[03/08/07 - 03:19 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of February 26-March 4): 'Monk,' 'Psych' Go Out on Top for Usa
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The season finales of "Monk" (5.7 million, #3) and "Psych" (4.5 million, #4) helped give USA the top four programs on cable last week. Leading the charge then was its Monday mainstay "WWE Raw" with its 9:00 (6.1 million, #2) and 10:00 (6.2 million, #1) editions.

Among adults 18-49, "Raw" averaged a 2.4 rating/6 share over the course of its two hours with "Monk" and "Psych" pulling in a 1.5/5 and a 1.4/4, respectively. Also making the top 15 for the network: the season finale of "Nashville Star" (3.0 million, #14) and a Monday repeat of "Law & Order: SVU" (3.1 million, #12).

As for the other cable networks, Discovery Channel's controversial special "The Lost Tomb of Jesus" on Sunday saw 4.2 million viewers tune in, the channel's best numbers since 2005's "The Flight That Fought Back." Not so lucky was VH1, which saw just 684,000 viewers watch the bow of "Dice Undisputed" while 1.7 million tuned into Monday's finale of "The (White) Rapper Show."

And finally on Sci Fi, Sunday entries "The Dresden Files" (0.94 household rating, 596,000 adults 18-49) and "Battlestar Galactica" (1.09 household rating, 1,030,000 adults 18-49) continued to fade as each once again hit series lows among households.

  [october 2016]  


[10/23/16 - 10:03 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, College Football Top Viewers, Demos
The Alphabet wins said evening for the fourth consecutive week.

[10/23/16 - 09:43 AM]
"SNL" Hits Season Highs, Best October Overnights in 8 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, October 22.

[10/23/16 - 07:06 AM]
Live + 3 Ratings: ABC's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Is the Season's First Broadcast Series to Post Triple-Digit Growth in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 18.

[10/22/16 - 09:09 AM]
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The Eye's trio of dramas lead the evening in both categories.

[10/22/16 - 09:05 AM]
"Dateline" Matches Its Season High in 18-49, New Season High in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 21.

[10/22/16 - 08:42 AM]
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ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 21.

[10/21/16 - 02:02 PM]
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FOX Sports spins the numbers for Thursday, October 20.

[10/21/16 - 12:08 PM]
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[10/21/16 - 10:05 AM]
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Said offerings include the premiere "The Odd Life of Timothy Green," "Boxtrolls," and the network premiere of the fourth installment of the hit "Cinderella Story" franchise, "A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits."

[10/21/16 - 10:04 AM]
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[10/21/16 - 10:03 AM]
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[10/21/16 - 09:55 AM]
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[10/21/16 - 09:35 AM]
Video: Netflix's "Haters Back Off!" Star Miranda Sings Shares Some of Her Favorite Things
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[10/21/16 - 09:31 AM]
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[10/21/16 - 09:29 AM]
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