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April 26, 2022

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Monday 4.25.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  AMERICAN IDOL rose a tenth to 0.72, followed by a rerun of THE GOOD DOCTOR at 0.22.

CBS:  An installment of THE PRICE IS RIGHT AT NIGHT was at 0.61, followed by reruns at 0.31/0.25.

NBC:  AMERICAN SONG CONTEST was steady at 0.27, and ENDGAME was up 0.06 to 0.24.

FOX:  9-1-1 held at 0.68, and 9-1-1: LONE STAR was up 0.04 to 0.62.

CW:  ALL-AMERICAN ticked up to 0.14, and ALL-AMERICAN: HOMECOMING was down 0.03 to 0.10.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS: The series finale of FX’s BETTER THINGS ticked down to 0.04.  On HBO, it was a night of premieres, with WE OWN THIS CITY at 0.04 and GENTLEMAN JACK very low at 0.01/25K.

TNT’s NBA PLAYOFFS doubleheader was at 1.33/1.17, and NBATV’s game was at 0.26.  USA’s WWE: RAW was at 0.45/0.43/0.43 compared to last week’s 0.50/0.48/0.44.  On Bravo, BELOW DECK gained 0.03 to 0.34, and SUMMER HOUSE was up 0.03 to 0.22.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.29/0.53/3.6M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.12/0.22/2.1M, and CNN NEWSROOM at 0.12/0.18/900K.  FX’s BETTER CALL SAUL was at 0.26 compared to last week’s 0.31/0.24 premiere.  On HGTV, CELEBRITY IOU edged up 0.02 to 0.22, and 100 DAY DREAM HOME was down 0.02 to 0.12.  On TLC, 90 DAY FIANCE was at 0.20/0.19/0.18 compared to last week’s 0.23/0.20/0.14.  Discovery’s STREET OUTLAWS ticked up to 0.18.  On Food Network, SPRING BAKING CHAMPIONSHIP ticked up to 0.18.  VH1’s BLACK INK CREW was at 0.12/0.07 compared to last week’s 0.11. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Monday April 25, 2022 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 1 L: CELTICS/NETS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:00 PM 162 1.33 3,833
2 NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 1 L: JAZZ/MAVERICKS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:42 PM 153 1.17 3,186
3 INSIDE THE NBA PLAYOFFS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 12:15 AM 47 0.52 1,332
4 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.45 1,669
5 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 61 0.43 1,472
6 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.43 1,701
7 BELOW DECK SAILING YACHT BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.34 1,076
8 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.29 3,572
9 BETTER CALL SAUL AMC 9:00 PM 67 0.26 1,160
10 NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 1  L: TORONTO/PHILADELPHIA GM5 NBA-TV 7:59 PM 149 0.26 575
11 CELEBRITY IOU HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.22 1,387
12 SUMMER HOUSE BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.22 594
13 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.22 3,465
14 NBA PLAYOFFS PRE-GAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 6:30 PM 30 0.22 568
15 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.21 2,884
16 90 DAY: SINGLE LIFE TLC 8:00 PM 61 0.20 1,137
17 90 DAY: SINGLE LIFE PILLO TLC 10:01 PM 59 0.19 985
18 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.19 2,021
19 90 DAY DIARIES TLC 9:01 PM 60 0.18 1,140
20 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.18 618
21 JESSE WATTERS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.18 2,882
22 SO: AMERICAS LIST: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 182 0.18 721
23 SPRING BAKING CHAMPION FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.18 997
24 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.18 694
25 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.17 2,265
26 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.17 2,681
27 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.16 1,715
28 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.15 444
29 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.15 437
30 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.13 460
31 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.13 1,827
32 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.13 1,707
33 NBA TODAY L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.13 332
34 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.13 361
35 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.12 2,122
36 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.12 855
37 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.12 422
38 100 DAY DREAM HOME HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.12 827
39 BLACK INK CREW 9B VH1 8:00 PM 60 0.12 307
40 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.12 744
41 HIST GREATEST MYSTERIES HISTORY 9:00 PM 62 0.11 905
42 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.11 1,434
43 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.11 1,395
44 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.11 356
45 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.11 820
46 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.11 1,686
47 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.11 1,709
48 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.11 426
49 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.11 850
50 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.11 748
51 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.11 1,528
52 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.11 1,407
53 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.10 1,053
54 100 DAY DREAM HOME REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 7:00 PM 60 0.10 669
55 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.10 1,053
56 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.10 1,560
57 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.10 790
58 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.09 243
59 UNDISPUTED L: 1418 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.09 222
60 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.09 262
61 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.09 291
62 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.09 647
63 I WAS THERE HISTORY 10:02 PM 31 0.09 679
64 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.09 806
65 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.09 795
