN FIRE HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.27 950
19 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.27 1,308
20 YOUNGER TV LAND 10:00 PM 35 0.26 786
21 HIDDEN POTENTIAL (2018) HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.26 1,229
22 COUNTING CARS HISTORY 10:03 PM 62 0.26 1,008
23 CHOPPED GRILL MASTERS FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.26 890
24 MURDER COMES TO TOWN INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.26 1,167
25 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.25 1,164
26 OUTDAUGHTERED TLC 9:00 PM 63 0.24 1,198
27 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.24 2,836
28 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.24 2,341
29 LOVE IS OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.24 700
30 MILLION DOLLAR LISTING NY BRAVO 10:00 PM 60 0.24 752
31 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.22 2,215
32 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.21 911
33 DEADLIEST CATCH: THE BAIT DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 61 0.20 853
34 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.20 2,374
35 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.20 727
36 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.20 2,130
37 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.20 885
38 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.20 1,841
39 HARD TO KILL DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:02 PM 62 0.19 644
40 JEFF ROSS ROAST BATTLE COMEDY CENTRAL 10:00 PM 30 0.19 355
41 FACE OFF SYFY 9:00 PM 60 0.19 576
42 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.19 1,952
43 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 58 0.19 504
44 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.18 543
45 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.18 824
46 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:00 PM 60 0.18 367
47 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 58 0.18 587
48 FEAR FACTOR MTV SSN2B MTV 10:01 PM 61 0.17 361
49 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.16 1,393
50 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.16 345
51 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.16 1,546
52 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.16 1,781
53 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.16 367
54 RATTLED TLC 10:03 PM 63 0.16 694
55 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.16 970
56 CNN TONIGHT CNN 12:00 AM 60 0.16 669
57 YELLOWSTONE LIVE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.15 910
58 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.14 1,605
59 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.14 1,483
60 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.14 891
61 OUTDAUGHTERED: LIFE WITH TLC 8:00 PM 60 0.14 685
62 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.14 1,639
63 SEVEN YEAR SWITCH LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 60 0.14 443
64 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.14 783
65 FEAR FACTOR MTV SSN2B MTV 11:02 PM 61 0.13 297
66 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.13 1,124
67 JIM JEFFERIES SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 10:30 PM 30 0.13 317
68 HITMANS BODYGUARD, THE HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 118 0.13 332
69 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.13 332
70 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.13 1,237
71 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.13 1,454
72 BOLD TYPE, THE FREEFORM 8:00 PM 61 0.13 305
73 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.13 1,165
74 COPA MX – L: DORADOS DE SINALOA / AMERICA UNIVISION DEPORTES 9:56 PM 124 0.13 333
75 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 11:00 PM 30 0.13 374
76 YELLOWSTONE WOLF DYNASTY NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.13 770
77 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN 7:00 PM 30 0.13 329
78 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.12 1,392
79 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 1:00 AM 60 0.12 470
80 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.12 1,152
81 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.12 1,471
82 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.12 691
83 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.12 365
84 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.12 611
85 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.12 774
86 WE BARE BEARS THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:00 PM 30 0.12 542
87 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.12 664
88 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.12 1,150
89 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.12 1,358
90 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.12 260
91 AMERICAS NAT PARKS COMPIL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.12 670
92 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.12 344
93 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.11 1,264
94 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.11 1,284
