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May 4, 2022

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Tuesday 5.3.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  A night of season premieres:  HOLEY MOLEY at 0.43 (down a tenth from last year’s premiere), THE CHASE at 0.29 (down a huge 0.66 from the January 2021 premiere, when it had a big lead-in from CELEBRITY WHEEL OF FORTUNE), and WHO DO YOU BELIEVE at 0.25. 

CBS:  Reruns at 0.41/0.35/0.31.

NBC:  YOUNG ROCK dropped 0.06 to 0.34, and MR MAYOR was down 0.09 to 0.22.  THIS IS US lost 0.15 to 0.69, and NEW AMSTERDAM was down 0.02 to 0.35.

FOX:  THE RESIDENT ticked up to 0.38, and NAME THAT TUNE was up 0.02 to 0.30. 

CW:  SUPERMAN & LOIS slipped 0.02 to 0.16, and NAOMI was up 0.02 to 0.08.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  TNT’s NBA PLAYOFFS games were at 1.76/1.39.  On History, CURSE OF OAK ISLAND rose 0.05 to 0.32, and SECRET OF SKINWALKER RANCH returned at 0.23.  On Bravo, REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW JERSEY dropped 0.05 to 0.32, and REAL HOUSEWIVES OF MIAMI was down 0.02 to 0.07.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s THE FIVE at 0.28/0.44/3.4M, with CNN’s ANDERSON COOPER 360 at 0.11/0.14/700K, and MSNBC PRIME at 0.09/1.2M.  Discovery’s DEADLIEST CATCH was at 0.18/0.17 compared to last week’s 0.18/0.15/0.10.  MTV’s TEEN MOM ticked up to 0.17, and HELP I’M IN A SECRET RELATIONSHIP ticked up to 0.09.  FX’s MAYANS MC gained 0.02 to 0.17.  On HGTV, UNSELLABLE HOUSES lost 0.03 to 0.16, HOUSE HUNTERS fell 0.07 to 0.11, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was down 0.02 to 0.11.  On TLC, 7 LITTLE JOHNSTONS ticked down to 0.14, and DOUBLING DOWN WITH THE DERRICOS was up 0.02 to 0.13.  On USA, WWE NXT ticked down to 0.13, and WWE EVIL was up 0.02 to 0.08.  On Food Network, CHOPPED was steady at 0.12, and BIG RESTAURANT BET was down 0.02 to 0.07.  On ID, BODY CAM slipped 0.02 to 0.11, and TRUE CONVICTION was down 0.02 to 0.07.  On BET, AMERICAN GANGSTER dropped 0.04 to 0.07 (plus 0.01/50K via BET Her simulcast, and FAMILY BUSINESS was down 0.03 to 0.04 (plus 0.02/63K). 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Tuesday May 3, 2022 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 2 L: WARRIORS/GRIZZLIES TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:41 PM 159 1.76 5,321
2 NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 2 L: BUCKS/CELTICS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:00 PM 161 1.39 4,102
3 INSIDE THE NBA PLAYOFFS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 12:20 AM 49 0.59 1,764
4 NHL DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS L: PITTSBURGH/NY RANGERS ESPN 7:00 PM 292 0.36 1,038
5 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.32 2,578
6 REAL HSWIVES OF NJ BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.32 1,121
7 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.28 3,431
8 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.28 3,449
9 SECRET SKINWALKER RANCH HISTORY 10:03 PM 62 0.23 1,761
10 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.22 2,768
11 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.21 2,453
12 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.20 2,738
13 JESSE WATTERS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.19 2,587
14 NBA PLAYOFFS PRE-GAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 6:30 PM 30 0.18 441
15 DEADLIEST CATCH DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 67 0.18 1,048
16 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.18 1,664
17 DEADLIEST CATCH:BLOODLINE DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:07 PM 61 0.17 786
18 TEEN MOM II SSN11 MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.17 436
19 MAYANS M.C. FX 10:00 PM 72 0.17 541
20 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.17 1,929
21 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.17 2,221
22 UNSELLABLE HOUSES HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 61 0.16 1,233
23 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.16 1,620
24 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.16 1,878
25 NHL DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS L ESPN 11:52 PM 39 0.16 450
26 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.15 599
27 7 LITTLE JOHNSTONS TLC 9:00 PM 60 0.14 890
28 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 9:00 PM 30 0.14 413
29 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.14 1,764
30 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.14 1,881
31 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.14 1,775
32 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.13 1,808
33 WWE NXT: WWE NXT USA NETWORK 8:00 PM 124 0.13 661
34 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.13 1,704
35 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.13 383
36 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.13 396
37 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.13 392
38 DOUBLING DOWN W/DERRICOS TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.13 772
39 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.12 1,621
40 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND SPCLS HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.12 1,217
41 UNSELLABLE HOUSES REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 60 0.12 925
42 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.12 414
43 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.12 1,157
44 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:31 AM 59 0.12 304
45 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.12 349
46 CHOPPED FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 64 0.12 675
47 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 30 0.11 1,106
48 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.11 688
49 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:31 PM 30 0.11 1,043
50 NHL DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS L: WASHINGTON/FLORIDA ESPN2 7:30 PM 161 0.11 348
51 BODY CAM INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 61 0.11 528
52 NHL DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS L: DALLAS/CALGARY ESPN2 10:11 PM 156 0.11 261
53 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.11 558
54 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.10 1,126
55 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:30 AM 60 0.10 246
56 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.09 637
