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Last night’s primetime line-up on the major networks was filled with a movie and repeats along with the return of two Tuesday night dramas and new episodes of five other Tuesday night dramas.

Here is how those seven Tuesday night dramas fared in the overall ratings last week:

8 PM Shows:
NCIS (CBS) [NEW – Return, Hour 1] – 9.3 million viewers
The Resident (FOX) [NEW] – 3.3 million viewers
Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (NBC) [NEW] – 2.4 million viewers

9 PM Show:
NCIS (CBS) [NEW – Return, Hour 2] – 8.5 million viewers
Prodigal Son (FOX) [NEW] – 2.3 million viewers
Trickster (The CW) [NEW] – 395,000 viewers

10 PM Shows:
FBI: Most Wanted (CBS) [NEW – Return] – 5.7 million viewers
Nurses (NBC) [NEW] – 1.8 million viewers

What did you watch on TV last night. Please share.

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It was a night filled with reality, game shows, a repeat and comedies on the major networks last night with three season premieres and new episodes of two other Monday night dramas.

Here is how those five Monday night dramas fared in the overall ratings last week:

8 PM Shows:
9-1-1 (FOX) [NEW – Season Premiere] – 7 million viewers
All American (The CW) [NEW – Season Premiere] – 1.1 million viewers

9 PM Show:
9-1-1: Lone Star (FOX) [NEW] – 5.9 million viewers

10 PM Shows:
Bull (CBS) [NEW] – 4.6 million viewers
The Good Doctor (ABC) [NEW] – 3.9 million viewers

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Last night’s primetime line-up was filled with lots of repeats, football, game shows, animation, news and reality along with the season premiere of one Sunday night drama and new episodes of three other Sunday dramas.

Here is how those four Sunday night dramas fared in the overall ratings last week:

8 PM Shows:
NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS) [NEW] – 5.4 million viewers
Batwoman (The CW) [NEW – Season Premiere] – 663,000 viewers

9 PM Show:
NCIS: New Orleans (CBS) [NEW] – 4.9 million viewers

10 PM Show:
The Rookie (ABC) [NEW] – 3.6 million viewers

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It was a night filled with reality, news, figure skating, wrestling and repeats on the major networks last night along with new episodes of two Friday night dramas.

Here is how those two Friday night dramas fared in the overall ratings last week:

8 PM Show:
MacGyver (CBS) [NEW] – 3.8 million viewers

9 PM Show:
Magnum P.I. (CBS) [NEW] – 1.5 million viewers

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Last night’s primetime line-up was filled with game shows, comedies, reality and news along with new episodes from two Thursday night dramas.

Here is how those two Thursday night dramas fared in the overall ratings last week:

9 PM Show:
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC) [NEW] – 3.8 million viewers

10 PM Show:
Star Trek: Discovery (CBS) [NEW] – 1.5 million viewers

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It was a full night of programming on the major networks last night with comedies, some game shows, repeats and reality filling out most of the primetime line-up along with the returns of five Wednesday night dramas, including three dramas from last week that were delayed due to the ongoing news coverage of the insurrection on/riot at the Capitol Building.

Here is how those five Wednesday night dramas fared in the overall ratings last week:

8 PM Show:
Chicago Med (NBC) [NEW – Delayed Return] – 7.4 million viewers

9 PM Shows:
Chicago Fire (NBC) [NEW – Delayed Return] – 7.1 million viewers
SEAL Team (CBS) [NEW – Return] – 3.9 million viewers

10 PM Shows:
Chicago P.D. (NBC) [NEW – Delayed Return] – 6.4 million viewers
S.W.A.T. (CBS) [NEW – Return] – 3.2 million viewers

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Last night’s primetime line-up on the major networks included repeats and a movie along with new episodes of three Tuesday night dramas, two season premieres and the debut of one new Tuesday night drama.

Here is how those six Tuesday night dramas fared in the overall ratings last week:

8 PM Shows:
The Resident (FOX) [NEW – Season Premiere] – 3.8 million viewers
Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (NBC) [NEW] – 2.6 million viewers

9 PM Shows:
This Is Us (NBC) [NEW] – 5.3 million viewers
Prodigal Son (FOX) [NEW – Season Premiere] – 2.3 million viewers
Trickster (The CW) [DEBUT] – 441,000 viewers

10 PM Show:
Nurses (NBC) [NEW] – 2.6 million viewers

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It was a night filled with lots of reality and lots repeats with only one Monday night drama airing a new episode, which was its return from the winter break.

