Friday Final Nationals: The Weather Channel Leads Prime Time Cable Demos with Hurricane Harvey Coverage

An “NFL Preseason Football” matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Seattle Seahawks helped CBS to a clear Friday night victory overall.

From 8-11 p.m., The Weather Channel was the cable leader among adults 18-49 (0.49 rating) and adults 25-54 (0.61 rating) with all-night coverage of the then-Hurricane Harvey weather system that affected southeast Texas.

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* AFF = Number of affiliates (stations) airing the program
* CVG = percent of coverage in U.S.
Programming Insider Friday, August 25, 2017
PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 2.3/5 3525 0.4/2 0.7/3 1.0/4
8:00 Shark Tank (r) 250 92 2.4/5 3629 0.4/3 0.7/3 0.9/4
9:01 What Would You Do? 260 92 2.1/4 3136 0.3/2 0.6/3 0.9/3
10:00 20/20 251 92 2.5/5 3803 0.4/2 0.7/3 1.1/4
PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 3.2/7 5231 0.9/6 1.4/6 1.6/6
8:00 NFL Preseason Football Kansas City Chiefs @ Seattle Seahawks (s) (thru 11:11) 256 93 3.2/7 5224 0.9/6 1.4/6 1.6/6
PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 2.5/5 3794 0.4/2 0.7/3 1.0/4
8:00 America’s Got Talent (r) 241 92 2.3/5 3523 0.4/2 0.7/3 0.9/3
10:00 Dateline NBC (r) 246 93 3.0/6 4337 0.4/2 0.8/4 1.1/4
PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-10 Network Average 1.1/2 1634 0.3/2 0.5/2 0.6/2
8:00 MasterChef (r) 253 91 1.0/2 1575 0.3/2 0.5/2 0.6/2
9:00 MasterChef (rs) 253 91 1.1/2 1694 0.3/2 0.5/2 0.6/2
PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-10 Network Average 0.5/1 794 0.1/1 0.2/1 0.2/1
8:00 Masters of Illusion (r) 247 83 0.5/1 759 0.1/1 0.2/1 0.2/1
8:30 Masters of Illusion (r) 247 83 0.5/1 759 0.1/1 0.2/1 0.2/1
9:00 Penn & Teller: Fool Us (r) 247 83 0.5/1 828 0.1/1 0.2/1 0.3/1
Univision PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 0.9/2 1634 0.5/2
7:00 La Rosa de Guadalupe 0.8/2 1487 0.5/3
8:00 Enamorándome de Ramón 0.8/2 1624 0.5/3
9:00 Mi Marido Tiene Familia 0.9/2 1737 0.6/3
10:00 La Tierra Prometida 0.9/2 1540 0.5/2
PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 0.2/0 390 0.1/1
7:00 La Candidata 0.1/0 191 0.1/0
8:00 Totalmente Diva (r) 0.2/0 315 0.1/0
9:00 Totalmente Diva 0.2/0 390 0.1/1
10:00 Rosario Tijeras 0.3/1 465 0.1/1
PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 0.9/2 1707 0.6/4 0.7/3
7:00 Caso Cerrado: Edición Estelar 0.9/2 1507 0.3/2 0.4/2
8:00 Jenni Rivera: Mariposa de Barrio 0.9/2 1661 0.5/3 0.6/3
9:00 Sin Senos Sí Hay Paraíso 0.9/2 1592 0.6/3 0.6/3
10:00 El Señor de Los Cielos V 1.0/2 1868 0.8/5 0.8/4

Sub-Demo Breakdowns – Friday 8/25/17

What Would You Do?” (ABC)
Women 18-34: 0.4/2
Men 18-34: 0.2/2
Women 18-49: 0.8/3
Men 18-49: 0.5/2

20/20” (ABC)
Women 18-34: 0.5/3
Men 18-34: 0.3/2
Women 18-49: 1.0/4
Men 18-49: 0.5/2

