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June 1, 2022

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Saturday 5.28.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS:  NBC seems to be burning off TRANSPLANT on Saturdays, where it started at 0.12.  FOX’s MLB game was at 0.33.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s NHL PLAYOFFS game was at 0.62, and it had a FORMULA 1 race at 0.26 and COLLEGE SOFTBALL at 0.23/0.18/0.16.  TUDN’s UEFA and SELECCION NACIONAL matches were at 0.33/0.13.  The Adult Swim line-up performed as follows:  PRIMAL down 0.01 to 0.14/293K, ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM steady at 0.12, LUPIN THE 3RD down 0.01 to 0.11, ONE PIECE at 0.11/0.10 compared to last week’s 0.10/0.09, NARUTO up 0.01 t 0.08, SHENMUE up 0.02 to 0.08/140K, and ATTACK ON TITAN up 0.02 to 0.07/128K.  Fox Sports 1’s NASCAR race was at 0.12.  On Food Network, SYMONS DINNER COOKING ticked down to 0.12, PIONEER WOMAN was at 0.10, and KITCHEN AT FN was at 0.10.  On HGTV, RENOVATION GOLDMINE held at 0.11, and EVERYTHING BUT THE HOUSE was at 0.09.  OWN’s LOVE & MARRIAGE was at 0.08/0.05 compared to last week’s 0.08/0.06. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

 

