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May 3, 2022

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Saturday 4.30.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS:  FOX’s USFL game was at 0.22.  CW’s originals were at 0.03/0.03.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s continuing coverage of the NFL DRAFT was at 0.41, with the NFL Network simulcast at 0.14.  ESPN also featured TOP RANK BOXING at 0.38 and UFC FIGHT NIGHT at 0.28.  TUDN’s LIGA matches were at 0.18/0.12.  The Adult Swim line-up performed as follows:  SHENMUE up 0.01 to 0.13, ATTACK ON TITAN down 0.02 to 0.10, ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM steady at 0.09, LUPIN THE 3RD steady at 0.08, ONE PIECE at 0.07 and 0.07/149K compared to last week’s 0.08/0.08, NARUTO up 0.01 to 0.06, and COWBOY BEBOP up 0.01 to 0.05/98K.  USA’s PREMIER LEAGUE match was at 0.13.  On Food Network, PIONEER WOMAN was at 0.13 compared to last week’s 0.13/0.12, KITCHEN AT FN was at 0.13, and MARY MAKES IT EASY ticked down to 0.12.  History’s PAWN STARS was at 0.13.  HGTV’s I BOUGHT A DUMP was at 0.12, and RENOVATION GOLDMINE was at 0.09.  On OWN, MARRY ME NOW ticked up to 0.04.

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Saturday April 30, 2022 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NFL DRAFT               L ESPN 12:00 PM 5 0.41 1,180
2 TOP RANK BOXING        L: OSCAR VALDEZ/SHAKUR STEVENSON ESPN 10:25 PM 143 0.38 1,166
3 UFC FIGHT NIGHT  L: FONT/VERA ESPN 7:05 PM 200 0.28 830
4 LIGA MX SAT 2: AMERICA / CRUZ AZUL TUDN 10:05 PM 126 0.18 427
5 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 10:00 AM 60 0.18 539
6 COLLEGE GAMEDAY         L ESPN 11:00 AM 60 0.18 520
7 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:48 AM 72 0.18 505
8 WH CORRESPONDENTS DINNER CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.16 1,853
9 WH CORRESPONDENTS DINNER CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.14 1,368
10 NFL DRAFT: 2022 NFL DRAFT DAY 3 ROUNDS 4-7 NFL NETWORK 12:00 PM 424 0.14 507
11 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.14 432
12 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.14 422
13 SHENMUE ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 30 0.13 261
14 PREMIER LEAGUE L: LIVERPOOL/NEWCASTLE USA NETWORK 7:24 AM 136 0.13 402
15 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.13 960
16 KITCHEN AT FN, THE FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.13 992
17 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.13 1,554
18 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.13 380
19 PAWN STARS HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.13 791
20 PAWN STARS: BEST OF HISTORY 10:03 PM 62 0.13 661
21 PADDINGTON 2: PADDINGTON 2 NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 120 0.12 391
22 I BOUGHT A DUMP NOW WHAT? HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.12 1,033
23 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.12 1,620
24 LIGA MX SAT: ATLAS VS. TIGRES UANL TUDN 7:57 PM 128 0.12 295
25 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.12 321
26 MARY MAKES IT EASY FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.12 760
27 PREMIER LEAGUE L: BURNLEY/WATFORD USA NETWORK 9:57 AM 139 0.11 287
28 MLB REGULAR SEASON L: PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES/NEW YORK METS FOX SPORTS 1 7:00 PM 241 0.11 457
29 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 9:30 AM 30 0.11 770
30 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:04 PM 60 0.11 272
31 NASCAR XFINITY SERIES L: DOVER FOX SPORTS 1 1:32 PM 148 0.11 926
32 WH CORRESPONDENTS DINNER CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.10 983
33 ATTACK ON TITAN ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 30 0.10 198
34 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.09 1,174
35 ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 30 0.09 190
