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May 10, 2022

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Saturday 5.7.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS:  ABC’s NBA PLAYOFFS game was at 1.85.  NBC’s KENTUCKY DERBY coverage was at 2.49, and SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE was at 0.83.  FOX’s USFL game was at 0.20.  CW’s originals were at 0.05/0.04.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  TNT’s NHL PLAYOFFS games were at 0.42/0.30/0.23.  ESPN also had an NHL PLAYOFFS game at 0.30, followed by FORMULA 1 at 035 and UFC PRELIMS at 0.20.  USA’s PREMIER LEAGUE matches were at 0.25/0.20.  On Food Network, SYMONS DINNER COOKING was at 0.16, KITCHEN AT FN ticked up to 0.14, and PIONEER WOMAN was steady at 0.13.  Hallmark’s original movie WARMING UP TO YOU was at 0.16.  On HGTV, I BOUGHT A DUMP gained 0.03 to 0.15, and RENOVATION GOLDMINE was up 0.04 to 0.13.  History’s PAWN STARS lost 0.03 to 0.10.  The Adult Swim line-up performed as follows:  ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM up 0.01 to 0.10, LUPIN THE 3RD up 0.01 to 0.09, ONE PIECE at 0.10/0.09 compared to last week’s 0.07/0.07, NARUTO at 0.06/0.05 compared to last week’s 0.06, SHENMUE (in a different timeslot) down 0.08 to 0.05/79K, and COWBOY BEBOP down 0.01 to 0.04/67K.  On OWN, LOVE & MARRIAGE was at 0.09, and MARRY ME NOW ticked up to 0.05. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Saturday May 7, 2022 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NHL PLAYOFFS – QTR FNLS L: NY RANGERS/PITTSBURGH TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:14 PM 154 0.42 1,323
2 FORMULA 1 QUALIFYING L ESPN 3:54 PM 76 0.35 953
3 NHL PLAYOFFS – QTR FNLS L: CALGARY/DALLAS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:48 PM 181 0.30 791
4 NHL DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS L: PANTHERS/CAPITALS ESPN 1:00 PM 174 0.30 761
5 PREMIER LEAGUE L: TOTTENHAM/LIVERPOOL USA NETWORK 2:42 PM 123 0.25 744
6 NHL PLAYOFFS – QTR FNLS L TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 4:31 PM 14 0.23 673
7 UFC PPV PRELIMS  L ESPN 8:10 PM 110 0.20 623
8 PREMIER LEAGUE L: WOLVES/CHELSEA USA NETWORK 9:54 AM 129 0.20 601
9 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 11:00 AM 60 0.19 547
10 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.18 487
11 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.17 473
12 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO USA NETWORK 2:30 PM 12 0.16 578
13 SYMONS DINNER COOKING OUT FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.16 924
14 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE 2: WARMING UP TO YOU HALLMARK CHANNEL 8:00 PM 121 0.16 1,697
15 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.15 440
16 I BOUGHT A DUMP NOW WHAT? HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.15 938
17 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:00 PM 60 0.14 460
18 KITCHEN AT FN, THE FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.14 1,075
19 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 10:00 AM 60 0.14 471
20 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.14 410
21 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.14 433
22 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.14 1,762
23 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.13 348
24 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.13 329
25 RENOVATION GOLDMINE HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.13 894
26 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.13 1,036
27 NASCAR XFINITY SERIES L: DARLINGTON FOX SPORTS 1 1:32 PM 148 0.13 876
28 KENTUCKY DERBY PREP: N/A USA NETWORK 12:03 PM 147 0.12 559
29 LIGA MX PLAYOFFS: WC:MONTERREY VS SAN LUIS FOX DEPORTES 8:50 PM 154 0.11 291
30 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.11 1,564
31 WNBA  BASKETBALL        L ESPN 6:00 PM 70 0.11 337
32 PAWN STARS HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.10 724
33 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.10 1,063
