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May 3, 2022

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Monday 5.2.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  AMERICAN IDOL shed 0.04 to 0.68, followed by an out-of-timeslot SHARK TANK at 0.53.  THE GOOD DOCTOR returned from a rerun week up 0.02 to 0.41.

CBS:  Back from an off-week, THE NEIGHBORHOOD gained 0.03 to 0.62, BOB HEARTS ABISHOLA grew by 0.08 to 0.52, NCIS jumped 0.12 to 0.55, and NCIS: HAWAII was up 0.04 to 0.43.

NBC:  AMERICAN SONG CONTEST ticked up to 0.28, and the season finale of THE ENDGAME was down 0.04 to 0.20.

FOX:  9-1-1 edged up 0.02 to 0.70, and 9-1-1: LONE STAR was down 0.11 to 0.51.

CW:  ALL-AMERICAN lost 0.02 to 0.12, and ALL-AMERICAN: HOMECOMING held at 0.10.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  TNT’s NBA PLAYOFFS games were at 1.38/1.28.  USA’s WWE: RAW was at 0.39/0.39/0.35 compared to last week’s 0.45/0.43/0.43.  ESPN’s NHL PLAYOFFS games were at 0.29/0.22/0.16.  AMC’s BETTER CALL SAUL ticked up to 0.27.  On Bravo, SUMMER HOUSE gained 0.04 to 0.26.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.25/0.45/3.2M, with CNN’s DON LEMON TONIGHT at 0.12/0.17/700K, and MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.09/1.9M.  TLC’s 90 DAY FIANCE was at 0.22/0.17/0.14 compared to last week’s 0.20/0.19/0.18.  E!’s MET GALA RED CARPET special was at 0.20.  On HGTV, CELEBRITY IOU slipped 0.02 to 0.20, and LIL JON WANTS TO DO WHAT was at 0.17.  Discovery’s STREET OUTLAWS was steady at 0.18.  On Food Network, SPRING BAKING CHAMPIONSHIP held at 0.18, and BAKE OR BREAK  was at 0.10.  VH1’s BLACK INK CREW was at 0.10/0.05 compared to last week’s 0.12/0.07.  On ID, MURDER IN THE HEARTLAND was at 0.10.  On HBO, WE OWN THIS CITY remained at 0.04, and GENTLEMAN JACK held at 0.01/94K. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Monday May 2, 2022 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 2 L: MAVERICKS/SUNS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:59 PM 158 1.38 3,937
2 NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 2 L: 76ERS/HEAT TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:30 PM 149 1.28 3,822
3 INSIDE THE NBA PLAYOFFS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 12:37 AM 44 0.52 1,501
4 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.39 1,648
5 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.39 1,624
6 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.35 1,472
7 NBA PLAYOFFS PRE-GAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:00 PM 30 0.29 914
8 NHL DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS L: BOSTON/CAROLINA ESPN 7:00 PM 167 0.29 857
9 BETTER CALL SAUL AMC 9:00 PM 65 0.27 1,162
10 SUMMER HOUSE BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.26 611
11 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.25 3,188
12 NHL DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS L: ST. LOUIS/MINNESOTA ESPN 9:47 PM 149 0.22 626
13 90 DAY: SINGLE LIFE TLC 8:00 PM 61 0.22 1,081
14 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.21 3,371
15 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.21 2,791
16 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.21 2,556
17 LRC: 2022 MET GALA: N/A E! 6:00 PM 180 0.20 613
18 CELEBRITY IOU HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 61 0.20 1,323
19 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.18 711
20 JESSE WATTERS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.18 2,492
21 SO: AMERICAS LIST: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 181 0.18 722
22 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.18 2,147
23 SPRING BAKING CHAMPION: SK-810TH FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.18 1,077
24 90 DAY DIARIES TLC 9:01 PM 60 0.17 1,073
25 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.17 2,403
26 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.17 453
27 LIL JON WANTS TO DO WHAT? HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 60 0.17 854
28 NHL DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS L: TAMPA BAY/TORONTO ESPN2 7:30 PM 164 0.16 466
29 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.15 1,721
30 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.15 474
31 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.15 1,809
32 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.14 487
33 90 DAY: SINGLE LIFE PILLO TLC 10:01 PM 59 0.14 882
34 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.13 413
35 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.13 1,647
36 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.13 1,593
37 CELEBRITY IOU REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.13 885
38 NASCAR CUP SERIES L: DOVER FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 192 0.13 944
39 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.13 400
40 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.12 1,779
41 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.12 1,512
42 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.12 689
43 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.12 1,734
44 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.12 1,722
45 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 62 0.12 305
46 THIS JUST IN  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.11 336
47 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.11 1,218
48 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.11 290
49 PREMIER LEAGUE L: BRENTFORD/MANCHESTER UNITED USA NETWORK 2:54 PM 138 0.11 359
50 NBA TODAY L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.11 372
51 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:02 PM 58 0.11 329
52 HIST GREATEST MYSTERIES HISTORY 9:00 PM 62 0.11 781
53 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.11 1,456
54 NHL DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS L: LOS ANGELES/EDMONTON ESPN2 10:14 PM 163 0.10 352
55 BLACK INK CREW 9B VH1 8:00 PM 60 0.10 286
56 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.10 367
57 MURDER IN THE HEARTLAND INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 61 0.10 534
58 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.10 1,544
59 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.10 1,098
60 BAKE OR BREAK FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.10 534
61 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:16 AM 59 0.10 281
