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January 6, 2022

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Wednesday 1.5.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATE #2

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  The line-up aired for the first time since December 1, with THE GOLDBERGS up a tenth to 0.59, THE WONDER YEARS also gaining a tenth to 0.44, THE CONNERS down 0.06 to 0.46, and HOME ECONOMICS down 0.04 to 0.29.  THE CHASE was at 0.27.

CBS:  THE AMAZING RACE aired its first premiere since October 2020, and its 0.69 was steady with that 0.7 premiere.  GOOD SAM had an unpromising 0.31 series premiere.

NBC:  This line-up aired for the first time since December 8, with CHICAGO MED up 0.05 to 0.75, CHICAGO FIRE up 0.12 to 0.86, and CHICAGO PD up 0.03 to 0.73.

FOX:  The season premiere of I CAN SEE YOUR VOICE was at 0.38.  NEXT LEVEL CHEF, without the inflation of an NFL lead-in, fell from Sunday’s 1.55 to 0.46.

CW:  Reruns at 0.05/0.03.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s NBA doubleheader was at 0.53/0.41.  AEW DYNAMITE switched networks to TBS, and at 0.43 it was up 0.06 from its last TNT airing.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.28/0.51/3.4M, with CNN NEWSROOM at 0.13/0.20/900K, and MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.12/2.3M.  Discovery’s MOONSHINERS was at 0.25/0.20/0.13 compared to 0.19/0.15 2 weeks ago.  On BET, SISTAS gained 0.02 to 0.25 (plus 0.03/93K via BET Her simulcast).  On HGTV, UGLIEST HOUSE IN AMERICA was at 0.24, HOUSE HUNTERS was at 0.19 compared to last week’s 0.16/0.14, and PROPERTY BROTHERS ticked up to 0.18.  Bravo’s REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ORANGE COUNTY was steady at 0.24.  On Food Network, GUY’S GROCERY GAMES was at 0.21, and WORST COOKS IN AMERICA was at 0.19.  TNT’s NHL game was at 0.21.  On TLC, MY 600-LB LIFE slipped 0.02 to 0.19, and TOO LARGE was up 0.02 to 0.18.  On Lifetime, MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT was at 0.18.  MTV’s CATFISH was at 0.16/0.08.  On ID, SEE NO EVIL lost 0.02 to 0.15, and CALLS FROM THE INSIDE was up 0.03 to 0.14.  History’s FORGED IN FIRE was at 0.14 compared to last week’s 0.13/0.11. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Wednesday January 5, 2022 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: GOLDEN STATE/DALLAS ESPN 7:45 PM 140 0.53 1,691
2 AEW: ALL ELITE WRESTLING: DYNAMITE 0118 NEWARK NJ TBS NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.43 1,010
3 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: UTAH/DENVER ESPN 10:05 PM 138 0.41 1,155
4 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.28 3,382
5 NBA COURTSIDE  L ESPN 7:30 PM 15 0.28 860
6 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.26 3,606
7 MOONSHINERS DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 61 0.25 1,083
8 SISTAS SERIES S4 BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 9:00 PM 60 0.25 942
9 UGLIEST HOUSE IN AMERICA HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 30 0.24 1,178
10 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.24 797
11 GUYS GROCERY GAMES FOOD NETWORK 8:00 PM 60 0.21 919
12 NHL REGULAR SEASON L: ST LOUIS/PITTSBURGH TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:47 PM 159 0.21 626
13 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.21 2,573
14 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.20 2,580
15 FOX NEWS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.20 2,085
16 NBA PRE-GAME    L ESPN 7:00 PM 30 0.20 585
17 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.20 787
18 MOONSHINERS: MASTER DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:01 PM 61 0.20 844
19 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.19 1,915
20 WORST COOKS IN AMERICA FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 90 0.19 817
21 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:31 PM 30 0.19 1,016
22 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.19 2,208
23 MY 600-LB LIFE: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.19 806
24 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:23 AM 67 0.18 500
25 PROPERTY BROS:FOREVER HOM HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 61 0.18 1,159
26 TOO LARGE TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.18 684
27 MARRIED AT FIRST ST (LIF): WEDDINGS ARE COMING! W R C! 1401 LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 183 0.18 958
28 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.17 501
29 CATFISH:THE TV SHOW SSN8E MTV 8:00 PM 60 0.16 371
30 FIRST 48 AC A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 59 0.16 610
31 SEE NO EVIL INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.15 713
32 FIRST WIVES CLUB BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 30 0.15 580
33 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.15 543
34 FORGED IN FIRE HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.14 715
35 NBA TODAY L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.14 323
36 CALLS FROM THE INSIDE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.14 614
37 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.14 423
38 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.14 472
39 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.13 975
40 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESPN2 9:19 PM 103 0.13 532
41 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.13 372
42 MOONSHINERS SPECIAL DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:02 PM 61 0.13 588
43 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 1:30 AM 60 0.13 311
44 THIS JUST IN  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.13 357
45 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.13 906
46 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.13 1,679
47 MOVING FOR LOVE HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:01 PM 59 0.13 757
48 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.13 397
49 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.12 1,515
50 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.12 1,771
51 TO CATCH A SMUGGLER: MADR NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 7:00 PM 60 0.12 438
52 NHL RS PREGAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:30 PM 17 0.12 363
53 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.12 358
54 TO CATCH A SMUGGLER: MADR NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8:00 PM 60 0.12 519
55 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.12 391
56 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 44 0.12 1,372
57 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.12 2,338
58 TRAFFICKED W. MVZ NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.12 570
59 TRAFFICKED FL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 15 0.12 485
