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April 5, 2022

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Sunday 4.3.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  Returning from Oscar break, AMERICA’S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS jumped 0.18 to 0.49, and AMERICAN IDOL held at 0.65, while THE ROOKIE (back after 2 weeks) was down 0.03 to 0.35.

CBS:  After 60 MINUTES was at 0.53, the GRAMMY AWARDS segmented its ratings between 8-10:54PM at 2.24 and the remaining portion at 1.97, which compared to 2.28 for the full telecast last year.

NBC:  Following a rerun AMERICAN SONG CONTEST at 0.18, THE WEAKEST LINK gained 0.03 to 0.20, and TRANSPLANT was steady at 0.15.

FOX:  Reruns at 0.30/0.24/0.28/0.19/0.21/0.22.

CW:  RIVERDALE fell 0.03 to 0.03, and a WORLD’S FUNNIEST ANIMALS rerun was at 0.03.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS: AMC’s THE WALKING DEAD dipped 0.03 to 0.37, with TALKING DEAD up a tick to 0.16.  Adult Swim’s ROBOT CHICKEN was at 0.16, up 0.05 from last week.  Hallmark’s WHEN CALLS THE HEART lost 0.02 to 0.12.  On HBO, LAST WEEK TONIGHT rose 0.04 to 0.11, WINNING TIME was steady at 0.07, and GAME THEORY ticked up to 0.02.  On Starz, OUTLANDER held at 0.04, and SHINING VALE ticked down to 0.02/131K.  On Showtime, BILLIONS ticked down to 0.03, THE CIRCUS ticked up to 0.02/156K, and SUPER PUMPED remained at 0.01/148K.  BBCAmerica’s KILLING EVE held at 0.02/273K.

