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September 20, 2022

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Saturday 9.17.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS:  ABC’s SATURDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL was at 0.58.  The season premiere of CBS’s 48 HOURS was at 0.23.  FOX’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL was at 0.74.  CW’s MASTERS OF ILLUSION ticked down to 0.04.  Univision’s LIGA match was at 0.55.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  COLLEGE FOOTBALL was inevitably at the top of the chart, with ESPN’s games at 1.07/0.82/0.78, ESPN2’s at 0.29/0.17/0.12, and Fox Sports 1’s at 0.10.  USA’s NASCAR race was at 0.31, with PREMIER LEAGUE matches at 0.11/0.11.  TUDN’s LIGA match was at 0.20.  Reelz’s ON PATROL dropped 0.04 to 0.15.  Hallmark’s original movie WEDDING OF A LIFETIME was at 0.15.  Lifetime’s original movie GIRL IN ROOM 13 was at 0.14.  On Food Network, PIONEER WOMAN lost 0.04 to 0.10.  On HGTV, HELP I WRECKED MY HOUSE slipped 0.02 to 0.08, and FIRST HOME FIX was down 0.05 to 0.04.  On OWN, LOVE & MARRIAGE fell 0.04 to 0.07, and FAMILY OR FIANCE lost a tick to 0.06.  On A&E, AMERICAN JUSTICE gained 0.02 to 0.07, and COLD CASE FILES ticked down to 0.06.  History’s AMERICAN PICKERS was at 0.07/0.07.  Adult Swim’s PRIMAL dropped 0.02 to 0.08/215K. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Saturday September 17, 2022 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: MIAMI/TEXAS A&M ESPN 9:33 PM 175 1.07 3,400
2 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: GEORGIA/SOUTH CAROLINA ESPN 12:08 PM 198 0.82 3,001
3 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: MISSISSIPPI STATE/LSU ESPN 5:54 PM 153 0.76 3,055
4 COLLEGE GAMEDAY         L: BOONE, NC ESPN 9:00 AM 188 0.64 2,159
5 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:28 AM 62 0.45 1,346
6 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L ESPN 3:30 PM 29 0.36 1,274
7 NASCAR CUP SERIES RACE L: BRISTOL USA NETWORK 8:01 PM 183 0.31 1,776
8 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: PURDUE/SYRACUSE ESPN2 12:00 PM 239 0.29 1,213
9 NASCAR CUP SERIES START L USA NETWORK 7:32 PM 29 0.29 1,549
10 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:30 AM 60 0.25 747
11 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD ESPN 3:59 PM 61 0.21 781
12 LIGA MX SAT: AMERICA / GUADALAJARA TUDN 8:30 PM 157 0.20 473
13 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.19 608
14 NASCAR CUP COUNTDOWN USA NETWORK 6:30 PM 62 0.17 740
15 NASCAR CUP SERIES POST USA NETWORK 11:04 PM 26 0.17 775
16 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: TEXAS TECH/NC STATE ESPN2 7:00 PM 228 0.17 747
17 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L ESPN 5:00 PM 29 0.17 725
18 ON PATROL: LIVE: 118 REELZCHANNEL 9:00 PM 180 0.15 664
19 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE 2: WEDDING OF A LIFETIME HALLMARK CHANNEL 8:00 PM 121 0.15 1,548
20 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:30 AM 60 0.14 488
21 MOVIE- ORIGINAL PREM: GIRL IN ROOM 13 LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.14 670
22 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: COLORADO/MINNESOTA ESPN2 3:59 PM 174 0.12 690
23 PREMIER LEAGUE L: MANCHESTER CITY/WOLVES USA NETWORK 7:22 AM 142 0.11 330
24 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD ESPN 3:30 AM 60 0.11 396
25 PREMIER LEAGUE L: BOURNEMOUTH/NEWCASTLE USA NETWORK 10:01 AM 134 0.11 315
26 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.10 1,467
27 PIONEER WOMAN FOOD NETWORK 10:00 AM 30 0.10 783
28 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.10 325
29 COLL FOOTBALL: PAC 12 L: NORTH DAKOTA ST/ARIZONA FOX SPORTS 1 11:13 PM 179 0.10 335
30 ICE AGE: COLLISION COURSE NICKELODEON 8:00 PM 60 0.09 365
31 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO USA NETWORK 9:44 AM 17 0.09 243
32 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.09 1,445
33 B1G FOOTBALL L: NEW MEXICO STATE / WISCONSIN BIG TEN NETWORK 3:58 PM 191 0.08 426
34 HELP! I WRECKED MY HOUSE HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 61 0.08 850
