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January 5, 2022

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Saturday 1.1.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS:  New Year’s Day continued to be the domain of reruns on the networks.  The highest-rated telecast of the day was ABC’s afternoon coverage of the CITRUS BOWL at 1.24, with the preceding ROSE PARADE at 0.93

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL bowl games had all the holiday’s top slots, led by the ROSE BOWL at 3.63 (plus 0.12 for the ESPN2 simulcast), with the SUGAR BOWL at 2.42 and the FIESTA BOWL at 1.80.  ESPN2’s bowl game was at 0.83.  TNT’s NHL game was at 0.46.  Hallmark’s original movie WHERE THE HEART BELONGS was at 0.21.  USA’s PREMIER LEAGUE matches were at 0.18/0.15.  History’s AMERICAN PICKERS was at 0.15.  ID’s DISAPPEARED: FINDING ANDREA was at 0.15/0.12/0.10/0.10.  HGTV DREAM HOME 2022 was at 0.11. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Saturday January 1, 2022 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 ROSE BOWL  L: UTAH/OHIO STATE ESPN 5:05 PM 120 3.63 15,992
2 SUGAR BOWL  L: BAYLOR/OLE MISS ESPN 9:00 PM 193 2.42 9,510
3 FIESTA BOWL  L: OKLAHOMA STATE/NOTRE DAME ESPN 1:07 PM 236 1.80 7,957
4 SUGAR BOWL SUST L ESPN 12:13 AM 17 1.51 5,545
5 COLL FTBL BOWL GAME L: PENN STATE/ARKANSAS ESPN2 12:00 PM 210 0.83 3,945
6 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:38 AM 22 0.74 2,556
7 NHL REGULAR SEASON L: ST LOUIS/MINNESOTA TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:00 PM 198 0.46 1,362
8 NEW YEARS DAY MOVIE: AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 3:07 PM 173 0.43 1,301
9 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.41 1,416
10 COLLEGE GAMEDAY         L: PASADENA, CA ESPN 10:00 AM 180 0.39 1,454
11 NEW YEARS DAY MOVIE: AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 12:28 PM 159 0.28 910
12 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE 2: WHERE YOUR HEART BELONGS HALLMARK CHANNEL 8:00 PM 121 0.21 2,415
13 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.20 740
14 NHL RS PREGAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 6:00 PM 60 0.19 565
15 NEW YEARS DAY MOVIE: ANT-MAN AND THE WASP TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:15 AM 133 0.19 718
16 PREMIER LEAGUE L: TOTTENHAM/WATFORD USA NETWORK 9:58 AM 128 0.18 529
17 1000-LB SISTERS: INSIDE TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.18 599
18 COLL FTBL BOWL STUDIO L ESPN2 8:50 PM 11 0.16 803
19 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.16 551
20 1000-LB SISTERS: INSIDE TLC 9:00 PM 60 0.16 575
21 1000-LB SISTERS: INSIDE TLC 8:00 PM 60 0.15 657
22 KITCHEN AT FN, THE FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.15 977
23 PREMIER LEAGUE L: WEST HAM/CRYSTAL PALACE USA NETWORK 12:26 PM 130 0.15 420
24 NEW YEARS DAY MOVIE: BACK TO THE FUTURE III TBS NETWORK 5:00 PM 150 0.15 453
25 AMERICAN PICKERS HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.15 1,050
26 UFC FIGHT FLASHBACK ESPN2 4:00 PM 30 0.15 555
27 PREMIER LEAGUE L: MANCHESTER CITY/ARSENAL USA NETWORK 7:24 AM 138 0.15 456
28 DISAPPEARED: FINDING ANDR INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 11:00 PM 60 0.15 617
29 COLL FTBL BOWL STUDIO L ESPN2 9:01 PM 13 0.14 730
30 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.14 429
31 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: GOLDEN STATE/UTAH NBA-TV 9:02 PM 160 0.14 599
32 NHL RS POSTGAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:18 PM 16 0.13 348
33 NEW YEARS DAY MOVIE: BACK TO THE FUTURE TBS NETWORK 12:00 PM 150 0.13 424
34 BET MOVIE OF THE WEEK: EQUALIZER, THE (2014) BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:00 PM 210 0.13 496
35 COLD JUSTICE OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.13 670
36 ROSE BOWL MEGACAST L: UTAH/OHIO STATE ESPN2 5:05 PM 225 0.13 639
37 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO USA NETWORK 9:42 AM 16 0.13 359
38 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO USA NETWORK 12:06 PM 20 0.12 385
39 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.12 789
