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August 23, 2022

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Saturday 8.20.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS:  ABC’s UFC PRELIMS was at 0.22.  FOX’s MLB game was at 0.49.  CW’s original MASTERS OF ILLUSION was at 0.04.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  NFL Network’s PRESEASON NFL games dominated Saturday cable at 0.39/0.37/0.31/0.29.  Reez’s ON PATROL dropped 0.03 to 0.20.  ESPN’s UFC PRELIMS were at 0.20/0.16/0.12.  USA’s NASCAR race was at 0.16, PREMIER LEAGUE match were at 0.14/0.12, and an INDYCAR race was at 0.11.  Hallmark’s original movie DATING THE DELANEYS was at 0.15.  ESPN2’s LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES coverage was at 0.14.  TUDN’s LIGA match was at 0.14.  On Food Network, KITCHEN AT FN rose 0.06 to 0.14.  History’s AMERICAN PICKERS was at 0.12/0.09 compared to last week’s 0.08/0.08.  On A&E, THE FIRST 48 was at 0.08, COLD CASE FILES was at 0.08, and AMERICAN JUSTICE was at 0.08/0.06.  On Adult Swim, the line-up performed as follows:  PRIMAL steady at 0.11/243K, LUPIN THE 3RD down 0.02 to 0.06, YASHAHIME down 0.01 to 0.07, ONE PIECE at 0.06/0.06 compared to last week’s 0.07/0.06, NARUTO down 0.01 to 0.06, BLADE RUNNER: BLACK LOTUS steady at 0.05/101K, and MADE IN ABYSS up 0.01 to 0.05/93K.  On OWN, FAMILY OR FIANCE ticked up to 0.05, and BLACK LOVE 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 August 20, 2022 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NFL PRESEASON (LIVE): 2022 – TB VS. TEN NFL NETWORK 7:06 PM 181 0.39 1,636
2 NFL PRESEASON (LIVE): 2022 – WAS VS. KC NFL NETWORK 4:05 PM 177 0.37 1,571
3 NFL PRESEASON (LIVE): 2022 – DAL VS. LAC NFL NETWORK 10:07 PM 169 0.31 1,282
4 NFL PRESEASON (LIVE): 2022 – DEN VS. BUF NFL NETWORK 1:07 PM 170 0.29 1,141
5 ON PATROL: LIVE: 110 REELZCHANNEL 9:00 PM 180 0.20 853
6 UFC PPV PRELIMS  L ESPN 8:00 PM 69 0.20 644
7 UFC PPV PRELIMS  L ESPN 7:06 PM 54 0.16 643
8 NASCAR XFINITY RACE L: WATKINS GLEN USA NETWORK 3:26 PM 154 0.16 1,052
9 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE 2: DATING THE DELANEYS HALLMARK CHANNEL 8:00 PM 121 0.15 1,961
10 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO USA NETWORK 12:13 PM 19 0.14 364
11 LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SRS L ESPN2 7:09 PM 116 0.14 890
12 LIGA MX SAT 2: AMERICA / CRUZ AZUL TUDN 10:11 PM 133 0.14 309
13 LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SRS L ESPN 5:00 PM 6 0.14 755
14 KITCHEN AT FN, THE FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.14 954
15 PREMIER LEAGUE L: WOLVES/TOTTENHAM USA NETWORK 7:24 AM 135 0.14 385
16 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO USA NETWORK 9:39 AM 18 0.13 311
17 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 12:30 PM 37 0.13 504
18 PREMIER LEAGUE L: SOUTHAMPTON/LEICESTER USA NETWORK 9:57 AM 136 0.12 379
19 AMERICAN PICKERS HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.12 1,007
20 UFC PPV PRELIMS  L ESPN 9:09 PM 56 0.12 398
21 NASCAR XFINITY START L USA NETWORK 3:02 PM 24 0.11 777
22 NFL PRESEASON: 2022 – SF VS. MIN NFL NETWORK 1:00 AM 180 0.11 356
23 TOP RANK BOXING        L: EMANUEL NAVARRETE/EDUARDO BAEZ ESPN 10:05 PM 125 0.11 434
24 INDYCAR SERIES L: GATEWAY USA NETWORK 6:00 PM 151 0.11 553
25 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.10 1,540
26 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.10 1,344
27 PGA TOUR: BMW CHP GOLF CHANNEL 12:00 PM 175 0.10 826
28 WNBA PLAYOFFS           L: NEW YORK/CHICAGO ESPN 12:00 PM 120 0.10 360
29 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 1:15 AM 60 0.10 283
30 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.10 1,236
31 ON PATROL: FIRST SHIFT REELZCHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.09 465
32 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 9:00 AM 20 0.09 258
33 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 58 0.09 370
34 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.09 1,442
