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December 29, 2022

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Wednesday 12.28.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  Reruns at 0.42/0.24/0.21/0.18.

CBS:  The KENNEDY CENTER HONORS were at 0.45, up 0.04 from last year’s edition.  THE GIFT followed at 0.21.

NBC:  THE WHEEL was down 0.02 from last Wednesday to 0.26, followed by reruns at 0.18/0.23.

FOX:  A COLLEGE FOOTBALL bowl game at 0.93.

CW:  Reruns at 0.06/0.07/0.08.

TELEMUNDO:  EXATLON ticked up to 0.24, REINA DEL SUR ticked down to 0.25, and AMOR Y TRAICION was down 0.04 to 0.16.

UNIVISION:  VENCER LA AUSENCIA was steady at 0.40, MI CAMINO ES AMARTE held at 0.37, and MADRASTA was up 0.07 to 0.39.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s week of COLLEGE FOOTBALL bowl games continued at 0.93/0.71/0.50.  TBS’s AEW: DYNAMITE slipped 0.02 to 0.28.  MTV’s THE CHALLENGE dropped 0.06 to 0.23.  TNT’s NHL game was at 0.16.  USA’s PREMIER LEAGUE match was at 0.15.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s THE FIVE at 0.13/0.21/2.6M, with CNN’s ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT at 0.08/0.10/600K, and MSNBC’s ALL IN WITH CHRIS HAYES at 0.06/1.3M.  BET’s ASSISTED LIVING lost 0.02 to 0.13 (BET Her simulcast at 0.03).  A&E’s ROAD WARS lost 0.04 to 0.11.  On ID, SEE NO EVIL was at 0.11, and MURDER UNDER THE FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS was at 0.10.  On TLC, HILLSONG was at 0.10, and MY DNA MYSTERY was at 0.05.  On History, PAWN STARS was steady at 0.09, and SECRET RESTORATION ticked down to 0.04.  Lifetime’s MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT special was at 0.09.  HGTV’s PROPERTY BROTHERS was down 0.03 to 0.09.  On Discovery, MOONSHINERS was at 0.08/0.08 compared to last week’s 0.12/0.12, and DIESEL BROTHERS was down 0.02 to 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 December 28, 2022 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 COLL FTBL BOWL GAME L: KANSAS/ARKANSAS ESPN 5:32 PM 261 0.93 3,914
2 COLL FTBL BOWL GAME L: TEXAS TECH/OLE MISS ESPN 9:53 PM 191 0.71 2,601
3 COLL FTBL BOWL GAME L: UCF/DUKE ESPN 2:00 PM 212 0.50 2,162
4 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 1:04 AM 59 0.28 863
5 AEW: ALL ELITE WRESTLING: DYNAMITE 0169 DENVER CO TBS NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.28 876
6 CHALLENGE: RIDE OR DIES MTV 8:00 PM 90 0.23 551
7 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 1:00 PM 60 0.18 532
8 NHL REGULAR SEASON L: BOSTON/NEW JERSEY TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:34 PM 160 0.16 534
9 PREMIER LEAGUE L: MANCHESTER CITY/LEEDS USA NETWORK 2:53 PM 139 0.15 433
10 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.14 494
11 HOUSE OF PAYNE (2020) BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:00 PM 30 0.13 640
12 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.13 2,627
13 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.13 380
14 ASSISTED LIVING BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:30 PM 30 0.13 614
15 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.12 1,403
16 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.11 391
17 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.11 1,480
18 ROAD WARS A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 28 0.11 554
19 SEE NO EVIL INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 61 0.11 734
20 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.11 1,868
21 MURDER FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHT INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:01 PM 60 0.10 615
22 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.10 1,319
23 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.10 1,274
24 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: LA LAKERS/MIAMI NBA-TV 7:33 PM 145 0.10 353
25 HILLSONG: MEGACHURCH EXPS: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.10 540
26 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:01 PM 30 0.09 940
27 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:31 PM 30 0.09 921
28 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.09 1,259
29 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.09 1,721
30 PAWN STARS DO AMERICA: 8 SWEET CAROLINA HISTORY 8:00 PM 123 0.09 762
