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April 26, 2022

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Saturday 4.23.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS:  CW’s originals were at 0.05/0.04. 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  NBA PLAYOFFS games on 2 networks dominated Saturday cable, with ESPN’s games at 1.61/1.36 and TNT’s game at 0.65 (the latter followed by RICH & SHAMELESS at 0.25).  ESPN’s morning FORMULA 1 race was at 0.36.  USA’s PREMIER LEAGUE matches were at 0.19/0.14.  TUDN’s LIGA match was at 0.16.  HGTV’s MASH-UP OUR HOME gained 0.03 to 0.15, and LIFE UNDER RENOVATION was down 0.03 to 0.09.  Hallmark’s original movie A TAIL OF LOVE was at 0.14.  On Food Network, PIONEER WOMAN was at 0.13/0.12 compared to last week’s 0.09, and MARY MAKES IT EASY slipped 0.02 to 0.13.  The Adult Swim line-up performed as follows:  SHENMUE up 0.01 to 0.12, ATTACK ON TITAN up 0.03 to 0.11, ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM steady at 0.09, LUPIN THE 3RD up 0.02 to 0.08, ONE PIECE at 0.08/0.08 compared to last week’s 0.05, NARUTO steady at 0.05, and COWBOY BEBOP up 0.01 to 0.04/89K.  On OWN, LOVE & MARRIAGE held at 0.06, and MARRY ME NOW ticked down to 0.03. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Saturday April 23, 2022 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA PLAYOFFS-1ST RD     L: BOSTON/BROOKLYN ESPN 7:37 PM 148 1.61 4,624
2 NBA PLAYOFFS-1ST RD     L: MEMPHIS/MINNESOTA ESPN 10:05 PM 186 1.36 3,698
3 NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 1 L TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 4:35 PM 22 1.07 3,119
4 NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 1 L: 76ERS/RAPTORS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 2:00 PM 155 0.65 2,058
5 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:11 AM 64 0.63 1,542
6 FORMULA 1 QUALIFYING L ESPN 10:24 AM 49 0.36 964
7 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:15 AM 60 0.29 722
8 NBA PRE-GAME    L ESPN 7:02 PM 28 0.26 739
9 RICH & SHAMELESS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:22 PM 119 0.25 778
10 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 10:00 AM 24 0.21 564
11 PREMIER LEAGUE L: MANCHESTER UNITED/ARSENAL USA NETWORK 7:24 AM 142 0.19 482
12 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 11:13 AM 47 0.19 505
13 NBA PLAYOFFS PRE-GAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 1:30 PM 30 0.18 588
14 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.18 468
15 LIGA MX SAT: TIGRES / AMERICA TUDN 8:05 PM 126 0.16 367
16 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.15 365
17 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO USA NETWORK 9:46 AM 11 0.15 367
18 MASH-UP OUR HOME HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.15 853
19 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE 2: TAIL OF LOVE, A HALLMARK CHANNEL 8:00 PM 121 0.14 2,079
20 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.14 409
21 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.14 414
22 PREMIER LEAGUE L: WATFORD/MANCHESTER CITY USA NETWORK 9:57 AM 138 0.14 405
23 TOP RANK BOXING: STUDIO L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.13 374
24 PAWN STARS: BEST OF HISTORY 10:03 PM 62 0.13 676
25 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.13 1,007
26 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.13 1,616
27 MARY MAKES IT EASY FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.13 862
28 PAWN STARS HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.12 709
29 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 9:30 AM 30 0.12 752
30 SHENMUE ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 30 0.12 278
31 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.12 1,514
32 OWL HOUSE DISNEY CHANNEL 9:00 AM 30 0.11 348
33 AMPHIBIA DISNEY CHANNEL 9:30 AM 30 0.11 303
34 ATTACK ON TITAN ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 30 0.11 216
