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January 3, 2022

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Thursday 12.30.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS:  Another night of reruns, with these results:  ABC 0.14-0.33, CBS 0.22-0.41, NBC 0.24-0.27, FOX 0.38/0.17, CW 0.10.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL bowl games owned the night, led by the primetime PEACH BOWL at 1.80 and other games at 1.23/0.86/0.58.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s THE FIVE at 0.20/0.33/2.8M, with CNN NEWSROOM at 0.08/0.12/600K, and MSNBC’s ALL IN WITH CHRIS HAYES at 0.05/1.1M.  A&E’s THE FIRST 48 was at 0.19.  On HGTV, HOUSE HUNTERS INTL gained 0.03 to 0.15, and HOUSE HUNTERS ticked down to 0.12.  NBC Sports Net’s PREMIER LEAGUE match was at 0.14.  On ID, THE FOG OF MURDER was at 0.13.  Food Network’s RESTAURANT: IMPOSSIBLE was at 0.12, with AMERICAN RESTAURANT BATTLE at 0.09.  Lifetime’s MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT special was at 0.09.  We’s A HOUSE DIVIDED was at 0.02/0.02.

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Thursday December 30, 2021 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 PEACH BOWL  L: PITTSBURGH/MICHIGAN STATE ESPN 7:44 PM 176 1.80 7,646
2 COLL FTBL BOWL GAME L ESPN 3:00 PM 44 1.23 5,594
3 COLL FTBL BOWL GAME L: WISCONSIN/ARIZONA STATE ESPN 10:40 PM 189 0.86 3,653
4 COLL FTBL BOWL GAME L: NORTH CAROLINA/SOUTH CAROLINA ESPN 11:30 AM 210 0.58 2,597
5 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 1:49 AM 71 0.25 853
6 PEACH BOWL  L ESPN2 7:07 PM 39 0.25 1,077
7 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.20 2,762
8 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 58 0.19 564
9 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.17 1,662
10 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.16 1,594
11 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.16 1,655
12 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.15 1,634
13 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:31 PM 30 0.15 1,009
14 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.14 1,669
15 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.14 2,259
16 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.14 1,914
17 PREMIER LEAGUE L: BURNLEY/MANCHESTER UNITED NBC SPORTS NETWORK 3:10 PM 125 0.14 401
18 FLIP OR FLOP REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 31 0.14 1,108
19 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.13 2,032
20 FIRST TAKE   L ESPN 10:00 AM 90 0.13 523
21 FOG OF MURDER, THE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 11:00 PM 60 0.13 667
22 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 31 0.12 1,106
23 FULL GAME BROADCAST: 2021 WK 16 BUF VS. NE NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 180 0.12 721
24 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.12 409
25 RESTAURANT IMPOSSIBLE FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.12 845
26 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN23 MTV 8:30 PM 30 0.12 307
27 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.11 1,417
28 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.11 1,644
29 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 58 0.10 535
30 FOX NEWS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.10 1,663
31 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.10 1,326
32 1000-LB SISTERS:SUPERSIZE TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.10 569
33 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.10 1,175
34 MY 600-LB LIFE: SUPER SIZ: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.10 489
35 MAFS SPECIAL (LIFE): KICKING OFF BOSTON 2116 LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 183 0.09 641
36 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.09 1,233
37 MDL: JOSH AND JOSH BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.09 559
38 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 292
39 RIDICULOUSNESS SSN23 MTV 8:00 PM 30 0.09 275
40 AMERICAN RESTAURANT BATTL FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.09 551
41 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.09 858
42 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: PHILADELPHIA/BROOKLYN NBA-TV 7:01 PM 154 0.09 352
43 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.08 1,152
44 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.08 1,252
45 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.08 572
46 UNDISPUTED L: 1336 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.08 210
47 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.08 594
48 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.07 621
49 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN2 12:00 AM 60 0.07 176
50 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.07 582
51 PARAMOUNT NETWORK MOVIE: JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT PARAMOUNT 10:00 PM 150 0.07 525
52 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN2 7:46 PM 78 0.07 323
53 SPCL RPT W/BRET BAIER SPC FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.07 707
54 MESSYNESS SSN1B MTV 9:00 PM 30 0.07 190
55 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN2 1:00 AM 57 0.07 154
56 CNN SPECIAL REPORT CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.06 522
57 GROWING UP HIP HOP: FL WETV 9:50 PM 12 0.06 164
58 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.06 651
59 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.06 625
60 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.06 522
61 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.06 584
62 FF MOVIE: READY OR NOT FREEFORM 9:00 PM 120 0.06 179
63 LIFE BELOW ZERO FL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 15 0.06 438
64 HOLLY HOBBIE DISNEY CHANNEL 7:00 PM 30 0.06 212
65 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:30 PM 30 0.06 468
66 LIFE BELOW ZERO SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.06 391
