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January 10, 2019

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.9.2019

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  CHICAGO FIRE lost 0.1 in final numbers.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s NBA doubleheader led Wednesday cable at 0.75/0.70.  On VH1, BLACK INK CREW dropped 0.07 to 0.48, and LOVE & HIP-HOP was down 0.12 to 0.44.  Bravo’s REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW JERSEY gained 0.06 to 0.48.  Discovery’s MOONSHINERS lost 0.06 to 0.38, and HOMESTEAD RESCUE was down 0.02 to 0.27.  History’s VIKINGS edged up 0.02 to 0.38.  On TLC, MY 600-LB LIFE gained 0.03 to 0.37, and FAMILY BY THE TON was up 0.02 to 0.29.  MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW led cable news at 0.37/0.53/3.4M, with CNN TONIGHT at 0.27/0.36/1.3M, and Fox News’s HANNITY at 0.26/0.45/3M..  On ID, HOMICIDE HUNTER climbed 0.08 to 0.34.  Food Network’s GUY’S GROCERY GAMES slipped 0.04 to 0.31.  MTV’s CATFISH was up 0.02 to 0.28, and TRUE LIFE NOW was steady at 0.18.  On HGTV, PROPERTY BROTHERS shrank by 0.03 to 0.31, and HOUSE HUNTERS was down 0.03 to 0.27.   E!’s BOTCHED ticked up to 0.24.  A&E’s STORAGE WARS was at 0.21/0.20.  On Lifetime, PROJECT RUNWAY ALL-STARS slipped 0.02 to 0.16, and AMERICAN BEAUTY STAR was down 0.02 to 0.06.  Freeform’s GROWN-ISH was at 0.16, compared to last week’s 0.28/0.24 premiere.  Tru’s I’M SORRY returned at 0.13, compared to 0.16/0.10 for last year’s 2-episode premiere.  The final season of FXX’s YOU’RE THE WORST began at 0.08, compared to last year’s 0.14/0.12 2-episode premiere.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Wednesday January 9, 2019 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: MILWAUKEE/HOUSTON ESPN 8:13 PM 153 0.75 1,731
2 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: DETROIT/LA LAKERS ESPN 10:46 PM 136 0.70 1,457
3 BLACK INK CREW CHICAGO 5 VH1 9:01 PM 60 0.48 960
4 REAL HSWIVES OF NJ BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.48 1,285
5 NBA AFTER THE BUZZER  L ESPN 1:02 AM 15 0.45 935
6 LOVE & HIP HOP MIAMI 2 VH1 8:00 PM 61 0.44 873
7 NBA COURTSIDE  L ESPN 8:00 PM 13 0.40 1,025
8 MOONSHINERS DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.38 1,400
9 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:17 AM 43 0.38 782
10 VIKINGS HISTORY 9:00 PM 61 0.38 1,537
11 MY 600-LB LIFE: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.37 1,256
12 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.37 3,415
13 HOMICIDE HUNTER LT JOE KE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.34 1,495
14 GUYS GROCERY GAMES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.31 820
15 PROPERTY BROTHERS (1 HR) HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.31 1,552
16 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.29 575
17 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.29 1,546
18 FAMILY BY THE TON TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.29 886
19 CATFISH:THE TV SHOW SSN7C MTV 9:00 PM 61 0.28 531
20 NBA PRE-GAME    L ESPN 7:00 PM 60 0.28 629
21 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.27 1,489
22 HOMESTEAD RESCUE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.27 1,035
23 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.27 1,326
24 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.27 1,575
25 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.27 2,640
26 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.26 3,036
27 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.26 809
28 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 36 0.26 770
29 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.25 3,078
30 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.25 2,833
31 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.24 2,639
32 BOTCHED E! 9:00 PM 60 0.24 696
33 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.23 1,488
34 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.23 2,493
35 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.23 2,232
36 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.23 1,274
37 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.22 577
38 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.21 521
39 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.21 1,128
40 STORAGE WARS A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 31 0.21 807
41 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.21 1,242
42 STORAGE WARS A&E NETWORK 10:32 PM 32 0.20 775
43 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.20 454
44 OFFICE, THE NICK-AT-NITE 10:30 PM 30 0.19 496
45 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.19 955
46 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.19 987
47 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.19 1,887
48 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.18 2,191
49 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.18 1,201
50 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.18 1,014
51 TRUE LIFE NOW MTV 10:01 PM 61 0.18 356
52 ABBY HATCHER NICKELODEON 10:00 AM 30 0.18 644
53 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.18 2,031
54 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.17 1,540
55 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.17 1,551
56 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.17 1,884
57 TEXAS METAL MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 60 0.17 642
58 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.17 1,881
59 PROJECT RUNWAY ALL STARS LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 63 0.16 703
60 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.16 1,625
61 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 11:00 PM 30 0.16 524
62 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.16 371
63 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.16 1,746
64 GROWN-ISH FREEFORM 8:00 PM 31 0.16 391
65 OFFICE, THE NICK-AT-NITE 10:00 PM 30 0.16 469
66 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.16 1,706
67 CNN RIGHT NOW CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.16 889
