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May 24, 2022

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Monday 5.23.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  An NBA PLAYOFFS game at 1.93.

CBS;  The season finale of THE NEIGHBORHOOD was at 0.56, up 0.02 from last week and down two-tenths from the 2021 finale.  The season finale of BOB HEARTS ABISHOLA was at 0.51, up 0.05 from last week and down 0.18 from last year.  The season finale of NCIS was at 0.50, up 0.06 from last week and down 0.22 from last year (when it aired on Tuesday).  The season finale of NCIS: HAWAII rose 0.09 to 0.41.

NBC:  A synergistic run of the movie JURASSIC WORLD was at 0.42.

FOX:  The series premiere of DON’T FORGET THE LYRICS was at 0.36, and the season premiere of BEAT SHAZAM was at 0.38.

CW:  The season finale of ALL-AMERICAN was at 0.19, up 0.02 from last week and down 0.04 from last season (when the finale aired in July).  The season finale of ALL-AMERICAN: HOMECOMING ticked up to 0.14.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  TNT’s NHL PLAYOFFS games were at 0.46/0.43.  USA’s WWE: RAW was at 0.43/0.42/0.38 compared to last week’s 0.46/0.46/0.44.  On Bravo, BELOW DECK ticked up to 0.34, and SUMMER HOUSE.  The midseason finale of AMC’s BETTER CALL SAUL slipped 0.02 to 0.26.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.24/0.42/3.3M, with CNN’s SITUATION ROOM at 0.10/0.12/600K, and MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.09/2M.  TLC’s 90 DAY FIANCE was at 0.20/0.15/ compared to last week’s 0.22/0.16/0.11.  Food Network’s BBQ BRAWL gained 0.03 to 0.20.  Discovery’s STREET OUTLAWS ticked down to 0.19.  On HGTV, CELEBRITY IOU dropped 0.04 to 0.18, and LIL JON WANTS TO DO WHAT was down 0.02 to 0.12.  ID’s 2 SHALLOW GRAVES was at 0.13/0.12, and MURDER IN THE HEARTLAND was up 0.04 to 0.11.  On VH1, BASKETBALL WIVES fell 0.06 to 0.11, and COUPLES RETREAT was down 0.05 to 0.08.  FX’s BREEDERS was steady at 0.04.  On HBO, WE OWN THIS CITY ticked up to 0.03, and GENTLEMAN JACK held at a sad zero/113K. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Monday May 23, 2022 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NHL PLAYOFFS – SEMIFNLS L: COLORADO/ST LOUIS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:58 PM 163 0.46 1,218
2 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.43 1,821
3 NHL PLAYOFFS – SEMIFNLS L: FLORIDA/TAMPA BAY TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:06 PM 172 0.43 1,363
4 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.42 1,846
5 WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 61 0.38 1,530
6 BELOW DECK SAILING YACHT BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.34 1,152
7 BETTER CALL SAUL AMC 9:00 PM 71 0.26 1,187
8 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.24 3,303
9 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.22 3,414
10 90 DAY SINGLE LIFE: TELL: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 121 0.20 1,220
11 BBQ BRAWL FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.20 947
12 SO: AMERICAS LIST: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 182 0.19 749
13 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN 7:00 PM 60 0.18 446
14 CELEBRITY IOU HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 61 0.18 1,335
15 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.18 488
16 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.17 2,637
17 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.17 2,196
18 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.16 683
19 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.15 1,915
20 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.15 350
21 JESSE WATTERS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.15 2,758
22 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.15 440
23 90 DAY: SINGLE LIFE PILLO TLC 10:01 PM 59 0.15 1,012
24 CELEBRITY IOU REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.15 969
25 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.14 2,610
26 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:00 PM 60 0.14 346
27 TWO SHALLOW GRAVES INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:01 PM 60 0.13 593
28 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.13 304
29 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.12 337
30 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.12 415
31 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.12 1,989
32 TWO SHALLOW GRAVES INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:01 PM 60 0.12 549
33 LIL JON WANTS TO DO WHAT? HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 60 0.12 828
34 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.11 1,753
35 BASKETBALL WIVES 10 VH1 8:00 PM 60 0.11 419
36 NBA TODAY L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.11 366
37 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.11 303
38 MURDER IN THE HEARTLAND INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 8:00 PM 61 0.11 526
39 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.11 1,546
40 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.10 1,691
41 NHL PLAYOFFS POSTGAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 12:41 AM 34 0.10 238
42 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.10 601
43 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.10 1,619
44 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.09 318
45 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.09 706
46 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.09 1,006
47 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.09 1,437
48 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.09 1,496
49 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.09 1,606
50 NHL PLAYOFFS – SEMIFNLS L TRUTV 9:49 PM 11 0.09 236
51 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.09 1,768
52 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.09 1,079
53 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.09 607
54 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.09 281
55 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.09 1,782
56 BELOW DECK SAILING YACHT BRAVO 7:00 PM 60 0.09 343
57 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.09 1,967
