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January 11, 2022

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Sunday 1.9.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  AMERICA’S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS jumped 0.16 to 0.49, CELEBRITY WHEEL OF FORTUNE rose 0.11 to 0.62, SUPERMARKET SWEEP climbed 0.14 to 0.55, and THE ROOKIE was up 0.08 to 0.40.

CBS:  The network had an afternoon NFL overrun that pushed primetime by 43 minutes.  Compared to December 12, when CBS had the late national game, 60 MINUTES was down 0.25 to 1.13.  Compared to last week, THE EQUALIZER was up 0.14 to 0.68, NCIS: LA gained 0.05 to 0.42, and SWAT was steady at 0.42.

NBC:  The final regular season SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL of the season was at 4.85, down 0.15 from last week’s game.

FOX:  The network again used the late national NFL game to launch midseason programming, in this case the season premiere of CALL ME KAT at 1.22 and the series premiere of PIVOTING at 0.60.  Compared to their December 19 airings, BOB’S BURGERS dropped 0.08 to 0.50, and FAMILY GUY was down 0.07 to 0.48.

CW:  LEGENDS OF THE HIDDEN TEMPLE ticked down to 0.04.  It was followed by a rerun SUPERMAN & LOIS at 0.02.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  The finale of Showtime’s DEXTER: NEW BLOOD was at 0.16, up 0.05 from last week and down 0.04 from the premiere in November.  Notwithstanding that, as has become typical, the network reported that with all platforms included, the result for the finale was record-breaking.  The finale was followed by YELLOWJACKETS, up 0.02 to 0.08.  On HBO, the season premiere of EUPHORIA was at 0.08, down 0.09 from its series premiere in the different ratings world of 2019, and once again reported to be record-breaking by its network with all platforms included.  The season premiere of THE RIGHTEOUS GEMSTONES was at 0.09/0.06, down from the 0.19 series premiere in 2019.

Starz’s POWER BOOK 2: GHOST aired for the first time since December 19, up 0.04 to 0.14.  Adult Swim had many 15-minute episodes of SMILING FRIENDS at 0.16/0.14/0.13/0.13/0.12/0.12/0.12.  TNT’s CLAWS dipped 0.02 to 0.09. 

