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December 28, 2022

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Saturday 12.24.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS:  Christmas Eve was a night of reruns, although in the afternoon FOX had a big 7.23 rating for the NFL.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  NFL Network’s primetime game dominated cable at 3.15.  ESPN’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL bowl game was at 0.25.  Meanwhile, TBS and TNT loaded up with repeated airings of A CHRISTMAS STORY, which the networks listed as “original”.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Saturday December 24, 2022 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NFLN EXCLUSIVE GAME: 2022 WK 16 LV VS. PIT NFL NETWORK 8:17 PM 174 3.15 10,938
2 NFL GAMEDAY KO PRE-KICK NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 17 1.99 6,798
3 NFL GAMEDAY FINAL POST NFL NETWORK 11:14 PM 60 1.06 3,583
4 NFL GAMEDAY KO SHOWCASE NFL NETWORK 7:30 PM 30 0.94 3,126
5 24 HOURS OF A XMAS STORY: CHRISTMAS STORY, A TBS NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.45 1,519
6 NFL COUNTDOWN           L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 180 0.40 1,235
7 FROSTY THE SNOWMAN FREEFORM 6:50 PM 30 0.37 1,065
8 RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REI FREEFORM 5:45 PM 65 0.31 957
9 24 HOURS OF A XMAS STORY: CHRISTMAS STORY, A TBS NETWORK 10:00 PM 120 0.30 896
10 SANTA CLAUS/COMING TO TWN FREEFORM 4:40 PM 65 0.27 833
11 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:39 PM 91 0.25 874
12 COLL FTBL BOWL GAME L: MIDDLE TENNESSEE/SAN DIEGO STATE ESPN 8:00 PM 219 0.25 1,124
13 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.23 652
14 24HRS OF A CHRISTMS STORY: CHRISTMAS STORY, A TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 11:00 PM 120 0.22 706
15 24HRS OF A CHRISTMS STORY: CHRISTMAS STORY, A TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:00 PM 120 0.21 689
16 NFL 360 NFL NETWORK 12:14 AM 91 0.21 786
17 24 HOURS OF A XMAS STORY: CHRISTMAS STORY, A TBS NETWORK 12:00 AM 120 0.19 565
18 24 HOURS OF A XMAS STORY: CHRISTMAS STORY, A TBS NETWORK 2:00 AM 120 0.15 465
19 24 HOURS OF A XMAS STORY: CHRISTMAS STORY, A TBS NETWORK 4:00 AM 120 0.14 441
20 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.14 429
21 BLACK ADAM: BLACK ADAM HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 125 0.13 639
22 24HRS OF A CHRISTMS STORY: CHRISTMAS STORY, A TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 1:00 AM 120 0.13 417
23 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.12 1,326
24 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.12 1,490
25 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.12 1,565
26 NFL GAMEDAY MORNING: N/A NFL NETWORK 9:00 AM 240 0.12 409
27 GOSPEL SUPERFEST HOLIDAY BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:00 PM 60 0.11 520
28 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.09 1,407
29 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.09 1,114
30 NFL GAMEDAY LIVE: N/A NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 210 0.09 405
31 24HRS OF A CHRISTMS STORY TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 5:00 AM 60 0.08 345
32 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 290
33 PINEY: THE LONESOME PINE DISNEY JUNIOR 10:00 AM 25 0.08 253
34 24HRS OF A CHRISTMS STORY: CHRISTMAS STORY, A TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 3:00 AM 120 0.07 314
35 FANTASY FOOTBALL NOW    L: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 180 0.07 211
36 NFL GAMEDAY LIVE NFL NETWORK 4:30 PM 90 0.07 285
37 NBA  TODAY ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.07 155
38 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.07 819
39 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.07 628
