This week’s cable ratings
September 21, 2016
In cable ratings for the week ended Sept. 18:
Top five networks in primetime (18-49s): ESPN, TBS, FX, USA, Adult Swim.
Top five networks in primetime (total viewers): ESPN, Fox News Channel, HGTV, TBS, USA.
Top five total-day networks (total viewers): Fox News Channel, ESPN, Nickelodeon, Adult Swim, HGTV.
Top cable news networks in primetime (total viewers): Fox News Channel, MSNBC, CNN, HLN, CNBC, FBN.
Top five cable news programs (total viewers): 1. Fox News Channel’s “The O’Reilly Factor” (Tuesday, 8 p.m.); Fox News Channel’s “The O’Reilly Factor” (Wednesday, 8 p.m.); 3. Fox News Channel’s “The O’Reilly Factor” (Monday, 8 p.m.); 4. Fox News Channel’s “The Kelly File” (Tuesday, 9 p.m.); 5. Fox News Channel’s “The O’Reilly Factor” (Thursday, 8 p.m.)
Top movie (total viewers): HBO’s “The Revenant,” (Sunday, 8 p.m.) 1.67 million.
Top sporting event (total viewers): ESPN’s “Monday Night Football” (Monday, 6.55 p.m.) 12.96 million.
Show on the rise: Investigation Discovery’s “JonBenet: An American Murder Mystery,” Monday, 9 p.m. The series averaged 2.6 million total viewers across three episodes, making it the most-watched series in network history.
Show on the decline: OWN’s “Queen Sugar,” Wednesday, 10 p.m. The new drama slipped 26 percent week-to-week among total viewers, from 2.69 million to 2.00 million.
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- Alex Kalluf becomes chief data officer at Joan
- Dolores Gavin becomes senior development executive at History
- Christa Babcock rises to VP of learning and certification at IAB
- Jane Pauley becomes anchor of 'CBS Sunday Morning'
- Phoebe Dynevor joins the cast of Crackle's 'Snatch'
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