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December 22, 2022

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Wednesday 12.21.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  Reruns at 0.31/0.23/0.25/0.25/0.25.

CBS:  After THE PRICE IS RIGHT AT NIGHT at 0.51, the GRAMMY SALUTE TO PAUL SIMON was at 0,32.

NBC:  After a movie at 0.33, THE WHEEL was down 0.05 to 0.28.

FOX:  A LEGO special at 0.28.

CW:  Reruns at 0.04/0.05/0.05.

TELEMUNDO:  EXATLON slipped 0.02 to 0.23, REINA DEL SUR gained 0.03 to 0.26, and AMOR Y TRAICION was up 0.02 to 0.20.

UNIVISION:  VENCER LA AUSENCIA rose 0.03 to 0.40, MI CAMINO ES AMARTE climbed 0.02 to 0.37, and MADRASTA was steady at 0.32.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL bowl games were at 0.37/0.31.  TBS’s AEW: DYNAMITE lost 0.03 to 0.30.  MTV’s THE CHALLENGE ticked down to 0.29.  Bravo’s REAL HOUSEWIVES OF SALT LAKE CITY rose 0.07 to 0.28.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.21/0.34/2.8M, with SPECIAL COVERAGE on MSNBC at 0.20/0.26/2.4M, and on CNN at 0.16/0.21/1.2M.  On BET, SISTAS gained 0.03 to 0.21 (BET Her simulcast at 0.05), and ASSISTED LIVING ticked up to 0.15.  On A&E, ROAD WARS dipped 0.03 to 0.15.  On Discovery, MOONSHINERS was at 0.12/0.12 compared to last week’s 0.12/0.06, and DIESEL BROTHERS was up 0.02 to 0.07.  HGTV’s PROPERTY BROTHERS ticked down to 0.12.  On History, PAWN STARS ticked up to 0.09, and SECRET RESTORATION ticked down to 0.05.  On ID, MURDER IN THE HEARTLAND lost 0.02 to 0.08.  On TLC, MY 600-LB LIFE fell 0.04 to 0.07, and AWAKE SURGERY ticked down to 0.06. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Wednesday December 21, 2022 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: MICHIGAN/NORTH CAROLINA ESPN 7:00 PM 127 0.37 1,317
2 COLL FTBL BOWL GAME L: WESTERN KENTUCKY/SOUTH ALABAMA ESPN 9:07 PM 217 0.31 1,196
3 AEW: ALL ELITE WRESTLING: DYNAMITE 0168 SAN ANTONIO TX TBS NETWORK 8:00 PM 121 0.30 957
4 CHALLENGE: RIDE OR DIES MTV 8:00 PM 90 0.29 663
5 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF SLC BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.28 673
6 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:03 PM 57 0.21 2,822
7 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.21 825
8 SISTAS SERIES S5 BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 9:00 PM 60 0.21 1,001
9 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 7:39 PM 26 0.20 2,424
10 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:21 PM 39 0.19 2,914
11 FROSTY THE SNOWMAN FREEFORM 8:30 PM 30 0.18 673
12 RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REI FREEFORM 9:00 PM 60 0.17 773
13 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 8:05 PM 55 0.16 2,322
14 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.16 1,215
15 SR/BIDEN-ZELENSKYY PC FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:45 PM 36 0.16 2,016
16 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.16 530
17 JESSE WATTERS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 38 0.16 2,560
18 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.15 1,410
19 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.15 2,169
20 ROAD WARS A&E NETWORK 10:01 PM 31 0.15 826
21 ASSISTED LIVING BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:30 PM 30 0.15 656
22 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.14 521
23 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 7:00 PM 39 0.14 1,838
24 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.14 488
25 SR/UKRANIAN PRES-CONGRESS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:38 PM 25 0.13 2,237
26 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 30 0.13 932
27 HOUSE OF PAYNE (2020) BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:00 PM 30 0.13 565
28 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:02 PM 58 0.12 366
29 MOONSHINERS SPECIAL DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.12 774
30 MOONSHINERS: MASTER DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.12 661
31 COURT CAM SPECIALS A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 61 0.12 649
32 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 4:00 PM 60 0.12 412
33 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.12 2,111
34 PROPERTY BROS:FOREVER HOM HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 61 0.12 827
35 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:31 PM 30 0.12 887
36 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.11 428
37 JANUARY 6TH HEARINGS MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.11 1,936
38 THIS JUST IN  L ESPN 2:00 PM 60 0.11 388
39 NBA TODAY L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.11 352
40 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.11 1,817
41 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:44 AM 59 0.11 385
42 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.11 1,598
43 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 45 0.10 1,301
44 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.10 1,719
45 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.10 1,016
46 NBA GAMETIME LIVE NBA-TV 9:52 PM 37 0.10 355
47 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 62 0.10 351
48 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.09 1,516
49 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.09 739
50 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.09 823
51 NHL REGULAR SEASON L: EDMONTON/DALLAS TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 9:52 PM 151 0.09 226
52 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.09 1,684
53 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.09 813
54 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.09 1,621
55 PAWN STARS DO AMERICA: 7 LONE STAR STAKES HISTORY 8:00 PM 123 0.09 699
56 NHL REGULAR SEASON L: NEW JERSEY/FLORIDA TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:04 PM 168 0.09 267
57 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.09 1,624
58 CNN SPECIAL COVERAGE CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.09 843
59 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.09 1,258
60 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.09 628
61 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.08 1,541
62 MURDER IN THE HEARTLAND INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.08 749
63 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 839
64 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 1:43 AM 60 0.08 229
