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January 19, 2023

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Wednesday 1.18.2023 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  THE CONNERS dropped 0.07 to 0.52, THE GOLDBERGS fell 0.07 to 0.35, and ABBOTT ELEMENTARY lost 0.04 to 0.55.  The season finale of HOME ECONOMICS was at 0.36, up 0.04 from last week and up 0.07 from the 2022 finale.  The season finale of BIG SKY was at 0.25, up 0.04 from last week and steady with last season’s finale.

CBS:  THE PRICE IS RIGHT AT NIGHT shed 0.05 to 0.53, LINGO shrank by 0.07 to 0.38, and TOUGH AS NAILS ticked down to 0.27.

NBC:  The CHICAGO franchise included MED up 0.03 to 0.65, FIRE down 0.02 to 0.65, and PD down 0.06 to 0.56.

FOX:  NAME THAT TUNE ticked up to 0.36, and SPECIAL FORCES was down 0.05 to 0.32.  

CW:  Reruns at 0.08/0.07.

TELEMUNDO:  CASA DE FAMOSAS was at 0.35, SENOR DE CIELOS was at 0.64, and AMOR Y TRAICION was up 0.13 to 0.31.

UNIVISION:  VENCER LA AUSCENCIA gained 0.05 to 0.46, EL CAMINO ES AMARTE rose 0.03 to 0.50, and CABO ticked down to 0.46.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s NBA doubleheader was at 0.47/0.39.  TBS’s AEW: DYNAMITE slipped 0.02 to 0.31, and POWER SLAP was at 0.10.  MTV’s THE CHALLENGE gained 0.04 to 0.29, and ARE YOU THE ONE was at 0.06.  On BET, SISTAS ticked up to 0.24 (BET Her simulcast at 0.05), and KINGDOM BUSINESS was up 0.02 to 0.11.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.23/0.33/3.2M, with ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT at 0.10/0.15/600K, and MSNBC’s REIDOUT at 0.07/1.1M.  Lifetime’s MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT ticked down to 0.16.  Discovery’s MOONSHINERS was at 0.13/0.09/0.09 compared to last week’s 0.14/0.09.  On Food Network, GUY’S GROCERY GAMES dropped 0.05 to 0.11, and NFL TAILGATE TAKEDOWN was down 0.02 to 0.10.  On TLC, 1000-LB BEST FRIENDS lost 0.03 to 0.10, and MY 600-LB LIFE held at 0.07.  HGTV’s BROTHER VS BROTHER was down 0.02 to 0.10.  On ID, SEE NO EVIL fell 0.05 to 0.09.  On History, AMERICAN PICKERS ticked up to 0.08, and DIRTY OLD CARS was at 0.06/0.06.  Freeform’s GROWN-ISH returned at 0.05.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Wednesday January 18, 2023 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: ATLANTA/DALLAS ESPN 7:43 PM 144 0.47 1,219
2 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: MINNESOTA/DENVER ESPN 10:07 PM 161 0.39 1,008
3 AEW: ALL ELITE WRESTLING: DYNAMITE 0172 FRESNO CA TBS NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.31 969
4 CHALLENGE: RIDE OR DIES MTV 8:00 PM 92 0.29 637
5 NBA COURTSIDE  L ESPN 7:30 PM 13 0.27 725
6 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.26 835
7 SISTAS SERIES S5 BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 9:00 PM 60 0.24 986
8 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.23 3,175
9 NBA PRE-GAME    L ESPN 7:00 PM 30 0.22 550
10 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.21 572
11 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:48 AM 68 0.21 509
12 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.20 604
13 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.19 3,293
14 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.18 516
15 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.18 496
16 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 61 0.17 471
17 MARRIED AT FIRST ST (LIF): MUSIC CITY MATRIMONY 1603 LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.16 932
18 NBA TODAY L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.15 390
19 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.15 2,537
20 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:01 PM 59 0.14 400
21 JESSE WATTERS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.14 2,773
22 THIS JUST IN  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.14 374
23 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.14 453
24 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 58 0.13 387
25 MOONSHINERS DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.13 777
26 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 1:56 AM 64 0.13 283
27 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.13 2,104
28 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.13 2,019
29 NEIGHBORHOOD, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:30 PM 30 0.12 432
30 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.12 2,381
31 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 30 0.12 997
32 KINGDOM BUSINESS BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 60 0.11 545
33 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:31 PM 30 0.11 1,038
34 GUYS GROCERY GAMES FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.11 591
35 1000-LB BEST FRIENDS TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.10 534
36 NEIGHBORHOOD, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:00 PM 30 0.10 324
37 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.10 1,595
38 BROTHER VS BROTHER HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 61 0.10 955
39 NFL TAILGATE TAKEDOWN FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.10 450
40 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.10 1,604
41 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.10 1,645
42 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.10 649
43 TRAFFICKED W. MVZ NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.10 396
44 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.10 1,507
45 POWER SLAP: ROAD TO TITLE TBS NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.10 295
46 SEE NO EVIL INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.09 674
47 MOONSHINERS: MASTER TOURN DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.09 565
48 MOONSHINERS SPECIAL DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.09 444
49 TRAFFICKED FL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 15 0.08 320
50 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 58 0.08 407
51 NHL REGULAR SEASON L: BOSTON/NY ISLANDERS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:36 PM 157 0.08 280
52 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 242
53 AMERICAN PICKERS HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.08 934
54 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.08 1,486
55 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.08 531
56 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.08 1,454
57 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.08 1,747
