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March 25, 2021

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.24.2021

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  There were significant adjustments (to the next tenth) for THE CON and THE MASKED SINGER.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  MTV’s THE CHALLENGE rose 0.08 to 0.56.  ESPN’s NBA doubleheader was at 0.38/0.32.  Bravo’s REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW JERSEY ticked down to 0.33.  FX’s SNOWFALL climbed 0.06 to 0.31.  TNT’s ALL ELITE WRESTLING edged up 0.02 to 0.30.  On Lifetime, MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT slipped 0.02 to 0.27, and MARRYING MILLIONS ticked down to 0.11.  TUDN’s CONCACAF match was at 0.27.  BET’s SISTAS gained 0.04 to 0.25 (plus 0.02/42K via BET Her simulcast).  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.24/0.42/3.1M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.22/0.37/3.1M and CNN TONIGHT at 0.13/0.20/1M.  On HGTV, FARMHOUSE FIXER ticked up to 0.20, and HOUSE HUNTERS was at 0.20.  Food Network’s GUY’S GROCERY GAMES was up 0.02 to 0.18.  On TLC, MY 600-LB LIFE gained 0.02 to 0.18, and MY FEET ARE KILLING ME ticked down to 0.10.  On History, FORGED IN FIRE was at 0.18.  TBS’s FULL FRONTAL fell 0.06 to 0.17.  Syfy’s RESIDENT ALIEN dropped 0.05 to 0.17.  USA’s WWE NXT ticked up to 0.14.  A&E’s COURT CAM was at 0.14 compared to last week’s 0.14/0.11, and I SURVIVED A CRIME was at 0.11/0.11 compared to last week’s 0.12/0.08.  NatGeo’s GENIUS finished its limited run at 0.11/0.10.  Freeform’s GOOD TROUBLE ticked down to 0.07.  IFC’s BARONESS VON SKETCH SHOW ticked down to 0.02/114K. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Wednesday March 24, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 CHALLENGE: DOUBLE AGENTS MTV 8:00 PM 90 0.56 962
2 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: BROOKLYN/UTAH ESPN 10:05 PM 133 0.38 1,006
3 REAL HSWIVES OF NJ BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.33 1,030
4 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: BOSTON/MILWAUKEE ESPN 7:44 PM 141 0.32 990
5 SNOWFALL FX 10:00 PM 64 0.31 775
6 AEW: ALL ELITE WRESTLING: DYNAMITE 0077 TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:00 PM 120 0.30 757
7 MARRIED AT FIRST ST (LIF): MONTHIVERSARY, THE 1211 LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.27 1,165
8 CONCACAF MEN?S O.Q. 3/24: MEXICO VS USA TUDN 9:30 PM 133 0.27 612
9 SISTAS SERIES S2 BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 9:00 PM 60 0.25 937
10 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.24 3,138
11 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.22 3,089
12 FARMHOUSE FIXER HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 61 0.20 1,333
13 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 30 0.20 1,151
14 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:18 AM 42 0.20 514
15 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.19 2,653
16 GUYS GROCERY GAMES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.18 608
17 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 31 0.18 610
18 MY 600-LB LIFE: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.18 778
19 FORGED IN FIRE HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.18 823
20 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.17 2,128
21 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.17 2,687
22 FULL FRONTAL W/ SAM BEE TBS NETWORK 10:30 PM 30 0.17 601
23 RESIDENT ALIEN SYFY 10:00 PM 62 0.17 1,160
24 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.17 554
25 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: BUFFALO/PITTSBURGH NBC SPORTS NETWORK 8:10 PM 150 0.16 449
26 NBA COURTSIDE  L ESPN 7:30 PM 14 0.14 430
27 FIRST WIVES CLUB BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 30 0.14 565
28 COURT CAM SPECIALS A&E NETWORK 9:30 PM 31 0.14 711
29 WWE NXT: WWE NXT USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 128 0.14 678
30 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.14 307
31 COURT CAM A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.14 697
32 FOX NEWS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.14 1,673
33 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.13 600
34 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.13 996
35 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.12 961
36 SPORTSCENTER WITH SAS  L ESPN 7:00 PM 30 0.12 348
37 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.12 2,051
38 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.12 1,934
39 BIGGER BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:30 PM 30 0.12 423
40 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.12 1,011
41 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.11 771
42 I SURVIVED A CRIME A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 31 0.11 543
43 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.11 753
44 GENIUS NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 55 0.11 1,031
45 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.11 961
46 MYST MUSEUM REPACK: STDA-1R1R25H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.11 515
47 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.11 1,131
48 LINEA DE CUATRO L TUDN 11:43 PM 17 0.11 276
49 MARRYING MILLIONS LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 60 0.11 636
50 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.11 1,015
51 REAL HSWIVES OF NJ BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.11 327
52 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.11 768
53 WMNS NCAA BKBL CHAMP L: IOWA STATE/TEXAS A&M ESPN2 7:04 PM 145 0.11 765
54 I SURVIVED A CRIME A&E NETWORK 10:32 PM 32 0.11 507
55 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.11 890
56 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.10 813
57 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.10 797
58 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.10 1,407
59 MY FEET ARE KILLING ME TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.10 628
60 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.10 839
61 TEXAS METAL MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 60 0.10 331
62 GENIUS NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.10 934
63 DELICIOUSNESS SSN2 MTV 7:30 PM 30 0.10 219
