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May 27, 2022

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Thursday 5.26.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  The 2-hour season finale of GREY’S ANATOMY was at 0.65, up 0.05 from last week but down 0.19 from the 2021 finale.  A rerun of THE ROOKIE followed at 0.23.

CBS:  After reruns at 0.40/0.36/0.34/0.24, the series finale of BULL gained 0.02 to 0.32.

NBC:  Reruns at 0.37/0.34/0.25.

FOX:  MASTERCHEF JR dropped 0.07 to 0.31.  The season finale episodes of WELCOME TO FLATCH were at 0.15/0.15, compared to last week’s 0.15/0.12.

CW:  Reruns at 0.03/0.01.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  TNT’s NBA PLAYOFFS game was at 2.11.  ESPN’s NHL PLAYOFFS games were at 0.53/0.44.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s THE FIVE at 0.23/0.38/3.1M, with CNN’s ANDERSON COOPER 360 at 0.13/0.18/800K, and MSNBC’s REIDOUT was at 0.08/1.1M.  TUDN’s LIGA match was at 0.21.  Bravo’s TOP CHEF was at 0.20/0.05 compared to last week’s 0.20/0.03.  On Food Network, RESTAURANT: IMPOSSIBLE gained 0.02 to 0.13 and BEAT BOBBY FLAY was at 0.12.  History’s ALONE returned at 0.15, and KINGS OF PAIN was at 0.05.  On HGTV, WINDY CITY REHAB slipped 0.02 to 0.14, HOUSE HUNTERS INTL ticked down to 0.14, and HOUSE HUNTERS was steady at 0.12.  On A&E, ACCUSED was at 0.13, AFTER THE FIRST 48 was at 0.12, and INTERROGATION RAW was at 0.09.  On TBS, RAT IN THE KITCHEN rose 0.03 to 0.13, and FULL FRONTAL was down 0.02 to 0.04.  On MTV, SIESTA KEY ticked down to 0.12, and EX ON THE BEACH held at 0.08.  On ID, CRIMES GONE VIRAL was at 0.12/0.11.  On We, MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP ticked up to 0.09, and COMMIT OR QUIT ticked up to 0.04.  Discovery’s MYSTERIES OF THE ABANDONED was steady at 0.05.  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 May 26, 2022 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA PLAYOFFS- CONF FNLS L: MAVERICKS/WARRIORS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:01 PM 145 2.11 6,793
2 INSIDE THE NBA PLAYOFFS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 11:26 PM 53 1.19 3,746
3 NHL CONF SEMIFINALS L: NEW YORK RANGERS/CAROLINA ESPN 7:00 PM 164 0.53 1,770
4 NBA PLAYOFFS PRE-GAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:00 PM 61 0.47 1,551
5 NHL CONF SEMIFINALS L: EDMONTON/CALGARY ESPN 9:44 PM 184 0.44 1,169
6 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.23 3,137
7 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.22 3,028
8 LIGA MX THU: FINAL: ATLAS / PACHUCA TUDN 9:31 PM 156 0.21 500
9 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.20 1,984
10 TOP CHEF BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.20 631
11 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.17 2,314
12 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.16 2,002
13 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.16 2,269
14 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:48 AM 72 0.16 433
15 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.15 640
16 JESSE WATTERS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.15 2,416
17 RESTAURANT IMPOSSIBLE FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.15 858
18 ALONE HISTORY 9:00 PM 94 0.15 1,283
19 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.14 1,762
20 WINDY CITY REHAB HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 61 0.14 967
21 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:31 PM 30 0.14 1,029
22 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.14 400
23 ACCUSED: GUILTY OR INNCNT A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 61 0.13 558
24 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.13 824
25 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.13 418
26 RAT IN THE KITCHEN TBS NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.13 451
27 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.13 1,741
28 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.13 1,561
29 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.12 1,539
30 SIESTA KEY SSN 4B MTV 9:00 PM 60 0.12 263
31 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 30 0.12 1,055
32 CNN TONIGHT CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.12 659
33 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.12 1,627
34 BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.12 725
35 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.12 1,628
36 THIS JUST IN  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.12 287
37 AFTER THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.12 570
38 COLL SOFTBALL SUPER REG L: TEXAS/ARKANSAS ESPN2 7:00 PM 176 0.12 575
39 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.12 302
40 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.12 287
41 COLL SOFTBALL SUPER REG L ESPN2 9:56 PM 107 0.12 469
42 CRIMES GONE VIRAL INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:30 PM 30 0.12 618
43 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.11 438
44 NBA TODAY L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.11 296
45 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.11 1,591
46 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.11 1,648
47 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.11 1,615
48 DEVIL IN THE WEB INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 61 0.11 577
49 CRIMES GONE VIRAL INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 30 0.11 576
50 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.11 1,482
51 MFAKM: SUPERSIZED TLC 9:00 PM 60 0.10 634
52 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.10 328
53 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.10 1,094
54 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.10 295
55 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.10 287
56 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.10 676
57 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.10 607
58 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.10 541
59 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.09 1,053
60 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.09 686
61 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.09 854
62 MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP: RS WETV 9:00 PM 60 0.09 323
