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January 6, 2022

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Tuesday 1.4.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  The midseason lineup began with the premiere of JUDGE STEVE HARVEY at 0.73.  ABBOTT ELEMENTARY had its official premiere at 0.64, up a tick from its preview airing in December.  The season premiere of BLACK-ISH was at 0.53, close to last season’s 0.6 premiere.  QUEENS aired for the first time since December 14 and was up 0.04 to 0.28.

CBS:  The lineup aired for the first time since December 14, with FBI up a tick to 0.76, FBI: INTERNATIONAL (airing a new episode for the first time since December 7 up 0.02 to 0.56, and FBI: MOST WANTED down 0.22 to 0.47.

NBC:  Also airing for the first time since preview runs in December, AMERICAN AUTO’s official premiere was at 0.39 (compared to 0.36/0.27), and GRAND CREW’s was at 0.30 (compared to 0.40/0.30).  The season premiere of THIS IS US was at 1.05, steady with last season’s midseason premiere at 1.0 (the fall season premiere was at 1.4).  NEW AMSTERDAM aired a new episode for the first time since November 23, and was down 0.02 to 0.37.

FOX:  GORDON RAMSEY’S ROAD TRIP was at 0.30.

CW:  Reruns at 0.13/0.09/0.07.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL bowl game was at 0.69, with a COLLEGE BASKETBALL game at 0.46.  On History, CURSE OF OAK ISLAND jumped 0.15 to 0.33, with lead-out/lead-in specials respectively at 0.19/0.18.  Bravo’s VANDERPUMP RULES gained 0.03 to 0.26.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s THE FIVE at 0.26/0.41/3.4M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.14/0.25/2.2M, and CNN’s LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER at 0.11/0.17/800K.  On Food Network, CHOPPED dipped 0.02 to 0.22, and RAID THE FRIDGE was down 0.03 to 0.12.  On HGTV, UGLIEST HOUSE IN AMERICA was at 0.21, FIXER TO FABULOUS ticked up to 0.17, HOUSE HUNTERS was steady at 0.17.  On TLC, 7 JKTTLE JOHNSTONS lost 0.03 to 0.18, and I AM JAZZ held at 0.18.  On ID, MURDER IN THE HEARTLAND ticked up to 0.16, and MURDER UNDER THE FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS was at 0.15.  USA’s WWE NXT stayed at 0.16.  BET’s ASSISTED LIVING was up 0.02 to 0.12 (plus 0.01/44K via BET Her simulcast). 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Tuesday January 4, 2022 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 COLL FTBL BOWL GAME L: LSU/KANSAS STATE ESPN 9:16 PM 186 0.69 2,364
2 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: KENTUCKY/LSU ESPN 7:00 PM 136 0.46 1,484
3 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.33 2,241
4 VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.26 657
5 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.26 3,365
6 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 12:22 AM 68 0.26 709
7 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.25 3,279
8 CHOPPED FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.22 896
9 UGLIEST HOUSE IN AMERICA HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 31 0.21 1,348
10 BEYOND OAK ISLAND HISTORY 10:03 PM 62 0.19 1,372
11 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.19 1,799
12 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.19 597
13 7 LITTLE JOHNSTONS TLC 8:00 PM 60 0.18 994
14 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.18 760
15 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND SPCLS HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.18 1,318
16 I AM JAZZ TLC 9:00 PM 60 0.18 787
17 FIXER TO FABULOUS HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 61 0.17 1,316
18 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:32 PM 30 0.17 1,097
19 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.17 2,497
20 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.16 2,649
21 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 1:30 AM 60 0.16 453
22 MURDER IN THE HEARTLAND INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.16 751
23 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.16 529
24 WWE NXT: WWE NXT USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 128 0.16 685
25 FOX NEWS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.15 1,858
26 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.15 2,113
27 LIFE BELOW ZERO NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.15 939
28 MURDER FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHT INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 61 0.15 740
29 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: SACRAMENTO/LA LAKERS NBA-TV 10:36 PM 146 0.15 414
30 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.14 427
31 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.14 2,166
32 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.14 548
33 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.13 480
34 HOUSE OF PAYNE (2020) BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:00 PM 30 0.13 483
35 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.13 1,521
36 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.13 1,447
37 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.13 1,388
38 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.12 1,743
39 RAID THE FRIDGE FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.12 516
40 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.12 1,589
41 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.12 402
42 STORAGE WARS A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 28 0.12 623
43 ASSISTED LIVING BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:30 PM 30 0.12 453
44 NBA TODAY L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.12 363
45 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.11 1,687
46 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.11 462
47 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.11 807
48 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN2 9:11 PM 111 0.11 493
49 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.11 1,665
50 NBA GAMETIME LIVE NBA-TV 10:12 PM 24 0.11 323
51 STORAGE WARS A&E NETWORK 9:30 PM 31 0.10 734
52 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.10 727
53 I AM JAZZ: MORE JAZZ TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.10 488
54 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.10 1,442
55 STORAGE WARS A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 30 0.10 686
56 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.10 860
57 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: OKLAHOMA/BAYLOR ESPN2 7:00 PM 131 0.10 381