40 MICKEY SAVES CHRISTMAS DISNEY JUNIOR 8:25 PM 25 0.06 183
41 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.06 757
42 JOURNAL EDITORIAL REPORT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.06 647
43 SPOOKLEY SQUARE P & CHRIS DISNEY JUNIOR 1:20 PM 45 0.06 196
44 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.06 978
45 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.06 673
46 NFL GAMEDAY KO PRE-GAME NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 90 0.06 287
47 FIVE CHRISTMAS SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.06 1,185
48 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.05 707
49 TOY STORY THAT TIME FORGO DISNEY JUNIOR 8:00 PM 25 0.05 180
50 OLAFS FROZEN ADVENTURE DISNEY JUNIOR 9:30 AM 25 0.05 168
51 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.05 471
52 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.05 427
53 FULL GAME BROADCAST: 2022 WK 16 NYG VS. MIN NFL NETWORK 3:45 AM 135 0.05 196
54 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.05 724
55 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.05 365
56 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.05 442
57 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.05 618
58 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.05 485
59 AMERICA?S WEEKEND HQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.05 425
60 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.04 427
61 MICKEY SAVES CHRISTMAS DISNEY JUNIOR 9:00 AM 25 0.04 117
62 AMERICA?S WEEKEND HQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.04 333
63 WEST POINT HOLIDAY SPCL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.04 469
64 MERRY HOLIDAY MARATHON: LOVE ACTUALLY BBC-AMERICA 6:00 PM 180 0.04 171
65 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.04 733
66 NG DOC NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 90 0.04 237
67 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.04 278
68 DISNEY MOVIE ESPN 5:30 PM 60 0.04 137
69 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.04 514
70 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.03 393
71 HAUNTED SCOTLAND TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.03 210
72 WEST POINT HOLIDAY SPCL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.03 575
73 DISNEY MOVIE: RISE ESPN 3:00 PM 150 0.03 97
74 MICKEY SAVES CHRISTMAS DISNEY JUNIOR 12:00 AM 25 0.03 73
75 HOT 20 COUNTDOWN: 509 CMT 9:00 AM 180 0.03 140
76 GREAT CHRISTMAS DEBATE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.03 638
77 ALL GIRLS GARAGE MOTOR TREND 11:30 AM 30 0.03 247
78 ALEX WITT REPORTS SPECIAL: N/A MSNBC 11:00 AM 180 0.03 656
79 CNN/CNN THIS MORNING WKND HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 150
80 AMERICA?S WEEKEND HQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.03 269
81 MAGIC DISNEYS ANIMAL K FL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:30 PM 30 0.03 159
82 SPOOKLEY SQUARE P & CHRIS DISNEY JUNIOR 11:15 PM 45 0.03 79
83 ALL AMERICAN CHRISTMAS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.03 664
84 XH DERBEZ EF SAT1 12/24 GALAVISION 6:30 PM 30 0.03 59
85 VELSHI SPECIAL: N/A MSNBC 8:00 AM 180 0.02 628
86 CNN THIS MORNING WEEKEND CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.02 375
87 MSNBC REPORTS- LIVE MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.02 528
88 CM: BETTER HUMAN, BD FL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 11:00 PM 30 0.02 160
89 CNN THIS MORNING WEEKEND CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.02 362
90 GHOST BROTHERS:LIGHTS OUT TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.02 238
91 WHO CAN FORGET CHRISTMAS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.02 564
92 NEWSNATION PRIME NEWSNATION 7:00 PM 60 0.02 127
93 MAN IN THE ARENA: T BRADY ESPN2 11:55 PM 65 0.02 70
94 CNN/CNN THIS MORNING WKND HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.02 106
