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The primetime landscape last night was filled reality, repeats, the Olympics and a movie, but one Friday night drama aired a new episode; in fact, it was the show’s season finale.

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

8 PM Show:
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (The CW) [NEW – Finale] – 661,000 viewers

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While the 2018 Olympic Games are taking place, and dominating the primetime line-up on NBC, the rest of the networks are being very light on their programming, airing mostly repeats or reality. Last night there was only one new episode of a Tuesday night drama.

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

8 PM Show:
Black Lightning (The CW) [NEW] – 1.8 million viewers

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It was a very quiet night of programming because of the Olympics and lots of repeats and/or reality. There was only one new episode of a Monday night drama, and that drama was on an extended break and is now airing on a different night than usual.

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

8 PM Show:
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (The CW) [NEW – Return/New Night] – 1.5 million viewers

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With the holidays behind us, there were plenty of cable dramas to watch as well as about a dozen made-for-TV movies. Let’s first take a look at how all of the cable dramas performed during the month of January.

CABLE DRAMAS

MONDAYS:

The Alienist – The new TNT period drama debuted on January 22, airing two episodes during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

January 22 – 2.1 million viewers (Debut)
January 29 – 1.9 million viewers

This averages out to 2 million viewers for January. A new episode aired on February 5 with the next new episode of The Alienist set to air on TNT on Monday, February 12 at 9 PM.

TUESDAYS:

Major Crimes – The final two episodes of the sixth and final season of the TNT police drama aired during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

January 2 – 2.2 million viewers
January 9 – 2.3 million viewers (Series Finale)

This averages out to 2.3 million viewers for January.

The Fosters – The Freeform drama returned for the start of its fifth season on January 9, airing four episodes during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

January 9 – 517,000 viewers (Season Premiere)
January 16 – 703,000 viewers
January 23 – 616,000 viewers
January 30 – 560,000 viewers

This averages out to 599,000 viewers for January. A new episode aired on February 6 with the next new episode of The Fosters set to air on Freeform on Tuesday, February 13 at 8 PM.

The Haves and the Have Nots – The OWN drama returned for the start of its fifth season on January 9, airing four episodes during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

January 9 – 2.3 million viewers (Season Premiere)
January 16 – 2.3 million viewers
January 23 – 2.2 million viewers
January 30 – 2.2 million viewers

This averages out to 2.3 million viewers for January. A new episode aired on February 6 with the next new episode of The Haves and the Have Nots set to air on OWN on Tuesday, February 13 at 9 PM.

The Quad – The BET drama aired its second season premiere on January 23, airing two episodes during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

January 23 – 571,000 viewers (Season Premiere)
January 30 – 631,000 viewers

This averages out to 601,000 viewers for January. A new episode aired on February 6 with the next new episode of The Quad set to air on BET on Tuesday, February 13 at 10 PM.

Bellevue – The new WGN America drama debuted on January 23, airing two episodes during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

January 23 – 412,000 viewers (Debut)
January 30 – 240,000 viewers

This averages out to 326,000 viewers for January. A new episode aired on February 6 with the next new episode of Bellevue set to air on WGN America on Tuesday, February 13 at 10 PM.

WEDNESDAYS:

Vikings – The History Channel period piece drama aired the final four episodes of its fifth season during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

January 3 – 2 million viewers
January 10 – 2.1 million viewers
January 17 – 2.2 million viewers
January 24 – 2.2 million viewers (Season Finale)

This averages out to 2.1 million viewers for January. Vikings will return for a sixth season on the History Channel at some point this year.

Knightfall – The new History Channel drama aired five episodes during January with its season finale airing on February 7. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

January 3 – 1.2 million viewers
January 10 – 1.2 million viewers
January 17 – 1.1 million viewers
January 24 – 1.2 million viewers
January 31 – 1 million viewers
February 7 – 1 million viewers (Finale)

This averages out to 1.1 million viewers for January. A second season of Knightfall has yet to be announced by the History Channel.

Happy – The live-animation Syfy series aired the final four episodes of its debut season during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

January 3 – No episode aired
January 10 – 623,000 viewers
January 17 – 617,000 viewers
January 24 – 518,000 viewers
January 31 – 540,000 viewers (Season Finale)

This averages out to 575,000 viewers for January. Happy will return for a second season on Syfy sometime later this year.