58 THIS JUST IN  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.10 334
59 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.10 786
60 CASTLE LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 58 0.10 482
61 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.10 307
62 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.10 744
63 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.09 1,300
64 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: INDIANA/NEW YORK NBA-TV 7:34 PM 158 0.09 292
65 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.09 911
66 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.09 657
67 UNDISPUTED L: 1339 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.09 284
68 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.09 1,643
69 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.09 670
70 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.09 658
71 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.09 1,489
72 SHIPPING WARS A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 31 0.09 487
73 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.08 1,550
74 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.08 665
75 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.08 694
76 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:30 PM 30 0.08 505
77 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.08 702
78 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND SPCLS HISTORY 7:00 PM 60 0.08 622
79 11TH HOUR MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.08 970
80 SHIPPING WARS A&E NETWORK 10:32 PM 32 0.07 395
81 VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.07 232
82 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.07 868
83 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.07 628
84 SP HGTV DREAM HOME HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 AM 60 0.07 348
85 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.07 487
86 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.07 219
87 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.07 1,200
88 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:00 PM 30 0.06 498
89 SO: FASTEST IN AMER SPC: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 181 0.06 292
90 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.06 516
91 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.06 605
92 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN2 11:02 PM 58 0.06 169
93 BITCHIN RIDES MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 60 0.06 365
94 REAL STEEL: REAL STEEL HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 127 0.06 206
95 DATELINE: UNFORGETTABLE OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.06 256
96 HERD L: 1657 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.06 156
97 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.06 1,321
98 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN2 12:00 AM 25 0.06 151
99 STORAGE WARS A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 28 0.05 291
100 OSBOURNES BELIEVE REPACK: SKOA-2R1R02H TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.05 298
101 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.05 1,304
102 NBA POSTGAME SHOW NBA-TV 1:02 AM 58 0.05 135
103 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.05 770
104 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND SPCLS HISTORY 12:03 AM 60 0.05 312
105 FOX COLLEGE HOOP BRIDGE L FOX SPORTS 1 8:50 PM 16 0.05 210
106 FULL CUSTOM GARAGE MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 60 0.05 283
107 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.04 267
108 COLL BSKBL:BIG 10 L FOX SPORTS 1 7:00 PM 110 0.04 238
109 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 8:00 PM 60 0.04 151
110 STEPHANIE RUHLE REPORTS MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.04 792
111 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 472
112 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.04 670
113 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.04 162
114 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.04 139
115 TINY HOUSE NATION NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 1:30 PM 90 0.04 155
116 B1G MENS BASKETBALL L: MICHIGAN / RUTGERS BIG TEN NETWORK 7:00 PM 125 0.04 199
117 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.04 682
118 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 354
119 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.03 675
120 BIZARRE BUILDS HOME AND GARDEN TV 7:00 AM 30 0.03 220
121 MAN V. FOOD COOKING CHANNEL 9:00 PM 30 0.03 128
122 BIZARRE BUILDS HOME AND GARDEN TV 6:30 AM 30 0.03 210
123 DAILY WAGER   L ESPN2 6:00 PM 60 0.03 114
124 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.03 654
125 CHAIN REACTION (GSN) GSN 5:00 PM 30 0.03 435
126 COLL BSKTBL: BIG EAST L FOX SPORTS 1 9:06 PM 118 0.03 103
127 COLLIDE HBO PRIME 1:30 PM 99 0.03 156
128 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF – S L: 1289 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.03 89
129 TECHCHECK CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.03 237
130 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.03 280
131 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 8:00 AM 60 0.03 83
132 NFL POWER RANKINGS NFL NETWORK 3:00 PM 60 0.03 125
133 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 11:00 PM 60 0.03 93
134 NBA PREGAME SHOW NBA-TV 7:00 PM 34 0.03 83
135 NFL LIVE ESPN2 5:00 PM 60 0.03 112
136 SIDE HUSTLE TEENNICK 8:00 PM 30 0.03 75
137 NEWS W SHEPARD SMITH, THE CNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.03 211
138 CLOSING BELL: N/A CNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.03 227
139 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.03 249
140 PJ MASKS DISNEY XD 9:30 AM 30 0.03 78
141 GET UP: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.03 112
142 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 11:00 AM 60 0.03 128
143 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 309
144 FULL GAME BROADCAST: 2021 WK 17 LV VS. IND NFL NETWORK 9:30 PM 150 0.03 169
145 GOOD MORNING FOOTBALL: N/A NFL NETWORK 7:00 AM 180 0.03 96
146 TUG OF WORDS GSN 4:30 PM 30 0.03 382
147 AROUND THE HORN ESPN2 12:59 AM 31 0.03 66
148 PEOPLE PUZZLER GSN 6:00 PM 30 0.03 529
149 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.03 121
150 JOSE DIAZ-BALART REPORTS MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.03 570

 

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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.