95 SOCIO S6, EL UNIVERSO 4:00 PM 60 0.02 68
96 ALL AMERICAN CHRISTMAS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.02 376
97 PEYTONS PLACES ESPN2 11:30 PM 25 0.02 55
98 AMERICA?S WEEKEND HQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.02 230
99 YULE LOG GREAT AMERICAN FAMILY 9:00 PM 60 0.02 133
100 E:60 ESPN2 1:00 PM 60 0.02 79
101 CNN THIS MORNING WEEKEND CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.02 341
102 DEADLINE TO DISASTER THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.02 156
103 WHO CAN FORGET CHRISTMAS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 AM 60 0.02 228
104 MSNBC REPORTS- LIVE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.02 450
105 ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY ESPN2 7:30 PM 90 0.02 82
106 KATIE PHANG SHOW MSNBC 7:00 AM 60 0.02 343
107 SUPERSTRUCTURES: ENGINEER NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 6:00 PM 60 0.02 146
108 IFC MOVIE: SURVIVING CHRISTMAS IFC TV 1:15 PM 120 0.02 135
109 SAMS GARAGE MOTOR TREND 9:00 AM 30 0.02 185
110 NFL MATCH-UP ESPN2 7:30 AM 30 0.02 56
111 ME CAIGO DE RISA SAT12/24: N/A GALAVISION 8:00 PM 120 0.02 36
112 MORNING JOE-SPC MSNBC 3:15 PM 45 0.01 485
113 SUPERSTRUCTURES: ENGINEER NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 4:00 PM 60 0.01 153
114 POLITICS NATION MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.01 439
115 FAISY NIGHTS SAT 12/24 GALAVISION 10:00 PM 60 0.01 27
116 UNCHARTED ADVENTURE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.01 123
117 WEST POINT HOLIDAY SPCL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 AM 60 0.01 224
118 ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY ESPN2 1:00 AM 60 0.01 48
119 NEWSNATION PRIME NEWSNATION 8:00 PM 60 0.01 88
120 BET ORIGINAL MOVIE: CHRISTMAS GIFT, A BET HER 10:00 PM 150 0.01 65
121 WHO CAN FORGET CHRISTMAS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 AM 60 0.01 333
122 PAID PROGRAMMING CNBC 2:00 AM 60 0.01 47
123 QUIEN DA MAS S11 UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 30 0.01 28
124 POKER AFTER DARK VICE 12:00 AM 60 0.01 32
125 ACUMULADORES COMPU S7 UNIVERSO 3:00 PM 60 0.01 36
126 XH DERBEZ SAT 1 12/24 GALAVISION 7:00 PM 30 0.01 37
127 DUCK THE HALLS: MICKEY MO DISNEY XD 10:00 PM 30 0.01 36
128 ALL AMERICAN CHRISTMAS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 AM 60 0.01 208
129 SEGUR FRONTERA AUS S15 UNIVERSO 7:30 PM 30 0.01 33
130 NEWSNATION PRIME NEWSNATION 9:00 PM 60 0.01 72
131 YU-GI-OH! SEVENS DISNEY XD 8:00 AM 30 0.01 41
132 MSNBC REPORTS- LIVE MSNBC 3:00 PM 15 0.01 461
133 PERDIENDO JU LF SA2 12/24 GALAVISION 12:30 AM 30 0.01 20
134 SOCIO S6, EL UNIVERSO 5:00 PM 60 0.01 37
135 WEST POINT HOLIDAY SPCL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 AM 60 0.01 236
136 E:60 ESPN2 9:30 PM 60 0.01 20
137 RUTAS MORTALES S2 UNIVERSO 12:00 PM 60 0.01 23
138 NFL ON FOXD: PHILADELPHIA VS DALLAS FOX DEPORTES 4:00 PM 216 0.01 55
139 TOTAL SPORTS 360 FOX DEPORTES 8:00 PM 60 0.01 59
140 AMERICA RIGHT NOW: N/A NEWSMAX TV 11:00 AM 120 0.01 123
141 PEYTONS PLACES ESPN2 11:00 PM 30 0.01 27
142 E:60 ESPN2 2:00 AM 30 0.01 29
143 SUPERSTRUCTURES: ENGINEER NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 5:00 PM 60 0.01 114
144 CNN/CNN THIS MORNING WKND HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.01 76
145 MATTER OF FACT W/ SOLEDAD FYI 10:00 AM 30 0.01 25
146 ESPN ORIGINAL ENTERTNMENT ESPN2 3:00 PM 35 0.01 33
147 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN: SMU/UTAH STATE ESPNU 8:00 PM 120 0.01 56
148 SEGUR FRONTERA AUS S15 UNIVERSO 7:00 PM 30 0.01 27
149 MAS NOCHE LF SAT 12/24 GALAVISION 11:00 PM 60 0.01 20
150 XH DERBEZ SAT 2 12/24 GALAVISION 7:30 PM 30 0.01 30

 

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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.