35 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: SAN DIEGO ST/UTAH ESPN2 10:48 PM 155 0.08 326
36 LOVE & MARRIAGE: HUNTSVIL OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.07 450
37 AMERICAN JUSTICE A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 63 0.07 350
38 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.07 1,226
39 AMERICAN PICKERS HISTORY 8:00 PM 62 0.07 762
40 LINEA DE CUATRO L TUDN 11:07 PM 53 0.07 143
41 90 DAY: SINGLE LIFE MTL: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.07 369
42 B1G FOOTBALL L: REGIONALIZED BIG TEN NETWORK 12:00 PM 238 0.07 332
43 B1G LIVE: FTB POSTGAME L BIG TEN NETWORK 7:09 PM 21 0.07 274
44 BATMAN: HUSH ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 110 0.07 195
45 B1G FOOTBALL L: NEVADA / IOWA BIG TEN NETWORK 7:30 PM 214 0.07 348
46 AMERICAN PICKERS HISTORY 10:05 PM 58 0.07 512
47 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.07 808
48 JOURNAL EDITORIAL REPORT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.07 747
49 BIG SATURDAY SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.06 945
50 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.06 919
51 COLD CASE FILES A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 61 0.06 266
52 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.06 699
53 UNFILTERED W/DAN BONGINO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.06 1,067
54 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO USA NETWORK 12:15 PM 15 0.06 219
55 ON PATROL: FIRST SHIFT REELZCHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.06 425
56 FAMILY OR FIANCE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.06 322
57 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.06 701
58 COLL FOOTBALL: BIG 10 L: SMU/MARYLAND FOX SPORTS 1 7:31 PM 222 0.06 257
59 COLL FOOTBALL: BIG 12 L: TEXAS ST/BAYLOR FOX SPORTS 1 11:59 AM 195 0.06 221
60 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 3:00 AM 60 0.06 290
61 CAVUTO LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.05 1,071
62 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.05 721
63 BATMAN: MASK OF THE PHANT ADULT SWIM 2:20 AM 100 0.05 171
64 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.05 921
65 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.05 600
66 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO USA NETWORK 7:00 AM 22 0.05 160
67 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.05 669
68 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.05 667
69 ONE NATION FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.05 937
70 SMERCONISH CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.05 613
71 WHO IS: KING CHARLES III FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.05 830
72 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.05 667
73 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.05 1,035
74 COLD JUSTICE OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.05 372
75 FRESH OUT PLAYLIST AMTV 8:00 AM 60 0.05 131
76 COLL FOOTBALL: MTN WEST L: UT MARTIN/BOISE ST FOX SPORTS 1 4:01 PM 197 0.05 214
77 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.04 749
78 AMERICAN PICKERS: BEST OF HISTORY 9:02 PM 63 0.04 523
79 B1G LIVE: FTB GAMEBREAK L BIG TEN NETWORK 9:41 PM 75 0.04 229
80 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.04 606
81 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: KANSAS/HOUSTON ESPNU 4:00 PM 207 0.04 225
82 HELP! I WRECKED HOUSE RPK HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:01 PM 59 0.04 428
83 FIRST HOME FIX HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 60 0.04 584
84 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.04 948
85 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.04 767
86 FOX & FRIENDS SATURDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.04 769
87 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 5:00 AM 60 0.04 330
88 911 CRISIS CENTER OXYGEN MEDIA 9:30 PM 30 0.04 260
89 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 194
90 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.04 605
91 L. JONES CROSS COUNTRY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.04 947
92 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 4:00 AM 60 0.04 306