58 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.07 1,091
59 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.07 636
60 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.07 1,679
61 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.07 494
62 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.07 1,292
63 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.07 619
64 MAFS: AFTERPARTY LIFETIME TELEVISION 10:03 PM 30 0.07 544
65 NEIGHBORHOOD, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 7:00 PM 30 0.07 231
66 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.07 1,642
67 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.07 516
68 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: AUBURN/LSU ESPN2 7:00 PM 120 0.07 257
69 NEIGHBORHOOD, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 7:30 PM 30 0.07 250
70 MY 600-LB LIFE:WHERE ARE: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.07 371
71 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.07 499
72 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 30 0.07 337
73 B1G MENS BASKETBALL L: OHIO STATE / NEBRASKA BIG TEN NETWORK 7:00 PM 125 0.06 269
74 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.06 594
75 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.06 1,028
76 DIRTY OLD CARS HISTORY 10:34 PM 29 0.06 515
77 MASTER MINDS GSN 6:00 PM 30 0.06 551
78 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.06 1,233
79 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.06 891
80 DIRTY OLD CARS HISTORY 10:03 PM 31 0.06 592
81 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.06 1,329
82 NG INVESTIGATES NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:15 PM 60 0.06 291
83 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:00 PM 30 0.06 362
84 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.06 507
85 ALEX WAGNER TONIGHT MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.06 1,111
86 ARE YOU THE ONE SSN 9 MTV 9:32 PM 61 0.06 134
87 AMERICAN PICKERS: BEST OF HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.06 654
88 SISTAS SERIES S5 BET HER 9:00 PM 60 0.05 200
89 GROWN-ISH FREEFORM 10:30 PM 30 0.05 127
90 NHL REGULAR SEASON L: DALLAS/SAN JOSE TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:13 PM 159 0.05 174
91 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.05 632
92 COLL BSKTBL: BIG EAST L: UCONN/SETON HALL FOX SPORTS 1 6:30 PM 130 0.05 207
93 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.05 786
94 HERD L: 1934 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.05 161
95 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.05 482
96 UNDISPUTED L: 1606 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.05 156
97 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:30 PM 30 0.05 365
98 DATELINE: SECRETS UNCOVRD OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.05 419
99 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.05 1,255
100 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.05 541
101 11TH HOUR W/ S. RUHLE MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.05 839
102 TOONING OUT THE NEWS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:30 PM 30 0.04 147
103 LOVE WITHOUT BORDERS BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.04 199
104 MORNING JOE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.04 730
105 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.04 555
106 CNN THIS MORNING CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 423
107 TEXAS METAL MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 60 0.04 274
108 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.04 1,097
109 B1G STORY BIG TEN NETWORK 9:05 PM 60 0.04 171
110 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.04 516
111 FIRST THINGS FIRST L FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 90 0.04 154
112 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.04 161
113 MECHA BUILDERS THE CARTOON NETWORK 9:00 AM 30 0.04 75
114 CHRIS JANSING REPORTS MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.03 582
115 SHORTYS DREAM SHOP MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 60 0.03 244
116 E! NEWS E! 11:30 PM 30 0.03 100
117 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.03 525
118 MSNBC REPORTS- LIVE MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.03 495
119 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.03 196
120 COLL BSKTBL: BIG EAST L: XAVIER/DEPAUL FOX SPORTS 1 8:40 PM 127 0.03 171
121 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.03 168
122 CNN THIS MORNING CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 315
123 JOSE DIAZ-BALART REPORTS MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.03 559
124 NFL SLIMETIME NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.03 116
125 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.03 676
126 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.03 100
127 CNN THIS MORNING CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 257
128 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.03 276
129 TENNIS: AUSTRALIAN OPEN: SECOND ROUND ESPN2 3:00 PM 180 0.02 195
130 POWER LUNCH CNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.02 157
131 SPEAK L FOX SPORTS 1 4:30 PM 90 0.02 104
132 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.02 93
133 NHL RS PREGAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:00 PM 36 0.02 134
134 CASO CRIMINAL DISCOVERY EN ESPANOL 11:00 PM 60 0.02 76
135 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.02 155
136 MAD MONEY CNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.02 165
137 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.02 137
138 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.02 159
139 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 6:30 PM 30 0.02 130
140 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.02 647
141 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.02 93
142 CLOSING BELL CNBC 4:00 PM 60 0.02 168
143 ENGINEERING CATASTROPHES SCIENCE 9:00 PM 60 0.02 194
144 GET UP ESPN2 10:00 AM 60 0.02 82
145 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.02 84
146 AMERICA?S MORNING HEADQUA THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.02 132
147 ENGINEERING ON THE EDGE SCIENCE 10:00 PM 60 0.02 190
148 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPNU 7:00 PM 109 0.02 175
149 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 7:00 PM 60 0.02 59
150 NFL SLIMETIME NICKTOONS 12:00 AM 30 0.02 60

 

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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.