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March 14, 2019

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.13.2019

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  EMPIRE dropped 0.1 in final numbers, tying its series low (although its less-rounded number was 1.24, so just barely below the threshold for this morning’s rating).  The CHICAGO MED rerun also lost 0.1.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s NBA doubleheader was at 0.94 (Golden State vs. Houston)/0.38 (Brooklyn vs. Oklahoma City).  On MTV, THE CHALLENGE gained 0.02 to 0.52, and RIDICULOUSNESS was at 0.31, compared to last week’s 0.22/0.20.  Bravo’s REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW JERSEY fell 0.12 to 0.47.  Univision’s COPA MX match was at 0.43.  VH1’s BLACK INK CREW ticked up to 0.43.  On TLC, MY 600-LB LIFE climbed 0.08 to 0.41, and FAMILY BY THE TON was down 0.02 to 0.21.  On History, FORGED IN FIRE dipped 0.03 to 0.36.  Discovery’s MOONSHINERS ticked down to 0.36, with a lead-out hour at 0.31, and a lead-in hour at 0.22.  Fox News’s HANNITY led cable news at 0.32/0.52/3.4M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.28/0.47/3.2M, and CNN’s CUOMO PRIME TIME at 0.17/0.23/1M.  Food Network’s GUY’S GROCERY GAMES lost 0.04 to 0.30.  On ID, IN PURSUIT dropped 0.06 to 0.30, and SEE NO EVIL was down 0.06 to 0.25.  On HGTV, HOUSE HUNTERS edged up 0.02 to 0.30, PROPERTY BROTHERS eased by 0.02 to 0.28, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was down a tick to 0.26.  TBS’s FULL FRONTAL was at 0.25.  E!’s BOTCHED rose 0.06 to 0.23.  On Syfy, THE MAGICIANS ticked up to 0.19, and DEADLY CLASS ticked up to 0.14, with ALIEN NEWS DESK .  On Lifetime, PROJECT RUNWAY lost a tick to 0.16, and AMERICAN BEAUTY STAR was down a tick to 0.07.  On TNT, DROP THE MIC shed 0.02 to 0.13, and THE JOKER’S WILD was down 0.02 to 0.08.  On A&E, ZOMBIE HOUSE FLIPPING was at 0.11, and TINY HOUSE NATION was at 0.07.  POP’s SCHITT’S CREEK ticked up to 0.10.  Tru’s I’M SORRY dropped 0.02 to 0.09.  IFC’s DOCUMENTARY NOW was steady off the chart at 0.05/96K.  FXX’s YOU’RE THE WORST crashed off the chart, down 0.05 to 0.04/124K.  WGN’s GONE fell off the chart, down 0.03 to 0.03/347K.   