63 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.09 735
64 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.09 728
65 SPORTSCENTER 12AM ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.09 248
66 INTERROGATION RAW A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 63 0.09 461
67 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.09 762
68 CHEF BOOT CAMP FOOD NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.08 269
69 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.08 451
70 EX ON THE BEACH MTV SSN 5 MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.08 193
71 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.08 1,051
72 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.08 507
73 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.08 534
74 MSNBC PRIME MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.07 1,248
75 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO TUDN 12:07 AM 60 0.07 208
76 UNDISPUTED L: 1441 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.07 162
77 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.07 596
78 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.07 779
79 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 12:00 AM 60 0.07 398
80 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.07 595
81 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 AM 60 0.07 567
82 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.06 1,159
83 DANGER FORCE NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.06 279
84 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.06 557
85 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.06 1,256
86 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.06 1,301
87 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 394
88 FORBIDDEN HISTORY SCIENCE 9:00 PM 60 0.06 330
89 PARANORMAL CAUGHT ON CAM TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.06 404
90 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.06 1,190
91 KINGS OF PAIN HISTORY 10:34 PM 59 0.05 380
92 SIDE HUSTLE NICKELODEON 7:30 PM 30 0.05 238
93 MYSTERIES OF ABANDONED DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 62 0.05 540
94 PARAMOUNT NETWORK MOVIE: RISKY BUSINESS PARAMOUNT 1:00 AM 120 0.05 162
95 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.05 915
96 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 1:00 AM 60 0.05 304
97 MORNING JOE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.05 886
98 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 308
99 TOP CHEF FAMILY STYLE BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.05 231
100 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN2 11:43 PM 60 0.05 190
101 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 156
102 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.05 206
103 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.05 672
104 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 147
105 COMMIT OR QUIT WETV 10:00 PM 60 0.04 171
106 AMERICA SAYS GSN 7:30 PM 30 0.04 340
107 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.04 253
108 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: NYY AT TB/PHI AT ATL MLB NETWORK 6:40 PM 170 0.04 233
109 HERD L: 1760 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.04 102
110 FULL FRONTAL W/ SAM BEE TBS NETWORK 10:00 PM 30 0.04 233
111 NFL LIVE ESPN2 12:43 AM 18 0.04 113
112 ULTIMATE COWBOY SHOWDOWN INSP 8:00 PM 60 0.04 494
113 CHRIS JANSING REPORTS MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.04 622
114 MSNBC REPORTS- LIVE MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.04 480
115 BRAT LOVES JUDY: FL WETV 8:46 PM 14 0.04 154
116 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.04 155
117 JOSE DIAZ-BALART REPORTS MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.03 647
118 FUTBOL CENTRAL THU TUDN 9:00 PM 31 0.03 96
119 TEEN TITANS GO THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:00 PM 15 0.03 172
120 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.03 242
121 PRIMAL SURVIVOR AMZN SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.03 190
122 RUNNING WILD: OFF THE MAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.03 149
123 25 WORDS OR LESS GSN 3:00 PM 30 0.03 338
124 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: TOR AT LAA/TEX AT OAK MLB NETWORK 9:30 PM 187 0.03 129
125 PGA TOUR: CHARLES SCHWAB CHALLENGE GOLF CHANNEL 4:00 PM 180 0.03 368
126 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.03 81
127 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.03 511
128 DESUS & MERO S4 SHOWTIME PRIME 11:00 PM 27 0.03 58
129 11TH HOUR W/ S. RUHLE MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.03 720
130 IMPACT WRESTLING: 2221 AXS TV 8:00 PM 120 0.03 125
131 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 11:00 AM 60 0.03 94
132 CLOSING BELL CNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.03 255
133 SECRETS OF THE ZOO SNAP NAT GEO WILD 10:00 PM 60 0.03 177
134 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.03 274
135 AROUND THE HORN ESPN2 1:01 AM 29 0.03 78
136 THIS JUST IN ESPN2 3:00 PM 60 0.03 82
137 ULTIMATE COWBOY SHOWDOWN INSP 1:00 AM 60 0.03 311
138 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L: 1384 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.03 66
139 NIGHTLY POP E! 11:30 PM 30 0.02 93
140 TECHCHECK CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.02 213
141 SECRETS OF THE ZOO SNAP NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 60 0.02 174
142 LEGENDS & LIES FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.02 123
143 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 1:30 AM 30 0.02 66
144 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.02 223
145 WEATHER UNDERGROUND THE WEATHER CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.02 124
146 NASCAR RACE HUB L FOX SPORTS 1 6:00 PM 60 0.02 85
147 MLB TONIGHT BP MLB NETWORK 5:00 PM 100 0.02 87
148 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 4:00 PM 30 0.02 68
149 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.02 133
150 CHAIN REACTION (GSN) GSN 5:00 PM 30 0.02 399
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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.