The Librarians – The TNT drama aired five new episodes of its fourth season during January with its season finale airing on February 7. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

January 3 – 1.2 million viewers
January 10 – 1.4 million viewers
January 17 – 1.3 million viewers
January 24 – 1.4 million viewers
January 31 – 1.3 million viewers
February 7 – 1.4 million viewers (Season Finale)

This averages out to 1.3 million viewers for January. The Librarians has yet to be renewed by TNT for a 5th season.

The Magicians – The magical-laced Syfy drama premiered on January 10, airing four episodes during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

January 10 – 782,000 viewers (Season Premiere)
January 17 – 762,000 viewers
January 24 – 607,000 viewers
January 31 – 669,000 viewers

This averages out to 705,000 viewers for January. A new episode aired on February 7 with the next new episode of The Magicians set to air on Syfy on Wednesday, February 14 at 9 PM.

If Loving You Is Wrong – The OWN drama returned for the rest of its fourth season on January 10, airing four episodes during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

January 10 – 1.4 million viewers (Mid-Season Return)
January 17 – 1.6 million viewers
January 24 – 1.5 million viewers
January 31 – 1.5 million viewers

This averages out to 1.5 million viewers for January. A new episode aired on February 7 with the next new episode of If Loving You Is Wrong set to air on OWN on Wednesday, February 14 at 10 PM.

Waco – The 6-part Paramount Network event series debuted on January 24, airing two episodes during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

January 24 – 1.1 million viewers (Debut)
January 31 – 737,000 viewers

This averages out to 919,000 viewers for January. A new episode aired on February 7 with the next new episode of Waco set to air on the Paramount Network on Wednesday, February 14 at 10 PM.

The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story – The second season of the limited series FX franchise, focusing on the death of legendary designer, debuted on January 17, airing three episodes during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

January 17 – 2.2 million viewers (Season Premiere)
January 24 – 1.4 million viewers
January 31 – 1.3 million viewers

This averages out to 1.6 million viewers for January. A new episode aired on February 7 with the next new episodes of The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story set to air on FX on Wednesday, February 14 at 10 PM.

THURSDAYS:

Damnation – The 1930’s-based drama aired the final three episodes of its debut season during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

January 4 – 628,000 viewers
January 11 – 519,000 viewers
January 18 – 629,000 viewers (Series Finale)

This averages out to 529,000 viewers for January. Damnation was cancelled by the USA Network after one season

Nashville – The sixth and final season of the former ABC hit series premiered on January 4, airing four episodes during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

January 4 – 873,000 viewers (Season Premiere)
January 11 – 783,000 viewers
January 18 – 728,000 viewers
January 25 – 802,000 viewers

This averages out to 797,000 viewers for January. New episodes aired on February 1 and February 8 with the next new episode of Nashville set to air on CMT on Thursday, February 15 at 9 PM.

Beyond – The Freeform fantasy series returned for its second season on January 18 with a 2-hour premiere, airing three episodes during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

January 18 – 312,000 viewers (Two-Hour Season Premiere)
January 25 – 234,000 viewers

This averages out to 182,000 viewers for January. New episodes aired on February 1 and February 8 with the next new episode of Beyond set to air on Freeform on Thursday, February 15 at 8 PM.

Van Helsing – The Syfy thriller aired the season finale of its second season on January 4, earning 477,000 viewers. Van Helsing was renewed for a third season, returning at some point later in 2018.

Ghost Wars – The new thriller aired its final episode on Syfy on January 4, earning 338,000 viewers. Syfy has yet to announce if Ghost Wars will have a second season.

FRIDAYS:

There were no cable dramas airing on Friday nights throughout January.

SATURDAYS:

There were no cable dramas airing on Saturday nights throughout January.

SUNDAYS:

The Chi – The new Showtime drama debuted on January 7, airing four new episodes during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

January 7 – 533,000 viewers (Debut)
January 14 – 570,000 viewers
January 21 – 707,000 viewers
January 28 – 751,000 viewers

This averages out 640,000 viewers for January. A new episode aired on February 11 with the next new episode of The Chi set to air on Showtime on Sunday, February 18 at 10 PM.