35 BATMAN, THE (2022): BATMAN, THE (2022) HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 176 0.11 544
36 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.10 1,241
37 UNFILTERED W/DAN BONGINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.10 1,387
38 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.10 1,162
39 PAWN STARS HISTORY 8:00 PM 58 0.09 596
40 ONE NATION FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.09 1,259
41 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.09 1,256
42 LIFE UNDER RENOVATION HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 PM 60 0.09 484
43 COLL FTBL SPRING GAME L: USC ESPN 3:00 PM 120 0.09 287
44 ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 30 0.09 183
45 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO USA NETWORK 12:15 PM 15 0.09 309
46 GHOST HUNTERS TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.09 527
47 USFL L: BIRMINGHAM STALLIONS/HOUSTON GAMBLERS FOX SPORTS 1 7:44 PM 172 0.09 402
48 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.09 703
49 MOVIE- ORIGINAL PREM: GREED: SEVEN DEADLY SINS LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.08 611
50 ONE PIECE ADULT SWIM 2:30 AM 30 0.08 162
51 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.08 1,281
52 L. JONES CROSS COUNTRY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.08 1,135
53 ARCA RACING L: TALLADEGA FOX SPORTS 1 1:00 PM 132 0.08 532
54 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.08 699
55 PORTALS TO HELL TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.08 466
56 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.08 581
57 LUPIN THE 3RD ADULT SWIM 1:30 AM 30 0.08 159
58 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.07 979
59 LOUISIANA LAW DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 61 0.07 398
60 BABY SHARK?S BIG SHOW! NICK JR 10:30 AM 30 0.07 223
61 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.07 439
62 SMERCONISH CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.07 668
63 MLS REGULAR SEASON      L ESPN 5:00 PM 2 0.07 197
64 PAWN STARS HISTORY 2:06 AM 57 0.06 287
65 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.06 867
66 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.06 667
67 THE A&E MOVIE: OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 150 0.06 398
68 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.06 624
69 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.06 647
70 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.06 412
71 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.06 532
72 LOVE & MARRIAGE: HUNTSVIL OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.06 471
73 ZOMBIE HOUSE FLIPPING A&E NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.06 331
74 JOURNAL EDITORIAL REPORT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.06 963
75 NASCAR RACE HUB WKND ED L FOX SPORTS 1 12:30 PM 30 0.06 321
76 PGA TOUR: ZURICH CLS GOLF CHANNEL 12:58 PM 131 0.06 495
77 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.06 895
78 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 12:00 AM 60 0.06 310
79 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.06 878
80 LAKEFRONT LUXURY A&E NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.06 297
81 AFTERNOON BASEBALL GAME: CLE AT NYY/SF AT WAS MLB NETWORK 1:07 PM 173 0.05 267
82 NARUTO: SHIPPUDEN ADULT SWIM 3:00 AM 30 0.05 103
83 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.05 456
84 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.05 496
85 NASCAR CUP SERIES QUAL L FOX SPORTS 1 11:00 AM 90 0.05 443
86 FUT-EST-CHIVAS-TEL-UNVSO: GUADALAJARA VS UNAM UNIVERSO 9:55 PM 132 0.05 148
87 SMUGGLER: SECRET STASH NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.05 358
88 MLB REGULAR SEASON L: CHICAGO WHITE SOX/MINNESOTA TWINS FOX SPORTS 1 4:01 PM 223 0.05 202
89 DEEP FRIED DYNASTY A&E NETWORK 1:00 PM 30 0.05 226
90 FRESH OUT PLAYLIST AMTV 8:00 AM 60 0.05 88