62 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.09 628
63 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.09 1,941
64 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.09 577
65 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.09 660
66 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.09 589
67 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.09 686
68 UNDISPUTED L: 1423 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.09 208
69 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:15 AM 60 0.09 209
70 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 15 0.08 211
71 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.08 621
72 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.08 1,451
73 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.08 517
74 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 673
75 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 219
76 I WAS THERE HISTORY 10:02 PM 31 0.07 550
77 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.07 647
78 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.07 609
79 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.07 602
80 FOOD PARADISE FOOD NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.06 310
81 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.06 637
82 11TH HOUR W/ S. RUHLE MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.06 826
83 BLACK INK CREW COMPTON 2 VH1 9:00 PM 60 0.05 177
84 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.05 978
85 HIST GREATEST MYSTERIES HISTORY 8:00 PM 58 0.05 487
86 FATAL ATTRACTION TV ONE 9:00 PM 60 0.05 152
87 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.05 578
88 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.05 1,211
89 AROUND THE HORN ESPN2 12:57 AM 33 0.05 112
90 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 12:00 AM 60 0.05 380
91 PREMIER LEAGUE GOAL ZONE USA NETWORK 5:12 PM 48 0.05 126
92 ATTACK OF MURDER HORNETS: N/A ANIMAL PLANET 10:00 PM 120 0.05 238
93 WE BABY BEARS THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:00 PM 15 0.05 101
94 HIST GREATEST MYSTERIES HISTORY 1:04 AM 57 0.04 233
95 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 414
96 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L FOX SPORTS 1 3:12 PM 108 0.04 208
97 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.04 113
98 MYST MUSEUM REPACK: STDA-4R1R04H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.04 316
99 25 WORDS OR LESS GSN 3:30 PM 30 0.04 290
100 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.04 1,104
101 CHAIN REACTION (GSN) GSN 5:00 PM 30 0.04 456
102 AMERICA SAYS GSN 7:30 PM 30 0.04 372
103 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.04 1,088
104 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN2 7:00 PM 30 0.04 114
105 SPORTSCENTER SPECIAL: DRAFT GRADES ESPN2 5:00 PM 120 0.04 105
106 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.04 111
107 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.04 263
108 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.04 112
109 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.04 514
110 MIRA, ROYAL DETECTIVE DISNEY JUNIOR 5:00 PM 25 0.04 170
111 SHOWCASE GAME: ATL AT NYM/SEA AT HOU MLB NETWORK 7:11 PM 200 0.04 214
112 WE OWN THIS CITY HBO PRIME 9:01 PM 58 0.04 167
113 MSNBC REPORTS- LIVE MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.03 513
114 LIGA MX FEMENIL: TIJUANA VS JUAREZ FOX DEPORTES 10:00 PM 131 0.03 76
115 NIGHTLY POP E! 11:30 PM 30 0.03 103
116 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.03 446
117 GOOD MORNING FOOTBALL: N/A NFL NETWORK 7:00 AM 180 0.03 82
118 GREG KELLY REPORTS NEWSMAX TV 7:00 PM 60 0.03 364
119 25 WORDS OR LESS GSN 3:00 PM 30 0.03 282
120 PERFECT WORLD DEADLY GAME OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 65 0.03 143
121 FIRST THINGS FIRST L: 1184 FOX SPORTS 1 7:30 AM 120 0.03 86
122 SAY YES TO THE DRESS: UK TLC 6:00 AM 30 0.03 156
123 AMERICAN AGENDA NEWSMAX TV 2:00 PM 60 0.03 174
124 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 7:00 PM 60 0.03 109
125 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.03 738
126 FOX BET LIVE L FOX SPORTS 1 5:00 PM 30 0.03 96
127 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.03 620
128 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.03 657
129 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO USA NETWORK 2:00 PM 54 0.03 197
130 MORNING JOE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.03 802
131 CLOSING BELL CNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.03 248
132 SPICER & CO NEWSMAX TV 6:00 PM 60 0.03 273
133 FOOD PARADISE COOKING CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.03 93
134 TRUMP NEBRASKA RALLY RECA NEWSMAX TV 3:00 PM 60 0.03 203
135 GET UP: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.03 78
136 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 320
137 TEXAS METAL DISCOVERY EN ESPANOL 9:00 PM 60 0.03 79
138 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 1:00 AM 60 0.03 277
139 CHRIS SALCEDO SHOW, THE NEWSMAX TV 5:00 PM 60 0.03 257
140 PATH TO THE DRAFT NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.03 74
141 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.02 241
142 SPORTSCENTER AFT   L ESPN DEPORTES 4:00 PM 60 0.02 37
143 JOSE DIAZ-BALART REPORTS MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.02 505
144 PRECIO DE HISTORIA S3 UNIVERSO 11:30 PM 30 0.02 48
145 PRECIO DE HISTORIA S9 UNIVERSO 9:00 PM 30 0.02 69
146 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 60 0.02 109
147 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 1:30 AM 30 0.02 83
148 CLOSING BELL CNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.02 204
149 PRECIO DE HISTORIA S9 UNIVERSO 9:30 PM 30 0.02 64
150 SMURFS, THE NICKTOONS 7:00 PM 30 0.02 43

 

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About the Author

Mitch Metcalf
MITCH METCALF has been tracking every US film release of over 500 screens (over 2300 movies and counting) since the storied weekend of May 20, 1994, when Maverick and Beverly Hills Cop 3 inspired countless aficionados to devote their lives to the art of cinema. Prior to that, he studied Politics and Economics at Princeton in order to prepare for his dream of working in television. He has been Head of West Coast Research at ABC, then moved to NBC in 2000 and became Head of Scheduling for 11 years.