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Wednesday March 13, 2019 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: GOLDEN STATE/HOUSTON ESPN 9:38 PM 140 0.94 2,415
2 NBA AFTER THE BUZZER  L ESPN 11:58 PM 15 0.66 1,623
3 CHALLENGE: WAR OF WORLDS MTV 9:00 PM 62 0.52 841
4 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.47 1,382
5 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:13 AM 62 0.46 1,052
6 COPA MX – L: AMERICA / GUADALAJARA UNIVISION DEPORTES 10:50 PM 123 0.43 867
7 BLACK INK CREW 7B VH1 9:00 PM 61 0.43 845
8 MY 600-LB LIFE: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.41 1,292
9 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: BROOKLYN/OKLAHOMA CITY ESPN 7:13 PM 145 0.38 1,023
10 FORGED IN FIRE HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.36 1,152
11 MOONSHINERS DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:01 PM 61 0.35 1,398
12 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.32 3,371
13 MOONSHINERS: WHISKEY DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:02 PM 61 0.31 1,173
14 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN13 MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.31 645
15 GUYS GROCERY GAMES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.30 835
16 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:15 AM 45 0.30 690
17 IN PURSUIT W/ JOHN WALSH INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.30 1,190
18 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.30 1,679
19 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.30 3,108
20 PROPERTY BROTHERS (1 HR) HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.28 1,629
21 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.28 3,205
22 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.26 1,480
23 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.26 2,857
24 FULL FRONTAL W/ SAM BEE TBS NETWORK 10:30 PM 30 0.25 801
25 SEE NO EVIL INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.25 1,144
26 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 36 0.24 812
27 OFFICE, THE NICK-AT-NITE 10:30 PM 30 0.23 543
28 BOTCHED E! 9:00 PM 60 0.23 692
29 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.22 521
30 MOONSHINERS: SHINERS DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 61 0.22 926
31 NBA COURTSIDE  L ESPN 7:00 PM 13 0.22 494
32 UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: MUNCHEN VS. LIVERPOOL TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 3:47 PM 138 0.21 454
33 FAMILY BY THE TON TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.21 642
34 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.20 2,449
35 OFFICE, THE NICK-AT-NITE 10:00 PM 30 0.20 563
36 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.20 461
37 ACC TOURNAMENT  L: PITTSBURGH/SYRACUSE ESPN2 9:24 PM 127 0.19 658
38 PARANORMAL CAUGHT ON CAM TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.19 787
39 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.19 532
40 MAGICIANS, THE SYFY 9:00 PM 60 0.19 534
41 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.19 2,516
42 FUTBOL CENTRAL L UNIVISION DEPORTES 10:03 PM 47 0.18 390
43 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.18 1,786
44 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:26 PM 94 0.17 494
45 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.17 2,026
46 DOUBLE DARE NEW NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.17 743
47 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.17 1,032
48 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.17 929
49 ACC TOURNAMENT  L: NOTRE DAME/LOUISVILLE ESPN2 7:00 PM 121 0.17 577
50 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.17 1,508
51 COLL BKBL SCOREBOARD  L ESPN2 9:01 PM 23 0.16 598
52 DRUGS, INC.: THE FIX NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.16 364
53 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.16 1,885
54 CORN AND PEG NICK JR 8:00 PM 30 0.16 681
55 PROJECT RUNWAY ALL STARS LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 63 0.16 804
56 JURASSIC WORLD:FALLEN KIN: JURASSIC WORLD:FALLEN KIN HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 128 0.16 477
57 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.15 1,029
58 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.15 1,817
59 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.15 2,028
60 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.15 381
61 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.15 853
62 CONAN TBS NETWORK 11:00 PM 30 0.14 380
63 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.14 314
64 DEADLY CLASS SYFY 10:00 PM 60 0.14 368
65 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.14 1,470
66 CORN AND PEG NICKELODEON 12:30 PM 30 0.14 696
67 DRUGS, INC.: THE FIX NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.14 318
68 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.13 1,197
69 DROP THE MIC TNT TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:00 PM 30 0.13 332
70 CONCACAF LC – L: ATLANTA UNITED (USA) / MONTERREY (MEX) UNIVISION DEPORTES 8:00 PM 123 0.12 293
71 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.12 1,731
72 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.12 925
73 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.12 676
74 BR FOOTBALL POSTMATCH TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 6:05 PM 25 0.12 252
75 ACC TOURNAMENT  L: CLEMSON/NC STATE ESPN 12:00 PM 126 0.12 440
76 ACC TOURNAMENT  L ESPN 2:30 PM 116 0.12 504
77 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.11 593
78 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.11 1,726
