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December 16, 2022

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Thursday 12.15.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  A quasi-staged BEAUTY & THE BEAST was at 0.79, which is a big number these days, but dwarfed by the 2.6 that THE LITTLE MERMAID earned in 2019.  THE PARENT TEST followed at 0.40.

CBS:  A 1-hour GHOSTS was at 0.59, up 0.03 from last week’s half-hour.  SO HELP ME TODD was steady at 0.36, and CSI: VEGAS was down 0.02 to 0.27.

NBC:  BAKING IT was at 0.32, and a run of CHRISTMAS OF MANY COLORS was at 0.22.

FOX:  Reruns at 0.14/0.11/0.11/0.12.

CW:  CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD was at 0.04.

AMAZON:  THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL was at 3.58, up 0.50 from last week’s game.

TELEMUNDO:  EXATLON ticked up to 0.27, REINA DEL SUR gained a tick to 0.25, and AMOR Y TRAICION was up 0.04 to 0.19.

UNIVISION:  VENCER LA AUSCENCIA fell 0.05 to 0.31, EL CAMINO ES AMARTE rose 0.05 to 0.39, and MADRASTA was down 0.03 to 0.33.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s WOMEN’S COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL was at 0.22/0.21.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s THE FIVE at 0.18/0.28/3.3M, with CNN’s INSIDE POLITICS at 0.08/0.10/600K, and MSNBC’s THE BEAT WITH ARI MELBER at 0.16/1.3M.  Bravo’s WINTER HOUSE was at 0.15, and MILLION DOLLAR LISTING was up 0.03 to 0.11.  MTV’s SIESTA KEY ticked up to 0.11.  On A&E, INTERROGATION RAW was steady at 0.11, and THE FIRST 48 fell 0.12 to 0.10.  On HGTV, CHRISTINA ON THE COAST lost 0.03 to 0.06, and LUXE FOR LESS was down 0.03 to 0.04.  Discovery’s BRINK OF DISASTER ticked down to 0.04.  We’s HIP-HOP HOMICIDES gained 0.02 to 0.04. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Thursday December 15, 2022 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 WMNS COLL VBALL TOURN L: PITTSBURGH/LOUISVILLE ESPN 9:50 PM 166 0.22 692
2 WMNS COLL VBALL TOURN L: SAN DIEGO/TEXAS ESPN 7:01 PM 140 0.21 736
3 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.21 701
4 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.21 528
5 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 1 0.19 500
6 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.18 475
7 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.18 3,253
8 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.18 477
9 NCAA STUDIO UPDATE  L ESPN 9:21 PM 29 0.18 579
10 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.17 2,970
11 DR. PIMPLE POPPER:CYSTMAS TLC 9:00 PM 60 0.16 1,081
12 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.16 2,439
13 WINTER HOUSE BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.15 399
14 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.15 371
15 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:36 AM 54 0.14 357
16 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.13 383
17 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.13 2,310
18 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.13 1,699
19 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.13 1,940
20 JESSE WATTERS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.12 2,712
21 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.12 1,914
22 NBA TODAY L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.12 328
23 HOW THE GRINCH STOLE XMAS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:30 PM 30 0.11 544
24 SIESTA KEY SSN 5 MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.11 243
25 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:30 AM 60 0.11 292
26 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.11 1,643
27 THIS JUST IN  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.11 326
28 NFL GAMEDAY KO PRE-KICK NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 15 0.11 496
29 MILLION DOLLAR LISTING LA BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.11 459
30 INTERROGATION RAW A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 63 0.11 545
31 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.10 328
32 FIRST 48 CRITICAL MINUTES A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 61 0.10 532
33 NFL GAMEDAY KO SHOWCASE NFL NETWORK 7:30 PM 30 0.10 372
34 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.10 263
35 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.09 1,697
36 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.09 1,343
37 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:31 PM 30 0.09 770
38 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: MILWAUKEE/MEMPHIS NBA-TV 8:00 PM 149 0.09 333
39 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.08 1,722
40 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.08 621
41 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.08 1,568
42 GHOST ADV: HOUSE CALLS TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.08 317
43 NFL LIVE ESPN2 5:00 PM 60 0.08 193
44 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.08 700
45 DR. PIMPLE POPPER: SUPERS TLC 8:00 PM 60 0.08 741
46 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.08 1,037
47 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: PHOENIX/LA CLIPPERS NBA-TV 10:29 PM 149 0.08 238
48 AWAKE SURGERY TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.07 452
49 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.07 663
50 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.07 1,396
51 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.07 1,317
52 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 30 0.07 769
53 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.07 561
54 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.07 1,293
55 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.07 658
56 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.07 656
57 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.07 575
58 DAILY WAGER   L ESPN2 6:00 PM 60 0.06 135
59 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.06 993
60 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.06 1,323
61 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.06 614
62 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.06 624
63 CHRISTINA ON THE COAST HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 61 0.06 573
