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March 9, 2023

SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Wednesday 3.8.2023 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals UPDATED

 

BROADCAST FINALS

ABC:  THE CONNERS gained 0.03 to 0.42, THE GOLDBERGS lost 0.04 to 0.30, ABBOTT ELEMENTARY ticked up to 0.43, and NOT DEAD YET was down 0.04 to 0.25.  A MILLION LITTLE THINGS ticked down to 0.19.

CBS:  SURVIVOR rose 0.03 to 0.69, LINGO returned from a 2-week break down 0.04 to 0.26, and TRUE LIES was down 0.07 to 0.25.

NBC:  Reruns at 0.27/0.27/0.26.

FOX:  THE MASKED SINGER jumped a tenth to 0.65, and THE FARMER WANTS A WIFE premiered at 0.35.

CW:  THE FLASH was steady at 0.10, and the season finale of KUNG FU (which felt a lot like a series finale) held at 0.06.

TELEMUNDO:  CASA DE FAMOSOS slipped 0.02 to 0.27, SENOR DE CIELOS ticked down to 0.42, and JUEGO DE MENTIRAS was at 0.24.

UNIVISION:  PERSONA NUESTROS lost 0.03 to 0.40, ME CAMINO ES AMARTE gained 0.03 to 0.44, and CABO was steady at 0.36.

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  ESPN’s NBA doubleheader was at 0.37/0.35.  Bravo’s VANDERPUMP RULES was at 0.35/0.15 compared to last week’s 0.24.  TBS’s AEW: DYNAMITE gained 0.02 to 0.29, and POWER SLAP was down 0.04 to 0.05.  On BET, SISTAS rose 0.05 to 0.26 (BET simulcast at 0.03), and WINE DOWN ticked up to 0.11.  On Comedy Central, SOUTH PARK ticked up to 0.23, and BEAVIS & BUTTHEAD was up 0.04 to 0.15.  Cable news was led by Fox News’s TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT at 0.23/0.38/3.6M, with MSNBC’s REIDOUT at 0.07/1.2M, and CNN’s ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT at 0.07/600K.  ESPN’s coverage of the ACC TOURNAMENT was at 0.22/0.18/0.18/0.12.  FX’s SNOWFALL ticked up to 0.16.  Discovery’s MOONSHINERS was at 0.14/0.08 compared to last week’s 0.11/0.08.  On TLC, MY 600-LB LIFE dropped 0.04 to 0.12, and 1000-LB BEST FRIENDS was down 0.02 to 0.11.  On HGTV, NATE & JEREMIAH rose 0.04 to 0.12, and PROPERTY BROTHERS was steady at 0.09.  On Food Network, GUY’S GROCERY GAMES climbed 0.04 to 0.11.  Lifetime’s MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT ticked down to 0.11.  On History, AMERICAN PICKERS edged up 0.02 to 0.09.  A&E’s THE FIRST 48 ticked down to 0.08, and UNDERCOVER was at 0.07.  On ID, HOMICIDE HUNTER dropped 0.04 to 0.07, and.  Syfy’s THE ARK ticked up to 0.07.  Freeform’s GROWN-ISH held at 0.04. 

