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April 22, 2022

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Thursday 4.21.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  A run of JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL at 0.39 was followed by an ABBOTT ELEMENTARY rerun at 0.22.

CBS:  YOUNG SHELDON rose 0.11 to 0.58, and UNITED STATES OF AL lost 0.05 to 0.41.  The season finale of GHOSTS slipped 0.04 to 0.56, and HOW WE ROLL fell 0.08 to 0.35.  BULL was down 0.07 to 0.31.

NBC:  Reruns at 0.24/0.29/0.26.

FOX:  MASTERCHEF JR ticked up to 0.41, CALL ME KAT shed 0.03 to 0.29, and WELCOME TO FLATCH ticked down to 0.16.

CW:  Reruns at 0.05/0.04.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  TNT’s NBA PLAYOFFS games were at 1.25/1.10, and NBATV’s game was at 0.17.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.25/0.45/3.4M, with CNN’s ANDERSON COOPER 360 at 0.11/0.18/800K, and MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.10/0.20/2.2M.  Bravo’s TOP CHEF was at 0.23/0.03 compared to last week’s 0.20/0.03.  On HGTV, WINDY CITY REHAB was at 0.19, HOUSE HUNTERS dropped 0.06 to 0.15, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL ticked down to 0.15.  On A&E, NIGHTWATCH gained 0.03 to 0.16.  On MTV, SIESTA KEY rose 0.03 to 0.15, and EX ON THE BEACH was up 0.03 to 0.10.  On Food Network, RESTAURANT: IMPOSSIBLE fell 0.04 to 0.14, BEAT BOBBY FLAY lost 0.04 to 0.12, and CHEF BOOT CAMP was down 0.04 to 0.06.  History’s SWAMP PEOPLE ticked down to 0.14.  On TBS, RAT IN THE KITCHEN was steady at 0.13, and FULL FRONTAL was down 0.02 to 0.04.  Discovery’s MYSTERIES OF THE ABANDONED ticked down to 0.08.  FX’s ATLANTA fell 0.04 to 0.08.  We’s MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP ticked down to 0.08.  AXS’s IMPACT WRESTLING ticked down to 0.03. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Thursday April 21, 2022 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 1 L: WARRIORS/NUGGETS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:08 PM 168 1.25 3,701
2 NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 1 L: GRIZZLIES/TIMBERWOLVES TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:30 PM 158 1.10 3,195
3 INSIDE THE NBA PLAYOFFS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 12:56 AM 59 0.52 1,492
4 NBA PLAYOFFS PRE-GAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:00 PM 30 0.28 839
5 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.25 3,405
6 TOP CHEF BRAVO 8:00 PM 75 0.23 735
7 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.23 3,511
8 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.20 2,885
9 WINDY CITY REHAB HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.19 1,225
10 FLIP OR FLOP REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 30 0.18 1,093
11 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.18 2,142
12 FLIP OR FLOP REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:30 PM 30 0.18 1,059
13 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.17 2,553
14 NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 1  L: DALLAS/UTAH GM3 NBA-TV 9:03 PM 170 0.17 420
15 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.16 1,881
16 NIGHTWATCH A&E NETWORK 10:02 PM 63 0.16 692
17 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 36 0.15 1,816
18 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.15 1,197
19 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 26 0.15 1,683
20 SIESTA KEY SSN 4B MTV 9:00 PM 60 0.15 284
21 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:44 AM 16 0.15 1,541
22 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.15 1,138
23 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.15 598
24 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:33 PM 27 0.14 1,665
25 JESSE WATTERS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.14 2,372
26 RESTAURANT IMPOSSIBLE FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.14 736
27 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.14 441
28 SWAMP PEOPLE HISTORY 9:00 PM 95 0.14 1,084
29 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.13 1,440
30 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.13 1,893
31 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.13 1,880
32 RAT IN THE KITCHEN TBS NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.13 471
33 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.12 2,054
34 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.12 388
35 NBA TODAY L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.12 354
36 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.12 1,561
37 BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.12 654
38 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.11 818
39 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.11 807
40 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.11 294
41 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.11 927
42 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.11 1,064
43 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.11 377
44 THIS JUST IN  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.11 294
45 DR. PIMPLE POPPER: SUPERS TLC 9:00 PM 60 0.11 693
46 CNN TONIGHT CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.10 676
47 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.10 2,164
48 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.10 347
49 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.10 380
50 EX ON THE BEACH MTV SSN 5 MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.10 211
51 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.10 1,477
52 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.10 711
53 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN 7:00 PM 60 0.09 284
54 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.09 740
55 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.09 677
56 NHL REGULAR SEASON      L: TORONTO/TAMPA BAY ESPN 8:00 PM 181 0.09 300
57 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 287
58 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.09 699
59 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.09 648
