November 19, 2014

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Tuesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 11.18.2014


NETWORK UPDATE:  THE VOICE, THE FLASH, MASTERCHEF JR and CHICAGO FIRE all gained 0.1 in final numbers, while ABOUT A BOY declined by the same margin. 

Ratings in key demos for the Top 25 original cable telecasts (plus a few other lower-rated but noteworthy programs):

Controversy about the sex on last week’s SONS OF ANARCHY (FX) didn’t hurt last night’s ratings any, as the show rose 0.17 to 2.40.  ANARCHY AFTERWORD stayed at 1.09.  ESPN’s primetime COLLEGE BASKETBALL tip-off games were at 1.11/0.89.  REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS (Bravo) was up 0.16 from last week’s New Jersey edition to 0.89, and MOONSHINERS (Discovery) gained 0.06 to 0.77.  On Comedy Central, TOSH.0 was down 0.06 to 0.72, but BRICKLEBERRY was up 0.11 to 0.51.  19 KIDS AND COUNTING gained 0.02 to 0.71.  INK MASTER (Spike) lost 0.13 to 0.69.  CURSE OF OAK ISLAND (History) edged down 0.01 to 0.67.  On USA, CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST was down 0.08 to 0.54, and BENCHED was steady at 0.30.  On MTV, AWKWARD lost 0.06 to 0.45, FAKING IT gained 0.05 to 0.41, and HAPPYLAND remained at 0.17.  REAL HUSBANDS (BET) dropped 0.03 to 0.38.

Top 25 Cable TUE Nov 18 2014


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.