35 AMERICAN PICKERS HISTORY 8:00 PM 58 0.09 716
36 UNFILTERED W/DAN BONGINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.09 1,446
37 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.09 814
38 INDYCAR RAIN DELAY L: GATEWAY USA NETWORK 7:58 PM 128 0.09 378
39 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 12:10 AM 65 0.08 268
40 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.08 611
41 COLD CASE FILES A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 61 0.08 529
42 AMERICAN JUSTICE A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 63 0.08 487
43 AMERICAN JUSTICE A&E NETWORK 11:04 PM 59 0.08 423
44 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 58 0.08 507
45 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.08 621
46 AMERICAN PICKERS: BEST OF HISTORY 10:03 PM 62 0.08 643
47 ONE NATION FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.08 1,234
48 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.07 221
49 NASCAR XF COUNTDOWN GREEN USA NETWORK 2:30 PM 32 0.07 388
50 NASCAR CUP SERIES QUAL L USA NETWORK 12:32 PM 101 0.07 369
51 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.07 994
52 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.07 1,220
53 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.07 702
54 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 11:00 AM 30 0.07 231
55 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.07 1,127
56 LIGA MX: MONTERREY VS TIGRES FOX DEPORTES 7:54 PM 132 0.07 159
57 YASHAHIME: PRINCESS HALF- ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 30 0.07 137
58 WNBA PLAYOFFS           L ESPN2 9:05 PM 116 0.06 288
59 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.06 631
60 EXTRAORDINARY CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.06 592
61 ONE PIECE ADULT SWIM 2:00 AM 30 0.06 114
62 LIGA MX SAT: ATLAS / PUEBLA TUDN 8:05 PM 126 0.06 167
63 GERMAN BUNDESLIGA    L: BORUSSIA DORTMUND/SV WERDER BREMEN ESPN 9:20 AM 136 0.06 145
64 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.06 640
65 PRO FIGHTERS LEAGUE  L: 2022 PLAYOFFS: FEATHERWE. & WOM. LIGHT. ESPN 2:00 PM 180 0.06 279
66 L. JONES CROSS COUNTRY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.06 1,119
67 ONE PIECE ADULT SWIM 1:30 AM 30 0.06 113
68 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 217
69 NARUTO: SHIPPUDEN ADULT SWIM 2:30 AM 30 0.06 104
70 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.06 842
71 LUPIN THE 3RD ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 30 0.06 114
72 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 10:00 AM 60 0.05 207
73 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO USA NETWORK 7:00 AM 24 0.05 202
74 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.05 1,070
75 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.05 647
76 FAMILY OR FIANCE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.05 279
77 EXTRAORDINARY CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.05 509
78 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.05 842
79 INCREDIBLE DR POL NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 66 0.05 387
80 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.05 550
81 WNBA STUDIO L ESPN2 11:30 AM 30 0.05 145
82 SHO CH BOX: 22 SHOWTIME PRIME 11:29 PM 36 0.05 226
83 JOURNAL EDITORIAL REPORT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.05 766
84 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.04 588
85 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.04 541
86 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN2 9:30 AM 30 0.04 164
87 BIG SATURDAY SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.04 979
88 GHOST BROTHERS:LIGHTS OUT TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.04 305
89 SMERCONISH CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.04 597
90 HAMSTER & GRETEL DISNEY CHANNEL 9:30 AM 30 0.04 141
91 LIGA MX L: QUERETARO / TIJUANA TUDN 6:00 PM 125 0.04 123
92 AMERICAN PICKERS HISTORY 2:06 AM 57 0.04 242