67 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.05 487
68 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.05 1,094
69 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:00 PM 30 0.05 446
70 LIFE BELOW ZERO NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:15 PM 60 0.05 316
71 PEOPLE PUZZLER GSN 6:00 PM 30 0.05 627
72 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.05 577
73 TUG OF WORDS GSN 4:30 PM 30 0.05 442
74 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.05 1,379
75 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.05 644
76 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 185
77 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 AM 60 0.05 468
78 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.05 193
79 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.05 640
80 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.05 555
81 LIGA PREMIER: MANCHESTER UNITED VS BURNLEY UNIVERSO 3:10 PM 123 0.04 78
82 GET UP: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.04 168
83 ALVINNN CHIPMUNKS NICKTOONS 8:00 PM 30 0.04 119
84 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 AM 60 0.04 496
85 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.04 208
86 HOLLY HOBBIE DISNEY CHANNEL 7:30 PM 30 0.04 171
87 LIFE BELOW ZERO SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 12:15 AM 60 0.04 202
88 BELOW DECK BRAVO 6:00 PM 60 0.04 156
89 11TH HOUR MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.04 591
90 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.04 296
91 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 1:00 PM 60 0.04 133
92 CHAIN REACTION (GSN) GSN 5:00 PM 30 0.04 493
93 PREMIER LEAGUE GOAL ZONE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 5:15 PM 45 0.04 171
94 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 12:00 PM 60 0.04 130
95 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.04 535
96 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.04 948
97 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.04 774
98 LAZY CAR DEALER MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 60 0.04 216
99 PARAMOUNT NETWORK MOVIE: GLADIATOR PARAMOUNT 9:00 AM 180 0.04 166
100 TECHCHECK CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.04 234
101 NBA GAMETIME LIVE: NBA GAMETIME LIVE NBA-TV 9:35 PM 205 0.04 142
102 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.04 294
103 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 60 0.04 143
104 ALL MADDEN NFL NETWORK 3:00 PM 90 0.04 175
105 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 12:00 AM 60 0.03 340
106 STEPHANIE RUHLE REPORTS MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.03 611
107 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.03 608
108 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.03 161
109 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN2 10:45 PM 75 0.03 115
110 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.03 934
111 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 7:00 PM 60 0.03 106
112 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.03 592
113 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.03 131
114 HERD L: 1653 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.03 124
115 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.03 175
116 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 8:00 AM 60 0.03 102
117 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.03 916
118 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.03 432
119 STORM CENTER THE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.03 152
120 BELOW DECK BRAVO 5:30 PM 30 0.03 108
121 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.03 98
122 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.03 108
123 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 357
124 JOSE DIAZ-BALART REPORTS MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.03 624
125 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.03 177
126 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.03 600
127 CRAIG MELVIN REPORTS MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.03 511
128 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBC SPORTS NETWORK 2:30 PM 40 0.03 93
129 POWER LUNCH CNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.02 207
130 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.02 180
131 MAFS SPECIAL (LIFE) LIFETIME TELEVISION 11:03 PM 58 0.02 188
132 FOX BET LIVE L FOX SPORTS 1 5:00 PM 30 0.02 56
133 FIRST THINGS FIRST L: 1097 FOX SPORTS 1 7:30 AM 120 0.02 85
134 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 1:00 AM 60 0.02 235
135 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.02 262
136 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.02 205
137 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN2 9:04 PM 101 0.02 101
138 KEYSHAWN JWILL MAX L: N/A ESPN2 6:00 AM 120 0.02 56
139 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.02 570
140 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF – S L: 1286 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.02 78
141 CORNHOLE            L: ACL NATIONAL COLLEGE CHAMPIONSHIP ESPN2 5:00 PM 120 0.02 66
142 NOTICIAS CON D. MAERKER GALAVISION 12:30 AM 30 0.02 42
143 CLOSING BELL: N/A CNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.02 224
144 NBA PREGAME SHOW NBA-TV 6:30 PM 31 0.02 71
145 NEWS W SHEPARD SMITH, THE CNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.02 182
146 HOUSE DIVIDED, A WETV 10:47 PM 50 0.02 84
147 VARNEY & COMPANY FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 11:00 AM 60 0.02 208
148 VARNEY & COMPANY FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 10:00 AM 60 0.02 209
149 FRIGHT CLUB TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.02 196
150 HOUSE DIVIDED, A WETV 10:02 PM 45 0.02 75
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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.