34 AMPHIBIA DISNEY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.10 346
35 UFC LIVE ESPN 5:10 PM 50 0.10 229
36 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.10 842
37 ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 30 0.10 181
38 ONE PIECE ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 30 0.10 175
39 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.10 1,138
40 LUPIN THE 3RD ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 30 0.09 180
41 JOURNAL EDITORIAL REPORT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.09 886
42 ONE PIECE ADULT SWIM 1:30 AM 30 0.09 164
43 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.09 1,193
44 BIG SATURDAY SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.09 927
45 PAWN STARS: BEST OF HISTORY 10:03 PM 62 0.09 725
46 LIGA MX EF SAT: CRUZ AZUL / NECAXA TUDN 6:30 PM 150 0.09 198
47 NHL PLAYOFFS PRE-GAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 4:00 PM 31 0.09 319
48 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.09 1,458
49 BABY SHARK?S BIG SHOW! NICK JR 10:30 AM 30 0.09 289
50 NBA PLAYOFFS REPEAT: MEMPHIS/GOLDEN STATE ESPN 4:00 AM 120 0.09 191
51 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.09 1,201
52 LOVE & MARRIAGE: HUNTSVIL OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.09 447
53 LIFE UNDER RENOVATION HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 PM 60 0.09 581
54 AMC PREMIERE EVENT: HITMANS BODYGUARD, THE AMC 8:00 PM 165 0.08 481
55 LOUISIANA LAW DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 62 0.08 570
56 GHOST HUNTERS TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.08 389
57 SMERCONISH CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.08 678
58 PAWN STARS HISTORY 8:00 PM 58 0.08 522
59 PORTALS TO HELL TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.08 371
60 L. JONES CROSS COUNTRY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.08 1,189
61 PAW PATROL NICK JR 10:00 AM 30 0.07 259
62 ONE NATION FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.07 1,206
63 THE A&E MOVIE: SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION, THE A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 182 0.07 421
64 NHL PLAYOFFS POSTGAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 12:49 AM 31 0.07 196
65 MURDERED BY MORNING OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.07 332
66 UNFILTERED W/DAN BONGINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.07 1,332
67 NASCAR RACEDAY: XFINITY L FOX SPORTS 1 12:30 PM 62 0.07 367
68 TO CATCH A SMUGGLER CUT NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:30 PM 30 0.07 363
69 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.07 1,158
70 MOVIE- ACQUIRED PREM: BOUND BY BLACKMAIL LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.07 390
71 ZOMBIE HOUSE FLIPPING A&E NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.07 315
72 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.06 626
73 PGA TOUR: WELLS FARGO CHAMPIONSHIP GOLF CHANNEL 12:58 PM 135 0.06 635
74 NARUTO: SHIPPUDEN ADULT SWIM 2:00 AM 30 0.06 127
75 LIGA PREMIER: LIVERPOOL VS TOTTENHAM UNIVERSO 2:40 PM 127 0.06 180
76 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.06 835
77 COLD JUSTICE INSIDE EP OXYGEN MEDIA 9:00 PM 60 0.06 417
78 AMC MOVIE: RUSH HOUR 3 AMC 1:45 PM 120 0.06 242
79 FOX DEPORTES EN VIVO ESP FOX DEPORTES 11:24 PM 19 0.06 141
80 OWL HOUSE DISNEY CHANNEL 9:00 AM 30 0.06 274
81 MLB REGULAR SEASON L: DETROIT TIGERS/HOUSTON ASTROS FOX SPORTS 1 4:00 PM 191 0.06 343
82 HOT 20 COUNTDOWN: N/A CMT 9:00 AM 180 0.06 177
83 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.05 667
84 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.05 513
85 PREMIER LEAGUE GOAL ZONE USA NETWORK 4:45 PM 45 0.05 208
86 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO USA NETWORK 9:00 AM 54 0.05 200
87 NARUTO: SHIPPUDEN ADULT SWIM 2:30 AM 30 0.05 112
88 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.05 576
89 NASCAR CUP SERIES QUAL L: DARLINGTON FOX SPORTS 1 10:30 AM 120 0.05 288