NFL Preseason: Kansas City Chiefs @ Seattle Seahawks” (CBS)
Women 18-34: 0.7/4
Men 18-34: 1.1/8
Women 18-49: 1.1/5
Men 18-49: 1.6/8

Killjoys” (Syfy)
0.42 household rating
0.628 million viewers
0.16 adults 18-49 rating
Women 18-34: 0.08
Men 18-34: 0.14
Women 18-49: 0.13
Men 18-49: 0.19

Dark Matter” (Syfy)
0.46 household rating
0.686 million viewers
0.15 adults 18-49 rating
Women 18-34: 0.09
Men 18-34: 0.12
Women 18-49: 0.11
Men 18-49: 0.19

Raven’s Home” (Disney Channel)
0.79 household rating
1.246 million viewers
0.29 adults 18-49 rating
Women 12-17: 1.05
Men 12-17: 0.45
Women 18-34: 0.44
Men 18-34: 0.18
Women 18-49: 0.37
Men 18-49: 0.19


Live+3 Days Ratings – Friday 8/25/17

VWRS = Viewers, in thousands; LBL = Telecast label designations, such as O (original), P (premiere), R (repeat), S (special), B (breakout, e.g. different start time or interrupted coverage), G (gapped)
Net Program LBL A1849
L+SD
A1849
L+3
L+3
Gain
VWRS
L+SD
VWRS
L+3
L+3
Gain
ABC SHARK TANK-FRI 8PM R 0.67 0.71 7% 3628 3750 3%
ABC WHAT WOULD YOU DO? O 0.61 0.70 15% 3129 3459 11%
ABC 20/20-FRI O 0.74 0.84 14% 3795 4407 16%
CBS NFL PRE-SEASON S 1.35 1.37 1% 5226 5285 1%
NBC AMERICA’S GOT TALENT-FRI R 0.69 0.70 2% 3516 3595 2%
NBC DATELINE CLASSIC-FRI R 0.83 0.97 17% 4339 5034 16%
FOX MASTERCHEF-FRI ENC R 0.47 0.49 3% 1578 1619 3%
FOX MASTERCHEF-SP 8/25 9P RS 0.52 0.54 3% 1709 1760 3%
CW MASTERS OF ILLUSION R 0.18 0.18 0% 813 824 1%
CW MASTERS OF ILLUSION-2 R 0.19 0.20 4% 831 863 4%
CW PENN & TELLER:FOOL US-ENC R 0.21 0.21 1% 903 912 1%

Cable Rankings – Friday 8/25/17
What follows are the top 100 most-watched shows in prime time on cable (by order of network) for Friday, August 25:

* Vwrs = Viewers in thousands; V-No. = Prime time rank in viewers; D-No. = Prime time rank in demo (adults 18-49)
V-No.* D-No.* Program Net Start Dur Vwrs* A1849
50 42 LIVE PD: POLICE PATROL A&E 8:00 PM 30 815 0.24
36 33 LIVE PD: POLICE PATROL A&E 8:30 PM 30 965 0.27
28 22 LIVE PD: POLICE PATROL A&E 9:00 PM 30 1116 0.29
22 17 LIVE PD: POLICE PATROL A&E 9:30 PM 31 1219 0.32
19 14 LIVE PD: POLICE PATROL A&E 10:01 PM 31 1225 0.36
24 10 LIVE PD: POLICE PATROL A&E 10:32 PM 31 1198 0.39
75 42 KING OF THE HILL ADSM 8:00 PM 30 604 0.24
55 20 AMERICAN DAD ADSM 8:30 PM 30 740 0.31
38 10 CLEVELAND SHOW ADSM 9:00 PM 30 930 0.39
32 7 AMERICAN DAD ADSM 9:30 PM 30 1059 0.48
26 2 RICK & MORTY ADSM 10:00 PM 30 1183 0.57
27 2 BOB’S BURGERS ADSM 10:30 PM 30 1172 0.57
84 87 END OF SUMMER MOVIE BLOWOUT: GHOSTBUSTERS AMC 8:00 PM 150 400 0.14
94 87 END OF SUMMER MOVIE BLOWOUT: GHOSTBUSTERS II AMC 10:30 PM 150 318 0.14
96 72 SOUTH PARK CMDY 8:00 PM 30 302 0.16
97 87 SOUTH PARK CMDY 8:30 PM 30 299 0.14
95 82 SOUTH PARK CMDY 9:00 PM 30 307 0.15
91 63 SOUTH PARK CMDY 9:30 PM 30 336 0.18
99 87 TOSH.O CMDY 10:00 PM 30 279 0.14
100 96 TOSH.O CMDY 10:30 PM 30 278 0.13
14 17 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 1517 0.32
13 17 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 1610 0.32
16 27 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 1301 0.28
42 46 BERING SEA GOLD DISC 9:00 PM 61 889 0.23
77 72 MAN-EATING PYTHON DISC 10:01 PM 61 545 0.16
79 96 ELENA OF AVALOR DISJR 7:40 PM 50 508 0.13
78 87 MICKEY AND THE ROADSTER DISJR 9:20 PM 25 524 0.14
17 22 RAVEN’S HOME DSNY 8:00 PM 30 1246 0.29
23 27 K.C. UNDERCOVER DSNY 8:30 PM 30 1199 0.28
30 52 BIZAARDVARK DSNY 9:00 PM 30 1085 0.22
45 66 ANDI MACK DSNY 9:30 PM 30 856 0.17
40 72 STUCK IN THE MIDDLE DSNY 10:00 PM 30 892 0.16
33 60 RAVEN’S HOME DSNY 10:30 PM 30 1019 0.20
82 66 MOVIES WE LOVE: THE NOTEBOOK E! 8:00 PM 181 434 0.17
93 87 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: DEMATHA CATHOLIC (MD) @ BISHOP GORMAN (NEV) (0.21 HH, 0.16 A18-34) ESPN 9:07 PM 163 335 0.14
57 46 DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD 8:00 PM 30 728 0.23
51 56 DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD 8:30 PM 30 792 0.21
35 33 GUY’S FAMILY ROAD TRIP FOOD 9:00 PM 30 989 0.27
39 27 DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD 9:30 PM 30 926 0.28
47 37 DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD 10:00 PM 30 845 0.26
44 33 DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD 10:30 PM 30 865 0.27
3 42 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOXNC 8:00 PM 60 2392 0.24
2 37 THE FIVE FOXNC 9:00 PM 60 2412 0.26
4 37 HANNITY FOXNC 10:00 PM 60 2327 0.26
87 72 BIG SCREEN MOVIE: HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART II FRFM 5:15 PM 190 375 0.16
53 20 MOVIE DOWNLOAD: GROWN UPS 2 FX 8:00 PM 150 769 0.31
63 15 MOVIE DOWNLOAD: GROWN UPS 2 FX 10:30 PM 150 694 0.34
8 7 REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER HBO 10:00 PM 57 1937 0.48
54 87 MY LOTTERY DREAM HOME HGTV 8:00 PM 30 741 0.14
41 72 MY LOTTERY DREAM HOME HGTV 8:30 PM 30 890 0.16
25 46 MY LOTTERY DREAM HOME HGTV 9:00 PM 30 1185 0.23
