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December 7, 2017

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 12.6.2017

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  There were no changes from this morning’s preliminary ratings.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

Final Bcast 2017 Dec 06.WED

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  The night’s high-profile premieres were both at the level of “OK.”  Syfy’s HAPPY opened at 0.40, a solid number for that network.  On History, KNIGHTFALL started with 0.35, a fair rating but down quite a bit from the 0.57 for its VIKINGS lead-in (impressively steady with last week’s season premiere).  KNIGHTFALL skewed extremely old, with a higher ratio of 50+ viewers to 18-49s than VIKINGS.  It was also season finale night on Comedy Central, where SOUTH PARK gained 0.03 to 0.54, and BROAD CITY was down 0.04 to 0.21.

The night’s winner was VH1, which aired back-to-back BLACK INK CREW episodes at 0.65/0.76, both up from last week’s 0.50 hour.  ESPN’s NBA doubleheader was at 0.60/0.45.  Bravo’s REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW JERSEY edged up 0.02 to 0.46.  Cable news belonged to MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW in the demo at 0.45/0.63/3.3M, over Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.38/0.60/3.3M and CNN’s ANDERSON COOPER 360 at 0.24/0.34/1.2M.  MTV’s ARE YOU THE ONE rose 0.07 to 0.37.  On HGTV, PROPERTY BROTHERS fell 0.07 to 0.36, HOUSE HUNTERS ticked up to 0.29, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was also up a tick to 0.25.  TBS’s FULL FRONTAL returned at 0.35.  On ID, MURDER IN THE HEARTLAND lost 0.03 to 0.32, and UNUSUAL SUSPECTS was at 0.31.  On A&E, STORAGE WARS was at 0.29/0.28 compared to last week’s 0.25/0.22, and OZZY & JACK’S WORLD DETOUR was up 0.03 to 0.23.  Discovery’s HOMESTEAD RESCUE slipped 0.03 to 0.26.  E!’s TOTAL DIVAS ticked down to 0.23.  On Food Network, IRON CHEF SHOWDOWN held at 0.23, IRON CHEF AMERICA was also at 0.23, and IRON CHEF: BEHIND THE BATTLE was at 0.19.  Lifetime’s LITTLE WOMEN: DALLAS reunion special was at 0.22, up 0.04 from last week.  USA’s MR ROBOT climbed 0.03 to 0.20.  On BET, FACE VALUE lost a tick to 0.08, and 50 CENTRAL ticked down to 0.07.  NatGeo’s DIAN FOSSEY: SECRETS OF THE MIST was at 0.06.  Sundance’s THE A WORD was off the chart at 0.01/40K.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Final Cable 2017 Dec 06.WED