90 TO CATCH A SMUGGLER CUT NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 30 0.05 293
91 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.05 468
92 MARRY ME NOW OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.05 310
93 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.05 666
94 LAKEFRONT LUXURY A&E NETWORK 12:30 PM 30 0.05 201
95 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.05 226
96 MLB REGULAR SEASON L: ST. LOUIS CARDINALS/SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS FOX SPORTS 1 7:11 PM 215 0.05 275
97 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM L ESPN 10:00 PM 60 0.05 206
98 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.05 468
99 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.05 539
100 PAWN STARS HISTORY 2:06 AM 57 0.05 256
101 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 211
102 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.05 840
103 LIGA PREMIER: BRIGHTON VS MANCHESTER UNITED UNIVERSO 12:26 PM 124 0.05 112
104 LAKEFRONT LUXURY A&E NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.04 203
105 JAIL REELZCHANNEL 9:30 PM 30 0.04 252
106 THE A&E MOVIE: SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION, THE A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 180 0.04 186
107 LINEA DE CUATRO L TUDN 9:00 PM 60 0.04 83
108 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.04 465
109 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 199
110 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.04 426
111 PO CENTRAL POSTGAME NBA-TV 11:07 PM 89 0.04 128
112 JAIL REELZCHANNEL 9:00 PM 30 0.04 250
113 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.04 464
114 JAIL REELZCHANNEL 8:00 PM 30 0.04 237
115 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.04 418
116 JAIL REELZCHANNEL 8:30 PM 30 0.04 242
117 COLLEGE LACROSSE     L: DUKE/NOTRE DAME ESPN2 12:00 PM 132 0.04 113
118 CORNHOLE            L: ACL CORNHOLE CHAMPIONSHIPS: BAG BRAWL ESPN2 10:00 PM 150 0.03 121
119 DR. JEFF: ROCKY MOUNTAIN ANIMAL PLANET 8:00 PM 60 0.03 686
120 FOX DEPORTES EN VIVO WKND FOX DEPORTES 1:00 AM 60 0.03 145
121 SEGUR FRONTERA AUS S15 UNIVERSO 8:30 AM 30 0.03 45
122 LIGA PREMIER: CHELSEA VS WOLVERHAMPTON UNIVERSO 9:55 AM 131 0.03 68
123 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 329
124 LIGA PREMIER EXTRA UNIVERSO 2:30 PM 10 0.03 99
125 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 294
126 FRESH OUT PLAYLIST AMTV 8:00 AM 60 0.03 77
127 GOLIATH FISHING ESPN2 7:00 AM 30 0.03 62
128 WOMENS BEACH VBALL  L ESPN2 9:00 AM 67 0.03 96
129 CRITTER FIXER COMPS NAT GEO WILD 8:00 PM 60 0.03 201
130 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 5:00 AM 60 0.03 281
131 LIGA PREMIER EXTRA UNIVERSO 12:06 PM 20 0.03 85
132 AFTERNOON BASEBALL GAME: LAD AT CHC GAME 1/PIT AT CIN GAME 1 MLB NETWORK 1:05 PM 165 0.02 235
133 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.02 174
134 CRITTER FIXERS NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 60 0.02 251
135 FOX DEPORTES EN VIVO WKND FOX DEPORTES 11:43 PM 17 0.02 49
136 LA ULTIMA PALABRA – L FOX DEPORTES 12:00 AM 60 0.02 59
137 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.02 209
138 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.02 168
139 JIMMY HOUSTON OUTDOORS ESPN2 7:30 AM 30 0.02 57
140 YASMIN VOSSOUGHIAN REPRTS: N/A MSNBC 2:00 PM 120 0.02 426
141 QUICK PITCH MLB NETWORK 12:12 AM 60 0.02 66
142 PERFECT WORLD DEADLY GAME OXYGEN MEDIA 9:03 AM 67 0.02 177
143 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 4:00 AM 60 0.02 247
144 PO CENTRAL POSTGAME: 2022 BOS/MIL GM3-R2 L NBA-TV 6:21 PM 129 0.02 66
145 WOMENS BEACH VBALL  L ESPN2 10:07 AM 53 0.02 70
146 NCAA MENS VBALL TOURN L ESPN2 8:13 PM 107 0.02 167
147 WOMENS BEACH VBALL  L ESPN2 6:26 PM 107 0.02 86
148 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 12:00 AM 60 0.02 64
149 JAIL REELZCHANNEL 7:30 PM 30 0.02 171
150 SUPERCROSS: SALT LAKE CNBC 7:30 PM 212 0.02 100
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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."