With YELLOWSTONE done for the season, TLC’s 90 DAY FIANCE retook the Sunday cable crown, up 0.11 to 0.63 (after show at 0.22), with SISTER WIVES up 0.08 to 0.43.  On Bravo, REAL HOUSEWIVES OF SALT LAKE CITY gained 0.03 to 0.27, and REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA was steady at 0.22.  An NBA TV Cleveland vs. Golden State game was in the Top 5 at 0.27.  HGTV’s HOME TOWN held at 0.24.  On Discovery, DIRTY JOBS ticked up to 0.19, THIS CAME OUT OF ME ticked down to 0.05, and MYSTERIES OF THE ABANDONED ticked down to 0.04.  On Food Network primetime, ALEX VS AMERICA rose 0.04 to 0.18, and GUY’S CHANCE OF A LIFETIME was down 0.04 to 0.17.  On ID, AMERICAN MONSTER ticked down to 0.13, and RELENTLESS was at 0.11. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Sunday January 9, 2022 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 90 DAY FIANCE: BEFORE 90: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 121 0.63 2,170
2 SISTER WIVES TLC 10:01 PM 61 0.43 1,811
3 NFL COUNTDOWN           L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 180 0.40 1,195
4 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF SLC BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.27 780
5 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: CLEVELAND/GOLDEN STATE NBA-TV 8:34 PM 130 0.27 844
6 HOME TOWN HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 61 0.24 1,941
7 90 DAY B90D: PILLOW TALK TLC 11:02 PM 58 0.22 1,038
8 RHOA: PORSHAS FAM MATTERS BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.22 741
9 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.21 721
10 HOME TOWN REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:01 PM 60 0.20 1,535
11 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:19 AM 101 0.20 567
12 DIRTY JOBS DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 61 0.19 841
13 ALEX VS AMERICA FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.18 662
14 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.17 550
15 GUYS CHANCE OF A LIFETIME FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.17 726
16 DEXTER: NEW BLOOD S1 SHOWTIME PRIME 9:03 PM 56 0.16 814
17 SMILING FRIENDS ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 15 0.16 310
18 GIRL MEETS FARM FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 30 0.16 1,014
19 SMILING FRIENDS ADULT SWIM 12:15 AM 15 0.14 300
20 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.14 436
21 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.14 1,626
22 POWER BOOK II: GHOST STARZ PRIMARY 8:02 PM 59 0.14 555
23 SIMPLY GIADA FOOD NETWORK 11:30 AM 30 0.14 874
24 DELICIOUS MISS BROWN FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.13 776
25 AMERICAN MONSTER INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.13 704
26 SMILING FRIENDS ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 15 0.13 253
27 SMILING FRIENDS ADULT SWIM 12:45 AM 15 0.13 228
28 SUNDAY MORNING FUTURES FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.13 1,812
29 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM L ESPN 8:00 PM 30 0.12 443
30 SMILING FRIENDS ADULT SWIM 1:30 AM 15 0.12 217
31 SMILING FRIENDS ADULT SWIM 1:15 AM 15 0.12 211
32 SMILING FRIENDS ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 15 0.12 207
33 PGA TOUR: SENTRY TOURNAMENT OF CHPS GOLF CHANNEL 5:58 PM 126 0.11 714
34 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.11 368
35 RELENTLESS: MISSING IN MO INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.11 595
36 NFL GAMEDAY MORNING: N/A NFL NETWORK 9:00 AM 240 0.10 363
37 RIGHTEOUS GEMSTONES, THE HBO PRIME 10:08 PM 50 0.09 291
38 NEXT REVOLUTION, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.09 1,371
39 BTK: CONFESSIONS SRL KLLR A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 63 0.09 334
40 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.09 1,317
41 CLAWS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:00 PM 60 0.09 400
42 WMNS COLL BKBL REG SSN  L: KENTUCKY/SOUTH CAROLINA ESPN 1:00 PM 120 0.09 294
43 LIFE, LIBERTY AND LEVIN FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.08 1,707
44 EUPHORIA HBO PRIME 9:02 PM 61 0.08 254
45 NFL GAMEDAY LIVE: N/A NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 210 0.08 274
46 YELLOWJACKETS S1 SHOWTIME PRIME 10:00 PM 57 0.08 419
47 NBA PREGAME SHOW NBA-TV 8:00 PM 34 0.08 293
48 80S: TOP TEN SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.07 282
49 NFL GAMEDAY HIGHLIGHTS NFL NETWORK 7:30 PM 60 0.07 379
50 MOVIE- ACQUIRED PREM: TRAPPED BY MY SUGAR DADDY LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.07 473
51 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.07 1,001
52 BTK: CONFESSIONS SRL KLLR A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 61 0.07 321
53 U.S. OLYMPIC TRIALS USA NETWORK 5:00 PM 60 0.07 295
54 NBA POSTGAME SHOW NBA-TV 10:44 PM 85 0.07 264
55 HMM ORIGINAL MOVIE: NORTH TO HOME HALLMARK MOVIES & MYSTERIES 9:00 PM 120 0.07 1,003
56 HIGHWAY THRU HELL THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.06 416
57 PARA CAUGHT CAM REPACK TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.06 370
58 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.06 1,020
59 BTK: CONFESSIONS SRL KLLR A&E NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.06 235
60 MEDIA BUZZ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.06 1,347
61 80S: TOP TEN SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.06 257
62 COUNTING CARS HISTORY 10:05 PM 58 0.06 253
63 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.06 445
64 BTK: CONFESSIONS SRL KLLR A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.06 257
65 RIGHTEOUS GEMSTONES, THE HBO PRIME 10:59 PM 33 0.06 190
66 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.05 694
67 CNN SPECIAL REPORT CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.05 706
68 NFL GAMEDAY FINAL NFL NETWORK 12:23 AM 60 0.05 218