Here is how that lone Monday night drama fared in the overall ratings last week:

10 PM Show:
The Good Doctor (ABC) [NEW] – 3.9 million viewers

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Last night’s primetime line-up on the major networks was overflowing with reality, repeats, football, an awards show, game shows and some news along with new episodes of three Sunday night dramas.

Here is how those three Sunday night dramas fared in the overall ratings last week:

9 PM Show:
NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS) [NEW – Special Time] – 5.6 million viewers

10 PM Shows:
NCIS: New Orleans (CBS) [NEW – Special Time] – 4.1 million viewers
The Rookie (ABC) [NEW] – 3 million viewers

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It’s 2021 folks, and while we’re still dealing with the pandemic – and will be doing so for much of this year (SIGH! ARGH!) – time keeps moving on, and so, too, does TV. There were plenty of cable dramas and lots of made-for-TV movies that aired in November and December.

First, let’s take a look at the ratings for the dramas:

CABLE DRAMAS

MONDAYS:

Soulmates – The new AMC drama aired the final two episodes of its debut season in November. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

November 2 – 183,000 viewers
November 9 – 163,000 viewers (Season Finale)

This averages out to 173,000 viewers for November. Soulmates has been renewed by AMC for a second season, and is anticipated to return sometime in 2021.

Industry – The new HBO drama debuted on November 9, airing four episodes during November and four episodes during December. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

November 9 – 89,000 viewers (DEBUT)
November 16 – 127,000 viewers
November 23 – 124,000 viewers
November 30 – 111,000 viewers
December 7 – 116,000 viewers
December 14 – 86,000 viewers
December 21 – 103,000 viewers (Hour 1 – Season Finale)
December 21 – 113,000 viewers (Hour 2 – Season Finale)

This averages out to 109,000 viewers for that time frame. HBO renewed Industry for a second season, and is anticipated to return sometime in 2021.

His Dark Materials – The second season of the HBO fantasy series got started on November 16, airing three episodes in November and four episodes in December. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

November 16 – 227,000 viewers (Season Premiere)
November 23 – 229,000 viewers
November 30 – 234,000 viewers
December 7 – 264,000 viewers
December 14 – 216,000 viewers
December 21 – 202,000 viewers
December 28 – 347,000 viewers (Season Finale)

This averages out to 246,000 viewers for that time frame. HBO renewed His Dark Materials for a third and final season. The show is anticipated to return sometime in 2021.

TUESDAYS:

The Haves and the Have Nots – The long-running OWN soap opera returned for the start of its 8th season on November 24, airing an additional five episodes during December. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

November 24 – 873,000 viewers (Season Premiere)
December 1 – 1.1 million viewers
December 8 – 969,000 viewers
December 15 – 1.2 million viewers
December 22 – 1.1 million viewers
December 29 – 1.1 million viewers

This averages out to 1.1 million viewers for that time period. A new episode of The Haves and the Have Nots aired on January 5 with the next new episode set to air on OWN on Tuesday, January 12 at 8 PM.

WEDNESDAYS:

The A Word – The third season of the BBC drama aired on Sundance TV, starting on November 4, airing four episodes during the month and its final two episodes in December. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

November 4 – No numbers could be tracked down (Season Premiere)
November 11 – 49,000 viewers
November 18 – 48,000 viewers
November 25 – 79,000 viewers
December 2 – 36,000 viewers
December 9 – 38,000 viewers (Series Finale)

This averages out to approximately 50,000 viewers for that time frame. The A Word ended with its third season.

THURSDAYS:

Deutschland 89 – The German drama, a sequel of Deutschland 86 which was a sequel of Deutschland 83, aired three episodes in November on Sundance TV; but ratings could not be tracked down for any of 8 episodes.