91 CRITTER FIXERS NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 60 0.05 312
92 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.05 148
93 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.05 1,056
94 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 258
95 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 4:00 AM 60 0.05 315
96 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 1:00 AM 60 0.05 313
97 LIGA MX EF SAT: PACHUCA / MONTERREY TUDN 5:55 PM 130 0.05 145
98 HEARTLAND DOCS, DVM NAT GEO WILD 10:00 PM 60 0.05 329
99 LAKEFRONT LUXURY A&E NETWORK 12:30 PM 30 0.04 268
100 CRITTER FIXER COMPS NAT GEO WILD 8:00 PM 60 0.04 197
101 THE A&E MOVIE: OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN A&E NETWORK 1:33 AM 145 0.04 180
102 BIG SATURDAY SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.04 981
103 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.04 641
104 BELLATOR MMA 2022 SHOWTIME PRIME 12:27 AM 17 0.04 164
105 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 3:00 AM 60 0.04 290
106 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 204
107 COLLEGE BASEBALL        L: MISSISSIPPI ST/OLE MISS ESPN2 4:53 PM 247 0.04 179
108 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.04 535
109 BELLATOR MMA 2022 SHOWTIME PRIME 11:12 PM 33 0.04 145
110 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN2 12:00 AM 30 0.04 104
111 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.04 210
112 BELLATOR MMA 2022 SHOWTIME PRIME 12:17 AM 10 0.04 155
113 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 486
114 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 5:00 AM 60 0.04 308
115 BELLATOR MMA 2022 SHOWTIME PRIME 12:44 AM 12 0.03 139
116 BELLATOR MMA 2022 SHOWTIME PRIME 12:56 AM 35 0.03 169
117 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 408
118 BELLATOR MMA 2022 SHOWTIME PRIME 11:45 PM 12 0.03 143
119 DR. JEFF: ROCKY MOUNTAIN ANIMAL PLANET 8:00 PM 60 0.03 613
120 MARK OF A KILLER OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.03 260
121 BELLATOR MMA 2022 SHOWTIME PRIME 11:57 PM 20 0.03 159
122 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.03 271
123 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.03 181
124 FORMULA 1 PRACTICE L ESPN2 6:25 AM 71 0.03 162
125 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.03 510
126 TRUMP RALLY NEWSMAX TV 6:45 PM 96 0.03 693
127 COLL SOFTBALL REG SSN   L: ARKANSAS/FLORIDA ESPN2 2:30 PM 143 0.03 217
128 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.03 175
129 BELLATOR MMA 2022 SHOWTIME PRIME 10:41 PM 22 0.03 94
130 VELSHI: N/A MSNBC 8:00 AM 120 0.03 515
131 PREMIER LEAGUE L: ASTON VILLA/LEICESTER CNBC 10:00 AM 121 0.03 74
132 AMC MOVIE: LONG SHOT AMC 6:00 AM 162 0.03 72
133 SHOWCASE GAME: LAD AT SD/NYM AT ARI MLB NETWORK 8:41 PM 212 0.03 219
134 JAIL REELZCHANNEL 12:30 AM 30 0.03 139
135 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO USA NETWORK 7:00 AM 24 0.03 154
136 MAJOR LEAG SOCCER PT SAT: SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES / SEATTLE SOUNDERS TUDN 10:11 PM 125 0.03 66
137 HOT 20 COUNTDOWN: N/A CMT 9:00 AM 180 0.03 177
138 MLB REG SEASON PRE L FOX SPORTS 1 3:12 PM 49 0.03 154
139 MARRY ME NOW OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.03 295
140 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN2 11:00 PM 60 0.03 93
141 JAIL REELZCHANNEL 9:30 PM 30 0.03 208
142 JAIL REELZCHANNEL 9:00 PM 30 0.03 232
143 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.02 447
144 AYMAN: N/A MSNBC 8:00 PM 120 0.02 458
145 WEIGHTLIFTING: CLASH ON THE COAST: MIDWGHT MENS FINALS ESPN2 1:00 AM 120 0.02 45
146 THIS OLD HOUSE MAGNOLIA NETWORK 10:30 AM 30 0.02 211
147 SAMS GARAGE MOTOR TREND 9:00 AM 30 0.02 157
148 JAIL REELZCHANNEL 1:00 AM 30 0.02 111
149 AMERCAN VOICES W/MENENDEZ MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.02 405
150 JAIL REELZCHANNEL 10:30 PM 30 0.02 258
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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."