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Saturday May 28, 2022 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NHL CONF SEMIFINALS L: CAROLINA/NY RANGERS ESPN 8:00 PM 170 0.62 2,038
2 UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE SAT: FINAL: LIVERPOOL FC / REAL MADRID CF TUDN 2:30 PM 210 0.33 880
3 FORMULA 1 QUALIFYING L ESPN2 9:54 AM 81 0.26 792
4 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 10:50 PM 70 0.24 710
5 COLL SOFTBALL SUPER REG L ESPN 4:52 PM 103 0.23 1,018
6 COLL SOFTBALL SUPER REG L: OKLAHOMA/UCF ESPN 2:45 PM 127 0.18 861
7 COLL SOFTBALL SUPER REG L: VIRGINIA TECH/FLORIDA ESPN 12:00 PM 165 0.16 704
8 NCAA STUDIO UPDATE  L ESPN 6:35 PM 30 0.15 631
9 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 11:00 AM 60 0.14 441
10 SELECCION NA?L MEX SAT: MEXICO / NIGERIA TUDN 8:06 PM 133 0.13 395
11 COLL SOFTBALL SUPER REG L: UCLA/DUKE ESPN2 8:45 PM 177 0.13 561
12 ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 30 0.12 255
13 NHL THE POINT L ESPN 7:30 PM 30 0.12 469
14 NASCAR XFINITY SERIES L: CHARLOTTE FOX SPORTS 1 12:57 PM 183 0.12 767
15 SYMONS DINNER COOKING OUT FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.12 849
16 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.11 313
17 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.11 322
18 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.11 383
19 ONE PIECE ADULT SWIM 1:30 AM 30 0.11 203
20 RENOVATION GOLDMINE HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 60 0.11 830
21 LUPIN THE 3RD ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 30 0.11 213
22 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.10 904
23 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.10 1,191
24 ONE PIECE ADULT SWIM 2:00 AM 30 0.10 184
25 KITCHEN AT FN, THE FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.10 1,030
26 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.10 305
27 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.10 1,351
28 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 10:00 AM 60 0.10 328
29 UNFILTERED W/DAN BONGINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.09 1,383
30 THE A&E MOVIE: JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 182 0.09 374
31 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.09 322
32 EVERYTHING BUT THE HOUSE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:31 PM 30 0.09 893
33 COLL SOFTBALL SUPER REG L: ARIZONA STATE/NORTHWESTERN ESPN2 11:42 PM 166 0.09 286
34 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.09 252
35 TO CATCH A SMUGGLER CUT NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:30 PM 30 0.09 441
36 COLL SOFTBALL SUPER REG L ESPN2 2:00 PM 73 0.09 292
37 EVERYTHING BUT THE HOUSE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 31 0.08 917
38 NARUTO: SHIPPUDEN ADULT SWIM 2:30 AM 30 0.08 151
39 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.08 1,484
40 NASCAR CUP SERIES QUAL L FOX SPORTS 1 7:02 PM 118 0.08 542
41 LINEA DE CUATRO L TUDN 10:19 PM 41 0.08 227
42 PORTALS TO HELL TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.08 402
43 LOVE & MARRIAGE: HUNTSVIL OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.08 507
44 COLL SOFTBALL SUPER REG L ESPNU 8:30 PM 22 0.08 238
45 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.08 638
46 OLD HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 108 0.07 388
47 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.07 599
48 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.07 855
49 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.07 570
50 L. JONES CROSS COUNTRY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.07 989
51 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.07 606
52 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.07 624
53 TO CATCH A SMUGGLER CUT NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 30 0.07 382
54 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.07 1,124
55 OWL HOUSE DISNEY CHANNEL 9:00 AM 30 0.07 247
56 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.07 589
57 NCAA LACROSSE CHAMP L: CORNELL/RUTGERS ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.07 202
58 SMERCONISH CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.07 606
59 UNFILTERED W/DAN BONGINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.07 594
60 NASCAR RACEDAY: XFINITY L FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 57 0.07 274
61 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.07 1,172
62 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.06 985
63 NCAA LACROSSE CHAMP L: PRINCETON/MARYLAND ESPN2 6:23 PM 142 0.06 262
64 PGA TOUR: CHARLES SCHWAB CHALLENGE GOLF CHANNEL 1:58 PM 239 0.06 883
65 ONE NATION FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.06 1,115
66 MLB REGULAR SEASON L: CLEVELAND GUARDIANS/DETROIT TIGERS FOX SPORTS 1 4:00 PM 182 0.06 334
67 MAJOR LEAG SOCCER EF SAT: LA FC / SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES TUDN 6:00 PM 126 0.06 164
68 FORMULA 1 PRACTICE L ESPN2 6:55 AM 69 0.06 228
69 IMSA LAMBORGHINI TROFEO USA NETWORK 10:00 AM 60 0.06 172
70 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.06 538
71 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.06 825
72 GHOST HUNTERS TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.06 338
73 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.06 749