29 56 MY LOTTERY DREAM HOME HGTV 9:30 PM 30 1105 0.21
18 56 HOUSE HUNTERS WHERE NOW HGTV 10:00 PM 30 1231 0.21
21 46 HOUSE HUNTERS WHERE NOW HGTV 10:30 PM 30 1223 0.23
31 56 ANCIENT ALIENS AC HIST 8:00 PM 183 1081 0.21
52 87 THE KILLER BESIDE ME ID 8:00 PM 60 771 0.14
37 63 A MURDER IN THE FAMILY ID 9:00 PM 60 938 0.18
43 52 DEADLY SINS ID 10:00 PM 60 881 0.22
7 52 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 1995 0.22
1 12 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 2661 0.38
10 52 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE (0.23 HH, 0.11 A18-34) MSNBC 10:00 PM 120 1765 0.22
79 60 MTV MOVIES: THE BLIND SIDE MTV 7:45 PM 195 508 0.20
34 46 NICKY, RICKY, DICKY & DAWN NICK 8:00 PM 60 1007 0.23
46 37 FULL HOUSE NAN 9:00 PM 30 849 0.26
48 33 FULL HOUSE NAN 9:30 PM 30 842 0.27
49 27 FULL HOUSE NAN 10:00 PM 30 834 0.28
56 42 FULL HOUSE NAN 10:30 PM 30 729 0.24
62 66 PEPPA PIG NKJR 8:30 PM 30 697 0.17
66 66 PAW PATROL NKJR 9:00 PM 30 682 0.17
71 72 PAW PATROL NKJR 9:30 PM 30 662 0.16
76 87 PAW PATROL NKJR 10:00 PM 24 601 0.14
86 96 SPIKE TV MOVIE SPIKE 6:00 PM 180 378 0.13
81 72 BELLATOR MMA LIVE: 182 (0.29 HH, 0.13 A18-34) SPIKE 9:00 PM 121 481 0.16
73 72 KILLJOYS SYFY 8:00 PM 60 628 0.16
65 82 DARK MATTER SYFY 9:00 PM 60 686 0.15
19 15 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 8:00 PM 30 1225 0.34
15 9 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 8:30 PM 30 1499 0.44
12 5 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 9:00 PM 30 1647 0.49
11 4 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 9:30 PM 30 1688 0.51
83 82 ELEAGUE: ROAD TO THE INTERNATIONAL DOTA 2 CHAMPIONSHIPS: THE FINAL BATTLE (0.26 HH, 0.10 A18-34) TBS 10:00 PM 60 403 0.15
68 96 LONG LOST FAMILY TLC 9:00 PM 60 673 0.13
72 82 LONG LOST FAMILY TLC 10:00 PM 60 640 0.15
64 46 TNT BIG PICTURE MOVIES: THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES TNT 8:00 PM 181 688 0.23
98 82 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 9:00 PM 30 294 0.15
85 60 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 9:30 PM 30 382 0.20
90 66 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 10:00 PM 30 338 0.17
88 72 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 10:30 PM 30 361 0.16
74 96 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND TVL 10:00 PM 30 608 0.13
60 72 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND TVL 10:30 PM 30 705 0.16
9 12 WEATHER CENTER LIVE (1.17 HH, 0.22 A18-34) TWC 8:00 PM 60 1816 0.38
6 5 WEATHER CENTER LIVE (1.34 HH, 0.33 A18-34) TWC 9:00 PM 60 2092 0.49
5 1 WEATHER CENTER LIVE (1.42 HH, 0.41 A18-34) TWC 10:00 PM 60 2267 0.61
70 22 MODERN FAMILY USA 8:00 PM 30 667 0.29
67 27 MODERN FAMILY USA 8:30 PM 30 674 0.28
69 37 MODERN FAMILY USA 9:00 PM 30 668 0.26
58 22 MODERN FAMILY USA 9:30 PM 30 712 0.29
61 27 MODERN FAMILY USA 10:00 PM 30 700 0.28
59 22 MODERN FAMILY USA 10:30 PM 30 710 0.29
91 66 R&R PICTURE SHOWS: FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS VH1 6:30 PM 150 336 0.17
89 63 R&R PICTURE SHOWS: HITCH VH1 9:00 PM 180 349 0.18

Source: Live+Same Day data, Nielsen Media Research


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