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Wednesday December 6, 2017 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 BLACK INK CREW 6 VH1 10:00 PM 60 0.76 1,420
2 BLACK INK CREW CHICAGO 3 VH1 9:00 PM 60 0.65 1,200
3 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: GOLDEN STATE/CHARLOTTE ESPN 8:01 PM 154 0.60 1,558
4 VIKINGS HISTORY 9:00 PM 61 0.57 2,297
5 SOUTH PARK COMEDY CENTRAL 10:00 PM 30 0.54 966
6 REAL HSWIVES OF NJ BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.46 1,227
7 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.45 3,332
8 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: MINNESOTA/LA CLIPPERS ESPN 10:35 PM 135 0.45 1,049
9 HAPPY! SYFY 10:00 PM 49 0.40 1,100
10 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.38 3,340
11 ARE YOU THE ONE SSN 6 MTV 10:00 PM 61 0.37 642
12 PB AT HOME DREWS HM HOUSE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.36 2,042
13 FULL FRONTAL W/ SAM BEE TBS NETWORK 10:30 PM 30 0.35 1,121
14 KNIGHTFALL HISTORY 10:01 PM 64 0.35 1,773
15 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 12:50 AM 70 0.34 740
16 MURDER IN THE HEARTLAND INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.32 1,281
17 UNUSUAL SUSPECTS: DEADLY INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.31 1,438
18 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.30 3,249
19 HOUSE HUNTERS WHERE NOW HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.29 1,447
20 STORAGE WARS A&E NETWORK 9:30 PM 31 0.29 1,227
21 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.28 2,300
22 STORAGE WARS A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.28 1,195
23 NBA PRE-GAME    L ESPN 7:00 PM 61 0.27 616
24 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.26 2,787
25 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.26 856
26 HOMESTEAD RESCUE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 62 0.26 1,275
27 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.25 2,465
28 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.25 525
29 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.25 2,735
30 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.25 1,326
31 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.24 1,207
32 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.24 2,056
33 TOTAL DIVAS E! 9:00 PM 60 0.23 562
34 IRON CHEF SHOWDOWN FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.23 797
35 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.23 757
36 OZZY & JACKS WORLD DETOUR A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 62 0.23 728
37 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.23 2,708
38 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.22 1,729
39 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN2 9:03 PM 116 0.22 717
40 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.22 2,094
41 TWO AND A HALF MEN NICK-AT-NITE 1:00 AM 32 0.22 529
42 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.22 2,046
43 LW DALLAS REUNION: SEASON 2 REUNION LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 122 0.22 606
44 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.21 1,859
45 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.21 510
46 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.21 1,154
47 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.21 950
48 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.21 1,946
49 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.21 1,011
50 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.21 523
51 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.21 1,019
52 BROAD CITY COMEDY CENTRAL 10:30 PM 30 0.21 401
53 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.20 1,037
54 MR. ROBOT USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 62 0.20 437
55 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.20 860
56 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.20 1,868
57 TWO AND A HALF MEN NICK-AT-NITE 1:32 AM 32 0.20 462
58 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.20 1,900
59 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.20 1,734
60 HAPPENING NOW FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.19 1,625
61 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.19 1,025
62 IC: BEHIND THE BATTLE FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.19 678
63 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.18 1,689
64 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.18 416
65 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.18 949
66 WOLF CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.18 1,031
67 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.17 1,630
68 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.17 1,002
69 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.17 1,805
70 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 11:00 PM 30 0.17 406
71 CONAN TBS NETWORK 11:00 PM 60 0.16 456
72 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.16 810
73 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.16 863
74 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.16 1,662
75 EXP UNKNOWN REPACK TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.16 517
76 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.15 362
77 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.15 1,490
78 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN2 10:59 PM 61 0.15 373
79 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.15 1,172
80 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.15 1,256
81 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.14 382
82 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.14 722
83 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.14 390
84 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 1:30 PM 90 0.14 395