31 NEIGHBORHOOD, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 7:00 PM 30 0.09 263
32 NEIGHBORHOOD, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 7:30 PM 30 0.09 336
33 MAFS SPECIAL (LIFE): MATCHMAKING IN NASHVILLE 2300 LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 123 0.09 539
34 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: FLORIDA/AUBURN ESPN2 7:00 PM 131 0.09 282
35 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.09 1,045
36 NBA REGULAR SEASON   L: DENVER/SACREMENTO NBA-TV 9:58 PM 158 0.09 288
37 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.09 247
38 PROPERTY BROS:FOREVER HOM HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 61 0.09 800
39 COLL BSKTBL: BIG EAST L: VILLANOVA/UCONN FOX SPORTS 1 6:30 PM 135 0.08 302
40 UNDISPUTED L: 1591 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.08 192
41 COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L: ARKANSAS/LSU ESPN2 9:11 PM 127 0.08 358
42 MOONSHINERS: AMERICAN SPI DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.08 570
43 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.08 1,406
44 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.08 1,136
45 JESSE WATTERS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.08 1,796
46 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.08 649
47 MOONSHINERS: MASTER DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.08 486
48 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.08 1,146
49 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.08 1,427
50 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.08 594
51 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.08 1,317
52 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.08 518
53 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.07 609
54 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.07 1,040
55 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.07 647
56 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.07 597
57 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.07 632
58 REVEALED REPACK HOME AND GARDEN TV 1:00 PM 60 0.07 332
59 PAW PATROL NICK JR 7:00 PM 24 0.07 242
60 PREMIER LEAGUE GOAL ZONE USA NETWORK 5:12 PM 48 0.07 154
61 HERD: JOY TAYLOR L: 1919 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.07 148
62 TIDINGS OF TERROR REPACK TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.06 417
63 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.06 1,274
64 NHL REGULAR SEASON L: CALGARY/SEATTLE TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:14 PM 160 0.06 204
65 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.06 618
66 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.06 1,066
67 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.06 660
68 AT THIS HOUR CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.06 631
69 SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN2 11:18 PM 72 0.06 181
70 SHORTYS DREAM SHOP MOTOR TREND 10:00 PM 60 0.06 316
71 ALL THE BEST/WORST 2022 CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.06 387
72 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.06 1,169
73 ALEX WAGNER TONIGHT MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.06 1,193
74 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.06 1,046
75 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.06 1,047
76 ROAD WARS A&E NETWORK 12:00 AM 28 0.05 309
77 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.05 1,212
78 MY DNA MYSTERY TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.05 434
79 HALLIE JACKSON REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.05 813
80 PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO USA NETWORK 2:00 PM 53 0.05 174
81 FULL CUSTOM GARAGE MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 60 0.05 408
82 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.05 562
83 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.05 532
84 DIESEL BROTHERS: N/A DISCOVERY CHANNEL 10:00 PM 120 0.05 249
85 CNN THIS MORNING CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.05 437
86 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:30 PM 30 0.05 409
87 NHL RS PREGAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:00 PM 34 0.05 261
88 FIRST THINGS FIRST L FOX SPORTS 1 3:00 PM 90 0.05 117
89 PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 11:00 AM 30 0.05 235
