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December 28, 2022

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Sunday 12.25.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS:  Aside from sports, Christmas Night was a festival of reruns.

ABC:  The broadcaster aired 3 of the holiday’s 5 games at 1.49/1.07/0.52.

NBC:  SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL was at 4.20, up 0.27 from last week’s game.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN aired all of the NBA quintuple-header at 0.48/0.46/0.42/0.41/0.29.  Nickelodeon aired an afternoon simulcast NFL game at 0.32.  TLC’s 90 DAY FIANCE special was at 0.10.  The series finale of Starz’s DANGEROUS LIAISONS (the network reversed its initial Season 2 renewal) was at 0,02.  On Showtime, GEORGE & TAMMY ticked down to 0.01 (we don’t have THE L WORD: GENERATION Q.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Sunday December 25, 2022 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 24 HOURS OF A XMAS STORY: CHRISTMAS STORY, A TBS NETWORK 10:00 AM 120 0.61 1,730
2 24 HOURS OF A XMAS STORY: CHRISTMAS STORY, A TBS NETWORK 12:00 PM 120 0.49 1,495
3 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L ESPN 5:13 PM 51 0.48 1,278
4 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: PHILADELPHIA/NEW YORK ESPN 12:00 PM 151 0.46 1,211
5 24 HOURS OF A XMAS STORY: CHRISTMAS STORY, A TBS NETWORK 8:00 AM 120 0.45 1,375
6 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: LA LAKERS/DALLAS ESPN 2:31 PM 162 0.42 1,076
7 24HRS OF A CHRISTMS STORY: CHRISTMAS STORY, A TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 11:00 AM 120 0.42 1,447
8 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: MEMPHIS/GOLDEN STATE ESPN 8:00 PM 161 0.41 1,213
9 24HRS OF A CHRISTMS STORY: CHRISTMAS STORY, A TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:00 AM 120 0.37 1,158
10 24 HOURS OF A XMAS STORY: CHRISTMAS STORY, A TBS NETWORK 2:00 PM 120 0.36 1,086
11 NBA PRE-GAME    L ESPN 11:00 AM 60 0.33 972
12 NICK NFL SINGLE-SU-XMAS: DENVER AT LA RAMS NICKELODEON 4:36 PM 177 0.32 906
13 24 HOURS OF A XMAS STORY: CHRISTMAS STORY, A TBS NETWORK 4:00 PM 120 0.32 1,024
14 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: PHOENIX/DENVER ESPN 10:41 PM 184 0.29 769
15 24HRS OF A CHRISTMS STORY: CHRISTMAS STORY, A TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 1:00 PM 120 0.29 997
16 DISNEY PARKS MAGICAL CHRI: N/A FREEFORM 12:00 PM 120 0.28 924
17 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 10:00 AM 60 0.28 897
18 24 HOURS OF A XMAS STORY: CHRISTMAS STORY, A TBS NETWORK 6:00 PM 120 0.26 922
19 SANTA CLAUS/COMING TO TWN FREEFORM 9:30 AM 60 0.24 836
20 24HRS OF A CHRISTMS STORY: CHRISTMAS STORY, A TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:00 AM 120 0.22 646
21 24HRS OF A CHRISTMS STORY: CHRISTMAS STORY, A TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 5:00 PM 120 0.22 695
22 24HRS OF A CHRISTMS STORY: CHRISTMAS STORY, A TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 3:00 PM 120 0.22 743
23 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 1:45 AM 65 0.21 536
24 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.20 716
25 24 HOURS OF A XMAS STORY: CHRISTMAS STORY, A TBS NETWORK 6:00 AM 120 0.19 622
26 NFL GAMEDAY MORNING NFL NETWORK 12:00 PM 60 0.19 692
27 24HRS OF A CHRISTMS STORY: CHRISTMAS STORY, A TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:00 PM 120 0.18 689
28 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.17 575
29 COMEDY CENTRAL STAND-UP COMEDY CENTRAL 9:00 PM 60 0.14 813
30 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.13 422
31 THAT GIRL LAY LAY NICKELODEON 7:39 PM 21 0.11 258
32 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.10 1,341
33 90 DAY: HEA: PT JOURNEY: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.10 534
34 COMEDY CENTRAL STAND-UP COMEDY CENTRAL 4:00 PM 60 0.10 492
35 SUNDAY MORNING FUTURES FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.10 1,219
36 24HRS OF A CHRISTMS STORY TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 6:00 AM 60 0.10 335
