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April 29, 2022

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Thursday 4.28.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  The broadcast share of the NFL DRAFT was at 0.86, down 0.19 from last year’s ABC portion.

CBS:  YOUNG SHELDON gained 0.04 to 0.62, and UNITED STATES OF AL ticked up to 0.42.  Preceded by a rerun at 0.35, a new HOW WE ROLL slipped 0.03 to 0.32.  BULL was up 0.04 to 0.35.

NBC:  Returning from a rerun week, LAW & ORDER ticked up to 0.45, SVU was steady at 0.60, and LAW & ORDER: ORGANIZED CRIME was down 0.02 to 0.48.

FOX:  MASTERCHEF JR lost 0.04 to 0.37, CALL ME KAT dipped 0.02 to 0.27, and WELCOME TO FLATCH held at 0.16. 

CW:  Back from a rerun week, WALKER ticked down to 0.07, and LEGACIES fell 0.04 to 0.05.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s piece of the NFL DRAFT was at 1.60, down 0.81 from 2021, and NFL Network’s simulcast was at 0.69, down a tick.  TNT’s NBA PLAYOFFS games were at 1.15/0.79, and NBATV’s game was at 0.22.  On Bravo, TOP CHEF was at 0.24/0.03 compared to last week’s 0.23/0.03.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.23/0.43/3.1M, with CNN’s LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER at 0.10/0.14/700K, and MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.10/0.17/2M.  On HGTV, WINDY CITY REHAB dropped 0.04 to 0.15, HOUSE HUNTERS INTL held at 0.15, and HOUSE HUNTERS was down a tick to 0.14.  On Food Network, RESTAURANT: IMPOSSIBLE ticked up to 0.15, BEAT BOBBY FLAY ticked up to 0.13, and CHEF BOOT CAMP was up 0.02 to 0.08.  On TBS, RAT IN THE KITCHEN ticked up to 0.14, and FULL FRONTAL was steady at 0.04.  On A&E, NIGHTWATCH fell 0.04 to 0.12.  We’s MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP rose 0.04 to 0.12.  On MTV, SIESTA KEY shed 0.05 to 0.10, and EX ON THE BEACH was down 0.05 to 0.05.  On ID,   TIME TO KILL was at 0.10.  Discovery’s MYSTERIES OF THE ABANDONED was at 0.08/0.08 compared with last week’s 0.08.  FX’s ATLANTA crashed by 0.04 to 0.04.  AXS’s IMPACT WRESTLING ticked down to 0.02/107K. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Thursday April 28, 2022 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NFL DRAFT               L: ROUND 1 ESPN 8:00 PM 221 1.60 4,446
2 NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 1 L: MAVERICKS/JAZZ TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:06 PM 149 1.15 3,214
3 NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 1 L: SUNS/PELICANS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:35 PM 151 0.79 2,652
4 NFL DRAFT: 2022 NFL DRAFT DAY 1 ROUND 1 NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 219 0.69 1,782
5 INSIDE THE NBA PLAYOFFS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 12:35 AM 59 0.50 1,377
6 SPORTSCENTER SPECIAL   L ESPN 7:00 PM 60 0.50 1,374
7 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 11:41 PM 79 0.41 1,089
8 TOP CHEF BRAVO 8:00 PM 75 0.24 727
9 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.23 3,072
10 NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 1  L: PHILADELPHIA/TORONTO GM6 NBA-TV 7:00 PM 162 0.22 627
11 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.21 3,346
12 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.19 528
13 COLLEGE GAMEDAY         L: N/A ESPN 5:00 PM 120 0.17 488
14 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.17 2,543
15 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.16 2,515
16 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.16 2,076
17 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.16 2,506
18 NBA PLAYOFFS PRE-GAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:00 PM 35 0.16 608
19 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 11:39 PM 90 0.16 452
20 WINDY CITY REHAB HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 61 0.15 967
21 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:31 PM 30 0.15 1,062
22 RESTAURANT IMPOSSIBLE FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.15 762
23 RAT IN THE KITCHEN TBS NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.14 504
24 JESSE WATTERS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.14 2,455
25 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 30 0.14 1,033
26 BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.13 586
27 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.12 1,753
28 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 14 0.12 1,824
29 NIGHTWATCH A&E NETWORK 10:02 PM 63 0.12 621
30 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.12 1,847
31 MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP: RS WETV 9:00 PM 60 0.12 297
32 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.12 1,790
33 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.11 368
34 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.10 1,592
35 NFL DRAFT KICKOFF: 2022 NFL DRAFT KICKOFF – DAY 1 NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 420 0.10 294
36 SR/BIDEN-RUSSIA/UKRAINE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:14 AM 20 0.10 1,787
37 SIESTA KEY SSN 4B MTV 9:00 PM 60 0.10 227
38 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.10 673
39 PREMIER LEAGUE L: CHELSEA/MANCHESTER UNITED USA NETWORK 2:40 PM 130 0.10 336
40 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.10 670
41 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.10 1,957
42 TIME TO KILL, A INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.10 545
43 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.10 307
44 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.10 338
45 NFL LIVE                L: N/A ESPN 3:00 PM 120 0.10 322
46 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.10 1,390
47 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.10 701
48 THIS JUST IN  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.09 278
49 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 248
50 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.09 1,494
51 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.09 1,446
52 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.09 1,523
53 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.09 640
54 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.09 294
55 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.09 595
56 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.08 963