74 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.06 663
75 BIG SATURDAY SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.06 946
76 THE A&E MOVIE: JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 A&E NETWORK 1:03 AM 175 0.06 207
77 TEEN TITANS GO! & DCSHG THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:00 PM 105 0.06 184
78 NCAA STUDIO UPDATE  L ESPNU 8:04 PM 26 0.05 175
79 FUTBOL CENTRAL SAT TUDN 1:30 PM 60 0.05 170
80 DR. JEFF: ROCKY MOUNTAIN ANIMAL PLANET 8:00 PM 60 0.05 712
81 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.05 888
82 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.05 704
83 USFL L: NEW ORLEANS BREAKERS/MICHIGAN PANTHERS FOX SPORTS 1 9:00 PM 210 0.05 267
84 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.05 433
85 LOVE & MARRIAGE: D.C. OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.05 364
86 JOURNAL EDITORIAL REPORT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.05 652
87 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.05 468
88 USFL L: NEW JERSEY/TAMPA BAY USA NETWORK 12:07 PM 171 0.05 228
89 FRESH OUT PLAYLIST AMTV 8:00 AM 60 0.05 122
90 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.05 457
91 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.05 517
92 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 401
93 COLL SOFTBALL SUPER REG L ESPNU 6:30 PM 94 0.05 174
94 ONE NATION FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.04 586
95 NASCAR WHELEN MOD TOUR USA NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.04 137
96 GARAGE DREAMS MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 30 0.04 215
97 WMNS COLL LACROSSE ESPN2 3:13 PM 89 0.04 152
98 LPGA TOUR: LPGA MATCH-PLAY GOLF CHANNEL 5:57 PM 231 0.04 265
99 ONE NATION FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 AM 60 0.04 349
100 MURDERED BY MORNING OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.04 414
101 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.04 209
102 MISION EUROPA L TUDN 12:00 PM 90 0.04 109
103 UNFILTERED W/DAN BONGINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 AM 60 0.04 307
104 NIGHTCAP WITH CARLOS KING OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 10:00 PM 30 0.04 247
105 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 337
106 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 157
107 CROSS CONNECTION W/TCROSS: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.03 451
108 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.03 139
109 NCAA STUDIO UPDATE  L ESPN2 5:50 PM 33 0.03 159
110 NCAA LACROSSE CHAMP L ESPN2 4:42 PM 68 0.03 162
111 MLBT WEEKEND AFTERNOON: MLB TONIGHT MLB NETWORK 3:09 PM 171 0.03 144
112 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 5:00 AM 60 0.03 249
113 TRUMP RALLY NEWSMAX TV 6:45 PM 90 0.03 636
114 VELSHI: N/A MSNBC 8:00 AM 120 0.03 501
115 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: TOR AT LAA/HOU AT SEA MLB NETWORK 10:09 PM 226 0.03 129
116 ALEX WITT REPORTS: N/A MSNBC 12:00 PM 120 0.03 517
117 POLITICS NATION MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.03 434
118 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM ESPN2 9:00 AM 54 0.03 146
119 YASMIN VOSSOUGHIAN REPRTS: N/A MSNBC 2:00 PM 120 0.03 445
120 KATIE PHANG SHOW MSNBC 7:00 AM 60 0.03 320
121 DYNASTIES II BBC-AMERICA 8:00 PM 83 0.03 283
122 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO L TUDN 11:00 PM 60 0.03 63
123 COLL SOFTBALL REGIONALS L: MISSISSIPPI STATE/ARIZONA ESPNU 4:04 PM 146 0.03 102
124 MLB TONIGHT BP MLB NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.03 103
125 HOT 20 COUNTDOWN: N/A CMT 9:00 AM 180 0.02 144
126 AFV: ANIMAL EDITION NAT GEO WILD 7:00 PM 60 0.02 182
127 ROLAND GARROS TENNIS CHANNEL 10:35 AM 119 0.02 195
128 CRITTER FIXERS NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 60 0.02 315
129 AFV: ANIMAL EDITION NAT GEO WILD 8:00 PM 60 0.02 220
130 AMERCAN VOICES W/MENENDEZ MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.02 380
131 SPRING SHORTS-TACULAR-GHO DISNEY CHANNEL 9:30 AM 30 0.02 110
132 AFTERNOON BASEBALL GAME: BAL AT BOS GAME 1 MLB NETWORK 12:11 PM 178 0.02 148
133 BASKETBALL AFRICA LEAGUE NBA-TV 10:30 AM 90 0.02 46
134 AYMAN: N/A MSNBC 8:00 PM 120 0.02 511
135 AMERICA?S WEEKEND HQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.02 210
136 MY CLASSIC CAR MOTOR TREND 8:30 AM 30 0.02 171
137 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.02 122
138 SYMONE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.02 374
139 CHAMPIONS TOUR GOLF CHANNEL 1:00 PM 58 0.02 310
140 ONE NATION FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 AM 60 0.02 338
141 SAMS GARAGE MOTOR TREND 9:00 AM 30 0.02 156
142 GOLF CENTRAL-POST GOLF CHANNEL 9:48 PM 60 0.02 89
143 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.02 166
144 CAFFEINE & OCTANE MOTOR TREND 10:30 AM 30 0.02 138
145 LAS VERDADERAS MUJERES DISCOVERY EN ESPANOL 9:00 PM 60 0.02 66
146 SPORTSCENTER MORNING ESPN2 4:00 AM 60 0.02 65
147 HEARTLAND DOCS, DVM NAT GEO WILD 10:00 PM 60 0.02 331
148 NBA GAMETIME LIVE NBA-TV 9:07 PM 30 0.02 56
149 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.02 113
150 REAL HSWIVES OF NJ BRAVO 7:54 AM 60 0.02 76

 

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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.