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Wednesday March 8, 2023 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: DALLAS/NEW ORLEANS ESPN 7:44 PM 141 0.37 1,177
2 VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.35 879
3 NBA REGULAR SEASON     L: TORONTO/LA CLIPPERS ESPN 10:05 PM 145 0.35 998
4 AEW: ALL ELITE WRESTLING: DYNAMITE 0179 SACRAMENTO CA TBS NETWORK 8:00 PM 120 0.29 858
5 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 10:00 PM 30 0.28 709
6 SISTAS SERIES S5 BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 9:00 PM 60 0.26 1,035
7 SOUTH PARK COMEDY CENTRAL 10:00 PM 30 0.23 473
8 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.23 3,622
9 ACC TOURNAMENT  L ESPN2 7:10 PM 114 0.22 886
10 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 12:30 AM 60 0.22 535
11 NBA COURTSIDE  L ESPN 7:30 PM 14 0.20 573
12 ACC TOURNAMENT  L: GEORGIA TECH/PITTSBURGH ESPN 2:35 PM 133 0.18 721
13 ACC TOURNAMENT  L: WAKE FOREST/SYRACUSE ESPN 12:00 PM 130 0.18 614
14 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.17 668
15 SNOWFALL FX 10:00 PM 64 0.16 450
16 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.16 524
17 VANDERPUMP RULES BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 0.15 403
18 BEAVIS & BUTT-HEAD COMEDY CENTRAL 10:30 PM 30 0.15 310
19 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.15 3,187
20 COLL BKBL SCOREBOARD  L ESPN 4:48 PM 12 0.15 596
21 COLL BKBL SCOREBOARD  L ESPN2 9:04 PM 22 0.15 668
22 NEIGHBORHOOD, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:30 PM 30 0.14 485
23 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.14 476
24 MOONSHINERS DISCOVERY CHANNEL 8:00 PM 61 0.14 708
25 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.14 2,540
26 SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN 1:30 AM 60 0.13 297
27 NBA PRE-GAME    L ESPN 7:00 PM 30 0.13 351
28 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.13 1,579
29 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.13 1,575
30 COLL BKBL SCOREBOARD  L ESPN 2:10 PM 25 0.13 506
31 JESSE WATTERS PRIMETIME FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.13 2,686
32 B1G MENS BASKETBALL L: NEBRASKA / MINNESOTA BIG TEN NETWORK 9:17 PM 132 0.13 555
33 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.13 363
34 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 30 0.13 408
35 ACC TOURNAMENT  L: VIRGINIA TECH/NC STATE ESPN2 9:26 PM 127 0.12 586
36 GUTFELD! FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.12 1,872
37 MY 600-LB LIFE: N/A TLC 8:00 PM 120 0.12 552
38 NATE & JEREMIAH HOME PROJ HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:01 PM 61 0.12 917
39 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:02 PM 30 0.12 940
40 NEIGHBORHOOD, THE BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 8:00 PM 30 0.12 416
41 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.12 2,442
42 GUYS GROCERY GAMES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.11 559
43 B1G MENS BASKETBALL L: WISCONSIN / OHIO STATE BIG TEN NETWORK 6:36 PM 132 0.11 557
44 WINE DOWN WITH MARY J. BL BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 10:00 PM 60 0.11 484
45 1000-LB BEST FRIENDS TLC 10:00 PM 60 0.11 619
46 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.11 1,460
47 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.11 1,935
48 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.11 1,495
49 OUTNUMBERED FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.11 1,747
50 FAULKNER FOCUS, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.11 1,574
51 MARRIED AT FIRST ST (LIF) LIFETIME TELEVISION 8:00 PM 93 0.11 777
52 B1G LIVE: BKB GAMEBREAK L BIG TEN NETWORK 8:48 PM 29 0.10 421
53 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.10 262
54 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.10 1,223
55 NHL REGULAR SEASON L: CHICAGO/DETROIT TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:34 PM 163 0.10 370
56 P+ CHALLENGE:WORLD CHAMP MTV 8:00 PM 95 0.10 213
57 AMERICA REPORTS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.10 1,384
58 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.10 407
59 AMERICAN PICKERS HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.09 844
60 PROPERTY BROS:FOREVER HOM HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 61 0.09 806
61 UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: R16: FC BAYERN MUNCHEN / PSG TUDN 2:30 PM 150 0.09 164
62 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:32 PM 30 0.08 842
63 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.08 858
64 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.08 1,389
65 MOONSHINERS: MASTER DISCOVERY CHANNEL 9:01 PM 62 0.08 428
66 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 58 0.08 351
67 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS L: C.D. OLIMPIA (HON)  VS. ATLAS (MEX) TUDN 8:00 PM 120 0.08 191
68 TOONING OUT THE NEWS COMEDY CENTRAL 11:30 PM 30 0.08 164
69 UNDERCOVER:CAUGHT ON TAPE A&E NETWORK 11:04 PM 59 0.07 258
70 TRAFFICKED W. MVZ NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9:00 PM 60 0.07 264
71 REIDOUT MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.07 1,163
72 HH: THE MAN WITH NO FACE: N/A INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 120 0.07 639
73 ALEX WAGNER TONIGHT MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.07 1,338
74 COLL BASK POST-SEASON  L: NORTHWESTERN STATE/TEXAS A&M-CC ESPN2 5:00 PM 130 0.07 251
75 TEXAS METAL MOTOR TREND 9:00 PM 64 0.07 376
76 INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY: CAPTAIN MARVEL TBS NETWORK 3:30 PM 150 0.07 293