40 TRISHAS SOUTHERN KITCHEN FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.12 828
41 NEW YEARS DAY MOVIE: BACK TO THE FUTURE II TBS NETWORK 2:30 PM 150 0.12 461
42 DISAPPEARED: FINDING ANDR INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 8:00 PM 60 0.12 503
43 AMERICAN PICKERS: BEST OF HISTORY 10:03 PM 62 0.12 789
44 SP HGTV DREAM HOME HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.11 763
45 GUYS RANCH KITCHEN FOOD NETWORK 12:30 PM 30 0.11 697
46 1000-LB SISTERS: INSIDE TLC 11:00 PM 60 0.11 425
47 DISAPPEARED: FINDING ANDR INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.10 509
48 DISAPPEARED: FINDING ANDR INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.10 567
49 THE A&E MOVIE: OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 150 0.10 472
50 DOCTOR WHO: EVE/DALEKS BBC-AMERICA 2:00 PM 84 0.10 422
51 FOX & FRIENDS SAT SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.09 1,592
52 COLL FTBL BOWL STUDIO L ESPN2 4:48 PM 12 0.09 390
53 911 CRISIS CENTER OXYGEN MEDIA 9:30 PM 30 0.09 470
54 80S: THE DECADE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.09 368
55 YASHAHIME: PRINCESS HALF- ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 30 0.09 190
56 FOX & FRIENDS SAT SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.09 1,384
57 AMERICAN PICKERS HISTORY 8:00 PM 58 0.09 650
58 80S: THE DECADE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 7:00 PM 60 0.09 317
59 911 CRISIS CENTER OXYGEN MEDIA 9:00 PM 30 0.09 480
60 BLADE RUNNER: BLACK LOTUS ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 30 0.09 175
61 JUSTICE W/ JDG JEANINE SP FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.09 1,381
62 MOVIE- ACQUIRED PREM: DEADLY INFIDELITY LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.08 555
63 FOX NEWS LIVE SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.08 928
64 NEW YORK HOMICIDE OXYGEN MEDIA 10:00 PM 60 0.08 452
65 PREMIER LEAGUE GOAL ZONE USA NETWORK 2:36 PM 24 0.08 247
66 FOX & FRIENDS SAT SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.08 977
67 SP HGTV DREAM HOME HOME AND GARDEN TV 12:00 AM 60 0.08 492
68 80S: THE DECADE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 4:00 PM 60 0.08 251
69 UNFILTERED SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.08 1,186
70 WE BABY BEARS THE CARTOON NETWORK 11:15 AM 15 0.08 261
71 INCREDIBLE DR POL NAT GEO WILD 6:00 PM 60 0.08 313
72 80S: THE DECADE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 3:00 PM 60 0.07 250
73 WE BABY BEARS THE CARTOON NETWORK 12:00 PM 15 0.07 266
74 WE BABY BEARS THE CARTOON NETWORK 12:15 PM 15 0.07 265
75 FOX & FRIENDS SAT SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.07 689
76 CAVUTO LIVE SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.07 1,057
77 WE BABY BEARS THE CARTOON NETWORK 11:30 AM 15 0.07 269
78 80S: TOP TEN NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.07 364
79 GUTFELD SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.07 1,079
80 WE BABY BEARS THE CARTOON NETWORK 11:45 AM 15 0.07 282
81 80S: THE DECADE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 5:00 PM 60 0.07 281
82 CAVUTO LIVE SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.07 1,284
83 KINDRED SPIRITS (O) TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.07 378
84 FOX NEWS LIVE SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.07 902
85 THE A&E MOVIE: OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN A&E NETWORK 1:33 AM 145 0.07 203
86 WE BABY BEARS THE CARTOON NETWORK 10:00 AM 15 0.07 281
87 WE BABY BEARS THE CARTOON NETWORK 10:45 AM 15 0.07 220
88 WATTERS WORLD SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.07 1,413
89 80S: TOP TEN NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.07 374
90 WE BABY BEARS THE CARTOON NETWORK 11:00 AM 15 0.06 226
91 WATTERS WORLD SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 AM 60 0.06 420
92 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO USA NETWORK 7:00 AM 24 0.06 227
93 FOX NEWS LIVE SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.06 893
94 WE BABY BEARS THE CARTOON NETWORK 10:30 AM 15 0.06 217