Counterpart – The new Starz drama debuted on January 21, airing two episodes during the month. The ratings for those episodes are as follows:

January 21 – 391,000 viewers (Debut)
January 28 – 506,000 viewers

This averages out to 449,000 viewers for January. A new episode aired on February 11 with the next new episode of Counterpart set to air on Starz on Sunday, February 18 at 8 PM.

Victoria – The second season of the period piece drama premiered on January 14, airing three episodes during the month, but no ratings could be tracked down for those episodes. New episodes aired on February 4 and February 11 with the next new episode of Victoria set to air on PBS on Sunday, February 18 at 9 PM.

MADE-FOR-TV MOVIES AND MINI-SERIES

The 6-part HBO mini-series Mosaic aired each night over the course of Monday, January 22 through Friday, January 26, earning the following ratings:

January 22 – 273,000 viewers
January 23 – 71,000 viewers
January 24 – 197,000 viewers
January 25 – 221,000 viewers
January 26 – 229,000 viewers (Part 1 of Finale)
January 26 – 189,000 viewers (Part 2 of Finale)

This averages out to 197,000 viewers. HBO has yet to announce if there will be a second season of Mosaic.

There were almost an even dozen made-for-TV movies airing during January. Here are the ratings that could be tracked down for most of those movies:

One Winter Weekend (Hallmark Channel) – 3 million viewers
Love on the Slopes (Hallmark Channel) – 2.8 million viewers
Frozen in Love (Hallmark Channel) – 2.6 million viewers
Winter’s Dream (Hallmark Channel) – 2.6 million viewers
Faith Under Fire: The Antoinette Tuff Story (Lifetime) – 2.1 million viewers
Cocaine Godmother: The Griselda Blanco Story (Lifetime) – 1.8 million viewers
Aurora Teagarden Mystery: Last Scene Alive (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) – 1.3 million viewers
Morning Show Murders: Mortal Mishaps (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) – 1.3 million viewers
Past Malice: An Emma Fielding Mystery (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) – 1.2 million viewers
Tale of Two Coreys (Lifetime) – 885,000 viewers

No ratings could be tracked down for the following made-for-TV movie that aired during January:

Runaway Romance (UP TV)

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

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Only two dramas aired new episodes on the major networks on Friday night, mainly due to the 2018 Olympics getting underway.

Here is how those few dramas fared in the overall ratings last night:

8 PM Show:
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (The CW) [NEW] – 616,000 viewers

9 PM Show:
Jane the Virgin (The CW) [NEW] – 793,000 viewers

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Last night’s programming included new episodes of about half of the Thursday night dramas; namely because the Olympics have started and programming on NBC will be dedicated to that for the next two weeks.

But, here is how all of those dramas that aired new episodes fared in the overall ratings last night:

8 PM Shows:
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) [NEW] – 7.3 million viewers
Supernatural (The CW) [NEW] – 1.8 million viewers

9 PM Shows:
Scandal (ABC) [NEW] – 4.6 million viewers
Arrow (The CW) [NEW] – 1.3 million viewers

10 PM Show:
How to Get Away With Murder (ABC) [NEW] – 3.3 million viewers

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Trying to figure out what to watch tonight? Be it new episodes of the TV season, reairs of cable series or a movie, here are some suggestions:

5 PM:
Captain Phillips movie on FXM

5:10 PM:
The Fate of the Furious movie on HBO

5:30 PM:
The Day After Tomorrow movie on AMC

6 PM:
Perfect Match movie on Hallmark Channel (Reair)

7 PM:
Iron Man 3 movie on FX

7:45 PM:
Captain Phillips movie on FXM

8 PM:
All Things Valentine movie on Hallmark Channel (Reair)
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl movie on AMC
Star Trek Beyond movie on EPIX
Some Kind of Wonderful movie on TMC

9 PM:
Jane the Virgin on The CW (NEW)
Morning Show Murder movie on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries (Encore)

10 PM:
Strike Back on Cinemax (NEW)
The Quad on BET (Encore)
The Alienist on TNT (Encore)

10:03 PM:
Counterpart on Starz (Encore)

10:05 PM:
Iron Man movie on EPIX

10:30 PM:
Iron Man 3 movie on FX

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