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May 6, 2022

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Thursday 5.5.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  The line-up aired new episodes for the first time in a month, with STATION 19 down 0.03 to 0.60, GREY’S ANATOMY up 0.02 to 0.65, and BIG SKY down 0.03 to 0.26.

CBS:  After reruns at 0.36/0.26/0.27, HOW WE ROLL dropped 0.05 to 0.27, followed by a BULL rerun at 0.17.

NBC:  LAW & ORDER fell 0.07 to 0.38, SVU gained 0.04 to 0.64, and LAW & ORDER: ORGANIZED CRIME was up 0.08 to 0.56.

FOX:  MASTERCHEF JR ticked up to 0.38.  The season finale of CALL ME KAT was at 0.36, up 0.09 from last week and down 0.12 from the 2021 finale.  WELCOME TO FLATCH rose 0.05 to 0.21.

CW:  WALKER climbed 0.03 to 0.10, and LEGACIES was up 0.03 to 0.08.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  TNT’s NHL PLAYOFFS games were at 0.35/0.33, and TBS’s games were at 0.17/0.17.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.24/0.41/3.1M, with CNN’s SITUATION ROOM at 0.12/0.14/600K, and MSNBC’s ALL IN WITH CHRIS HAYES at 0.07/1.2M.  Bravo’s TOP CHEF was at 0.21/0.03 compared to last week’s 0.24/0.03.  On HGTV, HOUSE HUNTERS INTL rose 0.04 to 0.19, HOUSE HUNTERS gained 0.02 to 0.16, and WINDY CITY REHAB ticked down to 0.14.  ESPN’s COLLEGE SOFTBALL was at 0.15.  FX’s ATLANTA leaped 0.09 to 0.13.  On MTV, SIESTA KEY edged up 0.02 to 0.12, and EX ON THE BEACH was up 0.02 to 0.07.  We’s MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP was steady at 0.12.  A&E’s NIGHTWATCH ticked down to 0.11.  History’s SWAMP PEOPLE was at 0.11.  On Food Network, RESTAURANT: IMPOSSIBLE dropped 0.04 to 0.11.  Discovery’s MYSTERIES OF THE ABANDONED was at 0.08 compared to last week’s 0.08/0.08.  AXS’s IMPACT WRESTLING was up 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 May 5, 2022 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NHL PLAYOFFS – QTR FNLS L: PITTSBURGH/NY RANGERS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:00 PM 169 0.35 1,003
2 NHL PLAYOFFS – QTR FNLS L: NASHVILLE/COLORADO TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:49 PM 191 0.33 793
3 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.24 3,047
4 TOP CHEF BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.21 707
5 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.21 3,220
6 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:31 PM 30 0.19 1,184
7 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.19 2,627
8 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.19 723
9 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.18 2,135
10 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.18 2,219
11 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.17 2,407
12 NHL PLAYOFFS – QTR FNLS L: DALLAS/CALGARY TBS NETWORK 10:19 PM 161 0.17 378
13 NHL PLAYOFFS – QTR FNLS L: WASHINGTON/FLORIDA TBS NETWORK 7:30 PM 169 0.17 470
14 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 30 0.16 1,209
15 JESSE WATTERS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.16 2,186
16 COLL SOFTBALL REG SSN   L: OKLAHOMA STATE/OKLAHOMA ESPN 8:00 PM 150 0.15 589
17 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.15 460
18 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 12 0.14 1,867
19 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.14 489
20 WINDY CITY REHAB HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 61 0.14 1,050
21 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.14 344
22 ATLANTA FX 10:00 PM 42 0.13 305
23 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.13 442
24 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.13 1,790
25 SIESTA KEY SSN 4B MTV 9:00 PM 60 0.12 230
26 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.12 1,089
27 MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP: RS WETV 9:00 PM 60 0.12 359
28 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.12 607
29 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.11 1,595
30 NIGHTWATCH A&E NETWORK 10:02 PM 63 0.11 510
31 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.11 263
32 SWAMP PEOPLE HISTORY 9:00 PM 95 0.11 954
33 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.11 413
34 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 10:30 PM 30 0.11 368
35 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.11 1,435
36 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:15 AM 45 0.11 1,209
37 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.11 375
38 RESTAURANT IMPOSSIBLE FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 90 0.11 792
39 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.10 1,464
40 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.10 1,544
41 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.10 1,667
42 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.10 767
43 SR/AMBER HEARD TESTIMONY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:12 AM 63 0.10 1,295
44 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.10 359
45 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN 7:00 PM 60 0.10 381
46 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.10 1,437
47 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.10 285
48 THIS JUST IN  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.10 255
49 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.09 630
50 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.09 1,367
51 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.09 598
52 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 258
53 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.09 730
54 NBA TODAY L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.09 301
55 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.09 695
56 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.09 635
57 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.09 971
58 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:00 PM 60 0.08 261
59 MYSTERIES OF ABANDONED: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 121 0.08 536
60 COMMIT OR QUIT FIRST LOOK WETV 10:00 PM 14 0.07 254
61 MFAKM: SUPERSIZED TLC 9:00 PM 60 0.07 545
62 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.07 616