77 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.07 567
78 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.07 1,373
79 ARK, THE SYFY 10:00 PM 60 0.07 361
80 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.07 611
81 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.07 638
82 AMERICAN PICKERS: BEST OF HISTORY 8:00 PM 60 0.07 590
83 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.07 666
84 UNDISPUTED L: 1641 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.07 177
85 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.07 966
86 NATE & JERE HM PROJ RPK HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:02 PM 58 0.07 526
87 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.07 570
88 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.06 1,511
89 BEAT W/ARI MELBER MSNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.06 1,351
90 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.06 562
91 COLL BASK POST-SEASON  L: NORTHERN ARIZONA/MONTANA STATE ESPN2 11:33 PM 145 0.06 186
92 THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 12:03 AM 58 0.06 212
93 SWITCH GSN 7:00 PM 30 0.06 431
94 TRAFFICKED FL NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10:00 PM 15 0.06 227
95 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.06 1,410
96 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.06 386
97 MAFS: AFTERPARTY LIFETIME TELEVISION 9:33 PM 30 0.06 595
98 BIG EAST CBB TOURN L: FIRST RD2: DEPAUL/SETON HALL FOX SPORTS 1 5:30 PM 138 0.06 219
99 HERD L: 1969 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.06 165
100 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.06 645
101 11TH HOUR W/ S. RUHLE MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.06 959
102 DATELINE: SECRETS UNCOVRD: 1120 SECRETS OF THE DESERT OXYGEN MEDIA 8:00 PM 120 0.06 454
103 TEXAS METALS LOUD LIFTED MOTOR TREND 10:04 PM 56 0.06 294
104 NFL LIVE                L ESPN2 4:00 PM 60 0.06 218
105 CNN PRIMETIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.06 461
106 POWER SLAP: ROAD TO TITLE TBS NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.05 220
107 NHL RS PREGAME TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 7:00 PM 34 0.05 164
108 DEADLINE:WHITE HOUSE: N/A MSNBC 4:00 PM 120 0.05 1,337
109 NHL REGULAR SEASON L: ANAHEIM/VANCOUVER TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 10:17 PM 152 0.05 191
110 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.05 564
111 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.05 294
112 BIG EAST CBB TOURN L FOX SPORTS 1 8:14 PM 113 0.05 220
113 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.05 539
114 WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC L: AUSTRALIA/KOREA FOX SPORTS 1 10:07 PM 231 0.05 134
115 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS L: VANCOUVER WHITECAPS / REAL CD ESPANA TUDN 10:00 PM 120 0.05 101
116 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.05 527
117 PEOPLE PUZZLER GSN 6:30 PM 30 0.05 442
118 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.05 539
119 INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY: ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS ST TBS NETWORK 12:30 PM 180 0.05 168
120 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.05 496
121 GROWN-ISH FREEFORM 10:30 PM 30 0.04 103
122 CNN THIS MORNING CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.04 432
123 THIS JUST IN L ESPN2 2:00 PM 60 0.04 135
124 CNN THIS MORNING CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.04 362
125 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.04 777
126 A10 BASKETBALL L: GEORGE WASHINGTON/ST. JOSEPHS USA NETWORK 5:00 PM 158 0.04 110
127 B1G LIVE: BKBL POSTGAME L BIG TEN NETWORK 11:29 PM 35 0.04 143
128 CONCACAF CHAMPIONS L: TAURO F.C. (PAN) VS. LEON (MEX) TUDN 6:00 PM 120 0.04 79
129 BIG 12 TOURNAMENT  L: TEXAS TECH/WEST VIRGINIA ESPNU 7:00 PM 123 0.04 248
130 MISION EUROPA L TUDN 5:00 PM 60 0.04 71
131 PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 10:30 AM 30 0.04 166
132 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 1:00 PM 60 0.04 117
133 INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY: GHOSTBUSTERS TBS NETWORK 9:30 AM 180 0.04 151
134 BIG EAST TOURN BRIDGE L FOX SPORTS 1 7:48 PM 26 0.04 197
135 A10 BASKETBALL L: GEORGE MASON/RICHMOND USA NETWORK 2:04 PM 134 0.04 136
136 SISTAS SERIES S5 BET HER 9:00 PM 60 0.03 162
137 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 12:00 PM 60 0.03 156
138 BOSSY BEAR NICKELODEON 11:00 AM 30 0.03 118
139 MY WIFE AND KIDS BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 1:48 PM 36 0.03 110
140 MORNING JOE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.03 853
141 SQUAWK ON THE STREET: N/A CNBC 9:00 AM 180 0.03 212
142 MASTER MINDS GSN 6:00 PM 30 0.03 463
143 A10 BASKETBALL L: DAVIDSON/ST. BONAVENTURE USA NETWORK 11:30 AM 154 0.03 138
144 MY WIFE AND KIDS BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 12:36 PM 36 0.03 69
145 NBA TODAY L ESPN2 3:00 PM 60 0.03 147
146 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.03 640
147 MY WIFE AND KIDS BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 1:12 PM 36 0.03 78
148 BIG EAST TOURN BRIDGE L FOX SPORTS 1 5:01 PM 29 0.03 98
149 KATY TUR REPORTS MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.03 740
150 CNN THIS MORNING CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.03 240

 

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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.