ESPN’s coverage of the WOMENS NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP led cable at 0.91.  On TLC, 90 DAY FIANCE was at 0.55/0.54 compared to last week’s 0.47 (after-show steady at 0.14), and UNEXPECTED was up 0.03 to 0.20.  On Food Network, TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS held at 0.23.  HGTV’s HOME TOWN gained 0.03 to 0.22.  Discovery’s NAKED & AFRAID slipped 0.02 to 0.20.  E!’s Grammys RED CARPET coverage was at 0.19.  USA’s PREMIER LEAGUE matches were at 0.18/0.13.  Paramount’s BAR RESCUE ticked up to 0.15.  On ID, EVIL LIVES HERE fell 0.06 to 0.14, and ON THE CASE was down 0.03 to 0.12.  Bravo’s KANDI & THE GANG dropped 0.03 to 0.09.  On History, ADAM EATS THE 80S was at 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 April 3, 2022 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 WMNS NCAA BKBL CHAMP L: UCONN/SOUTH CAROLINA ESPN 8:00 PM 140 0.91 4,465
2 90 DAY FIANCE BT90D: TELL TLC 9:02 PM 61 0.55 2,324
3 90 DAY FIANCE: BEFORE 90 TLC 8:00 PM 62 0.54 2,129
4 WALKING DEAD AMC 9:00 PM 66 0.37 1,673
5 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L: N/A ESPN 10:20 PM 120 0.29 1,077
6 NCAA WBKBL CHAMP STUDIO L ESPN 7:00 PM 60 0.24 1,075
7 TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS: YLYA-306ZH FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.23 1,254
8 HOME TOWN HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 61 0.22 1,754
9 UNEXPECTED TLC 10:03 PM 61 0.20 892
10 NAKED AND AFRAID: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 122 0.20 1,090
11 LRC: 2022 GRAMMYS: N/A E! 6:00 PM 120 0.19 695
12 PREMIER LEAGUE L: NEWCASTLE/TOTTENHAM USA NETWORK 11:27 AM 131 0.18 573
13 HOME TOWN REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:01 PM 59 0.17 1,311
14 ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 15 0.16 278
15 TALKING DEAD AMC 10:06 PM 60 0.16 702
16 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 9:00 AM 60 0.15 454
17 BAR RESCUE PARAMOUNT 10:00 PM 58 0.15 538
18 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.15 1,465
19 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 11:00 AM 60 0.14 502
20 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.14 1,588
21 EVIL LIVES HERE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 61 0.14 949
22 90 DAY B90D: PILLOW TALK TLC 11:04 PM 56 0.14 826
23 PREMIER LEAGUE L: EVERTON/WEST HAM USA NETWORK 8:54 AM 137 0.13 420
24 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 10:00 AM 60 0.13 458
25 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.13 468
26 SUNDAY MORNING FUTURES FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.12 1,807
27 NHL REGULAR SEASON L: NY ISLANDERS/NEW JERSEY TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 4:16 PM 153 0.12 349
28 WHEN CALLS THE HEART HALLMARK CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.12 2,241
29 GIRL MEETS FARM FOOD NETWORK 11:00 AM 30 0.12 920
30 ON THE CASE WITH PZ INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:01 PM 61 0.12 824
31 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 8:00 AM 60 0.12 364
32 LIFE, LIBERTY AND LEVIN FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.11 2,022
33 FOOD THAT BUILT AMERICA HISTORY 9:00 PM 62 0.11 732
34 MEDIA BUZZ FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.11 1,576
35 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.11 1,244
36 LAST WEEK TONIGHT HBO PRIME 11:06 PM 35 0.11 477
37 FLIGHT ATTENDANT, THE TBS NETWORK 10:00 PM 58 0.11 596
38 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.10 1,005
39 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.10 390
40 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.10 1,424
41 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 58 0.10 566
42 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO USA NETWORK 11:11 AM 16 0.10 326
43 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.10 1,149
44 SUNDAY NIGHT IN AMERICA. FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.10 1,786
45 FOX NEWS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.09 1,224
46 NHL RS PREGAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 4:00 PM 16 0.09 356
47 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 58 0.09 347
48 KANDI AND THE GANG BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.09 383
49 FOX REPORT WITH JON SCOTT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.09 1,301
50 BIG SUNDAY SHOW, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.09 1,276
51 PGA TOUR GOLF CHANNEL 1:14 PM 41 0.09 708
52 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: MIAMI/TORONTO NBA-TV 7:02 PM 156 0.09 271
53 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.09 1,072
54 NEXT REVOLUTION, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.08 1,352
55 EXPEDITION BIGFOOT TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.08 662
56 FAREED ZAKARIA: GPS CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.08 705
57 LIGA MX SUN: TIGRES / TIJUANA TUDN 8:14 PM 120 0.08 211
58 FOX NEWS LIVE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.08 1,121
59 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.08 521
60 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.08 675
61 COLLEGE BASEBALL        L: TEXAS/OKLAHOMA ESPN 1:00 PM 243 0.07 289
62 WINNING TIME HBO PRIME 9:01 PM 59 0.07 330
63 NHL RS POSTGAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 6:49 PM 20 0.07 253
64 ADAM EATS THE 80S HISTORY 10:02 PM 31 0.07 427
65 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.07 621
66 FOX & FRIENDS SUNDAY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.07 693
67 NASCAR RACEDAY L FOX SPORTS 1 2:00 PM 71 0.07 491
68 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.07 749
