Fox News’ coverage of President Trump’s address to congress grabbed the top spot of the night with a 1.7 rating in adults 18-49. The network’s analysis of the address followed behind with a 1.5 and 1.1 throughout the rest of the night. Following its second-season premiere last week, “The Detour” fell two-tenths from a 0.6 to a 0.4, with 984,000 viewers tuning in.

On USA, “WWE Smackdown” took a hit from a 1.0 to a 0.9 also, while “The Curse of Oak Island” fell a noticeable amount to a 0.4. “The Haves and the Have Nots” (0.7) was down from last week as well on OWN.

The season finale of FX’s “Taboo” raked in a 0.4, the same as its previous week. The freshman series, however, was down from 1.034 to 1.021 million viewers.

Top 25 original cable shows among adults 18-49 for Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017

Show Net Time Total Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
TRUMP ADDRESS TO CONGRESS FOX NEWS 9:09 PM 10,673 1.7
PRES ADDRESS ANALYSIS FOX NEWS 10:09 PM 10,144 1.5
PRES ADDRESS ANALYSIS FOX NEWS 10:30 PM 7,361 1.1
PRES ADDRESS POST ANALYSIS CNN 10:09 PM 4,013 1.0
PRES ADDRESS TO CONGRESS CNN 9:08 PM 3,912 1.0
PRES ADDRESS DEM RESPONSE CNN 10:20 PM 3,803 1
WWE SMACKDOWN USA 8:00 PM 2,566 0.9
PRES ADDRESS POST ANALYSIS CNN 10:30 PM 2,958 0.8
FIXER UPPER HOME 9:00 PM 3,114 0.7
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA 10:00 PM 1,825 0.7
HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS OWN 9:00 PM 2,333 0.7
HANNITY FOX NEWS 11:00 PM 3,868 0.6
REAL HOUSEWIVES BEV HILLS BRAVO 9:00 PM 1,477 0.6
THE OREILLY FACTOR FOX NEWS 8:00 PM 4,515 0.5
PRES ADDRESS POST ANALYSIS CNN 11:00 PM 1,902 0.5
CHALLENGE: INVASION FOX NEWS 9:00 PM 781 0.5
DEMOCRATIC RESPONSE MSNBC 10:15 PM 3,010 0.5
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN ESPN 9:05 PM 1,487 0.5
ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 1,741 0.4
CURSE OF OAK ISLAND HISTORY 9:00 PM 1,724 0.4
DETOUR, THE TBS 10:00 PM 984 0.4
BEING MARY JANE S4 BET 10:00 PM 916 0.4
MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 9:00 PM 2,641 0.4
HOUSE HUNTERS HOME 10:00 PM 2,059 0.4
TABOO FX 10:00 PM 1,021 0.4

 

Source: The Nielsen Company

Posted by:Alex Welch

Alex Welch has been writing for TV by the Numbers since January 2016. In his off time he enjoys, rewatching old episodes of Game of Thrones and unironically singing along to ABBA. Every now and then, he even does them at the same time. He lives in Los Angeles.

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