FRIDAYS:

800 Words – The popular Australian family drama aired the final four episodes of its second season on UPtv during November. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

November 6 – 95,000 viewers
November 13 – 77,000 viewers
November 20 (Hour 1) – 107,000 viewers (Season Finale)
November 20 (Hour 2) – 92,000 viewers (Season Finale)

This averages out to 93,000 viewers for November. The season premiere of the third and final season of 800 Words aired on January 8 with the next new episodes set to air on UPtv on Friday, January 15 at 7 PM.

Warrior – The Cinemax drama aired four new episodes in November and its season finale on December 4. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

November 6 – 83,000 viewers
November 13 – 47,000 viewers
November 20 – 68,000 viewers
November 27 – 65,000 viewers
December 5 – 80,000 viewers (Season Finale)

This averages out to 69,000 viewers for that time frame. Cinemax has yet to renew Warrior for a third season.

The Astronauts – The Nickelodeon drama about tweeners who inadvertently get sent into space, featuring a great group of adult actors playing their parents, debuted on November 13, airing three episodes during the month and three episodes during December. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

November 13 – 539,000 viewers (DEBUT)
November 20 – 490,000 viewers
November 27 – 458,000 viewers
December 4 – 427,000 viewers
December 11 – 319,000 viewers
December 18 – 570,000 viewers

This averages out to 467,000 for that time frame. A new episode of The Astronauts aired on Nickelodeon on January 8 with the season finale set to air on Friday, January 15 at 7 PM.

SATURDAYS:

The Fall – The 6 episodes of the second season of the Irish series aired during November and December on Ovation, but ratings for all but the premiere episode could not be tracked down. The third and final season of The Fall got underway on Ovation starting on January 2 with the next new episode set to air Saturday, January 9 at 7 PM.

SUNDAYS:

Power Book II: Ghost – The spin-off series returned on Starz with the rest of its episodes from its debut season starting on December 6, airing four of those episodes in December and its season finale on January 3. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

December 6 – 587,000 viewers (Return)
December 13 – 583,000 viewers
December 20 – 468,000 viewers
December 27 – 560,000 viewers
January 3 – 617,000 (Season Finale)

This averages out to 563,000 viewers for this time period. Starz has renewed Power Book II: Ghost for a second season, and it is anticipated to return sometime in 2021.

Fargo – The FX anthology series aired the final five episodes of its 4th season in November. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

November 1 – 649,000 viewers
November 8 – 701,000 viewers
November 15 – 824,000 viewers
November 22 – 805,000 viewers
November 29 – 851,000 viewers (Finale)

This averages out to 766,000 viewers for November. Fargo has yet to be renewed for a fifth season by FX.

The Good Lord Bird – The period piece drama aired the remaining three episodes of its limited run on Showtime during November. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

November 1 – 206,000 viewers
November 8 – 190,000 viewers
November 15 – 317,000 viewers (Series Finale)

This averages out to 238,000 viewers for November. Showtime has not announced if this limited series – The Good Lord Bird – will actually be given a second installment or not.

The Walking Dead: World Beyond – The new AMC spin-off series aired the remaining episodes of its debut season in November. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

November 1 – 742,000 viewers
November 8 – 726,000 viewers
November 15 – 783,000 viewers
November 22 – 627,000 viewers
November 29 – 618,000 viewers (2 ½ Hour Season Finale)

This averages out to 582,000 viewers for November. The Walking Dead: World Beyond was given a two season order by AMC, and is anticipated to return at some point in 2021.

Fear the Walking Dead – The zombie AMC series aired the remaining four episodes of the first half of its 6th season in November. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

November 1 – 1.3 million viewers
November 8 – 1.2 million viewers
November 15 – 1.3 million viewers
November 22 – 1.1 million viewers (Mid-Season Finale)

This averages out to 1.2 million viewers for November. The last half of the 6th season of Fear the Walking Dead will return to AMC at some point in 2021.

The Spanish Princess – The remaining five episodes of the 2nd season of the Starz period drama aired during November. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

November 1 – 233,000 viewers
November 8 – 221,000 viewers
November 15 – 234,000 viewers
November 22 – 290,000 viewers
November 29 – 315,000 viewers (Series Finale)

This averages out to 259,000 viewers for November. The Spanish Princess was only set as a limited series that was to run in two parts that some sources referred to as two separate seasons.