95 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 1:30 PM 90 0.11 297
96 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.11 1,075
97 HIT THE FLOOR S4 BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 60 0.11 346
98 SPORTSNATION        L ESPN 4:00 PM 30 0.11 291
99 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 12:00 AM 60 0.11 920
100 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.11 1,389
101 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.11 666
102 NBA: THE JUMP  L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.10 256
103 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 7:00 AM 180 0.10 236
104 HIGH NOON (9AM PACIFIC) L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.10 222
105 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.10 215
106 TEACHERS TV LAND 10:35 PM 31 0.10 384
107 PROFIT AN INSIDE LOOK CNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.10 315
108 BUG JUICE: MY ADV AT CAMP DISNEY CHANNEL 10:35 PM 25 0.10 621
109 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.10 310
110 MAFS: UNFILTERED LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:30 PM 30 0.10 495
111 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.10 218
112 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN 10:29 PM 31 0.10 267
113 BIZARRE FOODS W/ANDREW Z TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.10 478
114 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.10 504
115 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.09 375
116 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.09 1,094
117 GIRLS TRIP: GIRLS TRIP HBO PRIME 4:25 PM 122 0.09 199
118 LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SRS L: TULSA, OK/CARLSBAD, NM ESPN2 8:00 PM 130 0.09 413
119 WOLF CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.09 735
120 MSNBC LIVE W/VELSHI&RUHLE MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.09 1,044
121 STRANGE EVIDENCE SCIENCE 9:02 PM 62 0.08 337
122 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 281
123 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.08 272
124 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.08 686
125 PAID OFF TRUTV 10:00 PM 30 0.08 219
126 WEIRD, TRUE AND FREAKY ANIMAL PLANET 10:00 PM 61 0.08 475
127 BIZAARDVARK DISNEY CHANNEL 10:30 AM 30 0.08 558
128 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 1:00 AM 60 0.08 639
129 HACK MY LIFE TRUTV 10:30 PM 30 0.07 213
130 TRAINING CAMP PRIMETIME: N/A NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 180 0.07 180
131 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.07 951
132 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.07 634
133 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.07 279
134 ESPN FC ESPN 7:30 PM 30 0.07 190
135 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.07 834
136 MSNBC LIVE W/ A.VELSHI MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.07 1,035
137 HOLMES AND HOLMES DIY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.07 361
138 INTL CHAMPIONS CUP  L: REAL MADRID/AS ROMA ESPN 8:25 PM 124 0.07 194
139 17 AGAIN HBO PRIME 2:25 PM 102 0.06 180
140 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.06 891
141 WERE THE CAMPBELLS TV ONE 8:00 PM 60 0.06 179
142 VICE NEWS TONIGHT HBO PRIME 7:30 PM 20 0.06 281
143 GREYS ANATOMY LIFETIME TELEVISION 3:00 PM 60 0.06 196
144 HERD L: 788 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.06 132
145 BREAK HBO PRIME 7:50 PM 10 0.06 238
146 COPA MX – L: SANTOS LAGUNA / CELAYA UNIVISION DEPORTES 7:55 PM 121 0.05 166
147 MLB TONIGHT PRIME: MLBT PRIME MLB NETWORK 10:01 PM 179 0.05 203
148 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: ATL AT WAS/CHC AT KC MLB NETWORK 7:06 PM 175 0.05 247
149 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.05 239
150 NFL LIVE ESPN2 5:00 PM 60 0.05 97

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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.




10 Comments


  1. Michael

    Good for The 100! Nice that It Rose In Viewership from the Preliminary Ratings and Adjusted Up In 25-54 Demo!


  2. Maru

    Why, Bizaardvark!? Why!? Funny how Bug Juice did a little better.

    SpongeBob did great!


    • JJ

      It was off several months, got moved to the morning on a week day and was never really a hit.


      • Maru

        It’ll do a lot better once it’s back in primetime.


        • Niallerz1992

          Will it be moving back to primetime????

          Because when school starts back the ratings for the show will fall further?

          I find it unusual for networks to air new episodes at that time in the morning when viewers are at school/work.


          • Maru

            As a network primarily targeted at kids, with kids off for the summer, it actually makes sense in theory. Problem is the general ratings decline. Like the Great Depression, though, it’s gotta hit rock bottom at some point and start bouncing back


  3. James

    Carter on WGN America??? Please!


  4. Jay

    Lol for Disney’s bizardvark. Spongebob performed very well.



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