60 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.09 1,521
61 LIGA MX L: QUERETARO / CRUZ AZUL TUDN 9:30 PM 150 0.09 196
62 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.08 612
63 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.08 716
64 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.08 268
65 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.08 1,476
66 MYSTERIES OF ABANDONED DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 61 0.08 605
67 ATLANTA FX 10:00 PM 44 0.08 203
68 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.08 335
69 MYSTERIES OF ABANDONED DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:01 PM 61 0.08 607
70 MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP: RS WETV 9:00 PM 60 0.08 323
71 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.08 698
72 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.08 624
73 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 30 0.07 244
74 PARANORMAL CAUGHT ON CAM TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.07 377
75 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.07 684
76 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 9:15 PM 30 0.07 212
77 SIDE HUSTLE NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 39 0.06 251
78 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.06 1,436
79 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.06 163
80 PORT PROTECT ALASKA SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.06 405
81 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.06 666
82 UNDISPUTED L: 1416 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.06 171
83 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.06 197
84 PREMIER LEAGUE L: SOUTHAMPTON/BURNLEY USA NETWORK 2:41 PM 128 0.06 202
85 CHEF BOOT CAMP FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.06 414
86 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.06 427
87 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 11:01 PM 59 0.06 162
88 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 417
89 LOVE AFTER LOCKUP: FL WETV 8:46 PM 14 0.06 251
90 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.05 1,123
91 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.05 121
92 FAIRLY ODDER NICKELODEON 7:39 PM 34 0.05 201
93 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.05 1,127
94 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.05 495
95 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.05 105
96 LBZ NEXT GEN SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.05 437
97 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 342
98 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.05 141
99 FAST FOODIES TRUTV 10:00 PM 30 0.05 97
100 FULL FRONTAL W/ SAM BEE TBS NETWORK 10:00 PM 30 0.04 214
101 HERD L: 1735 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.04 120
102 11TH HOUR W/ S. RUHLE MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.04 896
103 ULTIMATE COWBOY SHOWDOWN INSP 8:00 PM 60 0.04 588
104 HLN SPECIAL REPORT HLN 9:00 PM 60 0.04 213
105 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.04 556
106 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.04 561
107 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.04 833
108 GRILL OF VICTORY COOKING CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.04 94
109 FAST FOODIES TRUTV 10:30 PM 18 0.04 87
110 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.04 1,132
111 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO TUDN 12:00 AM 60 0.04 82
112 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.04 146
113 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 12:00 AM 60 0.04 297
114 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.04 1,006
115 COLL SOFTBALL REG SSN   L: CLEMSON/FLORIDA STATE ESPN2 8:00 PM 140 0.04 245
116 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.04 576
117 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.04 631
118 61ST STREET WETV 10:00 PM 62 0.03 155
119 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO USA NETWORK 2:30 PM 11 0.03 117
120 BURIED IN THE BACKYARD OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.03 398
121 PGA TOUR: ZURICH CLS GOLF CHANNEL 3:28 PM 205 0.03 354
122 TOP CHEF FAMILY STYLE BRAVO 9:45 PM 60 0.03 115
123 NASCAR RACE HUB L FOX SPORTS 1 6:00 PM 60 0.03 148
124 PREMIER LEAGUE GOAL ZONE USA NETWORK 4:49 PM 41 0.03 94
125 THIS JUST IN ESPN2 4:30 PM 30 0.03 72
126 CRAIG OF THE CREEK THE CARTOON NETWORK 5:00 PM 15 0.03 136
127 SPORTSCENTER SPECIAL ESPN2 7:00 PM 60 0.03 71
128 BECOMING A POPSTAR MTV 10:00 PM 62 0.03 76
129 CHAIN REACTION (GSN) GSN 5:00 PM 30 0.03 381
130 NFL LIVE ESPN2 5:00 PM 60 0.03 119
131 MSNBC REPORTS- LIVE MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.03 575
132 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 1:00 AM 60 0.03 277
133 FUTBOL CLUB L TUDN 9:00 PM 30 0.03 54
134 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 4:00 PM 30 0.03 70
135 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.03 230
136 MORNING JOE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.03 919
137 VICE NEWS TONIGHT VICE 11:00 PM 60 0.03 78
138 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L: 1361 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.03 70
139 DAILY WAGER   L ESPN2 6:00 PM 60 0.03 67
140 NBA PO POSTGAME SHOW NBA-TV 11:53 PM 60 0.03 87
141 DEPP VS. HEARD TRIAL HLN 12:00 PM 60 0.03 233
142 VARNEY & COMPANY FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 10:00 AM 60 0.03 275
143 IMPACT WRESTLING: 2216 AXS TV 8:00 PM 120 0.03 112
144 FUTBOL CLUB L TUDN 7:00 PM 60 0.03 47
145 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.02 136
146 NIGHTLY POP E! 11:30 PM 30 0.02 86
147 JOSE DIAZ-BALART REPORTS MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.02 706
148 SECRETS ZOO: TAMPA SNAP NAT GEO WILD 10:00 PM 60 0.02 172
149 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.02 212
150 GET UP: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.02 74
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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."