65 MARRIED TO REAL ESTAT RPK HOME AND GARDEN TV 12:00 PM 60 0.08 427
66 LOVE WITHOUT BORDERS BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.08 268
67 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.08 1,550
68 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.08 1,283
69 NEIGHBORHOOD, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 7:30 PM 30 0.08 281
70 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.08 894
71 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.08 1,260
72 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.08 1,196
73 MSNBC PRESS CONFERENCE MSNBC 4:45 PM 36 0.07 1,404
74 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: CHARLOTTE/LA CLIPPERS NBA-TV 10:29 PM 153 0.07 261
75 J. OSBOURNES HAUNTED HOME TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.07 321
76 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 4:00 PM 45 0.07 1,292
77 11TH HOUR W/ S. RUHLE MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.07 1,103
78 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.07 603
79 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 269
80 COURT CAM SPECIALS A&E NETWORK 1:03 AM 61 0.07 332
81 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.07 733
82 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.07 720
83 MY 600-LB LIFE:WHERE ARE: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.07 417
84 DIESEL BROTHERS DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.07 273
85 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.06 748
86 CNN THIS MORNING CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.06 471
87 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.06 888
88 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: GOLDEN STATE/BROOKLYN NBA-TV 7:31 PM 141 0.06 268
89 NEIGHBORHOOD, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 7:00 PM 30 0.06 206
90 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE MSNBC 5:21 PM 39 0.06 1,456
91 AWAKE SURGERY TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.06 398
92 UNDISPUTED L: 1586 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.06 169
93 TOY STORY THAT TIME FORGO DISNEY JUNIOR 5:30 PM 25 0.06 237
94 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.05 844
95 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.05 1,014
96 SHORTYS DREAM SHOP MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 60 0.05 363
97 SECRET RESTORATION HISTORY 10:03 PM 62 0.05 468
98 NFL SLIMETIME NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.05 202
99 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.05 190
100 FULL CUSTOM GARAGE MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 60 0.05 355
101 SPOOKLEY SQUARE P & CHRIS DISNEY JUNIOR 1:50 PM 45 0.05 198
102 SISTAS SERIES S5 BET HER 9:00 PM 60 0.05 172
103 CHRIS JANSING REPORTS MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.05 866
104 MICKEY SAVES CHRISTMAS DISNEY JUNIOR 6:30 PM 25 0.05 162
105 MICKEY SAVES CHRISTMAS DISNEY JUNIOR 8:55 AM 25 0.05 164
106 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.05 861
107 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.05 390
108 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.05 999
109 CNN THIS MORNING CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.05 373
110 HERD L: 1914 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.05 140
111 SAVE MY SKIN TLC 11:00 PM 60 0.05 314
112 PINEY: THE LONESOME PINE DISNEY JUNIOR 6:00 PM 25 0.05 178
113 MORNING JOE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.05 1,023
114 NG DOC NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 60 0.05 310
115 MSNBC REPORTS- LIVE MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.04 830
116 J. OSBOURNES HAUNTED HOME TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.04 216
117 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.04 877
118 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 AM 60 0.04 495
119 JOSE DIAZ-BALART REPORTS MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.04 720
120 CNN/CNN THIS MORNING HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.04 165
121 ENGINEERING CATASTROPHES SCIENCE 9:00 PM 60 0.04 273
122 NBA POSTGAME SHOW NBA-TV 1:02 AM 58 0.04 129
123 MONEY COURT CNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.04 174
124 FULL GAME BROADCAST: 2022 WK 15 DAL VS. JAX NFL NETWORK 9:00 PM 180 0.04 236
125 COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   L: SIGNING DAY SPECIAL ESPN2 2:00 PM 180 0.04 157
126 NHL RS POSTGAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 12:23 AM 30 0.03 86
127 AMERICA?S MORNING HEADQUA THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.03 287
128 FIRST TAKE ESPN2 12:00 PM 60 0.03 110
129 CNN THIS MORNING CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 296
130 FIRST THINGS FIRST L FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 90 0.03 107
131 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:30 PM 30 0.03 395
132 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.03 186
133 COLL BSKTBL: BIG EAST L: ST JOHNS/VILLANOVA FOX SPORTS 1 6:30 PM 126 0.03 108
134 MICHAEL BUBLE CHRISTMAS E! 11:00 PM 60 0.03 116
135 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:00 PM 30 0.03 373
136 TECHCHECK CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.03 141
137 ENGINEERING ON THE EDGE SCIENCE 10:00 PM 60 0.03 176
138 NHL RS PREGAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 6:30 PM 4 0.03 89
139 DISNEY HOLIDAY MAGIC 2021 DISNEY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 55 0.03 101
140 CMT CAMPFIRE SESSIONS CMT 10:00 PM 60 0.03 241
141 WMNS COLL BKBL REG SSN  L ESPN2 9:36 PM 117 0.03 120
142 B1G MENS BASKETBALL L BIG TEN NETWORK 8:36 PM 103 0.03 133
143 B1G MENS BASKETBALL L BIG TEN NETWORK 6:30 PM 116 0.03 159
144 DISNEY HOLIDAY MAGIC QUES DISNEY CHANNEL 7:00 PM 55 0.03 111
145 WEATHER CHANNEL LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.03 240
146 GOOD MORNING FOOTBALL: N/A NFL NETWORK 7:00 AM 180 0.03 92
147 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.03 160
148 AMERICA?S MORNING HEADQUA THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.03 252
149 PUPPY DOG PALS DISNEY CHANNEL 6:00 AM 25 0.03 79
150 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: CLEMSON/GEORGIA TECH ESPN2 7:30 PM 126 0.03 95

 

 

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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."