85 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.14 418
86 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: CHICAGO/WASHINGTON NBC SPORTS NETWORK 8:03 PM 162 0.13 378
87 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.13 443
88 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.13 1,402
89 HOUSE OF PAYNE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 11:07 AM 31 0.13 273
90 JOB INTERVIEW, THE CNBC 10:00 PM 30 0.13 320
91 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.13 821
92 BREAK HBO PRIME 7:50 PM 10 0.13 397
93 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.13 1,301
94 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.13 275
95 OPPOSITION COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 30 0.13 341
96 HOUSE OF PAYNE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 11:38 AM 32 0.13 263
97 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.12 688
98 DEEPWATER HORIZON HBO PRIME 5:40 PM 107 0.12 311
99 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.12 763
100 HOUSE OF PAYNE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:36 AM 31 0.12 255
101 NBA: THE JUMP  L ESPN 3:00 PM 30 0.12 316
102 FXX MOVIE PRIME: HITMAN: AGENT 47 FXX 8:00 PM 120 0.12 434
103 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.12 942
104 VICE NEWS TONIGHT HBO PRIME 7:30 PM 20 0.12 362
105 SPORTSNATION        L ESPN 3:30 PM 60 0.11 313
106 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 6:30 PM 30 0.11 267
107 HOME & FAMILY: N/A HALLMARK CHANNEL 10:00 AM 120 0.11 362
108 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.11 1,169
109 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: SIENA/LOUISVILLE ESPN2 7:00 PM 123 0.11 329
110 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.11 551
111 MSNBC LIVE W/ A.VELSHI MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.11 1,009
112 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN2 12:00 AM 49 0.10 255
113 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.10 950
114 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.10 256
115 HOUSE OF PAYNE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:05 AM 31 0.10 222
116 SOMETHINGS GOTTA GIVE: SOMETHINGS GOTTA GIVE HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 128 0.10 300
117 UNIQUE RIDES VELOCITY 9:00 PM 60 0.10 325
118 GRAVEYARD CARZ VELOCITY 10:00 PM 60 0.09 339
119 UEFA CL GROUP STAGE – L: REAL MADRID VS BORUSSIA DORTMUND FOX DEPORTES 2:30 PM 136 0.09 175
120 MYTHBUSTERS: SCIENCE 9:02 PM 62 0.09 229
121 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.09 995
122 FACE VALUE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 30 0.08 213
123 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.08 911
124 WILSON HBO PRIME 10:15 PM 95 0.08 251
125 STREET SCIENCE SCIENCE 10:04 PM 31 0.07 182
126 AROUND THE HORN ESPN2 6:00 PM 30 0.07 155
127 GOLIC AND WINGO     L: N/A ESPN2 6:00 AM 240 0.07 196
128 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.07 143
129 50 CENTRAL BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:30 PM 30 0.07 189
130 MSNBC LIVE W/VELSHI&RUHLE MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.07 973
131 DIAN FOSSEY: SECRETS IN T NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.06 426
132 FIST FIGHT MAXPRIME 10:05 PM 91 0.06 151
133 FULL GAME RE-AIR: 2017 WK 13 CAR VS NO NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 180 0.06 241
134 INSIDE THE NFL NFL NETWORK 12:00 AM 90 0.06 148
135 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 5:00 PM 60 0.06 135
136 E! NEWS: DAILY POP II E! 1:00 PM 60 0.06 138
137 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.06 171
138 NFL PLAYBOOK NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 30 0.06 122
139 UNDISPUTED L: 308 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.06 141
140 YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, T POP 7:00 PM 60 0.06 631
141 FACE VALUE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 11:00 PM 30 0.06 148
142 E! NEWS E! 11:01 PM 63 0.05 228
143 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 11:00 AM 60 0.05 111
144 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.05 241
145 NFL TURNING POINT NFL NETWORK 6:30 PM 30 0.05 154
146 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 12:00 PM 60 0.05 118
147 NFL LIVE ESPN2 3:00 PM 90 0.05 153
148 UCL GROUP STAGE L: REAL MADRID/DORTMUND FOX SPORTS 1 2:30 PM 150 0.05 161
149 DESUS & MERO VICELAND 11:00 PM 30 0.05 88
150 ER POP 5:16 PM 74 0.05 183

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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.




9 Comments


  1. Marius

    That’s the highest rated Syfy premiere in a very long time… And for such a weird show


    • Gotta say it . . . gotta say it . . . Syfy has to be Happy with Happy! Okay, got that out of my system.

      Those numbers are definitely unexpected. I didn’t think the comic had that much of a following, but maybe it is more popular than I knew. Of course this one did seem to get much more promotion than the typical Syfy show. Now it will be interesting to see if Happy! can sustain its viewership.


    • Forgot to mention: those are the best numbers Syfy has since since the Season 3 premiere of The Magicians in January which pulled a 0.52 rating.


    • superstorm

      It still goes to be canceled as Syfy cancels all their December events (Incorporated, Childhood’s End, Ascension,…….). Btw, Ascension was high rated and others also not too bad compared to other shows, so that was not because ot ratings.


  2. Shan

    Hot Date on POP numbers, please.


  3. jonathan

    CMT crossroads on CMT? At 10E?


  4. Gary Campany

    impact wrestling , Mitch ?



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