The Undoing – The 6-episode limited series actually debuted on HBO on October 25, airing the rest of its episodes throughout November. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

October 25 – 676,000 viewers (DEBUT)
November 1 – 799,000 viewers
November 8 – 899,000 viewers
November 15 – 1.1 million viewers
November 22 – 1.3 million viewers
November 29 – 1.8 million viewers (Series Finale)

That averages out to 1.1 million viewers for that time frame. There are no current plans by HBO to air another season of The Undoing.

Your Honor – The Bryan Cranston-led Showtime limited series debuted on December 6, airing four episodes during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

December 6 – 449,000 viewers (DEBUT)
December 13 – 658,000 viewers
December 20 – 537,000 viewers
December 27 – 467,000 viewers

This averages out to 528,000 viewers for December. A new episode of Your Honor aired January 3 with the next new episode set to air on Showtime tonight, January 10 at 10 PM.

Euphoria – The HBO drama aired a special holiday episode on December 6, earning 236,000 viewers. A second special of Euphoria will air on HBO on Sunday, January 24 at 9 PM.

The Trouble with Maggie Cole – The 6-episode comedic drama aired the remaining four episodes of its debut season on PBS, but ratings could not be tracked down. The Trouble with Maggie has yet to be renewed for a second season.

Cobra – The 6-episode drama aired the last two episodes of its debut season in November on PBS, but ratings could not be tracked down. Cobra has yet to be renewed for a second season.

Roadkill – The 4-part PBS drama debuted in November, airing all its episodes on PBS during the month, but ratings could not be tracked down. Roadkill has yet to be renewed for a second season.

Britannia – The fantasy series aired the remaining 6 episodes of its second season on EPIX during November and December, but ratings could not be tracked down. Britannia has been renewed for a third season, but there is no information on when the show will air here, as it will need to air in the United Kingdom. before it airs here in the States.

Pennyworth – The EPIX drama about Batman’s butler when he was a young man returned for its second season on December 13, airing three episodes during the month along with its mid-season finale on January 3, but no ratings could be tracked down for those episodes. Pennyworth will return for the rest of its second season on Sunday, March 7 on EPIX at 9 PM.

MADE-FOR-TV MOVIES AND MINI-SERIES

There were 42 made-for-TV movies that aired in November and 39 made-for-TV movies that aired in December along with one limited series that aired in November.

Here are the ratings for the one limited series that aired in November:

Black Narcissus (FX) [November 23 Hour 1] – 445,000 viewers
Black Narcissus (FX) [November 23 Hour 2] – 333,000 viewers
Black Narcissus (FX) [November 23 Hour 3] – 310,000 viewers

This averages out to 363,000 viewers. As this was a limited series, there are no plans for any further seasons of Black Narcissus.

No ratings could be tracked down for the following made-for-TV movies that aired in November:

A Ring for Christmas (UPtv)
A Royal Christmas Engagement (ION)
Dashing Home for Christmas (UPtv)
Mistletoe Magic (UPtv)

The following are the ratings for the made-for-TV movies that aired in November:

Christmas Waltz (Hallmark Channel) – 3.9 million viewers
If I Only Had Christmas (Hallmark Channel) – 3.9 million viewers
A Timeless Christmas (Hallmark Channel) – 3.4 million viewers
Five Star Christmas (Hallmark Channel) – 3.4 million viewers
A Nashville Christmas Carol (Hallmark Channel) – 3.2 million viewers
Christmas by Starlight (Hallmark Channel) – 3.1 million viewers
Christmas in Vienna (Hallmark Channel) – 2.9 million viewers
Good Morning Christmas (Hallmark Channel) – 2.9 million viewers
Never Kiss a Man in a Christmas Sweater (Hallmark Channel) – 2.9 million viewers
Christmas with the Darlings (Hallmark Channel) – 2.8 million viewers
On the 12th Date of Christmas (Hallmark Channel) – 2.8 million viewers
The Christmas House (Hallmark Channel) – 2.3 million viewers
Heart of the Holidays (Hallmark Channel) – 1.8 million viewers
A Christmas Tree Grows in Colorado (Hallmark Channel) – 1.7 million viewers
USS Christmas (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) – 1.7 million viewers
A Godwink Christmas: Second Chances, First Love (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) – 1.4 million viewers
The Angel Tree (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) – 1.4 million viewers
Feliz NaviDAD (Lifetime) – 1.3 million viewers
Meet Me at Christmas (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) – 1.3 million viewers
Merry Liddle Christmas Wedding (Lifetime) – 1.3 million viewers
Christmas on the Vine (Lifetime) – 1.2 million viewers
Dear Christmas (Lifetime) – 1.2 million viewers
The Christmas Doctor (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) – 1.2 million viewers
The Christmas Ring (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) – 1.2 million viewers
Christmas on Wheels (Lifetime) – 1 million viewers
Holly & Ivy (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) – 982,000 viewers
Once Upon a Holiday (November and December) (Lifetime) – 969,000 viewers
The Christmas Bow (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) – 911,000 viewers
The Christmas Yule Blog (Lifetime) – 895,000 viewers
A Very Charming Christmas Town (Lifetime) – 835,000 viewers
The Christmas Listing (Lifetime) – 758,000 viewers
Homemade Christmas (Lifetime) – 742,000 viewers
The Christmas Edition (Lifetime) – 731,000 viewers
A Welcome Home Christmas (Lifetime) – 721,000 viewers
The Christmas Aunt (Lifetime) – 613,000 viewers
A Very Country Christmas Homecoming (UPtv) – 262,000 viewers
Between the World and Me (HBO) – 183,000 viewers

No ratings could be tracked down for the following made-for-TV movies that aired in December:

Beaus of Holly (UPtv)
Call the Midwife Holiday Special (PBS)
Christmas on the Range (UPtv)
Christmas Together (UPtv)
Dashing in December (Paramount Network)
The Christmas Sitters (UPtv)

The following are the ratings for the made-for-TV movies that aired in December:

Cross Country Christmas (Hallmark Channel) – 3.3 million viewers
A Christmas Carousel (Hallmark Channel) – 3.1 million viewers
Christmas She Wrote (Hallmark Channel) – 3 million viewers
Love, Lights, Hanukkah! (Hallmark Channel) – 3 million viewers
Christmas Comes Twice (Hallmark Channel) – 2.5 million viewers
Christmas in Evergreen: Bells Are Ringing (Hallmark Channel) – 2.5 million viewers
Time For Us to Come Home for Christmas (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) – 1.9 million viewers
A Glenbrooke Christmas (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) – 1.8 million viewers
A Little Christmas Charm (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) – 1.4 million viewers
Project Christmas Wish (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) – 1.4 million viewers
Unlocking Christmas (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) – 1.4 million viewers
Christmas on the Menu (Lifetime) – 1.3 million viewers
Swept Up by Christmas (Hallmark Channel) – 1.3 million viewers
Too Close for Christmas (Lifetime) – 1.3 million viewers
The Santa Squad (Lifetime) – 1.2 million viewers
Inn Love by Christmas (Lifetime) – 1.1 million viewers
Lonestar Christmas (Lifetime) – 1.1 million viewers
Spotlight on Christmas (Lifetime) – 1.1 million viewers
Christmas at the Castle (Lifetime) – 991,000 viewers
My Sweet Holiday (Lifetime) – 953,000 viewers
A Christmas Exchange (Lifetime) – 914,000 viewers
The Christmas High Note (Lifetime) – 908,000 viewers
Let’s Meet Again on Christmas Eve (Lifetime) – 823,000 viewers
The Christmas Setup (Lifetime) – 814,000 viewers
A Sugar & Spice Holiday (Lifetime) – 811,000 viewers
Christmas Ever After (Lifetime) – 787,000 viewers
Cooking Up Christmas (OWN) – 746,000 viewers
A Christmas Break (Lifetime) – 705,000 viewers
The Christmas Lottery (BET) – 645,000 viewers
First Christmas (OWN) – 585,000 viewers
A Christmas for Mary (OWN) – 527,000 viewers
Christmas at Rosemont (UPtv) – 304,000 viewers
Christmas Dilemma (TV One) – 164,000 viewers

Ratings results for the cable dramas, mini-series and made-for-TV movies that have and will air in January and February will be posted as soon as possible in March.

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