60 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.11 788
61 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.11 1,383
62 SR/GARLAND-JAN 6TH ANVSRY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:44 PM 48 0.11 1,214
63 BIGGER BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:30 PM 30 0.11 432
64 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.11 1,714
65 BRADSHAW BUNCH, THE E! 9:00 PM 62 0.11 560
66 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.11 1,629
67 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.10 994
68 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.10 764
69 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.10 775
70 SAVE MY SKIN TLC 11:00 PM 60 0.10 479
71 NHL RS POSTGAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:26 PM 16 0.10 256
72 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.10 1,269
73 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.09 719
74 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.09 674
75 MAFS: AFTERPARTY LIFETIME TELEVISION 11:03 PM 30 0.09 557
76 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.09 1,722
77 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:32 PM 28 0.09 1,366
78 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.09 718
79 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.08 759
80 CATFISH UK:THE TV SHOW MTV 9:00 PM 53 0.08 188
81 TRAFFICKED W. MVZ POP NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:15 PM 60 0.08 316
82 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.08 1,668
83 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:30 PM 30 0.08 451
84 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.08 925
85 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.08 674
86 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN2 11:02 PM 58 0.08 253
87 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.08 1,397
88 TO CATCH A SMUGGLER: MADR NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 6:00 PM 60 0.07 270
89 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: ALABAMA/FLORIDA ESPN2 7:00 PM 139 0.07 361
90 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.07 616
91 UNDISPUTED L: 1340 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.07 236
92 FIRST 48 AC A&E NETWORK 1:03 AM 59 0.07 275
93 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.07 1,483
94 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.07 673
95 B1G MENS BASKETBALL L BIG TEN NETWORK 7:00 PM 116 0.07 401
96 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:00 PM 30 0.07 413
97 COLL BSKTBL: BIG EAST L FOX SPORTS 1 8:44 PM 116 0.07 214
98 NFL SLIMETIME NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.07 287
99 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.07 1,474
100 PARAMOUNT NETWORK MOVIE: DESPERADO (1995) PARAMOUNT 10:03 PM 147 0.06 368
101 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.06 529
102 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.06 643
103 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.06 212
104 ENGINEERING CATASTROPHES SCIENCE 9:00 PM 60 0.06 387
105 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 3:12 PM 48 0.06 1,125
106 DATELINE: SECRETS UNCOVRD OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 60 0.06 413
107 MSNBC PRESS CONFERENCE MSNBC 2:44 PM 28 0.06 1,146
108 GHOST ADV REPACK: TGA-17R6R03H TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 120 0.06 228
109 HERD L: 1658 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.05 179
110 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN2 12:00 AM 26 0.05 199
111 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.05 1,289
112 GREG KELLY REPORTS NEWSMAX TV 7:00 PM 60 0.05 449
113 FIXER UPPER: WELCOME HOME MAGNOLIA NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.05 856
114 PEOPLE PUZZLER GSN 6:00 PM 30 0.05 589
115 DON LEMON TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.05 464
116 AMERICAN GREED CNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.05 247
117 SPEAK FOR YOURSELF – S L: 1290 FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 120 0.05 104
118 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 205
119 11TH HOUR MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.05 961
120 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.05 203
121 NIGHTLY POP E! 11:30 PM 30 0.05 154
122 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 424
123 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 194
124 U.S. OLYMPIC TRIALS USA NETWORK 6:00 PM 66 0.04 231
125 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.04 277
126 B1G LIVE: BKB GAMEBREAK L BIG TEN NETWORK 8:56 PM 10 0.04 200
127 POWER LUNCH CNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.04 253
128 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 212
129 TO CATCH A SMUGGLER: MADR NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 5:00 PM 60 0.04 213
130 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 1:30 AM 30 0.04 106
131 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.04 313
132 FULL GAME BROADCAST: 2021 WK 17 KC VS. CIN NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 180 0.03 256
133 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.03 747
134 STINCHFIELD NEWSMAX TV 8:00 PM 60 0.03 278
135 SISTAS SERIES S4 BET HER 9:00 PM 60 0.03 93
136 TECHCHECK CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.03 216
137 CLOSING BELL: N/A CNBC 3:00 PM 120 0.03 262
138 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.03 151
139 CHRIS SALCEDO SHOW, THE NEWSMAX TV 5:00 PM 60 0.03 271
140 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.03 755
141 TUG OF WORDS GSN 4:30 PM 30 0.03 459
142 CRAIG MELVIN REPORTS MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.03 587
143 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 8:00 AM 60 0.03 102
144 CHAIN REACTION (GSN) GSN 5:00 PM 30 0.03 480
145 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.03 126
146 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.03 384
147 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 44 0.03 787
148 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.03 251
149 STEPHANIE RUHLE REPORTS MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.03 736
150 SPICER & CO NEWSMAX TV 6:00 PM 60 0.03 329

 

NEXT UP: Come back Friday morning for Wednesday 1/5 broadcast nationals and return Friday afternoon for Thursday 1/6 cable ratings (at their normal time). Broadcast nationals for Thursday 1/6 will be available Monday morning, the final delay caused by the New Year’s holiday. And then the delivery schedule will return to normal for one short week until MLK Day disrupts the following week.

 

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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.