57 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.08 571
58 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 582
59 CHEF BOOT CAMP FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.08 418
60 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:34 AM 26 0.08 1,675
61 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.08 277
62 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.08 1,048
63 MYSTERIES OF ABANDONED DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 62 0.08 501
64 MYSTERIES OF ABANDONED DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:02 PM 61 0.08 508
65 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.08 353
66 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.08 686
67 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.07 555
68 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.07 1,439
69 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.07 700
70 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.07 1,011
71 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.07 1,149
72 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.07 635
73 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.07 631
74 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 15 0.07 206
75 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.06 649
76 UNDISPUTED L: 1421 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.06 170
77 LOVE AFTER LOCKUP: FL WETV 8:48 PM 12 0.06 162
78 11TH HOUR W/ S. RUHLE MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.06 849
79 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 9:15 PM 30 0.06 198
80 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.05 586
81 RUNNING WILD: OFF THE MAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.05 205
82 HERD L: 1740 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.05 136
83 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.05 431
84 PREMIER LEAGUE GOAL ZONE USA NETWORK 4:50 PM 40 0.05 115
85 EX ON THE BEACH MTV SSN 5 MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.05 151
86 COLL SOFTBALL REG SSN   L: OKLAHOMA STATE/FLORIDA STATE ESPN2 7:00 PM 170 0.05 192
87 ULTIMATE COWBOY SHOWDOWN INSP 8:00 PM 60 0.05 472
88 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.05 1,417
89 ATLANTA FX 10:00 PM 45 0.04 152
90 AMERICA SAYS GSN 7:30 PM 30 0.04 374
91 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 365
92 NBA PO POSTGAME SHOW NBA-TV 9:42 PM 78 0.04 115
93 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 197
94 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.04 1,097
95 FULL FRONTAL W/ SAM BEE TBS NETWORK 10:00 PM 30 0.04 227
96 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN2 6:00 PM 60 0.04 141
97 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.04 639
98 RUNNING WILD: OFF THE MAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 11:00 PM 60 0.04 123
99 PARANORMAL CAUGHT ON CAM TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.04 357
100 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.04 455
101 BRAND NEW HOME HOME AND GARDEN TV 6:00 AM 60 0.04 237
102 NIGHTLY POP E! 11:30 PM 30 0.04 125
103 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.04 1,132
104 CHAIN REACTION (GSN) GSN 5:00 PM 30 0.04 445
105 DANGER FORCE NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.04 145
106 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 325
107 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.04 246
108 PRIME NEWS NEWSMAX TV 9:00 PM 60 0.04 208
109 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 12:00 AM 60 0.04 349
110 SHOWCASE GAME: CHC AT ATL/ARI AT STL MLB NETWORK 7:21 PM 171 0.03 188
111 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO USA NETWORK 2:00 PM 40 0.03 144
112 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 160
113 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 7:00 PM 60 0.03 116
114 NBA TODAY L ESPN2 3:00 PM 60 0.03 88
115 QUIEN DA MAS S8 UNIVERSO 10:00 PM 30 0.03 62
116 MSNBC PRESS CONFERENCE MSNBC 11:13 AM 21 0.03 652
117 NBA PO PREGAME SHOW NBA-TV 6:31 PM 29 0.03 100
118 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 4:00 PM 30 0.03 76
119 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.03 670
120 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.03 842
121 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L: 1366 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.03 73
122 SIDE HUSTLE NICKELODEON 7:30 PM 30 0.03 152
123 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 1:00 AM 60 0.03 271
124 TOP CHEF FAMILY STYLE BRAVO 9:45 PM 60 0.03 134
125 PRIMAL SURVIVOR AMZN SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.03 239
126 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.03 622
127 FIRST THINGS FIRST L: 1182 FOX SPORTS 1 7:30 AM 120 0.03 75
128 QUIEN DA MAS S8 UNIVERSO 10:30 PM 30 0.03 50
129 MSNBC REPORTS- LIVE MSNBC 11:34 AM 26 0.03 638
130 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.03 244
131 ITS PONY NICKTOONS 9:30 PM 30 0.03 56
132 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.03 249
133 MORNING JOE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.03 883
134 SECRETS ZOO: TAMPA SNAP NAT GEO WILD 10:00 PM 60 0.03 137
135 STINCHFIELD NEWSMAX TV 8:00 PM 60 0.03 262
136 SECRETS ZOO: TAMPA FL NAT GEO WILD 11:00 PM 15 0.03 113
137 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.03 81
138 25 WORDS OR LESS GSN 3:00 PM 30 0.03 308
139 MSNBC REPORTS- LIVE MSNBC 11:00 AM 13 0.03 591
140 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 11:00 AM 60 0.03 101
141 NFL DRAFT KICKOFF: 2022 NFL DRAFT KICKOFF – DAY 1 NFL NETWORK 11:00 AM 120 0.02 116
142 NASCAR RACE HUB L FOX SPORTS 1 6:00 PM 60 0.02 102
143 UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE L: SF: WEST HAM UNITED /EINTRACHT FRANKFURT TUDN 2:30 PM 150 0.02 82
144 ROB SCHMITT TONIGHT NEWSMAX TV 10:00 PM 60 0.02 160
145 POWER LUNCH CNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.02 205
146 25 WORDS OR LESS GSN 3:30 PM 30 0.02 312
147 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 60 0.02 99
148 GOOD MORNING FOOTBALL: N/A NFL NETWORK 7:00 AM 240 0.02 87
149 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.02 201
150 VICE NEWS TONIGHT VICE 11:00 PM 60 0.02 60

 

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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.