69 NHRA D: LAS VEGAS FOX SPORTS 1 7:04 PM 180 0.07 422
70 LIGA MX L: LEON / QUERETARO TUDN 5:30 PM 164 0.07 173
71 FLIGHT ATTENDANT, THE TBS NETWORK 10:58 PM 51 0.07 389
72 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.07 658
73 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.07 667
74 FAREED ZAKARIA: GPS CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.07 848
75 COUNTDOWN: 2022 GRAMMYS: N/A E! 4:00 PM 120 0.06 281
76 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 252
77 PREMIER LEAGUE GOAL ZONE USA NETWORK 1:38 PM 52 0.06 181
78 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.06 770
79 SNAPPED OXYGEN MEDIA 6:00 PM 60 0.06 380
80 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.06 428
81 HMM ORIGINAL MOVIE: ALWAYS AMORE HALLMARK MOVIES & MYSTERIES 9:00 PM 120 0.06 1,073
82 FINAL MOMENTS OXYGEN MEDIA 7:00 PM 60 0.06 353
83 WMNS NCAA BKBL CHAMP L: UCONN/SOUTH CAROLINA ESPN2 8:00 PM 142 0.06 218
84 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.06 337
85 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.05 528
86 WHITNEY, A LOOK BACK BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 7:00 PM 60 0.05 224
87 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: NEW ORLEANS/LA CLIPPERS NBA-TV 9:38 PM 140 0.05 200
88 FINAL MOMENTS OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.05 326
89 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.05 454
90 STATE OF THE UNION CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.05 633
91 DRIVE CHIP & PUTT: NATIONAL FINALS GOLF CHANNEL 8:00 AM 314 0.05 260
92 WICKED TUNA NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.04 406
93 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.04 475
94 JOJO & GRAN GRAN NICK JR 10:00 AM 25 0.04 148
95 LIGA MX SUN: TOLUCA / PUEBLA TUDN 12:55 PM 130 0.04 124
96 HIGHWAY THRU HELL THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.04 323
97 MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER L: PORTLAND TIMBERS/LA GALAXY FOX SPORTS 1 4:30 PM 154 0.04 123
98 OUTLANDER 6 STARZ PRIMARY 9:02 PM 60 0.04 486
99 RELIABLE SOURCES CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.04 755
100 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 1:00 AM 60 0.04 355
101 FAMILY DINNER A. ZIMMERN MAGNOLIA NETWORK 8:00 PM 30 0.04 182
102 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 12:00 AM 60 0.04 398
103 NHRA QUALIFYING D FOX SPORTS 1 12:30 PM 90 0.03 320
104 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 196
105 SOMETHING BIT ME! NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.03 288
106 SUNDAY SHOW W/J. CAPEHART: N/A MSNBC 10:00 AM 120 0.03 569
107 MAGNOLIA WORKSHOPS MAGNOLIA NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.03 198
108 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 373
109 UNSUNG TV ONE 9:00 PM 60 0.03 90
110 BETTER CALL SAUL IFC TV 5:08 PM 75 0.03 157
111 BETTER CALL SAUL IFC TV 7:48 PM 85 0.03 176
112 BETTER CALL SAUL IFC TV 12:35 PM 65 0.03 117
113 BETTER CALL SAUL IFC TV 1:40 PM 70 0.03 112
114 BETTER CALL SAUL IFC TV 2:50 PM 70 0.03 146
115 LPGA TOUR: CHEVRON CHAMPIONSHIP GOLF CHANNEL 4:51 PM 271 0.03 349
116 WICKED TUNA SNAPS NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.03 289
117 FATAL ATTRACTION MURDER OXYGEN MEDIA 10:00 AM 60 0.03 278
118 BETTER CALL SAUL IFC TV 4:00 PM 68 0.03 144
119 BEST THING I EVER ATE COOKING CHANNEL 10:00 PM 30 0.03 113
120 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO USA NETWORK 8:00 AM 54 0.03 119
121 REPUBLICA DEPORTIVA SUN TUDN 3:05 PM 55 0.03 81
122 BETTER CALL SAUL IFC TV 11:20 AM 75 0.03 99
123 HARD KNOCKS IN SEASON NFL NETWORK 4:00 PM 30 0.03 89
124 LAST AIRBENDER, THE HBO PRIME 9:10 AM 103 0.03 109
125 BF DELICIOUS DESTINATION MAGNOLIA NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.03 140
126 FATAL ATTRACTION MURDER: 101 MISTRESS AND THE MURDER, THE OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 AM 120 0.03 238
127 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO L TUDN 10:14 PM 60 0.03 57
128 HEAVY RESCUE: 401 THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.03 292
129 BETTER CALL SAUL IFC TV 6:23 PM 85 0.03 163
130 SPRING TRAINING PREGAME MLB NETWORK 1:00 PM 10 0.03 137
131 WEEKEND EXPRESS HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.03 164
132 POLITICS NATION MSNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.03 552
133 YASMIN VOSSOUGHIAN REPRTS: N/A MSNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.03 478
134 BILLIONS S6 SHOWTIME PRIME 9:03 PM 56 0.03 319
135 FUTBOL CENTRAL L TUDN 5:00 PM 30 0.03 65
136 BF DELICIOUS DESTINATION MAGNOLIA NETWORK 5:30 PM 30 0.02 142
137 LOONEY TUNES CARTOONS THE CARTOON NETWORK 5:30 PM 30 0.02 115
138 NBA POSTGAME SHOW NBA-TV 11:58 PM 63 0.02 99
139 ALEX WITT REPORTS: N/A MSNBC 12:00 PM 180 0.02 578
140 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM L ESPN2 7:00 PM 60 0.02 115
141 ACCION L TUDN 4:00 PM 60 0.02 66
142 HOW THE UNIVERSE WORKS SCIENCE 10:00 PM 60 0.02 232
143 NEW DAY WEEKEND CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.02 419
144 HARD KNOCKS IN SEASON NFL NETWORK 3:00 PM 60 0.02 88
145 JUGADA, LA LF SUN B TUDN 12:45 AM 15 0.02 43
146 COLL SOFTBALL REG SSN   L: ILLINOIS/MINNESOTA ESPN2 12:00 PM 169 0.02 161
147 FF MOVIE: THINK LIKE A MAN FREEFORM 7:00 AM 150 0.02 63
148 MASTERS SERIES: MIAMI ATPWTA:MF ALCC/RUUC TENNIS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 146 0.02 306
149 GAME THEORY WITH BOMANI J HBO PRIME 11:41 PM 32 0.02 106
150 BF DELICIOUS DESTINATION MAGNOLIA NETWORK 10:00 PM 30 0.02 120

 

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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."