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August 5, 2022

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Thursday 8.4.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  PRESS YOUR LUCK gained 0.07 to 0.53, GENERATION GAP jumped 0.11 to 0.46, and THE CON was up 0.03 to 0.26.

CBS:  Reruns at 0.33/0.27 were followed by BIG BROTHER down 0.05 to 0.73, with another rerun afterward at 0.19.

NBC:  The NFL HALL OF FAME game kicked off preseason football at 1.41, down 0.63 from last year’s game on FOX.

FOX:  Reruns at 0.17/0.12/0.11.

CW:  Reruns at 0.03/0.03.

TELEMUNDO:  CASA DE FAMOSOS slipped 0.02 to 0.31, AMOR VALIENTE dropped 0.08 to 0.16, and INFIEL was down 0.04 to 0.21.

UNIVISION:  MEXICANA Y EL GUERO lost 0.05 to 0.19, HERENCIA LEGADO was steady at 0.33, and MUJER DE NADIE was down 0.03 to 0.24.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  Cable news was led by Fox News’s THE FIVE at 0.23/0.38/3.3M, with CNN’s ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT at 0.09/0.13/700K, and MSNBC PRIME at 0.06/1.3M.  On MTV, JERSEY SHORE ticked up to 0.23, and BUCKHEAD SHORE held at 0.07.  Bravo’s SOUTHERN CHARM ticked up to 0.18.  On Food Network, BEAT BOBBY FLAY edged up 0.02 to 0.16.  On History, ALONE gained 0.03 to 0.15, with an after-show special at 0.06.  On A&E, ACCUSED was steady at 0.13.  On HGTV, HOUSE HUNTERS INTL ticked up to 0.13, and HOUSE HUNTERS was down 0.02 to 0.11.  On USA, CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST ticked up to 0.11, and LIFE IN THE FAST LANE was steady at 0.05.  ESPN’s THE CAPTAIN was at 0.10/0.10 compared to last week’s 0.21/0.16.  We’s BRAT LOVES JUDY rose 0.04 to 0.09.  Discovery’s BATTLEBOTS was at 0.07.  Comedy Central’s HELL OF A WEEK gained 0.02 to 0.07.  AXS’s IMPACT WRESTLING was steady at 0.03.  Freeform’s just-renewed GOOD TROUBLE held at 0.02/51K. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Thursday August 4, 2022 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.23 3,300
2 JERSEY SHORE:FAM VACA S5B MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.23 431
3 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.21 2,995
4 SOUTHERN CHARM BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.18 690
5 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.17 2,366
6 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.17 2,095
7 BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.16 754
8 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.16 1,856
9 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.15 1,947
10 ALONE HISTORY 9:00 PM 94 0.15 1,314
11 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.15 2,309
12 JESSE WATTERS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.14 2,613
13 ACCUSED: GUILTY OR INNCNT A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 61 0.13 520
14 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.13 555
15 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.13 979
16 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.12 1,803
17 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.12 1,659
18 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.12 1,595
19 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.12 1,556
20 NO DEMO RENO REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.11 803
21 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.11 316
22 CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST USA NETWORK 9:00 PM 31 0.11 512
23 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 30 0.11 337
24 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.11 1,006
25 LOVE AFTER LOCKUP: FL WETV 8:48 PM 12 0.11 315
26 GENNDY TARTAKOVKSY PRIMAL ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 30 0.11 231
27 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRUTV 10:00 PM 30 0.10 267
28 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.10 286
29 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.10 456
30 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.10 1,577
31 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.10 1,563
32 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.10 1,493
33 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:00 AM 60 0.10 238
34 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.10 296
35 ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY ESPN 10:00 PM 60 0.10 335
36 ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY ESPN 9:00 PM 60 0.10 374
37 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.09 353
38 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.09 1,478
39 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.09 726
40 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.09 915
41 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.09 1,037
42 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.09 1,038
43 BRAT LOVES JUDY WETV 9:00 PM 60 0.09 227
44 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.08 845
45 CNN TONIGHT CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.08 722
46 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.08 687
47 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.08 688
48 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:00 AM 60 0.08 168
49 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.08 752
50 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.08 262
51 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN 11:00 PM 60 0.08 245
52 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.08 159
53 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.08 224
54 SOUTHERN CHARM BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.08 304
55 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.08 1,284
56 HARLEY QUINN TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 11:00 PM 30 0.08 281
57 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.08 705
58 UNDISPUTED L: 1491 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.07 167
59 NBA TODAY L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.07 227
60 BATTLEBOTS: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 121 0.07 563