64 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.10 1,417
65 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.10 1,667
66 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 2:00 PM 30 0.09 244
67 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.09 671
68 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.09 241
69 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.09 302
70 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.09 311
71 DELICIOUSNESS SSN2 MTV 7:00 PM 30 0.09 206
72 BEYOND THE UNKNOWN TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.09 481
73 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.08 273
74 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.08 1,335
75 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.08 768
76 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.08 1,432
77 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.08 631
78 CONCACAF OLYM QUAL L: MEXICO/USA FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 PM 128 0.08 287
79 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: LOS ANGELES/SAN JOSE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 10:40 PM 148 0.08 173
80 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.08 612
81 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.08 1,089
82 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.08 288
83 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.08 1,361
84 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.08 1,454
85 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.08 391
86 GOOD TROUBLE FREEFORM 10:00 PM 60 0.07 179
87 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.07 1,129
88 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.07 1,048
89 MAFS: UNFILTERED LIFETIME TELEVISION 7:30 PM 30 0.07 476
90 FUTBOL CENTRAL L TUDN 9:00 PM 30 0.07 206
91 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.07 248
92 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.07 1,135
93 COURT CAM SPECIALS A&E NETWORK 1:33 AM 31 0.07 232
94 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.07 995
95 MY FEET KILLING ME:FNOTES TLC 11:00 PM 60 0.07 442
96 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.07 1,440
97 WMNS NCAA BKBL CHAMP L: TEXAS/UCLA ESPN2 9:29 PM 132 0.06 592
98 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 498
99 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.06 1,318
100 ULTIMATE COWBOY SHOWDOWN INSP 9:00 PM 60 0.06 637
101 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.06 972
102 RESTORATION GARAGE MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 30 0.06 240
103 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO TUDN 12:00 AM 60 0.06 138
104 NBA STUDIO  L ESPN 2:30 PM 30 0.06 193
105 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.06 821
106 MSNBC LIVE W/K.TUR MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.06 888
107 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.06 1,076
108 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.06 184
109 WMNS NCAA BKBL CHAMP L: NORTHWESTERN/LOUISVILLE ESPN2 5:00 PM 124 0.06 411
110 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.05 778
111 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.05 1,174
112 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.05 830
113 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 179
114 MSNBC LIVE W/A.MOHYELDIN MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.05 909
115 WMNS NCAA BKBL CHAMP L ESPN2 3:02 PM 118 0.05 350
116 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: ANAHEIM/MINNESOTA NBC SPORTS NETWORK 5:32 PM 158 0.05 171
117 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.05 834
118 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.05 1,332
119 PGA TOUR: WGC-DELL MATCH PLAY GOLF CHANNEL 12:00 PM 361 0.05 341
120 COLD JUSTICE INSIDE EP OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.05 279
121 NASCAR IRACING SERIES L FOX SPORTS 1 7:53 PM 97 0.05 292
122 UNDISPUTED L: 1135 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.04 115
123 DEVIL MAY CARE SYFY 11:02 PM 15 0.04 195
124 HOW THE UNIVERSE WORKS: N/A SCIENCE 9:00 PM 120 0.04 245
125 NIGHTLY POP E! 11:30 PM 30 0.04 92
126 TIME MACHINE HISTORY 8:00 AM 60 0.04 189
127 WMNS NCAA BKBL CHAMP L ESPNU 7:02 PM 118 0.04 220
128 UEFA EUROPEAN QUALIFIER: PORTUGAL VS. AZERBAIYAN TUDN 3:30 PM 150 0.04 106
129 GOLF CENTRAL-POST GOLF CHANNEL 6:01 PM 59 0.04 195
130 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.04 282
131 LIFETIME SPECIAL: WHITNEY HOUSTON & BOBBI KRISTINA LIFETIME MOVIE NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.04 177
132 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.04 122
133 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 365
134 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 160
135 SUB 23 OLYMPIC QUALIFIER: COSTA RICA / DOMINICAN REPUBLIC TUDN 7:00 PM 120 0.04 124
136 QUIEN DA MAS S7 UNIVERSO 5:30 PM 30 0.03 60
137 WMNS NCAA BKBL CHAMP L: ALABAMA/MARYLAND ESPN2 1:00 PM 122 0.03 246
138 SQUAWK ALLEY CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.03 220
139 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.03 287
140 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 6:00 PM 60 0.03 91
141 SCRUBS IFC TV 3:25 PM 30 0.03 53
142 NHL LIVE POST NBC SPORTS NETWORK 1:08 AM 22 0.03 52
143 PEOPLE PUZZLER GSN 6:00 PM 30 0.03 441
144 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L: 1091 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.03 68
145 HERD L: 1450 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.03 97
146 QUIEN DA MAS S7 UNIVERSO 5:00 PM 30 0.03 54
147 TIME MACHINE HISTORY 9:00 AM 60 0.03 180
148 MAD MONEY CNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.03 254
149 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 156
150 SCRUBS IFC TV 11:15 AM 35 0.03 65

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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.




4 Comments


  1. 69 Road Runner

    Steady as she goes for The Goldbergs. Too sad about George Segal.


  2. augus

    Do you have ‘The Pole (SYFY at 11:17PM)’ and ‘Baroness Von Sketch Show (IFC at 12AM)’ series finale ratings, please? Thanks!


  3. LC

    Go Snowfall! Let’s see if that viewership can crack 800k


  4. Augus

    Did First Wives and Bigger aired on BET Her?



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