79 ZOMBIE HOUSE FLIPPING A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 61 0.11 387
80 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.11 369
81 DEAL OR NO DEAL CNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.11 578
82 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.11 653
83 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.11 1,615
84 BEYOND THE UNKNOWN REPACK TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.11 578
85 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.11 1,475
86 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.11 1,776
87 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.10 859
88 LINEA DE CUATRO L UNIVISION DEPORTES 12:53 AM 67 0.10 194
89 SCHITTS CREEK POP 10:00 PM 31 0.10 246
90 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.10 903
91 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.10 1,515
92 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: CHICAGO/TORONTO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:04 PM 156 0.10 371
93 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.10 241
94 UEFA C.L. 2019 WED: FC BARCELONA / OLYMPIQUE LYONNAIS UNIVISION DEPORTES 3:30 PM 150 0.10 234
95 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.10 766
96 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.10 798
97 CNN RIGHT NOW CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.10 800
98 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.10 813
99 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 11:00 PM 30 0.10 389
100 MTP DAILY MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.10 1,639
101 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN2 11:31 PM 29 0.10 325
102 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.10 1,674
103 MSNBC LIVE W/VELSHI&RUHLE MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.10 1,312
104 MYSTERIES AT THE MUSEUM TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.10 674
105 KNIGHT FIGHT HISTORY 11:05 PM 58 0.10 303
106 FREE AGENCY FRENZY NFL NETWORK 5:00 PM 60 0.10 222
107 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.10 1,741
108 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.09 1,489
109 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.09 586
110 FREE AGENCY FRENZY NFL NETWORK 4:00 PM 60 0.09 229
111 COLL BKBL SCOREBOARD  L ESPN 2:06 PM 24 0.09 425
112 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.09 1,422
113 OUTNUMBERED OVERTIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.09 1,476
114 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.09 1,613
115 IM SORRY TRUTV 10:00 PM 30 0.09 198
116 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.09 1,090
117 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.09 733
118 FREE AGENCY FRENZY NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.09 213
119 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 513
120 VICE NEWS TONIGHT HBO PRIME 7:31 PM 24 0.08 290
121 DAILY BRIEFING W/D.PERINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.08 1,473
122 SNOOP DOGG JOKERS WLD TNT TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:30 PM 30 0.08 219
123 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 12:00 PM 60 0.08 181
124 CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 58 0.08 308
125 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.08 1,306
126 FREE AGENCY FRENZY NFL NETWORK 12:00 PM 60 0.08 177
127 TINY HOUSE NATION A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 64 0.07 321
128 AROUND THE HORN ESPN2 5:30 PM 30 0.07 265
129 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.07 440
130 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.07 1,180
131 WRENCHD MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 60 0.07 352
132 SPORTSCENTER SPECIAL   L ESPN2 3:00 PM 90 0.07 205
133 BR FOOTBALL MATCHDAY TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 3:00 PM 47 0.07 153
134 FREE AGENCY FRENZY NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.07 188
135 AMERICAN BEAUTY STAR LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 60 0.07 290
136 FREE AGENCY FRENZY NFL NETWORK 3:00 PM 60 0.07 177
137 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 1:00 PM 60 0.07 154
138 MEGA MAN 2018 THE CARTOON NETWORK 12:00 PM 15 0.07 224
139 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.07 1,157
140 UNDISPUTED SP L: 627:BAYLESS/TAFT FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.06 143
141 LAST STOP GARAGE MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 30 0.06 275
142 BF DELICIOUS DESTINATION COOKING CHANNEL 10:00 PM 30 0.06 215
143 MSNBC LIVE W/ A.VELSHI MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.06 1,185
144 HIGH NOON (9AM PACIFIC) ESPN2 4:30 PM 30 0.06 166
145 NBA: THE JUMP ESPN2 6:00 PM 60 0.06 154
146 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: NEW JERSEY/EDMONTON NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:40 PM 165 0.06 159
147 BBCA MOVIE: X-MEN BBC-AMERICA 8:00 PM 135 0.06 179
148 FREE AGENCY FRENZY NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.06 165
149 MISION EUROPA EF WED UNIVISION DEPORTES 6:00 PM 60 0.06 100
150 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN2 5:00 PM 30 0.06 196

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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.




7 Comments


  1. Mathew kleinmans

    You’re the worst on fxx at 10pm?


  2. Shan

    You’re the Worst numbers on FXX and Gone numbers on WGN, please.


  3. Augus

    ‘Documentary Now!” (IFC) ratings and ‘Alien Desk News’ (SYFY) ratings?



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