61 DR. PIMPLE POPPER: SUPERS TLC 9:00 PM 60 0.07 695
62 HELL OF A WEEK COMEDY CENTRAL 11:30 PM 30 0.07 182
63 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.07 916
64 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.07 257
65 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.07 498
66 BUCKHEAD SHORE MTV 9:00 PM 60 0.07 135
67 THIS JUST IN  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.07 193
68 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.07 722
69 ALONE: SKILLS CHALLENGE HISTORY 10:34 PM 29 0.06 650
70 MSNBC PRIME MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.06 1,275
71 YOUNG DYLAN NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.06 221
72 PARA CAUGHT CAM REPACK: TPCC-1R17R24H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.06 281
73 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.06 731
74 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 142
75 HERD L: 1818 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.06 132
76 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.06 733
77 THAT GIRL LAY LAY NICKELODEON 7:30 PM 30 0.06 198
78 COPS REELZCHANNEL 11:30 PM 30 0.05 274
79 11TH HOUR W/ S. RUHLE MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.05 850
80 NFL TOTAL ACCESS: N/A NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 120 0.05 139
81 COPS REELZCHANNEL 11:00 PM 30 0.05 264
82 ME OR THE MENU FOOD NETWORK 12:00 PM 60 0.05 214
83 A. DILLON LIFE FAST LANE USA NETWORK 9:31 PM 31 0.05 249
84 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.05 444
85 PEOPLE PUZZLER GSN 6:00 PM 30 0.05 418
86 RIZZOLI & ISLES LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 61 0.05 544
87 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.05 966
88 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.05 1,106
89 MIDDLEMOST POST NICKELODEON 2:00 PM 30 0.04 188
90 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.04 1,280
91 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.04 1,086
92 COPS REELZCHANNEL 10:30 PM 30 0.04 309
93 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.04 627
94 MOVIE- LMN ACQUIRED PREM: MISSING TWIN LIFETIME MOVIE NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.04 314
95 RIZZOLI & ISLES LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 58 0.04 527
96 MORNING JOE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.04 838
97 101 PLACES TO PARTY BEFOR TRUTV 10:30 PM 30 0.04 107
98 COPS REELZCHANNEL 10:00 PM 30 0.04 337
99 PGA TOUR: WYNDHAM CHAMPIONSHIP GOLF CHANNEL 1:58 PM 242 0.04 314
100 FRIGHT CLUB TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.04 307
101 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.04 784
102 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.04 1,163
103 BUGS BUNNY BUILDERS THE CARTOON NETWORK 9:30 AM 30 0.04 92
104 TEEN TITANS GO THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:00 PM 15 0.04 113
105 PRIME BASEBALL GAME/JIP MLB NETWORK 10:04 PM 71 0.03 175
106 QUICK PITCH MLB NETWORK 11:15 PM 60 0.03 101
107 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.03 555
108 JOSE DIAZ-BALART REPORTS MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.03 639
109 RUNNING WILD: CHALL-SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.03 264
110 NIGHTLY POP E! 11:30 PM 30 0.03 151
111 INSIDE TRAINING CAMP LIVE: N/A NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 240 0.03 105
112 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 60 0.03 64
113 RUNNING WILD: CHALL-SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.03 180
114 GORDON: UNCHARTED SD SNAP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.03 176
115 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 353
116 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   L ESPN2 4:30 PM 30 0.03 80
117 IJ: AFTER PARTY TRUTV 11:00 PM 30 0.03 75
118 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 299
119 COPS REELZCHANNEL 9:30 PM 30 0.03 325
120 MAD MONEY CNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.03 141
121 INSIDE TRAINING CAMP LIVE: N/A NFL NETWORK 10:00 AM 240 0.03 80
122 NFL LIVE ESPN2 5:00 PM 60 0.03 77
123 IMPACT WRESTLING: 2231 AXS TV 8:00 PM 120 0.03 115
124 SNAPPED CRIMENES DE PASIO: SEASON 21 UNIVERSO 9:00 PM 120 0.03 98
125 ROB SCHMITT TONIGHT NEWSMAX TV 7:00 PM 60 0.03 239
126 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 139
127 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.02 78
128 NEWS W SHEPARD SMITH, THE CNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.02 232
129 MSNBC REPORTS- LIVE MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.02 591
130 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 4:00 PM 30 0.02 85
131 NASCAR RACE HUB L FOX SPORTS 1 5:30 PM 60 0.02 80
132 CROC THAT ATE JAWS SNAP NAT GEO WILD 8:00 PM 60 0.02 91
133 RIZZOLI & ISLES LIFETIME TELEVISION 1:01 AM 61 0.02 219
134 AFTERNOON BASEBALL GAME: LAD AT SF/COL AT SD MLB NETWORK 4:00 PM 175 0.02 242
135 $100,000 PYRAMID, THE GSN 4:00 PM 60 0.02 423
136 DAILY WAGER   L ESPN2 6:00 PM 60 0.02 56
137 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.02 68
138 25 WORDS OR LESS GSN 3:00 PM 30 0.02 360
139 EASTMAN?S HUNTING TV OUTDOOR CHANNEL 11:00 PM 30 0.02 51
140 CHRIS JANSING REPORTS MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.02 638
141 GET UP: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.02 80
142 MLB REGULAR SEASON L: TAMPA BAY RAYS/DETROIT TIGERS FOX SPORTS 1 7:05 PM 186 0.02 192
143 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.02 698
144 FIRST THINGS FIRST L: 1252 FOX SPORTS 1 7:30 AM 120 0.02 77
145 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.02 140
146 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 12:00 AM 60 0.02 43
147 25 WORDS OR LESS GSN 3:30 PM 30 0.02 387
148 THROWBACK NFL NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.02 95
149 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.02 197
150 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.02 118

 

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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.