68 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.16 331
69 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.15 1,588
70 DEAL OR NO DEAL CNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.15 634
71 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.15 1,684
72 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.15 1,898
73 HIGH NOON (9AM PACIFIC) ESPN 4:00 PM 30 0.15 317
74 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.15 1,910
75 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.15 1,516
76 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN2 9:07 PM 114 0.15 585
77 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 1:30 PM 90 0.15 333
78 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.14 1,319
79 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.14 308
80 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.14 1,494
81 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.14 1,641
82 IM SORRY TRUTV 10:00 PM 30 0.13 250
83 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.13 902
84 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.13 1,148
85 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.13 298
86 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.13 322
87 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: NASHVILLE/CHICAGO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 8:03 PM 161 0.13 379
88 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.12 288
89 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.12 357
90 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.12 780
91 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.12 1,223
92 MYSTERIES AT THE MUSEUM TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.12 511
93 STORAGE WARS A&E NETWORK 8:30 PM 28 0.12 621
94 FANTOMWORKS MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 60 0.12 529
95 MYST MUSEUM: AREA 51 TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.11 563
96 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: AUBURN/OLE MISS ESPN2 7:00 PM 127 0.11 292
97 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.11 865
98 MSNBC LIVE W/ A.VELSHI MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.11 1,389
99 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.11 1,233
100 MYST MUSEUM REPACK TRAVEL CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.11 395
101 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 6:30 PM 30 0.11 232
102 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.11 792
103 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.10 658
104 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.10 1,158
105 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.10 786
106 MSNBC LIVE W/VELSHI&RUHLE MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.10 1,184
107 BEYOND THE UNKNOWN REPACK TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.10 451
108 IJ: INSIDE JOKES TRUTV 9:30 PM 30 0.10 205
109 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.10 576
110 STORAGE WARS A&E NETWORK 12:33 AM 28 0.10 409
111 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.10 1,046
112 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN2 11:01 PM 59 0.09 266
113 LOCKED UP ABROAD NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.09 273
114 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.09 1,194
115 PRAS: SOCIAL THREAD LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 58 0.09 391
116 PARAMOUNT NETWORK MOVIE: TAKING OF PELHAM 123, THE PARAMOUNT 12:30 AM 150 0.09 217
117 YOURE THE WORST FXX 10:00 PM 34 0.08 265
118 UNDISPUTED L: 582 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.08 196
119 LOCKED UP ABROAD COMPILAT NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.08 262
120 LOCKED UP ABROAD:BREAKOUT NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.08 252
121 BLOCKERS HBO PRIME 10:30 PM 102 0.07 156
122 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 8:00 PM 30 0.07 417
123 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 8:30 PM 30 0.07 520
124 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 67 0.07 219
125 SEX & THE CITY 2 (THE MOV: SEX & THE CITY 2 (THE MOV HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 146 0.07 187
126 AROUND THE HORN ESPN2 6:00 PM 30 0.07 139
127 BUSY TONIGHT E! 11:00 PM 30 0.07 182
128 CORE, THE: CORE, THE HBO PRIME 1:55 PM 135 0.06 171
129 VICE NEWS TONIGHT HBO PRIME 7:31 PM 22 0.06 234
130 JON GLASER LOVES GEAR TRUTV 10:30 PM 31 0.06 116
131 AMERICA SAYS GSN 9:00 PM 30 0.06 439
132 SPORTSCENTER SPECIAL   L ESPN2 3:00 PM 90 0.06 140
133 HERD L: 900 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.06 150
134 TO CATCH A SMUGGLER: PERU NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 1:00 PM 60 0.06 234
135 JUSTICE LEAGUE: JUSTICE LEAGUE HBO PRIME 12:15 AM 120 0.06 158
136 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN2 12:00 AM 60 0.06 166
137 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.06 113
138 AMERICAN BEAUTY STAR LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 60 0.06 248
139 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN2 5:30 PM 30 0.05 95
140 MAN S GREATEST FOOD COOKING CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.05 180
141 TO CATCH A SMUGGLER: PERU NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 4:00 PM 60 0.05 279
142 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: WEST VIRGINIA/KANSAS STATE ESPNU 7:00 PM 136 0.05 254
143 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 12:00 PM 60 0.05 137
144 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.05 108
145 NFL PLAYBOOK NFL NETWORK 6:30 PM 30 0.05 133
146 BF DELICIOUS DESTINATION COOKING CHANNEL 10:00 PM 30 0.05 205
147 OUTRAGEOUS ACTS OF SCIENC SCIENCE 10:00 PM 60 0.05 206
148 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPNU 9:16 PM 104 0.05 161
149 MYTHBUSTERS JR SCIENCE 9:00 PM 60 0.05 191
150 HOME & FAMILY: N/A HALLMARK CHANNEL 10:00 AM 120 0.05 227

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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.




2 Comments


  1. Ryan

    Do you have: ‘Cashed Out’ (Reelz, 9pm)? Thanks!



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