64 UNDISPUTED L: 1582 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.06 162
65 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.06 669
66 CNN THIS MORNING CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.06 469
67 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.06 1,241
68 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.06 1,248
69 PREP & LANDING: NAUGHTY V DISNEY JUNIOR 6:30 PM 25 0.06 233
70 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.06 556
71 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   L ESPN2 4:30 PM 30 0.06 123
72 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.06 126
73 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.06 144
74 ALEX WAGNER TONIGHT MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.06 1,185
75 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.06 687
76 COPA POR MEXICO 12/15: GROUP: AMERICA / NECAXA TUDN 8:00 PM 127 0.05 146
77 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.05 1,355
78 NBA POSTGAME SHOW NBA-TV 12:58 AM 62 0.05 120
79 ONE DELICIOUS CHRISTMAS: XXMA-SP01AH FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.05 397
80 HELL OF A WEEK COMEDY CENTRAL 11:30 PM 30 0.05 131
81 GREAT NICKMAS TREE SLIMIN NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 60 0.05 192
82 LBZ NEXT GEN SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.05 385
83 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.05 209
84 LIFE BELOW ZERO SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.05 449
85 11TH HOUR W/ S. RUHLE MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.05 779
86 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.05 1,098
87 MYST ABANDONED: AMERICA DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 61 0.05 463
88 HAUNTED MUSEUM, THE TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.05 143
89 HERD L: 1910 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.05 131
90 THIS JUST IN ESPN2 3:00 PM 60 0.05 139
91 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN2 11:00 PM 60 0.05 149
92 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.05 661
93 CNN TONIGHT SPCL CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.05 461
94 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.05 892
95 BABY SHARK?S BIG SHOW! NICKELODEON 11:00 AM 30 0.05 180
96 B1G MENS BASKETBALL L BIG TEN NETWORK 7:00 PM 107 0.05 142
97 LBZ NEXT GENERATION FL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 11:00 PM 15 0.05 323
98 MTV CRIBS SSN 19 MTV 9:00 PM 30 0.04 105
99 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.04 1,302
100 BRINK OF DISASTER: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:01 PM 120 0.04 425
101 CNN THIS MORNING CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 345
102 HIP HOP HOMICIDES WETV 9:00 PM 65 0.04 142
103 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:30 PM 30 0.04 395
104 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.04 773
105 AMERICA SAYS GSN 7:30 PM 30 0.04 263
106 LUXE FOR LESS HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:01 PM 60 0.04 439
107 NFL GAMEDAY KO PRE-GAME NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 90 0.04 190
108 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.04 791
109 MOVIE- ACQUIRED HOL PREM: RECORD BREAKING CHRISTMAS LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.04 424
110 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.04 198
111 CNN THIS MORNING CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 271
112 WMNS COLL BKBL REG SSN  L: SOUTH CAROLINA/SOUTH DAKOTA STATE ESPN2 7:00 PM 120 0.04 224
113 NBA PREGAME SHOW NBA-TV 7:30 PM 30 0.04 101
114 MORNING JOE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.04 876
115 MICKEY SAVES CHRISTMAS DISNEY JUNIOR 6:00 PM 25 0.03 203
116 UFC UNLEASHED ESPN2 12:00 AM 60 0.03 103
117 SWAMP PEOPLE SPECIALS HISTORY 7:00 PM 60 0.03 404
118 LOS MAESTROS L TUDN 10:07 PM 60 0.03 92
119 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:00 PM 30 0.03 339
120 SMALL TOWN POTENTIAL RPK HOME AND GARDEN TV 12:00 PM 60 0.03 325
121 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.03 246
122 SPEAK L FOX SPORTS 1 4:30 PM 90 0.03 83
123 SWAMP PEOPLE SPECIALS HISTORY 6:00 PM 60 0.03 351
124 SERIAL KILLER:BATON ROUGE: 101 PART ONE OXYGEN MEDIA 11:00 PM 120 0.03 185
125 MSNBC REPORTS- LIVE MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.03 629
126 JOSE DIAZ-BALART REPORTS MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.03 594
127 MECUM FULL THROTTLE MOTOR TREND 7:00 PM 60 0.03 159
128 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 8:00 AM 60 0.03 83
129 SERIAL KILLER:BATON ROUGE OXYGEN MEDIA 1:00 AM 60 0.03 198
130 CHRIS JANSING REPORTS MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.03 671
131 FIRST THINGS FIRST L FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 90 0.03 99
132 GET UP: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.03 111
133 BANFIELD NEWSNATION 10:00 PM 60 0.03 115
134 AMERICA?S MORNING HEADQUA THE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.03 134
135 KEYSHAWN JWILL MAX L: N/A ESPN2 6:00 AM 120 0.03 64
136 NFL GAMEDAY FINAL POST NFL NETWORK 11:17 PM 31 0.02 217
137 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.02 632
138 VARNEY & COMPANY FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 10:00 AM 60 0.02 322
139 CRITTER FIXERS SNAPS NAT GEO WILD 10:00 PM 60 0.02 164
140 TECHCHECK CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.02 163
141 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.02 204
142 WEATHER UNDERGROUND THE WEATHER CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.02 186
143 AMERICA?S MORNING HEADQUA THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.02 213
144 CLOSING BELL CNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.02 202
145 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.02 203
146 CNN/CNN THIS MORNING HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.02 104
147 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 5:00 PM 60 0.02 77
148 CRITTER FIXERS SNAPS NAT GEO WILD 11:00 PM 60 0.02 119
149 TUG OF WORDS GSN 3:30 PM 30 0.02 286
150 TOP GEAR BBC-AMERICA 11:00 PM 60 0.02 64

 

 

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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."