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UPDATED with BROADCAST: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.18.2017

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NETWORK FINALS:  BLACK-ISH lost 0.1 in final numbers.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

Final Bcast 2017 Jan 18.WED

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  History’s VIKINGS gained 0.09 from last week to 0.74, and that gave the new SIX a solid lead-in for a 0.48 premiere, which was also simulcast on A&E (0.16) and LMN (0.08).  

ESPN’s late Oklahoma City vs. Golden State game topped Wednesday cable at 1.18, with the earlier Milwaukee vs. Houston game at 0.56. Discovery’s ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE rose 0.04 to 0.78.  VH1 aired 2 episodes of BLACK INK CREW at 0.74/0.69.  TBS’s FULL FRONTAL continues to do well in its new Wednesday perch, down 0.04 to 0.47.  On TLC, MY 600-LB LIFE gained 0.05 to 0.47, and TOO CLOSE TO HOME was down 0.03 to 0.30.  ID’s HOMICIDE HUNTER climbed 0.04 to 0.41, and I, WITNESS was up 0.04 to 0.33.  On Lifetime, LITTLE WOMEN ATLANTA fell a tenth to 0.40, and VIVICA’S BLACK MAGIC was down 0.07 to 0.21.  FX’s IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA grew by 0.08 to 0.40, and MAN SEEKING WOMAN ticked up to 0.13.  On HGTV, PROPERTY BROTHERS dropped 0.04 to 0.37.  Food Network’s COOKS VS CONS was up 0.03 to 0.34.  A&E’s DUCK DYNASTY lost 0.03 to 0.33, and the season finale of GOING SI-RAL was up 0.03 to 0.22.  On Comedy Central, WORKAHOLICS ticked down to 0.29, and JEFF & SOME ALIENS was down 0.02 to 0.16.  E!’s TOTAL DIVAS held at 0.28.  MTV’s ARE YOU THE ONE fell 0.17 to 0.26, and the AFTER-SHOW was down 0.13 to 0.12.  Syfy’s INCORPORATED ticked up to 0.15.  Bravo’s GIRLFRIENDS GUIDE TO DIVORCE was down 0.02 to 0.13.  POP’s SCHITT’S CREEK was steady at 0.08.  WGN’s next-to-last SALEM fell 0.03 to 0.05.  NOTE:  we won’t have ratings for sub-Top 150 shows like LUCHA UNDERGROUND until tomorrow.