90 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.04 452
91 SECRET RESTORATION HISTORY 10:03 PM 62 0.04 478
92 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:00 PM 30 0.04 372
93 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.04 788
94 YULETIDE YETI REPACK TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.04 356
95 SPEAK L FOX SPORTS 1 4:30 PM 90 0.04 93
96 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 2:00 PM 60 0.04 758
97 NFL SLIMETIME NICKELODEON 7:00 PM 30 0.04 144
98 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 120 0.04 188
99 TECHCHECK CNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.03 175
100 FAST MONEY HALFTIME RPRT CNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.03 223
101 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.03 743
102 CHRIS JANSING REPORTS MSNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.03 787
103 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.03 729
104 FS1 COLLEGE HOOPS EXTRA L FOX SPORTS 1 8:45 PM 15 0.03 124
105 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN2 6:00 PM 60 0.03 129
106 MSNBC REPORTS- LIVE MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.03 708
107 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 8:00 AM 60 0.03 97
108 MORNING JOE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.03 954
109 GET UP: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.03 88
110 NHL RS POSTGAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 12:54 AM 30 0.03 95
111 MONEY COURT CNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.03 138
112 NBA POSTGAME SHOW NBA-TV 12:36 AM 54 0.03 130
113 FOX CBB TIP-OFF L FOX SPORTS 1 6:00 PM 30 0.03 68
114 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 1:00 PM 60 0.03 100
115 SPORTSCENTER AM ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.03 83
116 JOSE DIAZ-BALART REPORTS MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.03 766
117 INCREDIBLE DR POL SNAPS NAT GEO WILD 9:00 PM 62 0.03 208
118 CNN THIS MORNING CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 284
119 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.03 96
120 ASSISTED LIVING BET HER 8:30 PM 30 0.03 97
121 ALIANZA CAMINO AL EXITO 2 TUDN 9:00 PM 60 0.03 80
122 CNN THIS MORNING CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.02 386
123 AMERICA?S MORNING HEADQUA THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.02 176
124 COLL BSKTBL: BIG EAST L: XAVIER/ST. JOHNS FOX SPORTS 1 9:00 PM 134 0.02 122
125 ENGINEERING ON THE EDGE SCIENCE 10:00 PM 60 0.02 173
126 HOUSE OF PAYNE (2020) BET HER 8:00 PM 30 0.02 81
127 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.02 128
128 ENGINEERING CATASTROPHES SCIENCE 9:00 PM 60 0.02 213
129 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 60 0.02 98
130 NBA PREGAME SHOW NBA-TV 7:00 PM 33 0.02 98
131 AMERICA?S MORNING HEADQUA THE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.02 121
132 PRECIO DE HISTORIA S3 UNIVERSO 1:00 PM 30 0.02 59
133 NFL NOW NFL NETWORK 2:00 PM 60 0.02 115
134 CNN NEWSROOM LIVE CNN 2:00 AM 60 0.02 182
135 GOOD MORNING FOOTBALL: N/A NFL NETWORK 7:00 AM 180 0.02 82
136 PRECIO DE HISTORIA S3 UNIVERSO 12:30 PM 30 0.02 53
137 AMERICA?S MORNING HEADQUA THE WEATHER CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.02 99
138 EXCHANGE, THE CNBC 1:00 PM 60 0.02 185
139 AMERICA?S MORNING HEADQUA THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.02 164
140 FOOD PARADISE COOKING CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.02 112
141 QUIEN DA MAS TEXAS S5 UNIVERSO 1:30 PM 30 0.02 53
142 AMERICA?S MORNING HEADQUA THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.02 149
143 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 11:00 PM 60 0.02 33
144 PRECIO DE HISTORIA S3 UNIVERSO 12:00 PM 30 0.02 39
145 VARNEY & COMPANY FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 9:00 AM 60 0.02 284
146 CASO CERRADO UNIVERSO 12:00 AM 60 0.02 61
147 WEATHER UNDERGROUND THE WEATHER CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.01 85
148 VARNEY & COMPANY FOX BUSINESS NETWORK 10:00 AM 60 0.01 302
149 NFL SLIMETIME NICKTOONS 12:00 AM 30 0.01 70
150 HARD KNOCKS IN SEASON ?22 HBO PRIME 10:01 PM 47 0.01 93

 

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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.