36 PORTALS TO HELL TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.09 409
37 UFC FIGHT NIGHT PRELIMS L: FONT/VERA ESPN2 4:00 PM 190 0.09 274
38 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO USA NETWORK 12:16 PM 14 0.09 234
39 RENOVATION GOLDMINE HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.09 982
40 WH CORRESPONDENTS DINNER CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.09 818
41 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO USA NETWORK 9:40 AM 17 0.09 260
42 ONE NATION FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.08 1,388
43 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 3:00 AM 60 0.08 248
44 BUBBLE GUPPIES NICK JR 10:30 AM 30 0.08 273
45 UNFILTERED W/DAN BONGINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.08 1,522
46 GHOST HUNTERS TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.08 431
47 BLAZE NICK JR 10:00 AM 30 0.08 275
48 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.08 1,024
49 L. JONES CROSS COUNTRY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.08 1,382
50 THE A&E MOVIE: JACK REACHER: NEVER GO BA A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 148 0.08 581
51 BIG SATURDAY SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.08 1,191
52 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 557
53 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.08 883
54 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.08 1,183
55 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.08 1,139
56 LUPIN THE 3RD ADULT SWIM 1:30 AM 30 0.08 160
57 OWL HOUSE DISNEY CHANNEL 9:00 AM 30 0.08 292
58 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN2 11:18 PM 42 0.08 248
59 NFL DRAFT KICKOFF: 2022 NFL DRAFT KICKOFF – DAY 3 NFL NETWORK 10:00 AM 120 0.07 258
60 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.07 1,297
61 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.07 621
62 JOURNAL EDITORIAL REPORT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.07 848
63 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.07 855
64 LIFE UNDER RENOVATION HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 PM 60 0.07 560
65 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.07 1,203
66 ONE PIECE ADULT SWIM 2:30 AM 30 0.07 141
67 LOUISIANA LAW DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 61 0.07 460
68 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.06 706
69 AMPHIBIA DISNEY CHANNEL 9:30 AM 30 0.06 252
70 MLB REGULAR SEASON L: LOS ANGELES ANGELS/CHICAGO WHITE SOX FOX SPORTS 1 4:00 PM 126 0.06 344
71 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.06 721
72 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 323
73 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.06 796
74 SHREK: SHREK NICK JR 7:00 PM 120 0.06 230
75 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.06 503
76 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.06 541
77 NARUTO: SHIPPUDEN ADULT SWIM 3:00 AM 30 0.06 120
78 ZOMBIE HOUSE FLIPPING A&E NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.06 308
79 COLLEGE BASEBALL        L: OLE MISS/ARKANSAS ESPN2 8:00 PM 198 0.06 192
80 DR. JEFF: ROCKY MOUNTAIN ANIMAL PLANET 8:00 PM 60 0.06 691
81 SMUGGLER: SECRET STASH NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.06 353
82 NASCAR RACEDAY: XFINITY L FOX SPORTS 1 12:36 PM 56 0.06 430
83 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.05 588
84 MLB REG SEASON RAIN L FOX SPORTS 1 6:06 PM 54 0.05 260
85 GOOD MORNING FOOTBALL: N/A NFL NETWORK 7:00 AM 180 0.05 147
86 COLD JUSTICE INSIDE EP OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.05 528
87 HEARTLAND DOCS, DVM NAT GEO WILD 10:00 PM 60 0.05 367
88 PERFECT WORLD DEADLY GAME OXYGEN MEDIA 9:00 PM 65 0.05 298
89 SMERCONISH CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.05 661
90 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.05 616
91 JAIL REELZCHANNEL 9:00 PM 30 0.05 298
92 COLL SOFTBALL REG SSN   L: FLORIDA/LSU ESPN2 12:00 PM 149 0.05 221
