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June 3, 2022

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Thursday 6.2.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  Game 1 of the NBA FINALS was at 3.63, an impressive 0.77 above last July’s Game 1.

CBS:  After reruns at 0.34/0.29/0.28/0.23, the special HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN was at 0.21.

NBC:  Reruns at 0.32/0.34/0.29.

FOX:  MASTERCHEF JR was at 0.40/0.33 compared to last week’s 0.31.

CW:  New episodes aired for the first time since May 5, with WALKER down 0.03 to 0.07, and LEGACIES down a tick to 0.07.

TELEMUNDO:  The line-up was at 0.31/0.18.

UNIVISION:  Aside from the NBA-related programming on ABC, MI FORTUNA ES AMARTE was the night’s highest rated show in 18-34s and tied for the top in 18-49s.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  TNT’s NHL PLAYOFFS game was at 0.47.  ESPN’s COLLEGE SOFTBALL coverage was at 0.25/0.24/0.22/0.17.  TUDN’s SELECCION NACIONAL match was at 0.23.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.22/0.38/3.1M, with CNN’s ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT at 0.12/0.16/800K, and MSNBC’s coverage of the PRESIDENTIAL NEWS CONFERENCE at 0.07/1.2M.  Bravo’s TOP CHEF was at 0.20/0.06 compared to last week’s 0.20/0.05.  On A&E, AFTER THE FIRST 48 rose 0.06 to 0.18, ACCUSED ticked up to 0.14, and INTERROGATION RAW was up 0.02 to 0.12.  ESPN2 simulcast ABC’s NBA FINALS coverage at 0.17.  On Food Network, RESTAURANT: IMPOSSIBLE ticked up to 0.14, and BEAT BOBBY FLAY ticked down to 0.11.  On History, ALONE slipped 0.02 to 0.13, and KINGS OF PAIN ticked down to 0.04.  On HGTV, WINDY CITY REHAB lost 0.02 to 0.12, and FAMILY BUILT was at 0.08.  On We, MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP climbed 0.02 to 0.11, and COMMIT OR QUIT ticked up to 0.05.  On TBS, RAT IN THE KITCHEN lost 0.02 to 0.11, and FULL FRONTAL ticked up to 0.05.  On ID, DEVIL IN THE WEB was at 0.09, and CRIMES GONE VIRAL was at 0.08 compared to last week’s 0.12/0.11.  On MTV, EX ON THE BEACH was steady at 0.08.  AXS’s IMPACT WRESTLING held at 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 June 2, 2022 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NHL PLAYOFFS -CONF FNLS L: EDMONTON/COLORADO TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:09 PM 168 0.47 1,472
2 COLL SOFTBALL WRLD SRS  L: ARIZONA/OKLAHOMA STATE ESPN 9:44 PM 171 0.25 842
3 COLL SOFTBALL WRLD SRS  L: NORTHWESTERN/OKLAHOMA ESPN 3:09 PM 144 0.24 901
4 SELECCION NA?L MX THU: MEXICO / URUGUAY TUDN 9:32 PM 157 0.23 588
5 COLL SOFTBALL WRLD SRS  L: OREGON STATE/FLORIDA ESPN 7:00 PM 143 0.22 901
6 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.22 3,055
7 TOP CHEF BRAVO 8:00 PM 75 0.20 694
8 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.19 3,087
9 AFTER THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.18 670
10 NCAA STUDIO UPDATE  L ESPN 9:23 PM 21 0.18 721
11 NHL PLAYOFFS POSTGAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:57 PM 49 0.18 452
12 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.18 2,473
13 COLL SOFTBALL WRLD SRS  L: TEXAS/UCLA ESPN 12:00 PM 167 0.17 632
14 NBA FINALS SIMULCAST    L: BOSTON/GOLDEN STATE ESPN2 9:00 PM 150 0.17 501
15 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:35 AM 25 0.17 524
16 JESSE WATTERS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.17 2,675
17 NBA PRE-GAME    L ESPN2 8:31 PM 29 0.16 521
18 NCAA STUDIO UPDATE  L ESPN 2:47 PM 22 0.16 617
19 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.15 1,898
20 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN2 11:30 PM 60 0.15 421
21 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.15 455
22 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:33 PM 27 0.15 608
23 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.14 392
24 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.14 2,004
25 RESTAURANT IMPOSSIBLE FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.14 855
26 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.14 2,410
27 ACCUSED: GUILTY OR INNCNT A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 61 0.14 542
28 SEINFELD NICK-AT-NITE 2:09 AM 35 0.14 330
29 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.13 1,465