66 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.09 734
67 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.09 686
68 MUD, SWEAT & BEARDS USA NETWORK 11:01 PM 61 0.09 349
69 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.09 728
70 THIS JUST IN  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.08 255
71 CASTLE LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 61 0.08 624
72 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 15 0.08 260
73 CLEVELAND KIDNAPPINGS: N/A INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 120 0.08 412
74 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.08 1,438
75 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.08 634
76 MAN IN THE ARENA: T BRADY ESPN 7:00 PM 60 0.08 257
77 BELOW DECK SAILING YACHT BRAVO 7:00 PM 60 0.07 340
78 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.07 1,096
79 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.07 818
80 BAKE OR BREAK FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.07 465
81 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.07 610
82 BLACK INK CREW COMPTON 2 VH1 9:00 PM 60 0.07 167
83 FOOD PARADISE FOOD NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.07 392
84 CASTLE LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 58 0.06 588
85 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 193
86 HIST GREATEST MYSTERIES HISTORY 8:00 PM 58 0.06 627
87 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.06 1,543
88 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.06 166
89 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.06 487
90 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 433
91 CASTLE LIFETIME TELEVISION 1:01 AM 61 0.06 359
92 MAN IN THE ARENA: T BRADY ESPN 10:00 PM 60 0.06 214
93 CASTLE LIFETIME TELEVISION 12:01 AM 58 0.05 406
94 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.05 1,219
95 11TH HOUR W/ S. RUHLE MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.05 848
96 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:00 PM 60 0.05 214
97 PREMIER LEAGUE L: LEEDS/CRYSTAL PALACE USA NETWORK 2:54 PM 126 0.05 191
98 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 339
99 NBA PO POSTGAME SHOW NBA-TV 10:28 PM 98 0.05 129
100 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.05 1,144
101 HIST GREAT MYST SPECIALS HISTORY 10:33 PM 90 0.04 376
102 MYST MUSEUM REPACK: STDA-4R1R03H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.04 353
103 HERD L: 1737 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.04 133
104 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: BOS AT TOR/NYM AT STL MLB NETWORK 7:08 PM 136 0.04 203
105 MAN IN THE ARENA: T BRADY ESPN 8:00 PM 60 0.04 187
106 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO USA NETWORK 2:00 PM 54 0.04 168
107 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 11:00 AM 60 0.04 108
108 BETTER THINGS FX 10:00 PM 59 0.04 137
109 MAN IN THE ARENA: T BRADY ESPN 9:00 PM 60 0.04 172
110 FATAL ATTRACTION TV ONE 9:00 PM 60 0.04 140
111 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.04 793
112 MLBN GAME BRIDGE SHOW MLB NETWORK 9:24 PM 14 0.04 238
113 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.04 319
114 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.04 130
115 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: CLE AT LAA/HOU AT TEX MLB NETWORK 9:38 PM 145 0.04 192
116 WE OWN THIS CITY HBO PRIME 9:00 PM 58 0.04 188
117 AMERICA?S MORNING HEADQUA THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.04 182
118 AMERICA SAYS GSN 7:30 PM 30 0.04 317
119 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.03 796
120 SAY YES TO THE DRESS: UK TLC 6:00 AM 30 0.03 154
121 25 WORDS OR LESS GSN 3:00 PM 30 0.03 377
122 NFL LIVE ESPN2 5:00 PM 60 0.03 94
123 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 171
124 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 150
125 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.03 129
126 PORT PROTECTION ALASKA NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 11:00 PM 60 0.03 225
127 SOMETHING BIT ME SNAP NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 60 0.03 132
128 AMERICA?S MORNING HEADQUA THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.03 210
129 LIGA MX FEMENIL: MONTERREY VS TIGRES FOX DEPORTES 9:58 PM 132 0.03 61
130 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.03 93
131 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L: 1363 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.03 77
132 25 WORDS OR LESS GSN 3:30 PM 30 0.03 363
133 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.03 662
134 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.03 626
135 NBA PO PREGAME SHOW NBA-TV 7:30 PM 29 0.03 53
136 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.03 712
137 HIST GREATEST MYSTERIES HISTORY 1:04 AM 57 0.03 195
138 SAY YES TO THE DRESS: UK TLC 6:30 AM 30 0.03 158
139 AMERICA?S MORNING HEADQUA THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.03 242
140 LINEA DE CUATRO L TUDN 8:00 PM 60 0.03 47
141 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.03 253
142 MORNING JOE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.03 918
143 SAY YES TO THE DRESS: UK TLC 7:00 AM 30 0.03 133
144 FIRST THINGS FIRST L: 1179 FOX SPORTS 1 7:30 AM 120 0.02 88
145 THIS JUST IN ESPN2 3:00 PM 60 0.02 82
146 CLOSING BELL CNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.02 240
147 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.02 77
148 TECHCHECK CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.02 212
149 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 3:00 PM 60 0.02 85
150 CLOSING BELL CNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.02 202

 

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About the Author

Mitch Salem
MITCH SALEM has worked on the business side of the entertainment industry for 20 years, as a senior business affairs executive and attorney for such companies as NBC, ABC, USA, Syfy, Bravo, and BermanBraun Productions, and before that, at the NY law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges. During all that, he has more or less constantly been going to the movies and watching TV, and writing about both since the 1980s. His film reviews also currently appear on screened.com and the-burg.com. In addition, he is co-writer of an episode of the television series "Felicity."