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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 100 Wednesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 5.20.2015

Posted May 21, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

  NETWORK UPDATE:   The MODERN FAMILY season finale gained 0.1 in final numbers, still leaving it way behind last week and last season’s finale.  Also up 0.1:  the SURVIVOR finale and after-show.  In addition, note that the adjusted 18-49 number for the LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN finale was 3.1. CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Sports led the way […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 8.29.2017

Posted August 30, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  AMERICA’S GOT TALENT lost 0.1 in final numbers, and HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT was  down 0.2.  In addition, the LETHAL WEAPON rerun gained 0.1, and the  NCIS rerun dropped 0.1.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  USA made it 2 for 2, […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Monday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 1.5.2015

Posted January 8, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

  NETWORK UPDATE:  CELEBRITY APPRENTICE and the rerun THE ORIGINALS each lost 0.1 in final Monday ratings, while NCIS: LA gained 0.1. Ratings in key demos for the Top 25 original cable telecasts (plus a few other lower-rated but noteworthy programs): VH1 returned to the Monday schedule on top, as LOVE & HIP HOP ended […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Monday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 12.22.2014

Posted December 23, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

  NETWORK UPDATE:  With Cincinnati’s simulcast of MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL removed, both the SNL CHRISTMAS clip show and STATE OF AFFAIRS on NBC lost 0.1, leaving them at 1.4 and 1.0, respectively.  (In the 10:30PM quarter-hour, AFFAIRS dipped to 0.9.)  The rerun BIG BANG THEORY gained 0.1. Ratings in key demos for the Top 25 original […]

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The Sked: Cable Ratings June 19-25 — Newton Minnow Would Be Proud

Posted June 27, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

A very similar week on cable this past week through Monday.  True Blood on HBO plateaued at a 2.6 Adult 18-49 rating, leading all cable telecasts despite being available in a small minority of US television homes.  The Newsroom from Aaron Sorkin plunged 62% with Adults 18-49 and 54% with Viewers 2+.  Don’t look for a build […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 11.14.2016

Posted November 15, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  Football adjustment didn’t change NBC’s final numbers, but at CW, SUPERGIRL lost 0.1 and JANE THE VIRGIN fell 0.2.  In addition, 2 BROKE GIRLS gained 0.1.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Nat Geo’s MARS made its debut at a fair […]

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THE SKED Sunday Cable Scorecard – 11/17/13

Posted November 19, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  AMC:  THE WALKING DEAD, of course, chomped on everything but Sunday Night Football, with a 6.0 in 18-49s rating that was down 0.2 from last week.  (The 11PM re-airing added another 1.0.)  TALKING DEAD remained steady at 2.2. SHOWTIME:  HOMELAND is perplexing many of its fans this season, but its ratings remained even with […]

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The Sked: Cable Ratings July 10-16

Posted July 17, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

HBO’s True Blood ticked up to a 2.7 rating, its best showing since the season premiere on June 10.  So far this season, True Blood started with a 2.9, then settled into a 2.6 for four straight weeks before hitting a 2.7 this past Sunday in its 9 pm time period.   At 10 pm Sunday on HBO, The […]

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