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Final Cable 2017 Jan 18.WED

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Wednesday January 18, 2017 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: OKLAHOMA CITY/GOLDEN STATE ESPN 10:34 PM 149 1.18 2,645
2 ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.78 3,221
3 BLACK INK CREW 5 VH1 9:00 PM 60 0.74 1,393
4 VIKINGS HISTORY 9:00 PM 61 0.74 2,468
5 BLACK INK CREW 5 VH1 8:00 PM 60 0.69 1,325
6 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: MILWAUKEE/HOUSTON ESPN 8:01 PM 153 0.56 1,297
7 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:03 AM 57 0.55 1,140
8 SIX HISTORY 10:01 PM 61 0.48 1,725
9 FULL FRONTAL W/ SAM BEE TBS NETWORK 10:30 PM 30 0.47 1,315
10 MY 600-LB LIFE: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.47 1,365
11 HOMICIDE HUNTER LT JOE KE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.41 1,709
12 LITTLE WOMEN ATL LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 62 0.40 997
13 ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELP FXX 10:00 PM 31 0.40 602
14 THE OREILLY FACTOR FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.39 4,357
15 PROPERTY BROTHERS (1 HR) HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.37 1,900
16 COOKS VS. CONS FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.34 1,133
17 I, WITNESS INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.33 1,229
18 DUCK DYNASTY A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 31 0.33 1,189
19 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.33 3,489
20 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.33 844
21 PARADISE RUN NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.30 1,529
22 NBA PRE-GAME    L ESPN 7:00 PM 61 0.30 582
23 TOO CLOSE TO HOME TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.30 1,078
24 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.29 3,007
25 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.29 3,333
26 WORKAHOLICS COMEDY CENTRAL 10:00 PM 30 0.29 468
27 TOTAL DIVAS E! 9:00 PM 60 0.28 580
28 FIRST 100 DAYS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.27 2,878
29 CNN FILMS: THE END: INSIDE LAST DAYS OF OBAMA WH CNN 9:00 PM 120 0.27 1,222
30 EXPEDITION UNKNOWN TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.27 908
31 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 34 0.27 872
32 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.26 3,366
33 ARE YOU THE ONE SSN 5 MTV 9:00 PM 62 0.26 523
34 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.25 519
35 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.24 1,180
36 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.23 1,239
37 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.23 1,375
38 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.23 567
39 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.22 509
40 GOING SI-RAL A&E NETWORK 9:31 PM 30 0.22 786
41 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.22 423
42 COPA MX – L: AMERICA / SANTOS UNIVISION DEPORTES 9:25 PM 125 0.22 401
43 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.21 1,871
44 VIVICAS BLACK MAGIC LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:02 PM 60 0.21 549
45 SPORTSNATION        L ESPN 4:00 PM 30 0.20 475
46 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.20 2,142
47 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.20 353
48 CONAN TBS NETWORK 11:00 PM 60 0.20 472
49 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.19 446
50 AMERICAS NEWS HQ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.19 1,780
51 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.18 2,066
52 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.18 887
53 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.18 1,704
54 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.18 1,739
55 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.18 930
56 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.17 457
57 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.17 337
58 WALLYKAZAM! NICK JR 7:00 PM 30 0.17 707
59 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.17 331
60 JEFF & SOME ALIENS COMEDY CENTRAL 10:30 PM 30 0.16 284
61 WOLF CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.16 1,057
62 MY 600-LB LIFE: EXTENDED: N/A TLC 6:00 PM 120 0.16 399
63 AT MIDNIGHT COMEDY CENTRAL 11:34 PM 30 0.16 366
64 SIX A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 61 0.16 529
65 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.16 1,827
66 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.16 1,315
67 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.15 1,124
68 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.15 2,042
69 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.15 875
70 INCORPORATED SYFY 10:00 PM 61 0.15 406
71 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: OKLAHOMA/WEST VIRGINIA ESPN2 7:00 PM 151 0.15 574
72 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.15 338
73 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.15 910
74 NFL INSIDERS  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.15 321
75 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.14 973
76 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.14 1,673
77 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   L ESPN 1:30 PM 30 0.14 275
78 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: BOSTON/DETROIT NBC SPORTS NETWORK 8:03 PM 177 0.13 447
79 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.13 287
80 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.13 1,573
81 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.13 1,382
82 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.13 1,902
83 GIRLFRND GUIDE TO DIVORCE BRAVO 10:00 PM 60 0.13 368
84 HOUSE OF PAYNE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 5:30 PM 30 0.13 320
85 MAN SEEKING WOMAN FXX 10:31 PM 30 0.13 195
86 UNSUNG TV ONE 8:00 PM 60 0.13 312
87 MY KNIGHT AND ME THE CARTOON NETWORK 4:00 PM 30 0.13 635
88 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.12 782
89 ARE YOU THE ONE S5 AFTER MTV 10:02 PM 31 0.12 247
90 OUTRAGEOUS ACTS OF SCIENC SCIENCE 9:01 PM 61 0.12 343
91 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.12 1,711
92 COPA MX WED 8P: QUERETARO / CRUZ AZUL GALAVISION 7:55 PM 125 0.12 208
93 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.11 671
94 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.11 714
95 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 11:00 PM 30 0.10 313
96 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.10 1,015
97 BARRETT JACKSON: N/A VELOCITY 8:00 PM 180 0.10 575
98 STREET SCIENCE SCIENCE 10:33 PM 30 0.10 323
99 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 6:30 PM 30 0.10 242
100 STREET SCIENCE SCIENCE 10:02 PM 31 0.10 305
101 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.09 566
102 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.09 1,187
103 E! NEWS E! 11:00 PM 62 0.09 300
104 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 1:00 PM 120 0.09 151
105 BLUE COLLAR MILLIONAIRES CNBC 10:00 PM 30 0.09 268
106 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 515
107 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.08 314
108 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: SAN JOSE/LOS ANGELES NBC SPORTS NETWORK 11:00 PM 144 0.08 186
109 SCHITTS CREEK POP 8:00 PM 31 0.08 293
110 BARRETT JACKSON: N/A VELOCITY 6:00 PM 120 0.08 405
111 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.08 657
112 SIX LIFETIME MOVIE NETWORK 10:01 PM 61 0.08 311
113 MSNBC LIVE MSNBC 2:00 PM 108 0.07 894
114 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.07 392
115 YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, T POP 7:00 PM 60 0.07 576
116 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.07 286
117 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.07 609
118 PRIMETIME JUSTICE HLN 8:00 PM 60 0.07 297
119 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.07 185
120 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.07 550
121 MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORN L ESPN2 8:04 AM 116 0.07 165
122 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.07 291
123 VICE NEWS TONIGHT HBO PRIME 7:31 PM 23 0.07 219
124 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 273
125 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.07 651
126 INSIDE THE NFL NFL NETWORK 9:00 PM 90 0.07 189
127 MSNBC LIVE W/K.SNOW MSNBC 3:48 PM 12 0.07 954
128 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.07 567
129 CAKE HUNTERS COOKING CHANNEL 10:00 PM 30 0.07 191
130 FOR THE RECORD W/GRETA MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.06 779
131 MSNBC LIVE W/ T.HALL MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.06 558
132 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.06 124
133 COLD MOUNTAIN: COLD MOUNTAIN HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 154 0.06 234
134 BONG APPETIT VICELAND 10:30 PM 30 0.06 110
135 TRANSFORMERS:REVENGE OF: TRANSFORMERS:REVENGE OF MAXPRIME 10:00 PM 150 0.06 154
136 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.06 241
137 HOUSE OF PAYNE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:35 AM 35 0.06 157
138 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.KORNACKI MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.06 822
139 TEXAS CAKE HOUSE COOKING CHANNEL 10:30 PM 30 0.06 140
140 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.05 871
141 SALEM WGN AMERICA 9:00 PM 62 0.05 236
142 NHL LIVE POST NBC SPORTS NETWORK 1:24 AM 17 0.05 97
143 AROUND THE HORN ESPN2 6:00 PM 30 0.05 145
144 PLATOON: PLATOON MAXPRIME 12:30 AM 120 0.05 126
145 KITCHEN CRASHERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 6:30 AM 30 0.05 144
146 CUPCAKE WARS (1HR) COOKING CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.05 180
147 BLOOD AND FURY: AMERICAS AMERICAN HEROES CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.05 250
148 COUNTERFEIT CAT DISNEY XD 3:00 PM 30 0.05 136
149 LINEA DE CUATRO L UNIVISION DEPORTES 9:00 PM 25 0.05 88
150 HOUSE CRASHERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 7:30 AM 30 0.05 240

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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.