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December 20, 2022

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Sunday 12.18.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  The year’s run of THE SOUND OF MUSIC was at 0.36, down just a tick from last year’s airing.

CBS:  Compared to 2 weeks ago, 60 MINUTES was down 0.12 to 1.28.  The original movie WHEN CHRISTMAS WAS YOUNG was at 0.35, followed by an EAST NEW YORK rerun at 0.24.

NBC:  SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL was at 3.93, down 0.39 from last week’s game.

FOX: Reruns at 0.34/0,30/0.24/0.26/0.24.

CW:  CORONER was at 0.05/0.04 compared to last week’s 0.03.

TELEMUNDO:  A movie was at 0.31, and EXATLON was up 0.03 to 0.21.

UNIVISION:  A movie was at 0.20, and DE NOCHE PERO was up 0.03 to 0.22.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  After YELLOWSTONE slipped 0.04 to 1.32 (CMT simulcast down 0.03 to 0.29), Paramount again used the lead-out slot as promo time, this week for the premiere episode of Paramount+’s 1923, which at 0.55 (CMT at 0.13) was similar to the simulcast of TULSA KING (0.51/0.07).  Hallmark’s original movie HANUKKAH ON RYE was at 0.20.  On Showtime, GEORGE & TAMMY held at 0.02, ZIWE was at 0.01, and THE L WORD: GENERATION Q, relocated to 10PM, was at 0.01.  We don’t have Starz ratings.