63 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.07 1,220
64 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 15 0.07 283
65 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.07 500
66 UNDISPUTED L: 1426 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.07 160
67 CHEF BOOT CAMP FOOD NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.07 255
68 EX ON THE BEACH MTV SSN 5 MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.07 164
69 DANGER FORCE NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.07 276
70 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.07 552
71 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.07 566
72 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.07 208
73 NHL PLAYOFFS PRE-GAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 6:30 PM 30 0.07 168
74 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.07 508
75 MSNBC PRIME MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.07 1,301
76 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.06 505
77 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.06 158
78 HERD L: 1745 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.06 131
79 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.06 433
80 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.06 529
81 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.06 985
82 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 12:00 AM 60 0.06 431
83 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 9:00 PM 30 0.06 168
84 PARANORMAL CAUGHT ON CAM TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.05 409
85 PGA TOUR: WELLS FARGO CHAMPIONSHIP GOLF CHANNEL 1:58 PM 242 0.05 372
86 CLOSING BELL CNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.05 286
87 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.05 1,363
88 11TH HOUR W/ S. RUHLE MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.05 806
89 SIDE HUSTLE NICKELODEON 7:30 PM 30 0.05 228
90 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 1:00 AM 60 0.05 345
91 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 350
92 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.04 271
93 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.04 807
94 WE BABY BEARS THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:00 PM 15 0.04 152
95 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: NYM AT PHI/TOR AT CLE MLB NETWORK 6:49 PM 197 0.04 237
96 POWER LUNCH CNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.04 250
97 RUNNING WILD: OFF THE MAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.04 246
98 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.04 1,067
99 RUNNING WILD: OFF THE MAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 11:00 PM 60 0.04 171
100 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.04 1,106
101 IMPACT WRESTLING: 2218 AXS TV 8:00 PM 120 0.04 108
102 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.04 442
103 ULTIMATE COWBOY SHOWDOWN INSP 1:00 AM 60 0.04 272
104 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 268
105 MAD MONEY CNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.04 212
106 FAST FOODIES TRUTV 10:30 PM 18 0.03 104
107 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.03 97
108 NHL PLAYOFFS POSTGAME TBS NETWORK 1:00 AM 33 0.03 90
109 TOP CHEF FAMILY STYLE BRAVO 9:30 PM 60 0.03 157
110 ULTIMATE COWBOY SHOWDOWN INSP 8:00 PM 60 0.03 635
111 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 186
112 CLOSING BELL CNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.03 283
113 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.03 620
114 PRIMAL SURVIVOR AMZN SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.03 299
115 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.03 278
116 QUIEN DA MAS S11 UNIVERSO 10:30 PM 30 0.03 60
117 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.03 254
118 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.03 73
119 FAST MONEY CNBC 5:00 PM 60 0.03 219
120 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.03 641
121 NBA ACTION NBA-TV 9:30 PM 30 0.03 86
122 BORN MUCKY: LIFE ON THE F ANIMAL PLANET 11:00 PM 60 0.03 119
123 MSNBC REPORTS- LIVE MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.03 545
124 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.03 266
125 GET UP: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.03 97
126 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.03 632
127 CNBC SPECIAL REPORT CNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.03 145
128 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.03 617
129 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L: 1370 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.03 74
130 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: STL AT SF/TB AT SEA MLB NETWORK 10:06 PM 162 0.03 159
131 TECHCHECK CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.03 245
132 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.03 168
133 NEWS W SHEPARD SMITH, THE CNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.03 259
134 AMERICA SAYS GSN 7:30 PM 30 0.03 315
135 25 WORDS OR LESS GSN 3:00 PM 30 0.03 271
136 SQUAWK BOX: N/A CNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.03 136
137 GOLF CENTRAL-POST GOLF CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.03 134
138 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO L TUDN 10:00 PM 60 0.03 60
139 JOSE DIAZ-BALART REPORTS MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.02 620
140 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.02 168
141 FIRST THINGS FIRST L: 1187 FOX SPORTS 1 7:30 AM 120 0.02 64
142 MORNING JOE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.02 887
143 VARNEY & COMPANY FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 10:00 AM 60 0.02 339
144 25 WORDS OR LESS GSN 3:30 PM 30 0.02 261
145 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.02 138
146 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.02 84
147 QUIEN DA MAS S11 UNIVERSO 10:00 PM 30 0.02 45
148 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.02 127
149 NFL LIVE ESPN2 5:00 PM 60 0.02 79
150 NASCAR RACE HUB L FOX SPORTS 1 6:00 PM 60 0.02 126
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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."