30 ALONE HISTORY 9:00 PM 94 0.13 1,170
31 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.12 758
32 WINDY CITY REHAB HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 61 0.12 1,005
33 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN2 8:00 PM 31 0.12 360
34 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.12 393
35 INTERROGATION RAW A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 63 0.12 575
36 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.12 1,447
37 BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.11 637
38 MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP: RS WETV 9:00 PM 60 0.11 383
39 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.11 1,550
40 RAT IN THE KITCHEN TBS NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.11 358
41 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.11 321
42 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.11 1,490
43 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.11 1,604
44 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.10 721
45 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.10 1,519
46 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.10 358
47 JUBILIEE/QUEEN ELIZABETH FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.10 1,564
48 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.09 591
49 NHL PLAYOFFS PRE-GAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:00 PM 69 0.09 327
50 JUBILIEE/QUEEN ELIZABETH FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.09 1,322
51 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.09 614
52 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.09 615
53 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.09 514
54 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.09 539
55 DEVIL IN THE WEB INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.09 502
56 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.09 496
57 EX ON THE BEACH MTV SSN 5 MTV 8:00 PM 62 0.08 182
58 FAMILY BUILT HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 60 0.08 835
59 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.08 1,542
60 CRIMES GONE VIRAL INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 30 0.08 570
61 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.08 1,484
62 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.08 294
63 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.08 770
64 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.08 615
65 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.08 599
66 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 233
67 BRAT LOVES JUDY: FL WETV 10:00 PM 17 0.07 261
68 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 15 0.07 260
69 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.07 987
70 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.07 513
71 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN2 7:00 PM 60 0.07 180
72 PRESIDENTIAL NEWS CONF MSNBC 7:31 PM 18 0.07 1,201
73 PARANORMAL CAUGHT ON CAM TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.06 425
74 CNN TONIGHT CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.06 501
75 JUBILIEE/QUEEN ELIZABETH FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.06 874
76 TOP CHEF FAMILY STYLE BRAVO 9:15 PM 60 0.06 276
77 RIZZOLI & ISLES LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 61 0.06 580
78 MOVIE- LMN ACQUIRED PREM: DYING TO MARRY HIM LIFETIME MOVIE NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.06 316
79 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:49 PM 11 0.06 1,223
80 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.06 1,192
81 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO TUDN 12:09 AM 51 0.06 152
82 AROUND THE HORN ESPN2 5:00 PM 30 0.06 190
83 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 31 0.06 1,014
84 UNDISPUTED L: 1446 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.06 135
85 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.06 436
86 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.05 1,193
87 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.05 454
88 FULL FRONTAL W/ SAM BEE TBS NETWORK 10:00 PM 30 0.05 178
89 LBZ: FIRST ALASKANS FL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 15 0.05 399
90 UEFA NATIONS LEAGUE L: SPAIN VS. PORTUGAL FOX SPORTS 1 2:30 PM 150 0.05 167