58 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 198
59 THIS JUST IN  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.08 255
60 NHL PLAYOFFS PRE-GAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 6:30 PM 6 0.08 241
61 VH1 COUPLES RETREAT 2 VH1 9:00 PM 60 0.08 316
62 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.08 191
63 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.07 507
64 ANCIENT ALIENS SPECIALS HISTORY 7:00 PM 60 0.07 507
65 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.07 586
66 TALKING SAUL AMC 10:11 PM 60 0.07 454
67 UNDISPUTED L: 1438 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.07 173
68 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.07 557
69 CNN TONIGHT CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.07 485
70 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.07 508
71 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.06 569
72 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.06 570
73 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.06 545
74 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.06 970
75 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.06 435
76 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.06 544
77 ANCIENT ALIENS SPECIALS HISTORY 6:00 PM 60 0.06 495
78 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.06 509
79 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.06 899
80 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.06 1,020
81 POCOYO THE CARTOON NETWORK 8:00 AM 20 0.06 128
82 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 359
83 ANCIENT ALIENS SPECIALS HISTORY 4:00 PM 60 0.05 397
84 ANCIENT ALIENS SPECIALS HISTORY 5:00 PM 60 0.05 397
85 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.05 506
86 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.05 390
87 FUTBOL CHIVAS FEMINIL: GUADALAJARA VS PACHUCA UNIVERSO 9:00 PM 142 0.05 89
88 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.05 129
89 HERD L: 1757 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.05 116
90 MORNING JOE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.04 760
91 TEEN TITANS GO THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:00 PM 15 0.04 120
92 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.04 1,013
93 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.04 108
94 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 276
95 AMERICA SAYS GSN 7:30 PM 30 0.04 404
96 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 4:00 PM 30 0.04 134
97 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.04 215
98 25 WORDS OR LESS GSN 3:30 PM 30 0.04 419
99 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.04 257
100 THIS JUST IN ESPN2 4:30 PM 30 0.04 102
101 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF – S L: 1381 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.04 73
102 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.04 1,081
103 BREEDERS FX 10:00 PM 36 0.04 168
104 SP HGTV SMART HOME HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 AM 60 0.04 247
105 NFL LIVE ESPN2 5:00 PM 60 0.04 107
106 THOMAS & FRIENDS: ALL ENG THE CARTOON NETWORK 8:30 AM 30 0.03 89
107 BING THE CARTOON NETWORK 8:20 AM 10 0.03 85
108 SPRING SHORTS-TACULAR-GHO DISNEY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 30 0.03 153
109 CLOSING BELL CNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.03 267
110 MYST MUSEUM REPACK: STDA-4R1R07H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.03 305
111 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.03 719
112 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 12:00 AM 60 0.03 304
113 MYST MUSEUM: AREA 51 TRAVEL CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.03 158
114 WE OWN THIS CITY HBO PRIME 9:01 PM 58 0.03 208
115 FATAL ATTRACTION TV ONE 9:00 PM 60 0.03 136
116 WEATHER UNDERGROUND THE WEATHER CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.03 114
117 CHAIN REACTION (GSN) GSN 5:00 PM 30 0.03 504
118 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.03 529
119 CNBC SPECIAL REPORT CNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.03 160
120 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.03 543
121 11TH HOUR W/ S. RUHLE MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.03 747
122 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.03 167
123 NHL THE POINT L ESPN2 3:00 PM 60 0.03 67
124 25 WORDS OR LESS GSN 3:00 PM 30 0.03 381
125 JOSE DIAZ-BALART REPORTS MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.03 521
126 DAILY WAGER   L ESPN2 6:00 PM 60 0.03 84
127 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 160
128 FIRST THINGS FIRST L: 1199 FOX SPORTS 1 7:30 AM 120 0.03 86
129 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.03 499
130 TEXAS METAL DISCOVERY EN ESPANOL 9:00 PM 60 0.03 53
131 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.03 542
132 SHOWCASE GAME: LAD AT WAS/PHI AT ATL MLB NETWORK 7:06 PM 174 0.03 162
133 POWER LUNCH CNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.03 246
134 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.03 191
135 NASCAR RACE HUB L FOX SPORTS 1 6:00 PM 60 0.03 152
136 WEATHER UNDERGROUND THE WEATHER CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.03 105
137 CLOSING BELL CNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.02 214
138 BF DELICIOUS DESTINATION COOKING CHANNEL 10:00 PM 30 0.02 107
139 FUT EST CHIVAS: HOMENAJE UNIVERSO 11:22 PM 13 0.02 41
140 NIGHTLY POP E! 11:30 PM 30 0.02 92
141 NEWS W SHEPARD SMITH, THE CNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.02 213
142 JAIL REELZCHANNEL 4:30 PM 30 0.02 119
143 TECHCHECK CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.02 193
144 UK PD BBC-AMERICA 12:00 AM 60 0.02 155
145 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 1:00 AM 60 0.02 236
146 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.02 265
147 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.02 213
148 JAIL REELZCHANNEL 4:00 PM 30 0.02 98
149 AMERICA?S MORNING HEADQUA THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.02 180
150 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.02 130
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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."