95 80S: THE DECADE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 6:00 PM 60 0.06 246
96 REPAIR SHOP, THE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.06 314
97 CNN NEWSROOM SPCL CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.06 678
98 FRESH OUT PLAYLIST AMTV 8:00 AM 60 0.06 130
99 CNN NEWSROOM SPCL CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.06 561
100 CNN NEWSROOM SPCL CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.06 630
101 SUGAR BOWL MEGACAST L: BAYLOR/OLE MISS ESPN2 9:14 PM 179 0.06 275
102 CRIKEY! ITS THE IRWINS ANIMAL PLANET 8:00 PM 60 0.06 381
103 CNN NEWSROOM SPCL CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.06 601
104 REPAIR SHOP, THE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.06 391
105 WE BABY BEARS THE CARTOON NETWORK 10:15 AM 15 0.06 240
106 CNN NEWSROOM SPCL CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.06 699
107 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: NEW ORLEANS/MILWAUKEE NBA-TV 6:31 PM 151 0.06 219
108 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: BAYLOR/IOWA STATE ESPNU 2:03 PM 135 0.06 193
109 REPAIR SHOP, THE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.06 219
110 FOX RPT W/J.SCOTT SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.05 991
111 JOURNAL EDITORIAL SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.05 804
112 DEMON HOUSE: TDHS-SP01H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.05 216
113 REPAIR SHOP, THE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.05 392
114 REPAIR SHOP, THE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.05 384
115 CRIKEY! ITS THE IRWINS SP ANIMAL PLANET 9:00 PM 60 0.05 303
116 FOX NEWS LIVE SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.05 840
117 CNN NEWSROOM SPCL CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.05 647
118 REPAIR SHOP, THE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.05 237
119 UNFILTERED SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 AM 60 0.05 324
120 MOVIE- ACQUIRED PREM LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 118 0.05 374
121 REPAIR SHOP, THE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.05 341
122 NBA POSTGAME SHOW NBA-TV 11:42 PM 48 0.05 222
123 NFL FILMS PRESENTS NFL NETWORK 8:30 PM 30 0.05 158
124 JUSTICE W/ JDG JEANINE SP FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 AM 60 0.04 314
125 INCREDIBLE DR POL NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 60 0.04 532
126 WATTERS WORLD SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.04 727
127 DOCTOR WHO: EVE SPECIAL BBC-AMERICA 8:00 PM 88 0.04 251
128 DR. POL: DEJA MOO! NAT GEO WILD 8:00 PM 60 0.04 423
129 DEMON HOUSE: TDHS-SP01H TRAVEL CHANNEL 12:00 AM 120 0.04 149
130 FIVE, THE SPCL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.04 1,061
131 REPAIR SHOP, THE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.04 375
132 CNN NEWSROOM SPCL CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.04 598
133 SPORTSCENTER 12AM ESPN2 2:00 AM 60 0.04 122
134 YASMIN VOSSOUGHIAN REPRTS: N/A MSNBC 2:00 PM 120 0.04 382
135 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: WEST VIRGINIA/TEXAS ESPNU 12:00 PM 123 0.04 196
136 DR. POL: DEJA MOO! NAT GEO WILD 12:00 AM 60 0.03 244
137 TECH GARAGE MOTOR TREND 8:00 AM 30 0.03 122
138 DATELINE MSNBC 4:00 AM 60 0.03 238
139 QUIEN DA MAS S8 UNIVERSO 10:30 PM 30 0.03 64
140 POP GOES THE VET DR. JOYA NAT GEO WILD 10:00 PM 60 0.03 408
141 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM ESPN2 10:00 AM 60 0.03 169
142 EVERYDAY DRIVER MOTOR TREND 7:30 AM 30 0.03 111
143 ALEX WITT REPORTS: N/A MSNBC 12:00 PM 120 0.03 390
144 SPORTSCENTER MORNING ESPN2 6:00 AM 60 0.03 92
145 QUIEN DA MAS S8 UNIVERSO 10:00 PM 30 0.03 67
146 SUGAR BOWL SUST L ESPN2 12:13 AM 15 0.03 104
147 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.03 303
148 GOOD MORNING FOOTBALL: WEEKEND NFL NETWORK 9:00 AM 180 0.03 128
149 IFC MOVIE: LETS BE COPS IFC TV 10:15 PM 150 0.03 87
150 LIGA PREMIER: CRYSTAL PALACE VS WEST HAM UNIVERSO 12:24 PM 133 0.03 67

 

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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.