37 CUSTOMER WARS A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 28 0.10 494
38 COMEDY CENTRAL STAND-UP COMEDY CENTRAL 5:00 PM 60 0.10 493
39 COMEDY CENTRAL STAND-UP COMEDY CENTRAL 8:00 PM 60 0.09 582
40 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.09 1,299
41 NFL GENERATIONS NFL NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.09 362
42 COMEDY CENTRAL STAND-UP COMEDY CENTRAL 6:00 PM 60 0.08 412
43 COMEDY CENTRAL STAND-UP COMEDY CENTRAL 7:00 PM 60 0.08 573
44 LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 4:00 PM 30 0.07 280
45 DR. PIMPLE POPPER: SUPERS TLC 10:00 PM 90 0.07 623
46 BET MOVIE OF THE WEEK: PREACHERS WIFE, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 2:30 PM 180 0.07 331
47 MEDIA BUZZ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.07 955
48 COMEDY CENTRAL STAND-UP COMEDY CENTRAL 2:00 PM 60 0.07 385
49 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN2 12:00 AM 60 0.07 184
50 YELLOWSTONE ONE-FIFTY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.06 642
51 COMEDY CENTRAL STAND-UP COMEDY CENTRAL 3:00 PM 60 0.06 385
52 INSIDE POLITICS SPECIAL CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.06 479
53 CNN NEWSROOM SPCL CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.06 288
54 HOME TOWN REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.06 743
55 CUSTOMER WARS A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 28 0.06 284
56 CNN NEWSROOM SPCL CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.06 415
57 CNN NEWSROOM SPCL CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.05 336
58 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.05 558
59 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.05 803
60 CNN THIS MORNING WKND SPC CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 358
61 CNN NEWSROOM SPCL CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.05 646
62 TOP GUN: TOP GUN NICK-AT-NITE 8:06 PM 144 0.05 166
63 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN2 11:05 PM 55 0.05 128
64 SHOCK DOC: WARRENS REPACK: JQQI-1R1R01H TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.05 213
65 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.05 779
66 CNN THIS MORNING WKND SPC CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 337
67 FULL GAME BROADCAST: 2022 WK 16 PHI VS. DAL NFL NETWORK 7:00 AM 180 0.04 206
68 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: PHILADELPHIA/NEW YORK KNICKS ESPN2 12:00 PM 150 0.04 114
69 MSNBC REPORTS- LIVE: N/A MSNBC 2:00 PM 120 0.04 405
70 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: SMU/HAWAII ESPN2 8:50 PM 135 0.04 155
71 TOY STORY THAT TIME FORGO DISNEY JUNIOR 12:00 PM 25 0.04 123
72 AKC PREMIER CUP: AKC AGILITY DOGS INVITATIONAL ESPN2 2:30 PM 120 0.04 153
73 TOY STORY THAT TIME FORGO DISNEY JUNIOR 6:00 PM 25 0.04 153
74 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN2 6:30 PM 115 0.04 142
75 GREAT CHRISTMAS DEBATE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.03 299
76 MICKEY SAVES CHRISTMAS DISNEY JUNIOR 11:30 AM 25 0.03 129
77 FIVE CHRISTMAS SPECIAL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.03 581
78 SUNDAY SHOW SPECIAL: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.03 358
79 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.03 642
80 SPORTSCENTER FEATURED ESPN2 8:25 PM 25 0.03 114
81 MICKEY SAVES CHRISTMAS DISNEY JUNIOR 4:15 PM 25 0.03 104
82 FOOD THAT BUILT AMERICA HISTORY 10:04 PM 117 0.03 278
83 VELSHI SPECIAL: N/A MSNBC 12:00 PM 120 0.03 533
84 MAGIC DISNEYS ANIMAL K FL NAT GEO WILD 10:02 PM 30 0.03 191
85 SANTA CLAUSES DISNEY CHANNEL 7:40 PM 40 0.03 275
86 PINEY: THE LONESOME PINE DISNEY JUNIOR 6:30 PM 25 0.03 81
87 MICKEY SAVES CHRISTMAS DISNEY JUNIOR 8:45 PM 25 0.03 156
88 FOOD THAT BUILT AMERICA: 2 BEST SERVED COLD HISTORY 8:00 PM 120 0.03 273
89 NASCAR PRESENTS FOX SPORTS 1 8:00 PM 60 0.03 93
90 FOX NEWS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.03 456
91 NFL GAMEDAY FINAL NFL NETWORK 11:54 PM 60 0.03 129
92 FOOD THAT BUILT AMERICA HISTORY 12:03 AM 117 0.03 156
93 GOOD LUCK JESSIE: NYC CHR DISNEY CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.03 132