On TLC, SISTER WIVES ticked up to 0.39, and 90 DAY FIANCE was down 0.03 to 0.33 (post-show steady at 0.17).  On Bravo, REAL HOUSEWIVES OF THE POTOMAC gained 0.03 to 0.29, and FAMILY KARMA was up 0.07 to 0.16.  On Food Network, CHRISTMAS COOKIE CHALLENGE was at 0.13/0.12 compared to last week’s 0.15.  On Discovery, DIRTY JOBS fell 0.06 to 0.12.  On HGTV, HOME TOWN lost 0.03 to 0.08.  On A&E, THE FIRST 48 was at 0.08.  On ID, ON THE CASE dropped 0.04 to 0.07, and AMERICAN MONSTER ticked down to 0.07. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Sunday December 18, 2022 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 YELLOWSTONE PARAMOUNT 8:00 PM 80 1.32 7,724
2 FIFA WORLD CUP TODAY L FOX SPORTS 1 1:02 PM 88 0.96 2,726
3 1923 PARAMOUNT 9:20 PM 75 0.55 4,123
4 SISTER WIVES TLC 10:02 PM 60 0.39 1,922
5 90 DAY FIANCE: HAPPILY EV: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 122 0.33 1,641
6 NFL COUNTDOWN           L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 180 0.31 1,044
7 YELLOWSTONE CMT 8:00 PM 80 0.29 1,002
8 REAL HOUSEWIVES POTOMAC BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.29 903
9 FIFA WORLD CUP FIN FOX L FOX SPORTS 1 12:04 PM 58 0.25 614
10 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.25 740
11 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.20 627
12 NFL GAMEDAY MORNING: N/A NFL NETWORK 9:00 AM 240 0.20 652
13 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 90 0.20 560
14 HALL ORIGINAL MOVIE 2: HANUKKAH ON RYE HALLMARK CHANNEL 8:00 PM 121 0.20 1,595
15 90 DAY HEA: PILLOW TALK TLC 11:02 PM 58 0.17 922
16 FAMILY KARMA BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.16 473
17 NFL GAMEDAY LIVE: N/A NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 210 0.13 489
18 CHRISTMAS COOKIE CHLG FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.13 927
19 1923 CMT 9:20 PM 75 0.13 559
20 CHRISTMAS COOKIE CHLG FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.12 934
21 DIRTY JOBS DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.12 813
22 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.11 1,599
23 FIFA-MUN-22-64-TEL-UNVSO: ARGENTINA VS FRANCIA UNIVERSO 9:31 AM 216 0.11 291
24 NFL GAMEDAY HIGHLIGHTS NFL NETWORK 7:30 PM 60 0.10 502
25 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 347
26 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 58 0.09 284
27 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.09 301
28 NFL GAMEDAY LIVE: N/A NFL NETWORK 4:30 PM 180 0.09 391
29 HOME TOWN HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 61 0.08 1,188
30 COPA-HOME 12/18-TEL-UNVSO UNIVERSO 1:07 PM 54 0.08 208
31 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:00 PM 60 0.08 302
32 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 58 0.08 346
33 SUNDAY MORNING FUTURES FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.08 1,553
34 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.08 1,343
35 NHL REGULAR SEASON      L: NY RANGERS/CHICAGO ESPN 7:37 PM 144 0.08 281
36 BIG SUNDAY SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.07 896
37 HOME TOWN REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:01 PM 60 0.07 840
38 MARY MAKES IT EASY FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 30 0.07 633
39 WMNS COLL BKBL REG SSN  L: FLORIDA STATE/UCONN ESPN 1:00 PM 127 0.07 300
40 ON THE CASE WITH PZ INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.07 450
41 FANTASY FOOTBALL NOW    L: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 180 0.07 170
42 AMERICAN MONSTER INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.07 466
43 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.06 922
44 SUNDAY NIGHT IN AMERICA. FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.06 1,177
45 MOVIE: MARY POPPINS RETURNS 2018 DISNEY CHANNEL 7:00 PM 135 0.06 269
46 NFL GAMEDAY FINAL NFL NETWORK 11:36 PM 60 0.06 213
47 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.06 656
48 MEDIA BUZZ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.06 1,138
49 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN 5:30 PM 37 0.06 193
50 AMERICAS DAY AT RACES L: 687 FOX SPORTS 1 2:30 PM 120 0.05 181
51 MICKEY SAVES CHRISTMAS DISNEY JUNIOR 11:35 AM 25 0.05 195
52 AMERICAN PICKERS HISTORY 10:05 PM 58 0.05 393
53 LIFE, LIBERTY AND LEVIN FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.05 1,293
54 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.05 846
55 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.05 439
56 PREP & LANDING: NAUGHTY V DISNEY JUNIOR 11:10 AM 25 0.05 177
57 THIS IS LIFE CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.05 324
58 PGA TOUR GOLF CHANNEL 12:30 PM 55 0.05 311
59 FAREED ZAKARIA: GPS CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.05 584
60 STATE OF THE UNION CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.05 533
61 MOVIE- ACQUIRED HOL PREM: WRAPPED UP IN LOVE LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.04 421
62 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.04 376
63 AMERICAN PICKERS HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.04 408
64 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.04 357
65 MERRY MADAGASCAR NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.04 143
66 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.04 816
67 NEXT REVOLUTION, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.04 966
68 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.04 529