93 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: DET AT LAD/CIN AT COL MLB NETWORK 10:10 PM 186 0.05 186
94 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.05 161
95 CRITTER FIXERS NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 60 0.04 348
96 CRITTER FIXER COMPS NAT GEO WILD 8:00 PM 60 0.04 257
97 SHORTSTOBER WITH BIG CITY DISNEY CHANNEL 7:30 PM 30 0.04 231
98 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO USA NETWORK 7:00 AM 24 0.04 210
99 JAIL REELZCHANNEL 10:30 PM 30 0.04 309
100 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.04 603
101 PERFECT WORLD DEADLY GAME OXYGEN MEDIA 10:05 PM 67 0.04 245
102 JAIL REELZCHANNEL 12:00 AM 30 0.04 180
103 MOVIE- ACQUIRED PREM: WALLS ARE WATCHING, THE LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.04 469
104 MARRY ME NOW OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.04 331
105 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO L TUDN 12:11 AM 60 0.04 82
106 JAIL REELZCHANNEL 11:00 PM 30 0.04 239
107 SCARIEST STORY EVER: MICK DISNEY CHANNEL 7:00 PM 30 0.04 195
108 PGA TOUR: MEXICO OPEN GOLF CHANNEL 12:58 PM 122 0.04 439
109 JAIL REELZCHANNEL 10:00 PM 30 0.04 304
110 NASCAR CUP SERIES QUAL L: DOVER FOX SPORTS 1 10:30 AM 126 0.04 381
111 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 1:00 AM 60 0.04 344
112 MLB REG SEASON POST L FOX SPORTS 1 11:01 PM 47 0.04 163
113 THE A&E MOVIE: JACK REACHER: NEVER GO BA A&E NETWORK 1:31 AM 147 0.04 245
114 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 464
115 LAKEFRONT LUXURY A&E NETWORK 12:30 PM 30 0.04 232
116 CROSS CONNECTION W/TCROSS: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.04 498
117 LIGA MX L: QUERETARO / JUAREZ TUDN 5:55 PM 122 0.03 137
118 FRESH OUT PLAYLIST AMTV 8:00 AM 60 0.03 87
119 JAIL REELZCHANNEL 11:30 PM 30 0.03 219
120 TRACK & FIELD PROGRAM L ESPN2 2:29 PM 91 0.03 225
121 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 400
122 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.03 230
123 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.03 293
124 LAKEFRONT LUXURY A&E NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.03 220
125 JAIL REELZCHANNEL 1:30 AM 30 0.03 166
126 JAIL REELZCHANNEL 12:30 AM 30 0.03 164
127 CELEBRITY PAGE REELZCHANNEL 2:00 AM 30 0.03 106
128 JAIL REELZCHANNEL 9:30 PM 30 0.03 280
129 REAL HOUSEWIVES ATLANTA BRAVO 8:57 AM 62 0.03 75
130 MOVIE- ACQUIRED PREM LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 118 0.03 400
131 GARAGE DREAMS MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 30 0.03 162
132 REAL HOUSEWIVES ATLANTA BRAVO 9:59 AM 61 0.03 98
133 PRECIO DE HISTORIA S3 UNIVERSO 2:39 PM 21 0.03 62
134 QUICK PITCH MLB NETWORK 1:16 AM 60 0.03 90
135 JAIL REELZCHANNEL 1:00 AM 30 0.02 158
136 PLAYOFF CENTRAL LIVE NBA-TV 7:00 PM 30 0.02 73
137 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.02 383
138 SEE US COMING TOGETHER THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:00 PM 30 0.02 94
139 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.02 177
140 MECHA BUILDERS THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:30 PM 30 0.02 69
141 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.02 219
142 CHAMPIONS TOUR: INSPERITY INVITATIONAL GOLF CHANNEL 3:00 PM 180 0.02 254
143 CELEBRITY PAGE REELZCHANNEL 2:30 AM 30 0.02 96
144 REAL HOUSEWIVES ATLANTA BRAVO 7:55 AM 62 0.02 73
145 AMERCAN VOICES W/MENENDEZ MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.02 438
146 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.02 220
147 PAID PROGRAMMING CNBC 2:00 AM 60 0.02 41
148 POLITICS NATION MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.02 418
149 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 5:00 AM 60 0.02 309
150 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.02 215

 

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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.