December 10, 2014

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Tuesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 12.9.2014


NETWORK UPDATE:  The VICTORIA’S SECRET FASHION SHOW gained another 0.1 in final ratings, putting it at 3.4.  THE VOICE also rose 0.1, but both THE MINDY PROJECT and SUPERNATURAL lost 0.1.

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

Of course the SONS OF ANARCHY series finale dominated Tuesday cable, up 0.7 from last week to a series high 3.32 (yet not quite the equal of those VICTORIA’S SECRET models).  ANARCHY AFTERWORD climbed 0.45 to 1.55.  What appears to be a special Tuesday episode of LOVE & HIP-HOP HOLLYWOOD (VH1) was at 1.11, scheduled as the lead-in to HEY, FELICIA which was at 0.56.  The 2d episode of Bravo’s THE GIRLFRIENDS GUIDE TO DIVORCE lost a tenth to 0.37, and also lost more than half the 0.81 lead-in it had from REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS.  Special Christmas episodes at ABCFamily put PRETTY LITTLE LIARS at 0.90, and CHASING LIFE at 0.54.  CURSE OF OAK ISLAND (History shed 0.11 to 0.67.  MOONSHINERS (Discovery) dropped 0.06 to 0.75.  On USA, CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST lost a tenth to 0.69, but BENCHED edged up 0.02 to 0.41 (outrating GIRLFRIENDS GUIDE on Bravo despite a lower lead-in).   INK MASTER (Spike) was down 0.03 to 0.67.  GROUND FLOOR (TBS) returned at 0.58.  THE LITTLE COUPLE (TLC) fell 0.15 to 0.54.  On Adult Swim, THE HEART SHE HOLLER rose 0.03 from last Tuesday’s episode to 0.52.  NELLYVILLE (BET) lost 0.15 to 0.30. 

Top 25 Cable TUE Dec 09 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.