69 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: STANFORD/TEXAS ESPN2 1:00 PM 126 0.04 138
70 SLEEPING WITH DEATH OXYGEN MEDIA 7:00 PM 90 0.04 285
71 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.04 416
72 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.04 520
73 SNAPPED OXYGEN MEDIA 6:00 PM 60 0.04 231
74 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.04 703
75 MADAGASCAR PENGUIN XMAS NICKELODEON 7:30 PM 15 0.04 136
76 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN2 10:00 PM 118 0.04 101
77 SHOCK DOC:ROBERT DOLL RPK: MHOR-1R1R01H TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.04 217
78 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.04 418
79 REAL LIFE NIGHTMARE HLN 10:00 PM 60 0.04 221
80 PINEY: THE LONESOME PINE DISNEY JUNIOR 12:00 PM 25 0.04 160
81 SUNDAY SHOW W/J. CAPEHART: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.04 460
82 CNN/CNN THIS MORNING WKND HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 139
83 LIFE OF JESUS, THE PART 1 FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.04 822
84 THIS IS LIFE CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.04 315
85 COLL BKBL SCOREBOARD  L ESPN 3:07 PM 24 0.03 120
86 FOX NEWS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.03 645
87 CNN THIS MORNING WEEKEND CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 334
88 RVING IN THE USA MOTOR TREND 9:00 AM 30 0.03 159
89 FIFA WORLD CUP HIGHLIGHTS FOX SPORTS 1 12:16 AM 30 0.03 79
90 MOTORHEAD GARAGE TV MOTOR TREND 8:30 AM 30 0.03 152
91 LIFE OF JESUS, THE PART 1 FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 AM 60 0.03 330
92 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.03 533
93 FIFA WORLD CUP TONIGHT D FOX SPORTS 1 8:46 PM 60 0.03 95
94 POLITICS NATION MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.03 398
95 SHERRI PAPINI:LIES, LIES OXYGEN MEDIA 8:30 PM 90 0.03 227
96 DAILY WAGER   L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.03 60
97 ALEX WITT REPORTS: N/A MSNBC 12:00 PM 120 0.03 390
98 SYMONE MSNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.03 323
99 DEB-MUN 12/18-TEL-UNVSO UNIVERSO 2:01 PM 68 0.03 63
100 SHERRI PAPINI:LIES, LIES OXYGEN MEDIA 8:30 AM 90 0.03 229
101 CNN THIS MORNING WEEKEND CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 352
102 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.02 178
103 ESPN FC   L ESPN2 8:00 AM 60 0.02 46
104 TRUCK U MOTOR TREND 10:30 AM 30 0.02 146
105 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.02 217
106 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.02 156
107 COLL BKBL SCOREBOARD  L ESPN2 3:06 PM 24 0.02 64
108 ESPN FC ESPN 10:01 PM 59 0.02 77
109 REAL LIFE NIGHTMARE HLN 9:00 PM 60 0.02 179
110 GACPM: BRUSH WITH CHRISTMAS, A GREAT AMERICAN FAMILY 8:00 PM 120 0.02 279
111 AMERICA?S WEEKEND HQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.02 177
112 AMERCAN VOICES W/MENENDEZ: N/A MSNBC 6:00 PM 120 0.02 410
113 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.02 189
114 UP PREMIERE MOVIE: ECLECTIC CHRISTMAS, AN UP 7:00 PM 120 0.02 264
115 KATIE PHANG SHOW MSNBC 7:00 AM 60 0.02 290
116 WMNS COLL BKBL REG SSN  L ESPN2 7:33 PM 111 0.02 94
117 YASMIN VOSSOUGHIAN REPRTS: N/A MSNBC 2:00 PM 120 0.02 342
118 CNN/CNN THIS MORNING WKND HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.02 90
119 UNEARTHED SCIENCE 10:00 PM 60 0.02 185
120 WMNS COLL BKBL REG SSN  L ESPN 3:31 PM 119 0.02 84
121 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO L TUDN 9:00 PM 60 0.02 49
122 VELSHI: N/A MSNBC 8:00 AM 120 0.02 467
123 COLL BSKTBL: MTN WEST L: IONA/NEW MEXICO FOX SPORTS 1 6:25 PM 141 0.02 58
124 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: NOTRE DAME/GEORGIA ESPN2 5:30 PM 123 0.02 93
125 WOM COLL BKBL: BIG EAST L FOX SPORTS 1 4:30 PM 115 0.02 52
126 AYMAN: N/A MSNBC 8:00 PM 120 0.02 424
127 GEORGE & TAMMY SHOWTIME PRIME 9:02 PM 48 0.02 264
128 AMERICAN PICKERS HISTORY 12:03 AM 59 0.02 200
129 REPUBLICA DE LA COPA SUN TUDN 3:00 PM 60 0.01 21
130 BET ORIGINAL MOVIE: HOLIDAY HIDEAWAY BET HER 12:30 PM 180 0.01 72
131 AMERICA?S WEEKEND HQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.01 132
132 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO TUDN 12:00 AM 60 0.01 26
133 WMNS COLL BKBL REG SSN  L: USC/TEXAS ESPN2 3:30 PM 120 0.01 41
134 DROP ZONE TV OUTDOOR CHANNEL 11:00 AM 30 0.01 24
135 VICE SPECIAL: THE NINE LIVES OF VINCE MCMAHON VICE 12:00 AM 120 0.01 43
136 ZIWE S2 SHOWTIME PRIME 11:00 PM 24 0.01 20
137 QUIEN DA MAS TEXAS S6 UNIVERSO 7:30 PM 25 0.01 15
138 AMERICA?S WEEKEND HQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.01 79
139 COPA-HOME 12/18-UNVSO-R UNIVERSO 6:19 PM 54 0.01 39
140 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.01 130
141 MLB TONIGHT MLB NETWORK 12:00 PM 60 0.01 13
142 MAJOR LEAGUE FISHING CUPS: SUMMIT CUP SUDDEN DEATH ROUND 2 OUTDOOR CHANNEL 4:00 PM 120 0.01 40
143 DUCK THE HALLS: MICKEY MO DISNEY XD 12:00 PM 30 0.01 26
144 NBA GAMETIME LIVE: NBA GAMETIME LIVE NBA-TV 8:00 PM 120 0.01 31
145 FIFA-MU-22-64-TEL-UNVSO-R: ARGENTINA VS FRANCIA 12/18 R UNIVERSO 3:09 PM 190 0.01 37
146 L WORD, THE: GEN Q S3 SHOWTIME PRIME 10:02 PM 47 0.01 59
147 AHORA O NUNCA   L ESPN DEPORTES 4:00 PM 60 0.01 22
148 CRONOMETRO              L ESPN DEPORTES 3:00 PM 60 0.01 31
149 DEPORTES CNN CNN EN ESPANOL 8:00 PM 60 0.01 19
150 COLL BKBL SCOREBOARD  L ESPN2 9:24 PM 36 0.01 45

 

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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.