69 B1G MENS BASKETBALL L: WISCONSIN / MARYLAND BIG TEN NETWORK 7:38 PM 128 0.05 298
70 STATE OF THE UNION CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.05 545
71 B1G MENS BASKETBALL L: MINNESOTA / INDIANA BIG TEN NETWORK 12:00 PM 120 0.05 242
72 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.05 777
73 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.05 627
74 RELIABLE SOURCES CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.05 772
75 THIS CAME OUT OF ME DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:01 PM 62 0.05 297
76 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM L ESPN 7:00 PM 60 0.05 170
77 BTK: CONFESSIONS SRL KLLR A&E NETWORK 11:04 PM 59 0.05 173
78 SUNDAY NIGHT IN AMERICA. FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.05 1,208
79 SNAPPED OXYGEN MEDIA 6:00 PM 60 0.05 315
80 REAL MURDERS OF OC, THE OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.04 274
81 REAL MURDERS OF OC, THE OXYGEN MEDIA 7:00 PM 60 0.04 309
82 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.04 618
83 BTK: CONFESSIONS SRL KLLR A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 60 0.04 160
84 BIG SUNDAY SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.04 739
85 FANTASY FOOTBALL NOW    L: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 180 0.04 124
86 MAGNOLIA TABLE J. GAINES MAGNOLIA NETWORK 1:00 PM 30 0.04 358
87 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.04 440
88 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 10:30 PM 109 0.04 144
89 FOX NEWS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.04 760
90 MAGNOLIA TABLE J. GAINES MAGNOLIA NETWORK 1:30 PM 30 0.04 374
91 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.04 733
92 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.04 517
93 NBA GAMETIME LIVE NBA-TV 12:09 AM 42 0.04 114
94 NFL GAMEDAY LIVE: N/A NFL NETWORK 4:30 PM 180 0.04 236
95 CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVE  L: COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF ESPN 8:30 PM 120 0.04 149
96 FAREED ZAKARIA: GPS CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.04 796
97 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.04 390
98 WMNS COLL GYMNASTICS L: ALABAMA/OKLAHOMA ESPN 3:00 PM 120 0.04 148
99 PARAMOUNT NETWORK MOVIE: FUGITIVE, THE PARAMOUNT 11:00 PM 180 0.04 304
100 ZOE BAKES MAGNOLIA NETWORK 2:30 PM 30 0.04 226
101 VENGEANCE: KILLER NWLYWDS HLN 9:00 PM 60 0.04 318
102 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.04 345
103 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 1:00 AM 60 0.04 284
104 COUNTING CARS HISTORY 12:03 AM 60 0.04 154
105 ZOE BAKES MAGNOLIA NETWORK 2:00 PM 30 0.04 274
106 MOUNTAIN MONSTERS TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.04 340
107 BTK: CONFESSIONS SRL KLLR A&E NETWORK 1:03 AM 61 0.04 127
108 MYSTERIES OF ABANDONED DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:03 PM 61 0.04 280
109 B1G MENS BASKETBALL L: NORTHWESTERN / OHIO STATE BIG TEN NETWORK 5:30 PM 128 0.03 190
110 VENGEANCE: KILLER NWLYWDS HLN 10:00 PM 60 0.03 315
111 80S COMEDY: THREE AMIGOS BBC-AMERICA 11:00 AM 150 0.03 132
112 COUNTING CARS HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.03 277
113 FAMILY DINNER A. ZIMMERN MAGNOLIA NETWORK 8:00 PM 30 0.03 207
114 AMERICA?S WEEKEND HQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.03 198
115 80S COMEDY: OVERBOARD BBC-AMERICA 3:30 PM 165 0.03 197
116 DAILY WAGER   L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.03 76
117 MOUNTAIN MONSTERS:BY FIRE TRAVEL CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.03 203
118 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.03 404
119 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 254
120 CARTEL CRIMINAL DISCOVERY EN ESPANOL 8:00 PM 60 0.03 93
121 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.03 204
122 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.03 247
123 LIGUE 1 – L: NANTES VS. AS MONACO BEIN SPORT 5:30 PM 120 0.03 38
124 FAMILY DINNER A. ZIMMERN MAGNOLIA NETWORK 8:30 PM 30 0.03 205
125 PAID PROGRAM SYFY 6:00 AM 30 0.03 98
126 FRIENDS SPEAK: 305: SCOTT PETERSON REELZCHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.03 135
127 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.03 433
128 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.03 251
129 POLITICS NATION MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.02 347
130 GOLF CENTRAL PREGAME GOLF CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.02 106
131 GOLF CENTRAL-POST GOLF CHANNEL 8:04 PM 61 0.02 143
132 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.02 399
133 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.02 216
134 ICE AIRPORT ALASKA SMITHSONIAN 8:00 PM 60 0.02 106
135 AMERICA?S WEEKEND HQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.02 258
136 AMERICA?S WEEKEND HQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.02 210
137 JUGADA, LA LF SUN TUDN 12:00 AM 45 0.02 34
138 PAID PROGRAM SYFY 6:30 AM 30 0.02 72
139 ALEX WITT REPORTS: N/A MSNBC 12:00 PM 180 0.02 359
140 LAST NIGHT (2011) HBO PRIME 6:00 AM 53 0.02 75
141 SUNDAY SHOW W/J. CAPEHART: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.02 466
142 PAID PROGRAM SYFY 7:30 AM 30 0.02 54
143 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.02 332
144 JUGADA, LA LF SUN B TUDN 12:45 AM 15 0.02 44
145 PAID PROGRAM SYFY 7:00 AM 30 0.02 68
146 B1G WRESTLING L: PURDUE / IOWA BIG TEN NETWORK 3:00 PM 120 0.02 94
147 YASMIN VOSSOUGHIAN REPRTS: N/A MSNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.02 318
148 FUTBOL PICANTE      L ESPN DEPORTES 9:00 PM 60 0.02 42
149 DANGER FORCE NICKTOONS 8:00 AM 30 0.02 46
150 MEHDI HASAN SHOW MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.02 291

 

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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.