93 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.04 711
94 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 183
95 LONE STAR LAW DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 61 0.04 409
96 AFTERNOON BASEBALL GAME: TOR AT NYY/LAA AT DET MLB NETWORK 1:09 PM 192 0.04 262
97 NFL PRESEASON: 2022 – DET VS. IND NFL NETWORK 4:00 AM 120 0.04 120
98 SHO CH BOX: 22 SHOWTIME PRIME 11:10 PM 19 0.04 192
99 BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN BRAVO 6:00 AM 30 0.04 103
100 MLB REGULAR SEASON L: MILWAUKEE BREWERS/CHICAGO CUBS FOX SPORTS 1 2:55 PM 240 0.04 343
101 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 11:36 AM 24 0.04 177
102 MOVIE- ACQUIRED PREM: TEMPTATION UNDER THE SUN LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.04 396
103 SHO CH BOX: 22 SHOWTIME PRIME 10:18 PM 52 0.04 219
104 USGA: US AMATEUR GOLF CHANNEL 2:55 PM 289 0.04 207
105 SHO CH BOX: 22 SHOWTIME PRIME 10:03 PM 15 0.04 201
106 MECUM AUTO AUCTIONS: MUSC: 4 – MONTEREY CA EPISODE 4 MOTOR TREND 3:00 PM 120 0.04 279
107 MECUM AUTO AUCTIONS: MUSC: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 1:00 PM 120 0.04 270
108 ZOMBI-THON WITH BIG CITY DISNEY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 30 0.04 157
109 LAS VERDADERAS MUJERES DISCOVERY EN ESPANOL 9:00 PM 60 0.04 96
110 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 4:00 AM 60 0.04 281
111 ON THE CASE W/ PAULA ZAHN HLN 8:00 PM 60 0.03 210
112 ON THE CASE W/ PAULA ZAHN HLN 11:00 PM 60 0.03 279
113 POLITICS NATION MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.03 537
114 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.03 600
115 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.03 192
116 DR POL COMPILATION NAT GEO WILD 8:00 PM 60 0.03 314
117 BLACK LOVE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.03 205
118 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.03 386
119 ALEX WITT REPORTS: N/A MSNBC 12:00 PM 120 0.03 561
120 PAID PROGRAMMING CNBC 2:00 AM 60 0.03 52
121 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 5:00 AM 60 0.03 273
122 LIVING WITH SERIAL KILLER OXYGEN MEDIA 9:00 PM 60 0.03 272
123 LIGA PREMIER: BOURNEMOUTH VS ARSENAL UNIVERSO 12:25 PM 126 0.03 75
124 FOURWHEELER MOTOR TREND 12:00 PM 30 0.03 178
125 SHO CH BOX: 22 SHOWTIME PRIME 9:12 PM 51 0.03 193
126 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 312
127 PPA TOUR L FOX SPORTS 1 6:55 PM 28 0.03 131
128 MASTERS SERIES TENNIS CHANNEL 2:48 PM 74 0.03 135
129 CAR FIX MOTOR TREND 11:00 AM 30 0.03 184
130 LA ULTIMA PALABRA – L FOX DEPORTES 12:30 AM 60 0.03 42
131 ALL GIRLS GARAGE MOTOR TREND 11:30 AM 30 0.03 189
132 INTL CHAMPIONS CUP   L ESPN2 11:01 PM 119 0.03 76
133 SYMONE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.03 442
134 CM: BETTER HUMAN BETTER D NAT GEO WILD 10:06 PM 66 0.03 212
135 GOLF CENTRAL-POST GOLF CHANNEL 7:44 PM 60 0.03 115
136 ON THE CASE W/ PAULA ZAHN HLN 10:00 PM 60 0.02 269
137 FRESH OUT PLAYLIST AMTV 8:00 AM 60 0.02 82
138 MECUM AUTO AUCTIONS: MUSC: 3 – MONTEREY CA EPISODE 3 MOTOR TREND 1:00 PM 120 0.02 217
139 YASMIN VOSSOUGHIAN REPRTS: N/A MSNBC 2:00 PM 120 0.02 476
140 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.02 157
141 GOLF CENTRAL PREGAME GOLF CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.02 189
142 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 3:00 AM 60 0.02 186
143 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.02 289
144 CROSS CONNECTION W/TCROSS: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.02 534
145 AYMAN: N/A MSNBC 8:00 PM 120 0.02 503
146 MLBT WEEKEND AFTERNOON MLB NETWORK 4:21 PM 99 0.02 109
147 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO L TUDN 12:24 AM 60 0.02 43
148 SHO CH BOX: 22 SHOWTIME PRIME 12:05 AM 14 0.02 117
149 ON THE CASE W/ PAULA ZAHN HLN 9:00 PM 60 0.02 231
150 PRECIO DE HISTORIA S2 UNIVERSO 2:31 PM 29 0.02 40

 

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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.