91 NIGHTLY POP E! 11:30 PM 30 0.05 140
92 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 5:30 PM 30 0.05 142
93 DAILY WAGER   L ESPN2 6:00 PM 60 0.05 116
94 MYSTERIES OF ABANDONED DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 62 0.05 476
95 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.05 356
96 COMMIT OR QUIT WETV 10:17 PM 60 0.05 189
97 AMERICA SAYS GSN 7:30 PM 30 0.05 394
98 PGA TOUR: MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT GOLF CHANNEL 2:00 PM 240 0.04 466
99 MSNBC PRIME MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.04 1,038
100 ULTIMATE COWBOY SHOWDOWN INSP 8:00 PM 60 0.04 519
101 NHL THE POINT L ESPN2 1:30 PM 30 0.04 85
102 SHOWCASE GAME: LAA AT NYY/SEA AT BAL MLB NETWORK 7:09 PM 190 0.04 251
103 LBZ: FIRST ALASKANS SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 7:00 PM 60 0.04 311
104 NBA TODAY L ESPN2 3:00 PM 60 0.04 132
105 KINGS OF PAIN HISTORY 10:34 PM 59 0.04 331
106 RIZZOLI & ISLES LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 58 0.04 525
107 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.04 1,071
108 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:10 PM 50 0.04 692
109 CONCACAF NATIONS LEAGUE L: PANAMA / COSTA RICA TUDN 7:20 PM 132 0.04 120
110 NFL LIVE                L ESPN2 4:00 PM 60 0.04 191
111 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.04 705
112 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 347
113 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 1:00 PM 30 0.04 110
114 SECRETS OF THE ZOO SNAP NAT GEO WILD 10:00 PM 60 0.04 204
115 11TH HOUR W/ S. RUHLE MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.04 732
116 HERD L: 1766 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 150 0.04 105
117 THIS JUST IN L ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.04 94
118 CHAIN REACTION (GSN) GSN 5:00 PM 30 0.03 357
119 RIZZOLI & ISLES LIFETIME TELEVISION 12:01 AM 58 0.03 314
120 IMPACT WRESTLING: 2222 AXS TV 8:00 PM 120 0.03 116
121 LBZ: FIRST ALASKANS SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.03 440
122 NBA PLAYOFFS-FINALS L: BOSTON/GOLDEN STATE ESPN DEPORTES 8:57 PM 154 0.03 73
123 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.03 605
124 LBZ: FIRST ALASKANS SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.03 354
125 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 171
126 NBA GAMETIME LIVE-FNLS L: NBA GAMETIME LIVE-FNLS GM1 NBA-TV 7:00 PM 120 0.03 87
127 PRIME BASEBALL GAME/JIP MLB NETWORK 11:32 PM 93 0.03 128
128 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.03 1,120
129 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L FOX SPORTS 1 5:00 PM 60 0.03 65
130 TECHCHECK CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.03 206
131 AMBITIONS BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 6:00 PM 60 0.03 119
132 US WOMENS OPEN: PINE NEEDLES LODGE & GOLF CLUB USA NETWORK 3:00 PM 300 0.03 166
133 FIRST THINGS FIRST L: 1207 FOX SPORTS 1 7:30 AM 120 0.03 69
134 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.03 621
135 ULTIMATE COWBOY SHOWDOWN INSP 1:00 AM 60 0.03 330
136 CHRIS JANSING REPORTS MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.03 627
137 NASCAR WHELEN MOD TOUR USA NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.03 123
138 MLBT ON DECK CIRCLE MLB NETWORK 6:03 PM 66 0.03 105
139 NBA GAMETIME FNLS RECAP L NBA-TV 11:32 PM 107 0.03 89
140 SOTZ: DOWN UNDER COMPS NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 60 0.03 177
141 MSNBC PRESS CONFERENCE MSNBC 11:17 AM 53 0.03 667
142 VARNEY & COMPANY FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 9:00 AM 60 0.02 332
143 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 12:00 PM 60 0.02 73
144 GREG KELLY REPORTS NEWSMAX TV 7:00 PM 60 0.02 258
145 FOR THE LOVE OF JASON WETV 11:17 PM 35 0.02 119
146 ROLAND GARROS TENNIS CHANNEL 10:40 AM 117 0.02 249
147 MORNING JOE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.02 752
148 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.02 304
149 MSNBC REPORTS- LIVE MSNBC 11:00 AM 17 0.02 598
150 VARNEY & COMPANY FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 10:00 AM 60 0.02 292
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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.