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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 10.2.2018

Posted October 3, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  As anticipated, NEW AMSTERDAM lost 0.1 in final numbers.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s coverage of the MLB WILD CARD GAME dominated Tuesday cable at 2.09.  On USA, WWE SMACKDOWN slipped 0.03 to 0.69, and THE PURGE was down […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 12.27.2016

Posted December 29, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  There were no changes from the preliminary ratings.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL bowl games occupied 4 of the Top 13 slots, with Minnesota vs. Washington State tied for the highest rating of the day at 0.96, […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Wednesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 12.17.2014

Posted December 18, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

  NETWORK UPDATE:  The overrun past 10PM didn’t affect the SURVIVOR finale’s rating in final numbers, but SURVIVOR REUNION fell 0.1.  Ratings in key demos for the Top 25 original cable telecasts (plus a few other lower-rated but noteworthy programs): AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW (FX) slipped just a hundredth from last week to once […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 4.2.2018

Posted April 3, 2018 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  THE CROSSING’s premiere got worse in finals, down 0.1.          Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  TBS’s coverage of the NCAA TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIP game dominated the night at 4.09, with local announcer simulcasts on TNT (0.55) and Tru (0.19); the resulting 4.83 […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 9.10.2017

Posted September 13, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL adjusted to 9.1, up 0.7 from the final number for the 2016 premiere game.  THE ORVILLE’s premiere adjusted up 0.4 to 2.7, but there’s an asterisk because Nielsen counted two plays on the west coast, one simulcast with the east after football, and the other at […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.28.2016

Posted March 1, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  THE OSCARS ended up at 10.5, down a fairly small 0.3 from the 2015 telecast.  Interestingly, in the final national numbers, the rating was basically steady through the telecast, without the bump in the first half-hour that was evident in the overnights.  The LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET pre-show […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.16.2017

Posted January 18, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  The HOWIE MANDEL ALL-STAR COMEDY GALA lost 0.1 in final numbers.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  There was no doubt what NBA game TNT viewers wanted to watch on Monday, as the Cleveland vs. Golden State match-up was at a […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 6.16.2017

Posted June 19, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  DATELINE and the rerun of AMERICA’S GOT TALENT rose 0.1 in final numbers, while 20/20 fell the same.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  A&E’s LIVE PD led Friday cable with a 0.14 jump to 0.56.  HBO’s REAL TIME WITH BILL […]

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