93 911 CRISIS CENTER OXYGEN MEDIA 9:00 PM 30 0.04 274
94 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    L: CINCINNATI/MIAMI (OH) ESPNU 12:08 PM 208 0.04 185
95 FOX COLLEGE SAT BRIDGE L FOX SPORTS 1 7:18 PM 13 0.04 190
96 SHOWCASE GAME: NYY AT MIL/PHI AT ATL MLB NETWORK 7:11 PM 179 0.04 205
97 INCREDIBLE DR POL NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 66 0.04 409
98 HAMSTER & GRETEL DISNEY CHANNEL 9:30 AM 30 0.04 206
99 FS1 CFB EXTRA L FOX SPORTS 1 3:14 PM 47 0.04 157
100 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L: PITTSBURGH/WESTERN MICHIGAN ESPNU 8:31 PM 145 0.03 195
101 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.03 498
102 NARCO WARS SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 2:00 AM 60 0.03 136
103 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.03 172
104 TRUMP RALLY NEWSMAX TV 7:45 PM 105 0.03 870
105 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.03 194
106 COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD ESPN2 1:23 AM 58 0.03 141
107 CRITTER FIXERS FL NAT GEO WILD 10:06 PM 30 0.03 253
108 DR POL COMPILATION NAT GEO WILD 8:00 PM 60 0.03 320
109 CROSS CONNECTION W/TCROSS: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.03 564
110 LIGA MX: MONTERREY VS ATLAS FOX DEPORTES 7:45 PM 144 0.03 79
111 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO L TUDN 12:00 AM 60 0.03 51
112 HOT 20 COUNTDOWN: 495 CMT 9:00 AM 180 0.03 167
113 IFC MOVIE: AMERICAN GANGSTER IFC TV 2:30 PM 210 0.03 132
114 RUST VALLEY RESTORERS MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 60 0.03 194
115 FUTBOL CENTRAL PT SAT TUDN 8:00 PM 30 0.03 92
116 COLLEGE FOOTBALL: MARSHALL VS. BOWLING GREEN NFL NETWORK 5:00 PM 237 0.03 169
117 AYMAN: N/A MSNBC 8:00 PM 120 0.03 449
118 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.03 166
119 MAJOR LEAG SOCCER DT SAT: ATLANTA UNITED FC / PHILADELPHIA UNION TUDN 3:30 PM 150 0.03 60
120 COLLEGE GAMEDAY         L ESPN2 11:31 AM 29 0.02 165
121 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.02 493
122 MR POPPERS PENGUINS: MR POPPERS PENGUINS THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:00 PM 120 0.02 120
123 MOVE OR IMPROVE A&E NETWORK 12:30 PM 30 0.02 126
124 MOVE OR IMPROVE A&E NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.02 167
125 LIGA PREMIER: TOTTENHAM VS LEICESTER CITY UNIVERSO 12:22 PM 128 0.02 62
126 FAST: HOME RESCUE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.02 118
127 LOUD HOUSE NICKTOONS 8:00 AM 30 0.02 72
128 NFL MATCH-UP ESPN2 8:30 AM 30 0.02 46
129 ALEX WITT REPORTS: N/A MSNBC 12:00 PM 120 0.02 519
130 RMBRNG QUEEN ELIZABETH II MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.02 401
131 VELSHI: N/A MSNBC 8:00 AM 120 0.02 647
132 GERMAN BUNDESLIGA    L: BORUSSIA DORTMUND/FC SCHALKE 04 ESPN2 9:00 AM 151 0.02 55
133 CAPTURING HOME MAGNOLIA NETWORK 1:00 PM 30 0.02 107
134 B1G LIVE: FTB GAMEBREAK L BIG TEN NETWORK 11:10 PM 35 0.02 144
135 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.02 440
136 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.02 450
137 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO L TUDN 1:00 AM 60 0.02 44
138 AFTERNOON BASEBALL GAME: MIN AT CLE GAME 1/COL AT CHC MLB NETWORK 1:11 PM 154 0.02 109
139 KINGS OF PAIN HISTORY 12:00 PM 60 0.02 283
140 HARD TRUTHS CONSERVATION HISTORY 9:00 AM 30 0.02 178
141 MUMMY, THE: MUMMY, THE UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 150 0.02 42
142 ART OF VINTAGE, THE MAGNOLIA NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.02 171
143 COLL FOOTBALL: PAC 12 L FOX SPORTS 2 11:05 PM 14 0.02 46
144 NEWSNATION PRIME NEWSNATION 7:00 PM 60 0.02 121
145 AMERICA?S WEEKEND HQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.02 177
146 SPORTSCENTER MORNING ESPN2 3:30 AM 60 0.02 79
147 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.02 118
148 NARCO WARS SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 4:00 AM 60 0.02 82
149 UFC RELOADED: UFC 273: VOLKANOVSKI/THE KOREAN ZOMBIE ESPN DEPORTES 5:00 PM 180 0.02 31
150 TOTAL SPORTS 360 ESP FOX DEPORTES 1:00 AM 60 0.02 61

 

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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."