94 QUIEN DA MAS TEXAS S6 UNIVERSO 7:30 PM 30 0.02 41
95 NFL GAMEDAY HIGHLIGHTS NFL NETWORK 7:30 PM 60 0.02 142
96 WEST POINT HOLIDAY SPCL FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.02 452
97 SANTA CLAUSES DISNEY CHANNEL 7:00 PM 40 0.02 247
98 SPOOKLEY SQUARE P & CHRIS DISNEY JUNIOR 9:10 PM 45 0.02 131
99 NEWSNATION PRIME NEWSNATION 7:00 PM 60 0.02 142
100 NEWSNATION PRIME NEWSNATION 8:00 PM 60 0.02 112
101 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.02 489
102 REINDEER IN HERE NICKTOONS 12:00 PM 60 0.02 62
103 LIFE OF JESUS, THE FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.02 92
104 VELSHI SPECIAL MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.02 327
105 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.02 253
106 MOTORHEAD GARAGE TV MOTOR TREND 8:30 AM 30 0.02 127
107 INCREDIBLE DR POL SNAPS NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 62 0.02 233
108 FOX NATION: PATRIOT AWDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.02 306
109 FOX NATION: PATRIOT AWDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.02 401
110 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.02 290
111 COLL FTBL BOWL GAME: MIDDLE TENNESSEE/SAN DIEGO ST ESPNU 10:30 AM 180 0.02 94
112 2022: HEADLINES MSNBC 7:00 AM 60 0.02 325
113 GREAT CHRISTMAS DEBATE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.02 403
114 GREAT CHRISTMAS DEBATE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 AM 60 0.02 221
115 SUNDAY MORNING FUTURES FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.02 332
116 DANGEROUS LIAISONS STARZ PRIMARY 8:01 PM 61 0.02 39
117 MICKEY SAVES CHRISTMAS DISNEY CHANNEL 7:00 AM 30 0.02 74
118 SHORTSMAS WITH BIG CITY G DISNEY CHANNEL 11:30 PM 30 0.02 125
119 CNN/CNN THIS MORN WKND SP HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.02 171
120 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.02 436
121 DUCK THE HALLS: MICKEY MO DISNEY XD 5:30 PM 30 0.02 60
122 SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL PRE UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 20 0.02 33
123 HOT 20 COUNTDOWN: 510 CMT 8:00 AM 180 0.01 98
124 SYMONE MSNBC 8:00 AM 60 0.01 302
125 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.01 262
126 NFL GAMEDAY HIGHLIGHTS NFL NETWORK 4:02 PM 58 0.01 134
127 AMERICA?S WEEKEND HQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.01 227
128 YELLOWSTONE ONE-FIFTY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 AM 60 0.01 302
129 QUIEN DA MAS TEXAS S6 UNIVERSO 7:00 PM 30 0.01 24
130 AMERICA?S WEEKEND HQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.01 227
131 CNN/CNN THIS MORN WKND SP HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.01 189
132 WEEKEND RECHARGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.01 239
133 AMERICA?S WEEKEND HQ THE WEATHER CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.01 174
134 LOUD HOUSE CHRISTMAS, A TEENNICK 2:30 PM 90 0.01 40
135 NEWSNATION PRIME NEWSNATION 9:00 PM 60 0.01 63
136 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: LA LAKERS/DALLAS ESPN DEPORTES 2:30 PM 160 0.01 24
137 DUCK THE HALLS: MICKEY MO DISNEY CHANNEL 6:30 AM 30 0.01 67
138 REPUBLICA DEPORTIVA SUN TUDN 3:00 PM 60 0.01 27
139 GREAT NICKMAS TREE SLIMIN NICKTOONS 5:30 PM 60 0.01 40
140 TOP GUN: TOP GUN NICK-AT-NITE 11:00 PM 150 0.01 28
141 NBA GAMETIME LIVE NBA-TV 1:00 AM 37 0.01 21
142 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: IONA/PEPPERDINE ESPNU 4:00 PM 120 0.01 33
143 NFL ON FOXD: GREEN BAY VS MIAMI FOX DEPORTES 12:56 PM 193 0.01 21
144 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO L TUDN 8:00 PM 60 0.01 37
145 GEORGE & TAMMY SHOWTIME PRIME 9:04 PM 50 0.01 210
146 JUSTICE FOR ALL-PEREZ JUSTICE CENTRAL 1:30 PM 30 0.01 28
147 WILD MEMORIES TV SPORTSMAN CHANNEL 10:00 AM 30 0.01 47
148 EN DIALOGO CON LONGOBARDI CNN EN ESPANOL 8:00 PM 60 0.01 47
149 CNN DINERO CNN EN ESPANOL 5:00 PM 60 0.01 23
150 SPORTSCENTER EVENING  L ESPN DEPORTES 7:42 PM 18 0.01 22

 

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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."