57 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.09 453
58 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.09 595
59 MSNBC PRIME MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.09 1,234
60 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.09 273
61 DAILY SHOW – SUS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:31 PM 15 0.09 282
62 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.09 368
63 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.09 1,134
64 HELP! SECRET RELATIONSHIP MTV 9:00 PM 60 0.09 238
65 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.08 1,237
66 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.08 247
67 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.08 567
68 THIS JUST IN  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.08 229
69 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.08 683
70 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.08 1,081
71 CASTLE LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:00 PM 61 0.08 549
72 NBA TODAY L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 233
73 CASTLE LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 58 0.08 485
74 WWE EVIL USA NETWORK 10:04 PM 62 0.08 362
75 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.08 612
76 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.08 538
77 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.07 654
78 BIG RESTAURANT BET FOOD NETWORK 10:04 PM 56 0.07 363
79 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.07 648
80 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF MIAMI BRAVO 9:30 PM 61 0.07 237
81 TRUE CONVICTION INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:01 PM 60 0.07 447
82 11TH HOUR W/ S. RUHLE MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.07 764
83 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.07 467
84 ROADKILL MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 60 0.07 256
85 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.07 650
86 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.07 636
87 AMERICAN GANGSTER: TRAP Q BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 60 0.07 315
88 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 198
89 UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: SF: VILLARREAL CF / LIVERPOOL FC TUDN 2:30 PM 150 0.07 200
90 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.06 615
91 UNDISPUTED L: 1424 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.06 153
92 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.06 375
93 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.06 660
94 HERD L: 1743 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.06 146
95 CURSE OF OAK ISLAND SPCLS HISTORY 12:03 AM 59 0.06 366
96 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.05 1,203
97 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.05 1,114
98 MSNBC REPORTS- LIVE MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.05 611
99 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 379
100 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 12:00 AM 60 0.05 332
101 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.05 756
102 NICK CANNON WILD N OUT 17 VH1 8:00 PM 30 0.05 100
103 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: NYY AT TOR/LAA AT BOS MLB NETWORK 7:09 PM 176 0.04 273
104 MORNING JOE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.04 887
105 FAMILY BUSINESS, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 9:00 PM 60 0.04 389
106 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.04 249
107 FF MOVIE: MADAGASCAR FREEFORM 12:00 PM 120 0.04 97
108 CASTLE LIFETIME TELEVISION 12:01 AM 58 0.04 289
109 AMERICA SAYS GSN 7:30 PM 30 0.04 307
110 JOSE DIAZ-BALART REPORTS MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.04 582
111 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.04 233
112 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.04 690
113 PRIMAL SURVIVOR: AMAZON NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.04 316
114 WE BABY BEARS THE CARTOON NETWORK 6:00 PM 15 0.04 148
115 FULL CUSTOM GARAGE MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 60 0.04 172
116 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 1:00 AM 60 0.04 241
117 LINEA DE CUATRO L TUDN 11:00 PM 60 0.04 68
118 NHL DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS L: NASHVILLE/COLORADO ESPNU 9:42 PM 169 0.03 107
119 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.03 209
120 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.03 697
121 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF L: 1368 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.03 97
122 BEYOND THE UNKNOWN REPACK: TMOU-4R2R04AH TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 120 0.03 285
123 25 WORDS OR LESS GSN 3:30 PM 30 0.03 326
124 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.03 654
125 MLB REGULAR SEASON: GIANTS/LA DODGERS TBS NETWORK 10:00 PM 200 0.03 139
126 CHAIN REACTION (GSN) GSN 5:00 PM 30 0.03 457
127 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.03 169
128 MLB ON DECK PREGAME SHOW TBS NETWORK 9:30 PM 30 0.03 98
129 MAN V. FOOD A. RICHMAN COOKING CHANNEL 9:00 PM 30 0.03 76
130 CLOSING BELL CNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.03 176
131 PRIMAL SURVIVOR COMP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.03 246
132 TECHCHECK CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.03 191
133 NASCAR RACE HUB L FOX SPORTS 1 6:00 PM 60 0.03 146
134 NFL PROGRAMMING ESPN2 3:30 PM 30 0.03 71
135 25 WORDS OR LESS GSN 3:00 PM 30 0.03 299
136 GREG KELLY REPORTS NEWSMAX TV 7:00 PM 60 0.03 400
137 JALEN & JACOBY ESPN2 4:00 PM 30 0.03 73
138 CONTACTO DEPORTIVO L TUDN 10:00 PM 60 0.03 52
139 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.03 100
140 MTP DAILY MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.03 669
141 CMT REMEMBERS CMT 9:00 PM 30 0.03 229
142 INSIDE THE MLB TBS NETWORK 1:20 AM 35 0.03 83
143 YOUNG ADULT HBO PRIME 10:45 AM 94 0.03 87
144 E! NEWS: DAILY POP I E! 11:00 AM 60 0.03 114
145 CAVUTO COAST TO COAST FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.03 205
146 CASTLE LIFETIME TELEVISION 1:01 AM 61 0.03 227
147 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.03 99
148 REAL HSWIVES OF NJ BRAVO 11:30 PM 60 0.03 149
149 NIGHTLY POP E! 11:30 PM 30 0.03 113
150 DATELINE: UNFORGETTABLE OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.03 276

 

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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."